Reconnect with South American Nature

Published on August 6, 2020

Looking for a great way to reconnect with nature? How about an adventurous journey across the Andes this autumn (which, of course, is spring in the southern hemisphere)? Cruce Andino is offering a 20% discount on passage through the drop-dead gorgeous Lake…

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Enhanced Covid-19 Safety Protocols

Published on July 30, 2020

During these trying times, Grand Hotels Lux wants to give guests reassuring peace of mind by introducing enhanced Covid-19 protocols at its four luxury hotels in Argentina and Uruguay. Through training and the implementation of stricter health and hygiene procedures, Grand Hotels…

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Puerto Blest — Wilderness Retreat in the Argentine Andes

Published on June 24, 2020

Cruce Andino offers the option of stopping over in Puerto Blest for one or more nights. The rustic resort is immersed in the dense vegetation of the Valdivian forest and surrounded by the imposing Andes and waterbodies like Lago Frías with its…

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Read all About It! 8 Great Places for Splendid Isolation (including Patagonia)

Published on June 8, 2020

CNN Travel recently ran a feature story on eight great wilderness areas that inspire travelers with their splended isolation. And one of those eight is Patagonia, including a nod to our clients Cruce Andino and Fantástico Sur. Quotable quote: “The Patagonian region…

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Cruce Andino — More Than Just Lakes and Mountains

Published on June 4, 2020

Cruce Andino was born with the intention of uniting two neighboring countries (Chile and Argentina) with a journey across South America’s mountainous spine. Over the years the trip has transformed into a ecological quest and outdoor adventure that shouldn’t be missed. Route…

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Discovering Recoleta

Published on February 27, 2020

Located in the epicenter of Buenos Aire, the Recoleta Grand is a great choice for discovering the Argentine capital’s historic (and super trendy) Recoleta neighborhood. The hotel is also super convenient — just 20 minutes from the Jorge Newbery International Airport (where…

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Bike & Boat — Another Way to Explore the Andes

Published on November 6, 2018

Although Cruce Andino is famous for its coach & boat tours through the Andes Lake District of Chile and Argentina, the legendary South American travel company also makes it possible to discover the same route via bicycle & boat. Crossing the Andes…

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Read All About It: Biggest-ever dinosaur found in Patagonia

Published on October 29, 2018

The Independent newspaper in the UK reports that scientists have uncovered the remains of the largest dinosaur ever found in Patagonia. The fossilized remains of six young adult Patagotitan mayorum dinosaurs, discovered in southern Argentina, have been dated to around 100 million…

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Bariloche’s Top 5 Adventures

Published on October 11, 2018

Before or after your Andes crossing with Cruce Andino, check out these five things to do in Argentina’s famous Patagonian lake and mountain resort town. Explore Nahuel Huapi National Park Named after the lake it surrounds, Argentina’s oldest national park was established…

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Read All About It: Craft Beer in the Andes

Published on July 14, 2018

Bariloche’s Birra Local website offers a blog about the craft beers that can be sampled locally while traveling the Cruce Andino route across the Andes between Argentina and Chile. Quotable quote: “We’re staying a few days in Bariloche and we really like…

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Cruce Andino’s Chilean Treasure

Published on July 12, 2018

The Cruce Andino route through the Andes between Chile and Argentina is special for several reasons, including the spectacular Vicente Perez Rosales National Park, a mosaic of lakes, waterfalls, lush Patagonian forest and one of the world’s most perfectly shaped volcanoes. Those…

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EARLY PENGUIN & EXPLORER PROMOTION

Published on May 3, 2014

Plan ahead! Be the first to travel one of Australis’ new round trip routes with the Early Penguin & Explorer’s Promotion. Book May 7 through June 30, 2014 for a three night expedition cruise adventure, and receive a 20% discount and cabin…

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