With the grandiose and impressive Patagonia sitting in the south of the country and the vibrant and bustling city of Buenos Aires in the North, Argentina is a destination with the perfect blend of rugged and wild beauty and sophisticated urban centers. One of the most developed countries in South America, Argentina is also known as a destination fairly easily traveled by newcomers and appreciated by almost all. Buenos Aires is a cosmopolitan and unique city, boasting impressive architecture, a colonial feel and a spirit all its own. In the south, the mighty Patagonia awes visitors with its impressive peaks, sheer cliffs, deep valleys and breathtakingly beautiful vistas. Add to the beautiful scenery and culturally rich cities amazing beef, delicious wine and any foodie traveler is also bound to be a happy camper. But, for any new traveler to Argentina, the enormity of things to do and numerous places to visit can be totally overwhelming. That’s why signing up for a small group adventure tour could be the perfect way to see, taste and experience Argentina.
So, ok, I know what you are thinking. “A travel tour? Isn’t that what old people do?” The answer is no. The truth is travel tours have come a long way since the days of giant air-conditioned buses and old ladies. Today there are tours designed specifically for the independent, adventure traveler. That’s right—active, interesting and adventurous tours that allow travelers to explore and experience a foreign place. First off, they keep the groups small, usually capping out at 16 people, so you won’t be traveling around with some awkwardly huge group of gawking tourists. Second, these tours don’t just scratch the surface of the places you visit. In fact, by using a combination of local and experienced guides, you’ll often see and experience MORE than you would on your own. Also, because these tours have already been developed to showcase the best of the best, you’ll save yourself from countless hours of potentially pointless research trying to find out where to go and what to eat. Argentina is not a destination for the wimpy. As you scale mountains, make friends with llamas and take in some of the most impressive mountain scenery in the entire world you’ll be glad you decided to come to Argentina. Pack your best coat and get ready to do some serious shopping in Buenos Aires—a trip to Argentina will prove to be the adventure of a lifetime.
Hike through some of the most dramatic scenery in the world on this active foray into Argentinean Patagonia. You will be awe inspired by towering, snowy peaks and breathtakingly beautiful glacial lakes. Watch behemoth ice chunks calving off Perito Moreno in Glacier National Park. Get your body moving and work up a sweat while being awed by Mother Nature on this active and scenic six day tour.
On this adventure to the Patagonia region of Argentina you will want to make sure to pack the right gear for outdoor pursuits. This trip is not for the bus tourist. In fact, if you are thinking about joining a bus tour, you might want to look elsewhere. On this epic 15 day journey you will be inspired to get out into Nature to see what Argentina has to offer the adventurous traveler.
Are you ready to sweat? If so, then this is the adventure trip for you! As you travel through multiple national parks and see what makes the Andes Mountains so beloved by mountaineers and skiers alike, you will see first-hand that your choice to spend your hard-earned vacation time and money on our End of the Earth adventure is quite possibly the best decision you could make this year.
Then, after you have earned your travel credibility in the Andes, kick back with a stay in exciting Buenos Aires and see why Argentina is fast becoming a hot spot for wine and culinary delights.
Travel overland from Santiago to Buenos Aires, taking in some awesome scenery and opportunities for outdoor sports along the way. Beginning in Chile’s buzzing capital, this trip takes you through the volcanic landscapes of Puerto Varas, into the Lake District around Bariloche and finally ends in flamboyant Buenos Aires, where the party never stops. Get a taste of Patagonia on this action-packed adventure that is sure to leave you wanting more.