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Argentina vacations

Argentina vacations

From cosmopolitan Buenos Aires to Patagonia's epic landscapes, explore Argentina on a tailor-made tour

Argentina’s human culture blazes as brightly as its natural wonders, from the sinuous tango dancers of Buenos Aires to the gauchos (cowboys) who ride on far-flung grasslands and estancias. Our specialists are able to plan an Argentina tour that takes in all the country’s major attractions, including the saw-toothed Perito Moreno Glacier, the gargantuan Iguazu Falls, and the plazas, museums and cafes of the capital itself.

But they’re also ardent about introducing you to Argentina’s unsung treasures. They can show you corners of Argentinian Patagonia that deliver as big a scenic punch as Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park but receive far fewer visitors. You might find yourself staying at smaller, family-run, off-the-beaten-track wineries in Mendoza, or visiting Salta, a fine colonial city in the northwest. Your vacation to Argentina could even include a journey to the far-flung Valdes Peninsula to spot whales, penguins and sea lions.

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Suggested itineraries for Argentina

These itineraries give you a starting point for what your trip to Argentina could entail. They cover routes we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favorite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

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Our expert guides to traveling in Argentina

Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Argentina. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Argentina at its best.

Riding at Estancia Huechahue, San Martin de los Andes

Estancias of Argentina

If you enjoy horseback riding and are looking for an authentic Argentinian experience, staying at an estancia is a must. An integral part of the culture of Argentina, staying at a gaucho's home can either be a relaxing experience or you can get more involved.

El Chalten, Argentina

Patagonia beyond the Torres: hiking vacations in Argentina’s El Chaltén

Audley South America specialist Iain explains why, for him, El Chaltén isn’t just one of the best places to visit in Argentina, but offers some of the best hiking in Patagonia. He recommends his preferred trails.

Snow-capped mountains in Parque Patagonia, Aisen

What to do in Patagonia: our highlights guide

Patagonia stretches across both Chile and Argentina, and down to the frozen waters of the Southern Ocean. Latin America specialist, Ann, selects her top things to do when visiting this vast region.

Iguazu Falls

What to do in Argentina: our highlights guide

Argentina: there’s more to it than tango, football, and Eva Perón (although they’re all part of the quintessential Buenos Aires experience). Long-time fan Jasmine explains the best places to visit in Argentina, from wetland wildlife-spotting to an estancia stay.

Road to Cachi from Salta or viceversa

Driving Argentina’s wild northwest: Salta to Mendoza on Ruta 40

Between Salta and Mendoza in northwest Argentina lies a yawning, unforgiving landscape dominated by Andean ranges, desert and badlands. Few visitors set foot there. Audley specialist Melissa explains why it makes for a classic Argentinian road trip on Ruta 40.

Josh at Perito Moreno Glacier, Patagonia, Argentina
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