Nevertheless I do prefer the outdoors hotsprings baths, I should recognize that you can get there only in spring / summer and with the sunlight.But at the Farallón Hotel you can do it without take care on this little details.They have an indoor pool with circulating hot waters taken right from the hotsprings.The place is wonderful, with a huge...more
This fall named Salto del Rio Agrio (something like "Fall of the Acrid River") isn't too tall, but because the waters falls in a hole the noise is louder than normal.Beautiful place, but, as I told you, there aren't living creatures in this river, because his high concentration of sulphures and other kinds of mineral salts coming from the...more
At least one time you should drive a snowtrack over deep snow, it's easy and extremely exciting. But you should be careful too, don't do it without a local guide, the mountain is dangerous and not all the tracks are safe, when the bed of snow is too tall (around 5 meters) there are hidden cliffs, fallen trees, etc.Anyway, you can rent one of this...more
There are beautiful tracks for alpine style skiing with excelent quadruple chairs elevation services, bar and meals on the top of the tracks and the best snow guaranteed. Torch skiing by night and live music waiting for you beside the fireplace in the hotel Farallón.Kinder "Of Snow" for the childs with specialized personnel for take care and...more
There are three different excursions to the crater of the Copahue Volcano, trekking, horse riding or helicopter. The most impressive (and fast) is the helicopter, but the most exciting is the horse riding, and the most tired is trekking.Nevertheless when you arrive to the top of the volcano and watch inside of the crater the view is absolutely...more
This restaurante is located inside the Hotel Farallón, international meals with a touch of local style with all the classical options for this cases, like deer, trouts, salmon, fondue, etc.
The attention is correct and the view to outside thru the big windows is wonderful bonus, and if by night you have the luck of a full moon brighting on the snow... well, the heaven
Favorite Dish: Fondue Bourgignon
There are 1.232 kilometers from Buenos Aires to the city of Neuquén, you can choose the bus or the airplane. By bus the ride take 15 hours, and by plane 1:35 hours. Round Ticket by bus: 180 pesos ( u$s 63)Company: "Transportes Via Bariloche" , "Chevallier", "TAC", etc.Bus Frequency: at least 8 per dayRound Ticket by plane: 430 pesos (u$s...more
Every days a bus departs from Neuquén city to Caviahue, acceptable quality services with almost new units. "Centenario" is the name of one of this companies, "El Petróleo" is another one. Low prices tickets for a 320 km ride to the volcano Copahue.Here i give you the telephone number of Centenario Bus Company and El petróleo Company belowmore
I told you that the Mapuche aboriginal tribe was the original owner of the territory. Despite the ethnical cleansing done by the white men they don't disappeared. No way.
They still being there, now trying to survive in a modern world that they barely understand.
Here you can find some mapuche women selling they handcrafts (precious indeed) or their traditional tapestry, like the woman of the pic beside.
This masterworks can be cheap or expensive for your wallet, but because we should maintain the respect to this pride people, don't bargain.
Just ask for the price and pay. Or not.
But don't bargain. Please
What to buy: Tapestry, pottery, some jewels.