60 days in Argentina Itinerary

60 days in Argentina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Argentina trip itinerary planner

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Salta
— 5 nights
Drive
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Purmamarca
— 2 nights
Drive
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Province of La Rioja
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Agustin del Valle Fertil
— 1 night
Drive
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Mendoza
— 6 nights
Fly
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 7 nights
Fly to El Calafate, Bus to El Chalten
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El Chalten
— 7 nights
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El Calafate
— 6 nights
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Ushuaia
— 6 nights
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Puerto Madryn
— 5 nights
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Buenos Aires
— 8 nights
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Iguazu National Park
— 3 nights
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Salta

— 5 nights

Salta the Beautiful

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Kids will appreciate attractions like MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta and Museo Didactico de la Gesta Guemesiana y Gaucha. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Ojo de Mar, hunt for treasures at Mercado Artesanal Tradicional, take in the spiritual surroundings of Virgen de los Tres Cerritos, and take in the awesome beauty at Cerro San Bernardo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Salta road trip app.

New York City, USA to Salta is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from New York City to Salta due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in November, plan for much warmer days in Salta, with highs around 80°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Purmamarca.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Purmamarca

— 2 nights
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 6th (Mon): stroll through Paseo de los Colorados, explore and take pictures at Abra de Potrerillos (Mirador a 4170msnm), and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Hill of Seven Colors. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Cuesta de Lipan.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Purmamarca road trip planning website.

You can drive from Salta to Purmamarca in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Province of La Rioja.

Things to do in Purmamarca

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Trails

Province of La Rioja

— 3 nights
La Rioja is the capital city of the Argentine province of La Rioja, located in the east of the province. Spend the 8th (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Talampaya. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Cuesta de Miranda, stroll through Parque de Dinosaurios Sanagasta, walk around Parque de la Ciudad, and ponder the world of politics at Casa de Gobierno.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Province of La Rioja trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Purmamarca to Province of La Rioja takes 9.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Agustin del Valle Fertil.

Things to do in Province of La Rioja

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

San Agustin del Valle Fertil

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): engage your brain at Museo Piedras del Mundo and then explore the striking landscape at Provincial Ischigualasto Park.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Agustin del Valle Fertil online journey planner.

You can drive from Province of La Rioja to San Agustin del Valle Fertil in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in San Agustin del Valle Fertil

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Parque Provincial Aconcagua and Plaza Independencia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mendoza: Potrerillos (Rincon de los Oscuros & Embalse de Potrerillos) and Tupungato (La Quebrada del Condor-Day Trip & Valle de Uco). On the 13th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parque General San Martin, take an in-depth tour of Museo Fundacional, take some stellar pictures from Cerro de la Gloria, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mendoza trip maker app.

Traveling by car from San Agustin del Valle Fertil to Mendoza takes 5.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Mendoza can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Mendoza

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

San Carlos de Bariloche

— 7 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.
Kids will enjoy Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi and Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Nahuel Huapi. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: trek along Circuito Chico, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take some stellar pictures from Cerro Otto, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Carlos de Bariloche trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mendoza in December, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in San Carlos de Bariloche: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

El Chalten

— 7 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, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago del Desierto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre, and admire the sheer force of Chorillo del Salto.

To find out how to plan a trip to El Chalten, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten in 7 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

El Calafate

— 6 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 much more to do: see Estancia Cristina, wander the wide-open spaces of La Usina, get outside with Enjoy!, and stroll through Estancia 25 de Mayo.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the El Calafate route planner.

You can take a bus from El Chalten to El Calafate in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In December, daily temperatures in El Calafate can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.
Bring the kids along to Tierra del Fuego National Park and Museo Maritimo & del Presidio de Ushuaia. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glacier Martial, get a new perspective on things with Wayfinders, explore the landscape on two wheels at Ushuaia Bay, and make a trip to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ushuaia trip planner.

Traveling by flight from El Calafate to Ushuaia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from El Calafate in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ushuaia, with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Puerto Madryn

— 5 nights
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Family-friendly places like Peninsula Valdes and Playa El Doradillo will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Puerto Madryn: Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio (in Trelew) and Puerto Piramides (Peke Sosa Avistajes & Caleta Valdes). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Playa La Cantera, stroll through Estancia San Lorenzo, and get a taste of life in the country at Bordes de Patagonia, turismo en una estancia a orillas del mar..

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Madryn day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to Puerto Madryn takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can fly to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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.
Kids will enjoy Cemiterio de Recoleta and Puerto Madero. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, take an in-depth tour of El Zanjon de Granados, take a stroll through Calle Defensa, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

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Traveling by flight from Puerto Madryn to Buenos Aires takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Buenos Aires can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

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.
On the 26th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Isla San Martin, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Iguazu National Park trip tool.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in January, expect nights in Iguazu National Park to be about the same, around 69°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 89°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) 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.