Welcome to Ñamku Lodge
"The world is but a canvas to the imagination"
Ñamku is a Mountain Lodge located on the border of the valley where the village of Malalcahuello is situated, in the IX Region of the Araucania. An environment of unique natural and cultural characteristics, in the south-central volcanic chain, nestled within the majestic mountain range, Cordillera de los Andes, we find ourselves surrounded by mountains which shelter secret valleys, rivers and lakes, enabling an infinite amount of activites.
Situated on 4 Hectares of one of the last and most extensive Temperate Rain Forests in the world on the bank of the Cautin river, also designated one of the 25 Hotspots of Biodiversity in the world. The Hotspots are the richest biological Ecoregions and for this reason endangered.
It should be pointed out that we are located within the Araucarias Biosphere Reserve; The most predominent species being the Araucaria Araucana, considered to be living fossils and of vital cultural importance for the ethnic group Pewenche. These trees were declared natural monuments and have been protected since 1990.
Other attractions of great interest in our surrounding area are the following;
8 Conservation Areas of The National System of Protected Areas (SNASPE):
-Parque Nacional Conguillio
-Parque Nacional Tolhuaca
-Reserva Nacional Malalcahuello
-Reserva Nacional Nalcas
-Reserva Nacional Alta Bio Bio
-Reserva Nacional Malleco
-Reserva Nacional China Muerta
-Reserva Nacional Lago Gualletue
Landmarks of Special Interest Tourism:
-Bike Trail along the old railroad line, Malalcahuello-Manzanar
-Termas de Manzanar
-Termas de Malalcahuello
-Termas de Rio Blanco
-Termas de Malleco
-Termas Naturales; Ranquil & Melipeuco
Winter Sport Centers:
-Centro Ski Araucania
-Centro Ski Corralco
-Centro Invernal Los Arenales
-Centro Invernal Batea Mahuida