The Best Outdoor Activities in Argentina

Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.

Photograph Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre from Route 40

Argentina / El Chalten Visitor Center

From El Calafate, the town of El Chalten is about 2 1/2 - 3 hours away.

Christin Healey
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Hike to Laguna de los Tres

Argentina / Laguna de los Tres Trail

This 13 mile roundtrip hike begins in El Chalten, at the end of Avenida San Martín, the main street in town.

Kat Tong
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Rock Climb in Patagonia's La Buitrera Canyon

Argentina / La Buitrera Canyon

Piedra Parada is an enormous rock feature standing alone in the desert of the Chubut Region of Argentina.

Sarah Williams
27 Saves

Photograph Perrito Moreno Glacier

Argentina / Perrito Moreno Glacier

From the town of El Calafate in Argentina, the glacier is less than two hours away down route 15. There are easy signs the entire way.

Christin Healey
27 Saves

Hike to Mirador Los Condores

Argentina / El Chalten Visitor Center

When you drive in to El Chalten, you will see the visitor's center directly on your left. Park here, and there are signs to the lookout from the parking lot. It's an easy 1.

Christin Healey
25 Saves

Backpack to Mt. Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre

Argentina / El Chalten Visitor Center

Mount Fitz Roy is one of the most iconic mountains in the world and is still relatively undeveloped, allowing visitors to experience the landscape without the massive hoards of people.

Zee Lilani
5 Saves

Walk with Penguins on Martillo Island

Argentina / Martillo Island, Tierra del Fuego

There is only one company that has a permit to go on Martillo Island, while all the other tours take people to shoot photos from a boat. The company that has the permit is Pira Tour.

John Maurizi
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Hike to Cerro Piltriquitrón

Argentina / Cerro Piltriquitron Trailhead

Mount Piltriquitrón, known as "hanging from the sky" in the Mapuche tongue, is the magnificent mountain that lights up during sunset, as seen from El Bolson.

Zee Lilani
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Stroll through El Bosque Tallado "The Workshopped Forest"

Argentina / Mirador Plataforma

At 1,500 masl a patch of forest sits seemingly dead above the city of El Bolsón in the Patagonia region of Argentina.

Alex Mason
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