29 December 2020

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Argentina is the second-largest country in South America. Its western border is shared with Chile, it is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and Uruguay from the East, from the North it shares borders with Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia.


Due to its size, Argentina is very diverse geographically; the travellers can find deserts, tropical forests, wetlands, savannas, and the high mountains of the Andes.


Argentina is a prime birding location; its coasts are home to some incredible bird and mammal life. The travellers can enjoy the magical Andes combined with Chile looking for Andean foxes, pumas and enjoying the wild coast looking for penguins, elephant seals and orcas.


Visit the incredible Iguazu Falls combined with the Ibera Wetlands or discover Tierra del Fuego before a cruise to Antarctica.


2,780,400 Sq Km

Local time

GMT -3


Rockhopper Penguin, Chilean Flamingo, Black-necked & Coscoroba swans, Magellanic Penguin, Elegant Crested Tinamou, Lesser Rhea,


44 Million


Argentine Peso


Puma, Orca, Southern Right Whale,  Elephant Seal, Southern Sea Lion, Mara, Guanaco,  Humboldt’s Hognosed Skunk, Chilla Fox,

Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the capital city of Argentina. It is situated on the shore of the River La Plata, around 200 km away from the Atlantic Ocean. Its vibrant city centre was built on the colonial foundation. It is fulfilled with shops, cafes, and bars. The travellers can find excellent restaurants, from traditional eateries to gourmet fine dining options. A visit to the city cannot be complete without learning about the famous dance, the Tango.


Ibera Wetlands

Ibera Wetlands are the second-largest wetlands in the World. It is situated on the north-east part of Argentina and it covers around 13,000 sq km. It is a biodiversity hotspot which was under threat, but recent conservation efforts took place and some parts of the land have given National Park status. It is home to over 4,000 plant ad animal species, which of 300 are birds.  Marsh deer, capybaras, yacare caimans and many others call this place their home.

Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls are one of the most impressive waterfalls on Earth, they are one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. The falls are located on the border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. They are in the heart of the Paranaense Rainforest and belong to the 67,720 hectares large Iguazu Falls National Park. 275 waterfalls can be found on the site. It is also a perfect place to discover the tropical rainforest of Argentina and its inhabitants.



Mendoza is arguably one of the most famous places in Argentina. It is the heart of the great Argentine wine production.  This laid-back place is a perfect extension after a nature holiday to learn about the local wine production ad enjoy some tastings.

Valdes Peninsula

The Peninsula Veldes is one of the best wildlife destinations in the country. The peninsula belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999. Puerto Madryn is an excellent place to be based and to start discovering the area. The Peninsula is a great place to do whale watching, observe Elephant seals and Magellanic penguins and admire the scenic, sandy cliffs of the coast. At certain months of the year, there is a big chance of seeing Orcas in the Ocean. The area also provides some great birding opportunities, there are over 150 species who live near the Peninsula.


Puerto Deseado & Penguin Island

Puerto Deseado is located near the Valdes Peninsula. It is a great place to discover one of the richest marine wildlife sanctuaries on Patagonia’s Atlantic Coast. One of the main attraction is Penguin Island where you can observe the only nesting colony of the Rockhopper Penguins of the coast of South America.

Tierra del Fuego

Tierra del Fuego is an archipelago at the southernmost part of South America. It is an immerse geographic location with vast lands that offering remote wilderness. Explore the National Park and the Beagle Channel looking for Magellanic and Gentoo penguins, fur seals and many other birds and mammals. It is a perfect place to combine with Patagonia or with a cruise to Antarctica.


Los Glaciares National Park

The National Park offers one fo the most spectacular landscapes of Argentine Patagonia. El Calafate is the main gateway to this natural wonder of the country. Discover the beech forest, Andean lakes and 13 glaciers. One of the most popular and well-known glacier of the park is the Perito Moreno Glacier. The surrounding mountains are also home to  Andean Condors and some other unique birds.

Argentina is such a large country, its weather has to be discussed by regions, its climate ranges from subtropical in the north to subpolar in the south.



Mesopotamia is generally hot and humid throughout the year. It has a subtropical climate in the north and it gets semi-humid towards the south of the region.


The Pampas

The Pampas have a temperate climate including hot, stormy summers and cool winters. The East has higher humidity.



Patagonia is an extremely windy region. It has mild summers and cold or very cold winters. Heavy snowfall can occur mostly in the western part of the mountains.

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