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Cities and tours near Bariloche
Parque Cerro Leones (Lions Mountain Park). Located just 15 km from Bariloche (by Route 237 and 1 km by route 23). The visit to the caverns of the old volcano is done through path, suitable for almost all age groups. The guide provides historical and cultural information. You will be able to observe geographical, zoos, botanical and geological details. You will also enter to one of the largest caves in the area, 30m wide and 130m long, in its inside there is a spring that forms an underground lake. To end the tour you will reach the summit, where you will have an impressive and fascinating panoramic view. (Tour of 2 hours and 30 minutes).
Theme Park Nahuelito. More than 35 sculptures in real size and scale carried out by renowned paleontology artists. So well done that they achieve to transport us through time to over 150 million years ago. The enchanted forest of globins, games and and a leisure sector, a great alternative to spend a family day surrounded by nature and dinosaurs.
CERRO VIEJO (Old Mountain). Only 10 blocks away from the Civic Center an Adventure Park for family fun. Chairlift, paths and and Myrtle Forest. Confectionery at the viewpoint, forest of fairies and goblins, giant slide, restaurant, craft tour, museum of the skier.
Historic Steam Train. Departure from Bariloche station in a steam train from 1912, which travels 40km, overlooking the Nahuel Huapi Lake. You will enter in the Patagonian steppe, stopping at the bridge over the ?irihuau River (panoramic viewpoint). The tour ends at Perito Moreno Station.
EL BOLSÓN y LAGO PUELO. Points of interest: Lagos Gutiérrez Mascardi y Guillelmo-Cascada de la Virgen-EI Bolsón y su tradicional Feria Artesanal-Río Azul-Cascada Escondida-Parque Nacional Lago Puelo-EI Hoyo, chacras y plantaciones de Fruta Fina-Fábricas de dulces regionales.
EL BOLSÓN y LA TROCHITA. Excursion to El Bolson, turning then up to the Maitén where you will take The Old Patagonian Express (the Trochita) undergoing the tourist tour. Besides de Maitén Station you may visit the workshops and the small museum. Return by land.