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Volcan Villarica

Pucon, Chile
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Beautiful place for one who wants to see the snow. I recommend taking a tour, because not all cars... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ana G
Belo Horizonte, MG
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The best part of my two weeks in Chile

Two friends and I used an outfitter called Antu (they were awesome) to climb Villarrica in May... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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You can see the red magma (molten rock) at the top of this still active volcano.
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Pucon, Chile
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place for one who wants to see the snow. I recommend taking a tour, because not all cars can go up to the base of the volcano. It's still active, but it's not dangerous. Also the landscape is amazing.

Thank Ana G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two friends and I used an outfitter called Antu (they were awesome) to climb Villarrica in May 2017. We have no proper climbing experience but are all in good physical shape. This is *not* a walk in the park. It took six hours to the...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This city offers you a wonderful view of the Villarica Vulcon!!! It is amazing to see it from almost any place in the city. There are many restaurant and it is nice to walk around the city!!!!

Thank SoniaGimenes
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The drive there is quite worthwhile for those who are not hikers. The views are much more impressive. There are restaurants here as well . You will also find cabins and camping areas. It is only 20 minutes from town

Thank Winslow11111
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The beauty of the volcano can be seen from many vistas in the town of Pucon. After three completely cloudy days, we suddenly looked up and there was this magnificent sight: a snow capped volcano against a precious blue sky. The contrast was stunning. We...More

Thank Noel78
Reviewed 30 April 2017

With the good care of the staff of the Hacienda VIRA VIRA I decided to climb the volcano Villarica together with my son. We were very much fortunate with the very clear and good weather.We left early in the morning, supplied with waterproof clothing, razor-sharp...More

1  Thank CLAEYS R
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Great day out with the kids with wonderful views! Well worth the time and a great way to get exercise for you and energy out of those busy little ones.

Thank jennypitts
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The view from the top of the volcano was just amazing; we saw surrounding volcanos and lakes, it was beautiful. After a 4.5 hour ascent responsible for a few bruises and waking up sore the next morning was totally worth it and I would love...More

Thank ca_ta_li_na_234
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I did a lot of hiking whilst in Patagonia including the W Walk, but this was the hardest purely due to the conditions. Even though the weather was perfect the entire thing is uphill a lot on snow ice and uneven ground. However do not...More

1  Thank Kathy1365
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Villarica NP traverse is a trek that crosses the whole Villarica national park from West to East. 5 days in total but it is possible to cover only one section. And the section at the back of Volcan Villarica is exceptional ! The volcano...More

Thank Pierre W
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Joey O
Is it possible to hike in mid-May?
16 May 2017|
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Response from jennypitts | Reviewed this property |
Only so far, before you get in snow then you really need a guide if you want to go to the top it is dangerous otherwise.
Is there a need to book a tour of Villarrica (volcano) in advance (going Feb 21-23, 2017). We see several notes that this is a high travel time in Chile. Thanks.
30 December 2016|
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Response from Debra R | Reviewed this property |
No need, best to wait and watch the weather so you can choose the best day.
Si estoy alojado en Pucon como puedo visitar el volcan Villarica, donde consigo el tour o el treansporte.
17 November 2016|
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Response from Brooke E | Reviewed this property |
There are multiple guide companies in Pucon that include transportation, equipment and a guide. Summit Chile I recommend but there are multiple good ones all about the same price!