Land of Lakes and Volcanoes

Explore Chilean lake district, a land of pristine lakes and snow-covered volcanoes. Walk on evergreen woods, enjoy the benefits of hot springs and dive into southern Chile's nature. This is one of our favorite road trips due to its exceptional beauty and opportunities for outdoor activities.


Itinerary at a glance

Day 1 – Temuco & Pucon
Day 2 – Pucon
Day 3 – Huife Hot Springs
Day 4 – Pucon - Huilo Huilo
Day 5 –Huilo Huilo
Day 6 – Puerto Varas
Day 7 – Puerto Varas - Puerto Montt



Departure from the airport in Temuco and head towards Pucón (109 Km. – paved road), a lovely town located by the shore of Villarrica lake.

Visit the volcanic caves (30 Km. paved and unpaved road), one of the two volcanic caves open to the public in the world, to see the geologic structure of these tunnels formed after several eruptions of Villarrica volcano. On the way back to Pucón, we recommend visiting the handicrafts market.

Accommodation at Park Lane hotel. 

Today, visit Huerquehue National Park and get to know the best landscapes of araucarias forests, waterfalls, lakes and lagoons of the Region of La Araucanía. There are different self-guided trek trails that will take you to different lakes ( Lake Verde, Lake Chico and Lake Toro). These are moderate treks that are ideal for families. You can also trek to Villarica Volcano. In winter, it is possible to ski and snowboard. 

Accommodation at Park Lane hotel.

Visit to “Geometric hot springs” (92,5 Km. road to Coñaripe), this complex owes its name to 17 thermal pools of geometric shapes, surrounded by nature, with water temperatures ranging between 39ºC and 40ºC. Then, visit Huife hot springs (33 Km. road Pucón – Huife), stay at hotel located by the shore of Liucura river. The complex offers lymphatic, relaxation, and reflexology massages, for you to enter a state of deep relaxation, surrounded by lush nature.  

Accommodation at Park Lane hotel.

Morning departure to Panguipulli (asphalted and unpaved road) to Lodge Montaña Mágica (175 Km.), Located in the Huilo Huilo reserve, of 60,000 hectares of native forest, lagoons, waterfalls, hot springs and an impressive volcano.

Free afternoon to explore the park through a tour of the menu offered by the hotel, with specialized guides.

Accommodation at Nothofagus Hotel.

Free day to enjoy the charm of Huilo Huilo. It is possible to take full day or half day excursions. Accommodation at Nothofagus Hotel.

Departure from Huilo Huilo to Puerto Varas, approximately 300 kms. south of the paved and unpaved road. Before arriving to Puerto Varas, we recommend visiting the beautiful town of Frutillar, located on the shores of Llanquihue Lake; there, it is possible to lunch or enjoy the famous confectionery of German influence.

We also recommend visiting Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park, where it is possible to appreciate Saltos de Petrohué and Osorno Volcano.

Accommodation at Cumbres Puerto Varas Hotel. 

Free morning to explore Puerto Varas. Return of the car in the airport of Puerto Montt, 22 kilometers from Puerto Varas.

From: USD 2336 per person in double basis.

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