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Argentina / Bariloche
ANDEAN CROSSING 2 DAYS: BARILOCHE - PUERTO VARAS

Day 1 MITRE OFFICE | 8:00 am Departure by bus from the Bariloche Office to Puerto Pañuelo, passing by Lake Nahuel Huapi. HOTELES | 8:30 am Departure by bus from the main hotels in Bariloche to Puerto Pañuelo, passing by Lake Nahuel Huapi. BARILOCHE - PUERTO PAÑUELO |8:30 - 10:00 am 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. PTO. PAÑUELO - BLEST | 10:00 - 11:00 am We'll 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 not included). BLEST - FRIAS | 11:00 am - 12:00 noon Arrival to Puerto Blest. We 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, we'll experience beautiful views of Cerro Tronador. After a short sail, we'll arrive to Puerto Frías where we will complete the necessary steps at the border. FRIAS - PEULLA | 12:00 - 2:00 pm We'll continue by bus to Peulla with beautiful views of the Andes Mountains. PEULLA | 2:00 pm Arrival to Peulla, an ecological lodge and a paradise for nature lovers. Free afternoon to enjoy a range of excursions including canopy, horse-riding, 4x4 safari (additional cost). Food and accommodation at additional costs. Day 2 PEULLA - PETROHUE | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm We'll 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 - SALTOS | 5:30 - 6:00 pm Entrance to the Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park where we'll visit the Saltos del Petrohué and appreciate the capricious volcanic rock formations, bathed in the emerald green waterfalls. SALTOS - PTO. VARAS | 6:00 - 8:00 pm We'll continue to Puerto Varas, passing by Lake Llanquihue. Impressive views of Osorno and Calbuco volcanoes dominate the landscape. Arrival to Puerto Varas. Note: Cruce Andino is a touristic circuit, schedules are referential and can suffer changes due to weather conditions and number of passengers. Overnight: service Puerto Varas to Bariloche and viceversa can be interrupted at any point, staying more than one night in Peulla and continue the next day on the schedule. Dinner and accommodation at Hotel Natura Patagonia or Hotel Peulla not included (see rates in our Chile Confidential Tariff)

Argentina / Bariloche
GRAND CIRCUIT

We leave Bariloche taking the route RN 237. We will cross Ñireco stream, the Nirihuau river and in the western end of Lake Nahuel Huapi, the Limay River, border between the provinces of Neuquén and Río Negro. The Newbery pampa is crossed reaching the Rincon Chico. The Limay River is followed until reaching Rincón Grande, lining up to find the Amphitheatre, resembling in their forms to a great Roman circus. The journey continues, entering the Valle Encantado, where you can see strange rock shapes figures that have been called: God's finger, sentry, express train, Siamese, among others. A few kilometers further on we reach Confluence, where Traful and Limay rivers meet. Before crossing the bridge over the River Traful, we take left the route RN 65, being a gravel path that takes us through hills and valleys, where the rivers Cuyin Manzano and Minero can be appreciated. Through beautiful Coihues forests we boarder Traful lake, 4 km before reaching the village of the same name, the road makes a sharp curve where we find the Traful viewpoint, on a cliff over 70 meters above the lake. After passing through the village is reached Puerto Arrayán and Portezuelo, a place where the road joins with Route 234, or the famous 7 Lakes Route. Immediately we go through a place called Quintupuray, and the Correntoso lake coasts. Following the path south and through dense forests, bordering the great Espejo Lake, taking its name in Spanish from its mirror waters. There we reach the intersection of Villa La Angostura, taking there the RN 231 Route. We are going to make a stop to have lunch (not included) and a small tour along the main points of this location. After that we’ll pass by the beautiful Puerto Manzano and while we boarder the Huemul branch, we travel in a road with several elevations passing Huemul Peninsula, then splicing the RN 237 where we start the return to Bariloche.

Argentina / El calafate
BIG ICE

This incredible experience, begins in the Port “Under the shade” at 9 AM. There the boat “Tehuelche” crosses the Arm Rico, and 10 minutes later disembark in the west coast. The mountain guides will still take then nearer the glacier to put the “crampons” and initiate the approaching. The footpath passes by the South “Morena” of the Perito Moreno Glacier, and in little more than one hour they will find an amazing viewpoint, by where they will get to the ice. Once in the glacier and with “crampones” on, the world takes a new perspective: blue lagoons, deep cracks, enormous drains, magicians caves, and the unique sensation to feel in the middle of the glacier. Always accompanied and instructed by expert guides, who next to you will explore, during three hours, the corners of the most special glacier of the world. During the route the guides will help you get to know the ice and its surroundings better. You will have half an hour to have your box lunches (NOT INCLUDED) on the white tablecloth and being surprised in a place of unequalled beauty. Once in the “Morena”, you will walk for another hour approximately in order to take the boat to return to the “civilization” at 3 PM., after having enjoyed one of the most spectacular treks on ice of the world. Recommendations: Age: Due to the physical requirement and difficulty of the land, this excursion is only able for people between 18 and 50 years of and that has an acceptable physical state, considering that you will walk for about 7 hours on ice and “pedreros”. (*) Clothings: Sunglasses, solar cream, comfortable and warm clothes, cap for sun, raincoat, glove, trekking boots, backpack of 40 lts approximately. Lunch: Passengers must bring their lunch boxes from Calafate. To smoke: It is forbidden to smoke during the course of all the excursion; either in the boat, the forest, the ice or in the refuge. Physical state: The passengers must know that they will walk slowly for about six hours approximately, by lands so varied and irregular as ice, forest and “pedreros”. It is light, but relatively more complicated for old people, with problems of vertigo or bad physical state (For example: overweight) (*) Restrictions: due to the effort and difficulty involved on this tour it is only suitable for people between 18 and 50 years in good physical condition, considering about 7 hours walking on ice and forest. Overweight people can not take this tour. Kindly note that overweight people are considered those that exceed this criteria: weight in kg. greater than twice the height in cm. minus 100 (e.g. 1.70 m height: 170 minus 100 = 70 x 2 = 140); pregnant; people with any degree or type of physical or mental disability that affects their attention or coordination; persons suffering central or peripheral cardiovascular diseases using stents, pacemakers and other prostheses; (e.g. medicated with anticoagulants, varices grade III -thick and multiples-, cardiac arrhythmias), people suffering respiratory diseases (COPD, asthma, emphysema, etc). Because of its responsibility and under current regulations, H&A (Hielo & Aventura) reserves the right of admission, exercised under the previous guidelines, when they result apparent.

