The capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires is one of the largest and most vibrant cities in South America. The name Buenos Aires literally translates to “good airs” in Spanish and the city certainly lives up to its name, with many cultural activities as well urban adventures on offer. A great concoction of European charm and Latin warmth, the city’s main attraction is Plaza de Mayo, one of Argentina’s most historic places. Cobbled streets, traditional neighborhoods, colorful murals and a dynamic food scene form the backdrop of this city, also famous for its nightlife. The birthplace of Tango, you can always shake a leg to Argentina’s world famous dance, with plenty of dance schools in the city.
One of the great natural wonders of the world, The Iguazu Falls are located at the border of Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil. The area is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and visited by travelers from all over the world. One of the largest waterfalls on earth, the region has approximately 450 species of birds, including the great dusky swifts. Visitors can also spot herons, wild eagles, parrots and the threatened black-fronted piping guan, while wild cats such as jaguars are also found in the region. Described by many as one of the most awe-inspiring sights on the planet, the Iguazu Falls are the one of the top attractions in South America.
On the bucket list of probably every traveler, Patagonia is as spectacular a destination as any other in the world. With its stunning fjords, spellbinding landscapes and legendary glaciers, there is dramatic scenery on offer. Los Glaciares National Park is the region’s top attraction from the Argentinean side. Apart from the region’s pristine rivers and majestic mountains, Perito Moreno Glacier in El Calafate is a top draw and a UNESCO Natural Heritage Site. A walk along the paths located in front of the glacier allows travelers to appreciate the magnanimity of Argentina’s incredible nature.
Mendoza is Argentina’s premier wine growing region. Located in western Argentina in the foothills of the Andes, this region has over 350,000 acres of vineyards. It produces nearly two-thirds of the country’s wine including the highly rated Malbec wines.