Cruce Andino: Puerto Varas to San Carlos de Bariloche

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Discover the beautiful landscapes of the colorful region of Patagonia on this one-way transfer from Puerto Varas, Chile to San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina.


  • Take part in a journey full of history on the traditional route that connects Argentina and Chile
  • Marvel at the amazing Andes Mountains
  • Discover untouched natural landscapes


It is a scenic and tourist route that connects the cities of Puerto Varas in Chile and San Carlos de Bariloche in Argentina through the Andes, a mountain range that runs through South America. This trip allows travelers to explore the lakes and mountains of Patagonia while crossing the border between Chile and Argentina. Highlights: 1- Navigation by boat: Travelers cross 3 lakes; 2 Argentinean lakes and 1 Chilean lake. Nahuel Huapi Lake, Frias Lake and Todos los Santos Lake. 2- Bus ride: Each lake is connected by 4 overland routes, scenic routes that pass through places of natural interest such as forests and waterfalls. The following points are connected by bus: Bariloche-Puerto Pañuelo, Puerto Blest-Puerto Alegre, Puerto Frías-Peulla and Petrohué-Puerto Varas. Throughout the trip you will enjoy panoramic views, rainforest and the chance to explore the wildlife, gastronomy and local culture on both sides of the border. Come and live the experience, we are waiting for you!   Itinerary 8:00 AM - Travel overland from Puerto Varas to Petrohue 10:30 AM - Sail from Petrohue to Peulla on Lake Todos los Santos 12:30 PM - Free time in Peulla for lunch 3:00 PM - Travel overland from Peulla to Frías Port 5:00 PM - Sail from Frías Port to Blest on Lake Frías76:00 PM - Sail from Blest to Pañuelo Port on Lake Nahuel Huapi 7:00 PM - Travel overland from Pañuelo Port to San Carlos de Bariloche 8:00 PM - Arrive in San Carlos de Bariloche


All overland transportation and sailings during the journey Guides

Important Information

  • Tour isn´t accessible for wheelchairs but the person with reduced mobility must be accompanied as the tour does not offer assistance
  • Please be aware that the itinerary is subject to slight changes during the winter season, from April to September One piece of 23-kilogram luggage per passenger is allowed. In case you have extra luggage, an extra amount of US$25 must be paid for each additional suitcase The luggage is delivered at the beginning of the trip and returned to the destination, so all travel documents must be carried with you as hand luggage.

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