Argentina is one of the largest countries in South America. The country is known for its breathtaking tango, the beef consumption and pampas. Very few people know that Aconcagua, which is the highest peak in the American Continent, is located on the western border of the country, while its lower shores houses Ushuaia, world’s southernmost city.
One of the most obvious reasons for thousands of tourist to visit Argentina is its fascinating capital Buenos Aires. The country offers you everything, you will love to wander around, go shopping, watch soccer, or soak up the unique atmosphere. The natural tourist attractions in the country include the vast lands and varied wildlife. Few must-see destinations in Argentina are mentioned below. If you are planning a trip to the country, make sure that you visit at least few of them.
This southernmost city in the world is located on the Beagle Channel. Earlier, a missionary base, naval base and penal colony, Ushuaia is now a popular tourist attraction in Argentina. It offers you everything right from casinos, to hotels and restaurants. The city is developed as a base station for skiing, hiking and getting on cruises to Antarctica.
It is one of the largest wetlands in world and a real paradise for all nature lovers. Ibera Wetlands boosts the richest fauna in Argentina. Caimans, birds, capybaras, howler monkeys, pampas deer, armadillos and maned wolves can be easily spotted by the visitors.
Monte Fitz Roy
Located at Southern Patagonian Ice Field, Monte Fitz Roy is 11,073 feet High Mountain. It is located on the border between Chile and Argentina. The otherworldly shape of the mountain attracts innumerous photographers from across the globe.
It is one of the most important nature reserves in South America. It is known for its unique geology and fauna. Sea lions and elephant seals inhabit the seashore region of Valdes Peninsula. If you want to spot penguins, you should visit this peninsula between October and March. Whales are spotted in the waters between the Patagonian mainland and Valdes Peninsula. For whales spotting you should visit between May and December.
San Carlos de Bariloche city is located on the foothills of the Mount Andes. It is popular among the tourists, thanks to its Swiss-like atmosphere as well as mouth-watering chocolate shops. Bariloche is bordered by lakes and mountains. It is a popular skiing destination. It is an ideal destination for water sports, sight-seeing, climbing and trekking. If you are planning to visit Bariloche make sure that you take a trip to Andean Lake’s area and explore the Road of Seven Lakes.
It is one of the most popular neighborhoods in Buenos Aires for tourists. It has several colorful houses. You can watch live performances of the Tango artists on the Caminito Street. Other interesting attractions are La Ribera theatre, Italian taverns and tango clubs.