Argentina / El calafate
CERRO FRIAS 4X4

Cerro Frias has the distinction of not being part of any mountain range. From its natural viewpoints located at 400 and 800 m.a.s.l. are obtained spectacular Torres del Paine and Fitz Roy massifs and Crystal’s mountain range views. Brazo Rico, Magallanes Peninsula, North Arm, Boca del Diablo and Avellaneda Peninsula can also be seen. Located in Estancia Alice lands and 23km away from El Calafate, Cerro Frias is an opportunity to enjoy local flora and fauna and to get 360 degrees of unforgettable images… The activity begins with a shuttle bus from the hotels to the Cerro Frías, where participants are divided into groups according to the activity previously selected (this activity must be chosen at time of booking). Once arrived to Cerro Frias visitors can not change activity, except in cases of force majeure. Activities: Cerro Frías offers the possibility to do several activities that take place simultaneously in different circuits (4x4 – Zip Line - Horseback Ride or Trekking) This allows members of the same group to choose different activities, since all passengers gather at a meeting point before returning back Hotels. 4x4: the journey begins through a meadow and up a mountain slope. Half an hour later, important views of Centinela Valley and Torres del Paine transform the landscape. The ascent continues, up to the highest field of the hill where there are cows, guanacos, hares and wild horses. From there the breathtaking view of Argentino Lake, Roca Lake, Brazo Rico, Centinela Valley, Anita Valley and Torres del Paine. During the tour the flora and fauna of the region can be seen, and a beech forest located in the upper parts of the hill.

Argentina / El calafate
CERRO FRIAS HORSERIDE

Cerro Frias has the distinction of not being part of any mountain range. From its natural viewpoints located at 400 and 800 m.a.s.l. are obtained spectacular Torres del Paine and Fitz Roy massifs and Crystal’s mountain range views. Brazo Rico, Magallanes Peninsula, North Arm, Boca del Diablo and Avellaneda Peninsula can also be seen. Located in Estancia Alice lands and 23km away from El Calafate, Cerro Frias is an opportunity to enjoy local flora and fauna and to get 360 degrees of unforgettable images… The activity begins with a shuttle bus from the hotels to the Cerro Frías, where participants are divided into groups according to the activity previously selected (this activity must be chosen at time of booking). Once arrived to Cerro Frias visitors can not change activity, except in cases of force majeure. Activities: Cerro Frías offers the possibility to do several activities that take place simultaneously in different circuits (4x4 – Zip Line - Horseback Ride or Trekking) This allows members of the same group to choose different activities, since all passengers gather at a meeting point before returning back Hotels. Horseback Ride or Trekking: the tour begins through a meadow to climb the mountain slopes. 30 minutes later Centinela Valley and Torres del Paine views can be seen. The route continues to climb up to high fields where Ranch cattle may eventually be seen and wild animals such as guanacos, hares, foxes, armadillos and skunks. From this field, you have a breathtaking view of Argentino Lake, Torres del Paine, Brazo Rico and Anita valley, among others.

Argentina / El calafate
EL CALAFATE / EL CHALTEN WITH TREKKING LAGUNA CAPRI

El Chalten is a small touristic village located at the bottom of the Andes and beside the Vueltas’ river, where it’s possible to enjoy unique and exclusive natural scenery at Glaciers National Park, combining the magic of the nearby glaciers, the hidden lagoons, the skyblue Viedma Lake and the presence of the mythic Fitz Roy hill. From the village, it’s usual to see its unmistakable and imposing summit, almost always covered by a cloud. The tour departs early from El Calafate. The road goes through the steppe along the Argentino Lake’s banks to take the legendary Route 40 up to the north across an extremely arid landscape. Some kilometers ahead the road joins the Route 23 to the west getting to El Chalten. This trekking could be done for people in good physical conditions. It is a classic trekking option for beginners. It’s a beautiful hike from El Chalten assisted by enabled mountain guides. The object will be getting to a panoramic point located over a lagoon of blue waters surrounded of native forest, accessible in two hours, and over there will appreciate a fantastic view of Fitz Roy hill. The path starts at northern area of the village. The first part of the trekking has an important slope, reaching around 350meters as maximum height. After half an hour of trekking, the path gets to the panoramic point of Vueltas´ river valley. Then, it continues for one hour and a half, surrounded of lots of “low deciduous beeches”, getting to a natural panoramic point of Fitz Roy hill. Following the hiking for few more minutes, it reaches to Capri lagoon, a really special place to take the lunch-box (NOT included). After enjoying the amazing views, with reloaded energies, it’s time to get the way back returning to the town taking the road to El Calafate.

Argentina / El calafate
EL CALAFATE'S BALCONY

From the balcony of El Calafate (Balcon de Calafate), an imposing natural viewpoint, you can enjoy a panoramic view of El Calafate and the central part of Lake Argentino. The tour will offer views of the Andes Mountains and glacier accumulation zone, towards the Boca del Diablo (narrowest part of the lake, heading to the Upsala channel) and if it is clear we can observe the Fitz Roy and Torre mountains in El Chaltén. In addition, we will have the opportunity to see the flight of Condors. The excursion starts from the hotels of El Calafate and completes a journey of 35 kilometers on the line of hills behind the village. The trail takes us through landscapes that marvel at its varied vegetation of height. It reaches up to 1050 meters above the sea. There, the first stop is a natural viewpoint where passengers enjoy a panoramic view of El Calafate and the Argentino Lake. In the background, the unforgettable and imposing framework of the Andes Mountains, and time to time, during the route, clients will enjoy views of the accumulation zone of the glaciers, towards Boca del Diablo (narrowest part of the lake, towards the Upsala arm) . Sometimes it is even possible to see the Fitz Roy and Torre hills in El Chaltén and, with some luck, the condor, master of the Patagonian skies, may be seen in his long plan. We take a snack in the our restaurant Huyliche and from there we start the descent down the northern slope of the hill to the Mexican Hats. A curious iron concretions that are only found in four places in the world. After this trip to other eras of world history, we return to El Calafate with the view always in the omnipresent Lake Argentino.

