Argentina is a lovely country in South Africa with its iconic monuments, colonial sites, majestic Andes, glacial lakes, beaches, and gaucho culture. It is home to biodiversity, cultural offerings, and natural beauty. Spring and Autumn are the best seasons to travel to Argentina. The following features of the country attract visitors around the globe to travel to Argentina.
Buenos Aires is the largest and most popular city with more tourist places. It is the main airport interlinked with the rest of the cities in Argentina. The grandeur of the Maya pyramid and Recoleta Cemetery, tango dance, hush gardens, and nightlife make the city stand out from the other cities. In addition, there are in numerous libraries, boutiques, and eateries here. You may visit the National Museum of Fine Arts in Buenos Aires for the best collection of European arts from the middle age to the 20th century.
Salta is a town with its fine Andean colonial houses, the neo-classical style Cathedral, and museums. In the Museum of High Altitude Archaeology, you may explore the exhibits of mommies and Incan remains.
Ushusia is an isolated town in the Tierra del Fuego Island. Previously, it was a penal colony and naval base for the Argentine Navy because of its detachment from the other Argentine cities. The locale has become a tourist pick, which is now a base for nautical trips to Antarctic, trekking, and winter sports.
The Great Andes
The Andes passing through Argentina is in Mendoza. Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside Asia. This is the best point to get 360 degree views of the Andes.
It is the world famous falls located in Puerto Iguazú. The Devil’s Throat acts as the border between Brazilian and Argentinean Iguazu Falls. Grab wet gears to go for an exciting boat ride. Then, go to Iguazú National Park to view subtropical rainforest and diverse wildlife like toucans, coons, and jaguars. Visitors may even go to dense forests like Selva Misionera, a neighborhood, for rappelling and ziplining.
Quebreda de Cafayate
Quebreda de Cafayate in Santa is a splendid landscape with multihued sandstone, red mountains, and rocks. Most rock formations took place in the Canyon of the Shells. Some sites to visit in this valley are the Devil’s Throat, the Castle, the Monk, the Obelisk, and the Natural Amphitheater.
Perito Moreno Glacier
Perito Moreno is the best pick for glaciers in Argentina. Its white azure ice sprawling across the turquoise water of Los Glaciares National Park is breathtaking. You may reach this destination easily from El Calafate. Spanning Argentina to Chile, it is the third largest reserves of fresh water in the world. Lake Argentino is another point, 5 km away from this location. Staying for a while, you will gaze at the crash of the ice chunks into the water with echoing effect.
According to historians, in the past, Argentina had been sparsely populated by diverse culture and social groups until the era of European colonization. European and Latin American immigrants have made up the country’s population and thus the culture. You will get intrigued by the avant-garde music, arts, and cinema and rich heritage.
Besides these, public transportation is cheaper and if you carry a map, you could easily travel to destinations. Do not miss out the aforementioned sites, as they are both worth exploring and popular. Happy vacation!