Andean Lakes Crossing Tour

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Departs Daily

from AUD 1,600/pp

Starts: Bariloche, Argentina
Ends: Puerto Varas

The picturesque town of Bariloche, situated on the Argentina shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake, is the gateway to the famous lake crossing that joins Argentina and Chile. Encompassing a day tour to explore the natural wonders of the Nahuel Huapi National Park, a day spent crossing the Argentine-Chile border and a tour of Puerto Varas. As you sail across the Andes range you’ll witness some of South America’s best lake and mountain scenery and be surrounded by colourful flora, glittering emerald lakes and snow-capped peaks.

Day 1 – Bariloche

Arrive in Bariloche, Argentina and transfer to your hotel for the next few nights.

Overnight: Edelweiss Hotel

Day 2 – Bariloche

Embark on a half-day city tour of Bariloche and surrounds. Highlights include Exequiel Bustillo Ave, Nahuel Huapi Lake, Playa Bonita, Huemul Island, Campanario Hill (chairlift not included), Llao Llao Peninsula, Angostura Bridge, and El Trebol Lagoon. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.

Overnight: Edelweiss Hotel (B)

Day 3 – Bariloche > Puerto Varas

​Today you take the spectacular Argentine-Chile Lake Crossing. Highlights include Nahuel Huapi Lake, Puerto Blest, Puerto Alegre, Puerto Frias, Mount Tronador, Peulla, Todos los Santos Lake, Mount Puntiagudo, Osorno volcano, Petrohue waterfalls and Puerto Varas.

​Overnight: Cabana del Lago (B)

Day 4 – Puerto Varas

Enjoy the morning at leisure before a half-day city tour of Puerto Varas and Puerto Montt. Highlights include Puerto Montt residential district, Main Square and cathedral. Return to Puerto Varas through Chinquihue town and see San Francisco Street, and Philippi Hill with its panoramic view of the city

Overnight: Cabana del Lago (B)

Day 5 – Puerto Varas

Have a leisurely breakfast and transfer from your hotel to the airport Puerto Montt.

Note: This itinerary can also be booked in reverse if requested.

Tour Inclusions

  • Return Airport Transfers
  • 4 nights accommodation including breakfast daily
  • Half-day city tour Bariloche and Puerto Varas
  • ​All transport for the Argentine-Chile lake crossing

Total price per person (Twin Share) from AUD 1,600

*Single traveller pricing available on request.

**Public Holiday Surcharges apply

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