Argentina, a beautiful country in the southern tip of South America, stretches over a vast length of 3,650 kilometers (2,268 miles) from north to south. As such, it features a wide array of different climates, cultures, and experiences to satisfy even the most intrepid traveler. Visitors can wonder at icy glaciers, sunny beaches, steamy rain-forest and desolate desert. We’ve compiled a list of some of the top places to visit when you come to this amazing country!
Perito Moreno Glacier
Visiting Perito Moreno glacier is something travelers should take advantage of before its too late. This glacier has been retreating for some time now, and it’s unclear how much longer this beautiful icy expanse will be around. Visitors should take the time to take a full day tour from El Cafatate, which will allow them to discover the icebergs and snowy mountains with the help of a guide, and maybe even take a boat ride on a glacial lake!
Iguazu Falls is the largest waterfall system in the world, and features a breathtakingly powerful display of water plummeting over 82 meters (269 feet). Located on the northern border of Argentina with Brazil, this is definitely a sight you don’t want to miss.
Calchaqui Valleys Tour
The Calchaqui Valleys are world-renowned for their beautiful red coloring. A tour of this amazing natural area can take visitors from high, snow capped mountains down to dusty desert floors, even into sub tropical forests. This is an area that avid hikers could spend a lifetime exploring, so you should make sure you get at least a day here!
Visit the Capital: Buenos Aires
A trip to Argentina is not really complete without a couple days in the capital city of Buenos Aires. This city has a storied past with immense history and a huge amount to see. Tourists can see historic squares and modern day bustle that encapsulates this important city.