Editor’s note: we asked the team at Argentina Excepcion for some tips about family travel to Argentina, specifically from the states. This is what they gave us.
Why would a family come to Argentina?
Argentina is one of the countries where traveling with children may be more interesting than traveling without. Children allow us to be amazed by a beautiful landscape, they allow us to relish new foods and street performances. Children help to see the world through wide eyes. Argentina is a country where you need to have your eyes wide-open because paradisiacal landscapes are everywhere.
Argentina Boasts Beautiful Landscapes
There are many things to do and to see in Argentina for children of every age. Argentina has many beautiful landscapes which will leave your children open-mouthed. From the orange summits of the Andes Mountains near Salta to the beautiful Iguazu Falls and the huge glaciers of Patagonia, they are going to discover things they’ve never seen before. Argentina is home to outdoor wonderlands where running and playing is encouraged.
“Mom, how does a glacier work?” Children are very curious and Argentina enables them to visit an open-air museum. The geologic formations are impressive and the many explanations will transform every family into real specialists. From the beautiful glaciers of the Patagonian Ice Field, from the huge Perito Moreno to the Beautiful Torres del Paine site and the impressive Lanín Volcano in the northern Patagonia, you won’t be disappointed.
Argentina Boasts Impressive Wildlife
The marine wildlife of Argentina is one of the most important in the world, you’ll see seal lions, whales and penguins. The famous Southern Right Whales of the Valdes Peninsula visit protected gulfs between June and December to breed. From the pumas and coatis of the Iguazu Falls to the caimans of the Esteros del Ibera and the llamas and condor of the Andes Mountains, your family will be charmed by the many animals of Argentina.
Rich in Culture
Travel shapes youth as the saying goes, and Argentina is a great place to let children grow. Travel to the Northwest and discover the Indian traditions, which are very different from our way of life. Meet kind local people and learn their stories and their beliefs. Your children will discover another culture, from the ruins of the Quilmes tribes to the Incas vestiges and the gauchos’ estancias.
The Indians from the Andes deeply value hospitality. Visitors are well received. Our country enables your family to be learn about the world with an authentic experience. Imagine: at the end of the day, you and your family in the middle of the Pampa, sitting by the fireplace to warm up in the living-room of a typical gaucho’s estancia, listening to gaucho’s stories from an old farmer, the peaceful atmosphere slowly putting your child to sleep. There are some souvenirs which are unforgettable.
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