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Malalcahuello National Reserve, Curacautín, Araucanía Region Chile

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Malalcahuello National Reserve, IX Region

In the exclusive and warm mountain lodge with 20 beds, specially equipped for a comfortable stay, you can enjoy the pleasure of sleeping among ancient araucarias, inside the Malalcahuello National Reserve. Chef Hector Plaza Rozas will be in charge of giving you pleasure through his varied national and international dishes, so that your visit is perfect. Get to know and enjoy our remodeled Mountain Hotel, a place where the perfect union between the beauty of the forest, the majesty of the volcano and high quality service is achieved. A new mountain hotel with capacity for 20 guests emerges on the slopes of the Lonquimay volcano, surrounded by a magical environment of ancient araucarias. Visitors enjoy personalized attention in a warm environment with a high level of quality.

Our Mountain Hotel has a 24-hour security service in its surroundings and also a secure system to store personal belongings. For the ski fields sector and the environment in general, there is an assistance network by our Mountain Chief, Pisteros and Medical Personnel in the vicinity (weekends); Referring to Curacautín Hospital with emergency care implemented and SAMU ambulance for transportation.

The majestic Lonquimay Volcano is located about 120 kms. northeast of the city of Temuco. In Mapudungún, the language of the Mapuches originating in this area, its name means Great Creek, thus named in reference to a wide ravine of about 120 meters. high that this Mountain presents on its east face. From its slopes you can see the Tolhuaca, Llaima, Villarrica, Lanín, Quetrupillán and Callaqui volcanoes, as well as the Sierra Nevada.

On clear days you can see the Antuco and the Sierra Velluda. All this forms a unique but characteristic landscape of this region where Patagonia meets Araucanía. The Volcano is located within the Nalcas and Malalcahuello National Reserves, with a spectacular araucaria forest as a frame, which provides a particularly breathtaking landscape that will transform your visit into an unforgettable experience.



As winter approaches, and from the beginning of autumn, the Volcano begins to be covered by snow, as well as the surrounding forests, becoming a privileged setting for snow sports. The largest skiable area in South America, with a continuous vertical skiable slope of more than 1400 m., It accommodates the most varied types of winter sports, such as Randonneé for virgin snows, cross-country skiing on slopes specially prepared for this together Araucarias, alpine skiing, snowboarding, tubing and many other ways to enjoy the snow await you in Corralco, A New Style in Mountain Centers.

The majestic Lonquimay Volcano is located about 120 kms. northeast of the city of Temuco, south of Chile, in South America. In Mapudungún, the language of the Mapuches originating in this area, its name means "great ravine", thus named in reference to a wide ravine of about 120 meters. high that this mountain presents on its east face.

Surrounded by the magnificent landscape of the Ninth Region, the Lonquimay Volcano becomes increasingly attractive as it enters the Andes Mountains. From its slopes you can see the Tolhuaca, Llaima, Villarrica, Lanín, Quetrupillán and Callaqui volcanoes, as well as the Sierra Nevada. On clear days you can see the Antuco and the Sierra Velluda. All this forms a unique but characteristic landscape of this region where Patagonia meets Araucanía. The Volcano is located within the Nalcas and Malalcahuello National Reserves, with a spectacular araucaria forest as a frame, which provides a particularly breathtaking landscape that will transform your visit into an unforgettable experience.

As winter approaches, and from the beginning of autumn, the Volcano begins to be covered by snow, as well as the surrounding forests, becoming a privileged setting for snow sports. The largest skiable area in South America, with a continuous vertical skiable slope of more than 1400 m., Accommodates the most varied types of winter sports, such as randoneé through virgin snows, cross-country skiing on tracks specially prepared for this together Araucarias, alpine skiing, snowboarding, tubing and many other ways to enjoy the snow await you at the Corralco Mountain Center.

Reserva Nacional Malalcahuello

The reserve is one of the most beautiful protected areas in the country, and also one of the oldest. It is administered by the National Forestry Corporation (CONAF), an institution that has a park rangers and information station on the outskirts of the town of Malalcahuello. The reserving is attractive on its stage during all seasons. The reddish autumns due to the nothofagus forests, the winter with its snow-covered flora and the full activity of the Ski Center. Spring welcomes the arrival of an infinity of intense greens and wild flowers, while the weather remains optimal for randonnée skiing. Summers where you can enjoy outdoor recreation watching the arrival of fauna that includes foxes, pumas and a large number of birds, such as the chucao, huet-huet, cachañas, woodpeckers and others. Summer also allows the easiest access to the crater and lava areas that extend northeast of the volcano.

Cordillera de las raíces

A dreamed path opens between araucaria forests and rock cliffs towards the town of Lonquimay, presided over by the Lonquimay Volcano (2865m.s.n.m). Various trails that lead to unforgettable places, and the presence of the Pehuenche people in particular during the autumn harvesting of the pine nut.

Río Cautín

Between mixed with the native flora and fauna, threads of crystalline waters shine that when traveling between volcanic rocks unify and form the mighty Cautín River.

Parque Nacional Conguillio

It preserves 60,000 hectares, its deep and steep slopes covered with flora show large scars caused by the lava flows of the Llaima Volcano (3,125 masl), one of these flows blocked the drainage some centuries ago of the Sierra Nevada and thus created the imposing Lake Conguillio, currently the Sierra Nevada massif (2,500 masl) frames the mountain village called Malalcahuello (Corral de Caballos in Mapudungún language).

Túnel las Raíces

This tunnel was created in the thirties by the State Railways, it is the longest in South America, it is 4,528 meters long, it is currently the connection of the international road to the Pino Hachado border crossing and the town of Lonquimay.

Curacautín

City that heads the commune of the same name, with traditional construction of the formerly timber region. It has all the services for the pre-mountain region and serves as a central axis to reach the various parks and reserves of the northern region of the Andean Araucanía.

Malalcahuello

A mountain town located on the banks of the Cautín River, formerly a logger and a crossing point for the journey between Araucanía and Neuquén in Argentina, today it begins to emerge as the axis of the North Andean Araucanía tourist region.