Route of the Seven Lakes, San Martin de los Andes

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Route of the Seven Lakes connects some of the region's most important bodies of water by road. The 107 km (66.5 mi) route, which connects San Martin de los Andes and Villa La Angostura, winds through Andean scenery of mountains, forests, and waterways, passing through two different national parks along the way. Drive along the road to enjoy sweeping views over the lakes, many carved out by glaciers millions of years ago. Be sure to bring your camera, as you'll find plenty of viewpoints and stops offering panoramic shots of the surrounding area. Though the Nahuel Hapi and Escondido lakes are perhaps the best known, plenty of other smaller lakes also line the route. Plan your Route of the Seven Lakes visit and explore what else you can see and do in San Martin de los Andes using our San Martin de los Andes online vacation planner .
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  • the feeling of beauty and nature, is inexplicable immensity of my province natal that I love... recommended 100%, only recommend care collect their trash and do not throw cigarettes, be kind to nature
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  • a travel inolvidale, depart from san Martín and after 3 hours we made the circuit stopping one hour for lunch at beautiful Lake, the best to repeat a thousand times
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  • Beautiful landscapes, pure nature! From start to finish, not to be missed. San Martín de los Andes, we left at 8 pm. very early to take advantage of the day, we buy invoices in bread and Chocolate, very near Route 40. The car had rented it the previous evening, (a datito outside, buy a trout in the fish from Patagonia, very close to here.) Spectacular). We did all the Paradores remaining us right, trying to do a little more, some walk far could go down, take pictures through the foliage with landscape in the background. Everything is marked so you can do it on your own. We arrived at Bahia Manzano for lunch, buy cold drinks and lunch a little higher up, in the Woods sitting on logs in front to the Nahuel Huapi Lake! We did everything very relaxed. Back my spouse wanted to go to Villa Traful, are approximately 40 kms of gravel, seems a WRC circuit. And you get to Lake Traful, it is not very different to all the landscapes that you are seeing, but the road is entertaining. Then we stopped the Faulkner Lake which has a beach beautiful and from there to the Pil Pil viewpoint to see the Sun. We arrived to SMA again at 20,15 o'clock. I Cook the trout, which had previously left it with black pepper and salt, added you butter, the small potatoes with a minimum prior cooking and everything watered with a good wine to celebrate! I hope to serve the data! Giant Hug, Clau
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Where to stay in San Martin de los Andes

Only a small portion of San Martin de los Andes actually touches Lake Lacar, but it's there that most of the best accommodations can be found. Cozy ski chalets and lodges make up the majority of places to stay here, although a few budget hostels offer something for travelers with limited means. During peak times, the town center can get quite noisy at night. Stay a few minutes out of town for a quieter experience with memorable views.
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