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Puerto Montt Half Day Tour: Explore the Local Side of the City

Puerto Montt is a port city sustained mostly by salmon farming and tourism. Its cultural influences are a mix of German colonists and indigenous Mapuche, yielding a fascinating mix of food, architecture, and traditions. This half day tour shows you the local side of Puerto Montt, focusing on the people, food, and neighborhoods not typically experienced by tourists. Your local guide will show you the best places to get coffee, fish, and a glass of “cold tea” (hint: it’s white wine).

USD $117.00USD $377.00

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Discover the Local-Side of Puerto Montt with this Half Day Tour

Puerto Montt is a port city sustained mostly by salmon farming and tourism. Its cultural influences are a mix of German colonists and indigenous Mapuche, yielding a fascinating mix of food, architecture, and traditions. This half day tour shows you the local side of Puerto Montt, focusing on the people, food, and neighborhoods not typically experienced by tourists. Your local guide will show you the best places to get coffee, fish, and a glass of “cold tea” (hint: it’s white wine). These tours in Puerto Montt will be sure to expose you to the unique local life. This tour will have you taking micros and colectivos – the local public transportation – and otherwise getting around like you live there!

Highlights

  • Get to know the local life of Puerto Montt
  • Experience the public and traditional transportation
  • Discover the best places to eat in the area
  • Explore neighborhoods and local markets
  • See spectacular views of the inland sea of Puerto Montt

Tour Information

Duration: 6-8 hrs
Start/ End location: Puerto Montt
Availability: Year Round
Miscellaneous: This tour has a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 8

Itinerary 

Your local guide will pick you up at your hotel at 7:30 am (don’t worry if that sounds early – the start time is flexible!). You will begin at Padre Hurtado Market, which is a great introduction to Chilean markets and a perfect spot for a coffee and conversation with local people. Also, you will be taken to President Ibañez Market, a place where a large variety of farm products and seafood from the nearby islands are sold.

Besides that, you will visit the downtown and appreciate the interesting mix of architecture, which is a mix of Chilean, German, and indigenous Mapuche design. Angelmo will be another stop of your tour, it’s the most complete market in Southern Chile. Here, you will enjoy lunch and a glass of the local “cold tea” (white wine).

What’s Included 

  • Professional Local Tour Guide (with Wilderness First Response Guide Accreditation)
  • 1 Mineral water per person
  • 1 Snack per person
  • Private transportation, fully equipped

What’s Not Included

  • Travel insurance
  • Meals
  • Museum entrance
  • Personal equipment
  • Tips
  • Anything not listed in the program

What to Bring

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Trekking boots or tennis shoes
  • Trekking pole (optional, but recommended)
  • Backpack
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Cap or hat
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses

Important Notes

  •  It is essential that you wear layered clothing in order to fully enjoy and participate in this excursion: windbreaker, sunglasses, hat, and sun protector.

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