59 days in Argentina Itinerary

59 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Buenos Aires
— 8 nights
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Puerto Madryn
— 4 nights
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Ushuaia
— 6 nights
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El Calafate
— 5 nights
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El Chalten
— 6 nights
Bus to El Calafate, Fly to San Carlos de Bariloche
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 6 nights
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Mendoza
— 6 nights
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Tupungato
— 2 nights
Drive to El Plumerillo Airport, Fly to Cordoba
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Cordoba
— 5 nights
Fly to Salta, Taxi to Cachi
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Cachi
— 2 nights
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Purmamarca
— 1 night
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Salta
— 4 nights
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Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
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Buenos Aires

— 8 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, take a stroll through Puerto Madero, get to know the fascinating history of La Boca, and steep yourself in history at Casa Rosada.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Buenos Aires is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Buenos Aires due to the time zone difference. November in Buenos Aires sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Puerto Madryn

— 4 nights
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puerto Madryn: Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio (in Trelew) and Puerto Piramides (Punta Pardelas & Caleta Valdes). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Peninsula Valdes, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Playa La Cantera, and wander the wide-open spaces of Bordes de Patagonia, turismo en una estancia a orillas del mar..

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Puerto Madryn trip planner.

Fly from Buenos Aires to Puerto Madryn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to fly to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ushuaia

— 6 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 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glacier Martial, and grab your bike and head to Ushuaia Bay.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ushuaia trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Puerto Madryn to Ushuaia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. November in Ushuaia sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to fly to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

El Calafate

— 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from El Calafate: Los Glaciares National Park (Perito Moreno Glacier & Glaciar Spegazzini). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on Estancia Cristina, head outdoors with Enjoy!, examine the collection at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, and explore the activities along Lago Argentino.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the El Calafate online trip planner.

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. Expect a bit warmer evenings in El Calafate when traveling from Ushuaia in November, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to El Chalten.

Things to do in El Calafate

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

El Chalten

— 6 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: trek along Laguna de los Tres, take some stellar pictures from Mirador del Torre, explore the activities along Laguna Capri, and explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Huemul.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the El Chalten travel planner.

You can take a bus from El Calafate to El Chalten in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Carlos de Bariloche

— 6 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 8th (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. And it doesn't end there: trek along Circuito Chico, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Nahuel Huapi, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and look for gifts at Evo Sports.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December in San Carlos de Bariloche, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Mendoza.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Mendoza

— 6 nights
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Take a break from Mendoza with a short trip to Casa El Enemigo in Maipu, about 38 minutes away. Dedicate the 14th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 15th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: walk around Parque General San Martin, do a tasting at Bodega Matervini, and take some stellar pictures from Cerro de la Gloria.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mendoza road trip site.

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 December, you will find days in Mendoza are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are warmer (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Tupungato.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Tupungato

— 2 nights
Tupungato, one of the highest mountains in the Americas, is a massive Andean stratovolcano dating to Pleistocene times. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Laureano Gomez Winemaker, admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Uco, and then get outside with La Quebrada del Condor-Day Trip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Bodega Piedra Negra, learn about winemaking at Solo Contigo Wines, and then learn about winemaking at Bodegas Salentein.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Tupungato trip site.

You can drive from Mendoza to Tupungato in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Tupungato

Wineries · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cordoba

— 5 nights

The Learned One

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Step out of Cordoba with an excursion to Cuchi Corral in La Cumbre--about 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica, don't miss a visit to Plaza San Martin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cordoba trip itinerary website.

Explore your travel options from Tupungato to Cordoba with the Route module. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cachi.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Cachi

— 2 nights
Though it's the biggest settlement for miles and locals call it a city, Cachi is really more of a village with a population of just over 2,000.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Valle Encantado, make a trip to Cachi, and then learn about winemaking at Bodega El Molino de Cachi Winery. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Bodega Puna and then delve into the distant past at Parque Nacional Los Cardones.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cachi route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Cordoba to Cachi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Purmamarca.

Things to do in Cachi

Nature · Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites

Purmamarca

— 1 night
With a population of just over 2,000, the small village of Purmamarca possesses a remote Andean charm, with its adobe houses and colorful market streets some of the most photogenic in the area.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Paseo de los Colorados, then explore and take pictures at Abra de Potrerillos (Mirador a 4170msnm), and then take in the awesome beauty at The Hill of Seven Colors.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Purmamarca tour builder.

Getting from Cachi to Purmamarca by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Salta.

Things to do in Purmamarca

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

Salta

— 4 nights

Salta the Beautiful

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
see Poncho Tours. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, contemplate the long history of Salta, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Artesanal Tradicional, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Virgen de los Tres Cerritos.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Salta online trip builder.

Getting from Purmamarca to Salta by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Salta sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Salta

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Iguazu National Park

— 2 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 2nd (Sun): admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Iguazu National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Salta to Iguazu National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, Iguazu National Park is somewhat warmer than Salta - with highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature · Parks · 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.