From the vast plains of the east to the Andes in the West Argentina is a land oc contrasts. The variety of the broad landscape ranges from high plateaus with deserts, valleys, gorges and brightly colored hills to lakes, forests, glaciers, steppe, mountains and cliffs of Patagonia. In the Northeast, wetlands, lagoons, waterfalls and subtropical rainforests spread into the expanse of the flat Pampas in the Buenos Aires Province and the rolling hills of Cordoba.
This capital city has an infinite number of places to visit: Caminito, Puerto Madero, Recoleta, Palermo and the San Telmo Fair. Every visitor should enjoy a chance to see a tango show in one of the city’s many beautiful theaters, or even better, witness it live on the streets and feel this passionate rhythm.
With countless parks, galleries, restaurants and a beautiful architectural heritage, Buenos Aires is a magical destination.
With mountainous sceneries full of valleys, high plateaus and deep ravines, a unique environment is waiting to be explored.
The region is full of both cultural and touristic gems that highlight both historical and modern achievements, while traditional culture remains intact.
Snow-capped volcanoes, large salt flats and other-wordly rock formations are just a few of the incredible highlights. In addition, the culture of the Andean way of life and charming villages are bursting with character through a mixture of natives and influence from Spanish constructions resisting the passing of time.
The Cuyo region, with Mendoza as its main location, is the wine-producing and mountainous region of Argentina. It is known for some of the best wines in the world, one of the main industries in Argentina. Mendoza lies at the foot of the mighty Aconcagua Mountain, the highest peak found both in the Western and Southern hemispheres.
In this region, Highway 40 crosses the vineyards and wineries, traversing through the provinces of La Rioja, Mendoza and San Juan. In the valleys among the vineyards, many farms and wine cellars can be visited as you follow the Road of the Wine, tasting the internationally recognized elixirs as you go on your way.
“Litoral” or Eastern Argentina is met with the splendor of lush green vegetation fostered by the region’s wet weather, blending in beautifully among the many lakes, lagoons and thundering waterfalls like Iguazú Falls and Moconá.
The Litroal area includes the six different provinces of Chaco, Santa Fe, Formosa, Misiones, Corrientes and Entre Rios. In each province the wetlands and surrounding areas stand out with historic villages on the banks of rivers and unique landscapes one must see to believe.
The flora and fauna is especially rich in this area thanks to the abundant forests and hidden within are the great Iguazú Falls. The imposing wonder exceeds the senses and confirms one of the biggest highlights of Argentina.
Patagonia is one of the most contrasted and visited areas in Argentina. Among the beautiful landscapes that attract visitors are five World Heritage UNESCO sites, such as Los Glaciares National Park and Cueva de la Manos To the eastern coast, Puerto Madryn and Trelew stand out for their Welsh heritage, ecotourism and whale and penguin watching. Seasonally the southern right whale will bless this area with many sightings.
To the west of Patagonia, you’ll find cities surrounded by the natural beauty of the mountains, forests, glaciers and milky-looking lakes found further south in El Chaltén and El Calafate. El Calafate is the gateway to the majestic world of the glaciers, connecting visitors to the most unknown and magical features of the world’s geography Finally, to the south of Patagonia is the southernmost city in the world and the Argentine gate to Antarctica, Ushuaia, or Tierra de Fuego. It is nicknamed the end of the world where many visit to gain access to cruises to visit “Penguin Island”.