Spanish Lessons with a twist of travel in Chiloé Cultural Island
3 Days/ 2 Nights
Included: bilingual guide, private transportation, 3 lunches, all activities and taxes. Note: meals are from a set tourist menu with a vegetarian option. The first non-alcoholic beverage included Not included: alcohol, tips.
Day 1 – Arrival to Castro –You will arrive to the bus terminal or airport to the city of Castro where you will meet you guide/tutor. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. After lunch we will spend a couple hours evaluating your needs in learning Spanish and that evening suggest a place for you to lodge and have a dinner. (Pick up at Bus terminal or Castro Airport. Lunch at a local Restaurant. 2-hour Spanish lesson)
Day 2 – City of Castro – After a nice breakfast at your hotel we will pick you up to go visit the colourful farmer’s market of Castro where you will learn about the freshest products from the country and the sea, both in English and Spanish. We will then go to our office where you will spend two intensive hours of Spanish lessons. We will go for lunch at a local restaurant and perhaps a nice coffee or tea after lunch. In the Afternoon we will walk around Castro enjoying some of its major highlights such as the Church of San Francisco declared World Heritage by UNESCO which dates from 1912 and was built entirely in wood. Castro’s famous Palafitos which are stilt houses iconic of the island life, local museum, and handicrafts market among others. Early evening return to lodging. (Bilingual guide/tutor, lunch at a local restaurant , 2 hour Spanish lesson, coffee break, activities, transportation if needed, city tour)
Day 2 – Dalcahue and Quinchao Island – After breakfast we will have another 2-hour Spanish lesson applying what we learned the previous day and we will head to de fishing village of Dalcahue where we will visit its colorful market and have lunch in its traditional cookeries where we will try some of the typical gastronomy of the island. During the afternoon we will take a ferry and cross to the island of Quinchao which is the largest of the archipelago and home to the oldest Jesuit wooden church in the south of Chile. During the evening we will take you to your lodging. (Transportation, bilingual guide/tutor, 2-hour Spanish lesson, lunch at local cookeries, coffee break, activities, ferry crossing)
Day 3 – Chiloe Natural Park – Your guide/tutor will meet you at your hotel from where we will drive south to the city of Chonchi, home to another Unesco church from where we will continue West to the Pacific Coast bordering the Huillinco and Cucao Lakes. This is the southern entrance to the National Park where we will walk into the Chiloe forest and visit a 25 Km. (40 mile) pristine beach enjoying a gourmet picnic lunch. We will be returning back to Castro at aroun !7:00 hrs. (Transportation, bilingual guide/tutor, visit to Chonchi, admission to the National Park, picnic lunch)
Lunches are from a set menu with a vegetarian option. It does not include lodging. We can help you in finding a good and nice lodging.