Distance to the city of Neuquén from Buenos Aires is 1.156 kms and
to Bariloche 436 kms. You can go skiing in Cerro Chapelco from June to September
(lately from May to October) Adventure tourism is possible trekking in mountains
and forest surroundings, rafting and canoeing in rivers, horse riding, hiking
or mountain biking along footpaths. Photographic safaris and camping.
Bird watching in the Laguna Blanca National Park and sailing on the lakes
Lacar and Nonthúe. Places to see are Lanin, "the extinguished volcano
of the mapuches", with its magnificent and imposing presence and the lake
Paimún at its foot, San Martin de los Andes, an active alpine town
and the starting point of sailing excursions, Junin de los Andes and walking
tours to the lake Huechulafquen, Villa La Angostura beautiful and exclusive
resorts and the arrayanes forest nearby, the enchanted valley (Valle Encantado),
Villa Traful on the coast of the lake Traful and Copahue with thermal waters
on the spurs of the volcano.