Fly fish for trout on the Yelcho River in Chile.

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Chimalfe Patagonia Lodge

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January 15 - 22, 2022
January 23 - 29, 2022

7 nights, 7 days guided fishing
6 nights, 6 days guided fishing

From $5,680 per angler for 7 nights, 7 days
From $5,450 per angler for 6 nights, 6 days

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The Story

Luxury accommodations, fine Chilean cuisine, spectacular views, fantastic fishing experiences for large brown and rainbow trout—all best describe Chimalfe Patagonia Lodge. This modern lodge is nestled on a hill with a unique and stunning view of the headwaters of the Yelcho River in the Lake District of southern Chile. This location allows access to both the lake as well as fly fishing for trout on the Palena, Yelcho, and Futaleufú Rivers. Together, these three rivers offer endless miles of world-class streamer and dry-fly fishing to large, aggressive brown and rainbow trout. Following each fishing day, picture yourself relaxing on the lodge’s deck, taking in views of glaciers and the Andes Mountains, while enjoying a pisco sour or a glass of Chilean red wine planning the next day’s adventures.

January 15th – 22nd, 2022
7 nights and 7 days of guided fishing
$5,680 per angler or non-angler sharing a room and a guide

  • Group is limited to 8 guests - single room packages w/ shared guide package is available, but very limited.

  • Private room + private guide supplement is an additional $4,410

January 23rd – 29th, 2022
6 nights and 6 days of guided fishing
$5,450 per angler sharing a room and a guide $3,900 per non-angler sharing a room

  • Single anglers traveling alone will not pay a private guide supplement if they are willing to share with another single angler (limited availability to 2 for this special departure).

  • Private room supplement is $2,000 (limited availability and must be willing to share a guide) Private room + private guide supplement is an additional $4,500

  • Fishing is based on 2 anglers per guide for a shared guide package, or 1 angler per guide for a private guide package. Anglers traveling alone pay for a private room package. Anglers traveling alone, or with a non-angling companion, who are willing to share a guide with another single angler pay the shared guide rate.

What’s Included:

  • Seven or Six nights’ accommodations
  • Seven or Six days of guided fly fishing (flies included)
  • All meals and beverages, including house wine and beer
  • Transportation between your hotel in Puerto Varas and La Paloma Airfield
  • Roundtrip flights from La Paloma Airfield to and from Chaitén and transfers to and from the lodge.

What’s Not Included:

  • International airfare or special transfers
  • Hotel or meals in Puerto Varas
  • Transfer to hotel in Puerto Varas on arrival day
  • Fishing licenses
  • Fishing equipment
  • Guide & staff gratuities
  • Trip cancellation insurance

The large, comfortable lodge offers four bedrooms on the first floor and two on the second floor. Each one has a private bathroom and central heating.

We try to have groups no bigger than 10 rods.

We'll gather at a big dining room table to enjoy breakfast and dinners, so we can talk about our experiences and share fish stories.

A beatiful living room with a fireplace and a stunning view will allow you to take in mountains and the wilderness around us.

Be ready for a gourmet experience! Our Chef will provide a mix of Chilean and international cuisine. You will have a chance to taste local products from small farms and local fishermen.

We provide all non-alcoholic drinks and wine. Feel free to bring whatever liquor you like.

Orvis Travel Terms and Conditions

Reservations, Deposits & Payments

The deposit is 50% of the trip price unless stated differently in the itinerary. Deposits may be made by check or credit card: Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover Card. The balance of the trip cost is due 90 days before departure, except where specified differently on individual itineraries. The balance will be charged automatically to the credit card used for the deposit, unless otherwise specified. Any changes made to the method of payment after the final balance has been collected are subject to processing fees.

A reservation form and release are required prior to departure.

All prices must be paid in U.S. dollars. Deposits are not transferable from one trip to another.

Prices quoted are based on foreign exchange values and tariffs currently in effect and prices are subject to change. Orvis Adventures reserves the right to adjust prices accordingly until the time of departure.

Planning information

When your reservation is confirmed, you will receive planning information to guide you through trip preparations. Details about arrival and departure, clothing and equipment, trip cancellation insurance, pre- and post- trip extensions, visas and documents and activities are included in the planning information.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Although cancellation fees may be higher for some trips, the following minimum cancellation fees will apply:

Days Prior to Trip Fee
+ 90 days $300 per person
89 days or less 100% of cost

For trips that include an Orvis gift card or Orvis merchandise, the retail value of the gift card or merchandise is non-refundable upon delivery. Cancellation fees cannot be waived for any reason, including health, business or personal emergencies, or weather.

We strongly urge you to purchase trip cancellation insurance.

No refunds will be made for unused portions of a trip, including late arrival or early departure. Guide fees and hotel costs are not refundable if unused as outlined in the itinerary. Orvis reserves the right to modify an itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control. In the unlikely event that Orvis must cancel a tour, all payments received to date will be refunded, which constitutes a full settlement.

Orvis is not responsible for expenses incurred in preparation of any canceled trip, including airline tickets and visas fees.

Cancellation Insurance

Your planning information includes information for travel insurance covering cancel for any reason, cancellation for medical reasons, trip delay, medical expenses, lost baggage and medical evacuation. We urge you to obtain this coverage.

Share policies

Trip prices are based on double occupancy. Single rooms & cabins are limited. If you request a single room, a single supplement will apply as noted in the itinerary. We will confirm the single room as early as possible, but in some cases it may not be earlier than 30 days prior to the trip. If you request a roommate, we can usually pair you with another guest of the same gender, and no single supplement will apply. If you request a roommate, and one is not available, we will only charge you the single supplement if required by the lodge or facility used in the trip.

Children under 18 must share a room with a parent or other family member. In some cases this may be waived.

Passports and documents

International trips require a passport. Check your passport early and make sure it has six months validity at the time of travel. A visa is needed in some countries and we will send you complete details and instructions.

Arrival and Departure

Group transfers from a central location such as an airport are described in the itinerary, and are included in the land cost.. Transfers are not included in the land cost if you arrive early or leave after the scheduled departure day.

Equipment & clothing

You will receive a detailed list of appropriate gear with your trip planning information.

Airline reservations

The land cost of your trip does not include airfare.

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Baggage and personal effects, including items purchased, guns, fishing equipment or sporting goods are the sole responsibility of the owners at all times and no employee/agent of Orvis Travel, its subsidiaries, affiliated or associated companies is authorized to accept these for storage, safekeeping, or transportation.

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