10 days in Buenos Aires, San Carlos de Bariloche & Mendoza Itinerary

10 days in Buenos Aires, San Carlos de Bariloche & Mendoza Itinerary

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Buenos Aires
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San Carlos de Bariloche
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Mendoza
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Buenos Aires — 4 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.
Let the collections at Buque Museo Fragata ARA Presidente Sarmiento and Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Cemiterio de Recoleta and Catedral de San Isidro. Saddle up on the 1st (Wed) and explore with a tour on horseback. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Barolo, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, and make a trip to Plaza de Mayo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires road trip tool.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Buenos Aires is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Argentina Standard Time (ART) is 1 hour. Traveling from San Juan in December, expect little chillier with lows of 23°C in Buenos Aires. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to fly to San Carlos de Bariloche.
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San Carlos de Bariloche — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then head outdoors with Circuito Grande, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo del Lago Gutierrez, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada de los Duendes, then see the interesting displays at Museo Paleontologico Bariloche, and finally look for gifts at Evo Sports.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche itinerary planner.

Getting from Buenos Aires to San Carlos de Bariloche by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Buenos Aires, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in San Carlos de Bariloche, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can fly to Mendoza.
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Mendoza — 2 nights

Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Finca Agostino, stroll around Parque General San Martin, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de la Virgen de Lourdes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Bodega Kaiken, then do a tasting at Bodega Renacer, and then ride a horse along Los Pingos Horse Riding.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mendoza trip planner.

Fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Mendoza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Mendoza, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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