Argentina / El calafate
ESTANCIA CRISTINA CLASSIC

Having set sail from Punta Bandera harbor at 9AM, we will glide over the waters of Lake Argentino’s Northern Arm to reach the furthest possible point of navigation in the Upsala Channel, where we can enjoy an incredible panoramic view of the Upsala Glacier’s immense front. Then, having disembarked at the shores close to Estancia Cristina, an expert guide will welcome visitors and take them on an exciting trek through the surrounding valley. The hike unfolds along an ecotone area, a beautiful, semi-arid place carpeted in native shrubs and grasses. Next, the walk gradually ascends to an elevated lookout point that bestows sweeping views of the valley beyond, over Lake Argentino and Lake Pearson across to the towering Andes Mountains. From here, continue on a path sloping gently uphill, surrounded by ñire trees, until you reach the highlight of this trek: Los Perros River Waterfall, whose viewpoints not only bestow jaw-dropping vistas, but are also a fantastic spot for observing flowers and plant life especially orchids. Later on, having returned from the trek, we will visit the Costumbrista Museum, housed in the estancia’s old shearing shed where guests can learn all about the history of the Masters family: their lives, adventures and how they became pioneers in Patagonia. Finally, a guided tour will take lucky visitors around Estancia Cristina’s estate–up to the Caterina River, the waterwheel, chapel and rest of the lodge.

Argentina / El calafate
ESTANCIA CRISTINA DISCOVERY

Having set sail from Punta Bandera harbor at 9 AM, we will glide over the waters of Lake Argentino’s Northern Arm to reach the furthest possible point of navigation in the Upsala Channel, where we can enjoy an incredible panoramic view of the Upsala Glacier’s immense front. Then, having disembarked at the shores close to Estancia Cristina, the Discovery group are welcomed by our specialized driver-guides who will help them into their 4×4 vehicles, ready to head off into the wilderness. Our sturdy 4WDs will then venture up into the Feruglio Mountains, a 9.5km ride which offers great views of our surroundings and takes us ultimately to an elevated area where the cars will be parked. Once there, we’ll begin a 20-minute trek over terrain characterized by glacial erosion, until reaching the Upsala Glacier Lookout; an exclusive vantage point for visitors to appreciate this immense glacier that can only be accessed from Estancia Cristina. There will be plenty of time here to enjoy views of Lake Guillermo and the eastern side of the Upsala Glacier, as well as the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. Afterwards, the groups will head back to the lodge in our 4×4 vehicles, for a well-deserved rest and break for lunch (approx. 1 hour). Later on, having returned from the trek, we will visit the Costumbrista Museum, housed in the estancia’s old shearing shed where guests can learn all about the history of the Masters family: their lives, adventures and how they became pioneers in Patagonia. Finally, a guided tour will take visitors around Estancia Cristina’s estate – up to the Caterina River, the waterwheel, chapel and the rest of the lodge. NOTE: if the maximum number of passengers is exceeded, visitors will be divided in turns by the tour coordinator of the Estancia.

Argentina / El calafate
LA LEONA PETRIFIED FOREST

This full day excursion in the steppe zone aims at all people who enjoy outdoor activities and adventure, ready to discover new places. The tour includes approximately 3 hours walking on discontinuous ground where wind and water were responsible for uncovering this place, which remained hidden for millions of years. Departure from El Calafate by Route 40, where we can see Argentino Lake, Santa Cruz and La Leona Rivers, a panoramic view of the majestic Andes mountains and Fitz Roy Mount. We will stop for about 15 minutes in La Leona hotel (historical site) and continue traveling along the southern shore of Viedma Lake to reach Cerro Los Hornos slopes (Estancia Santa Teresita). We will look for the first time the great depression of the land where the petrified logs are situated and will start our trekking exploration of fossils, which lasts about 3 hours, including the time for lunch. Throughout the walk we will see lots of petrified logs lying on the surface, some with a 1.2 meters diameter, testimony that during ancient times the climate was very different from today and allowed the existence of a full forest. There have also been uncovered fossils of different types of dinosaurs. This land is sheltered from the wind because it is a natural depression in the ground. This steppe area, therefore, is very dry and weather conditions are generally very nice. After the walk, we begin the journey back to El Calafate on the same path with another stop at La Leona hotel.

Argentina / El calafate
SOUTH GLACIER PIONEERS

Departure from El Calafate: we travel 50 km by the route through the farms (estancias) up to the Roca Lake at the southern end of Los Glaciares National Park. We leave back the arid steppe landscape to enter on the zone of the forest transition. At the end of the road we find the pioneer Nibepo Aike estancia/ farm belonging to the Jansma family. There after a hike through the head of the estancia/ farm, we attend to the lectures and demonstrations of shearing and equestrian, once finalized them, we enter to the comfortable barbecue area of the estancia/ farm in order to taste a typical Patagonian lunch which includes: a salad bar and vegetables along with the delicious lamb and others Argentinean cut meats to end up with a delicious sweet caramel (dulce de leche) crepes, all harmonized by fine Argentine wines and other beverages. Right after a pleasant lunch, we head up to our port to embark and start navigating to Playa de las Monedas (Coins beach) through the Brazo Rico, from there, we disembark and after a peaceful 20 minute walk into the forest of lengas trees, we get out to a lookout spot where you can appreciate the south side of the Moreno Glacier. We go back to the boat in order to continue sailing off the south side. Before leaving the boat, around 3.30 pm, the crew team "go fishing" an iceberg and we offer a whiskey with a glacier ice. Return: we disembark at the Bajo de las Sombras and by bus, the passengers are directed to the Glacier´s walkways by arriving at 4.00 pm, where they will remain there until 6.30 pm and right after, they will return to El Calafate by the traditional route. It is important to emphasize that the arrival on the walkways, by that time 90% of visitors who left in the morning from Calafate have already returned to the city.

Argentina / El calafate
TORRES DEL PAINE: OVERLAND 4X4 + TREKKING

After crossing the Patagonian steppe from North to South, you will arrive at the border post “Cancha Carrera” after a 2,5 hs trip. There, you will start to travel through the beautiful South Chile until you arrive at the “Torres del Paine” National Park (“blue” in Tehuelche language due to the predominant color). The trip from El Calafate to National Park Torres del Paine takes 3,5 hs. Once in the park, we will combine rides in our EXCLUSIVE OVERLAND TRUCK 4X4 and hikes, as there are many roads that go along the park and hundreds of hiking paths from one side to another. By default, the level of difficulty of the activities in our programs is low, having the chance to change it for a higher level is the group asks for it. Onboard of our OVERLAND TRUCKS (4X4), we will go to strategic places from where we´ll start the hikes that will allow us to get to the viewpoints where we will have most beautiful sights of the park. Around noon, we will offer you a picnic at the mountain. In case, the weather doesn´t allow it, we´ll use mountain shelters. In the afternoon, where ever the day finds us. Among the different places and viewpoints, you will be able to see: Sarmiento de Gamboa Lake viewpoint, Saltos del Rio Paine (Lunch & walking down beside the river 30’), Cerro Almirante Nieto. Cuernos del Paine – superior viewpoint; Laguna Amarga Las Torres Viewpoint; Salto Grande viewpoint (Big Fall); Viewpoint Nordenskjold Lake de los Cuernos del Paine (Trek by 1.5 hours to Pehoe & Nordenskjold Lake.) Important: the places and viewpoints that will finally be included depend on the weather conditions, the physical condition of the group, available time, the development of the excursion is left to the discretion of the guide tour.

