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Santuario el Cani

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Address: 1 kilometros de Pucon Camino | IX Region de la Araucania, Pucon, Chile
Phone Number: 569 9 837 3928
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si es posible, incluyan este santuario de la naturaleza, es un lugar...

si es posible, incluyan este santuario de la naturaleza, es un lugar soñado, ideal para la gente que gusta del montañismo

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Amazingly beautiful and uncrowded

This hike turned our opinion of the Pucon area around. After doing the Los Lagos hike at Huerquehue (enjoyed it but very very crowded and disliked the white-knuckle drive there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Tonya S
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Buffalo, Minnesota
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Buffalo, Minnesota
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hike turned our opinion of the Pucon area around. After doing the Los Lagos hike at Huerquehue (enjoyed it but very very crowded and disliked the white-knuckle drive there with our rental car) and not being able to even find the trailhead we wanted even with hiking maps at Villarrica NP, El Cani was refreshingly accessible by mainly paved... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to do this trek instead of the national park as we read awesome things and had it recommended. It is totally worth it, it is a relatively tough uphill climb, but definitely do-able, and the view at the mirador is incredible! There is also a lovely lake you can swim in up there which is super quiet and... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hike is not for everyone, as it is about 3 miles straight uphill before you get to the first lake. Every step is gorgeous, and the environment on top of the mountain is one like I have never seen before, and probably never will again. This is a relatively unknown trail compared to others, so I am really torn... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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244 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

It is an alternative to Huerquehue NP, which i think is superior. In Cani, the araucaria trees are only on the last section, and the mirador is well worth the climb. I recommend it only to people who don't mind a physical effort, as it is a long climb. However, there is more frequent (and cheaper) public transport than Huerquehue,... More 

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Thank Pierre W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

The national park can be reached by bus from Pucon. Entry fee is 4000. The first part is pretty steep and not as scenic. Further up you have some pretty nice views, great trees and nice lakes. The short hike takes about 5 hours. It is a private park that is nicely made with a good information system. When we... More 

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Thank AnniCatti
Ulm
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51 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

A small " private Nature Reserve. At the entrance to pay, you get a small brochure with the trail as well as the flora and fauna explained. The climb is a challenge that requires good physical condition and stamina. But the climb is worth. A well-marked trail leads through dense forests, pastures and in November even snowfields past enchanted lagoons... More 

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Ushuaia, Argentina
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Its easy to go to the Santuario el Cani from pucon. There are busses leaving every half an hour. There are two buscompanies going in the direction off the private national park. The companies Pullman and caburgua can bring you there both 600 pesos, one way. When you exit the bus its a 3-5 hour walk to go to the... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Totally loved it. Amazing landscapes in summer! Just make sure you go with enough time. In the middle if the way you will find a lake perfect for a pic nic while you rest for the last part right before getting to the highest point.

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

its abeautiful spot, and an easy hike to the top. There are arazucaria trees along the wasy, and at the lakes on the way up.You can stay on the way up at La Loma, a camping site, run by its owner, very special too.

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Thank Carolina L
Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We did this hike through our hostel and it was amazing! We were lucky enough to have great weather and a clear afternoon. From the top you could see three volcanoes, two lakes and across to Argentina. Probably the best view we've seen. It can be hard work so ensure plenty of time and be well prepared.

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