Chilean Tour Operator: Seasons Travel

Chile and Argentina; Nature without borders, 11 Days/10 Nights

Rate per person
USD$ 2660

Chile and Argentina; Nature without borders, 11 Days/10 Nights

The Patagonian Rainforest Crossing connects the Chilean and the Argentinean territory in only 88 Kms., between the village of Puerto Fuy and the city of San Martn de Los Andes. Two countries together by the calm and pristine waters of Pirehueico Lake,in an unforgettable crossing of the Patagonian Andes that reflect the native forest of Oak, Lenga and Rauli Beech trees.

  • Day 1: Santiago, Chile
    Reception at the Santiago airport and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight.
  • Day 2 Santiago de Chile
    Santiago is a city that surprises with its contrasts. Surrounded by the majesty of Los Andes mountain chain, you will be able to admire The Presidential Palace of La Moneda, The Metropolitan Cathedral and the distinguished equestrian club. Travel around the main avenue Alameda Bernardo O Higgins, walk through the pedestrian streets that take you to the Plaza de Armas surrounded by historic buildings, the Santa Lucia hill and the Forestal park with Mapocho river at his side, is a really and adventure.
    Later, you will be able to discover the different suburbs of the capital: Bellavista neighbourhood with its bohemian and night life, the modern commercial district of Providencia and the residential neighbourhoods of Las Condes and Vitacura.
    Return to the Hotel and overnight.
  • Day 3: Santiago de Chile-Temuco-Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve
    In time to be arranged, transfer to Santiago airport to board flight to Temuco.
    Reception at the airport and transfer to Huilo Huilo by route Villarrica - Lican Ray - Coaripe - Lake Neltume
    Neltume is located 3 km from Huilo Huilo.
    Overnight at Hotel Nothofagus.
  • Days 3, 4 y 5: Huilo Huilo
    Stay in Nothofagus hotel with full board and daily tours
  • Day 5: Huilo Huilo-San Martin de los Andes
    The journey begins in Puerto Fuy, located 3 kilometers away from the main hotels of the Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve: Nawelpi Lodge, Nothofagus Hotel & Spa, Reino Fungi and Montaa Mgica Lodge, where cars board a ferryboat that sails the pristine waters of the Pirehueico Lake. From the deck, tourists can see the native forests of oaks, Raul beeches and lengas that are part of the Patagonian Andes.
    This crossing between Chile and Argentina has the lowest altitude above sea level in Chile. For this reason it is open all year-round.
    After sailing for 90 minutes (26 km), the ferry arrives at Puerto Pirehueico, where the cars disembark and should make a road trip for 15 minutes (8 km) in order to arrive to the Hua Hum frontier pass.
    After passing through Chilean and Argentine customs, the visitor must travel an hour and a half (47 km) on a dirt road that offers impressive scenic beauty within the Lann National Park and around the Lcar and Nonthu lakes, a natural area of very little human intervention.
    Therefore, the visitor arrives in the enchanting city of San Martn de los Andes, one of the most beautiful and emblematic cities in the Argentine Patagonia, which receives travelers with a particular architecture in stone and wood, a varied cultural offering, delicious handmade chocolate, the warmth of its people and beautiful landscapes that invite the visitor to enjoy several activities or to rest and contemplate.
    Overnight in Le Chatelet Hotel.
  • Day 6: San Martin de los Andes-San Carlos de Bariloche
    This is a main regional tourist corridor. In only 110 kilometers, which is the distance between the city of San Martin de los Andes and the town of Villa La Angostura, you will come across a succession of lakes, waterfalls, forests, natural look-out posts and mountain ridges all covered by the abundant Andean flora.
    After leaving lake Lcar behind, the first lake you will encounter is called Machnico, which is followed by the imposing Vulianco waterfall. Then come lakes Villarino and Falkner and hidden in the vegetation lake Escondido.
    Finally the route borders lakes Correntoso and Espejo.
    When the road encounters national route number 231, which leads to the International Samor Pass, the imposing appearance of lake Nahuel Huapi will announce your arrival to the picturesque mountain town of Villa La Angostura. San Carlos de Bariloche 80 kilometers away form Villa La Angostura lies de city of San Carlos de Bariloche.
    It was founded in 1902 and developed into a well- known mountain resort.
    Some architectonical features are worth mentioning such as its cathedral, its town hall, the headquarters building for the Nahuel Huapi National Park. Victoria Island, Catedral Ski Resort, Puerto Blest, Mount Otto, the Llao Llao Peninsula are only some of the very many and spectacular options offered to the visitor.
  • Day 7: San Carlos de Bariloche
    Morning at leisure.
  • Day 8: San Carlos de Bariloche-Puerto Varas
    Bariloche output of hotels and places specified.
    Continuation by bus to Puerto Pauelo, along Lake Nahuel Huapi in the way marvel at the beautiful swiss-style architecture that characterizes all buildings in the area, with beautiful gardens and flowers that color the place to Pauelo Port where we board the catamaran "Victoria Andina"or "Victoria del Lago" for sailing on Lake Nahuel Huapi for an hour to Puerto Blest. 10.30 hrs.
    We sail to Puerto Blest, for a distance of 15 miles, you can appreciate the grandeur of the landscape, the green of the forests that surround us, the birds come and learn more about the history of this place. 11.40 hrs.
    Arrival at Puerto Blest. Here we are waiting for a bus in those bordering the Frias River for three miles to Puerto Alegre. Then continue on the ship "City of Faith", to sail on Lake Fras to their peaceful and pristine waters of a deep green color due to Puerto Fras.
    On this tour we will have the beautiful view offered by the Tronador of 3,491 meters. After a short voyage of about 20 minutes you reach the small port of Puerto Frias, inserted in the middle of a beautiful vegetation. 14.30 hrs.
    After making the departure procedures at the Aduana Argentina at Puerto Fras, continue by bus to Peulla. Appreciate the lush vegetation of the Cordillera de Los Andes, as we watch the Tronador with 9 glaciers on its summit.
    We enter the Prez Rosales National Park where Peulla. After entry formalities carried out in Chile Peulla, transfer to Hotel and Hotel Natura Patagonia Peulla. Time for lunch. (lunch not included). 15.30 hrs.
    Departure to Petrohue, Peulla, sailing on Lake Todos los Santos.
    If the weather allows new views of Osorno Volcano and Volcano Tronador and Puntiagudo Hill will surprise us. 17.15 hrs.
    Continue to Puerto Varas. En route visit the Saltos del Petrohu (admission fee not included) capricious shapes of volcanic rock, bathed in green waterfalls.
    Continue bordering Lago Llanquihue, Osorno Volcano breathtaking views and scenery Calbuco. 19.00 hrs.
    Arrival in Puerto Varas and transfer to the hotels envisaged.
  • Day 9: Puerto Montt y Puerto Varas
    Half Day Tour Frutillar One of the most picturesque and beautiful city in the south of Chile will be part of this journey. There you may enjoy, on the Shore of Llanquihue Lake, a panoramic view of the lake and volcanoes which appear to the scene of nature.
    A visit to the local museum will be the excuse to know the history of German colonization in this region.
    In the afternoon visit to Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas cities, known as well as the Roses City.
    You will visit its main points of interest like the Cathedral Church, the Philippi Park, we will continue the excursion, visiting first of all the higher place of the city, where you will enjoy a panoramic view of Puerto Montt city; then visit to the Colonos Alemanes monument, and following until Angelmo, well known area for its handicraft market, and the Caleta Pescadores where typical little restaurants propose the most delicious and traditional cooking of the region.
    Return to Puerto Varas and Accommodation
  • Day 10: Puerto Varas - Puerto Montt - Santiago
    Transfer Puerto Montt airport on time to board your flight back to Santiago.
    Reception at airport and transfer to your hotel.
  • Day 11: Santiago
    Breakfast at hotel.
    Transfer to airport on time to board your next flight.(B)