Argentina / El chaltén
HIKE LAGUNA DIABLO (WITH LUNCH)

This excursion begins with the pick-up of the passengers by their respective hotels; the guide with the mini bus picks them up at 8 am and drives them to the Los Huemules Natural Reserve. This field is located about 10,5 miles away from the town, by scenic route No. 41 on the way to Lago del Desierto. There is the Natural Reserve that occupies about 5500 hectares, surrounded by very big mountains, glaciers, fantastic forest Woodland. A well conserved green forest (even on Winter) with new ones trees and amazing fauna such as foxes, dock from the torrents, magallanic woodpecker, condor, deer, red fox and puma. Upon entering the Estancia, between 8.45 / 9 am, visitors are received by Reserve guardians and maintenance personnel who register the visitors and collect the corresponding ticket. After receiving the full information about the area, we start a soft walk especially for those with good physical condition. The complete trail takes us by the left side of Diablo River Valley until Diablo Lake. During this tour is possible to see docks from the torrents, puma and deer are also possible to see too, meanwhile 30º Anniversary Mountain and Del Diablo Hill in front of us. After 3 hours we cross the river by a bridge very close to Diablo Lake and then we reach Cagliero Mountain Hut, in front of the homonymous Glacier. There a hot cup of soup, while we can see the imposing view of the front of South Cagliero Glacier and Diablo Lake. After lunch, around 1 pm, we start to come back to the entrance of the Natural Reserve, without repeat the trail, and passing by Blue and Green Lakes. Our mini bus awaits us and around 4.30 / 5 pm we start the return to El Chaltén (arrival between 5.30/6 pm) Slope: 350 meters. Total distance: 16 km (9,94 miles)

Argentina / Mendoza
HIGH MOUNTAIN

Early departure in the morning: bordering the Mendoza River, we will obtain a majestic landscape of the Cordón del Plata, we will see Dique Potrerillos and the beautiful Valle de Cacheuta. We continue to Uspallata, pre-Hispanic settlement of Huarpes aborigines and the southernmost point of the Inca Empire; then we pass through Picheuta, Polvaredas and Punta de Vacas, from where we can access the famous village of Los Penitentes, one of the ski centers of Mendoza (it runs from June to August). If weather conditions permit it, one of the most privileged views of the area can be accessed by chairlift (optional ascent ticket). Later on we will visit Puente del Inca, where Las Cuevas River has pierced the mountain, forming a natural bridge to which hot springs emerge. During this visit you can also appreciate Mount Aconcagua splendor, the highest mountain in America with 6960 m.a.s.l. An unpaved road that starts from the International Route, allows you to go a few kilometers to the beautiful Horcones Lagoon and the Aconcagua Provincial Park. (Access enabled only from November to February, consult). Following the International Route, we find the customs in Horcones and a few kilometers further on, on the border with Chile, Las Cuevas town located at 3200 m.a.s.l. Between Las Cuevas and the international tunnel that leads to Chile, there is a route that, depending on weather conditions, allows you to ascend to Cristo Redentor monument, located at 4200 m.a.s.l. and that symbolizes fraternity between Argentines and Chileans. In the afternoon we return to Mendoza city.

Argentina / Mendoza
HIGH MOUNTAIN & VILLAVICENCIO

Tour pre Andean zone, passing through the old Route 7, we drove to neighboring Chile trasandino. The landscape is stunning and historic sites have to be the path you walk the army of the campaign to liberate Chile and Peru as Canota Monument. Attractions: Canota Monument and the old spa resort Villavicencio, where we will have a walking tour in the gardens, following the circuit of the Snails, Mirador, the Balcony, reaching 3000 meters Paramillos Cross. High, where you get the best view of the mountains with high peaks, down towards the town of pre-Hispanic settlement Uspallata Aboriginal Huarpes and the southernmost point of the Inca Empire, how far the Camino del Inca from Peru. Attractions: The Vaults of Uspallata, historic adobe buildings, where the chaplain Fray Luis Beltrán, used to cast cannons and guns. Subsequent visits to the villages of Picheuta, Polvaredas, Punta de Vacas and Los Penitentes ski resort. Leisure for the use of chair lift which allows us to enjoy panoramic views. Later, find the edge of our tour, the Puente del Inca, architectural natural thermal water springs. Continuing our course and 2750 m.a.s.l., the viewpoint of Cerro Aconcagua, the American colossus of 6,959 m.a.s.l. from where you access the Laguna Horcones and the Aconcagua Provincial Park. Following the international route arrive at our final destination, the town Caves, European style located at 3,200 m.a.s.l. Between Las Cuevas and the international tunnel, is the path that allows up if weather conditions permit in the summer to the Christ Redeemer Monument, located at 4,200 m.a.s.l., which symbolizes the union between Argentina and Chile. Return International Route 7 to the city of Mendoza.

Argentina / Puerto iguazú
FULL MOON IN ARGENTINIAN FALLS

One of the most unique sights in the world! The Walk in the moonlight is a unique experience that takes place 5 nights a month (*) in the Iguazu Falls National Park, reaching the Devil´s Throat. The tour begins with the check-in at the park, at the time confirmed in your reservation. After a brief introductory talk by the park ranger and the guide in charge, you board the Ecological Train of the Jungle, with its shadows, aromas, and characteristic sounds, to the Devil´s Throat Station (20’). There begins a wonderful walk to the Devil´s Throat balcony by footbridges that cross the Iguazu River, to enjoy the view of this imposing waterfall (1200 mts until reaching main balcony). The light of the full moon accompanies you on the trip through the jungle; bathing everything in its presence and making them shine like drops of silver water in the Iguazu River. Strolling along the footpaths you will experience complete peace -and nearly complete silence- hearing only the sounds of the jungle and of the calm current running along the dark rocks. Each night and each departure is different! Finally, you return to the Central Station, from where the passengers will be guided to the exit of the park. (*) FULL MOON CALENDAR: 2019: 08 TO 12 DEC 2020: 08 TO 12 JAN 07 TO 11 FEB 07 TO 11 MAR 05 TO 09 APR 05 TO 09 MAY 03 TO 07 JUN 03 TO 07 JUL 01 TO 05 AUG 31 AUG TO 04 SEP 29 SEP TO 03 OCT 29 OCT TO 02 NOV 28 NOV TO 02 DEC 28 DEC TO 01 JAN (2021)

