Bariloche, Patagonian Lakes
The package includes 3 nights accommodation at selected hotel/hostel plus airport or bus station pickup and drop off plus Mt Campanario and Circuito Chico Excursion plus Tronador OR Isla Victoria Navigation.
- Mt Campanario and Circuito Chico Half Day excursion:
The Tour starts in Bariloche along Bustillo Avenue with an amazing view of Lake Nahuel Huapi. Right at the km. 8 of the road you will find Playa Bonita, from where you can see Huemul Island. Later on, after traversing different landscapes, you will arrive at the foot of Mt. Campanario.
There is a chairlift that visitors can use to get to the 1500mts of the hill. There is a tearoom on top and also a terrace where you can admire one of the most complete and beautiful views of northern Patagonia.
Returning to the tour along Bustillo Avenue, the bus enters San Pedro Peninsula.
At the km. 23 of Bustillo Avenue you will reach Villa Llao Llao, site of the San Eduardo Chapel, a jewel of regional architecture and place of the magnificent Llao Llao hotel.
From there the route goes through the Llao Llao Peninsula.
After bordering Lake Escondido at km. 33, the road passes over Narrow Bridge Creek that separates the Moreno Lake from Nahuel Huapi Lake. At km40 you will reach the famous Panoramic Point of 945 meters high, where you can appreciate the majesty of the landscape that make up the Lake Moreno and the Llao Llao Peninsula.
- Tronador Excursion:
The Tronador Multitrek excursion starts from Bariloche at 9am approx. heading south along route 40 through lakes Gutierrez and Mascardi and then to enter the southern part of the Nahuel Huapi National Park. The first stop is the path that leads to the Laguna Los Moscos where you will do a hiking for approx 1hr. You will pass by a road of incredible vegetation that leads to the viewpoint of Lake Los Moscos.
Then continue your route with the mini bus for the second hike to the Caesars waterfall. In this case 1 hour and 30 minutes walk approx. where you will enjoy one of the most beautiful places in the National Park with its lookouts and waterfalls.
On the return, the vehicle will continue along the valley of the river bordering Vuriloches to appreciate the gentle presence of Mount Tronador (the highest in the area with 3,554 mts.) with glaciers descending down its slopes.
You will make a stop at Pampa Linda for lunch (not included) and then continue to the Black Glacier, the only Black Glacier in Patagonia, where you will have another walk to the lookout (20min approx) and enjoy the Glacier uniqueness. You will return to Bariloche arriving approx. at 7.30 pm.
- Isla Victoria and Arrayanes Forest Excursion:
This is the traditional excursion of the Nahuel Huapi National Park. Setting sail from Puerto Pañuelo and after an hour navigation, arriving at Quetrihue Peninsula, where you will admire the magnificence of the only Arrayanes forest in the world.
Walking through a decked path you will gaze at centennial trees.
From a botanical point of view, the Arrayan is a plant classified as a bush which only grows like a tree in this area. It has a cinnamon color with a thin bark which upon coming off, leaves white spots which give this tree its unique look.
Then you set sail to Victoria Island on a 40 min trip, arriving at Puerto Anchorena. There you will be able to visit a coniferous nursery, walking through paths and natural viewpoints where you will be able to admire the magnificent beauty of the place. One of the paths leads us to Playa del Toro, where cave paintings can be seen, and visit a volcanic sand beach. Along this walk your National Park guides will show you and inform you every detail related to this excursion.
DAY 1: Airport Or Bus Station Pickup
DAY 2: 9 am: Mt Tronador and Circuito Chico Half Day Excursion. Arrival at 12.30 pm. Pickup at hostel/hotel
DAY 3: 9 am Tronador Excursion pickup at hostel/hotel. Arrival 7.30 pm. Lunch is NOT included. Entrance fee to Nahuel Huapi National Park is not
DAY 4: Airport or Bus Station Drop off
|Bariloche, Patagonian Lakes||3 nights accommodation|
|Day 1||Airport Pick-up or Bus Station Pick-up|
|Day 2||Mt Campanario and Circuito Chico Half Day Trip|
|Day 3||Isla Victoria + Bosque de Arrayanes Day Trip or Tronador Tour|
|Day 4||Airport or Bus Station Drop off|
|1 August 2016 - 31 December 2017||Extra Night|
|Nett Prices:||Without transfer||With transfer||p/person p/night||Currency|
|Marcopolo Inn BRC Dorm w/breakfast||195||238|