Explore the national parks of the Lake & Volcano District. Surrounded by The Andes mountain range, active volcanoes & forests of thousand-year-old endemic trees, you will discover the most amazing trails located in Southern Chile.
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Before we kick off our hiking tour in Chile’s Lake and Volcano District, you should take a day or two to adjust to local time and recover from your travels, and allow for any flight or luggage delays. You should fly into Temuco airport (ZCO).
Official Airport Transfer
The official shuttle company at Temuco’s Airport is called TransAraucania.
They are the only authorized shuttle company at the airport, and their staff wears a blue and green uniform. By contract with the airport, they must have available transport based in the domestic flights arriving every day.
They have a counter at the airport, right next to the automatic doors (from the baggage carrousel). They offer regular and private shuttles to Temuco at $30.000 pesos (USD $40 per vehicle).
You don’t need reservations and you can pay in Credit Card or Cash. The ATM’s is on second floor.
All their shuttle services will drop you off at the hotel or address you are staying in Temuco.
Driving time is approximately 35 minutes.
Upon your arrival at Temuco Airport, we'll head towards a small quaint mountain village called Malalcahuello. This village is part of the UNESCO Araucarias Biosphere Reserve, dominated by the Lonquimay Volcano.
After check-in at hotel, we’ll take a warm-up hike to the incredible Christmas Crater.
Accommodation: Corralco Hotel & SPA
Meals: Afternoon snack, welcome dinner
Time hiking: 1 to 3 hours depending on the route taken