Sunday, January 27, 2013
The months of December to March are the perfect time to visit our South American neighbor as it's hot and sunny summertime.
The country offers something for everyone: a cosmopolitan city, mountains, lakes, glaciers, deserts, jungles teeming with wildlife and the world famous Iguassu falls.
I spent the Christmas/New Year's holiday with my family exploring some of these different regions. We started out in Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina. U.S. citizens must purchase the Argentina "entrance fee" or reciprocity fee online, before arriving in country. The current fee as of January 2013 is $160.00 per person for all arrivals by air into Argentina. Once purchased, it is good for 10 years, you just need to save the piece of paper if you plan on returning.
After you've shopped, toured, dined and danced your way around Buenos Aires, you may want to head further afield and see some other areas of Argentina. You can fly down to El Calafate in Patagonia and visit the Perito Moreno glacier in Los Glaciares National Park. A little closer to Buenos Aires is Bariloche, just a 2 hour flight away. Bariloche,lying in the foothills of the Andes, is a ski resort in the Winter, and it offers a whole host of outdoor activities in the Summer.
You can hike, cycle, kayak, rockclimb and rappel.
The Park Hyatt Mendoza is our choice of where to stay. The location is right in the center of town and the rooms are very comfortable. The staff is very helpful and friendly.
Book your stay with us and you will receive the Virtuoso amenities of a complimentary room upgrade upon arrival based on availability, complimentary buffet breakfast daily (delicious!) and a professional wine tasting for two hosted by the sommelier.
Ready to explore South America on your own? Contact the Travel Specialists at Bee Kalt Travel today!
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