30 days in Argentina Itinerary

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

The Learned One

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica and Monasterio de Santa Teresa. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa de los Hippies and Balneario Tala Huasi. Get out of town with these interesting Cordoba side-trips: Villa Carlos Paz (San Roque Lake, Carlos Paz Waterfront, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Paseo del Buen Pastor, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capilla Quinta Santa Ana, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico Provincial Marques de Sobre Monte.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cordoba travel route planning app.

Montreal, Canada to Cordoba is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Cordoba is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cordoba when traveling from Montreal in October, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can fly to San Carlos de Bariloche.
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi and Catedral Alta Patagonis. Family-friendly places like Circuito Chico and Cerro Otto will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Nahuel Huapi, see the interesting displays at Monumento Historico Municipal Capilla La Inmaculada, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Munoz.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Carlos de Bariloche road trip tool.

Fly from Cordoba to San Carlos de Bariloche in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cordoba, expect little chillier days and colder nights in San Carlos de Bariloche, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to El Chalten.
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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 9th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Fitz Roy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Capri, then hike along Laguna de los Tres, and then get to know the fascinating history of Laguna Torre.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our El Chalten trip planner.

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten by combination of flight and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to El Calafate.
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Perito Moreno Glacier and Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal. Step out of El Calafate to go to Los Glaciares National Park and see Glaciar Spegazzini, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, examine the collection at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, and look for gifts at Vellon Negro.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the El Calafate trip itinerary builder site.

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 October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can fly to Ushuaia.
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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.
Kids will enjoy Tierra del Fuego National Park and Off-Road Tours. Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Martial and Playa Larga. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Museo Maritimo & del Presidio de Ushuaia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ushuaia Bay, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Alarken Nature Reserve.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ushuaia online itinerary planner.

Fly from El Calafate to Ushuaia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from El Calafate in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ushuaia, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Puerto Madryn.
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Puerto Madryn — 3 nights

Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Get in touch with nature at Playa El Doradillo and Punta Pardelas. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa La Cantera and Costas de Patagonia. Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Madryn side-trips: Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio (in Trelew) and Puerto Piramides (Peke Sosa Avistajes & Caleta Valdes). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Fundacion Ecocentro and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Madryn trip maker.

You can fly from Ushuaia to Puerto Madryn in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Buenos Aires.
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Buenos Aires — 6 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cementerio de la Recoleta and Puerto Madero. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Calle Defensa and Casa Rosada. And it doesn't end there: admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, take a stroll through Recoleta, and contemplate the long history of Palacio Barolo.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires holiday site.

You can fly from Puerto Madryn to Buenos Aires in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can fly to Iguazu National Park.
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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 28th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Isla San Martin, identify plant and animal life at Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Iguazu National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in October: highs in Iguazu National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
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Argentina travel guide

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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.
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