Right at the southernmost tip of South America, the last stop before the chilly climbs of Antarctica, there is an almost other worldly feel to the Tierra del Fuego and the area surrounding Ushuaia. It is an idyllic region of Argentina, with fjords and ancient woodlands to wander through and explore.
Superb for walkers but also those keen on marine life that is often spotted swimming through the narrow Beagle channel.Plan my Argentina Vacation Now
Pushed up against the Andes range, the region around Mendoza has slowly become renowned for its season snowfalls and, subsequently its skiing. Today ranked as probably the best resort in South America, Las Lenas can boast some of the best snow in the continent, along with great accommodation and runs.
Penitentes, high up in the Andes, is also worth a mention for those that might be looking for just a few days in the mountains.Plan my Argentina Vacation Now
Probably the top destination in Argentina to head to if you are a keen rider. Like the Pampas, the region and hills to the north of Cordoba itself, have a strong tradition of farming and cattle rearing.
The rounded hills of the Sierras Chicas provide interesting and varied riding terrain with plenty of gulleys and woodland areas to explore, occasionally coming out onto sweeping vistas. The accommodation and ranches in this area of Argentina are our picks for the best for intermediate to advanced riders.Plan my Argentina Vacation Now
Lake District is probably the most famous area of Argentina for river trout fishing (Brown, Rainbow and Brook Trout all occur in the rivers and lakes of the region), Bariloche is where most head to for a little fishing time. Many of the more interesting fishing lodges are located around and hour or two to the north of the town, in the environs of Junin de los Andes, where the rivers that flow out of the many lakes meander their way inland. Tierra del Fuego is another of the world’s top fishing locations, the Rio Grande in the very south of Argentina is a renowned haunt for those that are keen on their fishing and looking for the best there is. To head to this area of Argentina is to rub shoulders with some of the wealthiest in the world and it is, accordingly, not cheap….but the fishing is like nowhere else and the fish, due to their Atlantic forays, some of the largest anywhere.Plan my Argentina Vacation Now
Sky Diving in Mendoza , Cordoba & Buenos Aires is quite famous. The instructors will give you a brief instructive talk (15 minutes) to explain you what is the jump about and what you have to do. You will undergo some training & then you will be provided with the jump gear.
After gaining altitude from the plane you will be in free falling for about 35 seconds. In this time, you will descend from 3000 to 1500 mts. reaching a speed of 250 km/hr. At 1500 metres, the instructor will open the parachute and between 6 and 10 minutes you will fly enjoying the beautiful vista.Plan my Argentina Vacation Now
Buenos Aires is the place to do hot air ballooning. Taking a balloon flight over the countryside will leave you amazed, enjoy the best views: sunrise or sunset, during a flight of 45 minutes at 300 m height. Also, you can participate in the assembly process of the globe, along with the pilot.
From the moment of takeoff to landing, the crossing takes forty-five minutes to an hour, depending on wind direction and intensity. Contact with nature is permanent, you can enjoy watching the wildlife in the area, as well as colorful rural landscapes.Plan my Argentina Vacation Now