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Iguazú – Waterfalls
Iguazú
 

The Iguazu Waterfalls are located in the Iguazu National Park which is shared by Argentina and Brazil. This area is surrounded by subtropical forest with many cascades and rivers and an amazing variety of flora and fauna. In the Iguazu Falls there are 275 cascades of up to 70 meters high, which are formed by the water flowing from the Iguazu river. The most amazing waterfall is the Devil’s Throat which produces a deafening sound.

Buenos Aires – Obelisk
Buenos Aires
 

Capital city of the Argentine Republic and one of the principal cities in Latin America, Buenos Aires surprises with its architecture. Its style reflects the influence of Spaniards, French and Italians in buildings and landscaping. The city has wide avenues, mansions, buildings, extensive green areas, hundreds of sculptures and many churches which are incorporated as a whole with houses, office and apartment blocks, and modern sky scrapers.

Bariloche - Llao Llao in winter
Bariloche
 

Patagonia is the name given to the vast territory that occupies the southern part of Argentina and Chile. The principal attractions in Argentina are in the lakes district, next to the Andes chain where Bariloche stands out; Puerto Madryn and Peninsula Valdes are located on the Atlantic coast, and El Calafate, the Moreno Glacier and Ushuaia are located in southern Patagonia.

Ushuaia – The Lighthouse at the End of the World
Ushuaia
 

Ushuaia is located in the south of Argentina, in the Big Island of Tierra del Fuego; it is the southernmost city in the world; it is situated on the coast of the bay with the same name, on the Beagle Channel.Ushuaia is surrounded by sea, lakes, woods and mountains. It is a pretty and picturesque city which has an important accommodation infrastructure providing high quality services for tourists from all over the world during the whole year.

El Calafate – Perito Moreno Glacier
Calafate
 

El Calafate  is located in the province of Santa Cruz, Argentina, on the shore of the Lago Argentino, an incredible place to enjoy peace and nature. From there you can appreciate the characteristic Patagonian landscape, its flora and its fauna. The Calafate creek, which divides the city in two, is a backwater with a rocky bed, surrounded by willows growing on its banks. This city is the nearest place to the Glaciers National Park and its famous Perito Moreno Glacier.

Puerto Madryn – Whale Watching
Puerto Madryn
 


Puerto Madryn is located on the Atlantic coast in the province of Chubut. This town is the starting point for visiting the two principal protected natural areas, Peninsula Valdes and Punta Tombo.

In 1999 the area known as Peninsula Valdes was declared Natural World Heritage by the UNESCO. It is worldwide known because Southern Right Whales mate and calve in these waters during the months from June to December. It is also important to highlight the variety of fauna in this zone: Elephant Seals, South American Sea Lions, Orcas, Magellanic Penguins, Commerson’s Dolphins, Dolphins, Lesser rheas, Guanacos, Patagonian maras and a variety of sea birds.

Puerto Madryn was declared Capital of Diving in Argentina. Many of those who love diving visit it because of the clear and deep waters of Golfo Nuevo and Golfo San José to be in better contact with the marine fauna.

Salta – Cathedral
Salta
 

Salta is a well preserved colonial city and is also the starting point destination to visit the different landscapes in this zone. A good option is to take the famous Train to the Clouds, a masterpiece of engineering. Travelling to the north, La Puna and Salinas Grandes (Salt Fields) are an impacting destination which shows a completely different way of life.

Mendoza - Séptima Winery
Mendoza
 

Mendoza is the capital of the province of the same name. It is located in the west of the Argentine Republic, at the foot of the Andes chain. The city of Mendoza is an incredible oasis for cultivating. It is known internationally for its spectacular wineries. This is the ideal destination for those who love the mountains and wine.

Santiago de Chile – Night View
Santiago de Chile
 

Santiago de Chile is the capital and principal urban area in Chile. There you will find the most important administrative, cultural, commercial, financial and governmental organisms in the country, with the exception of the National Congress which is located in Valparaiso.

Puerto Varas - Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús
Puerto Varas
 

Puerto Varas is located in the south region of Chile, among hills, mountains, lakes and woods. A spectacular destination for those who love snow and nature. The city has around 30,000 inhabitants and their principal activity is tourism and agriculture. The city was originally colonized by Germans; you can still appreciate the colonial architecture in cafes, restaurants and inns in the center of the city. It is also a destination near Lago Llanquihue, the biggest in Chile.

Puerto Natales - Chile
Puerto Natales
 

Puerto Natales is a city in the south of Chile; it is located near the National Parks Torres del Paine, Bernardo O’Higgins and the fjords’ glaciers in the region. It is a must-see destination for those who love nature and relaxing in one of the most incredible ladscapes in the country.

Puerto Montt – Market
Puerto Montt
 

 

Puerto Montt is located in the south region of Chile. It has around 175 thousand inhabitants. The city offers the traveler tours around Pelluco, the beach in Puerto Montt, the Juan Pablo II Municipal Museum, Angelmó, the Sea Food and Fish Market, the Crafts Market, the Cathedral and the Church of the Jesuits.

Cafayate – Wineries
Cafayate
 

Cafayate is a city in the province of Salta. It is a must-see location for those who would like to tour and visit the unforgettable landscape in the north of Argentina. The city is surrounded by the Valles Calchaquies. The beauty of its landscapes, the very good climate, its excellent wines and the friendliness of its people make this city an unmissable destination for tourists from all over the world.

Torres del Paine – South, Central, North and Peineta Towers
Torres del Paine
 

The Torres del Paine National Park is located in the twelfth region of Chile between the Cordillera de los Andes Massif and the Patagonian steppe. The Torres del Paine National Park is one of the eleven protected areas in the Chilean Patagonia; together they cover 6,728,744 hectares.Any time of the year is possible for traveling to the Torres del Paine National Park, either from the city of Punta Arenas or from Puerto Natales. This National Park presents a great variety of flora and fauna. There are mountains, valleys, rivers, lakes and glaciers which make it an ideal destination for adventure sports. Following different trails you can admire the surrounding natural beauties.

El Chaltén – Cerro Torre and Cerro Fitz Roy
El Chaltén
 

El Chalten is a fantastic tourism villa located within the Glacier National Park at the foot of Mount Fitz Roy. This villa is situated south of the Andes Chain and in the South West of the Argentine Patagonia. El Chalten has been declared Capital of Trekking in Argentina, as it represents adventure and the possibility of enjoying nature to the fullest.

EEsteros del Iberá – Capybaras and their Young
Ibera Marshlands
 

The Ibera Marshlands are an enormous wetland of approximately 15 to 20 square km –it is the second largest after the wetlands in Brazil- the Iberá Marshlands are located in the province of Corrientes. The ecosystem in this region is subtropical and tropical; it is formed by marshes, streams and lagoons, with a great variety of local fauna.

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