Day Hikes from Pucon

Climbing the Villarica Volcano

This perfect cone shaped volcano with its open crater and simmering lava pool makes for the most incredible day hike. The hike can take up to 9 hours but this is very dependant on the time of year. No previous technical experience is necessary just experience of long day hikes. At 2,847 metres, the views from the top are reward enough for the challenge of hiking to the top. Standing on the edge of a smouldering crater, with views north and south of the Andes mountains is a truly unique experience.


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Hiking in the Huequehue National Park

This hike takes you deep into a forest of monkey puzzle trees with waterfalls, hidden lakes and perfect reflections. The hike begins with a steep 2 hour ascent up onto a high plateau which is rewarded along the way with incredible views of the Villarica Volcano. Once you reach the plateau, the hike levels off, the forest changes and there are a series of lakes which make for great picnic and siesta stops. The hike will take you 6 hours in total and leads you through some interesting rural landscapes.


Multi-Activity Trips in Pucon

If you can't decide which activity takes your fancy, why not try a bit of everything. Swoop has put together a highly customisable trip based in Pucon, that can be easily tailored to suit you! You can climb to the summit of the Villarica Volcano, enjoy a thrilling mountain bike descent and get the adrenaline pumping on an exciting white-water rafting adventure! You will be able to decide your own accommodation, allowing you to choose your perfect comfort and budget!



Day Rides from Pucon

Downhill Rukapillan

This tour is designed for mountain bikers who want to experience an exciting descent from the base of the Villarrica volcano. We leave from Pucon by truck with our bikes in the back and make our way toward the ski center and after driving up to the highest possible point, we begin our descent down paths that take us over incredible volcanic terrain with unparalleled views of Pucon and the Villarrica lake below. Definitely a great way to enjoy the most exciting thing about mountain biking.

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What our customers think of Pucon

Pucon trips scored 4.5/5 from 14 reviews

Highlight of the trip was sliding down Villarrica Volcano at high speed after a rewarding hike up in crampons! Read the full review

Travelled: January 2018

Marie Davidson - United Kingdom

Landmarks near Pucon

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