Enjoy a 3 hours trekking tour to the top and back to the base of an old volcano. Have incredible views of San Martin de los Andes from different viewpoints.
What to Expect
The ascent will take an average of 3 hours with return to the base. You can stop for refreshment and photos as you wish. The hill is very close to the town of San Martin de los Andes and its summit can be seen from many places as Catritre, Route 7 Lakes, Quilaquina, Trompul, Lake Lolog and others. You will be picked up from your hotel and transfer the to the base of the mountain. The transfer takes about 40 minutes. Having started walking, cross the pampa that will bring you to the same base. Bordering a stream will start entering into a gigantic forest of beech trees that reach 30 meters.
As you go up, the vegetation becomes increasingly stunted and allow you to get a better view of the entire Basin Lacar until it becomes bushes. You cross a lot of natural viewpoints of rock and reach the pre-summit, where you begin to see a floor that will become redder until the embroidered. The texture of each rock is very similar to pumice and this is because they will be arriving at the old volcanic cone with its different eruptions, solidified lava bath summit entire sector. The summit is the epicenter of the area, as it offers have a clear view of 360 degrees.
- Transfer from/to your hotel in San Martin de los Andes
- Bilingual guide
- Guides of the AAGM (Asociación Argentina de Guías de Montaña)
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks
- Tramway for the ascent
Know Before You Go
• Minimum 2 passenger
• Maximum 12 passengers