Villa La Angostura seems to come right out of a fairy tale. In the heart of the mountain range and 800 m above sea level it is surrounded by rivers, lakes and ancient forests. It lies in the south of Neuquen province in the Nahuel Huapi National Park, very close to the Cardenal Antonio Samoré Pass that links it with Osorno in Chile. The surrounding mountain peaks range from 1,500 m to about 2,000 m and with the Nahuel Huapi Lake on the west side and the Correntoso Lake on its east side it is considered as one of the most picturesque places in whole Argentina, whether in winter for a perfect ski vacation or during the summer for great outdoor activities. The area's micro-climate offers relatively mild temperatures.
The nearest airport is in Neuquen from where you can easily use the services like car for rent in Villa la Angostura and drive the 500k km over absolute astonishing terrain to your destination. Just this journey is the whole travel worth! You will be fascinated by the architecture of the small town, stylized Alpine wooden houses with great souvenir shops; a specialty is the local made chocolate and its beer. The restaurants offer great Argentine food, one of the specialties is fresh trout.
Rent a car in Villa la Angostura and tour the great surroundings such as a drive around its two lakes and enjoy a picnic on their shores. Take a plunge into the pretty cool and crystal clear waters or enjoy your favorite water sport such as kayak, sailing, and windsurf. The photos you take, with snow peaked mountains in the back, will make your friends jealous! Nearby La Angostura you can do absolute great hiking or trekking, mountain biking and fly fishing in one of the streams.
An absolute must is the visit to La Angostura’s treasure, the Arrayanes National Park. Hire a car in Villa la Angostura and drive the short distance to the park. With its absolute unique myrtle bushes, reaching heights of 15 m and aged up to 400 years it is an unbelievable sight which will be in your memory the rest of your life! The Park offers various hikes, from easy strolls to demanding trekking. Another and should not be missed opportunity for all horse riding enthusiasts is a tour to Bellvedere Hill and Incyal Cascade water falls, offering an absolute terrific ride through its mountain forest with astonishing views over the below lying lakes and La Angostura.
Whether nearby La Angostura or on the mountainous trails, there is so much nature to take in, it is surely a world which can’t be just described in words but has to be seen and discovered by yourself!
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