Bariloche. It is the main tourist destination in Patagonia. Located on the shores of the Nahuel Huapi Lake, Bariloche offers a wide range of services, accommodation and lake and land tours. Each season of the year provides a characteristic colourful landscape and different experiences. From this city, you can visit the south sector of the Nahuel Huapi National Park, or you can visit El Bolsón, Villa La Angostura and other nearby attractions.
San Martín de los Andes. A mountain city surrounded by forests. It has beaches, trails for hiking or biking, boat rides and many adventure activities. It is the starting point to visit the central and northern areas of the Lanín National Park, and to the south, the Route of the Seven Lakes.
Junín de los Andes. From this city, you can access the unique Lanín Volcano. Provincial Route 60 is a paved road surrounded by forests of monkey puzzle trees from where you will be able to see the northern side of the volcano. Likewise, Provincial Route 61 takes you close to the southern side, skirting the Huechulafquen and Paimún Lakes.
Villa La Angostura. 80 km to the north of Bariloche, in this mountain village protected by the Nahuel Huapi National Park, you will be able to watch birds and enjoy adventure experiences, such as horseback riding, biking, kayaking and trekking. Villa La Angostura is the doorway to the Los Arrayanes National Park and is the main southern city of the Route of the Seven Lakes.
El Bolsón. Between Esquel and Bariloche, the city of El Bolsón is a good destination to go for walks in the mountains through its network of portals and trails. El Bolsón invites you to visit Lago Puelo National Park, the Río Azul-Lago Escondido Protected Nature Area and the Epuyén Lake. If you keep travelling south, you will connect Esquel with the Los Alerces National Park.
Esquel. It is the city closest to the Los Alerces National Park, declared a World Heritage Site. Visit its green lakes and rivers, hike to the waterfall and the Alerzal Milenario, a sector of the Valdivian forest with larch trees of more than 2500 years old. To the south, between Esquel and Río Pico, you will find a paradise for trout sport fishing.
Villa Pehuenia and Caviahue. Villa Pehuenia is a mountain village to the north of Neuquén, surrounded by forests of monkey puzzle trees. You can use this village as a base to visit the Aluminé, Moquehue, Ñorquinco and Pulmarí Lakes. About 200 km to the north of Villa Pehuenia, you will find the village of Caviahue, where you can go hiking in its trails, walk in the mountains or just enjoy the Copahue hot springs.