Argentina is the second largest country in South America and a must visit destination for anyone thinking about exploring South America. Buenos Aires is one of the greatest cities to experience with a vibrant atmosphere and lots to see and do but there is a lot more to the country than just this city. Plan a break to Argentina today.
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There are so many reasons why you might want to visit Argentina including:
Expect it to be cold during winter and hot / humid during the summer period over December - February. There is no best time to visit, Argentina is a year round destination.
A good transport system operates in Argentina so it is fairly easy to travel by bus, train, plane or car.
There are so many amazing experiences available, these are some of the highlights:
Would you like to go travelling or backpacking in Argentina? On One World 365 you can find lots of exciting and also cheap travel opportunities throughout the country. We list itineraries and experiences which will ignite your wanderlust. If you would like to do more than just sunbathing our unique and inspiring travel packages will appeal to you. From exploring Mendoza to going to see specuar Patagonia, you will be left spellbound. Popular places you should add to your intinerary include Buenos Airies, Mendoza, Cordoba, El Calafate, the Perito Moreno Glacier, Patagonia and the incredible Foz do Iguassu Falls which is our top recommendation.
Argentina is a great value and very safe destination to travel in with lots of things to do. If you would like to visit South America we recommend fitting this country into your itinerary. View more information about taking a gap year in Argentina, we have programs for students, non-students, budget backpackers and career breakers. Argentina is one of the most popular South America gap year destinations with a wide range of opportunities and things to see and do.
Throughout the year there are usually special offers on flights available and most international flights arrive into the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires. Here you can experience a diverse city with tango, colourful building and lots of sightseeing activities. Argentina is a great country to visit before traveling throughout this continent, you could fly, travel by public transport or join a tour. To experience one of the local passions try to see a live football game, you can find teams throughout this football mad country. You might want to explore the stunning Lake District whilst no trip is complete without visiting the spectacular Iguazu Falls on the Brazilian border.
Argentina is generally a safe country to visit and problems for internationals are rare. You will need to pay more attention in the large cities like Buenos Aires especially at night. This country has suffered from economical trouble in the past decade but you are unlikely to experience any problems when visiting.