Ascent to Villarrica volcano 2,847masl, from Pucón

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Climb the most active volcano in Chile!

Highlights

  • You will feel safe being guided by experts.
  • Climb one of the most active volcanoes in Chile and the world.
  • Be amazed by the breathtaking views.

Description

Villarrica volcano is the most active volcano in Chile, and its last eruption was in 2015. When we reach the summit, at 2,847 meters above sea level, you’ll be inspired by incredible views of the towns of Pucón and Villarrica, nearby lakes, and other volcanoes in the region. 6.00am or 6.30am: We start in our office to get ready for the adventure! Here we will give you all the equipment you need. Then we take the transport for 40 minutes to reach the base of the volcano (at 1200 masl). 7.30am: We start walking for about 6 to 7 hours to reach the summit (2847 masl). *** During YELLOW ALERT, we will climb until 2300masl, the climb lasts around 4h. 2pm: Maximum time to reach the summit. Its summit will allow you to enjoy a panoramic view of Pucón, Villarrica, several lakes, and many volcanoes in the area. Depending on its volcanic activity, it is possible to see magma inside its crater. 2.30pm: We start the descent of the volcano, during winter, autumn and spring we will be able to slide in the snow, during summer we will walk down. The descent between 2 to 4 hours aprox. 4pm/6pm: A cold beer awaits you at the office to celebrate your achievement ! *** During YELLOW ALTERT, we will return earlier to Pucon, around 3pm/4pm. *** Since November 2022, the access to the summit is forbidden by the authorities due to volcanic activity. We are allowed to hike until 2300masl. (march 2024, we dont know for how long will last the alert) This activity is of moderate difficulty. No previous experience is necessary.

Includes

Hotel pickup. Transportation from Pucón. Insurance. Entrance to the Villarrica national park. Certified mountain guides. Mountain equipment: Backpack, shoes, gaiters, crampons, helmet, ice axe, over pants, over jaket, sledge, gloves. Fotos & videos. Beers or juice with a snack at the end of the tour.

Important Information

  • We recommend you to visit us the day before the activity, to try the equipment and receive aditional information about the tour.

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