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San Carlos de Bariloche

A City of more than 100,000 inhabitants, founded on the 3rd May 1902. In the Rio Negro province of Argentina in the foothill of the Andes, Bariloche is home to Cerro Catedral, one of the most important skiing areas in South America.

Altitude: 770m
Distance from Buenos Aires: 1650km
Visitors per year: 1,000,000 approx.

Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi

Founded in 1934, Nahuel Huapi Nation Park is Argentina's oldest. Covering an area of 7050 KM2. There are many lakes in the Park, the largest being Lago Nahuel Huapi, and this area is also know as the Argentine lake District

National Park entrance fees apply to certain entry points (Pampa Linda & Boat trips to Bosque Arrayanes/Isla Victoria). If you enter at these locations the fees are as follows: Residents $8, Foreigners AR$ 250.

Trekking Season

The Trekking Season Runs from December to April, although there can still be snow on some of the mountain passes in the early season.


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