Overland Travel in Argentina
Arguably among the easiest countries for overland travel in South America is Argentina. Leave the vibrant city of Buenos Aires and hit the road to drive down the coast for 3,000 kilometers. Park your overland vehicle anywhere you want, watch marine wildlife and pop your rooftop tent for a night under the sky.
Or head inland, into vast and windy Patagonia to go south to Ushuaia, the endpoint of the Pan-American Highway, or west to the Andean Mountains where hiking opportunities abound.
Overlanding in Argentina is about feeling free and rich with all that space home to so much wildlife.
Top travel destinations in Argentina, like Iguazu Falls and Ushuaia, lie in its remotest corners. But there’s more, like Córdoba, San Juan, and Punto Tombo.
The Death Road in Boliva, the Transamazônica in Brazil, and the Carretera Austral in Chile are among the popular road trips in South America.
On a continent so rich in salt flats, wetlands, glaciers, canyons, and deserts, what were among our favorite places in South America to be blown away?
Driving from North America to South America is popular. Here overlanders answer the question why they drive the Pan-American Highway.
A flashback to the first Dakar Rally in South America. In the company of Argentineans we found a perfect spot to watch the spectacle.
Argentina has many campgrounds but the beauty is that you don’t depend on them. Boondocking is allowed and very common indeed. Many magnificent camping spots are in the back of … Read more
In Patagonia, you don’t need a campground; here, rough camping is a way of life. The region is safe, and Argentineans and Chileans are campers themselves. They are not surprised … Read more
With the Andes Mountains stretching from the far north of Venezuela all the way down to South America’s southernmost point in Argentina, covering seven countries and 4,300 miles in the … Read more
Our journey in Argentina took about a year. Here we share a number of stories on our trip.
Is rough camping in Argentina safe? Where did we stay? Information and 80+ GPS waypoints on places we spent the night.
In Argentina you’ll find a type of accommodation for every type of traveler: luxury, 5-star hotels, simple hostels with cooking areas, Bed & Breakfasts.
Who has right of way, when to respect traffic lights (and not), the logic of speed limits and more about Argentina’s intriguing traffic rules.
Are they just stopping you for a chat, or a serious (or fake) offense?
Balnearios, Camping Agrestre, Camping Privado, Refugios are just some of the places for overland camping in Argentina.
Carnival in Argentina, can it compete with Brazil? Maybe not, but it does come close.
Our ins and outs of organizing the container shipment for our Land Cruiser from Malaysia to Argentina. It’s not as hard as it looks.