Soft Hiking Nahuel Huapi National Park (Challhua-co Valley and Neumeyer Hut)

Summary

Challhua-co valley is a Natural Reserve because it is the only place in the world where an endemic species of amphibian commonly called “Challhua-co frog” lives. After a 40-minute drive we get to the refugio, a rustic mountain lodge where the guide will brief you on the hike and tell you about the history of the place. After this welcome, we set on a hike to Laguna Verde and encounter, as we go, the various inhabitants of the forest. We make some stops along the way, for instance, at Mallín de los Patos, a marsh that is full of ducks and cauquenes (ashy-headed geese) in spring. It takes over an hour to get to the lagoon. Once there, we spend some time enjoying such a peaceful setting. Then, we walk back to the refugio for lunch. They’ll be waiting for you to with pumpkin cream soup as a starter, casserole of lamb as the main course and lemon mousse with red fruit sauce for dessert. After lunch, the guide will invite you for a short walk to Mirador del Valle, a nearby lookout point. You may join in or stay at the refugio drinking coffee and enjoying the warmth and the calm of the mountain hut. Eventually, around 4 p.m., we drive you back into town.

Tour info

Duration
8 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Commentary
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

An exciting experience in direct contact with nature. This activity keep us in close touch with the forest and enable us to have a vibrant knowledge of its diversity. Taste tasty mountain cuisine.

What’s included?

  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

  • Local guide

  • Lunch

  • Drinks

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Before you book

  • Duration: 8h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Diversidad Turismo Activo & de Naturaleza

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Turismo Activo en San Carlos de Bariloche.
Aventuras Lideradas por los Guías Locales.
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