Argentina Holidays & Vacations
Argentina is a dynamic Latin American country with a strong European feel to it. The map does not tell you how large this country really is, or how spectacular its landscapes are. It’s an enchanting place that you need to experience for yourself! The key to a unique and unforgettable tailor made trip? Allow us to connect you with an local travel agency in Argentina, and be amazed at the hidden gems you’ll discover.
If you are arriving in Argentina by air to Buenos Aires, your plane will fly lazily over the muddy waters of the River Plate. Where they meet the flat and fertile pampas, you’ll see a city of brash skyscrapers and wide avenues rise up, glistening in the sun. Welcome to one of the breadbaskets of the world, a country of immense natural resources, generous appetites, and sometimes melancholy character, marked by the chants of the football crowds, street corner music, and the poetry of the tango. Outside of the city, there are many natural wonders to discover: from Iguazú Falls in the northeast down to the Andean lakes and glaciers in the far south. You can take your time exploring forests, pampas, deserts, and the vastness of Patagonia.
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Alternatively, see some examples of unique travel experiences in Argentina
Rural Argentina Experience: Salta province (North-West)
Soak up a new culture as a guest of a rural community in the Calchaquíes valleys of Salta. To improve their livelihoods and provide the opportunity for an authentic cultural dialogue, locals in this area have set up vacation accommodations on their farms to accommodate tourists.
Here, you will enjoy authentic home-cooked Andean dishes, or try your hand at making them alongside your host family. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn skills like farming, wine-making, and ceramics craftsmanship from talented members of the community.
The experience wouldn’t be complete without time in nature- you’ll to take a few guided walks within the valley, and enjoy magnificent Salta landscapes along the way. Part of the income received from these eco-friendly trips benefits the host families directly while the rest is invested in a common fund which benefits the whole community.
Our Rural Argentina Experience in Salta and the Cachaquies Valley was recently featured in The Guardian. You can:
– Read the article Homestays in Argentina: how ethical holidays are protecting a way of life
– Watch the audio slideshow Traditional music in Argentina’s wild north west; and
– See the stunning photo gallery Crossing the Andes by bus: one of the world’s greatest journeys in pictures
This unforgettable Argentina tour takes you on a journey through the northern regions around Salta, where you’ll discover some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes and immerse yourself fully in its fascinating local culture and nature. You’ll also get to know Buenos Aires, take a day trip to Uruguay and experience the superlative Iguazu Falls, crashing through the jungle on the border with Brazil.
The Incredible Argentina & Chile Adventure
Check both Argentina and Chile off of your traveller’s list with this once-in-a-lifetime experience. First, you’ll spend time in the brilliant city of Buenos Aires, then discover Iguazu Falls. You’ll get to know the locals in Salta, learning about their way of life and traditions. Continuing on, you’ll make a stop at Quebrada de Humahuaca, a UNESCO world heritage site that will take you back in time. After crossing the Andes Mountain Range (an adventure in itself!), you’ll cross the border into Chile. While in Chile, you’ll trek in the Atacama Desert, and visit Valparaiso and Santiago.
You may also opt for a Chile & Argentina Lake District Tour. This tour includes Bariloche, Lanin, San Martin de los Andes (Argentina), Curarrehue, Pucon, Valparaiso, Santiago (Chile), and Mendoza (Argentina).
Day-trip from Buenos Aires: Colonia del Sacramento (Uruguay)
Immerse yourself in the past through visiting the historic town of Colonia del Sacramento, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. As you walk through the narrow stone streets, You’ll see a fusion of architectural styles: Portuguese, Spanish and post-colonial. After a leisurely stroll, stop to enjoy the sandy beaches on the shores of the River Plate.
Our partnered local travel agency in Argentina can also include a journey along the mythical Ruta 40, as well as wine tours in Mendoza. For the more adventurous, we offer gaucho estancia experiences near Buenos Aires or Salta.
Patagonia, is big, sweeping, bold, remote, and spectacularly beautiful – a place that is simply like nowhere else. It has always attracted special people, from hardy immigrants to scientists, explorers and adventurers. Charles Darwin, Butch Cassidy and Bruce Chatwin, among others, were fascinated by this place.
Patagonia’s long coast lines, remote roads, jagged peaks, beautiful rivers, and massive glaciers, will make an indelible mark on your memory. For some, visiting Patagonia becomes a deeply spiritual experience. A local travel agency in Argentina will guide you through Buenos Aires, Peninsula Valdes, Punta Tombo, Ushuaia, El Calafate (Perito Moreno Glacier), Bariloche and Torres del Paine (Chile).