With its diverse landscape, Argentina has fast become one of the most popular places in South America for hiking and trekking. It covers almost every terrain you can think of, from the sub-tropics to the rolling plateaus of the South and the Andes mountains. In the north, there are many National Parks to hike and camp, as well as beautiful landscape beyond the parks. The most popular place for hiking and trekking in Argentina is undoubtedly the beautiful South and the relatively untouched Patagonian region.
There are several routes and treks depending on your skill level but your Latin Routes specialist will be able to advise you of some of the most popular and beautiful spots to take a hiking or trekking holiday in Argentina. You can do a day trip or a longer and more challenging trip if you prefer. We recommend you go with a guide or on a group trip but fortunately there are plenty of options. Below, are some of the most popular Parks for hiking in Argentina but please ask your Latin Routes specialist for more details as we have a wealth of knowledge about walking and trekking holidays in Argentina and can help you choose your perfect itinerary to ensure you have a dream holiday in Argentina.
Chaco National Park
Located in the northern province of Chaco, the Chaco National Park encompasses many different types of landscape including savanna, marshes, lagoons and woodland. There is a variety of bird and wildlife to view also which makes it an interesting and popular place for hiking in Argentina.
Lago Puelo National Park
A smaller National Park but all be it, a beautiful one in the northwest of Chubut province in Patagonia. The park is made up of many regions which include the Patagonian forests, steppe and the High Andes.
Los Glaciares National Park
One of the most majestic National Parks on earth and one of the most popular and beautiful places for hiking and trekking in Argentina. At the southwest edge of Santa Cruz, it has been declared a World Heritage Site. Adorned with mountains, 47 glaciers, lakes and forests, its no wonder trekkers and hikers from all over the world come to discover this beautiful area on their Argentina holiday.
Nahuel Huapi National Park
This is the oldest and one of the most beautiful National Parks in the country and sits at the foot of the Andes, bordering Chile and located in the heart of Patagonia. With rich flora and fauna, there is plenty to explore with its diverse landscape.
Perito Moreno National Park
This famous National Park is Argentinas gem and probably the most famous routes for hiking in Argentina. On the western side of Argentina in Santa Cruz province, this is the most interesting and diverse National Parks in the country. Surrounded by hills and mountains, the parks landscapes include lakes, Patagonian steppe, forest and a variety of wildlife.
Provincial Park Ischigualasto (Valley of the Moon)
This arid desert area covers a large area in the Northeast of San Juan province. The name derived from the rock formations that characterize the canyon. It boasts multicoloured rock formed by sandstorms and is truly mind blowing! There is much wildlife to see here too.
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Located at the End of the World, this park is one of the most unique places in the world. It stretches over the Chilean border and is a popular choice for hiking and trekking holidays in Argentina.
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