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Tour to Chile: Valley los Volcanes (Temuco, Cauracatín, Radalco)

OVERVIEW
The Andean Araucanía, located north of the IX region, has six communes which amaze for the natural and cultural settings.  The mountains are the mayor attractiveness of the territory, being the snow a distinctive factor. Besides, there are waterfalls, rivers and lakes. There are active volcanoes too, which originate a variety of thermal springs.

The Andean Araucanía also has parks and national reserves, like Natural Park Conguillio and Natural Park Tolhuaca, and also the National Reserve Malleco, Malalcahuello – Nalcas and National Reserve Alto Biobío. This area is strongly related to the Pehuenches, a mountain town of the Araucania region.

The commune of Curacautin is located at the northeast o Araucania and belongs to the province of Malleco.

 

DETAILED PROGRAM

 DAY 01: TEMUCO – CURACAUTIN

Reception at the airport, bus terminal or train station. Assistance and transport from Temuco to Curacautin, located 90 km east, in the zone known as Araucania Andina, where you will find volcanoes lakes, waterfalls, forests and very nice people. Accommodation at the hotel.

 

DAY 02: CURACAUTIN – NATIONAL PARK CONGUILLIO

Excursion to the National Park Conguillio, considered one of the most beautiful of Chile. It is located at 30 km from Curacautin, next to volcano Llaima, where you can visit the lakes Captren, Quepe, and Conguillio. Back to hotel.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Box Lunch.

 

DAY 03: CURACAUTIN – MANZANAR & MALALCAHUELLO THERMALS

In the morning, excursion to visit the thermals of Manzanar, located at 17 km east of Curacautin, which has thermal pools in the fresh air and thermal baths. We continue our way east and after travelling 16 km we arrive at Malalcahuello, in front of the town that bears the same name. This place has modern installations with indoor pools and a great restaurant.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

 

DAY 04: CURACAUTIN – RADALCO – TEMUCO

Excursion towards Radalco, a town of great beauty and calmness.  Arrival at a hotel, from which we will walk around and observe some birds or visit the local people. Afterwards, we return to Temuco. Transport to the airport, bus station or bus terminal. 

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch.