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Introducing Argentina

Argentina exudes passion. From the steamy dance of tango to the cult of futbol, Argentinean culture is as flavorful as its cuisine.

When is the best time to visit?
Since Argentina is a vast country, with climates ranging from the warm North to the icy South, when to visit really depends on where you plan on going. But as a general rule of thumb, travelers should aim to visit from April to June (fall) or from September to December (spring). Learn more

Where should I go in Argentina?
City life in Buenos Aires is a constant blur and a must-see for any visitor interested in soaking up the exciting culture of this country. Argentina boasts a host of natural splendors as well, from the Iguazú Falls in the subtropical north to the icy beauty of Perito Moreno Glacier and the Andean salt flats. Whatever destination travelers prefer, most will agree on one thing: there’s nothing like a well-grilled Argentinian steak accompanied by a glass of local red wine. Learn more

How many days do I need?
To truly experience Argentina, and eat your way through their diverse cuisine, plan to spend at least 10 days in this high-energy country. Learn more

Getting around in Argentina
Given its size, most itineraries in Argentina include domestic flights that take several hours. Renting a car and setting off on a road trip is also a great way to explore Argentina, though most travelers stick to regions for their road trips, and fly between regions. Learn more

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Argentina Tours & Itineraries

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Mendoza, Argentina
Map of Argentina, Chile & Peru - 16 Days
Argentina, Chile & Peru - 16 Days

This 16-day itinerary combines cultural and historical highlights of Argentina, Chile, and Peru, from city life and wine tastings to the Incan Empire and natural scapes. Walk the bustling streets of Buenos Aires and taste Malbec in the wineries of Mendoza. Tour Santiago de Chile and gaze upon the snow-capped Andes. Immerse yourself in the Cusco region and discover the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu.

The desert landscape of the Puna de Atacama
Map of The Best of Northern Argentina - 15 Days
The Best of Northern Argentina - 15 Days

While Northern Argentina is among the least explored areas of the country, it is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding areas to visit. Sitting at the foot of the Andes, it offers spectacular scenery of snow-capped volcanoes, vast salt flats, and otherworldly rock formations. This 15-day trip takes you to the area’s most dramatic sights, giving you a great taster of what the area offers.

Glacial lake in El Calafate
Map of Best of Argentina: Ushuaia, El Calafate & Iguazú Falls - 12 Days
Best of Argentina: Ushuaia, El Calafate & Iguazú Falls - 12 Days

Experience the sophistication of Buenos Aires, the mesmerizing force of the Iguazu Falls and the spectacular glaciers of El Calafate in a single trip. This 12-day itinerary travels to Argentina's historic capital and then across Patagonia, seamlessly blending urban bustle, outdoor adventure, and small-town charm.

Iguazu Falls National Park, Misiones, Argentina
Map of Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls - 6 Days
Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls - 6 Days

Stroll through Buenos Aires' eclectic neighborhoods before visiting the breathtaking Iguazú Falls National Park in this short but sweet itinerary that balances culture with nature. This is the perfect short trip for active travelers who are short on time but hoping to catch some of Argentina's most famous highlights.

Red hills of northern Argentina make for great hiking opportunities
Map of Explore Northern Argentina - 11 Days
Explore Northern Argentina - 11 Days

From the multicolored gorges of Cafayate to the Yunga cloud forest, and on to the salt flats of Jujuy, northern Argentina is an immensely diverse destination. This off-the-beaten-path region is great for hikers and bikers to get out and explore easygoing villages and gorgeous natural wonders while taking in some gaucho culture and enjoying superb local wines.

The road north from Mendoza passes through spectacular scenery
Map of Road Trip from Mendoza to Northern Argentina - 8 Days
Road Trip from Mendoza to Northern Argentina - 8 Days

One of the best ways to explore Argentina is on four wheels, giving you the chance to explore the country at your own pace while soaking in the country's spectacular natural scenery. This eight-day road trip takes you from the lively city of Mendoza to the polychromatic mountains of the north.

Make the Most of Your Time in Argentina

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Discover vast landscapes in Argentina
How Many Days Should You Spend in Argentina?

With 10 to 14 days in Argentina, you can spend time getting to know two main regions plus Buenos Aires, one of the world's great cities. Hear the mammoth Iguazú Falls roar in...

Argentina Travel Essentials

All you need to know to get started planning the perfect trip
Mt. Fitz Roy, one of Patagonia
Best Time of Year to Visit Argentina

When is the best time to visit Argentina? It depends on what you want to do. Winter is for skiing and visiting the Northwest, summer is for hitting Patagonia's trails, and the...

Argentina Travel Advice

Read our detailed insights to make sure you have the best trip
Tourists in front of the obelisk marking the beginning of Argentine Independence in central Buenos Aires
24 Hours in Buenos Aires

Have just one day in Buenos Aires? Plan on waking up early and going to bed late. It's the only way to fit in the modern art, cathedrals, and classic cafés—and still have time...

Argentina Destination Guides

Detailed travel guides for the main regions of the country
Boat trip under the mighty Iguazú Falls
Ultimate Guide to Iguazú National Park

Iguazú National Park is the home of Argentina's greatest natural attraction: the spectacular series of cascades known as Iguazú Falls. Among the largest waterfall systems on the...

A view of Fitz Roy from El Chalten
Ultimate Guide to El Chaltén

In the shadow of one of the most spectacular stretches of the Andes, El Chaltén is the undisputed trekking capital of Argentina. This guide will help you plan your trip and find...

Argentina Experiences

Unique things to do in Argentina
Gauchos are master horsemen
Gaucho Experience in Argentina

Just as North Americans have their cowboys, Argentines have their gauchos. This frontier culture is strongest in the Pampas (prairies) immediately surrounding the capital, as...

Magnificent mountain views from Laguna de los Tres
Hike to Mt. Fitz Roy

Los Glaciares National Park is a nearly 3,000-square-mile protected area in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. This Unesco World Heritage Site is home to some of the country's most...

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Wines & Traditional Cuisine by the Andes - 7 Days

Explore the many sights and tastes of Argentina during this 7-day excursion. Begin your journey in the city of Mendoza and sip on the local Malbec while soaking in the surrounding area. Visit the nearby town of Luján de Cuyo, where you'll do a winery bike tour and tasting, then horseback ride around the precordillera region of the Andes Mountains. Spend the rest of your trip in Salta, where you'll pick fresh ingredients from the market to make a local dish, and take a day trip to the village of Cafayate, which includes views of mountain landscapes and rock formations.

Hitting the open road in Argentina
Map of Road Trip Along Argentine Patagonia's Atlantic Coast - 14 Days
Road Trip Along Argentine Patagonia's Atlantic Coast - 14 Days

This two-week road trip leads adventurous travelers down the Atlantic coast of Argentine Patagonia. Along the journey, you'll see whales, penguins, desolate beaches, sheep ranches, petrified trees, and more! After a night in the capital city of Buenos Aires, jet down to Puerto Madryn — offering access to Peninsula Valdés, the top whale-watching destination in the country — and pick up your rental car to start the journey. From there, the itinerary heads south to Puerto Deseado, Petrified Forest National Park, Puerto San Julián. With stops along the way at historic sites and natural attractions, like the natural harbor where Magellan landed with his ships in the 16th century, the trip ends up at the luxurious Bahia Bustamante Lodge, where you'll have free time to explore the rugged coastline and expansive landscapes before heading back to civilization.

Perito Moreno glacier in Argentina
Discover Argentine Patagonia - 10 Days

Discover the highlights of Argentine Patagonia on this exciting 10-day trip that features hiking on a glacier, boating through an ice field, kayaking on a pristine lake, and so much more! You'll start with a quick stay in Buenos Aires, watching tango dancers perform in the street and experiencing traditional café culture. Then catch a flight south to El Calafate, the jumping-off point for exploring Los Glaciares National Park. You'll trek on the surface of Perito Moreno glacier — an unforgettable experience — before enjoying the scenic drive to El Chaltén, a hot spot for hikers, rock climbers, and outdoor enthusiasts. Finish with a few days in Argentina's Lake District, tasting artisanal chocolates in charming Bariloche and kayaking through the crystalline waters of Lago Nahuel Huapi.

Argentina Travel Maps

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Argentina map: Top 10 Regions in Argentina: Where to Go & What to See
Top 10 Regions in Argentina: Where to Go & What to See
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Argentina map: 10 Days in Argentina - 6 Unique Itinerary Ideas
10 Days in Argentina - 6 Unique Itinerary Ideas
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Argentina map: 7 Days in Argentina - 7 Unique Itinerary Ideas
7 Days in Argentina - 7 Unique Itinerary Ideas
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Meet our Local Travel Specialists

Experienced travel agents with a passion for Argentina
Travel specialist Erin Wiley
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Erin Wiley

Travel simply makes people happy and I want to be a part of that. If I am not traveling myself then I want to surround myself with people who are. Originally from Michigan, I grew up camping...

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Travel specialist Emilce Alonso
active 12 hours ago

Emilce Alonso

I'm from Cordoba, Argentina. I had the opportunity to travel a lot through it and beyond. I really enjoy getting to know new places, like typical food, music and meeting people. I love the...

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Travel specialist Leandro Zamprogno
active 13 hours ago

Leandro Zamprogno

Hello there! Planning to come to South America? Then I'm your contact here, I'll be super happy to help you plan your trip! I have been part of the sales team at Trips SouthAmerica for the last...

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Travel specialist Paul Jones
active 1 day ago

Paul Jones

Originally from Bristol in the UK, I have lived and worked in Peru for 15 years. My wife is a Latina, my children mestizo and my dog German! Latin America is a destination full of exceptional and...

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Trip Reviews for Argentina

The latest reviews by travelers who booked their trip on kimkim

Everything was very smooth and went perfectly... · Argentina - Dec 28 - Jan 4, 2022

Traveler: Michael M. - Local specialist: Emilce Alonso

Everything was very smooth and went perfectly. No issues throughout the entire trip due to the great planning from the travel team. Fernando and Mathias were particularly helpful, knowledgeable, and very friendly. Would highly recommend.

The perfect honeymoon adventure! · Argentina - Nov 5 - Nov 20, 2021

Traveler: Kailey L. - Local specialist: Emilce Alonso

We had the PERFECT honeymoon trip. It was a long one- 16 days/15 nights- so Emilce was absolutely instrumental in helping us craft the trip and making sure everything was organized and stress free for us. She was patient and responsive, and all of her suggestions for excursions were spot on for what we wanted to do- from a tango show, to hikes in Patagonia and Iguazu, to wine tours in Mendoza. It was amazing how hassle-free it all was- people were there to pick us up and drop us off at each... read more

We had the PERFECT honeymoon trip. It was a long one- 16 days/15 nights- so Emilce was absolutely instrumental in helping us craft the trip and making sure everything was organized and stress free for us. She was patient and responsive, and all of her suggestions for excursions were spot on for what we wanted to do- from a tango show, to hikes in Patagonia and Iguazu, to wine tours in Mendoza. It was amazing how hassle-free it all was- people were there to pick us up and drop us off at each airport and take us to all of our activities- we didn’t even really have to think! Plus, every guide we had was so knowledgeable and friendly- and so excited to use their English as we were the first Americans they’d had since the pandemic restrictions lifted. I absolutely recommend working with Emi- and visiting Argentina!!

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Emilce Alonso, local specialist, responded to this review:

Kailey and Jack,
Many thanks for all your kind comments and for sharing these lovely photos about your Honeymoon in Argentina! :)
We are thrilled that you loved and enjoyed the highlights of our country, and that traveling during the Pandemic time hasn't been an obstacle.
I want to thank you once again for trusting me to organize your honeymoon!!
It was a pleasure to e-meet you! Best wishes and adventures to come! Emi

Honeymoon in Argentina during COVID-19 · Argentina - Mar 8 - Mar 18, 2020

Traveler: Jenna Q. - Local specialist: Emilce Alonso

My husband I are traveled to Argentina for our honeymoon and Emi helped us plan the perfect itinerary. Emi had great suggestions for our getaway, and accommodated all of our requests. Unfortunately the end of your trip was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and we had to return home sooner than anticipated, but we were able to enjoy the time that we had. We thoroughly enjoyed our private tour of Buenos Aires with Federico, our private tour of the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls. Mendoza was... read more

My husband I are traveled to Argentina for our honeymoon and Emi helped us plan the perfect itinerary. Emi had great suggestions for our getaway, and accommodated all of our requests. Unfortunately the end of your trip was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and we had to return home sooner than anticipated, but we were able to enjoy the time that we had. We thoroughly enjoyed our private tour of Buenos Aires with Federico, our private tour of the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls. Mendoza was the highlight of our trip. We loved all of the hotels that Emi booked/suggested for us. We were only able to spend one night in El Calafate, and unable to do any of our planned excursions in Calafate/Chalten, but we will be back! Emi stayed in constant contact with us after COVID-19 travel restrictions started being implemented, and even gave us her personal phone number. We highly recommend Emi if you are planning a trip to Argentina!

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Emilce Alonso, local specialist, responded to this review:

Jenna and Victor,
I want to thank you once again for trusting me to organize your honeymoon.
I am very happy to know that you have been able to fully enjoy your stay in Buenos Aires, as well as in Iguazu and Mendoza. :D
I am sorry that you were not able to finish your trip in El Calafate correctly due to the global situation of the COVID-19. It was a complicated situation as it was an hour by hour issue, but fortunately, you managed to get home before borders were totally closed.
I really... read more

Jenna and Victor,
I want to thank you once again for trusting me to organize your honeymoon.
I am very happy to know that you have been able to fully enjoy your stay in Buenos Aires, as well as in Iguazu and Mendoza. :D
I am sorry that you were not able to finish your trip in El Calafate correctly due to the global situation of the COVID-19. It was a complicated situation as it was an hour by hour issue, but fortunately, you managed to get home before borders were totally closed.
I really hope to receive you on another occasion so you get to know the rest of Argentina.
It was a pleasure to meet you! :)
Emi