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From Bariloche, Argentina To Puerto Varas, Chile: Full Day provided by Cruce Andino

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From Bariloche, Argentina To Puerto Varas, Chile: Full Day

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 20-07-07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Important Information
Departure Point
Mitre 150, San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina Puerto Pañuelo, San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina
Return Details
Petrohue, Puerto Varas, Los Lagos, Chile Del Salvador 72, Puerto Varas, Los Lagos, Chile
  • Driver/guide
  • All land and lake transfers
  • Transportation on bus and boat
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - SAN CARLOS DE BARILOCHE
  • Entry/Admission - Lago Nahuel Huapi
  • Entry/Admission - Puerto Frías
  • Entry/Admission - Lago Todos Los Santos
  • Entry/Admission - In Puerto Varas
  • Food and drinks
  • Tours in Peulla
  • The rate does not include port, migratory and/or National Parks fees.
  • Boarding taxes in Puerto Pañuelo, Nahuel Huapi National Park US$3,5.- | AR$50 payable only in cash
  • Admission to the Falls of Petrohué aprox. 5US$
  • Entry/Admission - Puerto Panuelo
  • Entry/Admission - Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro
  • Entry/Admission - Hotel Peulla
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Recommended to bring sunblock, sunglasses
  • Recommended to wear comfortable shoes and waterproof clothing
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 1 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Wesley C wrote a review Apr. 2020
Tucson, Arizona6,768 contributions540 helpful votes
Traveling west, we used 4 buses and 3 boats to cross the Andes Mountain Range -- going from Bariloche, Argentina to Puerto Varas, Chile. You will travel through parts of Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi Argentina and Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales Chile. We lucked out and the
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Date of experience: October 2019
6 Helpful votes
mmlosey1119 wrote a review Apr. 2020
Houston, Texas1,216 contribution77 helpful votes
I very much enjoyed the day doing this activity as it allowed for some much needed downtime after some gruelly hikes and other strenuous activities the days before. We had perfect weather so I was able to enjoy the fresh air and beautiful views on all the boats. We did see
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Date of experience: January 2020
Kimberly D wrote a review Feb. 2020
71 contributions5 helpful votes
Absolutely NOT worth the price-- you are constantly in ques-- constantly on off transport-- customs takes forever leaving you barely enough time for lunch -- the guides and all people associated are very kind and try hard ( the chileans and argentinians are just wonderful
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Karina Z, Public Relations Manager at From Bariloche, Argentina To Puerto Varas, Chile: Full Day
Responded Feb. 25, 2020
Hi Kimberly, thanks for your opinion; we apologize for this experience, could you send us an email:, and give us more details of your travel to try to improve our services. Regards! Karina
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FrequentTraveler1955 wrote a review Feb. 2020
Cary, North Carolina8 contributions2 helpful votes
We truly enjoyed traveling from the Argentine to the Chilean Lake Districts with Cruce Andino! After reading a couple of the reviews, we were wondering about the trip, but other than a slightly late start for the first bus which made up the lost time, we did not experience any
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Date of experience: February 2020
1 Helpful vote
solrac wrote a review Jan. 2020
19 contributions1 helpful vote
We recently took this tour. The weather was perfect and so were the views of lakes and snow covered volcanoes.. We also had a guide on the Chilean side, Christian Ruiz who was fantastic, and professional. yes the trip is somewhat long , but we are both seniors, took this 30
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from Karina Z, Public Relations Manager at From Bariloche, Argentina To Puerto Varas, Chile: Full Day
Responded Jan. 23, 2020
Thank you very much for making this wonderful journey and for taking the time to write this detailed comment. Your opinion is very valuable for all travelers. Regards! Karina - Cruce Andino
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About the operator

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5 ladies
Beautiful scenery. I enjoyed It very much. Puerto Varas is a small nice Town easy to walk with very nice people. Th
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Highlight of a trip to South America
Because we had excellent weather, this crossing of the Andes by boat and bus was a great experience. The scenery,
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Beautiful but tiring
This is a good sample of what you can expect from the magnificent scenery this region can provide. Be prepared to a
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Long day but totally worthwhile
As long as you’re up for a 14 hr day DO IT ! Obviously the better the weather, the better the scenery . Our weather
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Across the Andes
18o kms across the Andes Mountains by 4 buses and 3 boat as an adventure along unmade roads and catermans. A long
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Beautiful Scenery!
We purchased the round trip Cruces Andino from Turisur in Bariloche. We initially planned to take local buses one d
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Great Scenery, Very Organized, Wonderful Day
The title says it all. Traveled from Bariloche to Puerto Varas. Great way to travel between these two locations. In
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Great way to cross from Chile to Argentina
This trip consists of 4 bus journeys and 3 lake crossings. Everything was well organised and on schedule, with a on
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For bike is too difficult
The route is very beautiful but I did it by bike and I thought it was just a bit challenging, but it is very challe
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Totally worth it
We did the 2 day round trip from Bariloche and back. If we were to do it again we'd stay longer in Chile, but we di
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13 houres of joy from Puerto Varas to Bariloche
We where 4 adults visiting south America for 40 days. We started visiting Rio Janeiro and the Samba Carnival. From
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No What I expected
The first part of the trip (Chilean side) was fine, nice visits to Petroue falls and nice volcano views. The second
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Chile to Argentina
It was a great trip from Puerto Varas to Baroloche - so much beautiful scenery, snow capped mountains, beautiful la
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Lovely Views Around Every Corner
My husband and I loved every bus and ferry ride. They were all so different and full of incredible beauty. We sta
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Alfonso E
Long but beautiful day
We did the one way trip in one day from Chile to Bariloche. It was a long day but we were fortunate to have nice w
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Key Details
  • SAN CARLOS DE BARILOCHE, Puerto Panuelo, and 6 more
  • Duration: 12h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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