    ***End of our services***

  • Program Includes:
    • Santiago
      • Regular(SIB)transfer Airport / Hotel
      • 02 nights accommodation in Santiago with breakfast
      • Regular (SIB)city tour Santiago
      • 01 bottle wine RESERVE per room
      • Regular (SIB)transfer Hotel / Airport
    • Temuco Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve
      • Regular(SIB)transfer Temuco Airport / Hotel Nothofagus, Huilo Huilo
      • 02 nights hotel accommodation Nothofagus full board (buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner chef's suggestions)
      • Open Bar
      • Access to Spa, swimming pools, Jacuzzi, wet and dry sauna, relaxation room
      • Daily excursions except fly fishing and snow activities
      • Self-guided Tours; the Leone path of spirits, visit deer and wild boar farms,Huilo Huilo waterfall
      • Huilo Huilo Patagonian Jungle Cruise to San Martin de los Andes (Hua Hum international pass)
    • San Martin de los Andes (Argentina)
      • 01 night accommodation in Le Chatelet Hotel
      • Regular transfer, 7 lakes route to Bariloche
    • Bariloche (Argentina)
      • 02 nights accommodation with breakfast included in Bariloche
      • Andean Crossing from Bariloche to Puerto Varas in a day
    • Puerto Varas (Chile)
      • 02 nights accommodation in Puerto Varas with breakfast
      • Regular(SIB) City tour, Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas
      • Half day tour to the city of Frutillar
      • Regular(SIB) transfer to the airport of Puerto Montt
    • Santiago
      • Regular(SIB)transfer Airport / Hotel
      • 01 night accommodation in Santiago with breakfast
      • Regular(SIB)transfer Hotel / Airport

  • General Remarks:
    • Rates per person, per program, as per periods mentioned
    • Rates are valid for non-resident foreigners in Chile.
    • Minimum of 2 passengers travelling together*Daily departures
    • Regular services, with bilingual guide (Spanish/ English or Portuguese)
    • Not Included Air tickets and taxes.
    • Not included any item not mentioned in the program
    • Nomenclature utilized; B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner BL=box lunch
    • Check In 15:00 hrs.
    • Check Out 12:00 hrs
Note that the price mentioned above is the start price per person based on double occupancy.
The final price may change depending on your desires or individual needs.
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Chile and Argentina; Nature without borders, 11 Days/10 Nights


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