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Cruce Andino

San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
+56 2 2387 7035
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Fun and a Gorgeous Route across the Andes

This has to be the most wondrous way to spend a day and travel across the Andes from Chile to... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Tony R
A really fun way to cross the Andes

The first part of this trip from Puerto Varas to the remote community of Peulla is truly stunning... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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The Cruce Andino is an international touristic adventure, in which travelers navigate the Andes Mountains through three wonderful lakes, connected by four land stretches connecting the cities of Puerto Varas in Chile and Bariloche in Argentina. This route is an unforgettable experience full of magic and history. We kindly invite you to enjoy the landscapes of unspoilt nature, where the glaciers have been leaving an amazing geographic footprint for thousands of years. What began as a business route today is one of the most demanded routes of the Chilean-Argentinian Patagonia: 180 kilometers enjoyed by 30 thousand travelers every year. Feel like a true pioneer and revive the route used by the first inhabitants of the Patagonia more than 400 years ago!
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
+56 2 2387 7035

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

This has to be the most wondrous way to spend a day and travel across the Andes from Chile to Argentina. Taking a series of buses and three boats from Puerto Varas, Chile to San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina with stops along the way in...More

1  Thank Tony R
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The first part of this trip from Puerto Varas to the remote community of Peulla is truly stunning and well organised. The hotel in Peulla is huge and yet we were the only four people staying there overnight. While in Peula we walked along a...More

2  Thank MarkBalla
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Maybe a great idea to get there early for a ticket as the queues were long and busy. The boat leaves at different times but we took the 10 am one. (That returned at 5 pm). Tickets are 800 Pesos and one pays for accessing...More

Thank NashB2000
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Who would imagine that spending 12 hours to go 110 miles could be a memorable journey, but that's what this bus/boat crossing of the Andes in Patagonia was for us. It was a long day, including 4 bus segments, 3 boat segments, a border crossing,...More

1  Thank mrancer
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We made this trip on Christmas Eve, ARG->CHL, and it was a calm and relaxing journey, although quite expensive. Both the boats on the ARG side were new. We had a smallish group of about 35, and the border crossing waits totalled 30 mins., possibly...More

1  Thank yycyycyyc
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We crossed by lake and bus from Bariloche to Puerto Varas and would not do this again. There are more efficient ways to get across to Chile. The catamarans were large and modern and views were great but the two border crossings were hot, dusty...More

Thank Huggis
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Taking an excursion from Bariloche to Puertto Varas on the lakes is a great way to cross the Andes. The hills are not as high here as further North but the scenery is really pretty from the boat (especially on a sunny day), we saw...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I booked this and confirmed the starting location -830am at their office in Bariloche since our hotel wasn't on their list of pickups. We get there at 829 and they tell us the bus left 10 minutes ago. No apologies from them, just them telling...More

Thank Danielmw1
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We traveled from Puerto Varas to Bariloche, we spent one night in Peulla. The whole trip was beautiful, the weather was gorgeous. The crew was excellent, our Chilean guide, Fernando Guerrero was the best, he explained every detail of the tour, answered our questions and...More

Thank ana m e
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This was an extremely long day involving boats and buses , 7 changes in total . The morning was glorious but cool and windy when outside on boat deck but the scenery was beautiful. The arvo became cold and wet and by then we were...More

1  Thank Rosalind S
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