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Address: Ruta Nacional 40, San Martin de los Andes, Argentina

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Love This Road, One of Best Of The Best For Scenery

When traveling from Villa Agostura to San Martin de los Andes, you will witness some of the most beautiful places and scenery i have ever seen in my life.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Llanquihue, Los Lagos, Chile
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Llanquihue, Los Lagos, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

When traveling from Villa Agostura to San Martin de los Andes, you will witness some of the most beautiful places and scenery i have ever seen in my life.

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Incredible drive. we had a 4 WD, though not necessary. Absolulutely, breathtaking scenery. Plenty of spots to stop, always clean loos etc!! Wonderful experience

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Lots of the literature we saw online said that the 7 lakes route drive had unpaved sections, so rather than rent a car we opted to go with a local guided tour. Having taken the tour and seen the unpaved section, however, I would definitely recommend renting a car and doing the drive yourself. Much of the road has been... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Great views when you are not hugging the steering wheel to avoid potholes, mini fissures and gullies on unmarked sides of road (50kms). Exciting stuff but hire a sturdy car.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Snow, vistas when not whited out, semi off road skills required for 50kms. Worth it when you get there but choose a sturdy car.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We found the drive took us 3 1/2 hours from Bariloche to San Martin de los Andes. Not counting stops of course. There's only about 15 kilometers still unpaved. And with the beautiful overlooks and hikes along the way, you'll do a lot of stopping. We found Villa la Angostura nice, but if you're tight on time skip it and... More 

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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Don't miss the Camino de los 7 Lagos... just get lost and you won't regret it !!! One of the most beautiful region in South America (specially if you love to fly fishing !)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We were in doing this route. It was a amazing , i just can recommended. We started in San Martin de los andes. We stayed in Lago Hermoso for 5 Days, because it was beautiful. We found a mountain hostel called Winkamawida. No Electricity just nature. If you have time stay there , you can do some fisching, walk, camp,... More 

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vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Best doing it with a rental car, even though you take chances driving on gravel road some of the way.There were crews paving the road in different areas, so I assume nexy year (if they don't run out of money - as is the norm in Argentina) it will be all paved. It is a beautiful ride where you can... More 

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Park City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful scenic drive but much of it is on a dusty dirt road winding through the mountains. Taking a tour bus may be preferable because the drive will beat up your car. If you are in San Martin de Los Andes for several days, take this drive but count on it taking an hour longer than what anybody tells you.

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