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Hiking Tour to Laguna Verde and Lunch at JJ Neumeyer Mountain Hut

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What to Expect
We start in the morning by picking you up at the hotel. When the group is ready, we travel approximately 20 km to the Challhua-co valley.

This valley is a Natural Reserve because it is the only place in the world where an endemic species of amphibian commonly called “Challhua-co frog” lives.

After a 40-minute drive we get to the refugio, a rustic mountain lodge where the guide will brief you on the hike and tell you about the history of the place.

After this welcome, we set on a hike to Laguna Verde and encounter, as we go, the various inhabitants of the forest. We make some stops along the way, for instance, at Mallín de los Patos, a marsh that is full of ducks and cauquenes (ashy-headed geese) in spring.

It takes over an hour to get to the lagoon. Once there, we spend some time enjoying such a peaceful setting.

Then, we walk back to the refugio for lunch. They’ll be waiting for you to with pumpkin cream soup as a starter, casserole of lamb as the main course and lemon mousse with red fruit sauce for dessert.

After lunch, the guide will invite you for a short walk to Mirador del Valle, a nearby lookout point. You may join in or stay at the refugio drinking coffee and enjoying the warmth and the calm of the mountain hut.

Eventually, around 4 p.m., we drive you back into town.
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Important Information
Departure Point
San Carlos de Bariloche Hotels
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Lunch
Exclusions
  • Drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Infant meals not included
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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