• Beginning: Although it can begin from
other places we take as starting point the first
Tourist Information (on Litrán river).
car, bicycle. The circuit traffics for
Provincial Road 23 and 18.
Picturesque road that travels the valley of
Aluminé river crossing it in several
opportunities. The small city of Aluminé its
crafts and exquisite sweet handmades.
Opportunity to know the north sector of Lanín
National Park. Streams, Rucachoroy lake and
From Tourist Information (located on Provincial
Road 13 and Litrán river) you will follow for
PR23 in address to Aluminé. Until that town are
approximately 48 Km. The first kilometers will
be trafficking the east of Aluminé lake until
Lonco Luan stream and place. The road runs near
Aluminé river going by sectors where rafting is
To 19 kilometers you will see the bifurcation
(PR15) that takes to Quilachanquil and 2
kilometers later on PR11. If you take this road-
the 11 - you will arrive after approximately 30
Km to Ñorquinco lake (see Pehuenia Circuit
description). Continue for PR23 you will cross
Rucachoroy river and you will see of the other
margin of Aluminé river Tindiririca hill, then
will go by the Municipal beach and a Camping
site. You will have arrived to Aluminé. The city
has Restaurants, Service station, Hotel, Inns,
Cabins, Organized camping site, etc.
To arrive to Rucachoroy you will continue for
PR23 until the bifurcation with PR18 (to your
right) in sense to Chile. You will go by
Carrilil and later on Rucachoroy places. You
will enter to Lanín National Park. In the south
riverbank of the lake you will find Ranger
sectional and free camping site. In this sector
there are several paths to carry out trekking
and mountain biking. Remember inside Aigo
Mapuche Community you will must request
permission to traffic and photograph.
The name Rucachoroy is a mapuche word (Ruca=house
Choroy=parrot) it's due to the great quantity of
parrots that arrive to the place to feed of
pehuenes pinenuts. You will observe the great
predominance of trees of this fruit.
The lake is in a valley surrounded by Rucachoroy
cordon, de los Ángeles, Clucnú Chumpirú and