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Places to Visit
 
 
Nahuel Huapi – National Park with a beautiful lake and little islands with beaches, where you can go hiking and sunbathing in the Summer. There are sailing excursions to Victoria Island and the Quetrihue Peninsula.
Cerro Catedral – Snow Skiing Mountain with 47 runs totaling 43 miles of skiing, for all levels of skill. The resort has good amenities including a six-passenger chairlift, paragliding and the mountain offers great views of Nahuel Huapi and Gutierrez lakes. The skiing season is from July to September. The mountain is also great for trekking in the Summer.
Victoria Island – Nature reserve, inhabited by cavemen thousands of years ago, with a wide variety of flora and fauna. Trekking though the forest with ancient trees, you are likely to see native species such as the ‘pudu’ dwarf deer, as well as wild boar, pheasants and a variety of birds.
Playa Bonita – This attractive pebble beach in the Nahuel Huapi Lake, has facilities for diving, windsurfing, canoeing and kayaking.
Puerto Blest – Cruise through the narrow Blest Arm with transparent glacier waters, passing by thick jungle forest with ancient trees, backed by imposing mountain peaks.
Cerro Tronador – Over 11,000 feet high Mount Tronador’s snow covered peak makes a great contrast of colors with the surrounding forest and Marcardi Lake. Trekking through the trails includes a walk along the Cascada Los Cesars waterfall.
Castana Overa Galcier – Experienced climbers can scale the ice at Castana Overa Glacier escorted by a specialist Tour Guide. Equipment and instruction will be provided by the expedition operator.
Chalhuaco Valley – Hiking though the “Valley of the Lost Ones” is good family fun and there are 4x4 vehicles available to make the traveling easier. Each of the trails provides a different ecological experience.
Manso River – Whitewater rafting on the Manso River, is an exhilarating experience with stretches of calm water giving way to class-II rapids combined with class-IV torrents.
Arroyo de la Virgen – Canyons, waterfalls and rapids, provide the setting for an adventure known as “Canyoning”, combining hiking, climbing and jumping into deep natural pools.
Cerro Campanario – Horse riding through steep and narrow trails, crossing streams and getting close to nature, with a wide variety of flora and fauna along the way.
Franciso Moreno – Museum of Patagonia’s history and archeology, with unique displays relating to Natural Science, History, Ethnography and evidence of humans inhabiting the region of Santa Cruz some 13,000 years ago.
 
 
Local Tours (optional)
 
         
BARILOCHE LOCAL TOURS
Tour Name
Duration
Price
Optional Sightseeing Tours
from $
2008
Short Circuit
half day
16
Cathedral Mountain
half day
16
Futaleufu Boat
half day
32
Vila La Angostura
full day
39
Puerto Blest & Frias Lagoon
full day
101
Grand Circuit
full day
41
El Bolson & Lago Puelo
full day
39
 
Prices per person in US dollars, subject to change.Prices may vary depending on the departure location.
 
   
 
Tour / Package Extensions, Local Sightseeing Tours, Car Rental and/or other services can be arranged, subject to availability and price alteration.
 
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
 
 
FREESTYLE & HOSTED
 


San Carlos de Bariloche, the city at the foothills of the Andes named after the pioneer Carlos Wiederhold (who was born in Germany), has the appearance of an alpine town and is surrounded by lakes and mountains, with spectacular scenery. The lakes of Nahuel Huapi, Guatierrez, Moreno and Mascardi, backed by the mountains of Tronador, Cerro Catedral and Cerro Lopez, provide an immense variety of landscapes for sightseeing; hiking; climbing; rafting; water sports and leisurely walks. In the Winter (July to September), Cerro Catedral is one of South America’s main snow skiing destinations and there is great scenery to enjoy. In the Summer the main attractions are panoramic sightseeing and soft adventure, but there are beaches on Lake Nahuel Huapi, pleasant for sunbathing and offering water sports facilities. There are cruises of the lakes and a wide variety of local excursions available. The lake crossing to Chile offers the best panoramic views of the region.
   
 
Suggested Intinerary
 
             
  Day 1 - USA/Buenos Aires
Overnight flight. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board.
    Day 5 - Bariloche
Day fee to do as you please. If you enjoy soft adventure, you can go horse riding in Cerro Campanario, hiking in Valley of Chalhuaco or white water rafting in Manso River. For a more challenging ecological experience you can go “Canyoning” (combination of hiking, climbing and rapids swimming) in Arroyo de la Virgen, or climb the Castana Overa Glacier.
             
  Day 2 - Buenos Aires / Bariloche
Early morning arrival in Buenos Aires and transfer to the domestic airport for your connecting flight to San Carlos de Bariloche. The rest of the day is free to relax and explore the surroundings.
    Day 6 - Bariloche
Day at leisure. You can go on an optional full day cruise of the Puerto Blest and Frias Lagoon, navigating on transparent glacier waters through the narrow Blest Arm, with great views of the thick forest and imposing mountain peaks. A private sailing cruise of the Lake Nahuel Huapi, with a visit to Victoria Island can also be arranged.
             
  Day 3 - Bariloche
Morning optional ‘Short Circuit’ tour of Bariloche is recommended, to get an overview of the city, as well as the surrounding lakes and mountains .  In the afternoon you can enjoy a stroll around the town, visit the Patagonia Museum and the Cathedral.
    Day 7 - Bariloche
Today, say goodbye to Bariloche your own way. You can relax on the Playa Bonita beach and go to Atalaya observation point for a breathtaking panoramic view of Nahuel Huapi Lake, Victoria Island and the Quetrihue Peninsula.
             
  Day 4 - Bariloche
This morning you can go on an optional tour to the Cathedral Mountain, for some easy hiking and great views of the lakes. Mountain bike excursions are available during the Summer and in the Winter (July to September) you can go snow skiing.
    Day 8 - Bariloche / USA
Departure transfer for your flight to Buenos Aires, where you will be provided transportation to the international airport for your return flight home.
             
             
   
 
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