46 days in Argentina Itinerary

46 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Fly
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Buenos Aires
— 7 nights
Fly
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Cordoba
— 5 nights
Fly
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Ushuaia
— 5 nights
Fly to El Calafate, Bus to El Chalten
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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
— 6 nights
Fly
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Mendoza
— 6 nights
Fly to Salta, Bus to Cafayate
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Cafayate
— 3 nights
Drive
8
Purmamarca
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Salta
— 5 nights
Fly
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Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
Bus to Foz do Iguacu, Fly to Jeddah

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Buenos Aires — 7 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 historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, wander the streets of Calle Defensa, and visit Recoleta.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires visit planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Buenos Aires is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Buenos Aires is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Jeddah in August, expect Buenos Aires to be much colder, temps between 20°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Cordoba.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Cordoba — 5 nights

The Learned One

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Cordoba is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, examine the collection at Capilla Domestica Compania de Jesus, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico Provincial Marques de Sobre Monte.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cordoba trip planner.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Cordoba by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cordoba when traveling from Buenos Aires in August, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Ushuaia.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games
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Ushuaia — 5 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 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Cerro Castor (Castor Mount), explore the activities along Canal Beagle, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and hike along Glacier Martial.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ushuaia online holiday planner.

Fly from Cordoba to Ushuaia in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. While traveling from Cordoba, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Ushuaia, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to El Chalten.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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 historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fitz Roy, explore the activities along Laguna Capri, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and identify plant and animal life at Laguna Torre.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the El Chalten day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Ushuaia to El Chalten in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trip

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.
San Carlos de Bariloche is known for nature, sightseeing, and winter sports. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, don't miss a visit to Centro Civico, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Nahuel Huapi.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to San Carlos de Bariloche in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September in San Carlos de Bariloche, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Mendoza.
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Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Casa El Enemigo (in Maipu) and Tupungato (Finca Adelma & Valle de Uco). On the 9th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Dedicate the 11th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Bodega La Azul, take an in-depth tour of Museo Fundacional, don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, and explore by horseback at Los Pingos Horse Riding.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mendoza tour builder site.

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Mendoza takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in September: high temperatures in Mendoza hover around 25°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cafayate.
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Wineries · Tours · Parks · Trails
Side Trips

Cafayate — 3 nights

Tuscany of Argentina

Nestled in one of the country's major wine regions, Cafayate and the surrounding area remain a top vacation destination throughout the year.
Step out of Cafayate with an excursion to Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes) in Amaicha del Valle--about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas, explore the striking landscape at Las Tres Cruces, examine the collection at Museo Regional y Arqueologico Rodolfo Bravo, and don't miss a visit to Plaza Central.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cafayate tour app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mendoza to Cafayate takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Purmamarca.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
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 17th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paseo de los Colorados, then make a trip to Plaza 9 de Julio, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at The Hill of Seven Colors. On your second day here, get outside with Cuesta de Lipan, take in the dramatic natural features at Cerro Morado, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cerro Pollera de la Coya.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Purmamarca driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Cafayate to Purmamarca takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Salta.
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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.
Salta is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, contemplate the long history of Convento San Bernardo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Virgen de los Tres Cerritos, and explore the activities along Ojo de Mar.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Salta trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Purmamarca to Salta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Salta can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Iguazu National Park.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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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 24th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin, then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, use the Iguazu National Park tour builder.

You can fly from Salta to Iguazu National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Iguazu National Park is somewhat warmer than Salta - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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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.
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