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Esquel is a town in Chubut in Argentina, 300 km (190 mi) south of Bariloche.


Center of Esquel

Esquel is a popular ski town in winter for people all over Argentina.

Get in[edit]

Buses leave for Buenos Aires, Puerto Madryn, Bariloche, El Calafate (via Ruta 40, 26 hours, 420 pesos, 00:40 every other day) and El Calafate via Rio Gallegos (24 hours, 405 pesos, 13:30 daily). Check Plataforma10, Cetral de Pasajes or Taqsa for bus details.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Nant y Fall (about 15 km south of Trevelin near Esquel). Summer: 08:00-20:00. Winter: 10:00-18:00.. A picturesque waterfall consisting of three cascades. The best time to visit with a lot of water: November & December. Price before was AR$80 for foreigners, but in Feb 2018 for free—with each year depending on the national park decision. (Q16490458) on Wikidata es:Cascada del Nant y Fall on Wikipedia


  • 1 La Trochita. This is the historic and quite touristy narrow gauge train travelling between Esquel and El Maitén. AR$800/900 for foreigners depending on the direction.






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