Top Highlights That Are a Must-Visit During Argentina Vacation

Top Highlights That Are a Must-Visit During Argentina Vacation

The gorgeous Argentina tempts travelers with its intense culture, huge array of natural wonders, and high-spirited cities. Vibrant, fabulous and adventurous, there is much more to this amazing country than what meets the eye. Read More

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The gorgeous Argentina tempts travelers with its intense culture, huge array of natural wonders, and high-spirited cities. Vibrant, fabulous and adventurous, there is much more to this amazing country than what meets the eye. Apart from the European style streets, there are numerous creative cafes as well as street side hangouts. The incredible architecture of Argentina attracts the eye. Make sure to experience wonderful natural attractions and wildlife during your Argentina vacation. If you are someone who is an adventure seeker, then there are striking Iguazu Falls for you with its beautiful surroundings being perfect for hiking. 

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From the snow-covered glaciers to lush vineyards and alpine valleys, Argentina offers travelers extreme adventures. The country extends across the southern end of South America embracing the snow-covered Andes mountains, tropical wilderness, and glacial lakes. A nation with a rich culture and magnificent beauty, the diverse landscape of Argentina makes it the perfect getaway destination for 2020. So, here’s a list of places you must explore during your much-awaited Argentina vacation!

Tour Highlights

  • Witness the 3rd biggest freshwater reserve in the world, Perito Moreno Glacier and get amazed by its majesty.

  • Visit the mesmerizing Iguazu Falls which is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most stunning sights in South America.

  • Make your way to the capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires and fall in love with its beauty. 

Tour At a Glance

Day 1: Perito Moreno Glacier

Day 2: Iguazu Falls

Day 3: Buenos Aires

Day 4: Ushuaia

Day 5: Perito Moreno Glacier

Day 6: Tierra del Fuego National Park

Day 7: Nahuel Huapi National Park

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Perito Moreno Glacier

Perito Moreno Glacier, which is situated in Los Glaciares National Park is famous for a number of reasons. Not only is it quite a mesmerizing site to behold, it is one of the very few glaciers that continuously grows instead of shrinking and expands by upto 2 meters each day. As you would be standing there, you can witness parts of the lofty 60-meter glacier smashing into the water. The glacier also hold the world’s 3rd biggest fresh water reserve. 

Day 2: Iguazu Falls

The striking Iguazu Falls lie along the country’s border with Brazil. These enormous waterfalls are protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and without any doubt, is one of South America’s most stunning sights. Thanks to a network of viewing platforms and easily accessible walkways, tourists can get quite close to these tremendous falls and enjoy the best possible views. There are even some platforms known as the Devil’s Throat which are situated at the bottom of the falls. Iguazu consists of around 300 individual falls along its about 3km edge and each one is as splendid as the other. It is quite easy to visit Iguazu Falls with an international airport in Argentina, especially if you are flying from Buenos Aires. 

Day 3: Buenos Aires

The effervescent, reclining capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires emerged on the banks of the Rio del Plata when Pedro de Mendoza, Iberian seafarer first visited the colonial streets of San Telmo district. Buenos Aires is filled with Baroque churches and Parisian cafes. Meanwhile, the artistic district of La Boca shimmer with various colors, attracts crowds to its boutiques and galleries, while Palermo vibrates with aromatic parrillas and dance shows. Then there’s this sleepless steakhouses, all-night dub bars and a pulsating scene of Latin jazz and tango during the night time. Yes, there’s too much to fall in love with Buenos Aires.

Day 4: Ushuaia

Situated on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago on the southernmost end of South America, Ushuaia sits peacefully on a sharp hill among the Beagle Channel and Martial Mountains. At the center of where the Andes and the shores of the Beagle Channel meet, Ushuaia is a busy port which is famous as the “end of the world”. The town has become a naval base for the navy and a missionary, drawing tourists for its advancing status as a rising travel destination and also for its outdoor activities. You can go for a search of the Yamana archaeological ruins and cruise the Beagle Channel. Other than all this, you can visit Isla Martillo and walk with the penguins. 

Day 5: Perito Moreno Glacier

The major hub for visitors heading towards the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Los Glaciares National Park of Patagonia, the town of El Calafate provides a number of accommodation options for tourists. Most tourists embark on excursions to witness the famous glaciers of the park, most significantly the splendid Perito Moreno Glacier, which is a vast 30km long ice formation and is the 3rd largest reserve of freshwater situated just 78kms from the town center. It is named after an explorer of the 19th-century and it is just a 2 hour trip to the glacier’s huge visitor center from El Calafate, and just a brief walk to the glacier along a lovely walking circuit. If you wish to climb the glacier, then there are various ice trekking trips available ranging from five-hour excursions to an hour’s walk over the ice formation. The 3,359 meter tall Monte Fitz Roy is just another significant feature of Los Glaciares National Park, which is a fabulously gorgeous mountain spanning the border with Chile and is harder to climb as compared to Everest. 

Day 6: Tierra del Fuego National Park

The glaciers, peaks, rivers, and lakes within Tierra del Fuego National Park draw a number of tourists and adventorourists to the country’s oldest coastal national park, which is a giant 156,000-acre area that expands all the way to the Chilean Border from Beagle Channel and also northwards to Lago Kami. The adventure seekers use the town of Ushuaia as a base and make way to the hiking trails of the park or along the coastline in order to experience its sensational scenery, which includes everything from dense forests, vast waterfalls, and hills, along with gorgeous glacier-fed lakes such as Fagnano and Roca. Senda Costera is one of the most famous routes which is a coastal path from Ensenada Bay to Lake Roca offering an opportunity to witness diverse wildlife encompassing Andean condors. If you are a comfort seeker, you can have a ride on the great Southern Fuegian Railway, which is a charming antique steam train to Canadon de Toro from the park. 

Day 7: Nahuel Huapi National Park

Nahuel Huapi National Park is an extensively protected area situated in the Patagonia’s Bariloche area which is packed with wildlife, lakes and a slumbering volcano, Mount Tronador. The reclining reserve is a paradise for nature-lovers and hikers alike. There are numerous rustic cabins, or mountain refugios here for the overnight trekkers. After enjoying some good 2-3 days out in the wild, you can make your way to the lively city of Bariloche get a glimpse of civilization. The city is known for its craft beer, chocolate and amazing skiing opportunities.  

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