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. By using our San Martin de los Andes trip itinerary maker, you can arrange your visit to Route of the Seven Lakes and other attractions in San Martin de los Andes.
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  • We did this drive in not perfect weather but it was still beautiful! The road is very good but quite curvy, it took us a lot longer than we had expected as we stopped a lot to take in the scenery and ...  more »
  • A must-do for anyone visiting, or living in Patagonia. We did this drive after MANY years, and it was as marvellous as the first time we went. Hint - the road wasn't paved then. The autumn colours wer...  more »
  • The drive from San Carlos de Bariloche to San Martin de los Andes on Route 40 has absolutely beautiful scenery. We stopped for lunch in Villa La Angostura a very quaint town. You will want to stop at ...  more »