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Villarrica, Pucon

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Come face to face with one of the mightiest forces of nature at Villarrica. Rising to a height of 2,860 m (9,380 ft), the snow-capped volcano remains Chile's most active, and draws scores of outdoor enthusiasts. Hike the popular route to the crater, where you'll have sweeping views of the surrounding lakes--and, of course, the smoldering heart of the volcano. Following the climb, depending on conditions, you'll be able to slide down from the top on a small sled. Unless you're a certified mountaineer, you'll have to make the ascent with one of the registered tour operators. Skiing remains another popular activity here, and if you don't want to break a sweat you can book a helicopter flyover. Bear in mind that access to the volcano always depends on its current activity. Put Villarrica on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Pucon vacation builder.
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  • Explore the surroundings of the Villarrica volcano is a beautiful experience. Both at dawn, dusk or at night you can enjoy a wonderful panorama. The colors of the volcano are different and even in different eras, in the summer and clear is simply magnificent brightness. In the winter, when you cuando se le logra you achieve spot after a thick fog and rain seems refreshing and imposing.
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  • The volcano smokes all the time, some days more and others less, but every day is a new show. You can admire from Pucón and Villarrica. A luxury stroll through these cities with this landscape in the background. We couldn't do the ascent to the Summit because we were with our children and there are old enough yet. But I've seen photos and must be a trip wonderful. Yes, we went to the base.
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  • טיפוס מרתק על הר, שילוב בין הליכה בים סלעים וולקנים לבין הליכה על קרחון. באמצעות סוכנות טובה, כמו summit Chile, מדריכים מנוסים, הטיפוס חוויתי והמראה של הלוע עם ההגעה לפיסגה שווה את כל המאמץ.  more »
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  • Climb this volcano! It's a great experience and awesome view.
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  • Nice photos
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  • I recommend visiting the volcanic Caverns
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