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

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best trip in the San Martin area. Amazing and unforgettable views of the lakes. A full day trip to drive and see all the lakes and end in bariloche or return. A great way to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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142 reviews 142 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

best trip in the San Martin area. Amazing and unforgettable views of the lakes. A full day trip to drive and see all the lakes and end in bariloche or return. A great way to transfers between the two great towns. About a $55 ticket per person through LS travel or another agency.

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Tampa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The Lake district is lovely. Beautiful lakes, mountain views, desert microclimates, interesting rock formations. Instead of taking the day tours, I took public buses because I had over a week and wanted to plan my own schedule. Suggest buy tickets to and from a few days in advance or at least a day before to make sure get on. There... More 

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Llanquihue, Los Lagos, Chile
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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61 reviews 61 reviews
43 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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