An amazing trip to the pre-Hispanic Chile in winch it is possible to find unspoilt places that are inhabited by the native people of South America
Lleu lleu lake is considered one of the purest in Latin America thanks to the Lafkenches native community that, according to their cosmovision, has preserved the environment and cared for it during thousands of years.
It makes the place ideal to practice wind surf, kayak or boating or just enjoy the biodiversity of the lake. Due to its cleanliness and being connected to the see, there are many different species of fish such as the salmon, the trout, or the pejerey.
The natural surroundings are unbelievable. We will visit towns like Puren, famous because the Mapuche's resistance against the Spanish Empire, also, beautiful places with colorful and picturesque houses like Cotulmo, a German settlement where one can appreciate the traditions and cultural heritage that they brought from Europe. We will also have the opportunity to see the exuberant Valdivian forest close to the place. All this attractions make the Lleu lleu lake and its surroundings in a wonderful place where you can enjoy trekking, horse riding, or observe the rich flora and fauna of this unique ecosystem.
If it wasn't enough, you will have the chance to appreciate the Mapuche's handicraft, mainly through their colorful wool clothes with rich symbology that they make in there manual looms. An art I itself! Like that of their traditional food. Not in many places you would be able to taste the earth like in the Lleu lleu lake. They produce the products I their own community where they grow potatoes, tomato, beans, wheat etc
If you love to discover natural authentic and spots and enjoy outdoor activities, observe the native flora and fauna and get to know a different way of life with a different gastronomy and their own artistic manifestations ¡Don't miss this experience!
Five nights in well equipped wooden cottages
All tours and tickets
Kayak and similar activities
7:00 am; leaving from Santiago
12:00 pm, lunch in Saltos del Laja
15:00 pm, arrival to Contulmo
15:30 pm, arrival to Huillinco where you will sleep by the Lleu lleu lake
21:00 pm, dinner recover forces. You will need then for next day
9:00 am, Visit to Cotulmo. Walk around this beautiful town to observe the colorful German style houses that the settlers builded at the beginning of last century. h we will visit Contulmo natural monument and Salto Rayen
12:00 pm, Lunch and visit to the lake Lanalhue and the forests the rest of the day
Visit to Puren where we will walk this town which a symbol of the Mapuches' resistance against the Spanish conquer. Among other interesting things, we will visit the Mapuche museum in the Puren fort
Open and free day to fully enjoy the lake and the outdoor activities like kayak or boating
In the afternoon there will a Chilean country grill
9:00 am After breakfasts, we calmly prepare ourselves for the way back to Santiago. We will stop for lunch during the trip back
2 People. 1.224.800 CLP o 1.884 USD
3 People. 858.542 CLP o 1.320 USD
4 People. 675.994 CLP o 1.039 USD
5 People. 565.500 CLP o 870 USD
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