GMT -3 (three hours behind Greenwich Mean Time) throughout the country.
The official language is Spanish, although most of the people who are in the tourist sector also speak English and Portuguese.
The official currency is the Argentine Peso.
Exchange rate: For information and recommendations on currency exchange, please contact the local Organizer: email@example.com.
Argentina has a total of 55 airports that guarantee connectivity throughout the country.
Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE)
It is the most important airport in Argentina, since most of the international flights to our country have this airport as their destination. It is located in the city of Ezeiza, 22 km away from the City of Buenos Aires.
Address: Autopista Tte. Gral Ricchieri KM 33,5
Phone: (+ 54 11) 5480 6111.
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP)
Located in the northwest area of the city of Buenos Aires, 2 km from downtown. It operates domestic flights and international flights to regional countries.
Address: Av. Rafael Obligado s/n°
Phone: (+54 11) 5480 6111.
San Juan Airport (UAQ)
Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Airport in San Juan, is located in the town of Las Chacritas, 15 km southeast of the center of the city of San Juan. It operates domestic flights, mainly to and from Aeroparque.
Address: Ruta Nacional N°20, Km 12 – (5417)
Phone: (+54 264) 4254133
In Argentina, the climate is mostly temperate. However, the vast size of the country and the wide variation in altitude make for a wide range of climate types, from tropical climates in the northwest to subpolar in the south.
Most of the province of San Juan is a mountain region with warm, dry climate; its valleys at higher altitudes have a milder climate. The Zonda is a strong wind which is typical of the region. It is warm and dry. It can cause temperatures to rise well above 30°C.
Not to be missed in San Juan!
San Juan is a territory mostly covered by mountains with scattered green valleys which are like oasis amid the mountains.
The province offers a wide range of tours with spectacular viewpoints to the highest peaks of the Andes. There are also paleontological sites and fabulous wildlife reserves with landscapes of extraordinary beauty. It also has testimonies of ancient aboriginal cultures scattered along its roads.
These are the tourist attractions you cannot miss:
- San Juan City
- The Wine Route
- Ischigualasto Provincial Natural Park: World Heritage
- Regional food and flavors
- National Sun Festival (in February)
Located in the southern hemisphere of the American continent, Argentina is rich in natural landscapes, culture and cuisine.
With six well-defined tourist regions and an area of 3,761,274 km2, Argentina is one of the largest countries in the world with so many tourist attractions thanks to the native beauty of its territory.
From north to south, from La Quiaca to Ushuaia; or from the amazing Andes Mountain Range to the Atlantic coast, Argentina has a great variety of magnificent landscapes and a range of climates that offer multiple options to be visited throughout the year.
The city of Buenos Aires, especially beautiful in spring with its jacaranda trees in bloom, with a unique architectural style and a valuable cultural offer; the majestic Iguazú Falls in the province of Misiones; the captivating Perito Moreno Glacier in the heart of Patagonia; the Quebrada de Humahuaca and the colorful hills in the northwest of the country, as well as the vast region of vineyards in Cuyo are just some of the charming choices in Argentina.
Wild chinaberry trees, an excellent cuisine (among the outstanding typical dishes we can mention empanadas, locro or asado); tango and a variety of cultural events… But Argentina also has a special passion for sports. A country that breathes soccer and motor sports. Enduro, of course, is no exception.
OFFICIAL TRAVEL AGENCY: ALTAMARCA VIAJES
San Juan offers a wide variety of accommodation options for visitors to enjoy their stay.
For more information and solutions for your accommodation, as well as car rentals and/or suggestions for excursions, please contact our official Travel Agency: Altamarca Viajes.
Phone: +54 911 3017-4593
For further information about San Juan, it is also possible to visit the province official website: https://www.sanjuan.tur.ar