The furthest points north and south in this country are separated by 3.694 KM, meaning visitors can enjoy everything from sunny beaches and jungles with their well-known waterfalls, deserts, mountains to expeditions through glacial landscapes.
Among the many tourist attractions are the Iguazu Falls, which were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Also, the Peninsula Valdes flaunts its fascinating wildlife home to elephant seals, sea lions, penguins, orcas, and, between July and November, the southern right whale. In Los Glaciares National Park, a protected area measuring 724,000 hectares, visitors can find the bobcat, ferret, Andean deer, and cougar, among others, and tour the Perito Moreno glacier. The city of Mendoza is famous for its Mount of Aconcagua and its Malbec wine.
Argentina is also known for its mountainous landscapes much like Bariloche, whose architecture preserves the traditional alpine-village style and boasts quality tourist infrastructure. Also to the North with another mountain landscape visitors can appreciate the Cerro de Los 7 colores and the Quebrada de Humahuca.
The estuaries and lagoons of Ibera make up a rich ecosystem with a tremendous diversity of flora and fauna. Surrounded by the Martial Mounts Range and the Beagle Channel, Ushuaia, capital of the Tierra del Fuego province, is the southernmost city in the world.
Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires, is energetic and seductive. The "Porteños", as residents are referred to, have a rich cultural identity. City of contrasts, the neighborhoods are small and each with individual characteristics; the historic center is formed by Monserrat and San Telmo.