Glaciers to High Summits
The name Argentina is derived from the Latin word argentum, meaning silver, and it is arguably one of the most picturesque spots in South America. The origin of this name goes back to the first voyages made by the Spanish conquerors who, after surviving a shipwrecked, encountered indigenous people who gave them silver objects as gifts.
From Buenos Aires to Bariloche, it has everything from jungle to glaciers. The Andes, running along the border with Chile, is also home to Aconcagua which is the highest mountain in South America and one of the 7 highest summits in the world.
From the dry desert plains of Salta to the lush forests the jagged peaks in the Torres Del Paine. This tour takes you from modern Buenos Aires through the desert pampas to the magnificent glaciers, all the way down the the southern most point of Argentina, Ushuaia.
Aconcagua is situated within the Provincial Park of Aconcagua, in Argentina. It is surrounded by a large number of high peaks, from Mt. Cuerno (5450m), Mt. Catedral (5200m), to Mt. Mirador (5800m) and Mt. Ameghino (5800m),to name but a few