- 5 hours (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
From San Martin de los Andes, discover the wonders of the Argentine Patagonia as you make your way west to the border with Chile. On this 5-hour tour by minivan, traverse the tree-less plain of Pampa de Trompul and learn about its indigenous Mapuche culture. An easy hike leads you to Lake Lácar’s Yuco beach, whose name means ‘a place away from everything,’ and the thundering Chachin Waterfall. Enjoy unbeatable views of Lake Nonghué from the settlement of Hua Hum, before reaching the Christ of Peace statue at the border.
- Family friendly
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Fully narrated tour
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks
San Martin de los Andes hotels
Returns to original departure point
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: San Martín De Los Andes
The tour starts here.
Pass By: Parque Nacional Lanin, Province of Neuquen, Patagonia
Your scenic drive first takes you through Lanín National Park into the Pampa de Trompul, part of a local indigenous Mapuche community’s territory. Pass by the Piedra de Trompul, or ‘Chief’s stone’ in the Mapuche language. According to legend, strong thunder in its vicinity means rain or snow is coming. In the distance, look out for Savannah Mountain and Cerro Colorado, an extinct volcano.
Stop At: Peninsula de Yuco, San Martin de los Andes, Province of Neuquen, Patagonia
Disembark here, and follow your guide for a pleasant stroll through an Andean-Patagonian forest of pellin, oak and coihue woods.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Lago Lacar, San Martin de los Andes, Province of Neuquen, Patagonia
Come out the other side onto Yuco beach, a site surrounded by myrtle trees, facing the pristine waters of Lake Lácar nestled in the Andes mountains.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Cascada Chachin - Hua Hum, San Martin de los Andes, Province of Neuquen, Patagonia
Thanks to this easygoing 30-minute hike up to Chachin Waterfall, admire from a balcony, the 65-foot (20-meter) cascade roaring down into a clear green pool of water.
Duration: 30 minutes
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.