Day trip

Cruce Andino: Puerto Varas to San Carlos de Bariloche

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Cruce Andino: Puerto Varas to San Carlos de Bariloche

From £214.72 per person

Discover the beautiful landscapes of the colorful region of Patagonia on this one-way transfer from Puerto Varas, Chile to San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina. Your trip includes boat transportation over 3 lakes with 4 overland transportation between.

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Free cancellation
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Audio guide included
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup service offered from Turistour Puerto Varas (Del Salvador 72) or Hotel Awa (Kuta 225, KM 27).
Wheelchair accessible


  • Take part in a journey full of history on the traditional route that connects Argentina and Chile
  • Marvel at the amazing Andes Mountains
  • Discover untouched natural landscapes
Full description
Depart from Puerto Varas, Chile and enjoy views of beautiful landscapes, natural landmarks, and spectacular lakes as you travel by boat and bus to San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina. The route you will travel has been used for more than 400 years by the native Huilliches and Mapuches.   Itinerary 8:00 AM - Travel overland from Puerto Varas to Petrohue 10:30 AM - Sail from Petrohue to Peulla on Lake Todos los Santos 12:30 PM - Free time in Peulla for lunch 3:00 PM - Travel overland from Peulla to Frías Port 5:00 PM - Sail from Frías Port to Blest on Lake Frías 7:00 PM - Sail from Blest to Pañuelo Port on Lake Nahuel Huapi 8:00 PM - Travel overland from Pañuelo Port to San Carlos de Bariloche 9:00 PM - Arrive in San Carlos de Bariloche
  • Pick-up from selected addresses in Puerto Varas
  • All overland transportation and sailings during the journey
  • Guides in Spanish, Portuguese, and English
  • Drop-off at selected addresses in San Carlos de Bariloche
  • Lunch
  • Food and drinks
  • Lodging
  • Optional or extra activities
  • Entrance to parks
  • Boarding taxes

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Passport or ID card for children

Know before you go

  • Tour is accessible for wheelchairs but the person with reduced mobility must be accompanied as the tour does not offer assistance
  • Please be aware that the itinerary is subject to slight changes during the winter season, April to September
  • Your check-in must be in person and can be done until 24 hours before the date of travel at the office at Del Salvador 72, Puerto Varas
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