Argentina / Puerto madryn
CERRO AVANZADO 4X4 WITH MINI TREKKING AND MARINE FOSSILS

Undoubtedly this is one of the most famed expeditions in the area, ideal for public that enjoys natural environment. This expedition takes us through beaches near Puerto Madryn city as well as different and unique viewpoints such as Cerro Avanzado, located 105 m.a.s.l. During the tour specialized guides will show us an ecosystem rich in flora and fauna. Before finalizing our 4x4 expedition, we will take a short hike to observe and interpret the various marine ingressions that covered Patagonia million years ago, leaving abundant marine fossils that can be easily observed in the area. Departure from accommodation with special 4x4 vehicles, towards Puerto Madryn south and city tour, visiting Punta Cuevas and historical monument "El Indio Tehuelche", Kaiser beach, view spots, Playa Paraná and "Folias" (sunken ship). Stop where the trekking starts: walking unconventional paths up and down canyons, interpretation of inter-mariales areas, flora interpretation through footprints, "Cerro Avanzado" view point, touring through cañadones, stop to observe marine fossils. Then snack, refreshment. Finally return to the 4x4 vehicle, and drive towards Puerto Madryn. Duration: 3 hs approx. Difficulty: low Location: south of Puerto Madryn area Minimum: 2 pax - maximum: 15 pax Season: all year round Included: bilingual guide, transfers in 4x4 special vehicles, towards the area of trekking departure, trekking poles, 1 snack per person.

Argentina / Puerto madryn
PUNTA TOMBO

The Protected Natural Area of Punta Tombo hosts every year –between September and April- the largest continental colony in the world of Magellanic Penguins. By the Atlantic Ocean shores, surrounded by farms dedicated to wool production, it is the place penguins choose for their reproduction. In front of the sea, half million penguins protect their nests from depredators, look for food (little fish, anchovies and squids) for their offspring, fill the air with their squawks and paint the landscape in black and white. The best time to observe them is in the morning and at sunset, when it is not so hot and penguins increase their activities. To reach Punta Tombo, it is necessary to drive about 110 miles towards the south from Puerto Madryn. The access route is mostly paved, but there are about 12 miles of gravel at the end of the road. At the entrance, the Centro Tombo provides various rooms where it is possible to learn more about the area's wildlife. Departure from hotel in the morning; we will get into the reserve to walk near the nests. A big group of penguins on the beach can be observed from a cliff. In the afternoon we return and stop in Trelew City ("Lewis town" in welsh language, Lewis Jones was one of the pioneers who came to these distant lands in the late nineteenth century). MEF E. Feruglio Paleontology Museum and visit (optional). Then continue to Gaiman Colony where the exquisite Welsh tea can be tasted (optional). Arrival in Puerto Madryn late in the afternoon.

Argentina / San martín de los andes
CERRO CHAPELCO

To reach Chapelco we take Route 40, traveling 18 km through beautiful scenery, with Lake Lacar and the Andes. Chapelco Ski Resort is a ski center invites you to experience winter sports in unique tours, with groomed and hostels ideal for a refreshing break after a long day of skiing. Its forests accompany the layout of the tracks wind protecting and returning to his perfect snow to live fully in the midst of an incredible landscape. Chapelco has a height of 1980 m.a.s.l. and offers more than 22 tracks of different difficulty levels which provides attractive alternatives for every need throughout its more than 140 acres of skiable area. Your offer is not limited to skiers and snowboarders, but also for those who want to have a fun time in contact with the snow and nature will find activities for all ages such as snowshoeing, backcountry skiing, sleigh ride husky dog and snowmobile rides. Taking the cable car ascends to a height of 1600 m.a.s.l. and then two chairlifts, which will allow us to reach the summit at 2000 m.a.s.l. where you can see the Lanin, Villarica, Choshuenco, volcanoes and other peaks of the range, being able to contemplate an incredible view (ski lifts not included). During summer Park Adventure is enabled to enjoy various activities for the whole family such as horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, archery, mini golf, arena, trampoline, bouncy castle, canopy and harness the fun Andean giant slide. The return is by a winding road in the woods, also noting the establishment of the community Mapuche Curruinca slopes Chapelco lace, and accessing splendid views of San Martin de los Andes and Lacar Lake from the top of the road, mainly from the viewpoint Arrayan.

Argentina / Tilcara
LLAMA TREKKING (SALINAS GRANDES)

Pozo Colorado is a beautiful place with a small village located in the East border of Salinas Grandes. Its 200 inhabitants (native community) base their production activity mainly in extracting salt and breeding the most famous animal in our province: “the llamas”. The native community is currently working to recover its cultural heritage: spinning and weaving llama wool; carving laja stones; manufacturing salt stones crafts; and, recently, along with Caravana de Llamas, using the llama as pack animal. During the car trip towards the town of Pozo Colorado we can enjoy the spectacular landscape of “Cuesta de Lipán”, observing vicuñas and guanacos (south American wild camelids). When we arrive to Pozo Colorado we prepare the llamas for the expedition and we begin the llama trekking that lasts about and hour and a half. We penetrate the salt surface, we visit the salt extraction spots and then we have lunch. After a well-deserved rest, we return to the community to end the journey. Season: all year round (in January and February it migth rain) Difficulty: medium exigency Highest altitude: 3500 meters a.s.l. Duration: 4 hs. (Trekking time: about 3 hs.) Departure hour: 11.30 am Departure place: Pozo Colorado (the journey by car from Tilcara to Pozo takes around 2 hours). Departure location: Pozo Colorado (near Salinas Grandes) Includes: Guide from the community; full lunch with wine (regional picnic); water during the walk. We recommend bringing hat, jacket, trekking shoes and sun block.

Argentina / Ushuaia
GABLE ISLAND & PENGUIN ROOKERY WITH CANOEING

This full-day excursion takes passengers for a ride, to navigate, to walk and to make discoveries in one of the roughest and most beautiful places in Beagle Channel. Once we arrive to Lasiphashaj river, and wearing rubber boots, overpants and life-jackets provided by us, the group starts a canoeing adventure down the river that leads into the sea. Once canoeing on the Beagle Channel, we set course to the ranch. Along the way we may encounter wildlife: lots of different sea birds. Also, it is not unusual to find sea lions sunbathing in little islands in our way to Harberton port. After 2 hours on the rafts and a short stop on mainland, we leave on a motor boat towards Martillo Island, where we will have the chance to see penguins in their breeding lair. Then the motor boat take us to our main atraccion at Gable Island, where we have some snacks, good wine and a delicious meal. After a nice cup of cofee were go for a hike to know more of this gorgeous island, crossing over beaver damms and through the forest to reach the Beagle Channel shore where we will take the boat to start our return to Ushuaia. 8:00/8:30 Pick up from the hotel. 10:15 Arrival to the Lashifashaj river, paddling technique and safety briefing & canoe prompting. 12:15 End of canoeing. Arrival to Harberton Ranch. 12:30 Navigation bound towards the penguin rookery at Martillo Island and Gable Island. 12:50 Penguin watching. 13:10 departure to Gable Island. 13:30 Arrival an disembark on Gable Island. 13:45 Lunch. 15:00 Hike around the Island. 17:00 Sailing back to Harberton Ranch and ride back to Ushuaia. 18:30 Arrival to Ushuaia.

