60 days in Argentina Itinerary

60 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Salta
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San Rafael
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Buenos Aires
— 7 nights
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Mar del Plata
— 7 nights
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Puerto Madryn
— 5 nights
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Ushuaia
— 6 nights
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El Calafate
— 6 nights
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El Chalten
— 5 nights
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Villa La Angostura
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San Martin de los Andes
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San Carlos de Bariloche
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Cordoba
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Salta — 3 nights

Salta the Beautiful

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica Menor San Francisco and Salta. Discover out-of-the-way places like Virgen de los Tres Cerritos and Museo Guemes. There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Quebrada de San Lorenzo, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de La Candelaria de La Vina, learn more about the world around you at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Salta.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Salta vacation planner.

Denver, USA to Salta is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. In January, Salta is much hotter than Denver - with highs of 82°F and lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to fly to San Rafael.
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San Rafael — 2 nights

With its idyllic tree-lined streets, San Rafael provides a tranquil setting for relaxation in the heart of Argentina.
On the 12th (Thu), see human ingenuity at work at Embalse Valle Grande, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then see human ingenuity at work at Embalse los reyunos. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral San Rafael Arcangel, then walk around Laberinto de Borges, and then get in touch with nature with Hiking & Camping Tours.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Rafael trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salta to San Rafael takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Salta in January: highs in San Rafael hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Buenos Aires.
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Cemiterio de Recoleta and Buque Museo Fragata ARA Presidente Sarmiento. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica de Lujan and Palacio Barolo. Change things up with a short trip to Temaiken Biopark in Belen de Escobar (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, get engrossed in the history at El Zanjon de Granados, and contemplate the long history of Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo.

Discover how to plan a Buenos Aires trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from San Rafael to Buenos Aires in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Rafael in January, plan for little chillier days in Buenos Aires, with highs around 83°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Mar del Plata.
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Mar del Plata — 7 nights

Happy City

Drenched in sunshine and fringed by wide expanses of sandy coastline, Mar del Plata stands out as one of Argentina's most popular vacation resorts.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mar del Plata Cathedral and Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo. Gruta de Lourdes and Parroquia Inmaculada Concepcion will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Mar del Plata: Playa De Pinamar (in Pinamar), Miramar (La peatonal, Bosque del Vivero, &more) and Valeria del Mar Beach (in Valeria del Mar). Pack the 24th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Aquasol Parque Acuatico. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Playa Varese, walk around Plaza Libertad, see the interesting displays at Juan Manuel Fangio Museum, and don't miss a visit to Torre Tanque.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Mar del Plata online road trip planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Mar del Plata in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mar del Plata, with lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Puerto Madryn.
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Puerto Madryn — 5 nights

Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Appreciate the collections at Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio and Museo Casa del Poeta. Family-friendly places like Playa El Doradillo and Scuba & Snorkeling will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Madryn: Caleta Valdes (in Puerto Piramides) and Trelew (Laguna Chiquichano & Museo Pueblo de Luis). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Estancia San Lorenzo, surround yourself with nature on Sentir Patagonia Travel, kick back and relax at Playa Parana, and take a leisurely stroll along Muelle Luis Piedra Buena.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Madryn tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Mar del Plata to Puerto Madryn by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to fly to Ushuaia.
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Ushuaia — 6 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.
You'll explore and learn at Museo Maritimo & del Presidio de Ushuaia and Acatushun Museum. Visiting Tierra del Fuego National Park and Isla Martillo will get you outdoors. When in Ushuaia, make a side trip to see Lago Roca in Tierra del Fuego National Park, approximately Tierra del Fuego National Park away. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make a trip to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina, pause for some photo ops at Plaza Malvinas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Larga.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ushuaia itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Madryn to Ushuaia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. February in Ushuaia sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to fly to El Calafate.
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El Calafate — 6 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno and Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center and Museo Argentino del Juguete. Explore El Calafate's surroundings by going to Los Glaciares National Park (Glaciar Spegazzini & Perito Moreno Glacier). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at La Leona Petrified Forest, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus, and have fun at Estancia 25 de Mayo.

Before you visit El Calafate, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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 somewhat warmer evenings in El Calafate when traveling from Ushuaia in February, with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to El Chalten.
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Laguna Torre and Encuentros con la Historia. Estancia Turistica. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Laguna Capri and Laguna de los Tres. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado, get great views at Mirador del Torre, take a memorable drive along Road to El Chalten, and admire the sheer force of Chorillo del Salto.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read El Chalten trip planner.

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 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Villa La Angostura.
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Villa La Angostura — 3 nights

Garden of Patagonia

A trip to Villa La Angostura leads to the lush "Garden of Patagonia," where the scenic backdrop features pristine forests, lakes, and mountains.
Get outdoors at Rio Correntoso and Lago Espejo Grande. Discover out-of-the-way places like Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes and Mirador Belvedere. Go for a jaunt from Villa La Angostura to Villa Traful to see Mirador Lago Traful about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, learn more about the world around you at Museo Historico Regional de Villa La Angostura, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Correntoso.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Villa La Angostura online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to Villa La Angostura in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Martin de los Andes.
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San Martin de los Andes — 5 nights

Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cerro Chapelco and Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa Quila Quina and Playa La Islita. Step out of San Martin de los Andes with an excursion to Lanín in Junin de los Andes--about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lago Lacar, look for gifts at De la Montana, look for all kinds of wild species at Escorial, and take a memorable drive along Route of the Seven Lakes.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read San Martin de los Andes online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Villa La Angostura to San Martin de los Andes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Carlos de Bariloche.
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San Carlos de Bariloche — 7 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro and Sendero de los Arrayanes. Get in touch with nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi and Refugio Frey. There's much more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, hike along Circuito Chico, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerro Lopez Trail, and explore the activities along Lago Steffen.

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Traveling by car from San Martin de los Andes to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in San Carlos de Bariloche, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Cordoba.
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Cordoba — 3 nights

The Learned One

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
On the 6th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Capilla Quinta Santa Ana, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba, then contemplate the long history of Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica, and finally shop like a local with Paseo de las Artes. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Palacio Ferreyra, then contemplate the long history of Paseo del Buen Pastor, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cordoba attractions tool.

You can fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Cordoba in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in March, you will find days in Cordoba are little chillier (61°F), and nights are a bit warmer (60°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the flight 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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