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Argentina's Lake District Biking

Argentina, South America

from $4,698* per person 7 Days December-March
Luxury accommodations Exertion level: 5
Operator: Backroads 24 people max
  • Bariloche airport, argentina
  • Active & Adventure trips
Everyone who comes here feels like they're the first. It's an incredible feeling like you're on an expedition of one. Land on the shores of the Quetrihué Peninsula and stand among the arrayán trees that are more than 300 years old. Embark on an epic ride through the Seven Lakes region, and be blown away by the endless beauty of riding through Argentina's three national parks. You'll find yourself describing every incredible view to the people you're with because they couldn't have seen what you did. No one could have. Patagonia is your discovery.

    Pedal amid emerald lakes, jagged snow-covered Andes peaks
    The Patagonian Steppe, an arid desert just north of the lush Lakes District
    Tango lessons and maté tasting
    The world-famous Llao Llao resort, an Argentine national treasure
    Epic mountain biking journey through three National Parks



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Argentina, South America

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 Days 1-2 The world-famous Llao Llao resort, a national treasure where we sip yerba mate like the gauchos and savor gourmet cuisine  Soak up mountain vistas as you pedal along quiet scenic roads with remarkable views of shimmering Lago Nahuel Huapi, the jagged spires of Mount Catedral and the glaciers of Mount Tronador Your feet may take you to Lago Perito Moreno - or to the spa!

Days 3-4 At a private home, feast on authentic Argentine asado (barbecue) and enjoy homemade empanadas  Ready for an exciting ride? A technical single-track trail on the Quetrihué Peninsula leads past cinnamon-colored arrayán trees and tiny pudú deer in Los Arrayanes National Park  Bike, fish, kayak or just relax at our elegant lodge  Taste acclaimed regional wines and move to the local rhythm as you learn the tango.

Day 5 Emerald lakes, snow-covered Andes peaks and the spellbinding Seven Lakes region  Like a young Che Guevara, two-wheel it along the Continental Divide through some of Argentina's most spectacular scenery; it's a ride you'll never forget!

Days 6-7 Bike through territory belonging to the indigenous Mapuche people Scope out an artisans market in San Martín de los Andes for wood handicrafts, sauco jam and other delightful treasures Visit with a world-renowned artist Explore pristine Lanín National Park.

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