The trail leading to "El Muelle del Alma" in Cucao, has become an unmissable for those who come to explore the island of Chiloe. A highly scenic route through the beautiful countryside and along the coast, crowned by a work of art that makes reference to the local mythology.
According to the Chiloense oral tradition , when a person dies his spirit must go to this sector and call Tempilkawe, the Rafter, legendary character who comes on his raft made of foam and takes the departed soul, claiming their pay in precious stones, the same ones that can be found on the beach of Rahue, naturally polished by erosion.
Transfer from Castro (pick up at hotels) to the west coast of Chiloe Island, 10km south to the town of Cucao we hike in the area known as “Punta Pirulil”, towards the Pacific Ocean, where we’ll find a magical place on a natural viewpoint
2,5 hour hike round trip (6km in total) difficulty medium to high (in winter the difficulty increases due to the abundant mud). Activity suitable for children over 12 years.
Visit Lake Huillinco, hike on "Punta Pirulil" to the legendary "Muelle del Alma" and visit Chiloe National Park.
Services includes: transfer from Castro, entrance fees to "Punta Pirulil" and Chiloe National Park, qualified guide, snack (mineral water and a biscuit). Does not include restaurant consumption (lunch).
Rates do not apply to private tours or cruise ship passengers (request by e-mail).