Villarrica Volcano Ascent


We begin our route at 227 meters above sea level in the city of Pucón- Chile towards one of the most active volcanoes in South America such as the Villarrica Volcano, a stratovolcano that constantly delights us with its incandescence and its lava source at more than 1200 degrees of temperature that sometimes it is possible to see from the summit. We start our journey from Pucón by car to 1,400 meters above sea level where we begin to walk and live our experience; We will be ascending approximately 5 hours in the direction of the summit of Villarrica Volcano (in Mapudungún: Ruka Pillán, House of Spirits) and descending 3 hours. In this route we will be able to appreciate the different volcanoes that will surround us, the marks of the eruptions in our surroundings, landscapes with a view of Lake Villarrica and much more. The objective will be to enjoy each step of the ascent towards the summit that rises to 2,847 meters above sea level. DIFFICULTY LEVEL Means, medium.

Tour info

8 hours
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Why take this tour?

The wonderful landscapes of southern Chile make this a unique activity. We enjoy the best views, from our summit you can see Pucón, Villarrica, the lake of the same name, in addition to the Caburgua and Calafquén lakes.

What’s included?

  • Private transportation

  • Technical Team and Clothing.

  • Accident insurance. Certified Professional Guide Entrance to the National Park.

  • Snacks

  • Portage.

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 8h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Rutas Outdoors

About operator:

We offer tours to the Villarrica Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in South America and from which you can sometimes see its lava lake at the summit. This volcano is located close to the beautiful lakeside village of Pucon and in its surroundings you can find many lakes, forests and volcanoes. We offer hikes, trekkings and ski touring in these volcanoes all year round.

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