32 days in Argentina Itinerary

32 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Buenos Aires
— 6 nights
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Puerto Madryn
— 2 nights
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Ushuaia
— 4 nights
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El Calafate
— 4 nights
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El Chalten
— 3 nights
Bus to El Calafate, Fly to San Carlos de Bariloche
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 4 nights
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Mendoza
— 5 nights
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Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
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Buenos Aires

— 6 nights

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.
Buenos Aires is known for nightlife, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, take in the history at Plaza de Mayo, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires trip builder app.

Verona, Italy to Buenos Aires is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Verona to Buenos Aires, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Verona in December, with highs in Buenos Aires at 33°C and lows at 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Find places to stay Dec 6 — 12:

Puerto Madryn

— 2 nights
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the activities along Peninsula Valdes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get a taste of life in the country at Bordes de Patagonia, turismo en una estancia a orillas del mar., and then get a new perspective on nature at Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio.

Plan trip to Puerto Madryn with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Puerto Madryn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to fly to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:

Ushuaia

— 4 nights

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 15th (Wed) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, contemplate the long history of Museo Maritimo & del Presidio de Ushuaia, see Off-Road Tours, and grab your bike and head to Ushuaia Bay.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ushuaia trip maker website.

You can fly from Puerto Madryn to Ushuaia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Ushuaia can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to fly to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 18:

El Calafate

— 4 nights
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.
Step out of El Calafate to go to Los Glaciares National Park and see Perito Moreno Glacier, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: see what you can catch with Estancia Cristina, explore the striking landscape at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno, examine the collection at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, and head outdoors with Enjoy!.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our El Calafate online holiday planner.

Getting from Ushuaia to El Calafate by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Ushuaia in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in El Calafate, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to El Chalten.

Things to do in El Calafate

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 22:

El Chalten

— 3 nights
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.
El Chalten is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fitz Roy, explore the activities along Laguna Torre, and stroll through Laguna de los Tres.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our El Chalten online tour itinerary planner.

Take a bus from El Calafate to El Chalten in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:

San Carlos de Bariloche

— 4 nights
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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Nahuel Huapi, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and trek along Circuito Chico.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Carlos de Bariloche vacation planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to San Carlos de Bariloche in 7 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in San Carlos de Bariloche can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Mendoza.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 29:

Mendoza

— 5 nights
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Step out of Mendoza to go to Tupungato and see La Quebrada del Condor-Day Trip, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Dedicate the 31st (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 2nd (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: walk around Parque General San Martin, learn about winemaking at Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience, and don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mendoza trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Mendoza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in December, expect nights in Mendoza to be much warmer, around 21°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 3:

Iguazu National Park

— 2 nights
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin, and then admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Iguazu National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mendoza to Iguazu National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Iguazu National Park sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:

Argentina travel guide

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Landmarks · Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums
Land of Contrasts
Home to the highest and lowest points in South America, diverse Argentina enthralls visitors with its contrasting landscapes and rich cultural heritage. A tour of Argentina reveals a sprawling land of fiercely proud and hardworking gauchos, the legendary cowboys of South America's pampas. A vacation in Argentina also leads you to giant urban centers, filled with modern tourist attractions that include fine restaurants, award-winning museums, and renowned public parks, gardens, and zoos. Away from big cities, Argentina sightseeing combines visits to mighty waterfalls situated inside World Heritage-listed national parks in the north of the country, with excursions to icy glaciers in the south.