Characterized by its beautiful natural landscapes, Cochamó is located near the city of Puerto Varas, in the Province of Llanquihue, Los Lagos Region, and is made up of very important localities with a very high tourist attraction such as the Cochamó Valley, the Puelo River, the Manso River and the Reloncaví Estuary. This city can be accessed from Puerto Varas by route 5, also bordering Puerto Montt, Hualaihué and Argentina.
Cochamó is an ideal destination for lovers of extreme sports and at kupos.com we tell you what you need to know to get there and get around in this adventure center.
The Cochamó Valley, Kocha - Mo or "where the waters meet" in Mapuche translation, is known worldwide as one of the best destinations in South America for climbing, trekking, kayaking, rafting and mountain biking. It has rivers and large waterfalls that make it a paradise for extreme sports, with its gigantic granite walls for which it receives the name of the Yosemite of South America, in reference to the California park, which resembles its landscapes and climbing centers. You will find in this valley Cerro Arcoiris, a magical place where the birds, the sound of the water, the large and leafy trees, the imposing mountains, and all the elements of nature will invade you with tranquility.
This great ecosystem has many options to explore such as: Cerro Gorila, Cerro Catedral, Cerro Trinidad, Cerro Torrecillas, Cerro Tronador, Cerro Elefantes, the Amphitheater "The Big Wall" a destination only for experts, granite mountain of more than 1890 meters , and the unmissable Toboganes de Cochamó. A whole list of natural destinations to practice the activities that are of your interest.
By adjoining Argentina, Cochamó has great and strong cultural and economic alliances with the neighboring country, among them the exchange with the timber and livestock industry, which allows to promote the development of the city. Among its traditional festivities there are: La Quinta Minga Por Mar y Tierra, Maja Chilota in Llau-Llao and the Manners Festival of the Algueros de Pupelde, all these southern celebrations of marine gastronomy.
This city and its towns have a public and municipal library very well suited for reading lovers, trails where you can go horseback riding and hiking. In addition to national parks such as Vicente Pérez Rosales, a protected area since 1926 that stands out for the impressive turquoise colors of its waters, its diversity in flora and fauna, its snow-capped volcanoes and the Tagua Tagua Park with more than 3000 hectares of private protected area .
Cochamó is a magical place that you cannot miss. In kupos.com you can get bus tickets to Cochamó from Puerto Varas, Puerto Montt and Osorno with the company Sendero Valle Cochamó. You can also travel directly to Cochamó using shared rides from the kupos.com app, available for iOS and Android.