Argentina Travel Guide

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. If you would like to discover Argentina you can find lots of great value travel packages available to book all year round. 


 
 

Things to Do & Travel Packages in Argentina

Find activities, experiences, travel packages, backpacking ideas, eco & adventure travel in Argentina.

Argentina Travel Guide

Argentina Destination Guide

Get travel information, tips, itineraries and inspiration for visiting Argentina on our travel guide.

  • Population: 42,000,000 (approx)
  • Capital: Buenos Aires
  • Largest City in Argentina: Buenos Aires 
  • Currency: Peso (ARS) £1 = 8ARS / $1 = 5ARS
  • International Calling Code +54
  • Area: 2,750,000 km 
  • Language: Spanish 

 

Top Reasons to Travel to Argentina

There are so many reasons why you might want to visit Argentina including:

  • Discover a vibrant culture and see incredible places
  • See some of the most amazing scenery in the world
  • Explore world famous cities
  • Get great value on sightseeing activities 

 

Visa

You can gain a 90 day tourist visa on arrival for most passport holders.

 

 

Weather & Best Time to Visit

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.

 

Getting Around

A good transport system operates in Argentina so it is fairly easy to travel by bus, train, plane or car.

 

Best Places to Visit in Argentina

There are so many amazing experiences available, these are some of the highlights:

  • Getting up close and wet at the Iguazú Falls, possibly the most impressive waterfalls in the world
  • Exploring Buenos Aires, learning to tango or taking in a live football game
  • Drinking wine and wondering around Mendoza which is spectacular
  • Going South and visiting Patagonia for wilderness and wildlife, visit the Patagonia El Chalten trek or visit the Porito Moreno glacier
  • Taking part in adventure sports in the Lake District, winter and summer options available
  • For nature head to the Nahuel Huapi National Park which is located close of the spectacular Andes
  • If you are looking to get off the beaten track visit Ushuaia which is the most Southern located city on the globe
  • If you enjoy drinking wine you will love San Juan
  • Seeing ancient dinosaur fossils and spectacular rocks in the Parque Provincial Ischigualasto
  • If you have a passion for dance you might like to join tango dance course - this is an amazing opportunity to learn how to tango with one on one and group classes! Argentina is famous for dancing and this can be a really fun experience getting taught by locals.

 

Travelling in Argentina

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 Budget Travel Tips

  • Getting to Argentina: Throughout the year there are usually special offers on flights availabile.

 

Health & Safety

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. 

 

Useful Words & Phrases for Travelling Argentina

  • Hello - Hola 
  • Good morning - Buenos dias
  • Goodbye - Adios
  • I do not understand - No entiendo
  • Do you speak...? Habla usted...? English(Inglais) Spanish(Espanol)
  • What is your name? Como se llama?
  • Nice to meet you - Encantado de conocerle
  • How are you? Como estas...? Good(bien) / Bad(mal)
  • Yes - Si
  • No - No
  • Please - Por favor
  • Thank you - Gracias
  • You are welcome - De nada

 

 

 

      

 

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