The memorable beauty of the landscape, with its lush rainforest, expanses of pampas, snow-capped mountains, lakes, waterfalls and rivers, the varied ecosystems and diverse wildlife and birdlife combine to make Huilo Huilo a superb addition to any visit to this part of Chile. Guided hikes, kayaking, fly fishing sailing, mountain biking, jeep or horseback safaris are all hugely enjoyable pastimes, as are the more adventurous activities such as zip wires and canopy walkways.
Reasons to visit Huilo Huilo include:
The rainy, temperate weather makes this a year-round destination.
Time: GMT -4 hours
There are direct flights from London Heathrow to Santiago, which operate 4 times a week and take 14 hours 40 minutes. The Chilean airline, LATAM, flies via Madrid.
Language: The official language is Spanish. but other local languages are also spoken. English is spoken quite widely.
Visas are not currently required for British passport holders staying for up to 90 days, who are issued with a ‘Tarjeta de Turismo-Tourist Card’ on arrival. You must retain this and present it to immigration on departure.
Generally none is compulsory but we recommend the following: hepatitis A and B, typhoid, diphtheria, meningitis, tetanus, rabies and polio. There is no malaria in Chile. A yellow fever certificate is required if you are coming from an infected area.