22 days in Argentina Itinerary

22 days in Argentina Itinerary

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22 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Buenos Aires
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Martin de los Andes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  7​h
4
El Chalten
— 3 nights
+4
bus + taxi + Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h 30​min
5
Puerto Madryn
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Cordoba
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 30​min
7
Iguazu National Park
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Mar del Plata
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

5
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.
Parque 3 de Febrero and Puerto Madero are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like San Telmo and Catedral Metropolitana. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Plaza de Mayo, take a stroll through Recoleta, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo, and get to know the fascinating history of Calle Museo Caminito.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires online vacation planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Buenos Aires is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Buenos Aires, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in April, with highs in Buenos Aires at 25°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
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Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
San Telmo ©
San Telmo

2
nights
San Martin de los Andes

San Martin de los Andes ©
Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Jose and then kick back and relax at Playa Quila Quina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): cruise along Route of the Seven Lakes, make a trip to Centro Civico, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Catritre, and finally admire the natural beauty at Plaza Sarmiento.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Martin de los Andes online trip builder .

You can fly from Buenos Aires to San Martin de los Andes in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
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Playa Quila Quina ©
Playa Quila Quina
Route of the Seven Lakes ©
Route of the Seven Lakes
Playa Catritre ©
Playa Catritre

3
nights
San Carlos de Bariloche

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi and Catedral Alta Patagonis. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Bonita, hike along Circuito Chico, see the interesting displays at Monumento Historico Municipal Capilla La Inmaculada, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Carlos de Bariloche.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Carlos de Bariloche trip itinerary planning app .

You can take a bus from San Martin de los Andes to San Carlos de Bariloche in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in San Carlos de Bariloche sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
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Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

3
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 28th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Huemul. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Cerro Fitz Roy.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our El Chalten tour planning site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in El Chalten

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Laguna de los Tres
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:
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Cerro Fitz Roy ©
Cerro Fitz Roy
Laguna de los Tres ©
Laguna de los Tres
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre

2
nights
Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Madryn online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to Puerto Madryn takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

#Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Punta Tombo National Reserve
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Punta Tombo National Reserve ©
Punta Tombo National Reserve
Ecocentro ©
Ecocentro

1
night
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): examine the collection at Museo Historico de la Universidad Nacional de Cordoba and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cordoba trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Puerto Madryn to Cordoba takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Puerto Madryn in May, with highs in Cordoba at 15°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Cordoba

#Historic Sites, #Museums
Find places to stay May 3 — 4:
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El Paseo Buen Pastor ©
El Paseo Buen Pastor
Iglesia de Los Capuchinos ©
Iglesia de Los Capuchinos

1
night
Iguazu National Park

Iguazu National Park ©
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Make your Iguazu National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Cordoba to Iguazu National Park by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in May, expect nights in Iguazu National Park to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

#Wildlife, #Nature, #Parks
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Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez

3
nights
Mar del Plata

Mar del Plata ©
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.
Take a break from the city and head to La Perla and Playa Grande. Get some cultural insight at Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo and Puerto de Mar del Plata. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Varese, stroll through Playa Bristol, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de los Santos Pedro y Cecilia, and take a stroll through Loma de Stella Maris.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mar del Plata tour itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Iguazu National Park to Mar del Plata in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Iguazu National Park in May, with highs in Mar del Plata at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:
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La Perla ©
La Perla
Punta Mogotes ©
Punta Mogotes
Playa Varese ©
Playa Varese

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