San Carlos de Bariloche to Puerto Varas 1-day Cruise

Day Trips & Excursions in Puerto Varas

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What began as a business route today is one of the most demanded routes of the Chilean-Argentinian Patagonia: 180 kilometers enjoyed by 30 thousand travelers every year. Feel like a true pioneer and revive the route used by the first inhabitants of the Patagonia more than 400 years ago! Full day from Argentina to Chile with all transfers by land and sea included. 
The Andean Crossing is an international touristic adventure, in which travelers navigate the Andes Mountains through three wonderful lakes, connected by four land stretches connecting the cities of Puerto Varas in Chile and Bariloche in Argentina.This route is an unforgettable experience full of magic and history. You are kindly invited to enjoy the landscapes of unspoiled nature, where the glaciers have been leaving an amazing geographic footprint for thousands of years.Cruise Itinerary, Bariloche in Argentina To Puerto Varas in Chile:→ TRIP IN 1 DAY  MITRE OFFICE / HOTELS Time: 8amDescription: Departure by bus from the Bariloche Office to Puerto Pañuelo, passing by Lake Nahuel Huapi.BARILOCHE - PUERTO PAÑUELO Time: 8:30am - 10am Description: En route, you’ll be marvelled by the beautiful Swiss-style architecture that characterizes the constructions of the area. Beautiful gardens and flowers color the landscapes all the way to Puerto Pañuelo.PUERTO PAÑUELO - BLEST Time: 10am - 11am Description: Sail from Puerto Pañuelo to Puerto Blest aboard the Gran Victoria, navigating across Lake Nahuel Huapi. You’ll observe the grandeur of the landscapes, the green tones of the forests, the birds that fly close and you’ll learn more about the destination’s fascinating history. (Boarding tax is not included. US$3 approx).BLEST - FRIAS Time: 11am - 12pmDescription: Arrival to Puerto Blest. Travel by bus along River Frías to Puerto Alegre, and then continue the sailing trip across Lake Frías, aboard the Victoria del Sur. Along this stretch of the lake, experience beautiful views of Cerro Tronador. After a short sail, arrive to Puerto Frías where you will complete the necessary steps at the border.FRIAS - PEULLA Time: 12pm - 2pmDescription: Continue by bus to Peulla with beautiful views of the Andes Mountains.LUNCH IN PEULLA Time: 2pm - 3:30pm Description: Arrival to Peulla, an ecological lodge and a paradise for nature lovers. Lunch (additional cost).PEULLA - PETROHUE Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm Description: Set sail to Petrohué, navigating across Lake Todos los Santos. If the weather permits, different and breathtaking views of the Osorno and Puntiagudo volcanoes and Cerro Tronador can be seen.PETROHUE - PUERTO VARAS Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm Description: Continue to Puerto Varas, passing by Lake Llanquihue. Impressive views of Osorno and Calbuco volcanoes dominate the landscape. Arrival to Puerto Varas.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • All land and lake transfers
  • Transportation on bus and boat
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Tours in Peulla
  • The rate does not include port, migratory and/or National Parks fees.
  • Boarding taxes in Puerto Pañuelo, Nahuel Huapi National Park US$3,5.- | AR$50 payable only in cash
  • Admission to the Falls of Petrohué aprox. 5US$


  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Family friendly
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water