SKI TOURING IN LA ARAUCANIA
SKI TOURING IN LA ARAUCANIA
8 Day tour from $5,225
MALALCAHUELLO - VILLARICA, CHILE
CHILE 20th OCT - 05th NOV

Suizandina is a very cozy, small and family-run hotel. It is surrounded by volcanoes and close to the town of Curacautín, situated at about one hour and half from Temuco. This Swiss styled property features a main house, a guesthouse and a cabin with a combined capacity for up to 44 people.

The main house includes a restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The guesthouse and cabin feature a kitchen and common areas. In addition, the grounds also boasts a camping site in the middle of lush green vegetation.

Tour Highlights
  • A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE
  • ACTIVE VOLCANOES
  • SIGHTS FROM HEIGHTS
  • PRIVATE BASIS

Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    MALALCAHUELLO – VILLARICA, CHILE

  • When
    :

    20th OCT – 05th NOV

  • What
    :

    HIKING AND WALKING, NATURE AND WILDLIFE

Itinerary

Upon arrival at the Freire Airport near Temuco, we will be taken to the Malalcahuello National Reserve nestled in the northern part of the Araucanía Region.

There we will have the rest of the day at leisure to get to know the rivers and ravines of this park. At night, we will enjoy a nice dinner at our hotel. Overnight at Suizandina Lodge.

(BL, D)

After a nice breakfast, we will board a transfer to reach our destination of the day: the Lonquimay volcano. Once there, we will ride a ski lift to height of 2,400 m.a.s.l where we will start our ski touring adventures off-piste.

Our goal will be to reach the volcano summit at 2,824 m.a.s.l before starting our descent. After this exciting day, we will return to our lodge for a lovely dinner. Overnight at Suizandina Lodge.

(5 Hrs. snow activities) (B, BL, D)

In the morning, after having breakfast,we willdeparttowards the Conguillío National Park where we will find the magnificent LLaima Volcano.

Having arrived to 1,100 m.a.s.l we will start our ascent by foot reaching 3,000, m.a.s.l. There, we will be rewarded with spectacular views and the perfect opportunity to ski this active volcano.

In the afternoon, we will return to our accommodation to have dinner and a well-deserved rest. Overnight at Suizandina Lodge.

(7 – 8 Hrs. snow activities) (B, BL, D)

Today we will have an enjoyable breakfast and then relocate to the foot of the Sollipulli Volcano. On our way, we will pass by indigenous communities and national parks while enjoying some of the most breathtaking landscapes of the region.

In the afternoon, we can relax in our lodge and enjoy its different facilities such as the hot tubs and the sauna. Overnight and dinner at Nevados de Sollipulli.

(B, BL, D)

This thrilling day will commence with a one-hour hike to reach the snow line of the Sollipulli Volcano. At 1,400 m.a.s.l we then start our uphill ski tour, passing through lush native forests boasting huge Monkey Puzzle trees and incredible frozen waterfalls.

At 2,160 m.a.s.l, we will have reached the volcanos enormous crater, a moment to remember. From there we will have an easy ski descent with a few trackchanges.

After this inspiring day, we will return to our hotel to have dinner. Overnight at Nevados de Sollipulli.

(5 – 6 Hrs. skiing) (B, BL, D)

After breakfast, we will depart towards one of the most beautiful cities of the region: Pucón, home of an impressive lake and the imposing Villarrica Volcano.

We will enjoy the afternoon at leisure exploring this picturesque city and its surroundings. Overnight in Pucón.

(B, BL)

Our adventure will begin as we leave our accommodation behind and head towards the Villarrica Volcano. To get there we will pass through a beautiful national park full of native vegetation and fauna. There we will take the ski lift to an altitude of 1,600 m.a.s.l.

Subsequently we will continue towards the volcano’s pinnacle at 2,830 m.a.s.l. Skiing on the way down will be smooth and full of fun. Overnight in Pucón.

(6 – 7 Hrs. snow activities) (B, BL)

In the morning, after a delicious breakfast, we will say goodbye to this incredible place and we will be taken to the Freire Airport to catch our departure flight. (B)

Pricing and Inclusions
Pricing and inclusions
    FROMTWINSINGLE
    20th OCT – 5th NOV$5,225$10,446

    Based on Half Twin, The single supplement also applies for 1 pax.

    INCLUSIONS

    • 7 overnights with breakfast, meals according to the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner, LB= Lunch Box)
    • Private transfers and excursions with English speaking guide
    • Entrance fee
    • Use of hot tub and sauna in Lodge Sollipulli.

    * Hotel used in this program: Hosteria Suizandina, Hotel Nevados de Sollipulli, Hotel Cumbres del Sur

    NOT INCLUDED

    • Activity insurance
    • Use of ski lifts
    • Ski equipment.

    * Duration of Transfers per day:

    1° Day: 2 hours

    2° Day: 50 minutes

    3° Day: 1,5 hours

    4° Day: 2-3 hours

    5° Day: n/a

    6° Day: 2,5-3,5 hours

    7° Day: 1 hour

    8° Day: 1 hour 45 minutes

    * Duration of Activity & Difficulty Level per day:

    1° Day: n/a

    2° Day: 5 hours / moderate-difficult

    3° Day: 7-8 hours / moderate-difficult

    4° Day: n/a

    5° Day: 7-8 hours / moderate-difficult

    6° Day: n/a

    7° Day: 6-7 hours / moderate-difficult

    8° Day: n/a

    WHAT TO BRING?

    • Ski equipment, ski clothes, mountaineering equipment, avalanche equipment, sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sun block), water bottle.

     

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