Besides the most famous and overvisited destinations in Argentina that are well-known by every tourist who sets foot in the country, there are plenty of less-frequented corners in plain sights throughout the whole nation, just waiting to be added to your touristic bucket list.
These “off the beaten path” destinations may lack 5 star hotels and fancy restaurants, but in their place offer visitors the opportunity to uncover authentic natural beauty that one won´t easily find in a traditional travel guide.
Here are three of them that you should keep in mind if you are in seach of a life-changeing trip:
Reffered to as the “Argentine answer to the Galapagos” by the New York Times, Bahia Bustamante is an ideal location to explore the Atlantic coast of the beautiful Patagonia region.
With a population of only 40 people, this town is know for its unique seaweed industry and is home to a vas nature reserve that houses large colonies of sea lions, penguins and marine birds.
Founded as remotly located railway village, visiting Tolar Grande requires some time to get there and offers few options for accomodation, but is consistently praised as one of the top attractions in the Salta region by those who make the trip.
A tiny one street community surronded by miraculous displays of contrasting colors, unique rock formations and blue pools of salt water, Tolar Grande is a geological masterpiece and a tribute to the geographical diversity of Argentina.
The Iberá marshlands are among the last natural paradises on earth. This nature reserve covers over 5000 mi² of marsh with over 60 lakes. Here, visitors can get face to face with caimans, capybaras, swamp deer, pampas deer, howler monkeys, giant otters, anacondas, greater rheas and over 350 species of birds that can be easily spotted.
If you are planning your trip to Argentina, we recommend you to have a look at this section, where you can check out possible itineraries with different destinations in Argentina to be combined with Ibera Wetlands.
To find out more about visiting these off the beaten path destinations or to start planning your personalized trip to see them yourself, contact Say Hueque.
Written by Will Collier