Day trip

Cruce Andino: San Carlos de Bariloche to Puerto Varas

4.7 / 5

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Cruce Andino: San Carlos de Bariloche to Puerto Varas

From £215.68 per person

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

About this activity

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 is offered at selected locations in San Carlos de Bariloche. Please contact the local partner in advance to determine your nearest pickup location.
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 San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina and enjoy views of beautiful landscapes, natural landmarks, and spectacular lakes as you travel by boat and bus to Puerto Varas, Chile. 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 Bariloche to Pañuelo Port 10:00 AM - Sail from Pañuelo Port to Blest on Lake Nahuel Huapi 11:00 AM - Sail from Blest to Frías Port on Lake Frías 12:00 PM - Travel overland from Frías Port to Peulla 2:00 PM - Free time in Peulla for lunch 3:30 PM - Sail from Peulla to Petrohue on Lake Todos los Santos 5:30 PM - Travel overland from Petrohue to Puerto Varas 8:00 PM - Arrive in Puerto Varas
  • Pick-up from selected addresses in San Carlos de Bariloche
  • All overland transportation and sailings during the journey
  • Guides in Spanish, Portuguese, and English
  • Drop-off at selected addresses in Puerto Varas
  • 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 in the winter season, April to September
  • Check-in must be in person and can be done until 24 hours before the date of travel at the office at Mitre 150, Bariloche
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4.7 /5

based on 6 reviews

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Great landscapes in the Andean mountains, very similar to those of Lake Nahuel Huapi. The end with the Osorno volcano, very beautiful. In Peulla too much free time.

19 March 2020

varied and impressive. well organized.

3 March 2020

15 March 2020

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