Argentina located southeast of South America is one of the most important countries of Latin America, given its size and economic importance of big city. But it is also a country where attractions are great and worth knowing.
Glaciar Perito Moreno
It is a huge mass of ice located in the province of Santa Cruz, opposite the Magallanes Peninsula in southwestern Argentina. Has 5 miles wide, a height of about 74 meters above Lake Argentino and a depth of about 170 meters. In 1981 it was declared a World Natural Heritage Site. Constantly is shedding ice blocks of different sizes into Lake Argentino, which makes the occurrence of large waves and sound really shocking. They can be both terrestrial and aquatic excursions and may even walk on ice.
Talampaya National Park (La Rioja)
Located in the province of La Rioja, is about 215,000 hectares of surface, rock formations, archaeological remains. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000.
Cataratas del Iguazú (Iguazu Falls)
They are located in the province of Misiones in a rugged backdrop of subtropical forest vegetation. They comprise of 275 falls that reach 80 meters high, fueled mainly by the Iguazu River. They were chosen in 2011 as one of the "Seven Natural Wonders of the World." Rides can be made under the jumps in boat, hiking trails admiring the vegetation and animals typical of the region. The jump higher water flow, with 80 meters, called "Devil's Throat" can be seen when walking the catwalks from Puerto Canoas, using ecological trains.
It is an accident coastal places in the Province of Chubut, Argentina over the sea south of San Matías Gulf. It was included in the list of sites declared by UNESCO Natural Heritage Site in 1999. It is a piece of land in a triangular, a unique landmark of pristine beaches and towering cliffs. It is characterized by the presence of abundant fish, orcas, whales, seals, whales southern elephant seals, penguins, dolphins and many birds. The characteristic flora are plants shrubs and thorns. It is an area that lends itself to nautical activities mainly diving.
Cañón del Atuel (Atuel Canyon)
Located 37 kilometers from the city of San Rafael, in the Province of Mendoza. It is formed by the river Atuel Atuel Canyon, and El Valle Grande dam Nihuil. It is a very rough stage of Andean characteristics, where the hollow canyon was carved by the systematic erosion of wind and water for centuries. It is an ideal place for adventure tourism and extreme sports, mainly the Pentathlon, hiking, kayaking, windsurfing and Atuel river rafting.
It is known as the "Roof of America" for being the more height in America, the summit is at 6962 meters above sea level. It is located in the Province of Mendoza, in the Aconcagua Provincial Park. It is a popular destination for climbers of the most diverse parts of the world, but also features various excursions and adventure tourism activities.
It is one of the most sought after by tourism in Patagonia and Argentina in general. It is located in the Province of Chubut, the entrance to the Peninsula Valdes. It has a semi-arid climate, is visited both summer and winter. In summer, the beaches where you can sunbathe and practice different water sports are chosen. In winter, many hikes come to appreciate the dolphins, penguins, whales frank, dolphins, seals, birds, etc.
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