32 days in Argentina Itinerary

32 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Buenos Aires
— 5 nights
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Puerto Madryn
— 2 nights
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Ushuaia
— 4 nights
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El Calafate
— 4 nights
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El Chalten
— 3 nights
Bus to El Calafate, Fly to San Carlos de Bariloche
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 4 nights
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Mendoza
— 4 nights
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Salta
— 2 nights
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Iguazu National Park
— 3 nights
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Buenos Aires

— 5 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bosques de Palermo. The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, take a stroll through Recoleta, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and get to know the fascinating history of Calle Defensa.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Buenos Aires is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Zurich to Buenos Aires. Traveling from Zurich in December, expect Buenos Aires to be much warmer, temps between 33°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to fly to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Puerto Madryn

— 2 nights
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Peninsula Valdes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get a taste of life in the country at Bordes de Patagonia, turismo en una estancia a orillas del mar., and then explore the galleries of Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Madryn attractions planning site.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Puerto Madryn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ushuaia

— 4 nights

End of the World

Often called the "End of the World" because of its position on the southernmost tip of South America, the expanding city of Ushuaia serves as both a busy commercial port and attractive tourist hub.
Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, get outside with Outdoor Activities, stroll through Ushuaia Bay, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Maritimo & del Presidio de Ushuaia.

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Traveling by flight from Puerto Madryn to Ushuaia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. In December in Ushuaia, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to fly to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

El Calafate

— 4 nights
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.
When in El Calafate, make a side trip to see Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park, approximately Los Glaciares National Park away. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Estancia Cristina, examine the collection at El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino, and get outside with Enjoy!.

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You can fly from Ushuaia to El Calafate in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Ushuaia in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in El Calafate. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to El Chalten.

Things to do in El Calafate

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

El Chalten

— 3 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.
El Chalten is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fitz Roy, explore the activities along Laguna Capri, appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna de los Tres.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the El Chalten trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by bus from El Calafate to El Chalten takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

San Carlos de Bariloche

— 4 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.
Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Circuito Chico, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by Evo Sports, and take in the awesome beauty at Cerro Otto.

Before you visit San Carlos de Bariloche, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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 January, daily temperatures in San Carlos de Bariloche can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly to Mendoza.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Mendoza

— 4 nights
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Change things up with a short trip to La Quebrada del Condor-Day Trip in Tupungato (about 1h 15 min away). Dedicate the 13th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 15th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: stroll around Parque General San Martin, learn about winemaking at Bodega Matervini, and don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Mendoza trip planner.

You can fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Mendoza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in January, you will find days in Mendoza are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are much warmer (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can fly to Salta.

Things to do in Mendoza

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Salta

— 2 nights

Salta the Beautiful

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
On the 16th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Menor San Francisco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Salta, then take an in-depth tour of MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes de Salta. On your second day here, indulge your taste buds at Poncho Tours.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salta online visit planner.

You can fly from Mendoza to Salta in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mendoza in January; daily highs in Salta reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Salta

Wildlife · Tours · Parks · Wineries

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 18th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin, and then stroll through Salto Bernabe Mendez. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Iguazu National Park online visit planner.

You can fly from Salta to Iguazu National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Salta in January: high temperatures in Iguazu National Park hover around 37°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Argentina travel guide

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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.