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Activities

If you fancy a change of air and to soak up and make the most of the the cozy, family-oriented atmosphere, at MILodge we await you with open arms year-yound.
We offer a children’s play area, SPA (which provides massage services, among other therapeutic techniques), indoor and outdoor swimming pools and an astronomical observatory.

If, on the other hand, you are the type of person willing to take a dare, a natural-born adventurer and what interests you is skiing, trekking or mountainbiking, then our Lodge is made just for you.

We’re prepared to offer you an unforgettable stay.

Activities at the Lodge

Las Trancas Valley is a nature reserve which belongs to the biological corridor of Ñuble – Laja, with peaks filled to the brim with snow. In this reserve, you can practise every type of activity and year-round and as such, enjoy nature at its best. Adventure, relaxation, cultural and educational tourism, just have fun and make the most of the region’s natural resources.

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Summer

Trekking

There are several trails to follow thanks to the impressive contrasting landscapes that can be found in Las Trancas Valley: native forests, volcanoes, a glaciar, waterfalls, a lagoon, and the exceptional lava flow.

Our reception will always provide expert advice on the trails show you the map of all the trails in the valley. Enjoy this place and the adventures that await safely.

If you require a guide, we recommend Tierra Verde / Info@verdetour.com  / Telephone: + 569 9 509 2418

Climbing

Whether it’s in the climbing hall of our hotel, in the Ecopark’s climbing routes or in the other spots in the valley, this place is the perfect place to climb. As always, the reception is willing to provide advice.

If you require a guide, we recommend Tierra Verde / Info@verdetour.com  / Telephone: + 569 9 509 2418

Cycling and Mountainbiking

If you like mountainbiking, then you will love MILodge. Surrounding the lodge, you can find plenty of trails. In the summetime, the Nevados de Chillán Ski centre provides a chairlift  to enjoy the views of the volcano. There’s a little bit of everything, and for every level of expertise.

Horseriding

An ideal alternative to discovering the mountain. For a full day or a few hours, accompanied by your family or your partner, you can discover impressive landscapes.

Wildlife watching

Whilst walking or on horseback, you can discover some incredible wildlife. You will see various species of bird such as parrots and condors. Keep those eyes and ears open.

Ñuble Nature Reserve

The Ñuble national reserve is a one-of-a-kind place in the BioBio region. You can get to know it on a 4×4 trip, horseback, or on foot; whether it’s to take photos or for a day in the countryside.

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Winter

Ski & Snowboard

The two ski resorts at Termas and Nevados de Chillán are just 8 kms away and 20 minutes from the Lodge. It’s an ideal location for those fans of winter sports that wish to ski on the best slopes in South America. There are plenty of Freeride areas, as well as woodland pistes, a snowpark and ski & snowboard schools. You can have a fun-filled day in the snow.

If you would like to ski off-piste, practise randonée or walk on snow shoes, we recommend you contact Evolution 2 / evo2.andes@gmail.com / Cecile Dronsart / Telephone:+569 7628 5940.

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Observatory

Our observatory, Cielos de Shangri-La, was officially inaugurated on April 27, 2011.

The dome measures 4 metres in diameter and is made of stainless Steel. Inside, an 18 inch Dobson telescope can be found, along with a motor system brought from the USA. The characteristics of the telescope, along with the wide range of lenses and the imposing skies of Shangri-la make for a high quality night of marvellous stargazing.

We also have a solar filter which ensures both the tourists and astronomer complete safety while carrying out solar observation in the summertime.

You can now relish in the beauty of the Chilean skies thanks to our visits and observation shifts, every evening and night under clear skies. Observation tours are composed of groups of up to 8 people and last approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes.

Night-time Observation (Stars, galaxies, planets):

  • $12.000 pesos per person
  • Schedules : 22.15, 12.45 and 01.00.

Reservations must be made before 15.00 the same day, along with a deposit.

Solar observation:

  • Price: $3.500 pesos per person (30 minute duration).
  • Childrens workshop and activity $5.000. – lasting 45 minutes.
  • Schedule: 18.00
  • For further information and reservations, contact the reception on

+56 9 93217567 or via mail, info@milodge.com https://www.facebook.com/cielosshangrila

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