15 days in Argentina Itinerary

15 days in Argentina Itinerary

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15 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Salta
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
2
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  7​h
3
El Chalten
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
4
El Calafate
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
5
Ushuaia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Buenos Aires
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis


1
night
Salta

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
On the 4th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de La Candelaria de La Vina, then take in the awesome beauty at Cuesta del Obispo, and then take a memorable drive along Piedra del Molino. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Virgen de los Tres Cerritos, don't miss a visit to Plaza 9 de Julio, then get a new perspective on nature at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia San Francisco.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Salta trip itinerary builder app .

Minneapolis, USA to Salta is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Salta due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in April, expect Salta to be somewhat warmer, temps between 73°F and 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Iglesia San Francisco ©
Iglesia San Francisco
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos ©
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos

1
night
San Carlos de Bariloche

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.
On the 6th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Museo del Lago Gutierrez, then look for all kinds of wild species at Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro, and then indulge your taste buds at Chocolates Rapanui. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche road trip planner.

You can fly from Salta to San Carlos de Bariloche in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Salta in April: high temperatures in San Carlos de Bariloche hover around 59°F and lows are around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro ©
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
El Chalten

El Chalten ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the activities along Laguna Capri, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto El Chorrillo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Miradores Los Condores y Las Aguilas. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Huemul, appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre, and then get great views at Mirador del Torre.

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Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten by combination of flight and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Trails
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Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Laguna Capri ©
Laguna Capri
Glaciar Huemul ©
Glaciar Huemul

2
nights
El Calafate

El Calafate ©
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.
On the 10th (Fri), take a stroll through Av del Libertador and then take in the dramatic natural features at Pasarelas Perito Moreno. Keep things going the next day: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our El Calafate road trip planner .

Traveling by bus from El Chalten to El Calafate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Av del Libertador ©
Av del Libertador

2
nights
Ushuaia

Ushuaia ©
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.
On the 12th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Roca, then don't miss a visit to Unidad Postal Del Fin Mundo, then appreciate the history behind Plaza Malvinas, and finally make a trip to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Laguna Esmeralda, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Merced, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Ushuaia Bay.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ushuaia using our trip planner.

You can fly from El Calafate to Ushuaia in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ushuaia when traveling from El Calafate in April, with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Tierra del Fuego National Park
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Laguna Esmeralda ©
Laguna Esmeralda
Lago Roca ©
Lago Roca
Ushuaia Bay ©
Ushuaia Bay

2
nights
Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires ©
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, museums, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, have fun and explore at Museo de los Ninos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Buenos Aires trip 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 take a bus. Traveling from Ushuaia in April, expect Buenos Aires to be warmer, temps between 72°F and 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Recoleta Cemetery ©
Recoleta Cemetery
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

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