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Santuario el Cani, Pucon
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Enjoy a range of hiking options at Santuario el Cani, one of Patagonia's most picturesque and memorable trails. The forest shelters one the world's oldest tree species, the araucaria. This private nature reserve covers an area of 607 hectares (1,500 acres), and trails here generally require a full day of trekking, so those of low fitness levels or walking experience should approach with caution. If you're up for the challenge, take the three- to four-hour trek to the highest point at the park--prepare to go uphill almost the whole way. Using our international travel planner, Pucon attractions like Santuario el Cani can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This trek of 18 km and 1300 vertical meters is enough physics, both the ascent than descent. Crossed forests are beautiful and the arrival on the "mirador" - Rocky piton which dominates the surrounding area - offers 360 ° views of the 4 main volcanoes in the region. The view of the Villarica volcano is particularly beautiful.
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  • This is a great hike up to a fantastic mirador. Highly recommended. To get there take a local bus from pucon towards caburgua and get off at the park entrance (ask the driver), it's 700 CLP each direc...  more »
  • Visit the Cañi sanctuary is a very beautiful experience for those who enjoy natural landscapes. A great variety of trees in the background, the beautiful Villarrica volcano and native. After make for a few hours trekking, meet beautiful lakes and a privileged view it has no price. Totally recommended.
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  • Beautiful place!!
  • Amazing place, to enjoy of a good hike both in winter as in summer! Recommended if you walk holiday region
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  • Beautiful and magical, totally worth the effort. Things you need to know before are: early starting since trekking lasts not less than 5 hours carry sufficient food and hydration thinking about lunch at the Lake before the final ascension arriving by car at the entrance is recommended caution in down since the amount of powder is high and there is a high risk of slipping enjoy it!
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  • The best that can be in pucon... After a long walk and a rest, manages to feel the connection with nature
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  • Magic place! Recommended for any time of the year.
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