With the northern and southern Patagonian ice fields (the largest extrapolar mass of ice in the southern hemisphere) found in this region, glaciers are a feature of nature that Patagonia certainly does in style.
Experiential travel is an increasingly popular pursuit with adventurous tourists. No longer satisfied with the same old thing, more of us are seeking out unique and memorable experiences when we travel. Passive holidays lying on a beach in Spain or shopping in New York are all well and good, but some of us want more. […]
Looking into family adventure holidays this year? Holidays are a great way to bond with loved ones, but sometimes they’re just a little dull. For adventurous families, traditional holiday destinations and activities just won’t cut it. Sunbathing in Spain? Shopping in New York? Too ordinary. For adventure-minded families, it’s all about the extraordinary. Forget the tried and […]
Considering one of Argentina’s Glacier National Park hiking trails? The park, also known as Los Glaciares National Park, is a must-visit destination in Patagonia. Covering over 7,296 square kilometres, it’s Argentina’s largest national park. UNESCO declared it a world heritage site in 1981, and that should come as no surprise to anybody that’s ever visited. The Argentinian […]
General Carrera Lake is one of the most picturesque bodies of water in Patagonia. The lake spans both Chile and Argentina, and General Carrera Lake is its Chilean name. On the Argentinian side, they know it better as Lake Buenos Aires. Both names are widely used and internationally accepted, however, so take your pick. Whatever […]
The Ojos del Salado lake in the Andes is the world’s highest lake. It is situated on the eastern face of Ojos del Salado, the world’s highest active volcano. The volcano and lake are part of the Andes mountain range, straddling the Chilean and Argentinean borders. No adventure vacation to South America is complete without a trek […]
Planning a trip from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia? Look no further. Many visitors to Argentina make this journey, so the route is well served. This guide will give you an overview of what to do in each city, and how to get from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia in comfort.
The many and diverse landforms of Argentina make the country one of the world’s most interesting landscapes. From mountains to volcanoes and canyons to bays, there are a wealth of stunning landforms throughout Argentina. Anyone planning a visit to Argentina should be familiar with at least a few of the country’s most unique landforms. We’ve identified […]
If you’re planning a trip to Patagonia, you’re going to want to visit Laguna Esmeralda. This pristine lake, set amid a stunning backdrop of mountains and forest, offers incredible views and a relatively relaxed hiking environment. Even better, it’s not far from the Argentinian city of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world and a hub […]
Argentina’s El Chalten hiking trails are a must-do for the adventurous Patagonia traveller. El Chalten is part of the Los Glaciares National Park, home (perhaps unsurprisingly) to more glaciers than anywhere else in Patagonia. Though there is plenty to do in Los Glaciares, El Chalten is decidedly all about hiking. There are many different hiking trails to […]