Argentina is a wide country that offers tourist different
destinations that deserve to be visited while you play golf.
The northwest is, mostly, a montainous region, with outstanding
landscapes and pisturesque villages. The Train to the Clouds
allows you to go through them in an extraordinary way.
Adventure Tourism. Internationally known Thermal baths in
Cascades, rapids and waterfalls, with its main
exponent in Iguazu. The Littoral offers numerous beaches,
islands and ideal places to practise swimming and water
sports. There are thermal fountains in several cities.
It is an arid mountaineous region, cut across, however,
by plentiful rivers that make up imponent canyons such as
that of the Atuel Canyon. Rafting, mountaineering, trekking
and many other adventure activities. Excellent ski centres
such as that of Las Leñas Valley. Visits to wineries.
The Region of the Sierras is peppered with small mountains
crossed by plentiful rivers, streams and artifitial lakes.
It posseses a great tourist potential reflected in a number
of cities and turist villages. Adventure tourism, swimming
and water sports are the main activities to take part in.
Plain region interrupted only by the the small mountains
of Tandil and La Ventana sierras Its tourist potential is
mainly reflected on the big city of Buenos Aires - industrial
and commercial pole that offers an intense cultural activity.
Besides, we can find a large number of beaches on the Atlantic
Coast. Tandil and Ventana offer a hilly landscape.
Mountainous region, peppered with natural lakes, glaciers
and woods: one of the most astounding landscapes of Argentina.
Excellent for adventure tourism: trekking, rafting, mountaineering,
etc. Water sports and excursions in its numerous lakes.
Excellent skii centres such as Chapelco and Mount Cathedral;
and thermal baths centres.
It is the eastern part of Patagonia that limits with the
Atlantic Ocean . It is also called Patagonian plateau. It
posseses a very special relief. Rich in sea fauna. In the
northern area, you will find suitable beaches for swimming
due to their water good temperature. Scuba diving is one
of the other important attractions.
Places not to be missed on your visit to Argentina
The city of Buenos Aires, one of the most important ones in Latin America, is a great cosmopolitan and many-sided metropolis. With its evident universal influence, this city astonishes the tourist.
It is the capital of the Argentine Republic and the vital bond of the nation.As long as European arquitecture is concerned, many streets recall those of Paris.Its numberless museums, exposition and conference centres, art galleries, cinemas and theatres with high level national and international spectacles are witnesses of its important cultural life.
Its nightlife is quite varied and extends up to the early hours. Discos, restaurants, cafeterias and many other attractions for all tastes are spread all around the city offering the tourist a large number of options.
It has an intense commercial activity, reflected in numberless shops of the main world-famous branches, shop centres and commercial shopping’s.
The Colon Theatre, one of the most important lyrical theatres in the world, is seat, together with some other sceneries, of an intense musical activity that comprises all genres including, of course, the famous and typical Tango; besides, the city is frequently visited by orchestras, groups and soloists from all over the world.
Financial, stock-exchange and economical seat of the country, Buenos Aires is the principal port of the nation. Its nightlife is quite varied and extends up to the early hours. Discos, restaurants, cafeterias and many other attractions for all tastes are spread all around the city offering the tourist a large number of options.
Its accommodation capacity ranges from luxurious 5 stars hotels belonging to international chains up to modest lodgings, including all economic levels.
Train to the Clouds
It is one of the three highest trains in the world.
The whole trip takes almost 15 hours, crossing 29 bridges, 21 tunnels, 13 viaducts, 2 "curls" and 2 zig-zags. Due to the height at which the train moves, it is quite common to see clouds under its bridges or at the mountainsides, hence the choice of its name.
It travels through the vertiginous mountains of the Andes Mountain Range and moves along astonishing landscapes.
It leaves from the city of Salta, moves along the Valle de Lerma (Lerma valley), gets into Quebrada del Toro (Bull's Gorge) and reaches the Puna.
The final point of the trip is the kilometre 1350 where you will find La Polvorilla viaduct which is 224 metres long and 63 metres high. It is the highest cowboy line, at 4200 m.a.s.l. and one of the most important ones in the world due to its characteristics.
