Hua Hum Day Trip and Lanin National Park
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.Itinerary
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Parque Nacional Lanin, Emilio Frei 749, Q8370ENM Argentina
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 Argentina
Disembark here, and follow your guide for a pleasant stroll through an Andean-Patagonian forest of pellin, oak and coihue woods.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Lago Lacar, San Martin de los Andes Q8370 Argentina
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 hourStop At:
Cascada Chachin - Hua Hum, Ruta provincial 48, San Martin de los Andes Argentina
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 minutesStop At:
Isla Santa Teresita, San Martin de los Andes, Neuquén, Argentina
We will disembark here, where there is a small chapel with the image of Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus (Santa Teresa del Niño Jesus) which gave the island the name.
Duration: 10 minutesPass By:
Lácar, Q8370 San Martin de los Andes, Neuquén, Argentina
Around 7 pm we will be landing Lacar pier, where our tour will finish.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A minimum of 2 people per booking is required"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"It is the passenger's responsibility to wear a protective mask and maintain distance. In case they don't respect the basic safety measures, they will be asked to leave the tour.
The capacity of tour will be temporarily reduced to ensure social distancing."
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
If your hotel is not in the list, please, add it at the time of booking.
If your hotel is outside the pick up area, we will confirm the pick up from a central meeting point.
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.