Neuquen is located at the west of the country, limiting on the north with Mendoza and with Chile on the west. Being the northern part of the Patagonia Argentina this province already counts with the beautiful Patagonian landscapes. Here you will be able to see enormous lakes surrounded by mountains which allows travelers a great variety of activities to do like trekking, rafting, fishing and skiing among others.
What to visit in the northern Patagonia region:
Caviahue- Copahue is a small town located in the north of the Neuquen province, known for its tranquility in summer due to its location being kind of far from the most touristic places of Neuquen.Caviahue-Copahue is mainly visited for its thermal baths and the Caviahue ski resort as well for other beautiful touristic places.
What can you visit beyond the Thermal Baths and the Sky resort?
Salto del Agrio
Located at 20km from Caviahue-Copahue in the Rio Agrio you will find this amazing cascade.
Lago Caviahue is located at 15km from Caviahue-Copahue.
If you don’t have that much time I recommend taking the Ruta 40 to the south and visit Junin de Los Andes.
“In the summer of this year, I visited Junín de Los Andes, it is a very beautiful place, very friendly people, calm and surrounded by landscapes. On the hill is the Via Cristi, it is a path in which during its journey you find statues that show the life and work of Christ. Statues have Mapuche faces, indigenous people of the sector. In addition, you will find handicrafts made in the area. Definitely, a place to be visited”.
This city is located in the south of the province of Neuquén, on the east coast of Lake Lácar. Tourism in San Martin de Los Andes has grown so much that it has become one of the most important tourist spots in the Patagonian region. The Chapelco Hill, Lanín National Park or The road of the Seven Lakes are some of the places to visit in San Martin de Los Andes related to its landscaping. In addition, there is a lot of mountain trekking to do for each level of experience. Learn More…>
From Junin de Los Andes or San Martin de Los Andes, you can visit the Lanin Volcano
Located in the Lanin national park, the glaciers of its summit can be explored and ascended to the same summit of the volcano in a day or two. It is not a difficult trek but any attempt has to be made together with an accredited guide.
Ruta de Los Siete Lagos, From San Martin to Villa la Angostura
It is a very picturesque and entertaining road, here you’ll see a lot of landscapes! If you do it by bus it is recommended to reserve the left side. If you prefer hiking it is nice to make it along the lakes, you will be able to see several birds and boats.
Villa la Angostura, lakes, forests and mountains…
Villa La Angostura is a small town located 100 kilometers from San Carlos de Bariloche, famous center of Sky in Patagonia Argentina. Located in the northern sector of the Nahuel Huapi National Park, it is surrounded by lakes, forests, mountains and in its little streets full of flowers. Here you have a beautiful pier from where you can make different excursions on Lake Nahuel Huapi.
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