How To Explore Places Like Never Before: ARGENTINA

On Board the Train to the Clouds at Salta

WHAT: Originally built for economic and social reasons, the train service called Tren a Las Nubes (Train to the clouds) is now primarily of tourism value as a heritage railway.

WHERE: The train service starts at the provincial capital of Salta.

WHY: It is known as the Tren a Las Nubes because clouds can often be seen around and under the bridges and slopes of the landscape through which the railway passes. The train terminates at the giant iron viaduct La Polvorilla, which is 4200 metres above sea level – the third highest railway in the world.

HOW: Contact an Argentina Specialist at tours@compacttravels.com

VISIT: http://www.namasteargentina.com – Your Indian Connection to Argentina

 

All Year at the Capital of the Andean Patagonia


WHAT: San Carlos de Bariloche and the Lake Region is known as the Capital of the Andean Patagonia. The region is renowned for skiing but is also known for water sports, trekking and climbing.

WHERE: Province of Río Negro.

WHY: Truly a year-round destination, during the summer, the region is a gorgeous destination for walking, trekking and fishing and during the winter, it is home to one of the most popular ski centres in South America.

HOW: Contact an Argentina Specialist at tours@compacttravels.com

VISIT: http://www.namasteargentina.com – Your Indian Connection to Argentina

 

Exploring the End of the World at Ushuaia


WHAT: Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world.

WHERE: It is located on the shores of the Beagle Channel.

WHY: A visit to Ushuaia will not be complete without experiencing the Maritime Museum where you can find collections ranging from naval models to the history of Antarctic exploration – all housed in a former prison building. Ushuaia is also the gateway to Tierra del Fuego National Park and to Antarctica!

HOW: Contact an Argentina Specialist at tours@compacttravels.com

VISIT: http://www.namasteargentina.com – Your Indian Connection to Argentina

 

Crossing Argentina on Route 40


WHAT: The famed Route 40 is the longest and most spectacular road in Argentina.

WHERE: Running parallel to the Andes mountain range, the magical route runs along over 4900 kilometres from Cabo Virgenes in the southern Santa Cruz Province to La Quiaca in Jujuy Province in the north.

WHY: With an elevation ranging from sea level to 5000 metres, Route 40 crosses and gives access to 11 provinces, 236 bridges, 18 main rivers, 20 National Parks and Reserves, 27 Andean passes and showcases the vast palette of Argentina’s natural landscape.

HOW: Contact an Argentina Specialist at tours@compacttravels.com

VISIT: http://www.namasteargentina.com – Your Indian Connection to Argentina

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