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Tortel Community Visit

Discover the isolated community of Tortel, sample local empanadas, and taste a famous pisco sour.

Included in your cruise
  • Explore the isolated village of Tortel.
  • Enjoy a community visit with traditional music, local empanadas, and a famous pisco sour.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Easy

  • Duration

    1h

  • Booking Code

    INCL-ATOR1

  • Notices

    We recommend wearing layered clothing, a windbreaker, rain jacket, and good walking shoes. Rain showers are common and unpredictable.  

Remote communities that are seldom visited by travelers do not have the tourist-related infrastructure common in bigger ports.

This is off the beaten track, so don’t expect professional guides, tour buses, or fancy souvenir shops. Isn’t this exactly the charm of these isolated settlements? In these places, we will likely land in small boats (RIBs), meet the representatives of the community at the landing site, and be guided by locals eager to show us the best of their villages.  

We may enjoy a singing or dance performance, taste local food, see craft demonstrations, visit a small museum, enter a church, see the social center, or stroll through the local market. Whatever they prepare for us, it is sure to be a unique experience prepared from the bottom of their hearts.

Practical information:

  • Language: English and Spanish

  • Included: Traditional music, handicraft stalls, empanadas, and pisco sour

  • Remarks/requirements: We recommend wearing layered clothing, a windbreaker, rain jacket, and good walking shoes. Rain showers are common and unpredictable.  

  • Walking information: Walking over unpaved terrain and boardwalks

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.