15 days in Argentina Itinerary

15 days in Argentina Itinerary

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15 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Drive:  4​h
1
Tandil
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Ushuaia
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h
3
El Chalten
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
4
El Calafate
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Cordoba
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Salta
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Buenos Aires
— 3 nights
End: Buenos Aires

1
night
Tandil

Tandil ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cerro El Centinela and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monte Calvario.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tandil route planning tool .

Buenos Aires to Tandil is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Tandil, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Tandil

#Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
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Monte Calvario ©
Monte Calvario
Cerro El Centinela ©
Cerro El Centinela

3
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.
Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lago Roca and then contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Esmeralda.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ushuaia trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Tandil to Ushuaia by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. While traveling from Tandil, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Ushuaia, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in Ushuaia

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lago Roca
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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Estancia Harberton ©
Estancia Harberton
Museo del Fin del Mundo ©
Museo del Fin del Mundo
Lago Roca ©
Lago Roca

2
nights
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.
On the 27th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Salto El Chorrillo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Laguna Torre, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Capri, and then stop by Marcopolo Bookstore.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our El Chalten road trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Ushuaia to El Chalten in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for the bus ride to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Laguna Capri ©
Laguna Capri
Salto El Chorrillo ©
Salto El Chorrillo

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Laguna Nimez Reserve, then examine the collection at El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus, and finally wander the streets of Av del Libertador.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our El Calafate visit planner.

You can take a bus from El Chalten to El Calafate in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In December, daily temperatures in El Calafate can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in El Calafate

#Neighborhoods, #Parks, #Museums
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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Av del Libertador ©
Av del Libertador
Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus ©
Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus

2
nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos and then take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): contemplate the long history of El Paseo Buen Pastor, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Catedral, then see the interesting displays at Capilla Domestica Compania de Jesus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba.

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Traveling by flight from El Calafate to Cordoba takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from El Calafate in December, with highs in Cordoba at 22°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Salta.

Things to do in Cordoba

#Historic Sites, #Museums
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica ©
Iglesia Catedral ©
Iglesia Catedral
Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba ©
Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba

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 2nd (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Virgen de los Tres Cerritos, take an in-depth tour of MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia San Francisco.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Salta holiday builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Cordoba to Salta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Cordoba in January, plan for warmer days and about the same nights in Salta: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Salta

#Historic Sites, #Museums
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Iglesia San Francisco ©
Iglesia San Francisco
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos ©
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Puerto Madero and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires and Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of San Telmo, admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, make a trip to Recoleta Cemetery, and take a stroll through La Boca.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Salta to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salta in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Buenos Aires. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes ©
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

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