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    TOUR CH-18 Grand Tour of Chilean and Argentine Lakes
 

Itinerary

Day 1: Puerto Montt Meeting at the airport. Transfer to Puerto Varas. En route we will visit the Fish Market in Angelmo, boasting possibly the biggest variety of fish and seafood that you have ever seen! We also visit the colourful handcraft market. Stay for 1 night at Colonos del Sur Hotel.

Day 2: Puerto Varas - Peulla Travel by coach along the Llanquihue Lake to Petrohue where we visit the falls, which thunder through a narrow gully forged in the volcanic rock. The journey continues by motor-launch across Lake Todos los Santos, famed for its emeraldcoloured waters. Dinner and overnight in the small settlement of Peulla, deep in the Andes in the heart of Vicente Perez Rosales National Park, the oldest in all Chile.

Day 3: Peulla - San Carlos de Bariloche Leaving Peulla by road, climb through forests and meadows to the Argentine border. On reaching Lake Frias, take the ferry for a short cruise through spectacular mountain scenery before the short drive to Lake Nahuel Huapi for a third lake journey. On arrival in Puerto Pañuelo, drive to San Carlos de Bariloche for a two-night stay at Tres Reyes Hotel.

Day 4: Bariloche Half-day excursion visiting the beautiful surrounding areas of Bariloche.

Day 5: Bariloche - San Martin de los Andes Departure by regular tourist service to San Martin de los Andes via the ‘Seven Lakes’ route. Arrival in time for lunch with the afternoon free to explore this small mountain resort by Lacar Lake. Stay for 2 nights in San Martin at La Cheminee Hotel.
Day 6: San Martin Full day tour to Lanin National Park, which includes Huechulafquen Lake. This beautiful lake is located on the southern slopes of the majestic Lanin Volcano which has an altitude of 3,747 m. Among the forests we found the Araucaria (Monkey Puzzle) tree, a native species of this area.
Day 7: San Martin - Pucon Morning departure travelling through the fringes of the Patagonian pampas. As the road ascends, we enjoy wonderful vistas of the Andes. After custom formalities we enter the Villarrica National Park in Chile. Arrive at Quilleihue Lake. The route descends Into Curarrehue Valley through a landscape of outstanding natural beauty. Arrive in Pucon, a small resort located by Lake Villarrica. Stay for 2 nights.
Day 8: Pucon Day at leisure to relax and enjoy this beautiful resort by Villarrica Lake.
Day 9: Pucon - Temuco Transfer to Temuco Airport.

 


Departure:

All year round except Saturdays.

Price:
£659 Per person based on 2 people sharing

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Price includes:

Transfers and excursions as detailed in the programme
2 days ‘lake crossing’
8 nights stay with breakfast included
Not included: Flights, travel insurance, gratuities, meals not Specified



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