Adventure seekers will find Argentina caters for all of your desires, offering everything from roaring waterfalls to jaw-dropping glaciers. Don’t miss these amazing places to see across the country.
Buenos Aires' quality of life was ranked 91st in the world in 2018, being one of the best in Latin America. In 2012, it was the most visited city in South America, and the second-most visited city of Latin America
It is known for its preserved Eclectic European architecture and rich cultural life.
Several languages are spoken in the city in addition to Spanish, contributing to its culture and the dialect spoken in the city and in some other parts of the country. This is because since the 19th century the city, and the country in general, has been a major recipient of millions of immigrants from all over the world, making it a melting pot where several ethnic groups live together and being considered one of the most diverse cities of the Americas.
It is hard to imagine the extreme drama of Iguazú: 275 roaring waterfalls tumbling down the side of a colossal bulk of rock as high as the Statue of Liberty that straddles two countries amid 2,250 square meters of parkland. See for yourself from the platform overlooking the Devil’s Throat – the most ferocious of all of the waterfalls – where visitors can get a compelling view of the falling waters as they churn up a cloud of sound and spray. Access the waterfalls on the Argentine side from the town of Puerto Iguazú for a pleasant stopover on the way to one of the world’s most extraordinary natural phenomena.
The most recent World Altitude Gliding record of 52,172 feet was set near El Calafate on 3 September 2017 by Jim Payne and Morgan Sandercock in the new Perlan 2 glider (with pressurised cabin)
The Perito Moreno Glacier, located 78 kilometres (48 mi) from El Calafate, was named after the explorer Francisco Moreno, a pioneer who studied the region in the 19th century and played a major role in defending the territory of Argentina in the conflict surrounding the international border dispute with Chile.
Located in the eastern foothills of the Andes, in the shadow of Mount Aconcagua, vineyards are planted at some of the highest altitudes in the world, with the average site located 600–1,100 metres (2,000–3,600 ft) above sea level. Most famous wineries of the province where the worldwide know Argentinean wines are made. Visit to wine yards and warehouses, where you may taste the fine Argentine wines. During the excursion through vineyards, you’ll observe how the effort of the man has transformed that desert area into an oasis, with channels and drains, allowing Argentina to be one of the main wine producers of the world.
Bathed by the clear waters of Lake Nahuel Huapi, San Carlos de Bariloche is located on the West end of the Province of Río Negro. Founded in 1902, it owes its name to Carlos Wiederhold, who set the first grocery in the area, and to the deformation of the term Vuriloche (“different people from behind or from the other side”), used to name the natives from the valleys located to the west of the Andes mountain range, before the arrival of the mapuche people. Since then, Bariloche has turned into one of the main tourist destinations in Argentina. The facilities designed by man, as well as the beauty offered by the natural environment mingle in perfect harmony to satisfy the visitor. Mount Catedral, one of the most important ski resorts in Argentina, is visited by more and more enthusiasts of white sports every season. The summers are synonym with adventure in Bariloche. The rough water courses are ideal for the practice of rafting. The mountain paths are open for hiking, riding mountain bikes and horses across the thick forests, and the high peaks are a challenge for climbers.
Take a day trip called "Safari to the Clouds with Humahuaca". Thanks to the technical capabilities of the used vehicles, safari to the clouds gives us the possibility to combine 3 different circuits along the imposing Argentine Northwest in one day. The first leg ("Road to the Clouds") happens alongside the tracks of the famous Tren a las Nubes (Train to the Clouds), through the "Quebrada del Toro" to San Antonio de los Cobre. The second leg adds spectacular points of interest of the Argentinas Nortwest region: La Quebrada de Humahuaca, declared by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, delights us with its bright colors and rock formations product of a vast combination of minerals and natural agents. Each of their villages: Purmamarca, Maimará, Tilcara, Humahuaca and Uquía will impress you!
Is the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur Province, Argentina, and the southernmost city of the country. Ushuaia claims the title of world's southernmost city. Ushuaia is located in a wide bay on the southern coast of Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, bounded on the north by the Martial mountain range and on the south by the Beagle Channel.
Attractions include the Tierra del Fuego National Park and Lapataia Bay. The park can be reached by highway, or via the End of the World Train (Tren del Fin del Mundo) from Ushuaia. The city has a museum of Yámana, English, and Argentine settlement, including its years as a prison colony. Wildlife attractions include local birds, penguins, seals, and orcas, many of these species colonizing islands in the Beagle Channel. There are daily bus and boat tours to Harberton, the Bridges family compound, Estancia Harberton. Tours also visit the Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse.
An annual Eisteddfod is held in Trelew in October, a traditional festival which receives guests from across the country and from Wales, which constitutes a unique expression of Welsh culture in South America.
The former Trelew railway station, which was declared a national historic monument in 1969, has functioned as a museum, El Museo Regional Pueblo de Luis, since 1984.
The coastline is inhabited by marine mammals, like sea lions, elephant seals and fur seals. Southern right whales can be found in Golfo Nuevo and Golfo San José, protected bodies of water located between the peninsula and the Patagonian mainland.