Andes Crossing by Bike

A great way to explore both the Argentinian and Chilean lake district in just 8 days, averaging around 30 miles a day on rough tracks. You'll see some of the regions most dramatic volcanoes and most beautiful lakes, and sleep under the stars in beautiful locations on a few of the nights.

8 Days

Itinerary Map

Landmarks visited on Andes Crossing by Bike

Operator's Itinerary

Trip Details

Day 1:

Reception at San Martin de los Andes airport. Transfer to Hotel – Opening meeting with tour leader and group City tour. Welcoming dinner D – Inn / Hotel

Day 2:

Breakfast. We ride over different mountain bike circuits in San Martín de los Andes. We tune our mountain bikes: Arrayan circuit, Cerro Chapelco, Quila Quina Distance: 50 km Terrain: gravel, pavement, trails B, L & S – Inn / Hotel

Day 3:

After breakfast we start our mountain bike trip mountain biking towards Curruhue grande lake, passing along Lolog lake, Curruhue Chico lake and Verde lagoon. Mountain biking through Pehuen forest (Araucarias) Distance: 65 km - Terrain: gravel B, L, S & D – Tent / Camp

Day 4:

Breakfast. We mountain bike towards Carirriñe pass 1150 above sea level, riding along Lahuen Co, El Escorial (solified volcanic lava), Epulafquen lake then arriving to Liquiñe in Chile. We spend the afternoon at hot springs. Easy hikes in the nearby area. Distance: 50 Km. Terrain: Gravel B, L, S & D – Hotel / B&B

Day 5:

We go for a city tour in Liquiñe, we get the first sights of the Choshuenco and Villarrica. We go mountain biking along Neltume lake and Huilo Huilo waterfalls reaching Neltume Distance: 40 Km. Terrain: gravel B, L, S & D – Tent / Camp

Day 6:

After breakfast we ride for a short section on our mountain bikes to Puerto (port) Fuy. We go sailing over the beautiful lake of Pirihueico. We arrive to Pirihueico port continuing our mountain biking trip to Hua Hum border pass back to Argentina. Ending our biking day by Lacar lake. Distance: 20 Km. + 2 ½ hs on boat. Terrain: gravel B, L, S & D – Tent / Camp

Day 7:

We continue mountain biking along Lacar lake shore and forest. We sarrive to San Martín de los Andes - Celebration dinner. Distance: 45 Km. Terrain: gravel B, L, S & D – Inn/Hotel

Day 8:

Breakfast at the hotel / inn. Free time to do some shopping. Transfer to airport. End of our services. B

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

Price from USD $3045 per person, based on a group of 6 or more people.

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $0 per person for a complete group. If you are looking to join a group or you are a solo traveller we will help to form likeminded groups of travellers. Please let us know your travel plans.

The trip can also run on a private basis to fit around your plans. Departures may be tailored and can be set up on a date of your choice. Please note that there is a higher price for smaller groups. Please enquire for further details.

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Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Guide

Excludes

  • Personal Equipment
  • Gratuities

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