Address: km 0.2- road to Shangri-Lá, Las Trancas Valley
Location: Road to Termas de Chillán
County: Pinto, Región del Bío Bío

From the North

Go into the city of Chillán and continue up Avenida O’higgins. When you get to Rosauro Acuña street, turn right until you come to Barros Arana street, which will take you to the public road that goes to the Chillán volcano zone.

From the South or Concepción

Go into the city of Chillán Viejo and continue until you get to Avenida Ecuador. Turn right and go to Avenida Argentina where you’ll want to turn left and keep going until the avenue ends and crosses with Avenida Collin and you’ll find Barros Arana street, which will take you to the public road that will lead you to the Chillan volcano zone.

Train, Chillán Station or “Constitución” Bus Station in Chillán

In both cases you’ll need to take an inter city bus on the intersection of Libertad and Brasil streets and get off at the Market Bus Stop on 5 de Abril street (between Arturo Prat street and Maipon street). Walk on Maipon street two blocks to the east and turn right on Sargento Aldea street, where you’ll find the rural bus terminal “La Merced”.

Arriving at Ecobox Andino

If you come by bus, get off at the intersection with the road to Shangri-Lá and walk about 200 meters down this road, on the first road to the right is Ecobox Andino.

REMbus schedules (year round):


7:50 | 11:15 | 12:40 | 13:20 | 15:10 | 17:50 (monday-saturday) | 19:20 (monday-saturday)


7:30 (monday-saturday) | 10:00 | 13:00 | 14:50 | 17:00 | 17:30

Nilahue bus schedules

Terminal Rodoviario María Teresa de Chillán :


Terminal Alameda Santiago. Phone: (+56-2) 7785222


Valle las Trancas link to Google Maps

Ecobox Andino in Google Earth (Ecobox Andino.kmz) 
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