Argentina is a country filled with wonder and excitement. The people are kind, the food is delicious, and there are so many things to see that you could spend your whole life exploring it! Here are 5 of the top places to visit in Argentina:
Argentina’s largest city is filled with excitement and an energy that no other city in the world can compare. The city is so diverse with old buildings and historic buildings, artists, museums, parks, and restaurants. Buenos Aires is vibrant and the city is the perfect place to hang out for an entire weekend or month. Santa Fe Santa Fe is one of Argentina’s most stunning cities, with beautiful mountains, beautiful landscapes, and the remains of a settlement dating back to 1493. It’s often called “the museum city” because of its historical monuments and museums. Just driving through the city is a sight worth seeing. Las Alpujarras Las Alpujarras are four natural salt lakes located in the town of Chubut.
Patagonia is the perfect place for those who love adventure, and who are looking to have fun. This region is remote and filled with stunning views. You can hike, snowshoe, kayak, or camp here. You will feel like you are the only one in the world, and will have the opportunity to experience one of the most incredible adventures of your life! There are some incredible places to see in Patagonia: The Cataratas del Diablo, which are volcanic rock falls, are among the most spectacular things you will ever see. You can hike along the base of these falls and come face to face with the huge explosions of water and rock! The caves of Beagle Bay are home to rare and endangered species. You will never see anything like this.
The world’s highest waterfall, named after the Iguazu River, is actually the combination of three different falls. The Iguazu River originates in Brazil and then flows into Argentina, and its river course forms the borders between Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina. Two of the main falls are the massive Iguazu Falls, which form the border between Argentina and Brazil, and the smaller but just as powerful Gualcaro Falls. The third plunge is the Olympic size Iguazu Falls, which form the border between Argentina and Brazil. The Iguazu Falls are just a 30 minute flight from Argentina’s main international airport, so you can easily see them if you arrive in Buenos Aires (Maguilhoes). The pictures below show the different parts of the Iguazu Falls.
El Chalten is located in the Andes mountains, which in turn are located in the Patagonia region of Argentina. The breathtaking views can be seen while hiking, and you can take a helicopter ride to get a bird’s eye view of it all! The views are breathtaking, and the air is so clean that you feel like you are floating. If you visit on a clear day, you can even spot penguins playing in the ocean. You can choose from a number of routes that take you to the top of the mountain, and if you’re adventurous, you can walk the whole way to the summit. The views are amazing. Lanzarote, Spain This beautiful island in the Canary Islands, Spain is perfect for a beach vacation.
Argentina is known for their tango, a dance that started in the 20th century, combining elements of folk music and a traditional call-and-response style. A couple dances to the music, with the man leading with his right hand and the woman with her left. The audience joins in on the dance, with the woman sways her hips and dips her left arm. If you’ve never experienced a tango, you’ll love it! Playa de Huelga At Playa de Huelga you can swim with seals! You can snorkel, kayak, or simply relax on a beach in the Southern Patagonia, surrounded by nature and wildlife. One of the best places to snorkel in Argentina! Fossils and fossils of dinosaur, fish, turtles, and others are found here. Although they are well known, there are not many trails for you to go along to explore more.
Argentina is a country rich with cultures and opportunities for fun adventures. Although some people might feel that Argentina isn’t “cool,” most people are always up for a new experience. There’s nothing better than seeing a new place, and Argentina is certainly a place that will make your travel bucket list!