Top tours in the north of Patagonia

North PatagoniaWhale watching in Puerto Madryn

The whale watching season runs from May to December. September and October are the best months. The rituals of reproduction is the powerful force that calls for the whales.
This wonderful show is repeated and growing every year, thanks to the work of protecting developing various agencies in the area.

A whale tour

The whale watching is done embarking from Puerto Piramides. The companies authorized by the Province to do take all necessary steps so that this activity does not generate environmental impact and do not alter the behavior of whales.
The tour begins along the coast in different directions, and then go a mile or two offshore, to meet the southern right whales.
The first stop is usually in the Lobería which is perpendicular to Puerto Piramides where some 2,000 copies of whales live.
Navigation for watching along the coast also reveals several colonies of cormorants and other species of sea birds.
Then the vessel away from the coast, the motor stop for a moment and reigns cut only by the mixed sounds of silence penguins, gulls, terns and cormorants. It is a time of waiting … Someone’s watching from afar a large concentration of birds.
The boat is approaching and suddenly, when the whole group is attentive, something silver and white jumping off the boat, and loud noise heard of a body hitting the sea surface …
It is a moment of euphoria. Everybody scream, speak several languages, the cries of children mingle … And to complete the party never missing dolphins presented to his show stunts and jumps in complete freedom with the whales.

Bariloche Andean city of Lagos

For many, Bariloche is synonymous of winter, snow and skiing. But the mountains and lakes are also protagonists the rest of the year. Come with us all the rides and activities to do.
The region of the Patagonian lakes is undisputed capital city of San Carlos de Bariloche.
Located on the southern shore of Lake Nahuel Huapi, within the National Park of the same name in the province of Rio Black, unfolds its beauty through a long coastal strip called Bustillo, which leads to the Hotel Llao Llao, about 25 km. the center of the city.
In any season, from San Carlos de Bariloche, you can enjoy the variants that nature offers.
In winter the range of winter sports ranging from skiing to mountain biking, snowboarding, snow polo and paragliding, located in the Cerro Catedral (within 20km of the city.), All the necessary infrastructure: in addition to the tracks with its modern lifts are hotels, tea houses, shopping malls, schools, sports equipment rental and general assistance.
In summer, the offer is extended with fishing, trekking, rafting and traditional excursions to the most attractive area, including the trip to Chile by lakes.
If it’s amusement, San Carlos de Bariloche has the most modern and updated offer in entertainment and shows. A modern casino, discos, pubs and restaurants are waiting to enjoy the evenings.
But San Carlos de Bariloche is not exhausted in the snow, sports, dishes and visits. You can opt for the more exclusive version, as including the historic Hotel Llao Llao, where you can play golf in one of the most idyllic scenery in the area.
But backpackers and bohemians can enjoy magnificent sunsets from inns, hostels and campsites, nestled in the mountains or along a lake.

 

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