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Araucania Region Tour: Day Trail Up Cerro Penewe in Trankura

Explore Lof Trankura in Chile’s Araucanian region by doing a day trail up to Cerro Penewe (Penewe Hill). Take in a magnificent view of the Trankura Valley.

USD $56.00

Per Person

Explore the Region of ‘La Araucania’: Ascend Cerro Penewe 1477m Above Sea Level

Have you heard of the breathtaking landscapes of ‘La Araucania’? If you are interested in visiting the south of Chile, this region and its natural scenarios are a must. An amazing place to go is Cerro Penewe, a 1477 meters high hill officially known as Cerro Lepe, which means “viewpoint”. Located next to the Pünowemañke and separated by a ravine through which flows the Pichitrankura estuary, this hill also fulfills a ritual function by being connected to the rituals performed in Lof Trankura. Join us on a day trip to Cerro Penewe and be enchanted by the wide variety of flora and fauna available.

Located inside Lof Trankura, Cerro Penewe’s summit is made up of a forest of Araucarian trees, making it characteristic compared to the other hills present in the area. The Trankura community also regulates visits to this area and manages the care and protection of the rich diversity of the flora and fauna present. On this tour, a guide will also let you understand the local history and geographical context of the territory, as well as introduce you the varieties of flora and fauna present.

This local trail, crossing the 3 ancestral forests of Coigües, Lengas, and Araucarias, will allow you not only to delve into the scenic and green surroundings of the area but also to view the magnificent Trankura Valley at 1200 meters above sea level at the end.


  • Ascend Cerro Penewe 1477 meters above sea level
  • View the magnificent Trakura Valley
  • Understand the flora and fauna sector in the Araucania region

Tour Information

Duration: 7 hours
Start/End location: Trancura, Chile
Availability: Year-round
Miscellaneous: The difficulty level of this tour is set at “Medium High”. 

What’s Included

  • Transportation to and from Trancura (for groups above 5 travelers)
  • Entrance fees to Villarrica National Park
  • Guide

What to Bring

  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes

Important Notes

  • A minimum of 5 people is required to book transportation for this tour. If your group has less than 5 people and need transportation, please write to us at and we will try to find a group for you.


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