Join Cristian, an AAGM certified guide, on this 4-day program in Paimun Pass, a beautiful trail of native forests and lakes on the skirts of Lanin Volcano.
Jan, Feb, Dec
Come enjoy a great 4-day hiking traverse into the old Paimun Pass, in Patagonia! I'll take you through beautiful native forests and amazing lakes. Besides, we'll have the fantastic view of the Lanin Volcano along the way.
The Paimun Pass trail was formerly used as an illegal passage between Argentina and Chile. Today it is an amazing hiking route in Neuquen province in Argentina.
On our first day, we’ll walk across a forest of radales and maitenes and pass a waterfall. Then, after some ascents and descents I'll take you to the beautiful Paimun Lake shore, close to our campsite.
Next day, I'll guide you towards a nires forest, typical species of the region. Then, we'll get to the Paimun river, a fantastic place for lunch. At the end of this day, we'll get to Laguna Carilafquen, where we'll spend the night. From the lagoon we'll be able to enjoy the view of the Lanin Volcano.
On our third day, we'll skirt the volcano, walking on volcanic soil until we get to Cerro Barbecho. From its summit, we'll get a stunning view of Lake Huechulafquen. And on our last day, we'll follow a wooded path, used by local people in summer for their animals. You can check the complete itinerary of this program below.
I'll be happy to answer your questions. So please contact me and let's start planning this 4-day adventure! If you don't have much time, I also offer a 2-day guided ascent to Lanin Volcano (3776 m).
Today we’ll walk from 3 to 4 hours. First, I’ll take you through a very open forest of radales and maitenes. Then, after 45 minutes of walk we’ll find the beautiful Saltillo waterfall, surrounded by coihues. From there the forest becomes really dense. After a few ascents and descents we’ll get to the coast of the lake, close to our campsite.
After breakfast, I’ll guide you towards a nires forest. We’ll get near the Paimun river, a beautiful place for lunch. After a while, we’ll continue our hike through a forest where a police department used to operate, with the aim to detect illegal immigration between Argentina and Chile. At the end of this day, we’ll get to the Laguna Carilafquen, where we’ll spend the night. It’s located to the west of the Lanin Volcano.
Today we’ll leave the lagoon behind, with the view of the silhouette of the Lanin Volcano. Once in the Hito Paimun, we’ll go on skirting the volcano, walking on volcanic soil until we get to Cerro Barbecho. From its summit, we’ll get a stunning view of Lake Huechulafquen. We’ll descend and in a few minutes we’ll be in the campsite.
On our last day, I’ll guide you through a wooded path, where local people take their animals in summer. We’ll get back then to Piedra Mala.
We will camp.
Contact me for information about the price.
Junín de los Andes
Nov 19, 2021
I had a very good experience booking the hike through Explore-Share. Communication with the team was prompt and clear and the booking process was seamless. The trip itself was also just perfect. Uroš was a fantastic guide, highly skilled and talented. The hike felt safe at all times, even on more exposed routes, thanks to him. He was always up to date on the weather forecast and planned the days around it, checked the conditions on the route ahead of me, if needed, discussed and adapted the routes to my level and always made sure I was safe and comfortable. I highly recommend him, as well as Explore-Share.
Oct 25, 2021
Explore Share is a really usefull website that has a great overview of reviewed guides for a (in our case) hiking/climbing trip. During the booking I got assigned an assistent for Explore Share that helped solve questions that I might have. Great customer service, and I will come back again.
Oct 17, 2021
Explore-share was easy to use and the staff and guide w ere very responsive. The trip descriptions were accurate and the pricing reasonable. I would definitely recommend the site for people looking to do guided hiking.
Oct 13, 2021
Excellent!! Great guide and service. I had a very good experience. Id do it again.
Sep 14, 2021
Guide was very experienced and very patient with us. We learned a lot and he tried to fit in all the knowledge he could in one day, super awesome. A little tough going back and forth to get the trip set up hard to tell if the site is sketchy until you see reviews but all worked out. Ended up with an awesome day with an awesome guide. Overall pretty satisfied and thankful!
Sep 14, 2021
The whole experience was great! The customer service of explore-share was really good. I always got an answer very quick. I would absolutely recommend to use explore-share if you are looking for a great guide in a foreign country. 5 stars!
Sep 10, 2021
What a trip, fantastic guide who picked me up and dropped me off. Would use again.
Aug 25, 2021
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Aug 2, 2021
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Jul 5, 2021
I am very pleased to have booked with this group. All of my mails have been answered in no-time, I felt really safe on the rock and the atmosfere of the whole group helped a lot not to mind about stressing. Will be back for more!
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