Leafy vineyards, eclectic galleries, char-grilled barbecue evenings and epic waterfalls give travellers to Argentina one big tantalising adventure.

From saucy cities brimming with bars to monster waterfalls and all the steak you can eat, Argentina promises (and delivers) good times to all who come. Drink to a good drop in Mendoza, be blown away by the aquatic thundering of Iguazu Falls, take a gondola up a mountain in Salta and lose yourself to some hip shakin’ nights in the bars of Buenos Aires. It’s hard to imagine the continent of South America (or the world) without that flaming wedge known as Argentina.

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Argentina travel FAQs

Visas are the responsibility of the individual traveller. Entry requirements can change at any time, so it's important that you check for the latest information. Please visit the relevant consular website of the country or countries you’re visiting for detailed and up-to-date visa information specific to your nationality. Check the Essential Trip Information section of the itinerary for more information.
 

It is customary to tip about 10% at bars and restaurants. Some restaurants will add a ‘cover charge’ to your bill, but a tip is still expected in addition to this.

Internet is easy to access at internet cafes and hotels in large cities and towns, but is limited in rural and remote areas.

Mobile phone coverage is very good in Argentina’s cities, but may not be available in rural and mountainous areas. Ensure global roaming is activated with your service provider before leaving home.

Western-style flushable toilets are the norm in Argentina. It’s a good idea to carry your own toilet paper and hand sanitizer, as they are not always provided. Some hotels and restaurants might have signs asking you to not flush toilet paper – the toilets are modern but the plumbing is not and clogs easily.

City bus/subway fare = 6-8 pesos (0.4 USD)
Bottle of beer in a bar/club = 60-80 pesos, 1lt: 120-150 pesos (3-4 USD)
Glass of wine in a restaurant = 50-70 pesos (2-3 USD)
Simple lunch (a sandwich and a soft drink) = 150-200 pesos (7-8 USD)
Dinner at a basic restaurant = 250-350 pesos (13-15 USD)

Tap water is safe to drink in Argentina unless otherwise marked. For environmental reasons, try to avoid buying bottled water and fill a reusable bottle instead.

Major credit cards are widely accepted in Argentina’s large cities and towns, but may not be accepted in small towns and rural areas. Make sure to carry enough cash when visiting these parts in case credit cards are not an option.

ATMs are widely available in larger cities but are less common in small villages or rural areas. Make sure you have enough cash before leaving urban areas.

Absolutely. All passengers travelling with Intrepid are required to purchase travel insurance before the start of their trip. Your travel insurance details will be recorded by your leader on the first day of the trip. Due to the varying nature, availability and cost of health care around the world, travel insurance is very much an essential and necessary part of every journey.

For more information on insurance, please go to: Travel Insurance

  • 1 Jan: New Year’s Day
  • 12-13 Feb: Carnival
  • 24 Mar: Memorial Day
  • 2 Apr: Veterans and Fallen of the Malvinas War Day
  • 14 Apr: Good Friday
  • 1 May: Labour Day
  • 25 May: National Day
  • 20 Jun: Flag Day
  • 9 Jul: Independence Day
  • 20 Aug: San Martin Day
  • 15 Oct: Respect for Cultural Diversity Day
  • 26 Nov: Day of National Sovereignty
  • 8 Dec: Immaculate Conception
  • 25 Dec: Christmas Day

For a current list of public holidays in Argentina go to:

https://www.worldtravelguide.net/guides/southamerica/Argentina/public-holidays/

 

Visit your doctor or travel clinic for advice and make sure to schedule vaccinations 4-6 weeks before your departure date, as some require time to become effective.

As a whole, Argentina is a welcoming destination for LGBTQI-travellers. In 2010, the country became the first Latin American nation to legalise same-sex marriage and Buenos Aires hosts the largest annual gay pride parade in South America. A number of hotels, B&Bs, bars and nightclubs catering to the LGBTQI community can be found in Buenos Aires as well. Though parts of the country, particularly smaller towns are less tolerant. When in doubt, use discretion outside of large cities.

For more detailed and up-to-date advice, we recommend visiting Equaldex or ILGA before you travel.

Responsible Travel

Intrepid is committed to travelling in a way that is respectful of local people, their culture, local economies and the environment. It's important to remember that what may be acceptable behaviour, dress and language in your own country, may not be appropriate in another. Please keep this in mind while travelling.

Traveller about to hike around Sandero al Fitzroy National Park

How we're giving back

In Argentina, we stay in locally run accommodation including guesthouses, smaller-scale hotels and homestays in an effort to support the local economies. We also visit locally-run restaurants and markets where travellers will have opportunities to support local businesses and purchase handicrafts created by local artisans.