How to get to Puerto Varas & Arrebol Patagonia Hotel?

You can reach the El Tepual airport (Puerto Montt, capital of the Lake District) located 30 km from the city of Puerto Varas. There are daily flights Lan Chile (One World) to Puerto Montt from Santiago (capital of Chile).Flight duration 1:30 hours from Santiago.

By Car: From Santiago are approximately 1,000 km by land and get throughh Route 5 south and from Punta Arenas are approximately 2,300 km. From Punta Arenas trip north it takes place on the Argentine side and cross to Chile through Paso Monte Aymond Argentina near the city of Río Gallegos and 192 km from Punta Arenas.

By Bus: From Santiago you can take regular buses at the terminal Santiago (Chile University station metro). The trip takes about 12 hours and departures are during the night to reach the city of Puerto Varas in the morning.

•  Alameda Bus Station: Bernardo O'Higgins Av 3570, Universidad de Santiago subway.

Phone: (56-2) 7762424

• Santiago Bus Station (former South Terminal): Alameda and Nicasio Retamales, 150 meters west of the Terminal Alameda.

Phone: (56-2) 3761750n

It is possible to make a journey from Puerto Natales to Puerto Montt, crossing the southern channels in a Navimag boat.

Departures: Friday 14:00 arrival to Puerto Natales on Monday at 15:00 AM.

​Border Crossing


Paso Pérez Rosales

Located 1022 meters above sea level and 120 km from Puerto Varas, by Route 5 to Ensenada; the road is a gravel road for 16 Km to Lake Todos Los Santos. Rafting 50 km from Lake Todos Los Santos; 26 Km from Peulla to Step, entering Argentina by Puerto Frias in the lagoon of the same name on the west end of Lake Nahuel Huapi.


Paso Río Puelo

From Puerto Varas you can get close to Puelo through the route between Ensenada, Cochamó and Puelo, from there access through trails, hiking trails, river rafts or lake tours is only possible. Crossing reaches the Lago Puelo in Argentina, which must travel along its north coast to the little town of Lago Puelo improved route that communicates with El Bolson.


Paso Cardenal Samoré

This Border Crossing joins the National Route 231 Argentina with Puyehue Osorno-Chile-Argentina route. The adjacent localities are Villa La Angostura and San Carlos de Bariloche in Argentina and Entre Lagos and Osorno in Chile.

Camino Ensenada Km 1,5. Ruta 225 - Puerto Varas, Región de Los Lagos - CHILE