Popular Auto Routes in Argentina
Argentina offers tourists some stunning scenic routes that can be explored by car. While popularity may vary, here are five of the most famous and scenic tourist routes for road trips in Argentina:
Ruta 40 (Route 40): this is one of the longest routes in the world, running parallel to the Andes from north to south Argentina. It offers spectacular views of diverse landscapes including deserts, mountains and dense forests.
Ruta de los Siete Lagos (Route of the Seven Lakes). Located in the Patagonian region, this route passes through seven crystal clear lakes, dense forests and the Andes. It is a scenic paradise for nature lovers.
Ruta de las Estancias Jesuíticas (Jesuit Estancias Way): This route takes you through the heart of Argentina's colonial history, with visits to various Jesuit estancias and churches. It offers a glimpse of the country's cultural heritage.
Quebrada de Humahuaca (Quebrada de Humahuaca): Located in northwestern Argentina, this UNESCO World Heritage Site offers a fascinating drive through colorful rock formations, deep canyons and historic towns.
Ruta de la Yerba Mate (Yerba Mate Route): This route takes you through the province of Misiones, where you can learn about the production of Argentina's favorite drink, yerba mate. It's a great way to immerse yourself in the local culture.
Remember that Argentina is a huge country with diverse landscapes, so there are many more beautiful routes to explore. The popularity of these routes can vary depending on personal preference and the time of year you visit. Always check current road conditions and plan your trip accordingly.
Enjoy your trip!