Day trip

Pucon: Quetrupillan Volcano Full-Day Climb

Activity provider: ZENIT TRAVEL
Day trip

Pucon: Quetrupillan Volcano Full-Day Climb

Activity provider: ZENIT TRAVEL

From US$ 130 per person


Climb the iconic Quetrupillan Volcano on a full-day hike and cross beautiful forest and mountain landscapes.

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Duration 10 hours
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  • Hike through beautiful coihue forest
  • Enjoy the tranquil calm of the region with experienced guides
  • Enjoy the fantastic panoramic views of the Andes from the summit of the Quetrupillan volcano
Full description
Meet at the local partner's office in downtown Pucon and travel to the Palguin area to the east of the city. Start the hike and cross the forest full of native Coihue trees, some of which reach more than 20 meters high. Discover the various birds of the area as you hike along a leisurely trail. Learn about the native inhabitants and culture of the region from your experienced guides. After you exit the forest, make your way into the rugged Andean mountain landscape. As the height increases, hike along steeper slopes which will bring you closer to the summit. When you reach the crater at the top, after climbing over 1,000 meters, walk westward along the ridge to reach the summit at a height of 2,347 meters. Enjoy fantastic views of the Villarrica and Lanin volcanoes, along with more than three other volcanoes in the area. Admire the many lagoons, Argentinean pampas, and green forests of this panoramic viewpoint. Enjoy an easy descent, where you will walk once more through green forests, and arrive at your vehicle which will take you back to Pucon.
  • Transportation from and to the meeting point at the office of the local partner in downtown Pucon
  • Entrance fee to Villarrica National Park.
  • Hiking equipment: mountain boots, poles, crampons, ice axe, helmet, backpack, trousers and jacket, gloves, gaiters
  • 1 certified guide for every 3 participants
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Trekking clothes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunblock
  • Others items not mentioned

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Meeting point

Arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts. Look for “Zenit Travel” under the arch.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Food and drinks
  • Sunscreen
  • Trekking gear

Know before you go

  • The program is subject to weather conditions of the day
  • The ascent to this volcano does not require any previous experience, but you are required to be in good physical health
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Tolle Tour mit Guide mit viel Erfahrung. Sehr empfehlenswerr.

March 2, 2023


Amazing experience of the Vulcán Quetrupillan, learning about the indigenous culture and the history of that region! It was a great mix between a hike through the forrest and the mountain, especially during autumn, where the trees were so colorful. Due to the small group size we could follow our own tempo and enjoy some breaks along the way eith some meditations. Can only recommend this tour! Thanks again Augustin!

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April 17, 2022


Es war ein einzigartiges Erlebnis mit einem erfahrenen Guide.

March 24, 2022


Product ID: 360100