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Argentina's Patagonia Lake District Multi-Adventure Tour - For Families with Teens & Kids

Epic Peaks, Lakes & Gaucho Culture

Best for ages 9+ (Ages 4+ ok) | Min. age to ride own bike: 9+

Family — Teens & Kids

7 days 6 nights

Activity Level: 1-3

Premiere Hotels

From: $5,899 - $6,449 pp dbl occ

($1,200 for sgl occ)

If you're blown away by Argentina's national parks, just imagine your kids. Breathlessly narrating every magical encounter to the person next to them. A dousing by a mountain waterfall. A fresh empanada, the new best food ever. A shimmering lake nestled against the majestic Andes. As they discover it all, you'll feel like the first ones that were ever here.

Argentina Patagonia Lake District Family Multi-Adventure Tour map
Argentina Patagonia Lake District Family Multi-Adventure Tour map


Start San Martín de los Andes / End Llao Llao (16 miles from Bariloche) or Bariloche

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.


  • Experience an unforgettable family adventure hiking, biking, kayaking and horseback riding amid emerald lakes and Andean peaks
  • Dance the tango and learn about the local culture as you make empanadas, enjoy wine tastings and savor an asado meal in a private home
  • Boat across Lake Nahuel Huapi in the eponymous national park and hike in remote parts of pristine Isla Victoria
  • Engage the younger set with a rock-climbing adventure, a private craft workshop with a famous artisan and a special kids-only dinner


Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
7 Days Premiere Hotels*
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Days 1-2

Hike on a private ranch and savor a traditional home-cooked lunch | Saddle up for a horseback ride with views of Lake Lolog | Explore pristine Lanín National Park and take in vistas of Lácar Lake by bike and foot | Youngsters enjoy a special evening with an accomplished Argentine artisan | Adults visit the gallery of a world-renowned artist in San Martín de los Andes.

Exterior view of the Casona del Alto
Casona del Alto
San Martín de los Andes
| *Casual Hotel

Boasting an ideal location about 15 minutes from the city center in the Seven Lakes region, Casona del Alto is a cozy mountain-style retreat surrounded by views of the Andes. (pool)

Days 3-4

Enjoy the many beautiful lakes, rivers and streams en route to the town of Villa La Angostura | Walk to the stunning Cascada Ñivinco, in a landscape highlighted by waterfalls and lake vistas | Sip yerba maté and savor gourmet cuisine | Kayak the crystal-blue waters of Lago Espejo (Mirror Lake) | Kids have the chance to learn the ins and outs of rock climbing | At a private home, taste acclaimed local wines while feasting on authentic Argentine asado and homemade treats | Move to the rhythm as you learn the tango and regional folkloric dances.

Exterior view of Correntoso Lake & River Hotel.
Correntoso Lake & River Hotel
Villa La Angostura
| Premiere Hotel

This lodge is beautifully decorated with fine woodwork and elegant furniture, set against the lovely backdrop of Lake Nahuel Huapi. A Small Luxury Hotels of the World member. (pool, spa)

Days 5-7

Embark on a private boat excursion across Lake Nahuel Huapi, hike on pristine Isla Victoria and dig into a gourmet picnic | Pedal along scenic roads with views of blue-green lakes, the spiked spires of Cerro Catedral and the glaciers of Cerro Tronador | Learn how to make empanadas with a local chef | Go canoeing, fly fish, or try your hand at archery at Llao Llao Resort, Golf & Spa, a national treasure | Explore Cerro Llao Llao on foot.

Aerial view of the Llao Llao Resort, Golf & Spa
Llao Llao Resort, Golf & Spa
Llao Llao
| Premiere Hotel

One of Argentina's finest properties, this National Historic Landmark features a stunning setting in the foothills of the Andes and a history of hosting world leaders and diplomats. Travel + Leisure World's Best. (pool, spa)

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.

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Activity Level: 1-3

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.

