We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
305
All photos (305)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Feb 7, 2017
“A great day hike”
Jan 20, 2017
“Amazing river”
About
Contact
El Bolson, Argentina
Website
+54 9 221 502-9395
Call
Recommended experiences in and around El Bolson
from $74.22
More Info
Reviews (445)
Filter reviews
13 results
Traveler rating
11
2
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
11
2
0
0
0
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 13 reviews
Reviewed February 7, 2017

We did a short hike to the first refugio due to time constraints on our end. The hike went through a lovely confluence of the Rio and the Confluencia - beautiful location with a snack bar. The hike is easy and well marked. There are...More

2  Thank FavonianPhiladelphia
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Cristal clear water aswell as ice cold... Not a difficult walk a great place for camping with friends too.

1  Thank doramrani
Reviewed May 17, 2016

We hike down and kind took a shortcut ending on a path surrounded by plenty of wild blackberry bushes. You end up at the river and the water is so beautiful and clear, and fresh.

Thank Sarahbnyc83
Reviewed February 19, 2016

We went up the winding road to the Mirador with splendid views to Rio Azul and the lush valley. In the distance we could see lake peulo and the towering snow capped mountains around. All along the way there were bushes filled with ripe berries...More

Thank Amnon F
Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time walking around here was relaxing and very beautiful. When the sun is out its truly amazing to walk around and in, very cold to swim but we loved it!

Thank billy F
Reviewed September 29, 2015

It takes a 30 min hike to climb up the mountain and enjoy the great view. Worth all the while. Bring water with you.

Thank TuChutin15
Reviewed April 16, 2015

This hicking trail is amazing. I't beautifull to see and there are different mountain shelters to have a meal or even spend the night at. Some are close enought for a day's hicke and others are farther. you just need a sleeping bag.

Thank Matias V
Reviewed January 30, 2015

Vidied Cajon del Azul. Take litre plus of water, your suit and a towel if you like to dip in glacier feed rivers and know you will get dusty if it has not rained. The last 30 minutes back to Wharton is a psin but...More

Thank CJH300
Reviewed April 12, 2013

Not a particularly hard walk, some hills, but absolutely gorgeous scenery, particularly the river and canyon, crazy clear blue water. Make sure to get as far as the Refugio Cajon del Azul for a beer and a bite to eat

Thank travla67
Reviewed February 4, 2013

Wonderful place, lovely bridges. The walk was a bit hard though for an ocassional trekker (specially if you are going to return on the same day!).

1  Thank Gabo M
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Cumbres Hotel
46 reviews
1.60 miles away
Chacra El Cielo
3 reviews
2.66 miles away
Cabanas Los Teros
46 reviews
3.55 miles away
Hotel Tronador
123 reviews
47.79 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 54 nearby restaurants
Cafe Paseo de Las Flores
145 reviews
1.64 miles away
Jauja
521 reviews
1.62 miles away
Patio Cervecero El Bolson Centro
151 reviews
1.64 miles away
Los Lupulos
223 reviews
1.59 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 30 nearby attractions
Cascada Escondida
282 reviews
3.28 miles away
El Bosque Tallado Museo a Cielo Abierto
402 reviews
4.85 miles away
Feria Artesanal
394 reviews
1.67 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Rio Azul staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines