San Martín De Los Andes And The Seven Lakes Day Trip From Bariloche

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Overview

Venture along the Road of the Seven Lakes from Bariloche to San Martn de los Andes, a charming mountain town situated between Andean peaks on the picturesque shores of glacial Lcar 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 Martn!

Highlights

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

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Start your journey north to San Martn de los Andes from San Carlos de Bariloche upon hotel pickup by your guide. Relax 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.

Bordering 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.)

Following 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 Lcar Lake (Lago Lcar), where the charming town of San Martn de los Andes is nestled between high mountain peaks.

Youll have about three hours to spend at your leisure in San Martn, 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 Martn and the Swiss Alpine architectural style of its wood cabins and quaint shops.

On 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.

Inclusions for San Martín De Los Andes And The Seven Lakes Day Trip From Bariloche

  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions for San Martín De Los Andes And The Seven Lakes Day Trip From Bariloche

  • Food and drinks

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Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Note: there are stops to purchase snacks during the day, but it is recommended that you bring your own lunch

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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9 Traveler Reviews

  • Ok, long drive and the car broke down. Guide was nice.

  • Unfortunately Patagonia weather is unpredictable so we weren't able to see all the beautiful scenery. However, the tour itself is well-planned in terms of stops for food as well as scenic. Also, Claudio our driver and Pato our guide were really great! They really listened and customized the tour to the people on it. It was a great time!

  • Great tour to see Patagonia

  • A great tour, wonderful guide who accommodated us though we were the only English speakers in the group. A relaxing and informative way to see this beautiful area.

  • Stunning scenery, informative guides

  • A nice day trip with beautiful scenery but grossly overpriced for what is actually included. All the tour consists of is driving you around to the lakes to stop for 5 minutes for pictures and leaving you in San Martin for a few hours on your own. I sort of expected this from the description but thought the scenery would be so overwhelming as to justify the price - in my opinion it wasn't. If you are comfortable driving then hire a car or even consider hiring a taxi for the day. The description said 3hrs in San Martin and get back around 5pm. We only had 2hrs in San Martin and got back at 7pm. Also alot of the shops in San Martin are closed from about 1pm to 5pm anyway. While the lakes are beautiful to see the tour should have at least included lunch for the price. On a positive note, the guide spoke excellent English and was very good.

  • Beautiful landscapes.

  • The trip through the 7 lake country with the snow capped Andes as a backdrop was spectacular. We had an awesome guide, and despite the fact my wife and I were the only English speaking people on the bus, our guide took the time to describe everything to us in English. A great trip at a reasonable price.

  • Well organized excursion and the stop over at San Martin is really very nice. I enjoyed it most.

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