On the southern margin of Nahuel Huapi Lake, surrounded by the beautiful park of the same name, at 41º South Latitude and 770 meters above sea level, San Carlos de Bariloche is located, a mountain city whose trajectory, development and singular attractions have made it at the gateway to Patagonia Argentina.The urban space extends from the east, in an imposing landscape that varies, in a strip of a few kilometers from the characteristic Patagonian steppe landscape in a line almost without transition to the humid forest of the Andean mountain range that emerges majestically over the West.Counting on a wide diversity of offer and services, the city annually receives more than 800,000 travelers, transforming tourism into the main local economic activity, being also an important pole of scientific and technological development at a national and international level.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productDay 1 – Villegas River RaftingWe go to look for the passengers by the Hotel and we leave Bariloche by the route 40. We go towards Villegas passing through the lakes Gutiérrez, Mascardi and Guillelmo.Once in the boarding place, at the confluence of the Villegas and Manso rivers, we dressed with the river equipment and after a brief safety talk by the head-guide we are ready to start the descent.Surrounded by exuberant vegetation the crystalline waters of the Manso become exciting ... Billiard Band, Hippopotamus Tooth, Russian Mountain and Magnetic Rock are the most intense rapids that we will sail. In the summer months the sun invites us to enjoy a dip in the warm backwaters that form the waters of the river. When we reach the Lower Manso valley we conclude the navigation.At our exclusive Puerto Manso Parador, after changing our clothes, we enjoyed a delicious snack to later return to Bariloche.Operability: November to April. Required: Over 05 years. Duration: 5 hoursLocation: Punto Limite Rafting & Expediciones, San Carlos de Bariloche, Province of Rio Negro, PatagoniaDay 2 – San Martin de los Andes and Seven Lakes RoadThe route of this beautiful circuit includes the whole range of landscapes that can be enjoyed in this privileged region. The journey to San Martin, on a wooded road that crosses rivers and streams and borders several lakes (Nahuel Huapi, Correntoso, Espejo, Escondido, Villarino, Falkner and Machónico) on whose banks, some beaches and various panoramic points allow you to enjoy wonderful landscapes. Bordering the Lacar Lake, you arrive at San Martin de los Andes to have lunch and to know the city.Duration: 8 hoursLocation: Route of the Seven Lakes, San Martin de los Andes, Province of Neuquen, PatagoniaDay 3 – Small Circuit with Chairflift Campanario Hill + Cathedral HillThe Small Circuit is the presentation of Bariloche. It is a walk to enjoy and savor. The beauty of the landscape is present throughout the journey. Various points along the way and some natural viewpoints, such as Bahía López and Punto Panorámico, are ideal for contemplating this marvel. The chairlift of Cerro Campanario, located in the "center of the landscape" (Km 17), elevates it "to the right height of amazement" to enjoy the most beautiful view of the area. In front of Puerto Pañuelo, the Llao Llao Hotel and the San Eduardo Chapel, are unique attractions for visitors. Catedral Hill is the most important Ski Center in South America. During the winter season, it offers a wide and varied infrastructure of services for skiing and snowboarding to enjoy the snow and its fantastic landscapes. Different means of lifting allow access to it at different times of the year.The rest of the year you can enjoy its magnificent panoramic views and in the summer to perform various activities that allow you to fully enjoy its stunning nature: mountain biking, horseback riding, abseiling, rock climbing or trekking, some of the many possibilities offered by the mountain to those who wish to enjoy it actively.Duration: 5 hoursLocation: Circuito Chico, San Carlos de Bariloche, Province of Rio Negro, PatagoniaThe chairlift of Cerro Campanario, located in the "center of the landscape" (Km 17), elevates it "to the right height of amazement" to enjoy the most beautiful view of the area. In front of Puerto Pañuelo, the Llao Llao Hotel and th1e San Eduardo Chapel, are unique attractions for visitors. At the end of the road, the bus stops at the port, to take the catamaran to navigate the lake to Victoria Island.In 30 minutes of navigation you will arrive at Puerto Anchorena, located in the central and narrowest part of Victoria Island and its service center.Duration: 3 hoursLocation: Cerro Catedral, San Carlos de Bariloche, Province of Rio Negro, Patagonia