Bariloche and Carretera Austral Patagonia Tour
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Still waters in the Marble Caves of Chile
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Bariloche and Carretera Austral Patagonia Tour

14 Days / 13 Nights
From 3670
* flights not included

Bariloche & Carretera Austral Tour | 4⭐ & 5⭐ Patagonia Trip

The famous Carretera Austral, or Southern Highway, is a national highway in Chile that passes through many Patagonia highlights. Begin your Carretera Austral tour with a Patagonia Lake District cruise that will whisk you through narrow canyons and stunning alpine lakes and allow you to get close to some of South America’s most impressive glaciers. Continue on into the heart of Chilean Patagonia, visiting Puerto Varas, Puerto Montt, Chiloé Island, and return to Argentina to visit El Chalten, the Cueva de las Manos, finishing off in El Calafate, gateway to Los Glaciares National Park and the mighty Perito Moreno Glacier.

Please note: This tour doesn’t operate during the Southern Hemisphere winter season (from May to September).

The famous Carretera Austral, or Southern Highway, is a national highway in Chile that passes through many Patagonia highlights. Begin your Carretera Austral tour with a Patagonia Lake District cruise that will whisk you through narrow canyons and stunning alpine lakes and allow you to get close to some of South America’s most impressive glaciers. Continue on into the heart of Chilean Patagonia, visiting Puerto Varas, Puerto Montt, Chiloé Island, and return to Argentina to visit El Chalten, the Cueva de las Manos, finishing off in El Calafate, gateway to Los Glaciares National Park and the mighty Perito Moreno Glacier.

Please note: This tour doesn’t operate during the Southern Hemisphere winter season (from May to September).

Tour Highlights

  • Bariloche to Puerto Varas Lake Crossing

  • Puerto Varas & Puerto Montt City Tour

  • Cruise to Chiloé Island

  • Marble Caves

  • Estancia Los Antiguous

  • Los Glaciares National Park Tour

  • Cueva de las Manos

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  • 13-Nights accommodations
  • All breakfasts
  • All tours and transfers
  • English-speaking guides

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Day 1Arrival in Bariloche & Small Circuit Tour

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Arrive in Bariloche, the gateway to Argentina’s Lake District. Transfer to your Bariloche hotel. Situated next to the scenic Nahuel Huapi Lake and snow-capped mountains, Bariloche is a skiing and outdoors sports destination.

Transfer to the West of the city to take a half-day tour to Small Circuit. Border Nahuel Huapi Lake, until arriving at the Llao Llao Municipal Park. Visit the wooden San Eduardo Chapel, located on top of a hill that provides panoramic views of the mighty mountains and the majestuous Llao Llao Hotel. Continue to another viewpoint from where Moreno Lake can be appreciated, creating a picture-perfect natural scenery.

On the road, drive Bustillo Avenue until reaching Campanario Hill, to board an air-chair transports towards the Café located on top of the hill. Contemplate the breath-taking Patagonian landscape before returning to your hotel in Bariloche.

NOTE: This tour is subject to wheather conditions. Last minute changes might occur.

Day 2Boat trip to Victoria Island and Arrayanes Woods

Day 3Argentina-Chile Lake Crossing

Day 4Puerto Varas & Puerto Montt City Tour

Day 5Chiloe Island Excursion

Day 6Puerto Montt to Balmaceda to Bahia Murta

Day 7Marble Caves Excursion

Day 8Puerto Guadal to Los Antiguos

Day 9Cueva de las Manos Excursion

Day 10Los Antiguos to El Chalten

Day 11Cerro Torre Trekking

Day 12El Calafate

Day 13Los Glaciares National Park Tour

Day 14Departure from Calafate

Estimated Tour Price Without Flights

Prices vary according to several factors including: season, number of people traveling, shared vs private excursions, when you book and rooming arrangements. These are from prices based on low season.

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