The Lake District

Best time to go and how to get there

The Lake District: When to Go

The Lake District is glorious from spring to autumn, and Bariloche itself is very busy in January and February. Trekking is best from January, as the higher paths may still have snow on them until then, and is generally fine until the end of March. You'll find fewer tourists in March and April.

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TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

Getting There

NB, please do not rely solely on this information for your travel planning.

INTERNAL FLIGHTS: Try Aerolineas Argentinas and LATAM.

BY BUS: With Via Bariloche and Andesmar.

For information on international travel to Buenos Aires, see our guide on getting to Argentina.

Getting Around

From Bariloche, hire a car to access more remote places and to make the most of the landscapes. See our car rental recommendations.

Alternatively, many places can be reached by bus; Via Bariloche connects main towns, and within Bariloche there are frequent buses along the lakeshore to Llao Llao, and up to Cerro Catedral for starting hikes and going skiing. Cyclists can hire bikes - though be aware that the terrain is rough.