It's not necessary to have a guide to visit Cochamó Valley, but these professionals can simplify the logistics, take you to hidden treasures otherwise difficult to find, educate you about the area and create a more memorable experience.
The following is a list of guides we know personally and have proven responsible, knowledgeable and fun at what they have dedicated their life to do.
Specializing in horseback, packhorses and horse-trekking combos
Cochamó local Favian Sandoval and French Jordane Michard form an excellent balance as a team who specialize in both horse guiding, pack horses and hiking through the Cochamó Valley. They have earned their reputation as the best local guides and work to conserve the valley's beauties.
More info about Southern Trips.
Contact Southern Trips.
Specializing in trekking, sea kayaking and coordinating group trips
Owner Rodrigo Condeza has dedicated not only his career as a guide for both trekking and kayaking in the Cochamó Valley and region but also, as president of Conservación Cochamó, has lead efforts to stop hydroelectric construction efforts by powerful international energy companies. He and his team of professional and certified guides will enrich your visit to the valley.
More info about Miralejos.
Specializing in reaching peaks, trekking and climbing
Jose Dattoli - owner of Trekka, professional guide and mountaineering instructor - has mastered most of the peaks in the region and is the one to choose for helping you acheive southern Chile's most beautiful peaks, including those in the Cochamó Valley. Apart from his accomplishments in his professional field, he has dedicated much of his own time volunteering building bridges, opening routes, trail work and helping the Cochamó Valley outdoor recreation grow.
More info about Trekka.