Thanks to a precipitous drop in the Argentinian currency, mid December 2015, it became an instant Top Value Destination for Canadian Travelers. Of course that means it’s also an excellent value for those carrying USD, EUR or AUD.
Argentina is a beautiful and diverse country. It’s the jumping off point for expeditions to Antarctica and has one of the longest stretches of Atlantic coast in the Southern Hemisphere. This is a great year to go.
What to do in Argentina
Argentina is a vast country, offering a lot of interesting things to do and places to visit. No visit to Argentina is complete without experiencing the vibe of tango on Buenos Aires’ streets, the beauty of Patagonia and the wines of Mendoza. Ten days in Argentina can be romantic or adventurous, depending on your priorities.
You will be flying into Buenos Aires and flying out of Mendoza .
Flying is a good way to cut the traveling time
Buenos Aires is the most European city in South America. Sometimes you might feel you are in Spain or even France … but rest assured you didn’t board the wrong plane. Buenos Aires is famous for tango, good food and historical sights.
You will fly in and out of Buenos Aires
You will stay in a budget hotel or hostel in Palermo Viejo – the trendiest part of Buenos Aires – , Monserrat – easily accessible
If you’re looking for unforgettable ski packages as part of a vacation, the slopes of Europe are among the best in the world, but you also shouldn’t overlook Argentina. Here are the top ski destinations:
Bariloche, Argentina—most people don’t think of the Southern Hemisphere as a skiing hotspot, but the Andes mountains are the second-highest range in the world! The actual skiing is at nearby Cerro Catedral, but the town of Bariloche is where you’ll settle between hitting the slopes.
December falls during the summer but the high season hasn’t kicked in yet. However , do expect more crowds and higher prices, especially around Christmas. You can plan to visit the beaches now, but they tend to be quite packed. Buenos Aires can be quite hot , but at least it’s not overrun by tourists. Patagonia is excellent for spending time in the nature.
Weather in December
With the variety of climates in Argentina, the summer takes various forms here.
Argentina is a large country and therefore it also has quite a lot of climates. August – which still falls during winter – is best for visiting the North and Northwest, so if you have Iguazu Falls on your mind, now it’s the time to go. For snow lovers, Patagonia is the place to be, while Buenos Aires can be visited any time of the year.
Weather in August
Just like in July, in the North and Northwest, the rains and