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To Futaleufu
Bus from Santiago/ Osorno /  thru Argentina

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Arrival
1. Fly from Miami on economical flights through Brazil or another South American country.
2. Arrive Santiago on Thursday. Take an overnight bus to Osorno arriving by 6:30 a.m. Friday morning.
3. Friday morning connect on a direct bus from Osorno (7 a.m.)  through Argentina to Futaleufu (12 hours).
4. Spend Friday and Saturday night in a Futaleufu hostel.
5. Trip pick-up Sunday morning in Futaleufu.



Return
1. Exchile trip drop-off at 7 p.m at your hostel in Futaleufu.
2. Return on Sunday via direct bus through Argentina to Osorno or Puerto Montt.
3. Return to Santiago.







Brief Route Description:
This route is recommend for those that are looking for a very economical way of traveling to Futaleufu. It is a great way to get a kayak to Futaleufu. They will load it on the bus, and it will arrive with you to Futaleufu. We also recommend this route for employees that are arriving to Futaleufu to work with us. Some patience and  knowledge of Spanish is helpful on this route.

Air Ticket:
These layover flights are the cheapest way to get to South America.
Ask Gilda about them if you have the time and the patience. http://www.exchile.com/airfaresearch.html  

Important Arrival Information:
Upon arriving in Santiago on Thursday you may have some time to visit Santiago. There are storage areas at the bus terminal to store your luggage before the evening bus departs to Osorno.  Be careful to watch your bags in the bus station while waiting for the bus.

Ground Transport:
Purchase a bus ticket online for a bus that arrives in Osorno around 6 a.m. so you have time to connect at 7 a.m. at the terminal to the bus Trans Austral Friday morning to Futaleufu.  You can purchase the bus ticket from Santiago to Puerto Montt online using the link below. The ticket for Osorno to Futaleufu can be reserved over the phone and paid for on the bus. You may need some spanish. Our office can help you.

Return departs Futaleufu on early Sunday morning arriving in  Osorno around 8 pm. You can connect on an evening bus to Santiago.  Make the reserve no earlier than 10 p.m. for the bus to Santiago. This gives you plenty of time for the connection.Ground Transport Santiago to Futualeufu.


Pre and Post trip Hotel Reserve in Futaleufu
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Small hotels and hostels are available in Futaleufu before your trips starts. It is difficult to make reserves with them directly or via travel agents. Make your reserve at this link. Reserve your hotel here.


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Located in the South America, Expediciones Chile specializes in adventure travel vacations in Patagonia, Chile and Argentina. Go Patagonia rafting on Chile’s world famous Futaleufu river. Go trekking in Chile with us and experience Torres de Paine, Cerro FitzRoy, Las Glaciares National Parks. Go Patagonia horseback riding in the Futaleufu valley. Kayak Chile whitewater from Expediciones Chile kayak eco camp. Go sea kayaking Chile from the Andes to the Ocean or participate in a kayak instruction week. We also have yoga rafting trips and eco tours. Experience world class fly fishing Patagonia style from our fly fishing ranch. Skiing Chile and Argentina trips. Find information about travel in Patagonia, Chile maps and weather in Patagonia on our website.

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