La Trochita-viejo expreso patagonico en Esquel, Esquel

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Take a ride on an old-time train through Patagonia on La Trochita-viejo expreso patagonico en Esquel. The train was originally built in 1922 and now serves as a tourist attraction that offers a picturesque and quick ride through Patagonia, providing clear views of the countryside. Hire a tour guide beforehand to receive extra information about the areas you see and stations where the train stops. You can also arrange for English audio guides. At Nahuel Pan station, the final station before heading back, you can check out the souvenirs available. Arrange to visit La Trochita-viejo expreso patagonico en Esquel and other attractions in Esquel using our Esquel vacation trip planner.
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  • I loved this La Trochita journey. Our guide kindly explained highlights in English after the Castellano Spanish, as we rolled through the mystical landscape of Patagonia. She even gave me an audio Mp3...  more »
  • The Trochita, also known as the Old Patagonian Express is a fun ride if you like steam engines. There are two options, from Esquel northwards to Nahuel Pan, or from El Maiten southwards, both of which...  more »
  • Great trip at a slow pace allowing for viewing of vegetation changes as one ascends through 250m along 19k track. Museum and souvenirs at top. Good historical commentary and headset for translation av...  more »
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  • A journey back in time to a past of pioneers! Exciting and very nice. Very warm attention. Beautiful!
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  • They should put maw days outside faith season. It's beautiful
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  • Very nice ride!
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  • It is a beautiful experience to travel in the trochita. Very good service at the station, and the guides a few geniuses. You learn, you divertís and enjoying the landscape!
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  • Unfortunately, in low season comes only twice a week: Tuesdays and Saturdays. You have to buy tickets with time because if it drops a group run out fast.
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