Argentina - A Regional Travel Guide

Argentina.  Stretching for 3,500km from the sub-tropical North to the southernmost tip of South American, Argentina is a land and sea of incredible diversity. It is the world's eighth largest country, boasting the tallest mountains in the western hemisphere; sub tropical rainforests and the magnificent Iguazu Falls in the north; to the Valdes Peninsula, whose Southern Right Whales, Orcas, Penguins and Sealions provide one of the marine highlights of the Continent.

It is impossible to see everything that Argentina has to offer in a single visit, but to help to compare and select destinations within the country, here is a guide. If you click on the image alongside each introduction you will be taken to a more detailed description for that area, along with sample itineraries. For further assistance in putting together a tailor made itinerary to Argentina, Contact Us to speak to an Argentina expert.

Bariloche

The Lake District is a spectacular area of towering snow capped volcanoes, huge stretches of untrammelled forest and hundreds of sky blue glacial lakes spread like jewels down the Argentine / Chilean border.  This is also one of the best areas in the world for downhill skiing... more

Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires situated in the vast estuary of the Rio de la Plata, enjoys a humid and generally warm climate - often rising to the high 30 °Cs. Combined with its colonial origins comes a distinctly Mediterranean sense of style and an energy and dynamism that is uniquely Argentinean... more

Esteros del Ibera

Esteros del Ibera. Covering 13,000km² of Corrientes Province, the vast subtropical wetlands of the Provincial Reserve are little known outside of Argentina, but offer some of the country's best wildlife watching. It also has some wonderful estancias (working farms)... more

Iguazu

Iguazu Falls is one of Argentina's and Brazil's most famous experiences. The spectacular falls and surrounding rainforests are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and listed amongst the new Seven Wonders of the World. The falls span 4km wide, boasting around 275 separate cascades... more

Mendoza

Mendoza, an elegant modern city with an excellent summer climate and wide tree lined boulevards, is the attractive entrance point to the Central Andean region and an area that can never be said to have a shortage of attractions.  Foremost on the minds of many will be the region's renowned wines... more

Patagonia

Patagonia is a rugged and spectacular area of extreme contrasts: from windswept plains and lonely estancias; vast glaciers of the Southern Patagonian Ice-Sheet; to the magnificent sheer sided mountains rising precipitously along the Chilean border... more

Peninsula Valdes

Peninsula Valdes is located on the Northern edge of Patagonia, about half way between Cape Horn and Buenos Aires. Valdes is a UNESCO World Heritage site due to the concentration of marine mammals that gather here in spectacular numbers... more

Salta

Salta and the Northwest The elegant colonial city of Salta is the entrance point to Argentina's Northwest and most traditional region, a region of stark eroded river canyons, spectacular high altitude Andean Plains and mountains cloaked in diverse cloud forest... more

Argentina

Bariloche

Buenos Aires

Esteros del Ibera

Iguazu

Mendoza

Patagonia

Peninsula Valdes

Salta

 

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