HIKING TO THE TOP OF VOLCANO VILLARRICA
Staring into the abyss of an active volcano and living to tell the tale
A sudden cloudburst and a heavy shower pass as quickly as they began, and the sky is soon an intense, deep blue once more. Breathe in the earthy, humid scents of the forest and meet some of the warmest, friendliest people on earth. Welcome to the south of Chile! Discover its singular beauty and the unique living heritage of its original peoples.
Without a doubt, the Mapuche culture is a fundamental element in the central Chilean heartland. Experience some of the indigenous traditions when you sleep in a ruca and feast on typical regional dishes.
Ski through ancient native forests, and take the opportunity to relax and recharge your batteries at one of the many natural spas to be found in these breathtaking landscapes.
Practice your favorite water sports in southern Chile’s countless lakes and rivers. Enjoy a day’s fishing or simply explore and observe the extraordinary flora and fauna of our nature reserves and national parks. If you’re an adventurer at heart, head for Pucón on the shores of Lake Villarrica for adrenaline-filled white-water rafting, hydrospeed or canyoning!
Be amazed by the stunning beauty of this small Andean town. Here you can hike, bike, climb or ride horseback among rivers, waterfalls, cliffs and magic forests. And if you come during the winter, you can take advantage of the[...]
One of the most active volcanoes in Latin America, this has become an adventure wonderland thanks to its beautiful landscape and the large number of glaciers that have made it famous. You can climb by foot to the crater of[...]
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Naturally crystal-clear, the Ranco Lake invites you to gaze upon it from each and every possible angle and perspective. Take the traditional tour around the lake and do all kinds of water sports. Follow the paths that surround the lake[...]
This is the only place in the world where Humboldt and Magallanic penguins live together. You can take sea tours around the islets, see them firsthand and take pictures of whales, otters, ducks and cormorants. Get to know the coastal[...]
Located among hills and an exuberant vegetation, this city invites you take a walk, try its seafood restaurants, visit its arts and crafts shops and be taken away by the colorful “palafitos” (houses built on stilts) along its promenade, a[...]