Route notes

The biking terrain on this trip includes a mix of paved and unpaved roads with some stretches of rugged terrain and sandy sections, making the routes feel more challenging than the mileage may suggest. The hiking terrain is characterized by dirt trails (be prepared for dust!) with some steep sections. Liberal van support is incorporated into the itinerary and mileage is moderate to enable you to spend more time exploring on your own.

Daily Route Options

* Includes shuttle.
Day 1
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 3 miles | 500 ft. gain
Level 1 | 3 miles | 600 ft. gain
Horseback Riding (2-3 hours) | min. age: 8+
Day 2
Level 1 | 6 miles* | 600 ft. gain
Level 1 | 9 miles* | 700 ft. gain
Level 2 | 12 miles | 1500 ft. gain
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 3 miles* | 600 ft. gain
Level 2 | 5 miles | 800 ft. gain
Just For Kids
Local Artisan Workshop in San Martin de los Andes (2.5 hours) | min. age: 6+
Dinner in Town
Day 3
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 2 miles | 400 ft. gain
Level 1 | 3 miles | 200 ft. gain
Level 1 | 3 miles | 700 ft. gain
Tango Dancing Performance & Class
Day 4
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 2 miles | 200 ft. gain
Level 3 | 2 miles | 1500 ft. gain
on Lago Espejo (2.5 hours) | no min. age
Just For Kids
Rock Climbing (2 hours) | min. age: 6+
Day 5
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 2 miles | 300 ft. gain
Level 1 | 2 miles | 300 ft. gain
Level 2 | 4 miles | 500 ft. gain
Private Boat Excursion on Lake Nahuel Huapi to Victoria Island (2.5 hours)
Day 6
Level 1 | 5 miles* | 500 ft. gain
Level 1 | 9 miles* | 1000 ft. gain
Level 1 | 12 miles* | 1200 ft. gain
Level 2 | 24 miles | 2200 ft. gain
Level 3 | 29 miles | 2600 ft. gain
Family: Empanada Making with Local Chef (1 hour)
Afternoon Optional Activities at Llao Llao Hotel
Day 7
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 4 miles | 400 ft. gain
Level 2 | 5 miles | 900 ft. gain
Trip End in Llao Llao, Bariloche, or Bariloche airport

What's Included

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

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Local Bike Generic Image
Local Bike Generic Image
Local Bike

Included in your trip price

On this trip where Backroads custom titanium bikes are not available, local bikes of comparable quality, and well suited for the terrain, are offered.

Child's Bike
Child's Bike
Kids' Bikes

Included in your trip price

Backroads is the only travel company to manufacture its own line of kid's bikes. While the wheels might be small, the performance is big—it's the perfect choice for kids. On our Family Trips, you'll find 20" and 24" bikes.

Burley Kazoo Trailer Bike
Burley Kazoo Trailer Bike
Trailer Bike

Included in your trip price

The Burley Kazoo trailer bike, for children up to 85 pounds, attaches to an adult bike with your child providing some of the pedal power for a real team effort! It's ideal for kids who aren't yet ready for bike touring. 

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Straight talk

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Terrain, Traffic & Hiking Trail Support

The Lake District's beautiful yet rugged topography limits the number of available roads. Although we've carefully crafted this itinerary to feature a mix of the region's most scenic paved and dirt road-biking routes, at times we encounter small trafficked areas, as well as a few sections of dirt roads with loose rocks and sand. Of course, you're always welcome to jump in the shuttle to avoid the busier or rougher sections of the route. Our hikes through Patagonia's captivating terrain follow rocky and sometimes uneven paths, many of which are remote and do not intersect with roads. Vehicles will get us to and from the trailheads, but the nature of these trails is such that we won't see our vehicles along the route. Ample trail support in the form of water, snacks, and encouragement is provided by your Backroads leaders and local guides.

Leaders & Local Guides

Trips with a small number of guests may be supported by one Backroads Trip Leader and team of knowledgeable local guides. There will always be at least two people hiking on the trail with you.

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