Southern Chile Routes: Between Araucarias and Alerce trees

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Between Araucarias and Alerce trees

11 days / 10 nights
November to April

Day 1 Temuco – Malalcahuello
(95 Km / 59 Miles)
After visiting the local market you may want to drive directly to the Hostal Suizandina, located close to Malalcahuello. You will enjoy beautiful views of the active Llaima Volcano which is part of the Conguillio National Park.

Day 2 Malalcahuello
(Aprox. 100 Km / 62 Miles)
We suggest exploring the Malalcahuello National Reserve or enjoy some nearby thermal baths.

Day 3 Malalcahuello – Conguillío National Park
(250 Km O 90 Km / 155 O 56 Miles) The visitor has two choices: to drive through a beautiful landscape with ancient araucaria trees, lakes and villages, or drive straight into National Park Conguillio.

Day 4 Conguillío National Park
(0 Km / Miles)
You may choose to discover one of the most impressive national parks you can imagine.

Day 5 Conguillío National Park – Pucón
(150 Km / 93 Miles)
You will leave the National Park and drive past Melipeuco and Cunco to Pucón.

Day 6 Pucón
(0 – 80 Km / 0 – 50 Miles)
You may want to visit the caves of the Villarica Volcano and get to know the Villarica National Park. The surroundings of Pucón include several thermal baths which invite you to a relaxing bath.

Day 7 Pucón – Huilo Huilo
(100 Km / 62 Miles)
Driving along the Villarrica, Calafquen and Neltume lakes until you reach the Pirihueco Lake and the Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve. The reserve protects 60,000 hectares of temperate forest and includes hot springs, lakes, rivers and the Choshuenco and Mocho volcanoes.

Day 8 Huilo Huilo – Valdivia
(151 Km / 94 Miles)
Leaving the Andes and driving to the city of Valdivia you will get close to the Pacific coast and the shores of the Valdivia River.

Day 9 Valdivia – Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park
(200 Km /124 Miles)
Arrival at the oldest National Park in Chile, Vicente Pérez Rosales. From far away you will catch a glimpse of the perfect conical shaped Volcano Osorno (depending on the weather).

Day 10 Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park
(0 – 70 Km / 0 – 44 Miles)
Visit the Saltos de Petrohué (Waterfalls of Petrohué) and drive up the Osorno Volcano.

Day 11 Petrohué – Puerto Varas – Puerto Montt
(90 Km / 56 Miles)
Driving along the shores of the Llanquihue Lake, you will reach the “City of the Roses”, Puerto Varas, and then the airport of Puerto Montt.

End of the tour.

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