Full Day Trekking to Huerquehue National Park

Sightseeing Tickets & Passes in Pucón

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The Huerquehue National Park is about 33 kilometres away from Pucon and spans an area of 12,500 hectares. It is characterized by its mountains, gently slopes and an impressive beauty. In this park, it is possible to see cliffs, hills, monkey puzzle trees and lenga trees forests. Some unique species live in the park; Darwin’s Frogs, Culpeo foxes and the Chilean Condor sometimes can be seen in the highest points of the park. Another characteristic is its network of trails which have made this park one of the favorites for nature lovers and those who practice trekking. The Huerquehue National Park’s environment mostly insert in the Andino-Patagonicas forest region and within the Cordillera of the Araucania Region.
Visit: Gray Line Chile, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan RegionDeparture from your hotel at a scheduled time towards the Huerquehue National Park which is about 33 kilometres away from Pucon and spans an area of 12,500 hectares. It is characterized by its mountains, gently slopes and an impressive beauty. In this park, it is possible to see cliffs, hills, monkey puzzle trees and lenga trees forests. Some unique species live in the park; Darwin’s Frogs, Culpeo foxes and the Chilean Condor sometimes can be seen in the highest points of the park.  Another characteristic is its network of trails which have made this park one of the favorites for nature lovers and those who practice trekking. Some of the most recognized trails are; the Lakes, 8.8 Kms. 7 hrs roundtrip, Quinchol, 5 km, 4 hrs roundtrip The Huerquenes, 20.7 km, 2 days San Sebastian, 8 Kms. 10 hrs roundtrip. Ñirrico, 0.8 Kms. 1 hrs round trip. The Huerquehue National Park’s environment mostly insert in the Andino-Patagonicas forest region and within the Cordillera of the Araucania Region. The park’s greater volume watercourses are: the Renahue White River and, Quinchol. One of the park’s highlights is the existence of 20 lagoons. Those watercourses and bodies of water belong to the Toltén’s River drainage basin.  The Araucaria (Monkey tail tree) is a common species in the Huerquehue Park; this tree has a great ethno botanical importance since it has been used as food source by the Pehuenche people who have lived in these mountains for centuries. The Araucaria is believed to be sacred. Some vestiges of the past have been found In Huerquehue, such as pottery and, rock shelters that provide evidence of human occupation.

What’s included

  • Pick up & Drop off from your accomodation in Pucón (nearby the town)
  • Box lunch included
  • Tour Guide on English/Spanish/Portuguese

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks not mentioned
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