57 days in Argentina Itinerary

57 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Buenos Aires
— 7 nights
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Ushuaia
— 5 nights
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El Calafate
— 5 nights
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El Chalten
— 6 nights
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Puerto Madryn
— 5 nights
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San Martin de los Andes
— 6 nights
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 6 nights
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Mendoza
— 6 nights
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Salta
— 5 nights
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Puerto Iguazu
— 5 nights
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Buenos Aires — 7 nights

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 sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, get to know the fascinating history of Calle Defensa, and admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires online trip planner.

Paris, France to Buenos Aires is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Argentina Standard Time (ART) is minus 4 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Buenos Aires hover around 33°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Ushuaia.
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Ushuaia — 5 nights

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 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, don't miss a visit to Les Éclaireurs Lighthouse, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and trek along Glacier Martial.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ushuaia road trip planner.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in January: high temperatures in Ushuaia hover around 15°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to fly to El Calafate.
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El Calafate — 5 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near El Calafate: Los Glaciares National Park (Perito Moreno Glacier & Glaciar Spegazzini). The adventure continues: see what you can catch with Estancia Cristina, take in the dramatic natural features at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno, see the interesting displays at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, and kick your exploration up a notch at Enjoy!.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the El Calafate online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to El Calafate takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Ushuaia in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in El Calafate, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to El Chalten.
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El Chalten — 6 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, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fitz Roy, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Sucia, see the interesting displays at Encuentros con la Historia. Estancia Turistica, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Spa Yaten.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the El Chalten trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by bus from El Calafate to El Chalten takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Puerto Madryn.
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Puerto Madryn — 5 nights

Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Explore Puerto Madryn's surroundings by going to Mirador Loberia (in Puerto Piramides) and Trelew (Laguna Chiquichano & Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Peninsula Valdes, stroll through Costas de Patagonia, get a taste of life in the country at Bordes de Patagonia, turismo en una estancia a orillas del mar., and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Madryn trip tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to Puerto Madryn takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to San Martin de los Andes.
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San Martin de los Andes — 6 nights

Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
Step out of San Martin de los Andes to go to Junin de los Andes and see Lanín, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Route of the Seven Lakes, get outside with Parque Nacional Lanin, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and kick back and relax at Playa Bonita.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Martin de los Andes trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Puerto Madryn to San Martin de los Andes in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to San Carlos de Bariloche.
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San Carlos de Bariloche — 6 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.
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To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Carlos de Bariloche trip maker.

Traveling by car from San Martin de los Andes to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in San Carlos de Bariloche, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Mendoza.
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Mendoza — 6 nights

Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mendoza: Tupungato (La Quebrada del Condor-Day Trip & Valle de Uco). Dedicate the 9th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 11th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: stroll around Parque General San Martin, learn about winemaking at Bodega Roberto Bonfanti, don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mendoza online visit planner.

You can fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Mendoza in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Mendoza, with highs around 36°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can fly to Salta.
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Salta — 5 nights

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Salta is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cuesta del Obispo, steep yourself in history at Salta, and make a trip to Plaza 9 de Julio.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Salta journey maker website.

Traveling by flight from Mendoza to Salta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mendoza in February: highs in Salta hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Puerto Iguazu.
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Puerto Iguazu — 5 nights

The gateway to a national park inscribed on the World Heritage List, growing Puerto Iguazu sits on the confluence of two major rivers near the border with Paraguay and Brazil.
Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Iguazu side-trips: Iguazu National Park (Iguazu Falls, Isla San Martin, &more). Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Iguazu. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Puerto Iguazu, look for all kinds of wild species at Guiraoga, and stop by Duty Free Shop Puerto Iguazu.

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You can fly from Salta to Puerto Iguazu in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salta in February, expect Puerto Iguazu to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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Argentina travel guide

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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.
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