Chilean & Argentine Lake Districts

The Argentinian and Chilean Lakes although very similar in glacial formation, latitude and size, they are totally contrasting in climate, vegetation, landscape & culture. Take advantage of the birding opportunities in the Chilean Lakes or enjoy outdoor adventure from the tourist town of Bariloche in Argentina.

Chilean Lake District

Chilean Lake District

The Chilean Lake District is packed with glacial lakes, snow-capped volcanoes, islands rich in history and folklore, national parks and adventure sports activities.

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Highlights of the Chilean and Argentine Lake Districts

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Things to Do in the Lake District

Getting to and around the Chilean and Argentine Lake Districts

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Where to Stay?

Trips in the Chilean and Argentine Lake District

Highlights of San Martín

Get off the beaten track to experience the best of the Argentinian Lake District from a base in the Lanín National Park or San Martín de Los Andes. Trek to Cerro Falkner, cycle the Cordoba Pass, kayak across Lago Machonico…

  • 5 Days
  • $2,350
Paso de Las Nubes Trek Bariloche

One of Patagonia’s most striking, varied, authentic and accessible backcountry treks. Traverse a volcano’s glacier, take in vast mountain vistas of both Chile and Argentina, and experience a variety of pristine ecosystems as you descend into lush Patagonian rain-forest. This…

  • 5 Days
  • $1,460
Trek Hut to Hut in Bariloche

Explore stunning terrain deep in the Nahuel Huapi National Park on this trek connecting four refugios. Traverse rocky slopes, walk along exposed ridges and overnight by deep blue lagoons. Along the way, visit peaks such as Cerro Navidad and the…

  • 4 Days
  • $1,580
Highlights of the Chilean Lake District

Surrounded by a wealth of national parks and nature reserves, the charming lakeside town of Puerto Varas makes the perfect base for activities. Trek in Vicente Perez Rosales national park - the home of stunning volcanic landscapes, mountain bike to…

  • 5 Days
  • $1,351
Trekking in the Land of Volcanoes

Embark on an exclusive, off-the-beaten-path adventure in the Chilean Lakes District! Trek the north face of Osorno Volcano, navigate the emerald waters by boat and cross the Puntiagudo Volcano valley on a 2-day trek. Unwind in hot springs by the…

  • 4 Days
  • $1,540
Best of the Chilean Lake District

Connect the magic of Chiloé Island, the adventure of the Chilean Lake District and remote hiking trails in Pumalin Park, for the most complete experience the region has to offer. Explore the Route of Parks as you follow in Darwin's…

  • 8 Days
  • $4,227
Explore Chiloé Island by Land and Sea

Relax in this stunning lodge on the shores of fabled Chiloé, where you'll base yourself and discover this fascinating island steeped in history. A flexible itinerary allows you to choose your daily excursions, with expert guides for both active and…

  • 5 Days
  • $4,370
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What our customers think of The Lake Districts of Chile and Argentina

Villa La Angostura had a beautiful view. Wish we stayed an extra day. Lake Nahuel Huapi is amazingly beautiful. So is the Seven Lakes road. Los Arrayanes park was a highlight. Read the full review

Travelled: November 2022

Anna Bainton - USA

We got lucky with the weather and enjoyed the beautiful volcano Osorno for two and a half days before the clouds rolled in. We also saw some nice stars. Read the full review

Travelled: November 2022

Anna Bainton - USA

It was a full day of beautiful views from the boat tours across the many lakes. It should definitely be part of the trip for anyone planning a Patagonian adventure. Read the full review

Travelled: October 2022

Ralph Turkel - USA


Group Tours of Patagonia

Group tours range from luxury to rugged, overland trips. They are typically for 2-3 weeks and explore all the main sites.

Great for solo travellers and those on a budget, group tours come packaged with fixed itineraries, dates, and prices, making them easy to plan around. Group sizes tend to be around 15 travellers at most and you'll really get to know each other as you make your way across Patagonia together.

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