San Carlos de Bariloche (commonly called Bariloche) is a town in Argentina’s Patagonia region. It borders Nahuel Huapi, a large glacial lake surrounded by the Andes Mountains. Bariloche is known for its Swiss alpine-style architecture and its chocolate, sold in shops lining Calle.
Mitre, the main street. It’s also a popular base for hiking and skiing the nearby mountains and exploring the surrounding Lake District.
Full day regular tour where the magic of the rock formation adds to the beauty of the lakes and forest. Leaving Bariloche along national route 237 you follow the Limay river valley. Having travelled 35 km, you will arrive at the Amphitheatre, a place where you can observe the work of the river on the landscape. Further on you travel through Valle Encantado to view all the magical rock formations.
Before crossing the bridge at Confluencia (where the rivers Traful and Limay meet) you turn left. After crossing the Minero River the road borders lake Traful at the Traful lookout, an impressive 70 meters high cliff overlooking the lake. A little further on you arrive at the small village of “Villa Traful”, where you can have lunch, tea or try the homemade chocolates and pastry (food not included).
We continue bordering the lake to its end going through the Valdivian forest. Then over the Portezuelo pass to meet the Seven Lakes route bordering lake Correntoso, to carry on to Villa La Angostura. Once there we can visit Cerro Bayo ski area and the Río Bonito waterfall. The road goes through spectacular scenery all along the northern shore of lake Nahuel Huapi to the cross road with national route 237 to return to Bariloche.
- Accommodation at selected hotels
- Bilingual guided tours
- Return airport transfers