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Rancagua and Cachapoal Valley

Get to know more about the Destination

Located south of Santiago and known in the country for keeping popular traditions, Rancagua features fertile lands, handmade crafts and traditional music and customs.

The mineral activity is also important to the region. You will find cupper mines, protected natural areas, the Cuaquenes Springs and Cipreses River Ski Center.

Attractions

Flora and fauna. Springs and ski center. Historical and cultural interest zone.

Activities

Trekking, horseback ridings, picnic, snow trekking, ski or randonne, snowboard, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Sixth region.

How to get there?

To Cachapoal Wine Journey: Land route, by Panamericana South, until Requinoa.

To Cauquenes Springs: Land route, by El Cobre highway.

To Cipreses River National Reserve: Land route, by Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva Highway.

To Rancagua: Land route, by Route 5 south and Las Torres Ave.

To Picarquin: Land route, Andes direction.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Moderate mediterraneo weather. There is cloudiness in the shore all year long and the temperature is homogeneous. In the interior, the temperature oscillates between day and nigth time. Rains in the Costa Cordillera and in the Andes.

Services

Housing, food, roads, transportation, outdoor activities.

Surroundings

Sewell, Chapa Verde Ski Center, San Francisco de Mostazal, Cauquenes Springs, La Leonera, Pelequen, San Fernando, Graneros, Rancagua, Viña Anakena, Viña Chateau, Los Boldos.

Some featured hotels in Rancagua and Cachapoal Valley

  • Puma Lodge

    Located 3 hours from Santiago, or 30 minutes by helicóptero, Puma Lodge is one of a kind. Not only is it the biggest private Heli Ski center in the world, but its 5000 square kilometers are home to the majesty of the Andes Mountain…

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    Puma Lodge
  • Hacienda Los Lingues

    With a total of 18 bedrooms, 2 executive suites among them, each one is absolutely dreamy. All of them decorated in the colonial Chile style, they have luxury installations. Also being very wide-spaced, venty and very well lighted,…

    From USD$330 Ref. Double

    Hacienda Los Lingues

They recommend us

  • "The food was excellent. Very good wines, in general terms, we had a great vacations. We will come back. Thanks. "

    April/2013

    Fernando Pérez

  • "We have received an excellent attention from VisitChile and their Patagonia colaborator, COMAPA. Thanks a lot for everything. "

    December/2012

    María Jesús Sasieta

  • "It was nice to count with you during our trip. "

    March/2013

    Maikol Andrés Campillay

  • "The guide we had in Pucon, Alexandre Joly, is excellent. Very knowledgeable about history, traditions, geography, vegetation, animals, vulcanology and a very good narrator. We hope that all the guides…"

    June/2012

    Dan Marinescu

  • "Thanks to Marihana, who was the person who attended me. She was very helpful and kind in her attention. 100% of recommendation. "

    March/2013

    Cristián Valle

Certificates

  • Turismo Chile
  • Verisign
  • Sello de Calidad Turística
  • United States Tour Operator Association Allied Member
  • TripAdvisor

Contact us

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