Trekking On Colorado Volcano In San Martin De Los Andes

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It is one of the most recommended trekking, not only because of its beautiful journey, but also because it is within the reach of all those who propose it. The ascent will take us around 3 hours and a couple for the return to the base. To this time we can add the stops for photos, hydration and the full enjoyment that will give us a unique summit.

This hill is very close to San Martín de los Andes District and its summit may be seen from many places such as Catritre, the 7-Lake Route, Quilaquina, Trompul, Lake Lolog and others.  


We will start picking up each passenger by their hotels to reach the mountain base. This transfer will take us around 40 minutes. 

Once we start walking, we will cross the pampas that will bring us to the same base. Bordering a stream, we will enter a gigantic lenga forest with trees that reach 30 meters high and Colihues reeds and we will go deeper and deeper into a canyon that proposes a not very demanding but constant ascent.

As we gain height the vegetation becomes more and more stunted and will allow us to have a better view of the whole Lacar Basin, until it turns into scrub.

We will cross a large number of natural rocky viewpoints and arrive at the pre-summit, where we will begin to see a ground that will be increasingly reddish until we reach the edge. The texture of each rock will be very similar to pumice and this is because we will be arriving at the sector of the old volcanic cone that with its different eruptions, bathes of solidified lava all the summit.

The summit is the epicentre of the area, as from it we have a free 360-degree view. Lake Lacar, the Chapelco mountain range, Cerro Abanico, the entire mountain range, Cerro Sabana, Mallo, Lago and Cerro Lolog, the inevitable Lanín Volcano and countless other points of reference.  

*Central hotels in San Martín de Los Andes.
8 hours.
Guides of the AAGM (Argentine Association of Mountain Guides) in Spanish.
Transfers from San Martin de Los Andes, to the basin of the volcano.
Medical-pharmaceutical and rescue coverage insurance.
Liability insurance.
Suitable personnel in first aid in rough areas, search and rescue.
*National Parks Fees.
*Others NOT Specified in itinerary.
*Due to the degree of effort and difficulty that the tour presents, it is not allowed to:
- Overweight people.
- Expectant mothers.
- People with diseases at risk of functional or organic deterioration during the march.
- People with motor difficulties or disabilities.
- People with cardiac or respiratory difficulties.
- People in wheelchairs.
*Insect repellent.
*Small backpack.
*Comfortable shoes and clothes.
*Rain-proof clothing.
*Winter clothing.
*Money for extra expenses.
*Pick-up only included from centrally located hotels, If your hotel is outside the pick-up area, a meeting point will be assigned.
*Exact pick-up time will be advised 24hs before the tour. Times may vary depending on current traffic and other variables.

Details of Day Tours


Daily departures throughout the year at 9 am with return at 5 pm


*Full day - 8 hours.


*Transfer IN/OUT from hotel in San Martin de los Andes

*Bilingual guide.

*Guides of the AAGM (Argentinean Association of Mountain Guides) - Spanish guide.

*Medical-pharmaceutical coverage and rescue insurance

* Liability insurance.

*Specialized personnel in first aid in wild areas, search and rescue.

Not included:

*Meals and/or drinks.

*Cabin of ascent to the hill.


*Minimum 2 passengers, maximum 12 passengers.


*The minimum age for this tour is 12 years old.

*This excursion has a medium degree of difficulty. 

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Rates of Trekking On Colorado Volcano in San Martin De Los Andes

Valid rates for 2020 per person

Regular service
Includes: transfer to / from central hotels in San Martín de Los Andes, guide in Spanish and English.
Offered in: ESP,ENG
Starts: 09:00 Hs
Duration: 8 HS
Operates: Everyday

From: USD 83.5


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