Five incredible places to camp in Argentina
We show you some places to camp that just by looking at the photos you will want to be there.
Camping is enjoying, relaxing and having a direct connection with nature, without the noise of the city. It is an activity that generates the need to continue knowing places, and above all it manages, in many cases, to become aware of caring for the environment and nature.
#5 Valle de la Luna
This unique place is in San Juan, northwestern Argentina, it is known for its deserts similar to the lunar surface that have impressive rock formations as in the area of ”Painted Valley” and the “Bocce Court”.
Spending a night in this place looking at the stars is a unique opportunity due to the low light pollution.
#4 El Chalten
Located in Santa Cruz, with Cerro Torre and Mount Fitz Roy, it is a beautiful place to spend a few days with family or friends. The surrounding nature invites you to go trekking, kayaking, horseback riding, mountain biking, ascents and more!
El Chaltén was declared the National Capital of Trekking on July 28, 1994, thanks to the geographical peculiarities of this area and the great variety of trails suitable for this activity. It is important to note that there are different degrees of difficulty, from low, medium and even physically demanding.
#3 El Bolson
Located in Rio Negro, it has an impressive landscape of mountains, rivers, lakes and large forests. the annual average temperature is 9.7º C, in summer it exceeds 23 degrees and in winter it is around 3º C.
There are multiple campsites, most of them are located on route 4, near the Quemquemtreu river.
#2 Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego
Tierra del Fuego, the southernmost province of Argentina, about 12 km from Ushuaia is this national park with incredible views of snow-covered hills, forests and rivers of exceptional beauty. In this paradise you can do outdoor activities such as trekking or mountain biking.
You can find animals such as the guanaco, the huillín, the Fuegian red fox (exclusive of the place) among others.
#1 San Martin de los Andes
Located between forests and lakes in the province of Neuquen, it has a great variety of animals and its main activities are trekking and hiking, as well as mountain biking and horseback riding.
It has beautiful hills, native forests, slopes, rivers, waterfalls and transparent water lakes that provide an incredible space to enjoy activities and walks. Its hills and forests change color throughout the year green, yellow, orange, red and white. In the different seasons of the year this extraordinary place offers different alternatives.
Because of the beauty of these places, when choosing where to go, it will cost you but whichever you choose, you will not regret it and you will want to return.
Did you know that camping is beneficial for your health?
Decreases depression, anxiety and stress. In addition, you will do physical activity and being surrounded by trees you will get fresh air.
Remember to keep the plastics, papers, bottles, etc. that you use in your backpack. Even if you see garbage on the floor, storing it and throwing it away in a bin would be a good option to take care of the planet and reduce pollution. In addition, each waste that is collected to be deposited in a landfill or for recycling implies a less risk for birds, turtles or any animal in that area, which could ingest them. These cleanings also help restore the animals’ habitat.