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7 Lakes Route from Bariloche

Discover the Andes’ forest, snowy peaks and crystalline lakes in Patagonia

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1 day
Spanish and Portuguese.
Starts: 7:30 AM at your accommodation in Bariloche
Ends: At your accommodation in Bariloche at 7:30 PM
Free cancellation!
The path of the Seven Lakes is a classic tour through the Andes’ forests of Patagonia, Argentina. This road trip will take you to most emblematic places in the area.

You will visit three cities, two national parks and eight lakes. Eight? You read that right. Nahuel Huapi, a glacier lake that is twice the size of Buenos Aires City, will accompany us throughout the entire way. This tour is ideal for those who want to travel the seven lakes route in one day. It also does not require physical effort, so it is recommended for all types of travelers.

Extensive forests, snowy peaks and crystal clear water... A day of pure disconnection and natural beauty. You will travel 220 miles (355 km), and you will have free time to eat and walk around San Martín de Los Andes and Villa La Angostura. Will you taste their famous chocolates?

Tour details


  • Pick up and return to your hotel located in Bariloche’s city center
  • Tour guide
  • Transportation in minivan

Not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance to National Park

Important information

The tour has a guaranteed daily departure throughout the year. 

Children under 3 years old can do it for free as long as they do not occupy seats. 

Cancellation policy

If you cancel with more than 48 hours in advance, you will receive 100% refund of the paid amount. You'll be charged the total price if you cancel in the 48 hours before the tour starts or in case of no show.

Tour itinerary

Day 1 - Bariloche - San Martín de Los Andes - Villa La Angostura

7 : 30 AM

Pick up in Bariloche

The tour starts with the pickup at your accommodation. Depending on your location, the bus will pick you up between 7:30 and 8:00 in the morning. Once the group is ready in Bariloche, you will head to Villa La Angostura. Here you will make a first short stop, we will have time to visit it later.

7 lakes road
9 : 00 AM

Route of the Seven Lakes

The tour of the lakes begins! You will pass by Correntoso, Espejo, Escondido, Villarino, Falkner and Machonico lakes. Cold, large, and majestic: each of the lakes has something special. Colors range from turquoise to emerald green.

Seven lakes landscape

Lago Espejo

The Lago Espejo, if you are lucky to find it on a calm day, perfectly reflects the surroundings in the water and creates a unique landscape, that is why it is translated as “Mirror Lake”. All along the route of the seven lakes there are viewpoints, from where you will enjoy and take spectacular pictures. Will you dare to dip your feet in meltwater?

Lago Espejo landscape
12 : 30 PM

Route to San Martín de los Andes 

At noon, you will arrive in San Martín de Los Andes, the famous village nestled in a valley. You will have 2 hours free to have lunch and walk around the city on the shores of Lake Lácar. The guides will guide you to choose the best places to visit and enjoy the best local gastronomy.

San Martin de Los Andes Lacar Lake
2 : 30 PM

Villa la Angostura

After lunch, you will start your way back to Villa La Angostura and you will have time to visit this beautiful village, where the shortest river in the world is located: the Correntoso River. It is so short that you will be able to see its source and mouth at a glance.

Villa La Angostura

Cucu Schulz Confectionery

The alpine wooden constructions and its colorful vegetation make Villa La Angostura known as the “Garden of Patagonia”. You will have a snack in a traditional German-Argentinean confectionery: Cucu Schulz. When you try a bite of their delicious cakes, you will understand why everyone is obsessed about this place.

Cucu Schulz Confectionery
7 : 00 PM

Return to Bariloche

We will return to Bariloche around 7:00 PM. To end the 7 Lakes Route  from Bariloche, the transfer will take you to your accommodation, ready to rest and go out for dinner in the city after an unforgettable day.

Bariloche Rio Negro

What to bring to 7 Lakes Route from Bariloche

  • Warm clothing (all year round)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Cash for possible additional expenses (in Argentine pesos)
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera

Where does the tour 7 Lakes Route from Bariloche start

Getting to Bariloche is easy, there are good road connections, either by bus or private vehicle. Going from Buenos Aires, La Pampa or even Chile is not complicated.

There are also regular flights to Bariloche airport and rail service from Viedma.

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