ATAC Adventure Tours Links

Hotels and Hostels:


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  • La Olla, Puerto Varas, Chile: Best seafood I've ever had. Ever. There are two of them in town. The one on the costanera is the best one.

  • El Boliche de Alberto, Bariloche, Argentina: The most popular steakhouse in Bariloche. There are three of restaurants in the area by the same owner. The one on the coast of the lake heading out of town is the most tranquil. The one on Villegas street is hopping.

Travel Agents and Youth Discounts:


  • Accuweather: Weather reports from all over the world and the most accurate for southern Chile. For the Manso Valley check the reports for Cochamo, Chile. Because Cochamo is the next valley north, it might be raining there and not on the Manso.


  • Visa: A list of ATM machines world wide.

  • Xe: This is a universal currency converter site.

  • Exchange rates and currency forecasts.

Travel Health:

Passports Information:

Government Advisories:

Tourism Board of Chile:

Tourism Board of Argentina:

  • Argentina National Tourist Office
    2655 Le Jeune Road, PH1 Suite F
    Coral Gables, FL 33134
    Telephone: +1 305-442-1366
    Fax: +1 305-441-7029

General Links

Youth and the Outdoors:

  • TAO Education: The only non-profit organization that takes under-privileged youth from schools into the outdoors. TAO currently works with schools in California, but is quickly growing. Donations are appreciated.
  • Adventures Cross Country: Full array of trips for youth during the summerr.
  • NOLS: National Outdoor Leadership School. National and International outdoor trips for youth and adults.

Other Adventure Travel Links:

  • COLT: Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training School. As the name suggests, COLT is a training program for those who wish to guide outdoors trips.

Other Travel Links: