Santa Rosa (La Pampa). It has an airport and is the northern gateway to the Patagonian Steppe Route. As it lies in the centre of the country, it is connected with different roads towards the 4 cardinal points. About 227 kilometres away, you will find Lihué Calel National Park, in the heart of the province. In a landscape of plains, you will be able to walk through hill ranges of volcanic origin with peaks 600 metres high.
Neuquén Capital City. It has good air and land route connectivity, and is the starting point for you to discover the Neuquén Dinosaur Route, Laguna Blanca National Park and the winery circuit of Alto Valle.
Viedma and Bariloche (Río Negro). Great places to set out on your trip across the steppe. These cities have airports and are connected via National Route 23. If you want to enjoy a different experience, the Patagonian Train connects these cities. Both the road and the train will border the Somuncurá Plateau, amidst solitary and wild landscapes that invite visitors to discover the lesser-known side of Patagonia.
Puerto Madryn, Trelew and Esquel (Chubut). These cities have airports and are connected by National Route 25, a road that crosses the region. You can reach must-see places such as the monumental reddish outcrops of Los Altares and Piedra Parada, a solitary totem rising in the steppe.
Comodoro Rivadavia (Chubut). This city also has an airport. From here to the west, you will pass by the petrified forests of Sarmiento and the Musters Lake, two of the must-see attractions along this route. To the south, Bosques Petrificados de Jaramillo National Park invites you to discover the most outstanding fossil plant deposits in Argentina and the largest petrified trees in the world.
Río Gallegos and El Calafate (Santa Cruz). Both cities have an airport and will allow you to discover the south of Patagonia via the shortest way and to connect the sea to the glaciers.