Trekking in the Patagonian Andes - The Araucanía (Chapter)
This is the Araucanía chapter from Lonely Planet's Trekking in the Patagonian Andes guidebook.
Araucanía heralds the start of the great south, a region offering a fascinating brew of natural phenomena, including many hot springs and active volcanoes. Explore the local Mapuche culture, clamber up steep volcano faces, or simply soak away your worries in a hot thermal pool.
- peer down into Volcán Copahue's Tolkeinesque crater lake, the steaming Laguna Thermal
- transport & accommodation
- stargaze from the tundra under the snowcapped Volcán Villarrica