Route of the 7 lakes. This beautiful circuit extends between Bariloche, Villa La Angostura and San Martín de los Andes. Summer, and (why not autumn), the best time to go.
What you have to know to do the Route of the 7 lakes
This beautiful circuit extends between Bariloche, Villa La Angostura and San Martín de los Andes. Summer, and (why not autumn), the best time to go.
Route of the 7 lakes , between Bariloche, Villa La Angostura and San Martín de los Andes, can be done by day through the signalized viewpoint circuit. You can also stay in campsites enabled for this purpose, you can camp or, even, there are perfectly equipped bedrooms.
As for transport, the most comfortable is to do it by car to choose the stops and detours at ease. Another option that became very popular is to do it by bike, and that the asphalt is in perfect condition, and there are many places to load water and several camps along the way. A great combination is to do it with both types of mobility.
The tour usually begins in San Carlos de Bariloche, bordering Lake Nahuel Huapi, and the second that travelers receive is Lake Mirror, with the possibility of stopping at the viewpoint or on the beach of the free campsite to rest or bathe in its waters. From this point, you can take a two-hour hike to a quiet beach on Lake Correntoso. A few kilometers ahead, a two-kilometer road that goes to the campsite and the Espejo Chico beach, where the Ruca Malen river flows.
Continuing along the route is the viewpoint corresponding to Lake Correntoso.
The next one is Lake Escondido, whose image is at the bottom of the culture and the lush vegetation that can be seen from the viewpoint. In the next hostel there is a postcard in front of the other: on one side, Lake Villarino; In front, Falkner Lake. Only two kilometers away is the impressive Vuliñanco waterfall, which can also be seen from a viewpoint.
It’s over seven!
Moving along Route 40, and as part of the Lanín National Park, is the Machónico Lake, guarded by numerous hills that are covered by snow in the winter, and finally, the great Lácar Lake, which welcomes San Martin of the Andes.
Within this tour, we also have the possibility to deviate and find other water mirrors and incredible places, such as Lake Hermoso, Villa and Lake Traful, Lake Meliquina and the Partido stream, etc.
Taking into account the gigantic and admirable Lake Nahuel Huapi which can be found a few of the route, the name “7 lakes” is small for this unique circuit.
The Route of the 7 Lakes is the perfect place to enjoy the nature of our south. In addition to admiring them, it is possible to bathe in its waters, practice fishing, paddle or kayak and other activities.