Circuito Grande Trek From Bariloche
Bariloche, Capital of the Southern Lakes and main spot for mountain activities, is one of the most visited cities of Argentina, therefore, being surrounded by mountains and lakes, you can go up the mounts and easily feel like you are alone in this beautiful region. Trekking along the Circuito Chico will offer you the best views of he region and it is easily accessible. We'll begin our epic hike as we depart Bariloche on National Route 237 and travel along the Limay River, the border of Nirihuau River and the western end of Lake Nahuel Huapi. We'll arrive at Pampa Rincon Chico we'll continue along Limay River, seeing amazing natural rock formations at the Anphitheatre, which resembles a large circus ring, and border of Rincon Grande.Our path will continue from here into the Enchanted Valley, where you can see strange rock shapes such as god finger, sentry, express train, and siamese. A few kilometers further we'll reach Confluence, where Traful and Limay rivers meet. Before crossing the bridge over the River Traful, we'll turn left along National Route 65, following a pebbled path up through hills and valleys, where the rivers Cuyin Manzano and Mining can be seen. Through beautiful forests we'll arrive at Traful Lake. Just 4 km before reaching the village of the same name, the road makes a sharp curve and we'll reach a panoramic viewpoint. From here we'll tower 70m above the lake and enjoy stunning views of the area.After passing through Villa Traful we'll reach Puerto Bayberry Portezuelo, where the route connects with the National Route 234, or the Route of Seven Lakes. Next we'll reach Quintupuray, where we'll encounter the coast of Drafty Lake and in 9km reach Ruca Malen.We'll follow the path south through dense forests, passing Lake Correntoso and Espejo for 6km to Villa la Angostura. We'll travel down National Route 231 and pass through Puerto Manzano, spotting Huemul Island along the way.Finally we'll return to Bariloche from National Route 237.