14 days in Buenos Aires, Ushuaia & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

14 days in Buenos Aires, Ushuaia & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Ushuaia, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 5 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

— 3 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 nightlife, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Puerto Madero, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, steep yourself in history at Casa Rosada, and take in the history at Plaza de Mayo.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Buenos Aires trip itinerary planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Buenos Aires is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Buenos Aires. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect Buenos Aires to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to fly to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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Ushuaia, Argentina

— 4 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 (Sat) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glacier Martial, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and don't miss a visit to Les Éclaireurs Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia route builder site.

Fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in December, with highs in Ushuaia at 13°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

— 5 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable ride with Sugarloaf Mountain, enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and make a trip to Escadaria Selaron.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to Rio de Janeiro takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Ushuaia in December: high temperatures in Rio de Janeiro hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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