Amidst the beautiful snow capped Andes
Mountains and the clear turquoise color of the Rio Puelo
there is a place surrounded by tranquil peace and natural
surroundings. A place even early explorers overlooked and
to this day no roads penetrate this unique area. A place
where the locals you encounter along the path to the nearby
village, still greet you with a warm smile and a cheerful
"buenos dias". A place where the ox cart and horse
are still valued in an area
where there are no roads to the remote local villages and
farms. A place where the
Alto Puelo Lodge sits comfortably blended in with the character
of the region. A place that is perfect for a memorable and
secluded private fly fishing vacation.
During the fishing season, Alto Puelo Lodge
has a limited amount of available space for your own private
vacation. Included in this package is private
use of Alto Puelo Lodge, a personal chef, personal guide
(or guides depending on the size of your group) and an unlimited
amount fly fishing as well as other activities. This is
a great package for individual groups and families. These
packages are limited and book fast, so please reserve your
private vacation early.
- Many individual groups that are avid fly fishing enthusiasts
come back to the lodge year after year not only for the
fishing and comfortable amenities but for the privacy
of their vacation..
- Booking a family vacation that is secluded and safe
can be an enjoyable event for all. This package includes
private use of the Alto Puelo, Personal fishing guide(s)
and chef. With this package your children can learn to
fly fish by an experienced guide. And yes, they will catch
Alto Puelo Lodge is located in the Andes Mountains
of Patagonia. The lodge is six miles from the Argentina/Chile
border and sits on the Chilean side of the border. The lodge
commands a view of the turquoise blue Rio Puelo. The source
of the river Puelo originates from high mountain glaciers
along the border on the Argentine side (east), flowing through
the Andes Mountains and out to the Pacific Ocean (west).
We take great pride in our service,
meals and lodging. It is our job to make sure you catch
fish, eat well, sleep restfully and enjoy your holiday with
us. The lodging and meals, along with the wines are superb.
Check out our Itineraries
and Rates for further information under Alto
The lakes and rivers that surround the
Alto Puelo Lodge have very good fishing. You will be able
to fish for trout in the river using different methods.
We do drifting, wading and casting to fish that you can
see feeding on the surface. Excellent dry fly fishing during
the day and evening hatches are most remembered. The fish
are brown and rainbow trout
with the average size 18-21 inches.
Yet Adventurous Vacation
This is one of the safest places on
earth to be while enjoying your vacation. The crisp clear
lakes and rivers, the snow covered mountains, and the great
fly fishing makes a
memorable and rewarding vacation Contact us for your next
fly fishing vacation and experience Alto Puelo and come
see the true beauty of Chile and Argentina.
This secluded paradise is about two hours by
car and one hour by boat from San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina.
Our staff will meet you at San Carlos de Bariloche and transfer
you to our lodge. The boat ride takes you though the Puelo
National Park and across two lakes from Argentina to Chile.
The one hour voyage by jet boat is exciting, yet pleasurable.
To get to San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina where we meet
you can be done via Buenos Aires ,Argentina by a domestic
carrier or from Santiago, Chile (Lan Chile Airlines) has
flights to San Carlos De Bariloche.
This is one of the safest places on earth to
be while enjoying your vacation. Contact us for your next
fly fishing vacation. Come to the Alto Puelo Lodge and come
see the true beauty of Chile/Argentina and the great fly