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Andean Lakes Crossing from Argentina to Chile by Bus and Boat provided by Gray Line Argentina

Andean Lakes Crossing from Argentina to Chile by Bus and Boat

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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Updated 06/24/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/24/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    San Carlos de Bariloche
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • Pass by
    In Puerto Varas
  • You'll end at
    Puerto Varas
    Puerto Varas, Los Lagos, Chile
    Departure Point: Transport departs from most Bariloche hotels Directions: Hotel pickup from Bariloche: Crans Montana Hotel, Hotel Nevada, Hotel Nahuel Huapi, Kenton Palace, Hotel Tres Reyes, Hotel Edelweiss, Hotel Panamericano, Hotel Cacique Inacayal, Llao Llao Hotel and Resort, Villa Huinid Resort, Design Suites, Nido del Condor Resort and Spa, La Cascada Hotel, El Casco Art Hotel, Alma del Lago Suites and Spa, Peñon del Lago Lodge and Spa
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Important Information
Departure Point
San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina
Return Details
Puerto Varas, Los Lagos, Chile
  • Boat and bus transportation from Bariloche to Chile
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • National park entrance fee
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Date of birth, nationality, passport name, number, expiry, and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 2 suitcases at 44 pounds (20 kg) each
  • Note: schedules can suffer changes due to weather conditions and number of passengers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Dan M wrote a review Oct 2019
Worthing, United Kingdom23 contributions4 helpful votes
Pretty gutted. My wife and I booked this trip believing it to be a one day tour as advertised. It's not a return trip. We didn't have a hotel booked in Chile and wouldn't have been able to pay again to come back. So had to decline to get on the bus. We contacted the Gray Line
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2 Helpful votes
Karen E wrote a review Feb 2019
Baltimore, Maryland11 contributions1 helpful vote
The bus ride is comfortable. Ferry ride is fun. It was necessary to get off the bus several times for customs, to cross the straits, etc. Weather wasn't bad, and I met a lot of nice people on the bus, so it was a pleasant experience. Just a heads up-don't take meat, cheese,
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Date of experience: February 2019
ALTTax wrote a review Jan 2019
Sydney, Australia59 contributions59 helpful votes
The scenery was wonderful but after 4 buses and 3 boats it was a very long day. The final bus trip played a very poor recording of very poor tourist information which was very aggravating at the end of a big day. It spoiled the last part, along with stopping at a waterfall that
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2 Helpful votes
Kerilou wrote a review Apr 2018
Lismore, Australia486 contributions115 helpful votes
We asked our travel agent to book us on this tour after I read a bit about it. She recommended that we stop in Peulla overnight - don't bother, we didn't. You will be stuck there for 24 hours and there is little to do. We crossed three lakes on this day trip and it was very
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Date of experience: December 2017
gavinwye wrote a review Mar 2018
High Wycombe, United Kingdom9 contributions12 helpful votes
Having read some of the reviews I was dubious about taking this tour because of the apparent poor communications between Viatur and the local tour operator. I now understand the problem. There are 2 Viatur offices in the same street and sometimes the bus leaves from one
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Date of experience: February 2018
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By: Gray Line Argentina
Nice location and pretty sights. Be prepared to pick up tickets from the agency ahead of time, then you’re just on
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Great views
The guide was very accomodating. I would highly recommend, as I was the only English speaker on the trip. The views
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Beware the ride
If you can tolerate hours of bumpy roads the trip is great. The ride to the glacier is a bit brutal 9.5 hours mostl
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Nice day trio
Overall the trip was very nice, however, the 30min stops in Villa La Angostura was too short, couldn't really enjoy
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Mount Tronador and the Black Glacier Day Tour
Amazing amazing amazing! Everything was great. Isabella, our guide, was fantastic. The scenery was unbelievable
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Excellent Tour for the Price!
This was a great tour. Our guide, Carlos, was very knowledgeable and personable. Most of the guests spoke Spanish;
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Recommended with some reservations!
Packed boat trip. Efficient operation! Nice stop on Victoria Island (2 hours). Lovely and peaceful place. Stunning
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national parks were not interesting enough
national parks were not interesting enough. the boat ride was quite scenic though. time in the first park should b
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absolutely amazing !!! great view.. if you have a good camera this place will be a paradise for you !!!
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Very nice and informative tour, well worth the time and money
This tour was recommended by the hotel so we took it, there is another tour at the same dock - Cao Cao, that looked
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Beautiful scenery
This trip gave us a flavour of the area which we were later able to go back and explore at our leisure. Our guide w
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Great trip!
Even though it was all in Spanish (which meant I really got to practice my listening skills) this was still a fanta
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Janet F
Even in rainy and windy weather
My husband and I went up the Campanario and it proved a wonderful view. It was a rainy and cold day, however this d
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Just pushed from ferry to bus
We had thought this trip would be exclusive, at least that's what the info said. All that happens is you get shoved
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Key Details
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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