Located in Chubut Province, this beautiful city offers all comfort and the best panoramas to enjoy the mountain, since it is surrounded by hills of up to 2000 meters. There, it is possible to realize all kinds of outdoor activities.
It has many attractions, such as La Hoya skiing center, with an excellent quality of snow and a long winter season. Also, it is Los Alerces National Park, with the beautiful Futalaufquén Lake, centenary trees, and several wild Patagonian fauna, such as mountain lions, pudú, and araucanian dove.
Other attractions of the zone are La Trochita, a tour through the Patagonian Express, which takes the visitors to the Aboriginal Culture Museum, to know the handicraft and the Mapuche culture.
Esquel is also outstanding for its delicious Patagonian kitchen, with specialties, such as the trout, the lamb, and hundreds of accommodation alternatives, including camping areas to enjoy directly the nature.
Attractions: Mountains, natural parks, culture, gastronomy, flora, fauna.
Ski, trekking, climbing, rafting, sport fishing, camping, ridings.
How to get there: All year long, specially in winter to enjoy the ski season.
When to go: By land, from Neuquén, through National Roads 40, 234, from Buenos Aires, through National Road 22, beside many others national roads from all the cities of the country. Airway, flights from Bariloche to Esquel Airport
Weather: Cold, with temperatures of 32 Celsius degree in summer and -20 Celsius degree in winter.
Services: Transportation, accommodations, food.
Surroundings: Trevelin, San Martín de los Andes, Bariloche.