TRIP RECOMMENDATIONS: VALDIVIA
In Valdivia we can find money exchange offices, ATMs and stores that accept credit cards. However, it is recommended to use cash in case you go to more rural areas.
To reach Valdivia you can take a domestic flight from Santiago to Pichoy Airport, located 32 kilometers from the city.
You can get there by bus from major cities. The trip from Santiago covers 839 miles and takes about 12 hours.
In Valdivia there are buses and taxis called colectivos, as well as transportation by water, a unique initiative in the city of Chile.
In the Calle Calle River passenger tranfers circulate and allows to tour the piers in the area, through moving boats with solar energy. These also go to the campuses of universities Austral de Chile and San Sebastián.
The dialing code of the city of Valdivia is 63. To call from abroad, you must dial the international code of Chile which is 56, then the 63 which is the code for Valdivia and finally the telephone number.