15 days in Araucania Region Itinerary

15 days in Araucania Region Itinerary

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15 days in Araucania Region Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  27​h
1
Temuco
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Pucon
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Curacautin
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Puerto Saavedra
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Seattle

3
nights
Temuco

Temuco ©
Temuco developed into a major Chilean city because of a forestry and livestock boom the region experienced during the early decades of the 20th century.
On the 4th (Mon), pick up some local products at Feria Pinto and then make a trip to Plaza Anibal Pinto. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Monumento Natural Cerro Nielol.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Temuco itinerary planner.

Seattle, USA to Temuco is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Chile Time (CLT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pucon.

Things to do in Temuco

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Iglesia Catedral de Temuco ©
Iglesia Catedral de Temuco
Estadio German Becker ©
Estadio German Becker
Plaza Anibal Pinto ©
Plaza Anibal Pinto

6
nights
Pucon

Pucon ©
Nestled in the shadow of the snow-capped Villarrica volcano, Pucon ranks among the world's premier destinations for adventure sports and high-thrills activities.
On the 12th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Centro de Ski Pucon. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Termas Geometricas, explore the activities along Lake Villarrica, don't miss a visit to Feria Artesanal, and take in the dramatic scenery at Ojos del Caburga.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Pucon trip maker website .

You can drive from Temuco to Pucon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Curacautin.

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Lake Villarrica
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Termas Geometricas ©
Termas Geometricas
Villarrica ©
Villarrica
Ojos del Caburga ©
Ojos del Caburga

3
nights
Curacautin

Curacautin ©
Curacautín, which means "Gathering Stone" in Mapudungun, is a commune and city in the Chilean province of Malleco. Step out of Curacautin to go to Malalcahuello and see Reserva Nacional Malalcahuello, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Conguillio National Park. There's more to do: get outside with Parque Nacional Tolhuaca and admire the sheer force of Salto de la Princesa.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Curacautin trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Pucon to Curacautin takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Puerto Saavedra.

Things to do in Curacautin

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Reserva Nacional Malalcahuello - Nalcas, Conguillio National Park
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Conguillio National Park ©
Conguillio National Park
Parque Nacional Tolhuaca ©
Parque Nacional Tolhuaca
Salto de la Princesa ©
Salto de la Princesa

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Puerto Saavedra

Puerto Saavedra ©
On the 16th (Sat), explore the activities along Lago Budi.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Saavedra trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Curacautin to Puerto Saavedra takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Lago Budi ©
Lago Budi