DAVITA TOURS SERVICES | Hotel Antumalal
** BIRD SIGHTING TOUR & PHOTOGRAPHY
Hotel Antumalal offers a variety of tours in Pucón and surrounding areas especially designed for lovers of birds, flora, fauna and nature photography. PuconBirding is guided by a birdwatching specialist and professional photographer. Ask for more information about this marvelous activity at www.puconbirding.cl or directly at the hotel.
**TOUR OF THE AREA
In this tour of the unmissable sights of the Pucon area, we will visit the main waterfalls and enjoying great panoramic views of Villarrica Volcano along the way. We will take the Saltos del Mariman trail through well maintained native forest that leads to the most important rapid of the Trancura River. After that we will visit the classic Ojos del Caburgua waterfalls and pools formed by the underground drainage of Caburgua Lake. Finally we will travel to the area of Palguin, to visit the waterfalls of La China and El León, both stunning cascades with more than 80 meters in height, both located within exuberant native forest.
**PARASITIC CRATER TRAIL – VILLARRICA NATIONAL PARK
In this temperate forest of the Andes at the foot of the most active volcano in Chile, the imposing Villarrica volcano, or Rucapillán as it is called in the local Mapudungun language, we will explore the parasitic craters, small mini volcanoes which were created via eruptions which took place many decades ago. Enjoy the marvelous panoramas from the viewpoint where you will be able to see 4 volcanoes to the north as well as admiring the perfect profile of Villarrica volcano. This is a short trail, just 3-4 hours and 8 km in total. The trekking is a mixture of trails through forest and over volcanic rock. Trekking shoes and clothing required.
** MAPUCHE EXPERIENCE
Immerse yourself in the Mapuche culture sharing typical food and getting to know the clothing, housing and stories of these local people. On this tour you will visit a traditional Ruka (Mapuche house) and will find out more about this ancient culture. Includes traditional style barbecue and a tasting of Mapuche products, the Ruka visit, weaving techniques, traditional clothing, instruments and you can also take part in the traditional games called Palin or chueca.
**TREKKING IN HUERQUEHUE NATIONAL PARK
This beautiful national park, the Place of the Messengers in the native language of the Mapuche, is actually an old trail used by them to connect with the eastern territory then called Puelmapu, now Argentina. This trek is surrounded by araucaria, coihue and lenga forests and will take us alongside waterfalls and allow for panoramic views. Dozens of birds and animals are hidden in the forest, and glimpses of the calm Lake Tinquilco and the imposing Villarrica volcano will appear in between the basalt rocks and majestic trees.
**ANDEAN LAGOON SOFT TREKKING
**SAN SEBASTIAN TREK – HUERQUEHUE NATIONAL PARK
**HOT SPRINGS IN THE AREA 1/2 DAY
In the surrounding areas of Pucon there are various hot springs resorts offering the opportunity to relax in the open air or indoor pools. They invite you to experience the medicinal benefits of their thermal waters, where temperatures fluctuate between 38ºC & 40ºC. Guaranteed to bring you a unique afternoon of relaxation. Entrance fee not included. Towels available in the hot springs at extra cost.
**GEOMETRIC HOT SPRINGS
A simply unique architecture inserted into the middle of a natural environment which is both unmissable and impossible to forget. You will enjoy relaxing in one of the 17 pools which are united by wooden walkways built over the water and in-between ancient endemic forests.
**HUILO HUILO RESERVE
A fun way to enjoy fishing in the area you will descend several kilometers of our local river in a safe and comfortable boat. The views of the neighboring volcanoes are impressive as they peek out from behind the forests. You will have the chance to fish for Rainbow and Brown trout during your descent.
No fishing equipment or experience necessary.
*VILLARRICA VOLCANO ASCENT
During the ascent of one of the most active volcanoes in Chile you will enjoy the best views of the region: lakes, mountains and other volcanoes. The knowledge and experience of the guides will allow you a safe and fun excursion. Good physical shape required. For people over 14 years old (minors must bring signed parental consent). Includes equipment, entrance fee, guide and insurance.
*QUETRUPILLAN VOLCANO ASCENT
The full day Quetrupillán volcano ascent located close to Pucón in the Villarrica National Park is an excellent alternative to the Villarrica volcano ascent. Quetrupillán is not active and the crater is 2.383 masl. To begin with you will walk for around 2 hours from the base of the volcano through native coigue and lenga forests to continue up towards the crater. The view from the top is spectacular of the Lanin and Villarrica volcanoes and the Andes mountains.
Includes transfers, equipment, guides, assistants, insurance, entrance to the National Park, radio communication. You must pack lunch, sun screen, sunglasses, comfortable clothes and a camera.
*SAILING ON LAKE VILLARRICA
Sailing on Lake Villarrica is a great way to while away an hour. You will view the Peninsula and Hotel Antumalal from the water and will sail to the delta of the river Trancura. In true classic sailboat you can also learn the basics of sailing. Includes snack, drinks, wine and beer.
*DRIFTBOAT ON THE RIVER LIUCURA FOR FAMILIES
* RAFTING LOW
* RAFTING ALTO
* HUSKY TOUR
During this tour you will meet more than 50 huskies beginning with a brief chat about the dogs, their work and their sport. You can pet and feed the dogs, and then you can take part in a short sled ride. The excursion ends with a campfire together with the husky trainers and guides where you can continue to play with the pups. Includes guide, equipment, transfers and snack.
Discover the native lands & enjoy the snow-capped peaks of the volcanoes, along with glimpses of glaciers, waterfalls and endemic forests. A guide will lead the trip assuring you a safe & memorable experience. A perfect activity for families. Includes guide, equipment and a snack.
* KAYAK Half day or Full day (September to April)
* VIA FERRATA
* TRAIL RUNNING
* SNOWSHOES - Season: Winter
* SKI TOUR - Season: Winter
Transfers to: Temuco Airport, Pucon Airport, Valdivia, Puerto Varas, San Martín de los Andes (Argentina), Junin (Argentina) & Bariloche (Argentina).
Bilingual Guide (half day & full day). Box Lunch, Rent a Car (Daily unlimited mileage).
Terms and Conditions
Tariffs subject to change without notice. Activities are subject to availability and weather conditions.
(*) Services provided by a specialized adventure operator in Pucón.
(**) Services provided in hotel vehicles and accompanied by a driver/guide from the Hotel Antumalal.