Bariloche is one of the dream destinations for many travelers. It is a city surrounded by forests, mountains and lakes, at the foot of the Andes mountain range, in the province of Rio Negro, 1,650 km south-west of Buenos Aires. It is above all known as a popular destination among Argentine students celebrating the end of the school year.
However, ecological concerns have not been overlooked in Bariloche. Elected officials are doing everything in their power to protect the environment in the city as well as in the surrounding areas, to attract eco-tourists, and to promote activities like kayaking, horseback riding, parachuting, mountain biking, skiing, hiking, scuba diving.