Classic Argentinian Lake District

Enjoy the glistening lakes, verdant green scenery and iconic towns of the Argentine Lake District with the flexibility of driving yourselves. Delve deeper into some of the area’s stunning National Parks , and marvel at the snow capped Lanin volcano. This is the classic way to experience the Argentinian Lake District and is one of our most popular trips. You can combine this with ‘Classics’ in other parts of Chile and Argentina to tailor your 2-3 week holiday. Please enquire for further details.

6 Days

$1,069

Classic Argentinian Lake District - 6 - $1,069

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

  • Explore Arrayanes National Park, where there are some great walks and boat trips
  • Drive along the famous Seven Lakes road to San Martin de los Andes
  • Take a free day in San Martin de los Andes to enjoy this superb mountain town with many activities available 
  • Finally drive back to Bariloche, you'll drive along good roads and past many different ranches 

Start from Bariloche and end at Bariloche

Landmarks visited on Classic Argentinian Lake District

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Bariloche, drive Villa La Angostura

Upon arrival you will pick up your rental car at the airport and make your way to your hotel. The drive round the shore of the lake is short but very beautiful, a great introduction to the Lake District. 

Length of drive: 1 hour, 80km

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel, Villa la Angostura


Day 2: Free Day in Villa la Angostura

This is a free day to explore the Arrayanes National Park, where there are some great walks, or maybe take a boat trip out on the lake.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel, Villa la Angostura


Day 3: Villa la Angostura to San Martin de los Andes

Great day today, as you will be driving along the famous Seven Lakes road to San Martin de los Andes. Although it is not far, the drive will involve several stops for photos.

Length of drive: 4 hours, 167km

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel, San Martin de los Andes


Day 4: Free day San Martin de los Andes

Today is a free day so you can enjoy this superb mountain town. We recommend that you make a visit to the Lanin Volcano and Huechulaufquen National Park. There is a also the world class Chapelco golf course nearby. Overnight in San Martin de los Andes.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel, San Martin de los Andes


Day 5: San Martin de los Andes to Bariloche

Drive back to Bariloche on a paved road in good conditions. The road today is different to the one you took from Bariloche to San Martin de los Andes. You will drive along good roads and past different estancias (ranches). 

Length of drive: 3.5 hours, 260km

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel, Bariloche


Day 6: Return your car to our rep at the airport before catching your flight.

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

If you want to combine the Chilean and Argentinian Lake Districts you could end this trip with a boat trip taking you across the border to Chile.

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $1,069 per person for a complete group. If you are looking to join a group or you are a solo traveller we will help to form likeminded groups of travellers. Please let us know your travel plans.

The trip can also run on a private basis to fit around your plans. Departures may be tailored and can be set up on a date of your choice. Please note that there is a higher price for smaller groups. Please enquire for further details.

The price above is based on Standard hotels for $1,069 per person

The price based on Superior hotels is $1,340 per person

The price based on Luxury hotels is $2,253 per person

Prices valid until 30/04/2018

Includes

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Meals stated without drinks unless stated
  • 6 days medium car rental (Chevrolet Prisma or similar) with insurance (excesses do apply) with 1400km allowance
  • Airport pick up surcharge
  • Hotel & car hire taxes
  • Trip Notes & Route Maps & hotel maps
  • Pre-tour self drive briefing in your hotel in Buenos Aires (availability/itinerary allowing)
  • Concierge assistance 24/7 from our Buenos Aires & Salta offices

Excludes

  • Flights 
  • Meals not indicated in itinerary
  • Personal expenses and equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Any visa, passport and vaccination expenses

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