28 days in Argentina & Punta Arenas Itinerary

28 days in Argentina & Punta Arenas Itinerary

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Ushuaia, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Punta Arenas, Chile
— 1 night
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El Calafate, Argentina
— 2 nights
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El Chalten, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Salta, Argentina
— 1 night
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Purmamarca, Argentina
— 1 night
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Humahuaca, Argentina
— 1 night
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Chicoana, Argentina
— 1 night
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Cachi, Argentina
— 1 night
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Cafayate, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Salta, Argentina
— 1 night
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Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 2 nights

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parrilla Tour Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón and Palermo. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): see a show at Teatro Colón, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada, get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada, then make a trip to Plaza de Mayo, then take in the views from Puente de la Mujer, and finally pick up some new kitchen skills with Parrilla Tour Buenos Aires. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, appreciate the history behind Floralis Generica, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, then stroll around Bosques de Palermo, and finally wander the streets of Palermo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires holiday planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Buenos Aires is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Ottawa to Buenos Aires due to the time zone difference. In October, Buenos Aires is a bit warmer than Ottawa - with highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ushuaia.

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Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires ©
Teatro Colón ©
Teatro Colón
Casa Rosada ©
Casa Rosada

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Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia ©

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 30th (Fri) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glacier Martial, look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Alarken Nature Reserve, and pause for some photo ops at Monumento Antiguos Pobladores de Ushuaia.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ushuaia trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in October: highs in Ushuaia hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 3°C. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia ©
Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia
Glacier Martial ©
Glacier Martial

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Punta Arenas, Chile

Punta Arenas ©
An erstwhile hub of the sheep wool industry, Punta Arenas has evolved into a gateway of sorts for hikers, cruise ship passengers, and adventure travelers heading out on the windswept lands of Chile's extreme southern reaches.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Nao Victoria Museo, make a trip to Plaza de Armas, then look for gifts at Faba Lapislazuli, and finally make a trip to Plaza Munoz Gamero.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Punta Arenas tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by journey from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas takes 87 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time (ART) to Chile Standard Time (CLT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in Punta Arenas

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Nao Victoria Museo ©
Nao Victoria Museo
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Plaza Munoz Gamero ©
Plaza Munoz Gamero

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El Calafate, Argentina

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.
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares and then take in the dramatic natural features at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the El Calafate trip itinerary app.

You can take a bus from Punta Arenas to El Calafate in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Punta Arenas to El Calafate, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Punta Arenas in November since evenings lows in El Calafate dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to El Chalten.

Things to do in El Calafate

Nature · Parks
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Encuentros con la Historia. Estancia Turistica as well as Spa Yaten. Go for a jaunt from El Chalten to El Calafate to see La Leona Petrified Forest about 2h 15 min away. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre, head outdoors with Road to El Chalten, get great views at El Mirador De Los Condores, and take in the dramatic scenery at Chorillo del Salto.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our El Chalten trip maker website.

Traveling by car from El Calafate to El Chalten takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salta.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Laguna Capri ©
Laguna Capri
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Spa Yaten ©
Spa Yaten

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Salta, Argentina

Salta

Salta the Beautiful

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Salta sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to Salta in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Salta are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 11th (Wed), you're off to Purmamarca.

Things to do in Salta

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Purmamarca, Argentina

Purmamarca ©
With a population of just over 2,000, the small village of Purmamarca possesses a remote Andean charm, with its adobe houses and colorful market streets some of the most photogenic in the area.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Salinas Grandes, Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima, Paseo de los Colorados, and other attractions. On the 11th (Wed), admire nature's extreme beauty at Salinas Grandes, take in the awesome beauty at The Hill of Seven Colors, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paseo de los Colorados, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza 9 de Julio.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Purmamarca tour planner.

Traveling by car from Salta to Purmamarca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Humahuaca.

Things to do in Purmamarca

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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The Hill of Seven Colors ©
The Hill of Seven Colors
Salinas Grandes ©
Salinas Grandes
Paseo de los Colorados ©
Paseo de los Colorados

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Humahuaca, Argentina

Humahuaca ©
The largest settlement in the Quebrada de Humahuaca, Humahuaca allows for thorough exploration of the colorful valley that links the high Andean lands and the temperate plains of southeastern South America.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Waterfall Garganta Del Diablo, Pucara de Tilcara and Serranía de Hornocal. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia, explore the ancient world of Torre de Santa Barbara, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Quebrada de las Senoritas.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Humahuaca trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Purmamarca to Humahuaca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chicoana.

Things to do in Humahuaca

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Serranía de Hornocal ©
Serranía de Hornocal
Pucara de Tilcara ©
Pucara de Tilcara
Waterfall Garganta Del Diablo ©
Waterfall Garganta Del Diablo

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Chicoana, Argentina

Chicoana
The Chicoana are a Diaguita tribe in the Salta Province, Argentina. To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicoana online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Humahuaca to Chicoana takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Chicoana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will leave for Cachi on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Chicoana

Outdoors · Trails · Tours · Parks
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Cachi, Argentina

Cachi
Though it's the biggest settlement for miles and locals call it a city, Cachi is really more of a village with a population of just over 2,000.
To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cachi trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Chicoana to Cachi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel to Cafayate.

Things to do in Cachi

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Cafayate, Argentina

Cafayate ©

Tuscany of Argentina

Nestled in one of the country's major wine regions, Cafayate and the surrounding area remain a top vacation destination throughout the year.
On the 15th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museo de la Vid y el Vino de Cafayate, Salta, Argentina and then delve into the distant past at Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes). Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Nuestra Senora del Rosario, learn about winemaking at Bodega El Porvenir de Cafayate, make a trip to Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas, then explore the striking landscape at Garganta del Diablo Salta, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at El Anfiteatro.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cafayate day trip website.

Getting from Cachi to Cafayate by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salta.

Things to do in Cafayate

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Garganta del Diablo Salta ©
Garganta del Diablo Salta
Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas ©
Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas
Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes) ©
Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes)

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Salta, Argentina

Salta ©

Salta the Beautiful

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, don't miss a visit to Plazoleta IV Siglos, then examine the collection at Salta Cabildo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Salta, and finally look for gifts at Vincul Arte.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Salta online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Cafayate to Salta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Salta

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Salta Cabildo ©
Salta Cabildo
Cathedral of Salta ©
Cathedral of Salta
Plazoleta IV Siglos ©
Plazoleta IV Siglos

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Iguazu National Park, Argentina

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Iguazu National Park online road trip planner.

Fly from Salta to Iguazu National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salta in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Iguazu National Park, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©

Queen of La Plata

Recoleta has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Jardin Japones and then admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Recoleta, make a trip to Tumulo de Liliana Crociati de Szaszak, then don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, then take a stroll through Puerto Madero, and finally visit Calle Defensa.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Buenos Aires trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Iguazu National Park in November: highs in Buenos Aires hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Jardin Japones ©
Jardin Japones

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