The train offers several services such as: restaurant car, panoramic car, folk spectacles, consulting room, audio, video and bilingual guides.
Its 275 falls, some of them with more than 70 metres of height were declared "World Natural Patrimony of the Humanity" by the UNESCO and they are a sublime spectacle.
Among the main falls we can mention the Mitre, Belgrano, Rivadavia, Three Musketeers, San Martín, Bozzetti, Two Sisters and the famous Devil's Gorge, one of the most impressive falls due to its size and scenographic effect.
The Iguazu National Park, which lodges the famous falls, contains more than 400 species of birds, around 2 000 vegetal species and an immeasurable world of insects making of this bioma one of the richest natural environments of the country.
Valle de la Luna (Moon Valley) and Talampaya
The Provincial Park Ischigualasto (Valle de la Luna) in San Juan and the National Park Tampalaya in La Rioja, are next to each other, and both of them are paleontologic and archaeological deposits of utmost importance.
Fossils of vertebrates, footprints and rests of dinosaurs, ferns and petrified Araucaria trunks imprints, are just some examples that show its relevance.
They also posses geological formations that were wind-eroded resulting in curious.
Also called the "Roof of América", is the highest peak in the American continent. It is located in the province of Mendoza, and its summit rises up to the 6.959 metres above the sea level.
While you play golf in the Wine Area, you can take the excursion to go there.
It is the goal of mountain climbers from all over the world. Reaching its summit is a hard challenge that requires very good training and careful planning.
It is located within the Aconcagua Provincial Park and those who do not practise mountaineering can find many other activities in the zone, generally related to adventure tourism.
This geographical accident, one hour far from the city of Puerto Madryn, is the principal centre of sea fauna in Argentina, due to its diversity and abundace.
Here you can watch: southern franca whales, orcas, sea woolves and elephants, penguins and a great variety of sea birds.
Its long beaches with transparent waters and imposing cliffs offer the tourist a landscape of striking beauty.
The Route of Seven Lakes
Leaving from San Martín de los Andes and
arriving at Villa La Angostura or San
Carlos de Bariloche (and viceversa), this singular
mountain road of the Argentine Patagonia encounters, all
along its track, several lakes of singular beauty. This
is a route that you take on connection between both cities.
Their waters are transparent and of different tones ranging
from blue to emerald green. In these lakes it is likely
to find a great variety of trouts, and there are some points
of the road that are considered excellent for sporting fihing.
San Carlos de Bariloche, San Martín de los Andes and Villa
La Angostura are beautiful tourist mountain villages with
an excellent service infrastructure for the tourist.
Perito Moreno Glacier
It is located within The Glaciers National Park and was
declared "World Natural Patrimony of the Humanity". Its
front covers 5 kilómetres and it has almost 80 metres of
hight above sea level. Ice blocks of different sizes are
constantly coming off the glacier and falling into the waters
of the Argentine lake causing astounding sounds and impressive
waves over the surface, turning this moment into an unforgettable
spectacle. This glacier is one of the few ones in the world
that is in constant development. Several latchstring and
terrestrial excursions can be done, and even it is possible
to walk on its surface being in close contact with the glacier
ice, meeting its inner peaks and ponds. Within the park,
located at 80 km. from the locality of El Calafate,
the tourist can visit other nearby glaciers and take part
in varied activities.
Beagle Canal and Antártida
Right from Ushuaia, the southernmost city
of the world, the tourist can join in excursions to sail
the waters of the Beagle Canal. Its bays and islets bathed
by transparent waters and its variety of birds including
cormorants, penguins, sea gulls, swallows and mammals turn
the visit to the Beagle Canal into an unforgettable experience.
There are daily excursions in different kinds of boats that
go to Cape Horn, los Estados Island, Bridge Islands, The
Woolves, The Birds and Les Eclaireurs lighthouse. In Ushuaia
you can find the Southern golf course of the world with
9 holes. After your round you will get a diploma showing
that you have played it!