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Fishing

Fishing in Argentina is appealing to anglers of all types. Beginners to experts, spinners and fly-fishers are all like fish here: when they catch the Argentina bug, they're hooked. Argentina has a huge variety of fishing destinations. Patagonia offers the best fly-fishing. Lower and deeper rivers are best suited for…

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Horse Riding

In a country where a game on horseback (pato) is the national sport, and cowboys (gauchos) still ranch the land, going horse riding is a must for visitors wanting to get a feel for the beautiful landscapes, culture and traditions. Horse riding has played a major role in Argentina's history, economy and…

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Mountaineering

Argentina is a favoured destination for serious mountain climbers, most intent on conquering one of the highest peaks in the world, Aconcagua, west of Mendoza. Other challenging climbs in the country include the Fitzroy Range in Parque Nacional Los Glaciares in Santa Cruz province, and the Sierra de la Fentana. The…

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Skiing

Skiing in Argentina offers visitors a unique thrill, and the eastern slopes of the Andes in particular are becoming increasingly popular with those seeking an exhilarating skiing trip. Ski season in Argentina runs from June to September, with July and August bringing the most crowds to the resorts along with almost…

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Tango

Tango emerged from a set of social conditions in Buenos Aires in the 1800s. In those early days, it spoke of the hardship, pain and loneliness of the European immigrants who had left their families and loved ones behind in search of a better life. This seemed elusive for the majority of the male immigrant population…

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Trekking

Argentina, with its infinite variety of landscapes and geographic zones, provides plenty of opportunities for those who like to take on nature up close and on foot. Northern Argentina offers unique desert landscapes, lush subtropical rainforest and of course, the thunderous Iguazu Falls, on the border with Brazil. To…

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White-Water Rafting

Argentina offers some wonderful white-water rafting opportunities, ranging in difficulty from Grade II through to IV, with exciting rides through magnificent scenery. One of the most popular routes is on the turbulent Rio Mendoza, cutting through mountain gorges, and on the Rio Manso through the southern part of the…

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