A Guide To The Best National Parks In Argentina
From the town of El Chalten you can make beautiful hikes in the Fitz Roy mountain range.
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There are different trails and you can make it as long and hard as you want. You walk from the town straight into the mountains.
One of the highlights is the hike to Laguna the los Tres. It's a full day hike and the last part is the hardest.
Visit the Perito Moreno glacier from the town of El Calafate.
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There are walkways you can use to observe the glacier from different sides.
Don't forget to make a boat trip around the glacier.
Tierra del Fuego, land of fire, is located near Ushuaia, the most southern city of the world - also known as, end of the world.
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You can go on several hikes and enjoy the unique vegetation around you.
The costera trail makes you hike along the Beagle Channel, offering beautiful views.
The Iguazu falls are located on the border of Argentina and Brazil in the north of the country.
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You can visit the falls from both the Argentinean and Brazilian side, offering different experiences.
From the Argentinean side you walk along the waterfalls.
From the Brazilian side you have more of an overview, including the possibility to make a helicopter tour.
On both sides you will meet these lovely pisotes, trying to steal your food.
Los Alerces is located near the city of Esquel. It's named after the Alerce tree(cypress).
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You can go for beautiful walks and observe the many Patagonian trees, including the 50 meters high alerce (cypress)
The views are amazing. So many different colors of blue and green.
From Puerto Madryn you can visit the penguin colony of Punta Tomba (between September and March)
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Between May and December you can spot humpback whales around Peninsula Valdes, near Puerto Madryn. An amazing experience!
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The Nahuel Huapi lake is the perfect place for outdoor activities such as hiking, rafting, kayaking, sailing and biking. Bariloche is the main city.
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In winter it's the best place for skiing but in summer you can use the cable cars to the ski slopes and enjoy the views.
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