Bariloche Lakes and Mountains Adventure

This multi sport adventure will see you kayaking, biking and trekking from lake to lake and eating typical Patagonian asado (barbecue) in an enchanted valley. You'll spend one night camping, another in a mountain hut, and the rest in a comfy inn in Bariloche.

8 Days

$1,850

Bariloche Lakes and Mountains Adventure - 8 - $1,850

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

  • Hike to the incredible viewpoints of Brazo Tristeza and the Otto Meiling Mountain Hut, at 2000 meters high
  • Head out on the pristine waters of Moreno lake and Brazo Tronador by kayak, gaining another perspective of the region
  • Mountain bike through the thick Andean forest, surrounded by mountains and abundant nature
  • Witness the traces of the glacial period, seeing impressive waterfalls and hanging glaciers
  • Tasty breakfasts prepared each day and picnic lunches in unbelievable locations

Start from Bariloche Airport and end at Bariloche Airport

Landmarks visited on Bariloche Lakes and Mountains Adventure

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome

Arrive to Bariloche airport and transfer to the hotel. Meet with the guides, briefing and welcome dinner.

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Inn, Bariloche


Day 2: Hike to Brazo Tristeza and kayaking at Moreno lake

After breakfast, set off on an outstanding itinerary, combining a drive along the so called Circuito Chico (which is a sightseeing circuit) with a hike to the viewpoints of Brazo Tristeza (one of Lake Nahuel Huapi's branches) to enjoy spectacular views. You'll have lunch by the lake and in the afternoon you kayak in the crystal clear waters of Moreno lake at the foot of Mount Lopez .

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Accommodation: Inn, Bariloche


Day 3: Hike to Otto Meiling Mountain Hut

Transfer to Pampa Linda, a small village located at the foot of Mount Tronador and by the Manso River. You start hiking to the Otto Meiling Mountain Hut located at 2000 meters (6000 fasl), between the Castano Overa and Alerce glaciers. There, you may take short hikes in the surroundings and discover magnificent vistas of the summits and the neighboring mountain ranges in the Nahuel Huapi National Park.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Mountain hut


Day 4: Descend and Caetano Overa Glacial Cirque detour

After a homemade breakfast and some time to relax, you start the descent. Halfway down, take a detour from trail to the Castano Overa Glacial Cirque, where the remains of the glacial period have left their trace, to admire its impressive waterfalls and hanging glaciers. After a picnic, you head towards Pampa Linda. 

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Inn, Bariloche


Day 5: Kayaking at Brazo Tronador

Short transfer to Lake Mascardi where you start a guided kayak tour in the emerald waters of Brazo Tronador. Kayak around Corazon Island and explore its solitary coast, where you have lunch in the heart of the amazing Andean landscape. Then, continue paddling to the campsite. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the place and nature. 

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Camping


Day 6: Mountain biking

Transfer to the Manso River Valley at the south end Nahuel Huapi National Park. Here, you mountain bike along the most beautiful single track surrounding the bluish waters of the Manso River. You pedal through the thick Andean forest guarded by splendid mountains and incredible nature.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Accommodation: Inn, Bariloche


Day 7: Mountain biking and optional hiking

Head to the Eastern part of the Nahuel Huapi National Park cycling around its lake of the same name to discover the Patagonian steppe on a new mountain bike guided tour. You'll pedal along country roads and seldom used trails by the Limay River.

For lunch, there will be a typical Patagonian asado (Argentinian style barbecue) in a place known as Valle Encantado (which means enchanted valley, due to its curious shapes), surrounded by spectacular rocky formations which have been moulded by the wind.

There is an optional hiking tour in the afternoon to fantastic viewpoints and then you return to the city of Bariloche, where this multi-sport adventure ends with a celebration dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Inn, Bariloche


Day 8: Free time then departure

Breakfast at the hotel, free time to go shopping, relax or visit the city of Bariloche. Transfer to the airport.

Meals: Breakfast

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $1,850 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.

Departures can be set up on a date of your choice, for a minimum of 6 people.

Includes

  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Accommodation: 5 nights comfy inn, 1 night mountain hut, 1 night camping
  • Group equipment
  • Expert guide

Excludes

  • Meals not indicated in itinerary
  • Any extra/optional excursions
  • Personal expenses and equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Any visa, passport and vaccination expenses
  • International and domestic/in country flights

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