HIKING TO THE TOP OF VOLCANO VILLARRICA
Staring into the abyss of an active volcano and living to tell the tale
Are you foodie and an outdoor enthusiast? Then Pucón will suit you down to the ground. The perfect combination of a thriving gastronomic scene and stunning landscapes. Mouth-watering, cosmopolitan menus showcasing the best of indigenous Mapuche cuisine and indulgent German dessert and patisserie traditions.
Get ready to fill your days with fun: choose from among the many restaurants, markets and craft fairs, or take your chances in one of the lakeside town’s elegant casinos. Take a break and relax in one of the region’s delightful spas, where the warm and healing waters will invigorate your body and rejuvenate your senses.
Satisfy your sporty side with rafting, canopying, canyoning and trekking amidst the area’s breathtaking volcanoes, rivers and lakes. And if you crave yet more adrenaline, why not show off your snowboarding skills on the steep slopes of the nearby snow-capped mountains?
Visit some of the area’s fine National Parks and enjoy profound silence in the ancient araucaria forests, broken only by birdsong. Lie patiently in wait to photograph the native wildlife; we guarantee you will fall in love with unique species such as the impossibly cute Colocolo opossum and the endearing pudu (the world’s smallest deer).
Go skiing and snowboarding on the slopes of the Villarrica Volcano and enjoy the sight of five lakes in the south of Chile from the summit. Visit this ski resort located just 20 minutes from Pucón, which has become snowboard[...]
Come and see a landscape that will take you back to prehistoric times. Millennial araucarias and volcanic material can be found among the forests right in the heart of the park, many of them untouched and ancient. Its 60,000 hectares[...]
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Trails that run through magnificient untouched araucaria forests where several kinds of wild species live; snow-covered mountains that protect beautiful lagoons and the caldera of an ancient volcano, which hides an amazing glacier, are the natural attractions of the Villarrica[...]
63,000 hectares with extensive forests full of araucarias and native species create a woody area where several species of animals that you won't find anywhere else live. They will turn your journey through the park into a unique experience. The[...]
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Let your imagination run free and feel a special connection with mother nature in the Arauco territory. Its rich Mapuche cosmovision is still practiced both inside their "rukas" (native huts) and the ancient araucaria forests that surround it. You'll be[...]