43 days in Argentina Itinerary

43 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Buenos Aires
— 5 nights
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Salta
— 3 nights
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Cafayate
— 1 night
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San Miguel de Tucuman
— 1 night
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Cordoba
— 3 nights
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San Juan
— 2 nights
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Mendoza
— 4 nights
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San Martin de los Andes
— 4 nights
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 5 nights
Fly to El Calafate, Bus to El Chalten
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El Chalten
— 5 nights
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El Calafate
— 4 nights
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Ushuaia
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Buenos Aires — 5 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: don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, and take in the history at Plaza de Mayo.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Buenos Aires trip builder website.

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. In February, Buenos Aires is warmer than London - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Salta.
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Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Salta — 3 nights

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Salta is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, steep yourself in history at Salta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Salta, and make a trip to Plaza 9 de Julio.

For ratings and tourist information, read our Salta day trip planning website.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Salta in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Salta. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cafayate.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Side Trip

Cafayate — 1 night

Nestled in one of the country's major wine regions, Cafayate and the surrounding area remain a top vacation destination throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Garganta del Diablo Salta and then look for all kinds of wild species at Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas.

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Traveling by car from Salta to Cafayate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Miguel de Tucuman.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife

San Miguel de Tucuman — 1 night

The commercial hub of an area known for its high production of sugarcane, tobacco, and rice, San Miguel de Tucuman also has a historical claim to fame, having hosted the national congress that declared independence from Spain in 1816.
On the 9th (Wed), examine the collection at Casa Historica de Tucuman, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Sacro, and then learn about winemaking at Las Arcas De Tolombon.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Miguel de Tucuman trip planner.

Drive from Cafayate to San Miguel de Tucuman in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in San Miguel de Tucuman are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can fly to Cordoba.
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Museums · Wineries

Cordoba — 3 nights

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Venture out of the city with trips to Museo Del Che Guevara (in Alta Gracia) and La Serranita - Recreational Park (in Villa Serranita). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Paseo del Buen Pastor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monasterio de Santa Teresa, take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica, and make a trip to Camino de las Altas Cumbres.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cordoba online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from San Miguel de Tucuman to Cordoba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Miguel de Tucuman, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to fly to San Juan.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks
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San Juan — 2 nights

San Juan acts as a more humble and provincial version of nearby Mendoza, with all the wineries and lush landscape, but less of the hustle, bustle, and international guests.
On the 13th (Sun), get outside with Carrovelismo, explore the activities along Rio San Juan, and then explore the striking landscape at Pampa Del Leoncito.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Juan online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Cordoba to San Juan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cordoba, expect much warmer days and about the same nights in San Juan, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mendoza.
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Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trip

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 these side-trips from Mendoza: Laureano Gomez Winemaker (in Colonia Las Rosas) and Tupungato (La Quebrada del Condor-Day Trip & Valle de Uco). Dedicate the 15th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Bodega Roberto Bonfanti, make a trip to Plaza Independencia, walk around Parque General San Martin, and explore by horseback at Los Pingos Horse Riding.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mendoza tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from San Juan to Mendoza in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to fly to San Martin de los Andes.
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Wineries · Tours · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips

San Martin de los Andes — 4 nights

Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
Get out of town with these interesting San Martin de los Andes side-trips: Junin de los Andes (Lagos Huechulafquen & Lanín). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Route of the Seven Lakes, cast your line with a fishing tour, immerse yourself in nature at Plaza San Martin, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Lacar.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Martin de los Andes tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Mendoza to San Martin de los Andes takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to San Carlos de Bariloche.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trip

San Carlos de Bariloche — 5 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, explore the activities along Lago Steffen, walk around Parque Nahuelito, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Nahuel Huapi.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche day trip planner.

You can drive from San Martin de los Andes to San Carlos de Bariloche in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in San Carlos de Bariloche sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to El Chalten.
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Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

El Chalten — 5 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 historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Fitz Roy, explore the activities along Laguna Capri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna Torre, and don't miss a visit to Viedma Glacier.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read El Chalten trip builder website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to El Calafate.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trip

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from El Calafate: Los Glaciares National Park (Perito Moreno Glacier & Glaciar Spegazzini). Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with Estancia Cristina, see the interesting displays at El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center, stop by El Galpon de Don Emilio, and whizz through the canopy at Enjoy!.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the El Calafate trip planner.

You can take a bus from El Chalten to El Calafate in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, daytime highs in El Calafate are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Ushuaia.
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Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trip

Ushuaia — 4 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 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Museo Maritimo & del Presidio de Ushuaia, hike along Glacier Martial, grab your bike and head to Ushuaia Bay, and contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Esmeralda.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia trip itinerary builder website.

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 April, expect slightly colder with lows of 4°C in Ushuaia. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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.
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