Nahuel Huapi - San Carlos de Bariloche - Argentina

Bariloche & The Lake District

 

San Carlos de Bariloche - Patagonia - Argentina

Not only is this region a dazzlingly beautiful expanse of lakes, snow capped mountains, and colourful temperate forests, it is also home to the city of Bariloche - a favourite among Argentines and foreigners alike.  Founded by a German-Chilean immigrant, this attractive Andean city is known for its Swiss Alpine style of architecture, and is a hub for those wanting to take part in one of the many activities that are available in this area.

 

These activities include skiing and snowboarding (mid-June to mid-October), mountain biking, trekking, whitewater rafting, horse riding, and even diving.  Those wanting a more relaxing stay will also find that Bariloche is the perfect destination, and it is possible to unwind as you enjoy spectacular lake vistas.

 

Bariloche tours include:

 

Civic Centre - San Carlos de Bariloche - Argentina

Circuito Chico Day Tour - This tour starts in San Carlos de Bariloche, and visits a number of interesting spots along 60 km. (37 mi.) of the shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake. This includes an excursion to Panoramic Point - known for its stunning views of the surrounding area.  This is the perfect spot to appreciate this vast landscape.

 

San Martín and the 7 Lakes - On this tour you will be taken to the peaceful town of San Martin de los Andes, on the shores of Lake Lacar situated only 25 miles from the Chilean border.  This quiet but attractive town is surrounded by the Lanin National Park, and is a great location for fighing.  During the summer months, this is a popular location for horse riding, trekking and of course, lake excursions.