Argentina is a beautiful country and you’ll need a few weeks to make to most of it. Tango the night away in Buenos Aires, tuck into steak and Malbec in the Mendoza Valley, trek the Los Glaciares National Park, witness the majestic waterfalls of Foz do Iguacu and soak up the culture in Cordoba. Average daily cost per person: 2,665 Argentinian pesos or £32 ($39).
Past travelers have spent, in average £5.6 ($6.8) on meals for one day. Some of the typical dishes to try are the famous Empanadas (fried or baked dough stuffed with meat), Choripan (chorizo sandwich ), Locro (traditional stew), Provoleta (grilled cheese) and the delicious Argentinian barbecue.
The price per person for one night in a hostel is usually below £10 ($12). Budget Hotels are also reasonably priced. Hotel Grand Brizo Buenos Aires, Hotel UOM Buenos Aires, and Tango de Mayo Hotel are some of the most popular budget hotels in Buenos Aires.
Argentina is just a marvel of outdoors activities and we couldn’t possibly list them all. But here is our top 5:
– -Los Glaciares National Park – Probably the best thing to view if you’re a nature lover. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site of exceptional natural beauty, with rugged, towering mountains and numerous glacial lakes. The entry cost is £10.70 ($13).
– Iguazu Falls – One of the Argentinian natural wonders that you must see. Entry cost £2 ($2.50).
– Half-Day wine tour (Mendoza) – Walk among the vineyards and learn how the Mendoza Desert region was turned into an oasis, tasting some of the best wines in the region along the way. Cost £16 ($19.50).
– San Telmo Flea Market – Antiques market located in Buenos Aires’s historic center, Plaza Dorrego.
– La Boca – Neighborhood of Buenos Aires with a strong Italian influence.