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

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From Puerto Varas, Chile To Bariloche, Argentina: 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 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Important Information
Departure Point
Puerto Varas, Puerto Varas, Los Lagos Region Petrohue, Puerto Varas, Los Lagos, Chile
Return Details
Puerto Pañuelo, San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina Mitre 150, San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina
  • Driver/guide
  • All land and lake transfers
  • Entry/Admission - In Puerto Varas
  • Entry/Admission - Lago Todos Los Santos
  • Entry/Admission - Puerto Frías
  • Entry/Admission - Lago Nahuel Huapi
  • Entry/Admission - Puerto Panuelo
  • Entry/Admission - SAN CARLOS DE BARILOCHE
  • 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
  • Admission to the Falls of Petrohu
  • These values can be modified upon determination of each country's authorities
  • Everything not mentioned in this program
  • Entry/Admission - Hotel Peulla
  • Entry/Admission - Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro
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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
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ilevc wrote a review Mar 2020
Panama City, Panama54 contributions10 helpful votes
Beautiful scenery. I enjoyed It very much. Puerto Varas is a small nice Town easy to walk with very nice people. The road part is open stony road own by a tour Company. The Catamarans that navigate the 3 lakes are more or confortable Bariloche You cannot miss. We slept at the
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Date of experience: March 2020
Beth H wrote a review Mar 2020
7 contributions3 helpful votes
Because we had excellent weather, this crossing of the Andes by boat and bus was a great experience. The scenery, the history, and our guide all made it a memorable and unique.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Edson_O wrote a review Nov 2019
Rio de Janeiro74 contributions36 helpful votes
This is a good sample of what you can expect from the magnificent scenery this region can provide. Be prepared to arrive in Bariloche tired but with spectacular pictures.
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Date of experience: November 2019
sydneygirl2015 wrote a review Nov 2019
Sydney, Australia141 contributions30 helpful votes
As long as you’re up for a 14 hr day DO IT ! Obviously the better the weather, the better the scenery . Our weather improved as the day went on , so by the time we reached the last boat we could see all the snow capped peaks . However, even shrouded in cloud and misty rain it
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from Karina Z, Director de Relaciones Públicas at From Puerto Varas, Chile To Bariloche, Argentina: Full Day
Responded 13 Nov 2019
Thank you sydneygirl for giving us such a positive rating and for recommending the trip to other travelers. Take care! Regards, Karina Zambrano - Cruce Andino
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Gayle M wrote a review Mar 2019
Chicago, Illinois257 contributions67 helpful votes
By bus and by boat, don't miss this way to see the lake district from Chile to Argentina. Long day, but well-paced. Couldn't stop taking photos!
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Date of experience: February 2019
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About the operator

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Wesley C
Full Day Adventure Traveling on 4 Buses and 3 Boats
Traveling west, we used 4 buses and 3 boats to cross the Andes Mountain Range -- going from Bariloche, Argentina to
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Beautiful and relaxing with a tour group/good guide
I very much enjoyed the day doing this activity as it allowed for some much needed downtime after some gruelly hike
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Not worth the price at all
Absolutely NOT worth the price-- you are constantly in ques-- constantly on off transport-- customs takes forever l
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Beautiful Lake and Andes Border Crossing
We truly enjoyed traveling from the Argentine to the Chilean Lake Districts with Cruce Andino! After reading a cou
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Awesome with good weather
We recently took this tour. The weather was perfect and so were the views of lakes and snow covered volcanoes.. W
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From Bariloche, Argentina to Puerto Varas, Chile
Not much of what was promised happened. Departure time according to the confirmation was 8am, but was actually 10am
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Convenient Boating and Bus Experience to Chile
Combining three boat rides and three bus rides, Cruce Andino delivers a safe, clean and revealing journey from Bari
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Must do trip!
I booked the crossing through Tourisur (Argentinian tour company). I think it is the most picturesque way to cross
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gladys m
Beautiful sites
The trip was long but almost all of the stages were very pleasant. We were on 3 water vessels and 3 bus rides cross
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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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A top ten in the world.
During my 30 years working for an international airline I traveled a lot. My goal was to be on the road for at leas
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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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Turisur Cruce Andino (12 hour Andean Crossing)
Our tour guides picked us up at 7:30am to head east to downtown for a 8:30 bus from Bariloche to Port Panuelos (han
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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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Key Details
  • In Puerto Varas, Lago Todos Los Santos, and 6 more
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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