1.-The Pewenche’s Mountains Trail
Demanding but no expertise required.
12 years old.
December to April.
Temuco city, Refugio Trafkura ecologic reserve, "China Muerta" National Reserve, encounter with Quinquén and Pedro Kalfukeo Mapuche-Pewenche communities, Icalma and Galletué Lakes, Biobío river watershed, Marcial mountain range and lagoons, Molulco hot springs, old-growth araucaria forests, birdwatching, observing condors and other native fauna species.
Refugio Trafkura guesthouse (with alternative in Santa Elvira Cabins), traditional RUKA in Quinquén, touristic cabins managed by indigenous families on the Icalma lake shore, camps set by Trafkuraexpediciones.
Traditional Chilean and Mapuche gastronomy, local farm products and a group option for a vegetarian diet. This program includes complete fooding including 3 meals a day as well as hike food rations.
2 to 12 persons
To be arranged when reservation payment is made.
- Day 1 : Temuco city tour and transfer to Refugio Trafkura.
Day 2 : Trek from Refugio Trafkura to China Muerta National Reserve.
Day 3 : Trek from China Muerta to Coyamento area.
Day 4 : Trek from Coyamento to Galletue Lake and encounter with Quinquén indigenous community.
Day 5 : Trek from Quinquén to Icalma Lake, visiting the Biobío river watershed.
Day 6 : Trek from Icalma to Marcial mountain range and lagoons.
Day 7 : Transfer from Marcial to Molulco hot spring waters and lodge in Refugio Trafkura.
Day 8 : Departure.
US$850.00 or $420.000 pesos p/p