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Mountain Climbing in Pucon

Conquer smoky volcanic summits that surround picturesque Pucon

Surrounded by striking volcanoes that remain active, glazed in snow and rise from pristine national parks in central Chile, is the city of Pucon. Its name comes from the indigenous Mapuche language, meaning “entrance to the cordillera”, giving you a good idea of its prime location. Visit during the warmer months between October and March for ideal mountain climbing conditions.

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Hike to the summit of the Villarrica Volcano (2,847m), Day trip from Pucón

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Pucon

The city of Pucon is ideally located among the dramatic volcanoes of Chile. Surrounded by natural wonders is the 3,717-meter Lanin stratovolcano on the border with Argentina. The great glaciated volcano of Choshuenco, measuring 2,415 meters. And of course, one of the most active volcanoes in the country, Villarrica, stands just 17 kilometers away.


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Best time to visit

Visit during the warmer months between October and March for ideal mountain climbing conditions

What’s the weather like?

The region receives cooler temperatures than other regions of the country, as well as experiencing a windy and dry climate

More info about Mountain Climbing in Pucon:

Located in central Chile in the province of Cautin is the picturesque city of Pucon, approximately 780 kilometers to the south of the capital of Santiago. It rests on the shores of Lake Villarrica, with the active Villarrica volcano standing just 17 kilometers to the south. The name Pucon derives from the Mapuche language, meaning “entrance to the cordillera”

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