Our mountain bike trip "Double Crossing of the Andes" will take you to the most striking scenes of the Argentinean and Chilean Andes. Spectacular, Mountain Bike tours amazing climbs and descents on gravel roads ranging from the desert to the lakes, mountain streams, and the magic of the Patagonian forest set among snowy peaks. Always accompanied by a support vehicle, mountain bike professional guides and assistants specialized in adventure travel and sports tourism all over Argentina.
Itinerary> 230km + 20km warm up
Day 1: Arrival at San Martin de los Andes in the morning. Transfer to the Hostel, presentation of mountain bike guides & staff. Light lunch, walk around different circuits of San Martin de los Andes. Commissioning of MTB, Arrayan Circuit, Chapelco, Quila Quina Circuit. Welcome Dinner.
Distance: 30 kms approx.
Overnight at Hostel.
Day 2: Breakfast and beginning of the cycling day going around Curruhue Chico Lake and then Curruhue Grande Lake, passing through Pehuenes Forest (Araucaria) and arriving at Laguna Verde.
Distance: 70 kms approx.
Overnight at campground
Day 3: Breakfast, Journey to Carirriñe Path locate 1150 msnm (meters above see level) First Crossing of The Andes. Lahuen Co, El Escorial (deposit of volcanic ash) Epulafquen lake. Liquiñe. Arrival to Chile.
Evening in the thermal bath. Hikes to explore the area.
Distance: 50 kms approx.
Overnight in campground
Day 4: Tour among Liquiñe, first views of Villarrica and Choshuenco Volcanos. We will border lakes and will go to the Waterfalls of Huilo Huilo. Arrival in Neltume town, Chile where we will camp beside the Fuy river.
Distance: 40 kms approx.
Overnight in cabins.
Day 5: After breakfast we will go for a sail to Puerto Fuy passing through the beautiful Lake Pirihueico. Arrival at Pirihueico Port ."Second Crossing (659 msnm)" to Argentina through Hua-Hum Path. We will reach Lacar lake where we will camp.
Distance: 25 kms + 3 hours of sailing.
Overnight in campground
Day 6: We will continue along Lacar lake, its beaches and forests. Arrival in San Martin de los Andes - Celebration Dinner.
Distance: 45km aprox.
Overnight at Hostel
Day 7: Breakfast. Relax time in the morning. End of our services.
The double crossing of the Andes mountain biking is a demanding journey that requires physical fitness of the participants.
They must also have a bicycle in good conditions, with basic elements listed below.
Group: 8 participants minimum
Total Distance: 300 km
-Guided and permanent coordination (previously relieved path)
-Support vehicle and emergency mechanical assistance.
-Hostel accommodation, organized camps
-All Meals included
-Specially trained guides and coordinators.
-Passes to National Parks.
-VHF and cell phone for emergencies.
-Verification of mechanical condition of Mountain Bike.
-Meetings in Buenos Aires before traveling.
-Parking lots if necessary.
-Personal Accidents Insurance
-Round trip from and to Buenos Aires.
-Passes to National Parks in Chile
-Parts. Extras needed.
-Health and MTB Insurance .
-Provision of bicycle.
-Luggage or bikes insurance in regular transportation.