pucon, pucon 09809
location: 786 Km. Southern santiago
Altitude: 280 m.s.n.v.
Transportation to and from Pucon
Bus available from Santiago/Temuco/valdivia/ san martin de los Andes
This site is dedicated to the many travellers who have stayed at La casita Guest House over the past three years, it is because their enthusiasm that I decided to inform others about this great place that I call home.
Situated on the edge of Lake Villarrica at the foot of the most active Volcano in South America.Pucon is an small town with modern facilities geared towards adventure travellers. Aside from the Volcano, Pucon's attractions Include:
CLIMB THE VOLCANO:
Grab your ice pick,crampons and backpack for a 8 to 9 hours hike up the most active volcano in South America " Volcano Villarrica" From the crater'sedge you can peer down at molten lava and then turn around to see beautiful view of the "Lake District". Equipment and guide is incluided in tour; no previous experience required!! Important!!: Only some Travel agencie are allow to climb the Volcano!! be shore that you you get the ritgh one...
SKI THE VOLCANO:
Head back up the volcano, this time by ski lift for a scenic run through the fresh powder on one of the best slopes in southern chile. The ski center's food court offers fresh,fireside meals and snacks, bathrooms, and other services typical of a modern skicenter.Price includes ski and rental, lift tickets and transportation
Create your own one or two day tour from some of the many possibilities that the area surrounding Pucon offerr.among these, some of them are listed bellow:
This tour takes you by mnay of the natural highlights of the area.You will begin at the Ojos de Caburgua, a group of beautiful waterfalls and streams.From there , you will head to see other nearby waterfalls,the pristine mountainous countryside,and breathtaking views of lakes Villarrica and Caburgua;giving you ample photo ppoprtunities.Next,takea break from your sightseeing at one of the many thermal baths in the region.
Price incluides Trasportation, Guide and 1/2 day or one full day riding through the scenic countryside of farmland,mmountain stream and waterfalls
Southern Chile offers a good variety of trails for all skill levels.Pucon is no exception.ride along the lakefront, through downtown Pucon up the singletrack to the base of the volcano,to neighboring towns,national parks, or to wherever your heart desires. Bike alone or with a knowledgeable guide to accompany you
If a more inexpensive and relaxing activity you have in mind try rowboating in nearby Lake Villarrica
Privating tutoring for all skill levels offered daily in the pleasant,comfortable setting of a private home.
*The Lessons are given are given in one week blocks!!!!!
Once a week, local farmers bring their fastest horses down from the mountains to showthem off at the “Carreras a la Chilena”, The races which consist of a fenced of 200 meters sprint,with plenty of liquid encouragement and “Empanadas Fritas” to go around,the races are worth betting on if your spanish is up to the task.The races offer visitors a relaxed,friendly atmosphere and great chance to meet the local farmers.
RAFTING: Raft or kayak the Trancura river on either class three or pkus five rapids.Companies provide instruction,waterproof gear,and knowledge of the whitewater.Enjoy pristine views of the surrounding mountains and Volcano.Whether to get feet wet, the Trancura offers plenty of opportunities to get your adrenaline going .
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