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Argentina Tours

Argentina is the world’s eighth largest country, covering almost the entire southern half of South America. Nature has showered its bounty on this country with tallest mountains, deserts, waterfalls, diverse landscape and all that would attract a person to consider an Argentina Tour. Even with multiple tours, one may not still be able to cover all the places which are part of Argentina Tours.

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The real Argentina Tours begin when you have visited Buenos Aires and you start going down to the southernmost part of South America. A cruise in the Chilean waters makes Argentina Tours memorable all the more. While in Buenos Aires, the places to visit include Palermo, planetarium, La Recoleta, Plaza de Mayo Square, and the Cabildo. A visit to an estancia which is an Argentine ranch is very enjoyable during Argentina Tours. The specialty of this place is the “asado”, a kind of food made of grilled cow ribs.

There are many regions in Argentina which make the country an interesting place to visit. Argentina’s vast Patagonia region starts from Rio Colorado and extends up to Straits of Magellan. This region consists of interior mountains, glaciers, sandy beaches, forests which are attractions for all Argentina Tours. The beauty of this region is well preserved in many national parks. The Neuquen region is the agriculture service centre for Rio Negro valley. The Peninsula Valdes makes home for animals like sea lions, seals, penguins and sea birds. During August to December, whales can be sighted and this is an added fascination for Argentina Tours.

The Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi is a beautiful lake formed by Pleistocene glaciers, with a narrow single island at the centre. This place is also known as Isla Victoria and is a haven for birds and animals and fish varieties. This place provides an added attraction for Argentina Tours because of the trekking facilities available here. There is an extinct volcano and the area is covered with mountain slopes and wildflowers which make this an ideal place for all Argentina Tours.

There is a shallow lake Laguna Blanca which was formed due to the lava from the volcano nearby. This and the swan sanctuaries where the black-necked swan is bred, are additional attractions for Argentina Tours. This place is an ideal home for different species of birds which are a unique part of Argentina Tours. The forest area of Parque Nacional Lanin is a beautiful location with snow-capped mountains and variety of flora. Argentina Tours are not complete without visiting this place. There is yet another sanctuary for birds, Reserva Provincial Punta Tombo, where penguins breed. A very interesting part of Argentina Tours lies here, where you have to tread carefully as the place is full of such birds.

There are also Parque Nacional Los Alerces covered with cypress and cedar trees, glaciers, and makes an important part of Argentina Tours. To those who are interested in mountain climbing, this area is a challenge and makes them love their Argentina Tours. The force of the glaciers here is a treat to the eyes for anyone who undertakes Argentina Tours. Monuments like Monumento Natural Bosques Petrificados which existed during Jurassic times and were subsequently submerged by volcanic ashes are part of the tourist attraction during Argentina Tours. There is one more park which should not be missed during Argentina Tours and that is the Parque Nacional Perito Moreno which has many glaciers and lakes where birds rest.

The Tierra del Fuego National Park near Ushuaia is a place never to be missed during an Argentina Tour as also Cape Horn National Park, which is a natural sea wall discovered in 1616. The Torres del Paine National Park is full of the vegetation and animals with the Andes Mountains as its backdrop. Never should you miss this place when on an Argentina Tour.

The people of Argentina are mostly influenced by the European culture as they form the major portion of the population. The official language of Argentina is Spanish. The food habit of the Argentina is predominantly Spanish and also varieties like French, German, Italian, and English foods. The shopping centers like Alto Palermo, Paseo Alcorta, Patio Bullrich, Abasto de Buenos Aires and Galer?as Pac?fico are a few places which attract people during their Argentina Tours. Of course, you should not miss the San Pedro Telmo, a 300 year old church in Buenos Aires when you plan Argentina Tours.

The Iguazu Falls in the northeast of Argentina is a beautiful place with lots of falls which is a heaven for a person on Argentina Tours. Quebrada de Humahuaca, Sierras de C?rdoba, Traslasierra Valley, Valles Calchaqu?es, and Parana River which are found in the Northern Argentina are a few places which any tourists on Argentina Tours will not want to miss. Mar del Plata is a very important sea resort in Argentina which interests a tourists on their Argentina Tours.

Argentina, with all its natural assets provided by nature has always been a favorable tourist place for visitors and the government is making all its efforts to make the tourism to Argentina a memorable one.


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