Sail Thorugh the Chilean and Argentinean lakes across the Andes. By navigating the green emerald Lake Todos Los Santos with the volcanoes at the background, the cruise arrives at Peulla. On the Argentinean side, the navigation continues through Frias and Nahuel Huapi Lakes.
The Hotel Natura Patagonia in Peulla, center of the Vicente Perez Rosales National Park at the entrance to the Chilean Patagonia, is the perfect spot for a stop after a day admiring the beauty of the southern nature and the attractions of an intrincate place where millenary forests, rivers, lakes chain, volcanoes and mountains give shape to a unique scenery which you could never forget.
This 4-star hotel is the newest in the area and has 45 beautifully decorated and comfortably equipped rooms to ensure you a peaceful rest.
Day 1: Bariloche - Peulla
Departure from hotels and locations planned in Bariloche. Continue on in bus towards Puerto Panuelo, bordering the Nahuel Huapi Lake. On route you will enjoy the beautiful Swiss-style architecture that characterizes all of the buildings in the area, with beautiful gardens and flowers that colour the place up until we arrive to Puerto Panuelo place in where we will board the catamaran 'Victoria Andina' or 'Lake Victoria' to navigate through the Nahuel Huapi Lake for an hour to Puerto Blest. At 10.00am 10.00 AM You will sail to Puerto Blest, during a trip of 15 miles, in which you will appreciate the grandeur of the landscape, the greenness of the forests that surround us, the birds that come close, and simply learn more about the history of this place. At 11.00 AM Arrival into Puerto Blest. At this point you will take a bus that, bordering Frias River will take you upto Puerto Alegre wich is located at a distance of 3 kms. You will continue on the boat 'City of Faith' (Ciudad de la Fe) to navigate the lake with its quiet and pristine waters of a deep green color with destination to Puerto Frias. On this tour we will enjoy a beautiful view that the Tornador Hill with its 3491 meters of altitude has to offer. After sailing approximately 20 minutes you will reach a small dock in Puerto Frias, inserted in the middle of a beautiful vegetation. At 12.00 PM After doing emigration formalities at Argentina Customs in Puerto Frias, the tour will continue by bus to Peulla. Around us lush vegetation of the Cordillera de Los Andes, while we note the Cerro Tronador with its 9 glacier at its summit. Enter the Perez Rosales National Park, where Peulla is located. After entrance formalities of Chile which are done in Peulla, you will be transferred to Hotel Natura, place in where you will have time for lunch. (lunch not included).
Day 2: Peulla - Puerto Varas
At 3.30 PM Departure towards Petrohue, sailing Lake Todos los Santos. If weather permits it you will enjoy new views of the Osorno and Puntiagudo volcano, along with Cerro Tronador will at each instant surprise you. At 5.30 PM Continue onto Puerto Varas and Puerto Montt. On route visit the Saltos of Petrohue, capricious shapes of volcanic rock, washed by green water drops. The tour will continue bordering Lake Llanquihue, spectacular views of Osorno and Calbuco Volcano dominate the whole landscape. Arrival into the cities of Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas, and transfer to hotels according to your itinerary. End of services.
Your package includes:
- Pick-up transfer in shared basis from the following hotels in Bariloche Downtown: NEVADA, KENTON, NAHUEL HUAPI, TRES REYES, EDELWEISS, PANAMERICANO, CACIQUE INCAYAL. And from the following hotels in Bariloche suburbs: LLAO LLAO, VILLA HUINID, LA CASCADA, NIDO DEL CONDOR, DESING SUITE. If your hotel is not listed please add transportation from your hotel in Bariloche Downtown or Suburbs (depending on your hotel's location) to Bariloche Andean Lake Crossing Office.
- Drop off transfer in shared basis to the following hotels hotels in Puerto Varas: Bellavista, Cabanas del Lago, Colonos del Sur, Puelche, Los Alerces, Melia Patagonia, and Solace. If your hotel is not listed please add transportation from Andean Lake Crossing Office to your hotel in Puerto Varas (depending on your hotel's location).
- All boat and land transportation
- 1 night accommodation
- 1 breakfast and 1 dinner
- Hotel taxes and service charges
What to wear:
Warm clothes, raincoat, windbreaker, gloves, cap, mountain hiking shoes, eyeglasses, lip moisturizer and sun blocking lotion. All this so you can travel through the wonders that Cruce de Lagos shows you.
Don't forget to carry with you your passport or identity card, since during the trip you must go through Argentine and Chilean customs.
The Lake crossing trip Bariloche to Puerto Varas can be interrupted, staying more than one night, and continue on the following day at the scheduled time. Also please note that the schedule is for reference; weather conditions and the number of passengers may cause changes in the schedule.
Bed type cannot be guaranteed at time of booking. Can only be requested and hotel will not confirm until check-in based on availability.