22 days in Argentina, Uruguay & Reserva do Iguacu Itinerary

22 days in Argentina, Uruguay & Reserva do Iguacu Itinerary

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22 days in Argentina, Uruguay & Reserva do Iguacu Itinerary

Start: Coimbra, Portugal
taxi + Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + shuttle + foot + ferry:  3​h 45​min
3
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 15​min
4
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  9​h
5
El Chalten, Argentina
— 1 night
bus:  4​h 30​min
6
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
— 3 nights
bus:  58​h
7
Province of Jujuy, Argentina
— 2 nights
Drive:  17​h 45​min
8
Reserva do Iguacu, Brazil
— 1 night
Fly:  29​h
End: Coimbra, Portugal

2
nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Montevideo day trip planning app .

Coimbra, Portugal to Montevideo is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Coimbra to Montevideo, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Coimbra in January, things will get much hotter in Montevideo: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. On the 21st (Mon), you'll travel to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Montevideo

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nightlife
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2
nights
Punta del Este, Uruguay

Punta del Este ©
With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo - Taller de Casapueblo as well as The Fingers of Punta del Este. On the 22nd (Tue), don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este and then explore the world behind art at Museo - Taller de Casapueblo.

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Getting from Montevideo to Punta del Este by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Punta del Este are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. You'll set off for Colonia del Sacramento on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Punta del Este

#Museums
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Museo - Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo - Taller de Casapueblo
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este

1
night
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La Calle de los Suspiros, Puerta de la Ciudadela and Convento de San Francisco. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Convento de San Francisco, take in the views from Puerta de la Ciudadela, and then make a trip to La Calle de los Suspiros.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Colonia del Sacramento online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Punta del Este to Colonia del Sacramento takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in January, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

#Historic Sites
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Convento de San Francisco ©
Convento de San Francisco
La Calle de los Suspiros ©
La Calle de los Suspiros
Puerta de la Ciudadela ©
Puerta de la Ciudadela

2
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

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.
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Traveling by ferry from Colonia del Sacramento to Buenos Aires takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

#Nightlife, #Tours, #Outdoors
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1
night
El Chalten, Argentina

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 (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro Fitz Roy. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Laguna Capri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Miradores Los Condores y Las Aguilas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our El Chalten online trip maker .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Buenos Aires to El Chalten in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in El Chalten

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Cerro Fitz Roy ©
Cerro Fitz Roy
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Laguna Capri ©
Laguna Capri

3
nights
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

Los Glaciares National Park
A World Heritage Site, Los Glaciares National Park contains a giant ice cap that feeds 47 vast glaciers.
On the 29th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Perito Moreno.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Glaciares National Park travel planner.

Traveling by bus from El Chalten to Los Glaciares National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will leave for Province of Jujuy on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Parque Nacional Perito Moreno
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2
nights
Province of Jujuy, Argentina

Province of Jujuy ©
San Salvador de Jujuy, commonly known as Jujuy and locally often referred to as San Salvador, is the capital city of Jujuy Province in northwest Argentina. On the 3rd (Sun), delve into the distant past at Pucara de Tilcara and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Hill of Seven Colors. On your second day here, explore the fascinating landscape at Salinas Grandes.

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You can take a bus from Los Glaciares National Park to Province of Jujuy in 58 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and bus. When traveling from Los Glaciares National Park in February, plan for warmer days in Province of Jujuy, with highs around 34°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Reserva do Iguacu.

Things to do in Province of Jujuy

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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The Hill of Seven Colors ©
The Hill of Seven Colors
Salinas Grandes ©
Salinas Grandes
Pucara de Tilcara ©
Pucara de Tilcara

1
night
Reserva do Iguacu, Brazil

Reserva do Iguacu ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): examine the collection at Regional do Iguacu Museum.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Reserva do Iguacu trip planner .

You can drive from Province of Jujuy to Reserva do Iguacu in 22.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Province of Jujuy to Reserva do Iguacu due to the time zone difference. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Reserva do Iguacu

#Museums
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Regional do Iguacu Museum ©
Regional do Iguacu Museum

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