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Adventure Tours in Bariloche

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Trek Scenic Catedral

 
images/bariloche-trek-scenic-lake.jpg Rating: medium. 1 Day

Description

After an early breakfast we take a short transfer to the base of the ski resort in Bariloche. We will then take a chairlift all the way up to the ridge and from this vantage point begins our trek with an incredible view of the lakes, Andes and the Chilean Volcanoes in the distance. This amazing scenery will frame our trek along the ridge towards the towers of Cerro Catedral, the mountain we are traversing to the south.

After approximately 1 hour we arrive by the north side of the mountain with an incredible view to the valleys below and lake Nahuel Huapi, if the weather is good we enjoy a nice picnic lunch with the last glimpse to the west, before descending towards the base of the mountain again.
Once at the base of the ski resort we take a car transfer back to Bariloche.

Information about this Trek:

Linear distance: 12 kms.
Altitude gain: 300 metres, undulated on the ridge and minus 1000 metres on the descent.
Terrain: Rock trail, boulders, Trails.

Included in the price:

• Mountain Guides (AAGM certified)
• Picnic lunch and tea time snack.
• Chairlift at Cerro Catedral.
• First Aid materials.
• VHF radio and satellite communication equipment for emergencies.
• First response emergency insurance.

 
 

Cerro Lopez Trek

 
images/argentina-bariloche-tourism-bariloche-trek-cerro-lopez Rating: medium. 1 Day Trek

Description

In the morning we take a half hour transfer from our hotel to the trailhead of Cerro Lopez at 900 meters above sea level.. We start along a simple trail in the beautiful area of Lopez bay with the lake shimmering in the sunlight.

The path climbs up the mountain and as we ascend the stunning background of Lake Nahuel Huapi and the Andes start unfolding behind us, providing some spectacular photo stops. After one hour the trail continues through the upper forests and the steepness decreases.

After approximately 3 hours on the trail we arrive at the refuge (1700 above sea level) for a well deserved lunch, from this point we have an excellent view to the lakes and the chance of seeing the Andean Condor in flight.

Optional: We can continue our trek further up the mountain on rocky terrain with some steep steps where we need to use our hands on rocks & boulders.
We start our descent by the same trail that will takes us after aproximately 2 hours back to our vehicle at the trailhead.

Information about this Trek:

Trekking time: 6 hours.
Linear Distance: 16 Kilometres.
Altitude gain: 800 metres.
Terrain: trails.

There is also the option of taking a 4x4 transfer to a point only half an hour away from the refuge.

This is a complicated itinerary and could be subject to change pending on weather or group conditions.

It Includes: transfer hotel-Base Cerro Lopez-hotel, AAGM mountain guide, picnic lunch, safety material, equipment for emergencies, personal accident insurance according PNNH regulations.
Does not include: optional 4x4 transfer up the mountain, extras at Refugio Lopez, other items not listed.

 
 

Cerro Bellavista Trek

 
images/argentina-bariloche-tourism-bariloche-trek-cerro-bellavista Rating: medium. 1 Day Trek

Description

In the morning we take a 45 minute transfer from our hotel to the trailhead of Cerro Bellavista at 800 meters above sea level. We start along a simple trail in the beautiful area next to the Casa de Piedra stream, walking through the amazing giant local beeches (Coihue trees). The path climbs steadily up the mountain and as we ascend the stunning background of Lake Nahuel Huapi, Lake Moreno and the mountains start unfolding behind us, providing some spectacular photo stops.

After three hours the trail comes out of the upper forests, we are now at an amazing viewpoint of the lakes and the Andes stretching into the horizon. From this point, we continue under the open skies of the higher peaks walking on rocky terrain and the final climb to the summit. After approximately another hour we arrive at the summit (1850 meters above sea level) for a well deserved lunch, from this point we have an excellent 360º view and the chance of seeing the Andean Condor in flight.

We start our descent by the same trail that will takes us after aproximately 2 hours back to our vehicle at the trailhead.

Information about this Trek:

Trekking time: 6 hours.
Linear Distance: 14 Kilometres.
Altitude gain: 1000 metres.
Terreno: trails + rocks.

This is a complicated itinerary and could be subject to change pending on weather or group conditions.

The Trek Includes: transfer hotel-Base Cerro BellavistaLopez-hotel, AAGM mountain guide, picnic lunch, safety material, comms equipment for emergencies, personal accident insurance according PNNH regulations.

 
 

Trek Paso Mascardi – Laguna Llum

 
images/argentina-bariloche-tourism-bariloche-trek-mascardi Rating: Medium / Tough. 1 Day Trek

Description

Transfer from Bariloche to the eastern end of Lake Mascardi. We begin our trek towards Laguna Llum along the emerald waters of the lake and the shady forest of beech trees, on the way we pass the idilic Playa Leones. After an easy climb we arrive at the lagoon and we make a stop for lunch and even a swim.
We continue towards the pass for today that will give us an incredible look towards Cerro Tronador and the western end of the Lake. From this point we descend to the lake by the Playa Volteada where we are picked up in our zodiacs to cross the lake and end our adventure for the day. After a nice tea time snack we take our vehicles back to Bariloche.

