Things to Do in Argentina

Argentina, the land of tango, glaciers, and endless pampas, offers a smorgasbord of experiences for every traveler. From the bustling streets of Buenos Aires to the awe-inspiring majesty of Iguazu Falls, here are some ideas to fill your Argentinian adventure:

Immerse yourself in the cultural capital:

  • Buenos Aires: Argentina’s vibrant heart pulsates with a passion for tango, football (soccer), and delectable food. Explore the colorful La Boca neighborhood, marvel at the Teatro Colón opera house, and wander through the Recoleta Cemetery, an architectural gem. Don’t miss a sizzling steak dinner at a traditional parilla, and experience the magic of a live tango show.

Witness natural wonders:Iguazu Falls: Prepare to be awestruck by the thunderous cascades of Iguazu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hike through the lush rainforest, get up close to the roaring Devil’s Throat, and feel the spray of the falls on your face. You can even take a boat ride beneath the falls for an unforgettable experience.

Perito Moreno Glacier: Embark on a Patagonian adventure and witness the colossal Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park. Take a boat tour for breathtaking views of the glacier’s icy walls, or trek on the glacier itself for an unparalleled perspective.

Tierra del Fuego: Ushuaia, the “southernmost city in the world,” is your gateway to Tierra del Fuego, a breathtaking archipelago at the tip of South America. Hike through snow-capped mountains, kayak through pristine lakes, and spot penguins and other wildlife in their natural habitat.

Indulge in outdoor adventures:

  • Salta and the Northwest: Hike through the otherworldly landscapes of the Quebrada de Humahuaca, a canyon carved by millions of years of erosion. Visit charming colonial towns like Salta and Cafayate, and go wine tasting in the Calchaquí Valleys.

Bariloche and the Lake District: Nestled in the foothills of the Andes, Bariloche is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Go hiking, biking, kayaking, or skiing in the breathtaking scenery. Take a boat ride on Nahuel Huapi Lake, or visit Victoria Island, home to a colony of friendly deer.

Whale watching in Peninsula Valdés: Spot majestic southern right whales and playful dolphins during a whale-watching tour in Peninsula Valdés, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You might also see elephant seals, penguins, and other marine life.

Savor the local flavors:

  • Asado: Argentina is a meat-lover’s paradise. Don’t miss an asado, a traditional barbecue featuring succulent grilled meats like chorizo, morcilla, and bife de chorizo.
  • Empanadas: These savory pastries come in all sorts of fillings, from meat and vegetables to cheese and seafood. They’re the perfect snack or appetizer.

Mate: Mate is a social ritual in Argentina. Share a cup of this herbal tea with locals and experience the warmth of Argentine hospitality.

Wine: Argentina is renowned for its Malbec wines. Visit Mendoza, the country’s winemaking heartland, and sip on a glass of this delicious red wine in a picturesque vineyard setting.

This is just a taste of what Argentina has to offer. With its diverse landscapes, vibrant culture, and delicious food, Argentina is a destination that will leave you wanting more. So pack your bags, lace up your walking shoes, and get ready for an unforgettable adventure in the land of tango and glaciers!

We hope this helps you plan your trip to Argentina!