Argentina / Ushuaia
GABLE ISLAND & PENGUIN ROOKERY WITH HARBERTON

This active tour takes visitors for a ride, to navigate, to walk and to make discoveries in one of the roughest and most beautiful places in the Beagle Channel. From the hotel, we leave Ushuaia Eastbound along National Route No. 3 and Route "J". Once at Harberton Ranch we propose to visit the Marine Mammal Museum "Acatushún", and the surroundings of one of the first white men settlements in Tierra del Fuego. On board a motorboat we will leave towards Martillo Island. From the boat, we'll have the chance to see penguins in their breeding lair. Navigation on the motorboat continues up to the main attraction of the day: the enormous Gable Island, where lunch with a good Patagonian wine, soft drink and mineral water await. After coffee, were go for a hike to know more of this gorgeous island, crossing over beaver damms and through the forest to reach the Beagle Channel shore where we'll take the boat to reach Puerto Harberton, and to hop on the bus that will leave us back in our hotel. 8:00/8:30 Pick up from the hotel. 10:30 Arrival to Harberton Ranch. Walk around main house and Museum. 12:30 Navigation bound towards the penguin rookery at Martillo Island and Gable Island. 12:50 Penguin watching 13:10 Departure towards Gable Island. 13:30 Arrival and disembark on Gable Island. 13:45 Lunch 15:00 Hike around the Island. 17:00 Sailing back to Harberton Ranch on a motor boat and ride back to Ushuaia. 18:30 Arrival to Ushuaia.

Argentina / Ushuaia
GREAT ADVENTURE 4X4

Adventure, emotion and the best sights of one of the most beautiful places in Tierra del Fuego awaits North of Ushuaia. The Great 4x4 Adventure is the best way to know Fagnano Lake, the fifth in size in Argentina, while travelling challenging off road circuits with specially designed vehicles prepared to overcome almost any obstacle which might crop up while exploring alluring forests and the coast of the lake. Leaving Ushuaia and heading towards the Garibaldi Pass across the Andes, enjoy a great lookout of the Escondido Lake, a small marvel hidden at the end of a valley. Here starts a tour running old unused roads, passing by Fagnano and Escondido Lakes. On board powerful 4x4 vehicles, the guides drive the passengers to discover the forest by impossible mud roads, roads that become paths ending at the Lake coast. The landscape opens during the longest and more intense 4x4 tour in Tierra del Fuego. The skills of both vehicles and drivers can overcome all types of difficulties to get to an exclusive refuge in the centre of a natural environment, far away from the noise of modern life. Once in the forest close to Fagnano Lake there are free time to walk and explore while the guide prepares a typical Argentine barbecue, to be enjoyed with a Malbec wine from Patagonia to be shared with the group in a relaxed environment. Itinerary: 8:30/90 am Pick-Up from the hotel. 10:30 am Garibaldi Pass across the Andes. 11 am Escondido Lake. 11:30 am Off-Roading 12:30 pm Snack 1 pm More Off-Roading. 2 pm Fagnano Lake. Arrival to the refuge. Lunch 4 pm Return to Ushuaia. 6 pm Arrival. Meals: Choripan (grilled Argentine sausage sandwich, Argentine prime beefsteaks & salad, dessert. Drinks Included: Red Wine, soft-drinks, bottled water. Vegetarian menu available, please tell us in advance. Capacity: Agrale Marrua (7 passengers + 1 guide/driver) OR Land Rover Defender (8 passengers + 1 guide/driver)

Argentina / Ushuaia
LAKES OFF ROAD

Lakes Off-Road is our amusing, intense and friendly way to discover the secrets hidden behind the Southern Andes Range. Far away from the routine of the conventional excursions, it is just the right thing to do for any kind of traveler. Have a relaxing day, traveling and having fun in a trip with some serious off-road experiences! From above the Andes, we’ll get a view of Lago Escondido (Hidden Lake), a little wonder that hides at the bottom of a valley. Afterwards, the enormous Lake Fagnano, impressive and great, we’ll be the main attraction. Fun and enjoyment never depend on the weather: in our 4x4 vehicle we will go through the forest and across rivers defying muddy tracks, and by the shore of lake with unique views. Once arrived to our refuge; the guide’s congeniality, the barbecue and the Argentine Malbec shared with travelers from all over the world certainly will be worthy to be remembered. This adventure is accessible to anyone who whishes to have fun and break free from all limitations by getting to know in deep a forest beyond words. Itinerary: 8:30/9:00 Pick-Up from the hotel. 10:30 Garibaldi Pass across the Andes. 11:00 Escondido Lake. 12:00 Off-Roading -1 hour- 13:00 Fagnano Lake. Arrival to the refuge. 13:30 Lunch. 15:30 Return to Ushuaia. 17:00 Arrival Meals: choripan (grilled Argentine sausage sandwich), Argentine prime beefsteaks & salad, dessert. Drinks included: red Wine, soft-drinks, bottled water. Vegetarian menu available, please tell us in advance. Vehicle: Toyota SW4 (6 passengers + 1 guide per vehicle)

Argentina / Ushuaia
VINCIGUERRA GLACIER TREKKING

A full day hike starts in a valley bogs and through the woods to reach a glacier and a lake thaw. The tour will start in the morning. The transfer will start from the hotel to the Valley of Andorra, where it has settled one of the developments that characterize spontaneous Ushuaia. After leaving the vehicle, the walk starts along a river melt water its path forms a meander and runs the mob. This wet and slippery ground will be present in much of the walk and the climb; so it is very important wear appropriate footwear. Once in the forest, the ascent is constant and intense at the beginning and less inclined later. Once past the limit of vegetation, and above 600 meters, we find that above the treetops be seen the mountain range that frames the valley behind us and its rugged peaks. A walk along the watercourse and a final climb up the front moraine that the glacier left the retreat, take the group to the most special moment of the tour. Once on the edge of the moraine Lagoon Icebergs discovered and behind him the huge and imposing glacier downs the southern slope of the hill Vinciguerra: the second highest of the Argentina part of Tierra del Fuego. Itinerary: 9:00 Pick Up by hotel 9:30 Start of trekking: moderately difficult to difficult 11:30 Arrival at the limit of vegetation 12:30 Arrival and exploration Lagoon Vinciguerra Glacier and Icebergs 13:30 Lunch at the foot of the glacier 14:30 begins the descent 17:00 Arrival to the vehicle 17:30 Arrive at hotel

