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Exploring the surrounding regions of Buenos Aires is an integral part of adapting to and appreciating Argentinean culture. GSE offers a wide variety of excursions to several different regions in Argentina. Semester programs typically include four to six excursions. The following is a list of possible excursions.

Iguazu Falls
The magnificent Iguazu Falls are larger than Niagara Falls and, although bordered by neighboring Uruguay and Brazil, officially belong to Argentina. Set in Iguazu National Park, the cascading falls are surrounded by acres of natural wildlife, beautiful native fauna, and hiking trails waiting to be explored. A visit reminds students why the falls are considered to be one of the greatest natural wonders in South America and the world.
Mar del Plata
Popularly known as the "Ciudad Felíz", Mar del Plata combines the charm and beauty of its natural resources with the high quality infrastructure, services and hospitality of its people. 

Mar del Plata has  long beaches, dunes, cliffs and ravines help you enjoy the sun of the summer through bike crossings, horse rides or quad excursions. The most outstanding attractions are the Colón Square, the Torreón del Monje (The monk tower), Los Troncos neighborhood, the Harbor and Mar del Plata Sailing Club, Punta Mogotes, Barrancas de los Lobos, De los Padres Hill and Lagoon, and Chapadmalal Beach apart from the Crafts Fair and the Sea Museum.

San Antonio de Areco
Located about 113 km south of Buenos Aires, San Antonion de Areco has been declared a city of historic national interest by the government.  The city is renown for its gaucho heritage and horseback riding.

Punta Del Este
Punta Del Este is a popular vacation destination located on the southern tip of Uruguay. Considered to be the dividing point between the Atlantic Ocean and the Rio de la Plata, it is one of only a few beach resorts in the world to have two different types of beaches. The first of these is known as La Brava and has large waves, making it an ideal spot for surfing. The second beach, referred to as La Mansa, has no waves and is a popular family destination. Lined by ocean front hotels and resorts, Punta del Este is a great place to relax and soak up some South American sun.


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