Andeancross 2 weeks Chile and Argentina
by Adventure Logistics
Arrival at the new Temuco airport (ZCO). Transfer to the Villarrica Town (45 minutes). Villarrica is the main tourist center of the region La Araucanía. It has a long Coast Avenue, which borders beaches from the pier, with great views of the lake and volcano. During the summer months many activities and cultural, artistic and sporting events, and countless alternatives Ecotourism, Adventure Tourism and Ethnotourism are made. Afternoon: Choose bikes and make adjustments. MTB along asphalt bike path next to Lake Villarrica pedal 14km.
Day 2: Villarrica-Melipeuco
Breakfast and departure to Melipeuco, 12 km by Van and then 26 km pedal on gravel road through rural roads along Chileans farms, forest and one mountain that we will have to cross through. More than 10 km of intense up hill and down hill. We will MTB through some small lakes with scenarios spectaculars. Picnic and then vehicle for 20 km through Cunco small village. Continuing by e MTB for 34 km on asphalt plain bike path in a very nice valley with constant views over the 2 heads Llaima volcano. At the end we will see the big PIL-PIL waterfall and the rivers of dry volcanic lava. Accommodation and dinner at Los Pioneros.
MELIPEUCO - MANZANAR
Breakfast. MTB trough a jeep road soft way up across the Conguillio National Park, one of the most beautiful parks in Chile, with deep valleys, forests of ancient Araucarias and areas with large accumulations of lava from the volcano Llaima. Lunar landscapes, green and deep blue lakes with clear water. Pic nic in Conguillio National Park. Arrive at Cañon Del Blanco hot springs, bath on hot thermal pools and then typical local lam BBQ. We continue by vehicle (20 minutes) to Manzanar cabins where we will sleep. D. (hot bath pools not included)
MANZANAR - MELIPEUCO
Breakfast. MTB from Manzanar to Malalcahuello through an old railway transformed into a compact floor bike path, going through tunnels in the mountains. From this point we follow by vehicles crossing one of the longest tunnels in the Andes Mountains to the Pehunches Indians, Quinquem reserve. Pic Nic at the Indian school (we recommend the riders to bring some souvenirs from UK for the indigenous children). We will continue by MTB on a jeep road trough China Muerta Forest Reserve. More than 22 km going down the mountains on technical MTB way on a jeep road. We will end the day at Los Pioneros with dinner and accommodation.
Breakfast. We will go by vehicles to the base of the Sollipulli Volcano, 18 Km by 4x4. Then begin the hike going all the way up for 8 Km/3 hours (half of it through the woods and half on dry lava surface to reach the Volcano crater who has a 4 Km diameter glacier inside. Dinner and accommodation at Los Pioneros.
MELIPEUCO – SAN SEBASTIAN hot springs.
Breakfast. From Melipeuco to Cabins and Hot Springs San Sebastian. We will drive to Cunco (30 minutes), and then MTB on graved road through the margins of Colico and Caburga big lakes with pic nic at the lake beach. Last 8 km going up softly. At the end optional thermal bath (not included). D. Accommodation.
S.S – CATRIPULLI.
Breakfast and MTB on compact floor jeep road through the back part of the Sollipulli Volcano crossing Reigollil little village with its waterfalls and suspension bridges. MTB through alpine valleys landscape. Lunch not included. At the end dinner and accommodation at Catripulli village cabins.
C – PUCON.
Breakfast and then MTB on plain surface gravel roads to Pucon along the Mapuchean route. We will MTB together with Trancura river and stop at a wool Mapuchean house production for some lunch. Great views of Villarrica Volcano. Accommodation and dinner at. D
P – PANGUIPULLI.
Breakfast and excursion tour by vehicle 20km to the Villarrica volcanic caves (Going up until 2000 mts) with amazing views all over the region. Following with MTB on gravel roads going south crossing a mountain where we will see the lakes district on our way to Panguipulli Cabins Demian. Accommodation and dinner.
P – CHOSUENCO Village.
Breakfast and then MTB on pavement bike path roads through and European style valley aspect from Panguipulli the Lake Calafquen (where the Chileans presidents summer houses are) to Huilo-Huilo area, and the beach of the Chosuenco Lake. Accommodation and dinner. As optional: Go rafting on the Fuy river (rafting degree 3).
CH – SMA.
Breakfast at Chosuenco’s Hotel and then from there to San Martin de los Andes, Argentina. MTB on single tracks inside the forest through Huilo-Huilo Biosphere Reserve and waterfalls. We will appreciate the big wood touristic architectures. Then MTB until we get inside the ferry boat in Chilean lake that brings us to HuaHum border with Argentina. Finally vehicle 50 minutes to SMA. Accommodation and dinner in SMA, ARG.
San Martin de los Andes LOOP
SMA it s a beautifulm Village with alpine style with lots of outdoor activities options. Lakes, rivers, large variety of humerus and dry mountains and landscapes. Great for MTB singletracks in thin paths by native forests.
Breakfast and single track extreme MTB to the Laguna Verde cycling back through Miralejos mountain golf club, lunch (not included). Optional Tyrolean in the woods. Accommodation and dinner in SMA Restaurant.
SINGLETRACK by google earth
Day 13: SMA-PUCON
Breakfast. By vehicle to the border with Chile at Tromen, 3700mts Volcano Lanin. MTB going down the Andes in asphalt 24km and then plus 25 km plain in graved road to arrive at Canopy Salto la China Canopy/Tirolean (one of the biggest Canopy's in south america) lunch salmon not included. Then by vehicle to Pucon 30 minutes. D
Day 14: Frid 18th:
Breakfast, shopping free time, souvenirs at Pucon (Mapuchean handicraft market,etc) and then transfer to Temuco airport 1.30 hours. End of services.
