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Bariloche symphony of forest and lakes

Patagonian Lakes

4 Days - 3 nights

full recomended!

Be a privileged witness of the unbeatable beauty of the Argentine Lake district and the undeniable charm of Bariloche town, one of the most interesting cities for those outdoor enthusiasts.

Places and attractions to visit: Nahuel Huapi Lake and others, mountain landscapes and chairlifts .


  • Enjoy the enchanting and scenic lakes around Bariloche
  • Taste the delicious homemade beer and smoked meats at any of the cozy restaurants in downtown or by the Nahuel Huapi lake
  • Appreciate  the transition between the lakes and green landscapes to the dry scenery in a one day tour
  • Experience the adrenalin of taking part of active excursions such as rafting, horseback riding, skiing, canopy, kayaking, snow racket walking and trekking. 

Operates: all year round 


Day 1 Buenos Aires - Bariloche
Day 2 Bariloche. "Small Circuit" tour.
Day 3 Bariloche. Day at leisure.
Day 4 Bariloche - Buenos Aires  Transfer to the airport for your flight back home or continue with extensions.
Our itineraries are suggestions based in our knowledge and experience and were prepared in order to get the maximum enjoyment and use of the time. However it can be customized, as much or as little as you want to suit your own specific requirements.

Itineraty Details

Day 1: Buenos Aires - Bariloche

Arrival, welcome and transfer to the selected hotel.
Bariloche is the hub of the Lakes District, a beautiful area of glacial lakes, ancient forests and extinct snow-capped volcanoes.
Overnight at the selected hotel.

Day 2: Bariloche

Half day "Small Circuit" tour to enjoy breathtaking views of the surroundings:
The journey starts in Bariloche and borders the Nahuel Huapílake. About 10 km. and further on, you come to the base of Campanario hill. There, you ride a chair lift, which take you to the top (1.050 m.a.s.l.). From there you will be able to admire one of the most beautiful and fascinating views in this area. Continuing the journey you will enjoy forest and mountains form an ecological zone unique in South America, as well as amazing views of Moreno and the Nahuel Huapí lakes.

Day 3: Bariloche

Day at leisure.

Optional suggested: Half day tour sailing the Nahuel Huapi Lake to Victoria Island and the Arrayanes National Park or Big Circuit tour or any active excursion. Overnight.

Day 4: Bariloche – Buenos Aires

Transfer out to the airport to take the flight to Buenos Aires.

Our itineraries are suggestions based in our knowledge and experience and were prepared in order to get the maximum enjoyment and use of the time. However it can be customized, as much or as little as you want to suit your own specific requirements.


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Important note:

Please take into account that the VAT tax 21%. According to tax regulations in regards to foreign visitors, is not included on the accommodation portion of your quote.
To skip the payment of the VAT tax, we need a copy of your passport before arriving to our country.

AIR TICKET: Flights needed for this itinerary

Buenos Aires / Bariloche/ Buenos Aires
Covitour can offer special rates on flights for this itinerary.

Included in the cost
  • Seat-in basis services with local English/Spanish speaking guide.
  • Small Circuit tour in Bariloche with chairlift to Campanario hill
  • All Transfers mentioned, to and from airports
  • Daily breakfast and meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accommodation in the mentioned or similar hotels within the selected category with daily breakfast and tax (21%): 3 nights in Bariloche
  • VAT and local taxes.
Not Included in the cost
  • National Park Entrance Fees
  • International or Domestic Flights
  • Insurance (Covitour offers Travel insurance with special rates for this trip. Please just let us know if you are interested)
  • Tips to local guides and drivers
  • Porterage and tips at hotels
  • Extra expenses at hotel or personal items.
  • Optional excursions
  • Optional extension to other destination.

Particular conditions
All of the excursions described in the itineraries can normally be carried out. Notwithstanding the above, Covitour Incoming & Corporate and reserve the right, for technical or operative reasons, to reschedule, shorten, or alter all or part of the itineraries and/or excursions without prior notice, in order to safeguard the wellbeing and safety of passengers, preserve the environment, or due to any extraordinary circumstances, acts of God or force majeure. For the same reasons, the hours of departure or arrival of the excursions may be subject to change.

Optional Tours

Half day tour sailing the Nahuel Huapí Lake to Victoria Island and the Arrayanes National Park.

The tour begins at Puerto Pañuelo, on the shores of the picturesque Llao Llao Peninsula. Catamarans leave from this pier towards Victoria Island. Its beautiful natural scenery encloses beautiful attractions. Afterwards, tourists get back on board to head the worldwide famous Bosque de Arrayanes (myrtle forest) may be visited. This tree formation with ancient specimens is unique in the world.

Full day Big Circuit tour and Enchanted Valley

Taking route N°237 up north, you will skirt lake Nahuel Huapi to the east, crossing over Limay river and entering to the province of Neuquen.
As far as you travel, you will be admire by the beauty of the steppe flora combined with some green Cipres trees and the turquoise water of Limay river, along the valley.
As if this was not enough, you will suddenly be amazed by some of the most rare and outstanding rock figures pointing out of the landscape. Some of these rocks have come to be known as Dedo de dios "God's Finger", Sentinela "Sentry", Tren Expreso "Express Train¨ among others. This such unique places is called Valle Encantado or "Enchanted Valley". After stopping at many viewing point you just can't pass by, you will get to "Confluencia". In this point, the river Traful flows its water into Limay river. From here, you'll take a gravel road to the west, observing wild animals, such as Condor (biggest bird in South America), Huanacos, and more.

In this valley following up Traful river, you will feel like a cowboy in a western movie!
The trip doesn't end here. You will continue along the road and you'll start visualizing some changes through the window. The vegetation starts getting greener and more trees start to show up as you travel within a transition zone from steppe to forest.

Once you are totally surrounded by forest, a paved road will suddenly show up. This is the famous road N°40, which you travel along during the Seven Lakes tour. You will now take this road down south (according to the Circuit Grande design) and will see lakes Espejo Chico, Espejo, Correntoso and Nahuel Huapí once again, besides lake Traful, seen before on the way.
A stop is required at Villa la Angostura, a colourful village.

Andean lakes crossing.

Mythical tour in the Andean Lake district, through the most beautiful natural route to connect Chile & Argentina. A route that over 400 years ago, the Indians utilized as a trade route and then the Jesuit priests utilized to establish the religious missions in the Nahuel Huapí region. You will marvel at volcanoes, lakes, ancient forests and the warmth of the local people on an unforgettable journey.


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