1 Mendoza city

Argentina’s wine capital has a lot to offer, from top-class dining to a vibrant nightlife.

2 Whitewater rafting

Exhilarating trips on the region’s feisty rivers.

3 Bodegas

The vineyards around Mendoza boast some of the continent’s most impressive wineries.

4 Mountain climbing

If Aconcagua – one of the world’s tallest peaks – is too crowded, then take your tent and ropes to Mercedario or another of the Andes’ great challenges.

5 La Payunia

A secluded region of ancient volcanoes, dark and rust-red lava flows, and photogenic guanacos.

6 Ischigualasto and Talampaya

The pride and joy of San Juan and La Rioja provinces – the first an eerie moonscape and dinosaur graveyard, the second an awe-inspiring canyon with mighty red-sandstone walls.

7 Laguna Brava

Head up into the strikingly coloured cordillera of La Rioja to see flamingoes on this wild, high-mountain lagoon.

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