Bariloche is an excellent destination for any time of year. It’s located in the Rio Negro Province on the coast of Nahuel Huapi Lake, where it’s surrounded by mountains such as Cerro Catedral. Skiing is popular in the city, but there are numerous activities to enjoy during travel to Bariloche.
Places To Visit
There are many interesting places to see when you travel Bariloche. Check out the unique architectural design of the Civic Center, which is often visited by tourists. As you walk along Beschtedt Street, you’ll come across an old monumental building called Capilla la Inmaculada built in 1905. Shop all you want in the city’s commercial area at Mitre Street and sample the luscious chocolates that make this area famous. The Catedral de San Carlos de Bariloche, also known as Nuestra Señora del Nahuel Huapi, with captivating designs representing the artistry of Alejandro Bustillo and his team.
Things To Do
Trekking in Patagonia is one of the highlights of Bariloche travel. For those who want to have a long excursion, choose a one to three-day trek around Cerro Frey where the lake offers a skating ground. You can also hike or take a ride to Circuito Chico to witness the lake of Nahuel Huai and explore Cerro Campanario.
Apart from trekking, Bariloche is a paradise for skiers and snow lovers. Cerro Catedral ski center is the biggest in South America, where you can experience snowboarding, paragliding, sleds and a whole lot more activities. Don’t miss Bariloche’s finest lakes and islands, such as Victoria Island. To spice up your Bariloche travel, taste the Argentinean cuisines and dine in the best restaurants like El Boliche de Alberto and Casita Suiza. Make your trip worthwhile and travel Bariloche during your Patagonia hiking experience.
Getting There From Buenos Aires
Before you pack your things, first plan on how to get to your destination. Getting to Bariloche is done by bus, plane, or private car. From Buenos Aires, you can take a non-stop daily flight which will take about 2 hours and 15 minutes offered by LAN Argentina, LADE and Aerolineas Argentinas. If you wish to travel by bus, the ride is approximately 22 hours. It’s about 1,300 kilometers from Buenos Aires. Many bus companies offer an excellent bus service to tourists such as Andesmar, Crucero del Norte, Via Bariloche, TAC and more. They serve meals and comfort rooms are available for everyone. Choose a bus according to your budget whether you want a standard one or sleepers for a more comfortable ride. The price of Class 3 Semicama bus is around AR$ 543 while Class 2 Cama-Ejec is approximately AR$ 619. Andesmar for example departs daily at 12:30 and arrives at 13:50 both in Class 3 and Class 2 buses. So check your pocket first before you decide which bus to take as well as bus times prior to your trip to conserve time.