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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  • October 6, 2017
    Not to be missed. Do not stop making this tratecto between the angostura and sma. The route is impeccable. Just be careful with the snow or frost.
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  • October 6, 2017
    If litter to the South is something that you have to stop doing the tour did not in my car so that enjoy full a better Lake which in some you can download (permitting the dirt road) but from the viewpoints that are on the same route 40 the see the wonder each Lake has its charm really you can not choose one are all beautiful everything is free is no charge or toll or input everything is on the same route as some of this in very good condition according to where you start from villa angostura towards sa n martin of the andes, or vice versa is the tour but if you can do it in two days the first day for the routing of the lakes and the second to admire with more time one by one you will not regret is actually of film with the landscapes that you found.
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  • October 2, 2017
    Those who like Lakes and forests can not miss this route. In addition to get at the different viewpoints, entering the camping and recreation, is very special, which is opposite the mirror Chico Lake and river Ruca Malen.
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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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