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Pucon And Its Beauties Tour

Country: Chile
City: Pucon ( Lake District)
Duration: 5 Day(s) - 4 Night(s)
Tour Category: Nature Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

Complete travel package in Pucón, visiting volcanic caves of Villarrica volcano, the waterfalls of Palguín and El León, trekking, horseback riding, and Mapuche cultural tour.

Day 1: City Tour

Transfer from Airport in Temuco to Hotel in Pucón or from Pucón bus station (We recommend arriving at Temuco early morning to make the City Tour from 11:00 hrs.) At 11:00 hrs. Pucón tour begins visiting the Quelhue gliding bridge, El Turbio volcanic corridor, Ojos del Caburga, Caburga Lake, and Huipil waterfall. Return to Pucon. Lodging.

Day 2: Volcanic Caves and Waterfalls or Trekking to Pichillancahue Glacier

Option A:

At 10:00 hrs. half-day excursion to Visit the Volcanic Caves, traveling in the lava tubes from 350 meters inside the Villarrica volcano. A guide will explain the chronology of the eruptions of one of the most active volcanos of the world.

At 16:00 hrs. half-day tour to Palguin waterfalls. We will visit El Turbio volcanic corridor, an east viewpoint of the Villarrica volcano, to continue to the Palguin Alto zone and El Palguin, La China, El Leon waterfalls. Rest at the Menetue Hot springs. Return to Pucon. Lodging

Option B:

At 07:00 hrs. full-day excursion Trekking at Pichillancahue glacier. We will visit the Palguin, La China, and El Leon waterfalls. At the first part of the path to the glacier, we will see a forest with araucarias, lenga, ñirres, and other native trees; and also a lava river, product of an old volcanic eruption. Then we will get to the glacier, where we can walk watching its cracks and cuts, which shows a light blue color with the rays of the sun. Rest at Menetue Hot springs. Return to Pucón, lodging.

Important: Option B is only available in the months of January and February.

Day 3: Mapuche Cultural Tour and Horseback Riding

At 10:00 hrs. half-day tour: Mapuche cultural tour visiting the Kilaleufu Indian housing and tasting samples of the traditional Mapuche food. Inside the house, a Mapuche woman will tell the visitors typical stories about the craftsmanship, customs, looms, and their special way of life. Return to Pucon.

In the afternoon half-day horseback riding at Los Nevados and Sierra Madre barbecue. The guide will teach us to adapt to the horse and then we will take a path through a native forest with oaks and other trees. The journey continues into a volcanic sand ground, where we will see Villarrica and Llaima volcanos. Returning by the same path. At Sierra Madre barbecue, dinner with choripanes, bread, beer, wine, and other drinks. Return to Pucon. Lodging.

Day 4: Trekking Huerquehue National Park

At 10:00 hrs. full-day excursion Trekking at Huerquehue National Park, to visit the 12.500 hectares of one of the most beautiful parks in Chile. Walking 850 meters to the Ñirrico path, at the shores of Tinquilco lagoon, to go out for seven kilometers and travel around the Chica, Toro, and Green lagoons. In the return, relaxing time on Termas del Huife medicinal waters. Return to Pucon.

Day 5: Transfer

Transfer out Pucón – Temuco airport or Pucón Bus Station.

Min 2 people

Includes:

- Transfers.

- Lodging.

- English guide.

- Villarrica and Huerquehue National Park entrance.

- Hot spring entrance.

- Box lunch trekking to Huerquehue National Park.

- Box Lunch Trekking to Pichillancahue glacier.

Does not Include:

- Air tickets.

- Personal travel insurance.

- Tips.

- Extras not indicated in the itinerary.

Important:

- Rates are valid for a minimum of 2 passengers.

- Excursions are subject to weather conditions.

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