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Volcanoes, Nature and Mapuche Culture in Araucania, 8 Days/7 Nights

Rate per person
USD$ 2517


Volcanoes, Nature and Mapuche Culture in Araucania, 8 Days/7 Nights ( FPT03104 )

A trip to a Mapuche community where you can meet some therapeutic properties of traditionally used medicinal plants, enjoy participating in Mapuche gastronomy gastronomy workshop, with Mapuche women know the art of the loom (woven Mapuche), means of transport used ancestral wagon ride and boats.

Staying in a typical "Ruka Mapuche" will be an unforgettable experience to complement enjoy the scenery offered by the region, thermal baths and parks.

  • Day 1: Santiago, Capital of Chile
    Reception at the airport and transfer to hotel. In time to be agreed, visit the city of Santiago.
    Santiago is a city that surprises with its contrasts. Surrounded by the majesty of Los Andes mountain chain, you will be able to admire The Presidential Palace of La Moneda, The Metropolitan Cathedral and the distinguished equestrian club. Travel around the main avenue Alameda Bernardo O ‘Higgins, walk through the pedestrian streets that take you to the Plaza de Armas surrounded by historic buildings, the Santa Lucia hill and the Forestal park with Mapocho river at his side, is a really and adventure.
    Later, you will be able to discover the different communes of the capital: Bellavista neighbourhood with its bohemian and night life, the modern commercial district of Providencia and the residential neighbourhoods of Las Condes and Vitacura.
    Overnight.
  • Day 2-3 and 4 Santiago de Chile-Temuco-Puerto Saavedra
    Transfer to airport for departure of his flight to the city of Temuco (D)
    Reception at the Temuco Airport .
    Visit the city and introduction.
    T transfer to Puerto Saavedra to meet Mapuche community where you can meet some therapeutic properties of traditionally used medicinal plants, enjoy participating in Mapuche gastronomy workshop, with Mapuche women know the art of the loom (woven Mapuche), ancestral transportation used by wagon and boat tour.
    Staying in a typical Mapuche ruka prove an unforgettable experience. (B, L, D)
  • Day 4 Puerto Saavedra- Pucon
    Transfer to Pucon.
    Overnight.(B)
  • Day 5 Pucon- Huerquehue National Park
    Breakfast
    Huerquehue is located 35 km from Pucón, (Caburga – Paillaco) it has a surface of 12.500 ha.
    Its climate is temper-warm, with less than 4 months of dry season and an ice climate caused by the altitude.
    The park has areas of camping, picnic and information center.
    This beautiful mountainous park where hills and gullies confine lakes and streams of pure waters, like the Tinquilco Lake. Monkey Puzzle Trees, Southern Beech and Oak trees are the most common vegetation.
    The fauna includes condors, culpeo foxes, bufo variegatus frogs, Darwin’s frog and chucao.
    The most beautiful scenery is seen at the Laguna Verde and Toro, the Renahue river ravine, and the Quinchol and Araucano peaks.
    From the park is it possible to observe wonderful landscapes.
    Return to the hotel and overnight (B,BL).
  • Day 6 Pucon-Menetue Hot springs
    Breakfast
    Menetue is half an hour from Pucón with only 5 kilometers of gravel road.
    It’s located in the middle of the Andes.
    This hot spring consists in two outdoor pools and two indoor pools as well as private tubs.
    As all thermal waters, these are also rich in salts and minerals to help you relax and energize yourself with the natural beauty of this 40 acres of native forest along with the Ancapulli Lagoon.
    The hot springs also has a restaurant and 6 cabins for the visitors to stay in.
    Return to the hotel and overnight (B)
  • Day 7 Pucon-Temuco-Santiago
    Breakfast At time to arrange transfers to the airport for flight back to Santiago.
    Free time for personal activities.
    Overnight. (D) .
  • Day 8 -Santiago
    Breakfast
    In time to be arranged transfer to airport for international flight (B)

    ***End of our services***

  • Program Includes:
    • Santiago
      • Regular(SIB)transfer Airport / Hotel
      • 01 night accommodation in Santiago with breakfast
      • Santiago regular(SIB) city tour
      • Regular (SIB)transfer Hotel / Airport
    • Temuco-Puerto Saavedra-Lago Budi
      • Transfer Temuco to Puerto Saavedra, to meet a Mapuche community
      • 02 nights accommodation in family lodging Ad Lewfu / Ina Lewfu or Ruka Lelfun
      • Guide Assistance for English translation
      • Reception at Kom cultural center ruka Ñi Che Ruka
      • Visit medicinal garden (Introduction in Mapuche traditional medicine)
      • Wagon ride Llaguepulli the community.
      • Birdwatching around Lake Budi
      • Participation in gastronomic workshop
      • Participation in craft workshop
      • Talk about world vision , active participation in Mapuche dance and music
      • Full board (during the stay with the Community)
    • Pucon
      • Transfer Puerto Saavedra to Hotel in Pucon
      • 03 nights accommodation in Pucon including breakfast
      • Full Day regular (SIB)tour to Huerquehue National Park
      • Half day regular (SIB)tour to Menetue hot spring
      • Regular(SIB)transfer Hotel / Airport
    • Santiago
      • Regular(SIB)transfer Airport / Hotel
      • 01 night accommodation in Santiago with breakfast
      • Regular(SIB)transfer Hotel / Airport

  • General Remarks:
    • Rates per person, per program, as per periods mentioned
    • Rates are valid for non-resident foreigners in Chile.
    • Minimum 2 passengers travelling together
    • Regular(SIB) and private services, with bilingual guide( Spanish/ English)
    • Daily departures
    • Not Included Air tickets and taxes.
    • Not included Any item not mentioned in the program
    • Nomenclature utilized; B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner BL=box lunch
Note that the price mentioned above is the start price per person based on double occupancy.
The final price may change depending on your desires or individual needs.
Don't worry there will be no surprises, as one of our co-workers will contact you for further details concerning your booking.
As always at your service, our booking team

Volcanoes, Nature and Mapuche Culture in Araucania, 8 Days/7 Nights (FPT03104)


 











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