Argentina is a nature lover’s wonderland. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to the country in summer to see the tremendous glaciers of Patagonia, the lush pine tree forests, the crystalline waters of the Lake District and the surreal cactus-filled deserts of the north. So pack your camping gear, put on your hiking boots and read on to learn more about the 10 best hiking spots this amazing country has to offer.
Mount Fitz Roy
The highlight of hiking in Argentina and a serious rival to Chile’s Torres del Paine, Mount Fitz Roy is the place to go if you can only do one trek in the country. Hikes begin in the town of El Chaltén, the country’s premier hiking destination, and venture into the wondrous Los Glaciers National Park, with trips ranging from easygoing day hikes to lengthy five day slogs. Whichever route you choose, you won’t be disappointed with the spectacular scenery of snow-capped peaks and pristine lagoons.