A tour operator in Argentina in Moscow offers travelers exciting individual tours around the country of the “Six Continents”. Tours to Argentina are a fascinating kaleidoscope of impressions from visiting a unique country! The ski resorts of Argentinean Switzerland Bariloche, the clean and peaceful beaches of Mar del Plata, the beach for young tourists with vibrant nightlife Villa Gezel, the opportunity to relax with the world’s elite on the Atlantic coast in the hotel complexes on Carilo Beach, luxury shopping on Calle Florida and Avenida Santa Fe in Buenos Aires – such a variety of holidays at a reasonable price will surprise even the most sophisticated traveler!
By booking tours, you are guaranteed to get an unforgettable vacation in Argentina. After all, only in this country you can find such an interweaving of the European level of service with luxury hotels, elite restaurants and local flavor with a slight touch of mystery.
Currency: New Argentine Peso
This amazing country has almost everything – kilometers of beaches and some of the highest mountain peaks in the world, endless steppes and amazingly beautiful waterfalls, ski resorts and many examples of colonial architecture, dense forests and huge megacities, wild and deserted expanses of southern Patagonia and colorful villages pastoralists. Unlike neighboring countries, there are practically no traces of ancient Indian civilizations preserved in Argentina (or simply poorly searched), the country is highly Europeanized, but the colorful nature, as well as an unimaginably colorful mixture of cultures, make this land extremely attractive for tourists.
The highest volcano on Earth is Aconcagua (6962 m).
The highest active volcano on Earth is Ojos del Salado (6887 m).
The widest street in the world, Avenida 9 de Julio, is located in Buenos Aires.
The Plaza de Mayo in the capital of Argentina is the largest shopping area in the world.
The Parana is the second largest river in South America.
The Yatsireta hydroelectric power plant on the Parana River has the longest dam on the planet – 69.6 km.
Ushuaia is the southernmost city on earth.
Capital: Buenos Aires.
Citizens of Russia do not need a visa to travel to Argentina for a period not exceeding 90 days within six months. The purpose of the visit may be tourism, transit, visiting friends or relatives. In the case of a trip for the purpose of work, study, and also if you plan to stay in the country for more than 90 days, a visa must be issued in advance at the consular department of the Argentine Embassy in Moscow.
Flight: from 18 hours + time for connection (depending on the schedule of the airline)
Import and export of national and foreign currencies is not limited, but the amount over $10,000 must be declared. Gold and gold items must also be included in the declaration.
Persons over the age of 18 are allowed to import duty-free: cigarettes – up to 400 pcs or cigars – up to 50 pcs., alcoholic beverages – up to 2 liters, canned food – up to 5 kg, souvenirs and gifts in the amount of not more than $ 300, other items and things – within the limits of personal needs. Passengers under the age of 18 are allowed to import half of the above limits. When importing in quantities exceeding the duty-free import, a duty of 50% of their value is levied.
The import of non-canned food products (meat and meat products, cheese, bread, vegetables and fruits) is prohibited. The import and export without special permission of objects and things of historical, artistic or archaeological value, as well as firearms and ammunition is prohibited. It is allowed to export wool and leather products, jewelry and souvenirs within the limits of personal needs, while you need to present a receipt from the store where these products were purchased. When exporting fur products, a receipt and an export stamp are required.
Tipping is required, usually 5-10% of the bill, in expensive establishments tips are often already included in the bill. In the markets and in private shops you can bargain.
According to a2zgov, the security situation in the country is quite calm. In the capital and other large cities, where there are many beggars and “degraded elements”, there is a risk of fraud (this is especially common when exchanging currency) or petty theft, while in rural areas of the country, theft or deception of a guest is unthinkable from the point of view of morality. There are a lot of idle people on the streets, especially young people (Argentina is generally a very young country), offering to guard the car, bring something or look after things, but you should not trust such “helpers”.
It is not recommended to leave the tourist centers alone (especially in the evening) and visit some residential areas (the division into “rich” and “poor” areas is observed very clearly here) or get into cars that do not have official taxi signs. It is recommended to follow the basic safety rules: do not carry a large amount of money and jewelry with you, do not demonstrate expensive photo and video equipment, do not leave things on curbs or benches, and so on.
In October 2006, an anti-smoking law was enacted in the country, according to which smoking in public places is prohibited, while in restaurants, bars and nightclubs smoking is allowed only in special rooms isolated from non-smoking customers, the area of which should not be less than 100 m 2.
Immunization against tetanus and hepatitis is recommended. Occasionally, epidemic outbreaks of yellow fever are recorded in the northeastern regions. In rural areas there are cases of infection with cholera, typhoid and dengue fever, but these cases are rare. The risk of contracting malaria, exclusively in the mild form (Vivax), is low and is only possible in the area of Salta, Jujuy, Misiones and Corrientes. There are cases of rabies, hepatitis and infection with intestinal parasites. You cannot drink tap water.
International health insurance is recommended.
Mains voltage 220 V, 50 Hz. Sockets in older buildings are usually round, with two pins, some newer buildings use a “flat” socket with three pins.
Souvenirs from Argentina:
Argentina is famous for its leather products: jackets, coats, belts, bags, gloves, shoes, etc. Here you can also buy high-quality knitwear, llama and alpaca wool, hand-knitted carpets with multi-colored Indian motifs, antiques, jewelry using local stones: green onyx and rhodochrosite (Inca roses).
Recommended to visit:
- Buenos Aires is the cultural and business capital, the city of tango.
- Puerto Madryn– whale watching from May to December.
- The Valdes Peninsula is a habitat for a variety of marine animals and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. national park
- Tierra del Fuego is a reserve with untouched nature, where many species of animals live.
- El Calafate with Los Glaciares National Park – a unique park of glaciers, the park is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
- Mendoza– a variety of wine tasting tours.
- Iguazu National Park with numerous waterfalls over an area of 3 km, is included in the list of UNESCO sites.
- Cueva de los Manos(per. “Cave of Hands”) is included in the list of UNESCO sites, it is a historical monument of rock art.
- Cordoba is a city of colonial architecture, where there are buildings of the Jesuits, listed as World Cultural Heritage sites.