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Villarrica Volcano 2-day guided climbing trip

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Come climb the Villarrica Volcano, the most active volcano of the region! This 2-day ascent will be led by a certified mountain guide.

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2 Days

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Nov, Dec




The Villarrica Volcano, also known locally as Rucapillan (which means strong spirit), is located in the 9th region of Araucania, between the Villarrica and Pucón villages. It is a really lonely mountain since it is not surrounded by other peaks. Its conical shape covered with an immaculate white snow gives an outstanding beauty to this desolate landscape.

Villarrica is the most active volcano in Chile, registering its last eruption in March 2015. However it is at the same time the most climbed massif in America with more than 14,000 people coming to Chile each season.

This 2-day climbing trip proposes to ascend a total of 1400 meters of altitude and 6 kilometers of route. In any case the ascent implies a simple slope reaching a maximum of 35º of inclination in its most difficult section. The ascent to the summit will take less than 5 hours. From up there we can look inside the volcanic caldera and see the lava boiling. It’ll be a really exciting adventure!

Are you coming? So get in touch with me by filling out the form and sending your request for next season! It’ll be my great pleasure to be your guide!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

Price details

The price does not include: meals, transportation out of the itinerary Pucón - Villarrica Volcano Base - Pucón. Additional equipment such as skis, skins or walking sticks, clothing or satellite communication.


Day 1: Pucón

We will meet at 6:30 PM in Pucón for a briefing and equipment check.

Day 2: Summit day

– 07:00 AM: meeting up and transportation to the base of the volcano.
– 07:30 AM: arrival at the base of the Villarrica volcano (1400 m) We will enter a lengas forest, then pass near the ski center.
– 1:00 PM: summit !!!
– 3: 00 PM: we will return to the vehicle and go back to Pucón to enjoy a delicious celebration meal.



More info

There is the option of hiring porters if you wish.

Meeting point


What people are saying about Explore-Share

Kumari Selvakumar


Sept 14, 2022

I’m extremely happy with the ease with which I could book via your site reliable and experienced guide. Thank you so very much, and I’ve started to recommend your site to my friends. Dimitris is not only an awesome guide, but a wonderful person who was always looking out to give me the best experience I can have when he found out how much I love climbing! He is the Best!

Niklas Warren


Sept 6, 2022

I am very pleased with Explore-Share! This was my first international climb, and the communication and response time were great. Herbie is a very skilled guide and very efficient. The entire booking process & payment was smooth. I will definitely use Explore-Share again. Thank you.



Aug 23, 2022

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Aug 17, 2022

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July 16th, 2022

Thank you explore-share for a wonderful via feratta experience. We have been wanting to learn for a long time but don't have the facilities in Scotland. The guide Mitja was extremely helpful and knowledgeable, answering all my many questions and providing advice. On the day head to take another group but he quickly arranged another guide Borut, who was brilliant. We had a fantastic morning learning via ferrata at Hvadnik in the gorge. It gave us the confidence to later hire our own equipment and go out in Mojstrana. Altogether a five star + experience. Thank you.

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July 20, 2022

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Yvonne Morrison


May 8, 2022

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Mark Stone


April 14, 2022

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James Dempster


March 9, 2022

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Leonardo Rodriguez


March 4, 2022

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Daniel Martinez


Feb 2, 2022

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