Leaving Bariloche to the west, the road winds gently along the shores of the Nahuel Huapi Lake with spectacular views of the Andean mountain range in the distance and the ever-changing colours of the lake in the foreground. As we drive along Bustillo Avenue to the right we come across Bonita Beach and the little Huemul Island. Further along the road Campanario Bay and Peak come into sight. The Chairlift here invites you to marvel at one of the most impressive views of lakes and imposing Andean Peaks. As you enjoy the view from this privileged panoramic point you can enjoy a coffee or have a snack.
The 360º panorama delivers beautiful views of the Nahuel Huapi and Perito Moreno lakes, the Clover lagoon, the San Pedro peninsula and the Llao Llao Hotel, Victoria Island and the peaks of the Otto, López, Goye and Cathedral Mountains as well as the spread of the city of Bariloche itself.
Back on the road, the highlight after the San Pedro peninsula is charming Llao Llao Peninsula, heralded by the ancient San Eduardo chapel which stands on a hill overlooking the lake, as well as the small but nonetheless important port of Puerto Pañuelo, directly below the famous Llao Llao hotel. If you are lucky and the day is clear, Mt. Tronador might burst into sight with its snow capped ridge holding the highest peak in the region.
The road continues along the lakeshore, crossing the Angostura River which links the Moreno and Nahuel Huapi lakes coming to López Bay, at the foot of the mountain it homes. Here we approach another unique lookout spot. The drive then crosses the bridge over the Moreno Lake and along the Clover Lagoon to finally reach the Bustillo Avenue again towards Bariloche city.
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