San Martín de los Andes, Seven Lakes Day Trip from Bariloche

Day Trips & Excursions in Argentina

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Venture along the Road of the Seven Lakes from Bariloche to San Martín de los Andes, a charming mountain town situated between Andean peaks on the picturesque shores of glacial Lácar Lake. Your scenic coach trip takes you past vivid landscapes of natural beauty, including Nahuel Huapi Lake and the stunning seven, with commentary from your guide along the way. Enjoy a brief stop in Villa La Angostura plus three hours of free time to explore lovely San Martín!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Tangol Bariloche, San Carlos de Bariloche, Province of Rio Negro, PatagoniaStart your journey north to San Martín de los Andes from San Carlos de Bariloche upon hotel pickup by your guide.Stop At: Nahuel Huapi Lake, Province of Neuquen, PatagoniaRelax aboard the comfortable coach, driving along the scenic southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and crossing the Limay Bridge over the Limay River. En route, your guide will offer commentary on the natural and historical features of the region.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Lago Espejo, Villa La AngosturaBordering the Huemul arm of the lake's northern shore, pass Las Flores and Puerto Manzano with a brief stopover in the mountain town of Villa La Angostura. Here, stretch your legs and breathe in the fresh mountain air before continuing on the provincial route. (You can purchase snacks at several stops along the way, or bring your own food to eat.)Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Route of the Seven Lakes, San Martin de los Andes, Province of Neuquen, PatagoniaFollowing the picturesque Road of the Seven Lakes, take in the spectacular sights of lakes Espejo, Correntoso, Escondido, Villarino, Falkner and Machonico before arriving at the shores of Lácar Lake (Lago Lácar), where the charming town of San Martín de los Andes is nestled between high mountain peaks.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: San Martín De Los AndesYou’ll have about three hours to spend at your leisure in San Martín, including time to purchase lunch at one of the plentiful restaurants (own expense). Stroll through downtown streets teeming with arts and crafts shops and gear-rental stores that specialize in a range of outdoor activities – from hiking, biking, boating and skiing to hunting and fishing. As you walk around, admire the lovely character of San Martín and the Swiss Alpine architectural style of its wood cabins and quaint shops.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Limay River, Neuquen, Province of Neuquen, PatagoniaOn your return trip, the road goes through Cordoba Pass (Paso Cordoba) at an elevation of 3,940 feet (1,200 meters) and features a typical Patagonian landscape. See the confluence of the Traful and Limay rivers, the Valle Encantado (Enchanted Valley) and the Anfiteatro (a natural amphitheater) before arrival back in Bariloche around 5pm.Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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