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Seven lakes self-drive

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Follow the Seven Lakes route through unspoiled lake district scenery; a hire car offers you unparalleled freedom.

This stunning route links two of the lake district’s most scenic areas, the National Parks of Lanin and Nahuel Huapi. It’s a pristine hinterland of forest-fringed lakes framed by the soaring Andes – the very essence of the great outdoors.

We organise your car hire and accommodation but self-driving in Argentina becomes your own adventure the moment you get behind the wheel: pause to admire the views wherever the mood takes you, and enjoy unrivalled access to secluded beauty spots other visitors seldom reach.

You’ll pick up your car in lakeside Bariloche, a distinctly alpine town overlooked by snowy peaks. From here the road winds past glassy blue lakes and ancient forests to arrive in the picturesque mountain village of Villa La Angostura before slicing through remote wilderness and reaching pretty San Martín de Los Andes.

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Argentina / Patagonia

Self-drive Argentina: Patagonia, lake district and Perito Moreno

16 days from £5,090pp

(based on two people sharing & excluding flights)

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