Information about this Trek:

Trekking time: 8 horas.
Linear Distance: 23 Kilometros.
Altitude gain: 600 metros.
Terrain: trails.
This is a complicated itinerary and could be subject to change pending on weather or group conditions.

The Trek includes: transfer hotel-Lake Mascardi-hotel, AAGM mountain guide, picnic lunch, lake crossing in zodiacs, safety material, comms equipment for emergencies, personal accident insurance according PNNH regulations.

 
 

Bariloche Scenic Mountain Bike

 
images/argentina-bariloche-tourism-bariloche-trek-scenic-mountain-bike Circuito Chico - Bariloche

Rating: Easy - Medium. 1 Day Mountain Bike tour

Description

We start our cycling from the beautiful area of Llao Llao at the west end of Bariloches lake road.
We cycle on the most famous scenic ring road in Bariloche “Circuito Chico”, with amazing views around every turn and the sound of the whispering forest along the road.
Our support vehicle carries our extra clothing as well as water and snacks, we can also jump in the vehicle if we need to rest our legs.

We pass the stunning Panoramic point and the picturesque Colonia Suiza (Swiss Colony) and continue on our road along lake Moreno.
We take the old road up to the base of the ski resort before finishing with a great downhill arriving at the beach of Lake Gutierrez.
From this point we load our bikes and transfer back to our hotel.

The Tour Includes: MTB guide / mechanic, aluminum frame mountain bike with front suspensión, 28 gear box, helmet, 4x4 backup vehicle, pic-nic lunch, snacks and wáter, VHF and mobile comms for emergencies.

 
 

Pichileufu Mountain Bike

 
images/argentina-bariloche-tourism-bariloche-trek-pichileufu-mountain-bike Valle Encantado – Valle del Pichileufu

Rating: Medium - Tough. 1 Day Activity

Description

Early in the morning we take a transfer from our hotel towards the valley of the Limay River in Valle Encantado (The enchanted valley). We cross the river on an old raft and head up the valley into the Patagonian Steppe, from this point we have an amazing view of the Andes to begin with our cycling.
Our itinerary will take us through the stunning scenery of the vast patagonian highlands on country roads with almost no traffic at all, discovering hidden creeks and farm houses along the way.We stop for a picnic lunch at beautiful green spot with willow trees, next to the rural school.

We continue after lunch, going through little villages to finish at the valley of the Pichileufu River. From this point we load our bikes and it’s a one hour transfer back to Bariloche.

The Tour Includes: MTB guide / mechanic, aluminum frame mountain bike with front suspensión, 28 gear box, helmet, 4x4 backup vehicle, pic-nic lunch, snacks and wáter, VHF and mobile comms for emergencies.

 
 

Trek to Tronador and the Glaciers

 
images/argentina-bariloche-tourism-bariloche-trek-tronador Rating: Medium. 2 Days

Description

Day 1:

After breakfast we transfer to Pampa Linda and the trailhead of Mount Tronador, the highest mountain in the Bariloche area. We begin our trek towards the Meiling Refuge at 2000 meters following the valley of the Castaño Overo. We stop for a picnic lunch along the way with an amazing view to the Castaño Overo Glacier surrounded with a stunning volcanic landscape.
We arrive to the refuge in the afternoon with plenty of time to enjoy the stunning scenery of the Andes and the majestic flight of the Andean Condor. Candle light dinner and overnight at the refuge.

Optional: Horse ride to a point within 3 kms from the refuge.

Trekking time: 5 horas.
Linear Distance: 15 Kilometros.
Altitude gain: 900 metres.
Terrain: trails, rocks, snow.

Day 2:

After breakfast we have the chance to gear up with glaciar equipment (plastic boots, crampons, ice axe, harness and helmet) and explore the glacier just 200 metres away from the refuge. We trek along crevasses up to 40 meters deep and learn the basics about ice gear, we end our tour by trying a bit of ice climbing in one of the crevasses. The tour in the glacier is 100% safe and done according to the groups expectations.
We return to the refuge for lunch and get ready to go back to Bariloche.

The Program includes: Transfer hotel-Base Pampa Linda-hotel, AAGM mountain guide, lodging at the refuge in common dorms, meals according to itinerary, safety material, comms equipment for emergencies, personal accident insurance according PNNH regulations.

 
 

Other Programs

 
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Paso de las Nubes Traditional – 2 days
Trek Lagoons and Glaciers (Azul – Ilon – Tronador) – 3days

 
 
 

If you need any questions about these outdoor activities, please contact us and we will send you detailed information about each program.

 
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