Price: 2.780 US Dollar
Andean Cross 2016 2 Biker
Day 1 Alumine
Arrive independently to San Martin de los Andes. We starting by bus to Junin de los Andes. From there we cycle to Alumine. we spent the night in these quit village. Cabin/b
From Alumine we start today to Moquehue, close to the border to chile. We are crossing some lakes on that way and we do biking on the site of the Andes with just little rain. The night we will sleep in a cabin near the lake. Cabin/b
We are crossing the border to chile on paso Icalma ( 1300m) and then we continue to laguna galletue and in the afternoon we will see the little town of Lonquimay. The night we spend in a cabin/b
From Lonquimay we start to Manzanar. The first part of the day we have a strong uphill session and the landscape will be change into a lot of green. We are cycling close to the vulcano Lonquimay inside the national reserve of Malalcahuello. Cabin/b
Today we will cross one of the nicest national parks in the world. The Conguillo park is full of old threes,the vulcano Llaima build the black rock and sandy landscape. We cycle the hole day in the park and finish in the evening in Melipeuco in an B&B
From Melipeuco we continue to Cunco where we have a break. Then we cycle to the national reserve Villarica. Lake Colico and lake Carburga on that way. The highlight is to finish the day in the thermal baths in the middle of mountains. Cabin/thermal baths /b
Today we will biking close to the border to argentina. In these area life only mapuche people. We have a nice scenery with green mountains,little rivers and in the evening we arrive at Catrupulli. Cabin/b
The next highlight starts. We will biking to the Villarica nacional park. The highest point today is 1.300m. Ya we start very low , so there is a lot of uphill in the morning. We can spent at miday time in some thermal baths close to the way. We are beetween the Villarica and the Quetrupillan Vulcanos. We will arrive at the afternoon in the little village of conaripe on the lake Calafquen. Cabin/b
It`s goes up to an area with cold rainforest. After crossing the lake Neltume we have to go up to the lake Pirihueico. This is the last session in Chile. The quit village we will arrive after 55 km.
We have to thake a ferry boat for 1,5 hours. when we arrive the other side of the lake we have to check out in chile and continue to San Martin de los Andes , the day biking alway close to the lake lacar where that andeancossing adventure ends. Cabin/b
10x night incl. Breakfast at B & Bs and apartments as described
A complete care around the clock throughout the journey in english
Scott MTB Aspect 27,5 /XT/SLX
Care and maintenance of the bikes during the tour
Ferry boat, entrace National Park
Pick up from the airport or bus station in San Martin de los Andes
Getting to San Martin de los Andes
Lunch and dinner and drinks
Pick up from the airport in Bariloche or Temuco
Activities such as climbing the volcano, hot springs, rafting, canopy, etc.
any kind of Insurance
This tour is for 2 people. It is therefore enough time for individual needs and preferences. Since no peer pressure there, the tour can be particularly enjoyed. This MTB Cross the Andes is from November to April.
Dicember, March/April 2017/18
1.680 US Dollar
1.875 US Dollar
Andean Cross 2017/18
for 2 biker
Argentina and Chile Patagonia
San Martin de los Andes, Patagonia. Our proposal combines gravel paths of Patagonia with ascents and descents through the spectacular Patagonian Andean woods, Valdivian forest, lakes, waterfalls, volcanoes, small Mapuche villages, hot springs and an impressive mountain scenery.Craft breweries and the best wines !
Day 1: Transfer from Chapelco airport or the bus terminal.check-in at the lodge, installation of bikes and technical lecture. Bike Ride around San Martin de los Andes. night in a Hosteria
Day 2: after breakfast we start our andeancross. We start cycling to the chilean border crossing Hua Hum.One part of the journey is by ferry boat at the lake pirehueico in chile.After that we are going down to the village choshuenco. night at a cabin.
Day 3:We start after breakfast to the lakes Neltume and Calafquen. There are some curves in the green forrest to came there. We spent the night in Lican Ray
Day 4:From Lican Ray we continue to the international Tourist place Pucon, on the Villarica lake and same named aktive vulcano. night in Hostel
Day 5: Now its time to go up to the villarica nationalpark crossing. In the afternoon around 1300 m we will be on the top with a lot of auraucaria threes and in the middle of 3 vulcanos.Now its time to go to thermal baths. (optional) night in conaripe
Day 6: today we have a short ride close to the border to argentina. We continue to liquine. night in a cabin
Day 7:This is the longest and hardest step of the trip. We are going back to San Martin the los Andes. The way tooks us into the national park Lanin. After this long trip we are ready to have same Ice cream in San Martin de los Andes. night in a Hosteria.
Includes: 7 nights of accommodation in cabins or Hosterias. MTB-Guide for the andeancross in english. Scott MTB Aspect 27,5 inch. Disk brake and frontsuspension.(optional fullsuspencion) helmet, gloves and crank brothers pedals. breakfast. Ferry boat and a lot of fun.
not included:fligts or Bus to San Martin de los Andes. Lunch and dinner and drinks. Any kind of Insurance.
As dependent on certain conditions by nature, there may be slight variations in programming.
980 US Dollar per person
Oktober,Dicember and March 2017/18
1185 US Dollar per person
Jan and Feb 2018