Spend four days enjoying the Patagonian Andean forest without giving up comfort. You'll stay at the Huemules Reserve, which boasts 6200 hectares of pure natural wonder. The best part? You'll get to be close to nature while enjoying modern amenities like electricity, private bathrooms, and wooden stoves. Spend your days trekking through the mountains, horseback riding, skiing, or mountain biking.  If you're not a master of the outdoors, don't worry! There are activities for every level.

Highlights

  • Hike Los Alerces National Park
  • Horseback ride through the Huemules Reserve
  • Try typical Argentinean cuisine and local wines
  • Sleep in a glass dome under the stars

Brief Itinerary

Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrival at Huemules Mountain Reserve Huemules Mountain Reserve
Day 2 Day Excursion Huemules Mountain Reserve
Day 3 Los Alerces National Park Huemules Mountain Reserve
Day 4 Time to Depart  

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Huemules Mountain Reserve

Enjoy daily excursions through the mountain reserve
Enjoy daily excursions through the mountain reserve

The adventure begins once you land at Esquel Airport, where a representative will greet you and bring you to the Huemules Natural Reserve.

After a light lunch, you will check-in and choose from one of the half-day excursion options. Activities depend on the season. From October-June, enjoy horseback riding, trekking, and mountain biking. Winter months (July-September) bring snowshoeing and ski touring. 

Day 2: Day Excursion

Excursion options vary depending on the time of year
Excursion options vary depending on the time of year

Today, you'll choose two half-day excursions.

Spend the morning hiking through the mountains, horseback riding, or in another activity of your liking, then head back to the domes for lunch. The reserve proudly serves local food, including Argentinean steak, famous around the world for its tenderness and quality.

After you've gotten your strength back, it's time to head out on the second excursion of the day. At night, you can enjoy dinner and local wine in the domes. 

Day 3: Los Alerces National Park

Beautiful Los Alerces National Park
Beautiful Los Alerces National Park

Today after breakfast, you'll prepare for a full day tour of the majestic Los Alerces National Park

Getting to the park is half the adventure. First, you'll cross the Arrayanes River Bridge towards Mendez Lake. from here, you'll hike about 1.24mi (2km) before arriving at the Chucao Pier, where you'll board a boat. Cross the lake and disembark at the Sagrario Pier to start a hike towards park.

Los Alerces protects the millenary larch trees, some of which are 2,600 years old! Spend the rest of the day surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes.

Day 4: Time to Depart!

The reserve offers numerous guided hikes
The reserve offers numerous guided hikes

Today marks the end of your stay at Huemules Mountain Reserve.

Enjoy one last morning waking up to mountain views before heading back to Esquel to take your flight back home.

Map

Map of Glamping in Argentina: Huemules Mountain Reserve - 4 Days
Map of Glamping in Argentina: Huemules Mountain Reserve - 4 Days