Esquel: the perfect mix between recreation and events.

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Esquel: the perfect mix between recreation and events.


Esquel is one of the most important city of the mountain zone from Chubut It has an important infrastructure of services, with warm hotels, high quality of gastronomic places, receptive tourism agencies, car rentals and the salons for special events are located inside the commercial center of the city.

It offers beautiful tours and excellent trips like the one in the Old Patagonian Express called “La Trochita” Besides, in winter, you have the chance of skiing in the Activities Mountain Center “La Hoya”.

This city is the entrance to the wonderful National Park Los Alerces and the picturesque town Trevelin. The city and its surroundings have different activities that combine events and recreation. All these characteristics make Esquel a special destiny for the reunion tourism.

Tourist Attractions

Esquel city is the entrance to an incomparable mountain region whose nature surprises the traveler during all seasons of the year.

Ski, trekking, rafting, horseback riding, mountaineering, fishing and as many activities as you can imagine amidst amazing landscapes, among which stand out dense forests, jungles that protect ancient trees, wild rivers and mirrors of water that seduce and surprise.

In this city you can combine the tranquility of remote places, the beauty of Cordillera de los Andes, the immensity of the Patagonian steppe and the history of the original habitants and immigrants.

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If you are interesting in holding an event in the Province, we recommend contacting the bureau or entity of the Province for a better organization.

How to get?


To get Esquel by car there are two principal ways: National Route Nº 40, from north to south, and National Route Nº 25, from the east side, it is 567 kilometers from Trelew city. Another route of great tourist attraction is the one that runs through the interior of Comarca de los Alerces, Provincial Route Nº 71, which allows you to visit Cholila, Villa Rivadavia Lake, and part of the National Park Los Alerces, going along the most important lakes along a path that offers unbeatable views.

Besides, it is possible arrive Esquel from the Chilean towns of Futaleufú, by National Route. Nº 259, o from Palena, crossing at the height of Carrenleufú, 120 kilometers south of Esquel. . Esquel Bus Station receives numerous transport companies from Argentina and Chile, offering services daily of different categories. Covering an estimated time of 24 hours, arrives from Buenos Aires: Vía Bariloche, El Valle, Don Otto and Crucero del Norte.


The International Brigadier General Antonio Parodi Airport is located km from Esquel From Esquel center, being of easy access

Esquel has Aerolíneas Argentinas´s direct flights from and to Buenos Aires city in an approach time of 2,30 hours.

There is the possibility of flying to San Carlos de Bariloche, which has daily flights from Buenos Aires and covering the 300 kilometers distance between them by land ,crossing the Andean Region of the 42 ° Parallel in less than four hours. Another option is Buenos Aires – Trelew flight and from there, cover the 600 kilometers distance by land. until Esquel.

For more information:

Esquel – Ente Mixto de Turismo

Telephone: 02945 15 533294

E-mail: garayomarie@gmail.com

Web site: www.esquel.tur.ar

Tour Location

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