Argentina / Ushuaia
WALKING WITH PENGUINS (ISLA MARTILLO) FULL DAY

This active experience takes us on a journey by sea and land, sailing the Beagle Channel and walking to discover one of the most wild and beautiful places of Tierra del Fuego. Departure from Touristic Pier towards Paso Chico to get into the majestic and mystic Beagle Channel and Rocky Island, home of several birds' species and sea mammals. Minutes later, the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse will show up in front of us. We will go on sailing through the centre of the Beagle Channel from where we will be able to see the City of Puerto Williams (Chile). We reach Estancia Harberton and embark on a semi-rigid boat to Isla Martillo (15 minutes sail). On the island, we take a guided walk along Papúa and Magellanic penguins. We can also see several birds’ colonies, such as Albatros, Petreles, Skuas, Cormoranes, Jotes, Gaviotines sudamericanos. After this 1-hour-experience we return to Harberton (the first farm on the island, founded in 1886 by the Anglican missionary Thomas Bridges) and will have some free time to visit the building, before returning to Ushuaia by minibus. Itinerary • 08:30am Check-in at tourist dock • 09:00am Sail on board the boat "Les Eclaireurs" • 10:00am Arrival at Isla de Pájaros, wolves and Faro Les Eclaireurs • 11:30am Arrival at Harberton • 12:00pm 1st group: Crossing to Isla Martillo | 2nd group: Lunch at Estancia (by passengers) • 01:30pm 2nd group: Crossing to Isla Martillo | 1st group: Lunch at Estancia (by passengers) • 02:45pm Visit to the Acatushun Museum • 03:30pm Climb the bus back to Ushuaia with stops at scenic points along the way • 05:00pm Arrival in Ushuaia

Argentina / Ushuaia
WALKING WITH PENGUINS (ISLA MARTILLO) HALF DAY

Departure from the tourist dock in Ushuaia by modern minibuses towards northeast along National Route N° 3 and “J” route to get Estancia Harberton (90 km away from Ushuaia and 1.30 h drive approx.) We reach Estancia Harberton Ranch and embark on a semi-rigid boat to Isla Martillo (15 minutes sail). On the island, we take a guided walk along Papúa and Magellanic penguins. We can also see several birds’ colonies, such as Albatros, Petreles, Skuas, Cormoranes, Jotes, Gaviotines sudamericanos. After this 1-hour-experience we return to Harberton (the first farm on the island, founded in 1886 by the Anglican missionary Thomas Bridges) and will have some free time to visit the building, before returning to Ushuaia by minibus. AM Itinerary • 07:45am Check-in at tourist dock • 08:00am Departure by BUS to Estancia Harberton with stops at panoramic points • 09:45am Arrival at Harberton • 10:00am 1st group: Crossing to Isla Martillo | 2nd group: Visit to the Acatushun Museum • 11:00am 2nd group: Crossing to Isla Martillo | 1st group: Visit to the Acatushun Museum • 12:30pm Return by BUS to the tourist port • 02:00pm Arrival in Ushuaia PM Itinerary • 02:15pm Check-in at tourist dock • 02:30pm Departure by BUS to Estancia Harberton with stops at panoramic points • 03:45pm Arrival at Harberton • 04:00pm 1st group: Crossing to Isla Martillo | 2nd group: Visit to the Acatushun Museum • 05:00pm 2nd group: Crossing to Isla Martillo | 1st group: Visit to the Acatushun Museum • 06:30pm Return by BUS to the tourist port • 08:30pm Arrival in Ushuaia

Argentina / Villa la angostura
VILLA TRAFUL & VALLE ENCANTADO

Full day excursion, Villa Traful is considered one of the favourits excursions of our passangers. This region is one of the most wonderful landscapes. We can see nature, archeological places, and a visit this beautiful Mountain Village surrounded of forest, creeks and its principal attraction: the Traful Lake. We leave Villa La Angostura and take the road on direction to San Carlos de Bariloche to reach RN 237 to Confluencia Traful. We are going to see the changement of the landscape: we see how the Forest starts to desapared and we go through the Patagonic Steppe. In this part of the trip we can see a beautiful view, product of many years of vulcanism and erosion in Rio Limay Valley, called Valle Encantado (Enchanted Valley). Then we get to Traful Valley to see the wonderful landscapes and its archeological remains. Before the Traful Valley we get to Cuyín Manzano Valley: a beautiful river surrounded of a huge wall of basalt, where, if we have good luck we can observe Condors that domains our sky. From there begins a valley of fertile lands and a microclimate that allows the agro-turist activity. Before we get to Villa Traful we arrive to the “Wind Balcony”, that is a cliff of glaciar origin that rises 70 meters over the level of the lake and allows a panoramic exceptional sight. After this stop, we continue our way to Traful. We arrive for lunch time to this Village of 500 habitants, which is hidden in the forest. Then we will continue the trip caming back for Seven Lakes road, across the magnificent Portezuelo, that takes us to 930 meters on the level of the sea. We are going to see the Mirror and the Correntoso lake, before we arrive to Villa La Angostura.

Chile / Puerto natales
TORRES DEL PAINE NAT.PARK & MILODON CAVE

We start our tour to Torres del Paine National Park. The first stop is the ancient cave Milodon, declared a historical monument in 1968 and a Natural Monument in 1993, it is located 25 km north of Puerto Natales. This natural monument consists of three caverns and a rocky conglomerate called "Silla del Diablo". The largest of these caves is 150 m.a.s.l. and its dimensions are 30 meters high, 50 meters wide and 200 meters deep. The scientific interest of the place is given by the discovery, in 1896, skin, bones and other remains of an extinct animal, the MILODÓN (Mylodon darwini) a large herbivore which became extinct probably late Pleistocene. After 30 minutes of tour and 36 Km. more, it will be the second stop in Cerro Castillo, where passengers can enjoy cafeteria service. All a preamble to get then to Torres del Paine National Park by Laguna Amarga sector or Porteria Sarmiento, which is even more amazing. Following in the path you can see the Nordenskjold and Pehoe lakes, accompanied by groups of guanacos and Lesser Rheas. The road continues with a walk of 10 minutes, where you can discover the beautiful Salto Grande fall, then headed to Camp Pehoe (Sodexo) where the passenger can go to lunch (not included) with view of the Cuernos del Paine. During the afternoon, the tour continues to the sector of Lake and Grey Glacier, where a stop of about 45 minutes and a beautiful hike from the Grey parking area, cross walking the Pingo River hanging bridge, walk through beech forest and then along the beach will take place Lago Grey peninsula and the shores of Lake is lining up a hill to reach the Mirador Grey that overlooks the lake, the icebergs area and part of the glacier, where the Paine Grande is appreciated. The return trip is exiting the Park by Laguna Amarga or River Serrano, a real show that copies of red foxes and condors usually accompany the fascinating panorama of the Paine Massif and finally concludes this trip coming to Puerto Natales around 19:00 hrs. Approx.

