17 days in Argentina Itinerary

17 days in Argentina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Argentina trip planner
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Buenos Aires
— 3 nights
Fly
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Ushuaia
— 3 nights
Fly
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El Calafate
— 1 night
Bus
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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
— 3 nights
Fly
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Iguazu National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Foz do Iguacu, Fly to London

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Buenos Aires — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, wander the streets of Puerto Madero, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Calle Defensa.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Buenos Aires vacation planner.

London, UK to Buenos Aires is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Buenos Aires. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from London in March; daily highs in Buenos Aires reach 29°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Ushuaia.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Ushuaia — 3 nights

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 3rd (Sun) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, hike along Glacier Martial, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and grab your bike and head to Ushuaia Bay.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ushuaia trip planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Buenos Aires in April; daily highs in Ushuaia reach 10°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can fly to El Calafate.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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 6th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno and then get outside with Enjoy!.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our El Calafate itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to El Calafate takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in El Calafate when traveling from Ushuaia in April, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to El Chalten.
Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors

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, sightseeing, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Laguna de los Tres, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Torre, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the El Chalten trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a bus from El Calafate to El Chalten in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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, sightseeing, and winter sports. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, stroll through Cerro Otto, stop by Evo Sports, and trek along Circuito Chico.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to San Carlos de Bariloche in 7 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. April in San Carlos de Bariloche sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Iguazu National Park.
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, then tour the pleasant surroundings at 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.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Iguazu National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Iguazu National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in April, expect Iguazu National Park to be warmer, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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.