If you are looking for a holiday off the beaten track, Argentina is a wildly vast country with enough adventure-driven vacations to knock your socks off. Argentina vacations offer a wide range of options of every type of adrenaline junkie, whether you want to get wet and wild or high and dry, this open landscape will suit any adrenaline appetite. Buenos Aires might not seem like the ideal destination for those adventure-loving, thrill-seeking travelers out there, but have no fear- a short internal flight will lead you in the right direction.
Mendoza is located in the west of the country at the foot of the Andes and offers a rocky and exhilarating range of adventures. One of the top spots for people taking Argentina vacations, if extreme sports are your thing, try white water rafting, zip lining, kayaking or rock climbing in this arid terrain. The great thing about Mendoza is that the city lies within close reach of all outdoor activities so you can enjoy a day of fun packed day of adventures and finish off the evening indulging in some delicious wine and cheese.
Iguazu Falls is the number one choice for people taking Argentina vacations and is world renowned for its impressive waterfalls. Within this tropical and luscious habitat, there are enough breathtaking outdoor activities to accompany your picturesque sights seeing trip. Adrenaline junkies, hold your horses because in Iguazu you can indulge in some of the country’s best zip lining ropes. Slide high and slide through the trees observing some of the tropical toucans and densely beautiful wildlife. If you are still eager for more, taking the boat ride under the falls is a must-do for all outdoor explorers. Make sure you pack your raincoat and are prepared to get wet; this intense boat trip will take you up close and personal to the falls allowing you to really feel the power of Mother Nature.
Patagonia is a region in Argentina that is simply screaming adrenaline. Come summer or winter, Patagonia offers an excellent choice of adrenaline filled activities for those looking to take Argentina vacations. Whether you are looking for a more luscious or dramatic landscape the region has it all up for grabs. Step into the pinewood forests of Bariloche and head out on a full day adventure of intense mountain biking around Circuito Chico. This beautiful bike ride is not for the faint hearted and steep climbs will have you gasping for breath but the spectacular scenery will make it all worthwhile. Jump onto a kayak and sail around the crystal lakes of Bariloche and trail down the rapids of the region. Bariloche has it all on offer with a number of intense hikes up to desolate refuges at the top of the mountains.
If you are looking for the ultimate adrenaline adventure at an extreme level, nothing will have you on the edge of your seat more than the south of Patagonia and the El Chalten region. Think of a rocky wonderland, peppered with jagged ice rocks and luscious green shrub. There really is no place like it and with glacial ice treks, mountain climbing around El Chalten and Torres del Paine, these treks are not for the faint hearted;-adrenaline junkies can literally eat their heart out in this Patagonian paradise. Step even further south and head out to Ushuaia to explore the end of the world. Ushuaia is the ideal Argentina vacations for those looking to see some rural and rustic worlds on the South Atlantic coast. The wild wilderness is the ideal exploration destination for fishermen and those adrenaline junkies wanted to get off the beaten track. Get lost at the end of the world, and hopefully find your way back to the airport of course!
Argentina has it all for the adrenaline junkie. Jam-packed with a wide range of outdoor activities in a variety of climates, whatever tickles your fancy (and your climate preference), Argentina vacations are ideal for the adrenaline junkie.
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Written by Lauren Pringle