Lago Steffen, San Carlos de Bariloche

(4.8/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Discover an impressive and inviting body of water in an unblemished area of Andean Patagonian forest at Lago Steffen. Go for a swim amid pristine wilderness in the glacial lake, whose surface area covers 5.9 sq km (2.3 sq mi). You won't find any shops or restaurants at the lake, so take the opportunity to snap pictures of an area of the world completely untouched by humanity. Because of the complete lack of local services, don't forget to bring plenty of water and food for your trip. A visit to Lago Steffen represents just the start of the adventure when you use our San Carlos de Bariloche vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • They recommended us to visit him since we were with auto. You have to go looking at the route because the cartel's income is very small. But it is easy to reach with GPS. And I recommend you to visit him because the place is beautiful. There is nothing more than the Lake and you! Is can make several trekkings included one very short of a waterfall. This little signposted but feel free to continue to view it because it's amazing to be so close to the water fall. Also there is a stretch of the Andes trail. We did a small tour to learn and we have the color of the river that surrounds the Lake: impressive! Do not miss it! The road is signposted with colors in them trunks of the trees. We lost ourselves, but clueless we are! haha! nothing serious.
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  • We hire rafting excursion and we moved to this beautiful place, which was the start of our adventure. Nice place to spend the day (you are in auto) and enjoy the river. The excursion a separate theme, was excellent. Service point limit, the guides provided it very cool and fun and good training, we had a hot day and we were able pull water, listen the solitude of the place and see unique landscapes which we could only see crossing the river. We made a stop and ate something in rio, a colasion of fruit and cereal bars. At the end of the tour we got to a campsite where we could change and they invited us a delicious lunch with delicious homemade meals and seasonal fruit. Highly recommended for who likes a bit of adrenaline. Did the family because we were with a girl of 9 years. It is not at all dangerous, kids do it since 4 years.
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  • very cute Lake, is enter after a few km of gravel road that it connect with the route 40. from there we started very nice tour of rafting on the river tame
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