61 days in Argentina Itinerary

61 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Fly to Foz do Iguacu, Bus to Iguazu National Park
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Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Salta
— 4 nights
Drive
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Humahuaca
— 1 night
Drive
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Purmamarca
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cafayate
— 3 nights
Drive
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Province of La Rioja
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Agustin del Valle Fertil
— 1 night
Drive
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Mendoza
— 6 nights
Fly
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Capilla del Monte
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cordoba
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 6 nights
Drive
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San Martin de los Andes
— 3 nights
Fly
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Puerto Madryn
— 3 nights
Fly
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Ushuaia
— 5 nights
Fly
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Mar del Plata
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tandil
— 3 nights
Drive
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Buenos Aires
— 7 nights
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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.
On the 22nd (Fri), admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin, admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez, then admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, and finally explore the activities along Lago Urugua-i.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Iguazu National Park holiday builder.

London, UK to Iguazu National Park is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Iguazu National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 12°C in Iguazu National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Salta.
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Salta — 4 nights

Salta the Beautiful

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like El Anfiteatro (The Amphitheatre) and Virgen de los Tres Cerritos. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salta: San Salvador de Jujuy (Museo y Centro Cultural Culturarte, Casa de Gobierno de Jujuy, &more) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Chicoana). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Iglesia Nuestra Senora de La Candelaria de La Vina, get engrossed in the history at Museo Guemes, learn more about the world around you at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, and pause for some photo ops at Monumento General Martín Miguel de Güemes.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Salta day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Iguazu National Park to Salta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Iguazu National Park in July, expect little chillier with lows of 4°C in Salta. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Humahuaca.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Humahuaca — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Quebrada de Humahuaca, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Dr. Ernesto Padilla, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serranía de Hornocal.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Humahuaca holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Salta to Humahuaca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Purmamarca.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Hill of Seven Colors, then don't miss a visit to Plaza 9 de Julio, then get great views at Cerro El Porito, and finally hike along Paseo de los Colorados. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Abra de Potrerillos (Mirador a 4170msnm), take in the pleasant sights at Cuesta de Lipan, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mirador Geologico, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cerro Morado.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Purmamarca planner.

You can drive from Humahuaca to Purmamarca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cafayate.
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Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

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 off the beaten path and head to Garganta del Diablo Salta and Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cafayate: Amaicha del Valle (Tiu Punco, Museo de la Pachamama, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museo de la Vid y el Vino de Cafayate, Salta, Argentina, explore the striking landscape at Las Tres Cruces, do a tasting at Bodega El Porvenir de Cafayate, and get great views at Mirador Cerro Santa Teresita.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cafayate road trip planning app.

Getting from Purmamarca to Cafayate by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Province of La Rioja.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Wineries
Side Trip

Province of La Rioja — 3 nights

La Rioja is the capital city of the Argentine province of La Rioja, located in the east of the province. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parque Nacional Talampaya and Telecentro Cable Carril. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Cuesta de Miranda, explore the activities along Laguna Brava, make a trip to Mirador del portezuelo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Nuestra Madre de La Merced.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Province of La Rioja trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Cafayate to Province of La Rioja takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Agustin del Valle Fertil.
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San Agustin del Valle Fertil — 1 night

On the 6th (Sat), get curious at Museo Piedras del Mundo and then take in the dramatic natural features at Provincial Ischigualasto Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read San Agustin del Valle Fertil trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Province of La Rioja to San Agustin del Valle Fertil takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mendoza.
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Museums · Nature · Parks · Childrens Museums

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience and Bodega Roberto Bonfanti. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mendoza: Casa El Enemigo (in Maipu) and Valle de Uco (in Tupungato). On the 7th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: explore by horseback at Los Pingos Horse Riding, catch all the local highlights with Terrazas de los Andes, learn about winemaking at Bodega Chandon, and see human ingenuity at work at Potrerillos Dam.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mendoza road trip planner.

