When traveling internationally, it is not uncommon to come across advice on the
best season to visit a country. Yet when planning an excursion to the South
American nation of Argentina, the question is less of a when and more of a
Thanks in large part to its expansive length (roughly 2,400
miles) and considerable elevation above sea level, temperatures remain pleasant
throughout different portions of the country depending on the season. This can
prove confusing for travelers coming from the U.S. as seasons south of the
equator are reversed, so travelers are advised to research their exact
destination prior to booking a flight.
During the warmer summer months,
Southern Argentina's Patagonia provides scenic vistas of stoic mountains and
enormous glaciers that provide a unique luminescent sheen under the South
As temperatures fall in the winter, Northern Argentina
opens its arms to international tourists eager to explore the subtropical Yunga
Jungle and traditional colonial villages like San Miguel de Tucuman.
Adventurers are advised that travel in July can be quite expensive, as
school winter vacations drive venders and merchant’s prices significantly higher
than other times of the year.