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The Crossing of the Lakes, is a trip that starts in Puerto Varas, Chile, and arrives in Bariloche, Argentina. It is a beautiful scenic trip that you travel by bus and catamaran through the lakes Llanquihue, Todos los Santos, Frías and Nahuel Huapi.
You will travel rough, stony and also asphalted roads. It is a beautiful experience and only who live it are able to appreciate it in its real magnitude.
Lake Todos los Santos - Chile Bariloche - Argentina
The history of this trip begins when a group of tourists crossed the Andes Mountain through a border crossing connecting Peulla (in Chile) with Bariloche (in Argentina). It is an ecological adventure that you cannot leave unknown.
The crossing begins in Puerto Varas. From there the trip continues toward Petrohué, skirting the Lake Llanquihue, from where it is possible to appreciate the imposing views of the volcanoes Osorno and Calbuco, which dominate the whole landscape.
You enter to the National Park Vicente Pérez Rosales where you can appreciate the jumps of the Petrohué river, capricious forms of volcanic rock, bathed by the green-emerald colored river waters.
Then a catamaran will take you to Peulla, navigating the lake Todos los Santos. If the climate allows it, new views of the volcanoes Osorno and Puntiagudo and the Tronador mountain will surprise you. The catamaran arrives to Peulla, an Ecological Town. It is a beautiful and gentle place located in one end of the Lake Todos los Santos (see the map), close to the frontier with Argentina, on the hillsides of the Andes: a paradise for nature lovers.
Heading for Puerto Frías we have to pass through the Chilean Customs to leave the country and finally to cross the Andes Mountain range at only 976 meters above sea. The journey toward Argentina descends a curling road toward Puerto Frías and continues navigating through the Frías Lake to Puerto Alegre. From Puerto Alegre you continue by bus to Puerto Blest where you can visit the Los Cántaros Cascade.
From Port Blest you make the last sailing, toward Puerto Pañuelo through the lake Nahuel Huapi. In Puerto Pañuelo a bus takes you toward the final destination of this trip, Bariloche. A city that in winter and summer fascinates the tourist with its ski centers, trade, hotels, restaurants and night life.
The landscapes are startlingly beautiful, mainly if we have the fortune of a clear day. You will have lunch in the Peulla Hotel. In that town you will also have the opportunity to arrange an additional to the Los Cántaros Cascade, or to the El Encanto Lagoon or to have a horse back ride and go fishing.
The delighted looks leave devoured the lacustrine landscape as the catamaran advances. We wanted that it stayed there forever, to caress this real ode to the nature that captures us with its verses of forests and mountains.
       
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