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.
Specializing in horseback, packhorses and horse-trekking combos
Cochamó locals Favian Sandoval, his sister Tatiana and father Pelluco run an excellent horse guiding, pack horse and hiking outfit through the Cochamó Valley. He and his team have earned their reputation as the best and most responsible local guides and trips. As family they work towards every detail through their multi-day excursions into some of Patagonia's best gems.
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Specializes in rock climbing and trekking
Nicolás Rivas, an excellent and well-liked guide in Cochamó, has years of experience teaching and climbing in the area. Client's know him as very fun, professional and responsible, and works closely with locals to help organize trips and has spent much of his time contributing back to community in Cochamó Valley. He can guide you up the best route in Cochamó for you. He also writes for "Chile Climbers", an online publication for climbing in Chile.
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Specializes in sea kayaking, mountain biking and trekking
Sin duda que para los apasionados por el kayak y trekking o cualquiera que desee admirar este sorprendente lugar desde otra perspectiva, Cristian Cea de Patagonia Nativa te puede ayudar. Cristian estŠ capacitado para realizar todo tipo de actividades al aire libre, sin dejar rastros. English spoken.
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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 summits, including those in the Cochamů 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 Cochamů Valley outdoor recreation grow.
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