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

$3,045

Itinerary Map

Landmarks visited on Andes Crossing by Bike

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1:

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

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Dinner


Day 2:

Distance: 50 km Terrain: gravel, pavement, trails

Breakfast. We ride over different mountain bike circuits in San Mart?n de los Andes. We tune our mountain bikes: Arrayan circuit, Cerro Chapelco, Quila Quina.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 3:

Distance: 65 km - Terrain: gravel

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).

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4:

Distance: 50 Km. Terrain: Gravel

Breakfast. We mountain bike towards Carirrine pass 1150 above sea level, riding along Lahuen Co, El Escorial (solified volcanic lava), Epulafquen lake then arriving to Liquine in Chile. We spend the afternoon at hot springs. Easy hikes in the nearby area.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 5:

Distance: 40 Km. Terrain: gravel

We go for a city tour in Liquine, we get the first sights of the Choshuenco and Villarrica. We go mountain biking along Neltume lake and Huilo Huilo waterfalls reaching Neltume.

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 6:

Distance: 20 Km. + 2 1/2 hs on boat. Terrain: gravel

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. 

Accommodation: Camping

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 7:

Distance: 45 Km. Terrain: gravel

We continue mountain biking along Lacar lake shore and forest. We arrive to San Martin de los Andes - Celebration dinner.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 8:

Breakfast at the hotel / inn. Free time to do some shopping. Transfer to airport.

Meals: Breakfast

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $3,045 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.

Please note:

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

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Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary
  • Guide

Excludes

  • Meals not indicated in itinerary
  • Personal expenses and equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Any visa, passport and vaccination expenses

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