Chile / Puerto varas
ANDEAN CROSSING 1 DAY: PUERTO VARAS - BARILOCHE

08.00 hrs. Departure from Puerto Varas hotels and locations provided. Continuation toward Petrohué, bordering Lake Llanquihue. Impressive views of Volcano Osorno and Calbuco volcanoes dominate the landscape. We will enter to the Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park where we will visit the Petrohué waterfalls; whimsical shapes of volcanic rock, bathed by green waterfalls make the perfect picture. 10.00 hrs. We will set sail to Peulla, sailing on Todos los Santos Lake. If the weather permits incredible views of Osorno and Puntiagudo Volcanoes and Mount Tronador will surprise you. 11.45 hrs. Arrival to Peulla, ecological Village, a paradise for nature lovers. Lunch (not included). 14.00 hrs. We will board a bus with destination Puerto Frias. After performing the departures formalities at Chilean Customs Office. We will cross the Andes Mountain range at 976 m.a.s.l. We will descend by a sneaky road to Puerto Frías, navigation by Felix Frías lake, toward Puerto Alegre. In Porto Alegre will take a bus to Puerto Blest. 18.30 hrs. Departure from Puerto Blest, we will begin the last navigation on Nahuel Huapi Lake, with destination to Puerto Pañuelo. 19.45 hrs Arrival to Puerto Pañuelo, we take the bus to make the final part of our trip with destination to the "Capital of the Argentine tourism", Bariloche. City that fascinates in both winter and summer by its ski resorts, shopping, hotels, restaurants and nightlife. 20.30 hrs. Arrival to Bariloche. Note: service Puerto Varas to Bariloche and viceversa can be interrupted at any point, staying more than one night in Peulla and continue the next day on the schedule. Dinner and accommodation at Hotel Natura Patagonia or Hotel Peulla not included (see rates in our Chile Confidential Tariff) Cruce Andino is a tourist circuit; the schedules are referential and can change depending on weather conditions and number of passengers.

Chile / Puerto varas
ANDEAN CROSSING 2 DAYS: PUERTO VARAS - BARILOCHE

Day 1 08.00 hrs. Departure from Puerto Varas hotels and locations provided. Continuation toward Petrohué by bus, bordering Lake Llanquihue. Impressive views of Volcano Osorno and Calbuco volcanoes dominate the landscape. We will enter to the Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park where we will visit the Petrohué waterfalls; whimsical shapes of volcanic rock, bathed by green waterfalls make the perfect picture. 10.00 hrs. We will set sail to Peulla, sailing on Todos los Santos Lake. If the weather permits incredible views of Osorno and Puntiagudo Volcanoes and Mount Tronador will surprise you. 11.45 hrs. Arrival to Peulla, ecological Village, a paradise for nature lovers. Lunch or dinner (not included). Day 2 10.30 hrs. We will board a bus with destination Puerto Frias. After performing the departures formalities at Chilean Customs Office. We will cross the Andes Mountain range at 976 m.a.s.l. We will descend by a sneaky road to Puerto Frías, navigation by Felix Frías lake, toward Puerto Alegre. In Porto Alegre will take a bus to Puerto Blest. 13.00 hrs. Arrival to Puerto Blest. Lunch not Included. 16.00 hrs. Departure from Puerto Blest, we will begin the last navigation on Nahuel Huapi Lake, with destination to Puerto Pañuelo. 17.15 hrs. Arrival to Puerto Pañuelo, we take the bus to make the final part of our trip with destination to the "Capital of the Argentine tourism", Bariloche. City that fascinates in both winter and summer by its ski resorts, shopping, hotels, restaurants and nightlife. 18.15 hrs. Arrival to Bariloche. Note: service Puerto Varas to Bariloche and viceversa can be interrupted at any point, staying more than one night in Peulla and continue the next day on the schedule. Dinner and accommodation at Hotel Natura Patagonia or Hotel Peulla not included (see rates in our Chile Confidential Tariff) Cruce Andino is a tourist circuit; the schedules are referential and can change depending on weather conditions and number of passengers.

Brasil / Foz iguazu
ARGENTINIAN FALLS

If we are staying at a Hotel in Puerto Iguazú, we depart from the Hotel and cross The International Bridge ‘Tancredo Neves’ (Puente de la Fraternidad) that joins the cities of Foz do Iguazú (Brazil) and Puerto Iguazú (Argentina). Here, at the crossing of borders, we have to go through Customs at both sides of the bridge. The tour visits the Argentinean side of the Iguazú Falls, 67.000 hectares long, located within Iguazú National Park, one of the first protected areas of America. They are made up of 275 falls thundering down from a 70 meter average height. In this section of the rainforest, a huge variety of ferns, orchids, begonias, birds and butterflies can be seen while walking plus the diversity of native species this Park has to offer. We are on our way to Estación Central, where we will take a train to Estación Cataratas and/or Estación Garganta del Diablo. - Devil’s Throat: it takes 18 minutes to Estación Garganta. As we walk along the 1200 m trail, we enjoy the most spectacular fall: Devil’s Throat. - Upper Circuit: 800m trail raised above the ground surface, so as not to block or scare away our local fauna as they go by. In this circuit, the waterfalls from the upper part of Dos Hermanas, Bosetti, Bernabé Méndez, and M’Bigua among other waterfalls can be observed. - Lower Circuit: 1600 m trail walk, above the ground surface, with a view from the bottom of Dos Hermanas, Alvar Nuñez, San Martín, Bosetti and Peñon of Bella Vista waterfalls; from Peñon we get a view of Garganta del Diablo (Devil’s Throat) and Cañón del Rio Iguazú inferior. From this circuit, we have an optional visit to Isla San Martín Aventura (15min) and/or Gran Aventura Tour (1hr).