Argentina is the kind of place that could get even the most stubborn homebody out into the wild.

A country that’s oozing with natural beauty, Argentina is the kind of place you’ll look back on and wonder if it were all a dream.

Every time you see a photo from your trip, you’ll be impressed all over again.

Why visit Argentina:

When a country is as large as Argentina, you know there’s going to be a lot to explore.

Argentina is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world, meaning it attracts visitors from all over the world. Yet it’s not hard to find somewhere to enjoy all by yourself.

Argentine Patagonia is a rugged, desolate region with landscapes that are just as empty as they are impressive. Striking mountain silhouettes are made even more dramatic by the contrast of the endless flat plains around them. Bright sunshine sparkles on snow-capped peaks. And nature feels like it flows on forever.

Much of Argentina is uninhabited, making it the perfect destination for a scenic road trip adventure. Just make sure you come here prepared with outdoor clothing and hiking boots – you simply can’t visit without exploring at least one or two of the many trails in Argentina.

Essential Reading: 10 Patagonia hikes for every level

There’s a stunning hike for everyone is Argentine Patagonia. Warning: this post may also make you want to hope across the border to Chile while you’re there (and I wouldn’t blame you!).


ONLY IN Argentina: The stunning views of Laguna Torre

Laguna Torre is one of the more famous hikes in Argentina – and for good reason. This 20km moderate hike will give you far more in reward than you give in effort – which can be a lot at times.


PLAN YOUR ARGENTINA TRIP: How to book the best flights

Booking flights to Argentina can be pricey, especially if you’re flying all the way down to Patagonia. Here are my top flight booking tips after more than two years of full time travel.