Flights to Argentina – Tap Your Feet to the Tango
Aside from giving the world a football legend in Maradona, Argentina taught us grace and poise in dancing by way of the Tango. Today, ages after his death, Che Guevara from Argentina, continues to inspire the youth with his ideologies and revolutionary measures. Go anywhere in the world, a Guevara T-shirt never goes out of style. If that’s not enough, the untouched beauty and diverse landscapes, the falls and the glaciers, all make the country a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
When to visit Argentina
The best time to visit the country is from September to November when the temperatures remain moderate. If you are planning to indulge in mountaineering, then summers from December to February are the perfect time to go to Argentina, on the other hand, skiing is favorable from June to August. However, as most places in the southern region remain closed from March (Easter) to October, make sure that you have made all your arrangements in advance.
How to reach Argentina
Reach Ezeiza Airport in Buenos Aires, from the major Indian cities, by any one of the major international airlines, such as Ethiopian Airlines, American, Air Canada, British Airways, Etihad Airways, Air France, etc. Most of these flights have one or more stopovers. To reach the city center, you can book a cab or board a bus from the airport. Other major airports of the country are Cataratas Airport, Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport, etc.
Where to stay in Argentina
Buenos Aires, Cafayate, Ushuaia, and San Carlos de Bariloche offer several upscale accommodation options. These include villas and 5-star hotels with a price range from INR 7,000 to INR 40,000 (approx.) per night. Budget accommodations, midscale hotels, B&Bs, and youth hostels are also available in these cities, costing within INR 3,000 per night.
Attractions in Argentina
The pristine Iguazu Falls serve as a natural border between Argentina and Brazil. They are considered the best waterfalls in the world by many, and are a popular tourist attraction. Made of only three glaciers, Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the largest freshwater reserves in the world and keeps expanding till date. For all nature lovers, the Andes will provide memories to cherish forever, with its deserts, lakes, and an unbeatable trekking experience. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Peninsula Valdes in Argentina is a popular wildlife reserve. Ushuaia, located in Tierra del Fuego archipelago, is the southernmost city in the world.
The vibrancy of Buenos Aries, its European-stylearchitecture, The Obelisco, and San Telmo make the capital city a must-visit. The cultural capital, Corboda, landscapes of Bariloche, beaches and water sports of Mar del Plata and Puerto Madryn, and the wine from Mendoza, all call for a visit to this amazing country of Argentina. In the end, the street Tango is sure to bring out the hidden dancer in you.
Shopping in Argentina
Apart from the fine quality of wine that you can take home from Argentina, Mate Set (a type of beverage) is a must-buy. Dulce de Leche (a type of Milk Caramel) and leather products include other popular souvenirs.
Eating out in Argentina
Argentina’s traditional dish, Locro, made from different types of meat and veggies, is a must-try. Stuffed Empanadas and Choripan, are every Argentinian’s culinary favorites. Asado, with beef as its main ingredient, is popular among the locals. Llama meat and Humita also give a gourmet an idea about the flavors of the country.
•Which airlines offer cheap air tickets to Argentina?
From India, Ethiopian Airlines and American Airlines offer the cheapest airfares.
•What is the time difference between India and Argentina?
India is 8 hours 30 minutes ahead of Argentina.
•What is the average time taken to reach Buenos Aires from major Indian cities?
Delhi to Buenos Aires – 27 hours 35 minutes
Mumbai to Buenos Aires – 26 hours 20 minutes
Bangalore to Buenos Aires – 26 hours 10 minutes
Hyderabad to Buenos Aires – 34 hours 05 minutes
•Which are the major layover airports for connecting flights to Argentina?
The major layover airports while traveling from Delhi to Argentina are London, Toronto, Amsterdam, and Abu Dhabi.
Check Yatra’s Mobile App for more information on flight schedules, web check-in, hotel bookings and more. Book your tickets now!