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Mountain Activities

Outings and Mountain activities

The natural environment and surroundings of Río Hermoso Hotel offer the possibility of partaking in different activities like trekking, kayaking and canoeing in the rivers and lakes, horseback riding, going on photographic safaris and bicycle rides (with mountain bikes).

Visit Chapelco Mountain, go on a City Tour in San MartIn de los Andes, visit the Arrayan lookout point, Queñi thermal waters, Quila Quina, Escondido lake, see the Mapuche communities, the Road of the 7 Lakes, Meliquina, Filo Hua Hum Lake, lake outings visiting Lacar Lake; these are just part of the alternative attractions that can be found in this region.

Fly fishing
November thru March

Fly finishing is an art that calls for a different style according to each fisherman. The lakes region is a paradise for fly fishing. The landscapes and weather make up a unique option in the country enabling the practice of fly fishing during a large part of the year.

The characteristic species of the area are: rainbow, brook and brown trout. This sporting activity is regulated, thus it is mandatory to follow the pre-established rules for the preservation of this resource. A fishing permit must be obtained and the locations and methods must be complied with.

Fly fishing at Río Hermoso, Mountain Hotel can be enjoyed from the comfort, warmth and quality of its facilities and services. Feel free to make inquires about special packages for fishermen.

Mount Chapelco just 20´ apart
June thru September

With 22 skiing trails of various difficulties and an excellent snow quality, Chapelco mountain is one of the safest and most reliable ski resorts in the world. The impressive view of lake Lacar, the lenga beech woods and the magnificent view of the Lanin Volcano in the Andean horizon make this location a unique option for winter sports.

Chapelco offers the possibility of practicing different types of skiing: alpine skiing, cross country skiing and ski touring. In addition, snowboard fans also choose its trails and are able to show their skills in all four categories of this sport: half pipe, parallel slalom, big air and fun park. All of these take place at the snowboard park located at the end of the Graeff lift, in platform 1,700.

Make an inquiry about our skiing week and mini week programs at Chapelco Mountain.


A few kilometers away from our hotel, you will find an amazing course surrounded by mountains, managed under the fundamental premise of taking care of the environment and designed by Jack Nicklaus and Jack Nicklaus II. This field combines both the excellence of its services and constant breathtaking moments inspired by its surroundings.

Aside from this option, the lakes region offers various quality choices for sports and all of them include unique features and surroundings.

If you would like to experience golf in Patagonia, Río Hermoso can assist you in planning your outings to the different golf courses that can be found in the area.