• Beginning: Although it can begin from
other places we take as starting point the
second Tourist Information.
car, bicycle. Circuit traffics for Provincial
Road 11 (rubble).
lakes, beaches, rivers, streams. Pehuenes pure
The first stage from Tourist Information to
From this Office (on PR13) follow road in
direction to Icalma (Chile). You will find
Commercial center and later on School, Health
center and finally Vivero Provincial (warren).
Follow 5 more km approximately you will go by
the road that takes to Batea Mahuida volcano and
then to your left the bifurcation with PR11.
Take for this road, from the Villa until the
bifurcation are approximately 8 Km. When
entering PR11 you will traffic the coast west of
Moquehue lake. As reference you will cross El
Verde and Las Animas streams. After traveling 15
Km you will arrive to Moquehue. There you will
find Border Army position and Ranger, Stores,
Cabins complex and Organized camping site.
The following stage will be from Moquehue to
Follow PR11 toward Ñorquinco. You will see
pehuenes pure forests. You will travel more than
30 km to arrive to Ñorquinco. There you will
have the possibility of visiting Verde lagoon
and Pilhué lake (you will be entering to Lanín
National Park). Take the first road at to your
right the same one traffics on the riverbank of
Pilhué stream. You will see Verde lagoon later
on to your right and few kilometers Pilhué lake.
This road takes to Reigolil Pass.
The other possibility is turn to the right in
the first bifurcation but when skirting Verde
lagoon instead of taking to the right toward
Pilhué lake, take to your left and surround the
lake toward Coloco cascade. To arrive to the
same one you will leave the vehicle and walk
around 1 hour for a path.
In the south riverbank of Ñorquinco lake will
find Ranger sectional, Border Army and an area
of free camps.
Another of the options is to enter Ñorquinco for
PR11. You will pass among Ñorquinco lake and to
your left Nompehuen lake. Later on you will
observe - also on your left - a camping site
with Store, Nedalafquen lagoon and finally you
will cross Pulmarí river bridge, going by
The last stage travels from Ñorquinco to Pulmarí.
From Ñorquinco through PR11 you will be leaving
Lanín National Park in address to PR23. Only 31
km separates you of the same one. Continue to
Pulmarí to your left is located the river of the
same name Pulmarí lake, Piedra Pintada (cave
painting) and later on de los Giles lagoon. You
will find a bifurcation on your left the old PR
that takes you to Pulmarí Ranch and Puel Mapuche
Community in La Angostura. We recommend later on
to take Provincial Road 23 turn to your left and
you will return to Villa Pehuenia.
Another option is to turn to the right and
continue to Aluminé.