Tours in Argentina allow you to experience thriving cities, snowy mountains and beautiful wine and farmlands. Choose one of our Best of Argentina tours and explore the many attractions of this varied country, or combine your holiday with Brazil, Chile and other South American countries. Browse our suggested tours below for inspiration, or speak to our Destination Specialists to book your bespoke holiday.
The Best of Argentina tour will show you the many sights and attractions of this wonderful country. See Tango dancers and lively bars in Buenos Aires, climb the Perito Moreno Glacier and visit Mendoza and the surrounding winelands. From national parks and thriving cities to lakes and mountains, this tour takes it all in.
Combine your tour of Argentina with some other fantastic South American countries. The Best of Argentina & Brazil allows you to explore Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Iguazu Falls. People watch on the golden Copa Cobana Beach, see Tango dancing and carnivals and take in city views from Sugarloaf Mountain. Admire the thundering waters of Iguazu Falls, see the nearby jungles and more. Alternatively, our Highlights of South America Tour includes Peru, Argentina and Brazil. Take in the dizzy heights of Wonder of the World Machu Picchu to the famous wines of Argentina and lively atmosphere of Rio de Janeiro.
Immerse yourself in beautiful natural landscapes on our Bariloche's Lakes & Mountains Tour. Located in the Andes, the Bariloche area is perfect for skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer. Visit chocolate box style chalets, fish or enjoy Watersports on the lake and try delicious local wines and fresh produce during your tour.
Argentina Food Tour
Private Tour Guide Buenos Aires Argentina
"Iguazu Falls – make sure you have the time to visit them twice. Once from the Brazil side and once from the Argentina side, as you’ll get a completely different experience. Both of which are fabulous."
"Meat-lovers will revel in the huge doorstop-sized steaks and parrillada eateries - the meats are famous here for a reason. "
"If you're going to be using public transport, invest in a SUBE card. They're valid on trains, buses and the Underground. It saves you a lot of hassle, especially seeing as change here is hard to come by."
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the currency of Argentina?
The peso is the official currency of Argentina, made up of 100 centavos. ATMs are widely available, but do remember that there is a charge for every withdrawal - you may want to exchange your cash prior to arriving to ensure you won't be charged heavily for small withdrawals.
What is Argentina known for?
Dance – Argentina is widely known as the birthplace of the tango – a passionate improvisational social partner dance that has recently seen a resurgence due to mainstream Western television dance shows.
Sport – The country is synonymous with football too, having won the FIFA World Cup twice, and finishing as runners-up three times.
Wine – Declared as Argentina’s national liquor in 2010, Argentine wine is now recognised the world over. Unlike many other exporters of wine, the vineyards here aren’t at risk of fungi, insects and grape diseases, due to the low humidity and high altitudes. This vastly reduces the need for pesticide.
What kind of food should I expect in Argentina?
Argentina is particularly fond of parrillada (barbecue) and grilled meats – here you can enjoy sizzling slabs of world-class beef, and equally impressive street food – here’s a few you have to try:
• choripan – a grilled beef and pork sausage sandwich marinated in chimichurri sauce
• omito – a hearty, flash-grilled steak sandwich topped with fried egg, lettuce, onions, chimichurri sauce, tomatoes, mayonnaise and cheese
• bondiola – roasted pork shoulder, seasoned with salsa and lemon juice, served on a thick baguette, topped with fries, cheese and herbs
A hive of energetic streets, expansive wildernesses, exquisite food and a proud blend of European cultures and influences – Argentina simply has to be experienced.
Why you'll love Argentina...
• Hiking up Perito Morino glacier
• Wine-tasting in picturesque Mendoza
• Exploring the thriving port town of Ushuaia
• Whale-watching along Peninsula Valdes
• Gazing up at the Martial Mountains
• Taking in the dramatic Tierra del Fuego scenery
• Meeting real gauchos (skilled horsemen/cowboys)
• Cruising the Beagle Channel by catamaran
• Spotting the Magellan penguins at Punta Tombo
• Dancing the tango in lively Buenos Aires
• Tasting delicious Choripan (beef and pork sandwich in chimichurri sauce)
Did you know...
• In late 2001-2002, Argentina had five presidents in ten days.
• In 2015, an Argentine appeals court gave female orangutan Sandra rights to life, liberty, and freedom from harm – the same rights as a human. Prior to this, Sandra was born into captivity and kept in a zoo for 29 years, before animal rights campaigners petitioned for her to be considered an individual, rather than a ‘thing’.
• On 20 July every year, Argentina celebrates Friendship Day, with locals hosting large, friendly gatherings of family and acquaintances, old and new.
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