14 days in Argentina Itinerary

14 days in Argentina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Argentina trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Buenos Aires
— 4 nights
Fly
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El Calafate
— 1 night
Bus
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El Chalten
— 2 nights
Bus to El Calafate, Fly to San Carlos de Bariloche
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights
Fly
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Iguazu National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Foz do Iguacu, Fly to Zurich

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Buenos Aires

— 4 nights

Queen of La Plata

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Buenos Aires is known for nightlife, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, shop like a local with Puerto Madero, get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada, and wander the streets of Recoleta.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Buenos Aires is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Argentina Standard Time (ART) is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Zurich in February, things will get much hotter in Buenos Aires: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to El Calafate.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

El Calafate

— 1 night
El Calafate tourism thrives mostly thanks to the city's proximity to a World Heritage-listed national park, famed for containing over 40 large glaciers.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): see what you can catch with Estancia Cristina.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our El Calafate online visit planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to El Calafate in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in February, plan for cooler days in El Calafate, with highs around 17°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to El Chalten.

Things to do in El Calafate

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

El Chalten

— 2 nights
Nestled up against the hills of the Los Glaciares National Park, El Chalten serves as one of the nation's most bustling hubs for hikers and backpackers heading out into the wild landscape of southern Patagonia.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fitz Roy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna Torre and then trek along Laguna de los Tres.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the El Chalten trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by bus from El Calafate to El Chalten takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

San Carlos de Bariloche

— 3 nights
Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
San Carlos de Bariloche is known for nature, winter sports, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, stop by Evo Sports, stroll through Circuito Chico, and take some stellar pictures from Cerro Otto.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche visit planning site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to San Carlos de Bariloche in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in San Carlos de Bariloche can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can fly to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Iguazu National Park

— 3 nights
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, then head off the coast to Isla San Martin, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Iguazu National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to Iguazu National Park by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Iguazu National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Argentina travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums
Land of Contrasts
Home to the highest and lowest points in South America, diverse Argentina enthralls visitors with its contrasting landscapes and rich cultural heritage. A tour of Argentina reveals a sprawling land of fiercely proud and hardworking gauchos, the legendary cowboys of South America's pampas. A vacation in Argentina also leads you to giant urban centers, filled with modern tourist attractions that include fine restaurants, award-winning museums, and renowned public parks, gardens, and zoos. Away from big cities, Argentina sightseeing combines visits to mighty waterfalls situated inside World Heritage-listed national parks in the north of the country, with excursions to icy glaciers in the south.