Argentina travel guide




Argentina Travel Guide

Outdoor Pursuits

Argentina is a heaven of outdoor pursuit of all kinds. Adventurous travelers find here everything they want to do. In the southern part of the country, tourist can practice climbing in Lanín and Tronador mounts or climb walls of the Torre and Fitz Roy mounts, in a challenge even to the most experiences climbers. In Tierra del Fuego, visitors can enjoy a trip in dogsleds drawn by Siberian Huskies.

From the Tierra del Fuego coast, cruisers and sailing boats navigate through the Beagle channel to the Isla de Estados and Cabo de Hornos to Antactica. In the northern and central region, visitors are invited to go hiking, take expeditions in off road vehicules, go horseback riding, go bird watching and climbing the central mountain range, including the Aconcagua (6,959 meters), In the yungas region (forests covered with clouds), tourist can enjoy the landscape while is practicing hiking, biking, and horseback riding.

Around the Iguazú Falls, there are activities as hiking along the waterfall circuit, trekking into the jungle, and rafting along the river close to San Martin Island. Other outdoor pursuit possibilities are: hanggliding, paragliding, glider flying, hot air ballooning, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing and scuba-diving.


Rafting is a team sport, every crew member must have all the accessories (rows, helmets, life jackets, a dry jacket) to enjoy the adventure, the degree of difficulty is categorized according to the rivers, which varies from 1 (the easiest) to 6 degrees (for experts). In Argentina, exists many rivers with rushing waters, rough sediments, water-covered stones, and new rapids popping up here and there. A rafting expedition in Argentina will meet all your expectations.


For all people who loves this activities, Argentina offers his magnificent settings and regional splendor, usually a professional guide takes a group of hikers on the hiking trip and takes care of all the necessities. From the Andes Mountains; which provides an incomparable landscape ideal to go hiking; to Ushuaia, from the subtropical jungle to continental ice sheets, climbers and nature lovers have many options to enjoy the nature.

Some of the hiking destinations that Argentina offers are:
  • El Calafate is near to the most impressive glacier, the 15,000 rear old Perito Moreno;
  • El Chalten where exists more than 350 glaciers and mountains covered in ice, the most famous are the Fitz Roy and Los Torres mountains;
  • Tierra del Fuego, the undiscovered treasure of South America, you must get there while it is still unknown.

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