Bariloche

4 day escorted tour itinerary

Bariloche's Lakes & Mountains Tour

Shimmering waters and snow capped peaks

Located in the Andean foothills, Bariloche rivals the Swiss Alps for sheer beauty. On the southern shore of Lago Nahuel Huapi, this stunning town is surrounded by lakes and national parks and is a favourite resort for skiers and mountaineers. Renowned for its chocolate industry and its wooden chalets perched upon a glacial moraine at the foot of Cerro Otto, Bariloche has an active cultural life and offers a wide range of facilities for those who like peaceful walks, fishing, horse riding, mountaineering and water sports.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Nahuel Huapi and Moreno Lakes
  • Picturesque Llao Lloa Peninsula
  • The Trebol Pond
  • Bariloche City

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
4 days
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private or Group basis, Escorted
Included
  • International and domestic flights
  • International and domestic departure taxes
  • English speaking local guide.
  • All entrance fees as appropriate
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Accommodation as detailed (subjuct to change) with private facilities
  • Meals included as detailed
Not included
  • Optional excursions
  • Tips for the guide and driver

Itinerary Breakdown

Upon arrival at Bariloche airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel where you will stay for the next three nights. Rest of the day is at leisure to either relax or explore the town.

Today you have a panoramic tour visiting the scenery around Bariloche City. You will drive along the forest, lakes and mountains that surround Bariloche. You begin the tour to the southeast along the Ezequiel Bustillo Avenue, bordering the Nahuel Huapi Lake. After crossing the residential district Melipal, arrive at Playa Bonita, located just in front of Huemul Island. Further on, you reach the barracks of the Mounted Engineers Company and the Andean Instruction Department. Arrive at the base of Campanario Hill, where you may have a chair lift ride taking you to the summit 1.050m (3.444 ft.) from where you can get breath taking views of Lakes Nahuel Huapi and Moreno, the Trebol pond, St. Peter's Peninsula, Llao Llao, Victoria Island and Otto Hill, Lopez, Goye, Catedral Mountains and Bariloche city. Please note the chairlift ride is optional and not included in the price.Continue travelling to the Llao Llao Peninsula, where the small and delicate St Edwards Chapel and Llao Llao Hotel, two architectural jewels, are located. Very close to the Llao Llao Hotel is Puerto Panuelo, the starting point for the lake tours around the area. Continue driving to Angostura Bridge, crossing the Angostura River, which joins Lakes Moreno, Nahuel Huapi and Lopez Bay at the foot of Lopez Mountain. Arrive at a natural look out point to get imposing views towards Moreno Lake and the Llao Llao Peninsula - perfect for photo opportunities.Afterwards, continue to Ezequiel Bustillo avenue that will take you back to downtown Bariloche. Overnight at your hotel.

Today is at leisure giving you the opportunity to explore the town on foot or simply just contemplate the stunning landscape. Or why not opt to do a Puerto Blest tour on a 100 foot catamaran or take a tour to see the impressive Tronador Mountain (optional extras - please enquire for prices). 

Points of Interest

This morning is at leisure before being transferred to Bariloche airport for your onward flight.

  • Bariloche

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Beautiful lake eco-systems
    • Various national parks
    • Beautiful wooden architecture
    • Walking, fishing and horse riding
    • Renowned chocolate industry