|After breakfast we will leave by taking Bustillo
Avenue, skirting Nahuel Huapi lake, enjoying views of it,
Huemul Island, Playa Bonita, till we arrive at Llao Llao
village, where we will get off the bus to get to know the
chapel and the representative Llao Llao Hotel. We will
go on to the Panoramic
spot, where we will get one of the best outlooks of the
area. Back on Bustillo Avenue, we will stop at the foothill
of Cerro Campanario, to go up (optional)
and see from its summit the eighth best view of the world
according to National Geographic.We will go down and get
back to Bariloche at noon.
After lunch (optional) departure to Cerro Catedral, one
of the most famous ski centres in South America. It features
lodging, its own transportation means, excellent tracks
and ski lifts. During winter it can be
used for skiing, and adventure activities can be performed
for the rest of the year (special excursions.) Return to
Lakes Excursion: to San Martin de Los Andes by
the 7 Lakes route
September to May
|Taking National Route Nr 237 northwards,
the Nahuel Huapy is skirted, arriving at Villa La
where “Route of Seven Lakes” starts, among
woods. There, these lakes follow one another: Espejo,
Correntoso, Escondido, Villarino, Falkner, Machónico
and Lácar Lake, in whose banks stand San Martin
de Los Andes Town. On our way back we will drive
Meliquina Lake, Paso Córdoba and border Traful
River up to its confluence with Limay River, where
Valley is found. Then, we will go on to Bariloche. More...
To Puerto Blest and Cascada de los Cántaros,
with extension to Frías lake
Available: September to May
|Starting from Puerto Pañuelo,
we will sail Lago Nahuel Huapi and as we reach Brazo
Blest, we can see the Centinela Island, where Francisco
P. Moreno, creator of National Parks, lies. After
hour boat ride, we will arrive at Los Cántaros
Lake, whose outfall supplies the waterfall. The beauty
of the falls can be contemplated from some watchtowers
on the path. Afterwards, crossing to the opposite bank
we will land in Puerto Blest, where we will have lunch.
Driving 3 km from there we will reach Puerto Alegre
to sail Lago Frias, till we arrive at Puerto Frias. More...
to Victoria Island and Arrayanes Wood
Available: All year round
|Excursion starts at Pañuelo Port,
25 km away from the city, opposite Llao Llao Hotel,
at which you can arrive by bus or by car. After sailing
for 40 minutes the Nahuel Huapi Lake,landing takes
at Anchorena Port, located in the centre of the island.
An amazing view of Anchorena Bay as well as the wholezone
of Llao Llao and Pañuelo Port –further-
can be appreciated from the panoramic point located
atMonte Bella Vista. Other options are a stroll to
Port or a visit to rupestrian pictures and Playa del
Toro. After sailing for some minutes, Arrayanes Wood
is reached, at Quetrihue Peninsula. Going along a 600
m path, you can observe magnificent arrayan samples
forming a pure wood, considered to be unique in the
world for its characteristics. More...
Crossing to Puerto Montt or Puerto Varas (international)
Available: September to May
|The tour starts navigating Nahuel
Huapi Lake up to Puerto Blest, in the Nahuel Huapi
Park. Then 3 km are driven by bus reaching Puerto
Alegre. From there, Lago Frias is navigated till
Frias is arrived at. At this spot all migratory and
Argentinian customs office arrangements are made.
The Andes Mountain Range is crossed by bus, on a
road surrounded with thick vegetation, arriving
the first Chilean population, completing all migratory
and Chilean customs arrangements on time for lunch.
Afterwards, Todos los Santos Lake is navigated up
to Petrohué, where Petrohué Falls
are visited, in the Vicente Pérez Rosales
National Park. Later, skirting Llanquihue Lake,
is reached, ending the excursion at this location
or in Puerto Montt. More...
by the avenue of the Pioneers toward the west in the kilometer 5
you arrive at the inferior station of the cable car. It is ascended
in panoramic gondolas until the summit (1.400 meters) where it is
the only domestic revolvable pub, from which one obtains an impressive
view of the city, the lake Nahuel Huapi with its islands and the
mountain range of the Andes.
the highest in the National Park Nahuel Huapi with three picks in
its summit, one Chilean, one international and one Argentinean.
To arrive to its base from San Carlos de Bariloche it is necessary
to take the national route #258 heading for El Bolsón and
when arriving to the south part of the lake Mascardi to take the
route #254 toward the right until arriving to Pampa Linda. Is a
small village that has a hostel with restaurant, camping site, park
guard and a section of Gendarmería Nacional. From here several
paths come out that allow to carry out trips by foot or horse that
will allow the tourist to discover places of an extraordinary beauty
as the glacier Manso or the snowdrift Negro that together give origin
to the river Manso Superior that ends in the lake Mascardi after
traveling the valley of the Vuriloches. You can also arrive at the
refuge Otto Meiling located 2,000 meters high, from where begins
the ascent to the summits of the Tronador (experts only). The hill
Tronador has 3.450 meters high and owes its name to the impressive
noise that produce big detachments of ice.
in the east end of the lake Nahuel Huapi the river Limay is born
and the national route #237 skirts it during 50 kilometers until
the fork with the river Traful. Along this beautiful itinerary they
are several the activities that can be carried out: rafting by the
rapids of the Limay, trips that are hired in Bariloche; flyfishing
in one of the most important domestic fisheries; simply to go for
a walk, to travel the “Valle Encantado” with very particular
rocky formations and to stop in the “amphitheater”,
a corner of the river Limay against the mountain.
to visit in the city
• The Civic Center inaugurated in 1940 and built with materials
of the area. In its arcades begins the avenue Mitre, the most important
commercial artery in the city, with local that sell exquisite chocolate,
crafts, dress, restaurants and sweet shops.
• The Church Cathedral whose colors windows show the history
of the missionary Jesuit and its relationships with the aboriginal
of the area.
• The Great Casino Bariloche with their flirts game rooms
where the tourist can opt among roulettes, slot machine, black jack,
point and bank and dice.