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You can see the red magma (molten rock) at the top of this still active volcano.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Pucon, Chile
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+56 45 244 4369
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best sightseeing stop during our trip to the south of Chile, we were lucky as it was a beautiful sunny day ( it rains a lot in this region) and although it was off season for skying some adventurous guys walk all the way up...More

Thank Eduardo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went up there with Sierra Nevada company. Excellent guide and preparation, also best prices in town. The weather was really unstable, so we went to the base and decided then to go up. Our guide was concerned about the weather changing, so we hurried...More

3  Thank elberethoftheeldar
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We drove up to the volcano - single lane no passing places - to the lava tubes. The road forks and the road left goes to a visiting centre and cafe where the tours leave from. The road right goes to the snow fields and...More

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Beautiful and magical place with amazing vibes a look alike cowboy village where a lot of agencies have their publicity and try to get you booked. For me the best agency was "viajar en chile". this is more a small and familiar agency which offers...More

1  Thank Haline H
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I'm sure you're going to mount the Villarica if you already here. Just go and enjoy. No further questions or doubt. Have fun my friend

Thank sam s
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We bought a tour to the cave that exists inside the volcano, you arrive driving through a beautiful path of millenary trees ... inside the guide show us how wonderful nature can be... Definitely an amazing journey from beginning to end...

Thank Maria Elena R
Reviewed 9 July 2018

When people travel to Chile, they always visit Santiago, Valparaíso, Viña del Mar and a couple of wineries. Although these are very nice tours, they are losing a must go in the country: the infinitely charming and adventurous little town of Pucón. There, you can...More

2  Thank Vinícius R
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We climbed the volcano after almost one week of rain. The crater was quite steamy! But there are some amazing views from up there! Unfortunately it's forbidden and unsafe to go without guides. It would have been nicer, though, if the tours were a bit...More

Thank irina c
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The hike up is very difficult and was very very cold (I went in May), but the view is incredible and we got to slide down which was so fun!!!

1  Thank melissat63893
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Just stunning to see. Perfect setting with the lake and surrounding mountains. Highly recommended placer to visit.

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consur881
10 November 2018|
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Response from Vinícius R | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it very much (no creo). When I ascended the volcano, it was summer and the guides were always looking for excellent weather (blue sky and no clouds). You have to have good visibility to be safe. Also, you don't want... More
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yrossen74
19 November 2017|
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Response from barry s | Reviewed this property |
Yes on a day of good weather. The climb is do able and not hard. Of course people should bds relatively fit. The extent of climb can also be reduced from 5 hours to 4 hours if you pay extra for the chair lift.
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Pazit H
11 September 2017|
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Response from activeVTfamily | Reviewed this property |
We hiked with snow shoes in August. There was a chairlift that was working and you could hike a bit further up without a guide. The place that you are staying would probably be able to help you make arrangements. Our host... More
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