Getting from San Agustin del Valle Fertil to Mendoza by car takes about 5.5 hours. August in Mendoza sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Capilla del Monte.
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Wineries · Tours · Parks · Outdoors
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Capilla del Monte — 3 nights

Capilla del Monte sits in the northern part of the Punilla Valley at an elevation of 980 m (3,215 ft) above sea level.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Eden Hotel and Base Cerro Uritorco. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Capilla del Monte: Centro Recreativo Cultural Deodoro Roca (in Ongamira), Paseo Con Ciencia (in Valle Hermoso) and Juntura de los Rios (in Cosquin). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at House of Manuel Mujica Lainez, view the masterpieces at Santiago Darti, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cuchi Corral, and make a trip to Cristo Redentor, La Cumbre.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Capilla del Monte trip planner.

Fly from Mendoza to Capilla del Monte in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mendoza in August, plan for little chillier days in Capilla del Monte, with highs around 18°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Cordoba.
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Cordoba — 4 nights

The Learned One

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Explore hidden gems such as Capilla Domestica Compania de Jesus and Museo Nacional Estancia Jesuitica Alta Gracia y Casa del Virrey Liniers. Get out of town with these interesting Cordoba side-trips: Villa Carlos Paz (Puente Uruguay, Camino de las Las 100 Curvas, &more) and Alta Gracia (Museo Del Che Guevara & Gruta de Lourdes Alta Gracia). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Palacio Ferreyra, take in the exciting artwork at Paseo de las Artes, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos.

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Getting from Capilla del Monte to Cordoba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cordoba can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to San Carlos de Bariloche.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Museo del Lago Gutierrez. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Carlos de Bariloche: Villa La Angostura (Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes, Rio Correntoso, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Nahuel Huapi Lake, fly down the slopes at Piedras Blancas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerro Lopez Trail, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia San Eduardo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Cordoba to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in August, you will find days in San Carlos de Bariloche are little chillier (9°C), and nights are cooler (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Martin de los Andes.
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San Martin de los Andes — 3 nights

Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
Explore hidden gems such as Escorial and Cascada Chachin - Hua Hum. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lago Lacar, look for all kinds of wild species at Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias, and stroll through Playa Quila Quina.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Martin de los Andes trip builder.

Drive from San Carlos de Bariloche to San Martin de los Andes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Playa La Cantera and Centro De Visitantes Istmo Ameghino. Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Madryn side-trips: Trelew (Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio & Replica del Titanosaurio). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Peninsula Valdes, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get curious at Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanografico, and look for all kinds of wild species at Loberia de Punta Loma.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Puerto Madryn trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Martin de los Andes to Puerto Madryn takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can fly to Ushuaia.
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina and Helicopter Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Ushuaia: Tolhuin (Sendero Laguna Negra & Complejo Del Ecotono) and Lago Roca (in Tierra del Fuego National Park). Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. Next up on the itinerary: push the limits with an extreme tour, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, fly down the slopes at Valle Tierra Mayor, and identify plant and animal life at Cerro Alarken Nature Reserve.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ushuaia online road trip planner.

You can fly from Puerto Madryn to Ushuaia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in August, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to fly to Mar del Plata.
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Mar del Plata — 4 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Juan Manuel Fangio Museum and Trapiche Costa & Pampa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mar del Plata: Carilo Mall (in Carilo), Playa De Pinamar (in Pinamar) and Valeria del Mar Beach (in Valeria del Mar). There's much more to do: make a trip to Torre Tanque, contemplate the long history of Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mar del Plata Cathedral, and examine the collection at Museo Municipal de Arte Juan C.Castagnino.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mar del Plata online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Ushuaia to Mar del Plata in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ushuaia in September: high temperatures in Mar del Plata hover around 18°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tandil.
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Tandil — 3 nights

Nestled in the foothills of the nearby mountain range, the town of Tandil offers a solid combination of big-city energy and small-town tranquility.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lago y Dique del Fuerte and Museo Historico Fuerte Independencia. There's lots more to do: walk around Parque Independencia, don't miss a visit to Palacio Municipal de Tandil, take in the dramatic natural features at Piedra Movediza, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Monte Calvario.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tandil trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Mar del Plata to Tandil in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento and Museo de La Plata. Change things up with a short trip to Catedral de la Plata in La Plata (about 1h 5 min away). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, explore the engaging exhibits at Museo de los Ninos, take a stroll through Puerto Madero, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires trip planner.

You can drive from Tandil to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Tandil in September, Buenos Aires is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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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