60 days in Argentina Itinerary

60 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Mendoza
— 7 nights
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Tupungato
— 4 nights
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San Agustin del Valle Fertil
— 1 night
Drive
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Cordoba
— 5 nights
Fly
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 6 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
— 6 nights
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Buenos Aires
— 8 nights
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Iguazu National Park
— 3 nights
Fly to Salta, Bus to Humahuaca
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Humahuaca
— 2 nights
Drive
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Purmamarca
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salta
— 6 nights
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Mendoza — 7 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: Maipu (Casa El Enemigo & Bodega CarinaE). Dedicate the 28th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 30th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: stroll around Parque General San Martin, do a tasting at Bodega Matervini, don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, and explore by horseback at Los Pingos Horse Riding.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mendoza vacation planner.

San Francisco, USA to Mendoza is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mendoza: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Tupungato.
Wineries · Tours · Parks · Trails
Side Trip

Tupungato — 4 nights

Tupungato, one of the highest mountains in the Americas, is a massive Andean stratovolcano dating to Pleistocene times. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tupungato: O. Fournier (in La Consulta), Parque de la Lombardia (in Tunuyan) and Laureano Gomez Winemaker (in Colonia Las Rosas). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Uco, steep yourself in history at Cristo de la Hermandad y Via Crucis de la Montana, learn about winemaking at Masi Tupungato, and appreciate the history behind Cristo Rey del Valle.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tupungato road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mendoza to Tupungato takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to San Agustin del Valle Fertil.
Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips

San Agustin del Valle Fertil — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Provincial Ischigualasto Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Agustin del Valle Fertil day trip planner.

Drive from Tupungato to San Agustin del Valle Fertil in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cordoba.
Museums · Nature · Parks
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Cordoba — 5 nights

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
When in Cordoba, make a side trip to see Museo Del Che Guevara in Alta Gracia, approximately Alta Gracia away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica, see the interesting displays at Museo Palacio Ferreyra, get engrossed in the history at Museo Historico Provincial Marques de Sobre Monte, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cordoba route planning app.

Traveling by car from San Agustin del Valle Fertil to Cordoba takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May, daytime highs in Cordoba are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to fly to San Carlos de Bariloche.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, don't miss a visit to Centro Civico, stop by Evo Sports, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Carlos de Bariloche trip planner.

You can fly from Cordoba to San Carlos de Bariloche in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in May, you will find days in San Carlos de Bariloche are little chillier (51°F), and nights are much colder (35°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to El Chalten.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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 trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Fitz Roy, get great views at El Mirador De Los Condores, trek along Laguna de los Tres, and contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Torre.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our El Chalten trip 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to El Calafate.
Parks · Nature · Trails · 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.
When in El Calafate, make a side trip to see Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park, approximately Los Glaciares National Park away. And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at Enjoy!, wander the wide-open spaces of La Usina, examine the collection at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our El Calafate itinerary 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 May, daytime highs in El Calafate are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Ushuaia.
Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trip

Ushuaia — 6 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.
Go for a jaunt from Ushuaia to Tierra del Fuego National Park to see Lago Roca about 38 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Sat) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, steep yourself in history at Museo Maritimo & del Presidio de Ushuaia, make a trip to Les Éclaireurs Lighthouse, and take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Vinciguerra.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ushuaia trip planning tool.

You can 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 May, Ushuaia is a bit cooler at night with lows of 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Buenos Aires.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trip

Buenos Aires — 8 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, shop like a local with Palermo, stop by El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Buenos Aires route planner.

You can fly from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. In June, Buenos Aires is somewhat warmer than Ushuaia - with highs of 60°F and lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Iguazu National Park.
Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

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 11th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, then stroll through Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then head off the coast to Isla San Martin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Iguazu National Park visit planning website.

Fly from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in June: highs in Iguazu National Park hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 53°F. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Humahuaca.
Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Humahuaca — 2 nights

The largest settlement in the Quebrada de Humahuaca, Humahuaca allows for thorough exploration of the colorful valley that links the high Andean lands and the temperate plains of southeastern South America.
On the 14th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Quebrada de Humahuaca, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Humahuaca, and then admire the striking features of Cabildo de Humahuaca. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serranía de Hornocal and then pause for some photo ops at Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Humahuaca trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Iguazu National Park to Humahuaca takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Purmamarca.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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 16th (Thu): hike along Paseo de los Colorados, then take a memorable drive along Abra de Potrerillos (Mirador a 4170msnm), and then take in the awesome beauty at The Hill of Seven Colors. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Cerro Morado and then admire all the interesting features of Cuesta de Lipan.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Purmamarca online trip maker.

Getting from Humahuaca to Purmamarca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salta.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Salta — 6 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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Salta, explore the world behind art at Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes de Salta, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Abra del Condor.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Salta route planner.

You can drive from Purmamarca to Salta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in June, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Wildlife
Side Trip

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.