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.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productPass By:
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
We will reach the beaches of Yuco where you will have the possibility to observe the Andean-Patagonian forest of pellin, oak and coihue woods.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Lago Nonthué, Neuquen, Argentina
Returning along route 48, we will see the junction of lakes Lácar and Nonthué.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Muelle Hua Hum, Neuquen, Argentina
We arrive at the border with Chile, where there are some small constructions from the beginning of the century, whose buildings are used by institutions such as Customs, Gendarmeria, there is also a house-museum of an old settler family, whose main income was the exploitation of wood, until the creation of National Parks.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Cascada Chachin - Hua Hum, Ruta provincial 48, San Martin de los Andes Argentina
Then, we will cross the Hua Hum river to reach a resting place inside the national park and starting point for a nice and quiet walk to the Chachín waterfall, where we will have the possibility to walk inside this colourful vegetation formed by ferns, quivers, nalcas, and millenary trees.
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 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.
"A minimum of 2 people per booking is required"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"The visit to the waterfall does not take place in winter."
"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."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"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 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
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.