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Argentina - Geography and Maps


  • Volcano Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Americas
  • Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia

Located in South America, the geography of Argentina is very diverse.  The Andes Mountain range separates Argentina from Chile in the west, while the eastern part of the country is on the Atlantic ocean.  Argentina also shares borders with Uruguay, Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil.

The Argentine Andes have some of the tallest mountains in all of South America including Cerro Aconcagua at 6,960 m (22,834.65 ft) - the tallest mountain on the continent, Cerro Bonete at 6,872 m (22,545.93 ft), Ojos del Salado at 6,893 m (22,614.83 ft), and Cerro Morcedario at 6,768 m (22,204.72 ft).  As well as sharing part of the Andes with Chile, Argentina also shares the Los Lagos Region (Lake District) with its neighbour.  Located in the southern Andes, the Lake Region is home to various landscapes including glaciers, old forests, rivers, fjords and volcanoes.

Another famous geographical region in Argentina is Patagonia, the southern part of the country that hosts pastoral steppes and glacier regions.  Glacier National Park is found in Patagonia and is a marvel with around 300 glaciers that are part of the Patagonian Ice Cap.  Outside of Antarctica, it is the largest in the southern hemisphere.  It is this diverse landscape and topography that allows tourists to visit tropics and glaciers all in one trip. 

 


 

Argentina Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Argentina.

Learn about the history and culture of Argentina, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Argentina's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Argentina for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Argentina tours today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Argentina tours, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island tours, Ecuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruises, Peru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.

 


 

Book your Argentina tour with Goway! 

LATIN AMERICA by Goway is an exclusive division that specializes in planning and organizing Argentina tours, vacations and experiences. Choose from a simple city stopover, see the country highlights on one of our classic itineraries,  enjoy a cruise to Antarctica,  a Holiday of a Lifetime and much more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Argentina.


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