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Hiking in Bariloche

Discover the beautiful lakes and mountains of Bariloche on an unforgettable hiking adventure with one of the guides at Explore-Share.com!

Located in the province of Río Negro, at the foothills of the Andes, the city of San Carlos de Bariloche is the gateway to many of the area’s most famous peaks. Trek around the stunning Nahuel Huapi National Park, reach the summit of Cerro Catedral or walk to Refugio Frey, one of the most popular hikes in Bariloche. A professional local guide can let you in on all of the area’s secrets. Explore-Share.com only promotes mountain trips led by certified guides.

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What people are saying about these trips



March, 2023

Hiking in Bariloche, Day Trips

I booked a tour to go hiking months in advance. I confirmed with the guide weeks in advance. When I arrived in Bariloche, I reached out to the guide and she let me know she had the wrong date of. I was never able to go hiking with her. I was able to do all the hiking on my own anyway so it was not a big deal. Probably would not use the company again. I only got annoyed because it did take several days to confirm that I would receive a refund. They did refund the payment.

Rojdan Gul


February, 2023

Mount Tronador 3-day hike by the Cloud Pass

Best hike ever, craig provided a great experience

ruth board


November, 2022

Frey and Jakob Huts 3-day trek

Juan was a great guide. We went in mid November and there’s no way we could have done the Frey to Jacob traverse without him. He’s very relaxed but you feel very safe and unhurried, good fun to be around. He looked after us really well and even let us take a shower at his place before we headed off to the airport.

Rachel Miller


March, 2022

Frey and Jakob Huts 3-day trek

Juan was an amazing guide! We had the best experience treking with him and would highly recommened this trip!

Oded Knaan


January, 2022

Hiking day to Frey Hut by Cerro Catedral ridge

A wonderful hike with Nano! The communication before the hike was great. The hike was fantastic with lots of explanations! Great experience!

Amsel flor


January, 2021

Hut to hut trekking, Bariloche

Excelent trek to Laguna Ilon

Sam Mesikepp


March, 2020

6-day trek from Argentina to Cochamo, Chile via Paso El León

Jose was friendly, professional, and well-prepared. I really enjoyed seeing this part of the world, and couldn’t have done it without a guide like him. I would highly recommend him for any trips he offers.

DJ Brooks


January, 2020

Hut to hut trekking, Bariloche

Lucas took care of every detail and made it seamless and easy. Calm, confident, knowledgeable and connected. Everyone seemed to know and respect Lucas. Without any hesitation whatsoever, I HIGHLY recommend him.



December, 2019

Cerro Bella Vista one day guided ascent

Camila has excellent knowledge of the area and was enjoyable to be with. Lunch was so so.

Sandy Harrison


January, 2019

Nahuel Huapi Traverse hut to hut trek

A tough but thoroughly rewarding hike. The challenges of the trek are matched by the stunning views, unique flora, and wonderful people you meet along the way.



November, 2018

3-day Alerces Glacier Trekking Traverse (Mt. Tronador)

Lucas is an all-round and really good guide. I really enjoyed my trip with him. He is capable of adjusting the difficulty of the terrain to the capabilities of his clients. Would recommend him to anybody.



June, 2014

Hut to hut trekking, Bariloche

My husband and I have been on many incredible hikes all over Argentina with Lucas as our Guide. He has taken us to the most phenomenal places and pushed us (willingly) to our limits whilst at the same time always feeling very safe knowing that he is such an expert and highly qualified mountaineer. We have crossed glaciers wearing crampons as the sun rises, we have climbed volcanoes that we thought would never be physically possible, and Lucas has been fun and entertaining along the way. He jas great judgement - the tripas are planned and amended along the way in order that you can totally disconnect from everyday life. Every trip also contains interaction with local people and so we have learnt a lot about Argentinean culture and Argentinean people. Georgina and Rob Smart - England


There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Bariloche

Bariloche is located on the shore of the beautiful Nahuel Huapí lake in the Patagonia lake district. The sparkling blue waters of the lakes with the whitecapped mountains as a backdrop make for a picture-perfect landscape that you will forever remember.


Good to know:

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Argentinean peso

Best time to visit

For hiking, the best time to visit is during the warmer months between November and April

How to get there

You can fly to San Carlos de Bariloche Airport from major Argentinean cities, or take a long-distance bus


The weather in Bariloche is comfortable and dry in the summer months, with temperatures ranging from 7-24℃. In the winter, it usually snows, especially in the mountains, and there is an active winter sports community

More info about Hiking in Bariloche:

Bariloche is a top destination for hikers, with plenty of lakes and mountains to discover. During the warmer months, temperatures are mild and dry, and the long sunny days are perfect for the activity. Some of the most popular locations for hiking in Bariloche include Refugio Frey, Nahuel Huapí lake, Cerro López, Mount Tronador and more. There are options for all levels and you can enjoy both short day hikes and longer multi-day programs

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