El Calafate is a town that long ago accepted the fact that it could never compete for popularity with its icy blue neighbors, the glaciers of Los Glaciares National Park. The town is not a tourist attraction in itself, but rather the perfect place from which to embark on epic adventures. Here are five things you can do in El Calafate.
Category: Things To Do
April 6, 2015
Established in 1934, Nahuel Huapi National Park is the oldest in Argentina and the largest in the region. It is located on the foothills of the Patagonian Andes, its central feature being Nahuel Huapi Lake. The 2,720 square-mile (7,050 square km) nature reserve is simply chock-full of things to see and do, but these are some of highlights.
March 16, 2015
The stretch of National Route 40 (formerly provincial route 234) that connects the towns of San Martín de los Andes and Villa La Angostura in the province of Neuquén is more commonly known as the Road of the Seven Lakes. It is roughly 68 miles (110 kilometers) of the most scenic route any traveler could […]
March 9, 2015
The southernmost city in the American continent, it is indeed located at the “end of the world”. With the Beagle channel and national park nearby, there is enough to see and do to warrant at least a week-long stay, but if you only have one day to spend in this exceptionally beautiful town, don’t fret. Here’s how you can spend the perfect day in Ushuaia.
March 2, 2015
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Argentina, Iguazú Falls rarely disappoints the hordes of visitors it receives every year. Located at the northeastern tip of the country, the falls attract all kinds of travelers, from nature lovers who only seek to revel in their sheer beauty, to thrill seekers who are not afraid to look down the Devil’s Throat. Whatever your reason may be for visiting Iguazú Falls, here’s your insider’s guide with tips you might find useful when planning your trip to Argentina.
February 9, 2015
In the pleasant, colonial city of Salta in northwest Argentina, there is a variety of produce for sale, wines from the region, and beautiful simple stones sold as jewelry. And when you look around Salta, it’s hard to imagine where it all comes from. That is precisely why I decided to take the Calchaqui Valley and Cafayate Winery-Day Trip from Salta. Because I wanted to see for my own eyes where all of these riches come from. And because I’d seen photos of a stark, red, striated landscape, which I really wanted to see.