Climbing Apagado Volcano.
Excursions, tours, activities in Hornopiren
Duration: 5 to 6 hrs.
Capacity: A minimum of 6 andmaximum of 10 participants.
Location: 5 kmsouth of Contao.
Timetable: Departure 08:00 hrs; Return 15:00 hrs.
Meeting point: Lahuán Cabinsor Hornopirén Ramp (Place to be agreed).
What to bring: Trekking shoes, water bottle, sunglasses, sunblock, sunhat, suitable clothing, camera.
Includes: Local guide, snack and transport.
Between the charming peaceful towns of Contao and Hornopirén lies a volcanic cone with the characteristic features of the southern Andes with a stunning panoramic view inviting you learn more about its unique geography and history and the construction of the access road by the local forestry company. Apagado Volcano, 1,200 m high, is an experience like few others. The first section is by vehicle before continuing on foot for about an hour.
Seven other volcanos can be seenfrom its impressive crater, namely Osorno, Calbuco, Tronador, Yates, Hornopirén and Michimahuida. Don’t miss out on this incredible
view and an historic and unforgettable journey.
Departure from Hornopirén towards Contao to the foot of thevolcanoto start the climb.
Arrival at the peak, photo stopand time to enjoya panoramic view of the area with a light snack.
Arrival at the foot of the volcanobefore returning to Hornopirén.
End of the activity.
Time required: Half day.
Type of activity: Views, sports.