Take in the dramatic natural beauty of the Argentine Patagonia on this 4-hour tour by minivan. Starting from San Martin de los Andes, travel along the sparkling blue Lago Lácar on the way to Chapelco Hill, a world-class ski resort, and enjoy free time to explore artisanal shops and see the sights. Capture sweeping panoramas of the Andes mountain rage and learn from a knowledgeable guide about the Mapuche communities you pass through along the way. Bonus: This small-group tour limited to 12 people comes with hotel transport.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: San Martín De Los AndesA van will pick you up from you centrally located San Martin de los Andes hotel. If your hotel is outside this area, we will give you a meeting point. Stop At: Mirador Pil PilCapture panoramas of Lago Lácar, framed by the peaks of Mallo, Savanna and Colorado. When you see the Piedra de Trompul ('Chief's stone' in the native Mapuche language), find out about its local symbolic importance.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cerro Chapelco, San Martin de los Andes, Province of Neuquen, PatagoniaA hill that rises some 6,496 feet (1,980 meters) above sea level and also a world-class ski resort, surrounded by lenga forests with views of snow-capped Lanín Volcano.Here enjoy some free time and wander into shops that sell artisanal chocolate, smoked meat, refreshing beer and more. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Mirador ArrayanesPass through Puente Blanco, another Mapuche community town, and make a stop at Arrayanes viewpoint to soak up stunning views of San Martin de los Andes nestled amid the mountains, forests and Lago Lácar. Duration: 1 hour