Lake Huechulafquen and Lanin Volcano Day Trip

Lake Huechulafquen and Lanin Volcano Day Trip

Experience some of Argentina’s most stunning natural landscapes, including Lake Huechulafquen and Lanín Volcano, on this day trip from San Martin de los Andes. Located at the northern end of Patagonia, the region is brimming with geologic wonders. Your knowledgeable guide also informs you about the indigenous Mapuche, with stops at local community churches. Pickup and drop-off at your central hotel ensures an easy day of exploration. Numbers are limited to 12 on this small-group tour for a personalized experience.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Junin de los Andes, Junin de los Andes, Province of Neuquen, Patagonia

In the morning we are going to pick you up from your hotel and start our trip taking the route 40.

Stop At: Lago Huechulafquen, Neuquen Argentina

After traveling for 42 km and leaving Junín de los Andes, a small village representative of the region’s Mapuche culture, catch your first glimpse of Lake Huechulafquen, an emerald glacial lake in Lanín National Park. The majestic, snow-capped Lanín Volcano sits prominently in the background.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Volcan Lanin, Junin de los Andes Argentina

Continue on to the Mapuche community of Cañicul, where you can sample local specialties like grilled meats and fresh salad (own expense), then stroll the black volcanic sand beaches. Once you’ve sated your appetite, head to the 12,388-foot-high (3,776-meter) Lanín Volcano, where you’re greeted with views of shimmering glaciers and lush hillsides in the distance. Stop at the southern base, the closest entrance to the volcano, and bust out your camera for frame-worthy photos.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lago Paimun, Parque Nacional Lanin, Junin de los Andes Argentina

At Lake Paimun, your small group is treated to more than just scenic beauty. Here, lies a chapel adorned with vibrant images of ancient Mapuche people. It's a captivating glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of this indigenous community.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Junin de los Andes, Junin de los Andes, Province of Neuquen, Patagonia

After unwinding by the tranquil shores of Lake Paimún, we'll return to our accommodations in Junín de los Andes.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"You may bring your own food and drinks"
"Small-group tour limited to 12 people"
"The excursion takes 8 hours during the Winter season"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 10 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
The pick up transfer is only from selected centrally located hotels. If your hotel is outside the geographic area, we will confirm the closest meeting point. Indicate the name and address of your hotel.

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • National Park Fee


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