Bosquepiedra ramble + UNESCO churches

Wander into Chiloé’s mystical native forest on the shores of Lake Huillinco – discover why UNESCO designated Chiloé’s wooden churches important world heritage sites – and enjoy a traditional lunch made by local indigenous family – plus all the beauty and unplanned excitement the island has to offer!

Book your forest and UNESCO excursion now!

What we'll do:

Castro's iconic houses on stilts

Dalcahue's stunning UNESCO church

  • Tour leaves from Ancud
  • Stop in iconic fishing port Dalcahue to browse the lively crafts market, home to some of the archipelago's most unique wood and wool creations
  • Visit UNESCO church in Dalcahue plaza - a extraordinary example of the fusion of local elements and masterful Chilote carpentry
  • View and photograph the palafitos (houses on stilts) in Castro, the capital of Chiloé
  • Partake in a traditional lunch overlooking the shores of Lake Huillinco
  • Guided exploration in spectacular native forest at Bosquepiedra, with hectares of Tepual and old growth Temperate Rainforest. This is a wonderful chance to learn about one of the world's most unique forest environments first hand.


Chucao tapaculo (Scelorchilus rubecula), one of the cheeky birds we can see in the native forest


Includes: private transport, bilingual guide, traditional lunch, entrance and guided visit to Bosquepiedra, drop-off in Ancud or Castro


Does not include: tips, alcohol or beverages, travel insurance, souvenirs


Please note: This can be integrated into a multi-day tour for a discounted price!