Pehuenche Trail

In the commune of Lonquimay, we find the ancestral territories of Icalma, Cruzaco and Quinquen. With the service of guided tours it is possible to live through a unique experience full of cultural identity content in which tourists are offered a sample of their traditions and the possibility to learn about the world view of the Pehuenche people. 

Do you know the province of Cautín?

Do you know the province of Cautín? ¿Tu conoces la provincia de Cautín? | ¿Você conhece a província de Cautín? This territory is located in the south of Chile, next to the province of Malleco. It has many highly touristic cities like: Curarrehue, Licán Ray, Pucón and Villarrica towards the mountain range; whereas to the…

Piñones

These are eatable seeds of the Arucanian Araucaria tree, which are collected in the months of March and April. Their taste is mild and pleasant and used by different regional typical food restaurants that fuse together this wonderful mountain product.

We Txipan Antü

We Txipan Antü It is the celebration of the Mapuche New Year starting June 21st and ending on June 24th. This date corresponds to the rebirth of nature and the beginning of the longest days before Summer Solstice, where the Mapuche people carry out the guillatun (requests for their well being), family celebrations and rituals…

Lonquimay

Lonquimay It is a city located in the mountain area of La Araucanía, whose main population are Pehuenches communities. Its economic activity is based on the forest market and the cattle industry. In tourism, the majesty of the Lonquimay Volcano, its parks and paths are enhanced. Es una ciudad ubicada en el sector cordillerano de…

Sierra Nevada Volcano

Sierra Nevada Volcano, Andean Araucanía At 2.554 meters high above sea level, the volcano is located in La Araucanía premountain range area, along with many known peaks as for example Llaima, Lonquimay and Tolhuaca volcanoes. It is absorbed inside the Conguillío National Park. As it is a mountainous territory, it is recommended to hire local…

Batea Mahuida

Batea Mahuida Location: 6 km from Icalma, international road to Liucura, in the community of Cruzaco. This volcano is found in the commune of Lonquimay, bordering between Chile and Argentina, by the Icalma-Cruzaco area. It is a binational volcano, of easy access, where during the summertime, visitors can explore it by car. Lagoons, valleys, volcanoes,…