Quinquén Community Life in Araucanía

Lonquimay, Chile

Quinquén Community Life in Araucanía

An unforgettable way to experience the Pehuenche culture. In a natural mountain valley in Araucanía, surrounded by ancient Pewen forest (or Araucaria), volcanoes and Galletué Lake, you'll live a unique experience by the hand of the Quinquén community. You'll stay in the village to take part in daily activities like farming, while also going out for activities to explore the beautiful natural surrounds on hikes and horseback rides

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4 Days / 3 Nights

Travel Style

Active Adventure, Cultural Immersion, Connect with Nature and Off the Beaten Path


Locals will all speak Spanish. You can arrange for a bilingual guide.

Physical Activity

Moderate activity


Rural Communities and Mountains


Wifi: None
Cell: Limited

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Speaks: Spanish



Flexible Departure Date
All year


1 - 8 Travelers

What's Included


3 Nights Cabin and Family Homestay


Local guide (not bilingual) and Bilingual guide (extra $)


Private Room and Shared Bathroom


All meals included

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Locally Owned Social Enterprise

From visiting the giant moai statues and volcanos on Easter Island to learning how to loom knit from the Mapuche people of Chile, Travolution offers a wide variety of intercultural experiences that facilitate mutually beneficial encounters between travelers and the local communities. They believe tourism can be a mighty tool for ensuring the sustainable development of these local communities.

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Getting There

Transport options

Drive and Bus
You're home base for this trip will be the Quinquen community near Lonquimay. You can reach this area by overnight bus from Santiago or flying into the city of Temuco.
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