Villarrica Park Lake Hotel
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Villarrica Park Lake Hotel
Travel Blogs from Villarrica
... CLIMBING!!!) again. The goal that day was to see Araucaria trees (Monkey Puzzle trees) and we were not disappointed. After completing the 5 hour walk we were well satisfied for scenery and exercise.
Time to move on. Goal to cross the Andes by a new path. Crossing at Liucura / Pino Hachado. First leg took us as far as Manzanar via Parque National Congquillo and Volcan Llaina (another active volcano). The ride through the park turned out to be ...
... around Mount St. Helens a few years ago. This lava flow was fairly recent, 2008, the last time volcàn Llaina erupted. I didn't make it too far before I stared worrying about not making any head way on the bike. It was a good call as the next sections of road were horrific. Impossibly steep rocky climbs that I had no choice but to push. Eventually I arrived at the parks centre piece, Laguna conguilio, I had to go cross ...
... It was a real hoot. We slid down about 80% of the mountain. Soooo much easier than climbing up!
The big challenge over, we boarded the bus and headed down to Pucon where we handed in all the gear and then travelled back to our hotel. Glenda, Irene and Wendy treated themselves to a lovely hot tub before joining the others for celebratory drinks. Once again we had a delicious dinner in ...
The rest of the group carried on going up and one of the guides stayed with me. He was great to be honest (a sports junkie who climbed up mountains with his mountain bike - for fun) and was very reassuring. I wasnīt having a panic attack or anything but i was nervous and scared (he didnīt know the English word for scared at the beginning, i bet he did by the end. I had to say i had fear). Anyway we climbed to a point that i was satisfied with. It was ...
... of bed to go canyoning because we had made a reservation for him to come with us. He wasn't moving so off we went without him.
Jenny and I and 5 others got picked up and driven about 30 minutes out of town with a stop at the tour agency shop to try on our 2 wetsuits, yes 2 wetsuits, they have us every thing to prepare for Antarctic swimming, but no gloves!
When we arrived we walked a bit then got to the first ...