8 days in Argentina Itinerary

8 days in Argentina Itinerary

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8 days in Argentina Itinerary

Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Mar del Plata
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h
Puerto Madryn
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Buenos Aires

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Puerto Madero, explore the world behind art at Buenos Aires Latin American Art Museum (MALBA), then look for gifts at El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and finally make a trip to Recoleta Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of San Telmo, snap pictures at Puente de la Mujer, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Mayo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Buenos Aires. In December in Buenos Aires, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mar del Plata.

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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Recoleta Cemetery ©
Recoleta Cemetery

3
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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.
Relax by the water at Valeria del Mar Beach and Punta Mogotes. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Varese, don't miss a visit to Torre Tanque, take a stroll through Loma de Stella Maris, and admire the striking features of Torreon del Monje.

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Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Mar del Plata takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Buenos Aires in December since evenings lows in Mar del Plata dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Madryn.

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Valeria del Mar Beach
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Valeria del Mar Beach ©
Valeria del Mar Beach
Playa Varese ©
Playa Varese
La Perla ©
La Perla

2
days
Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
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 28th (Thu): kick back and relax at Costas de Patagonia, then gain insight at Ecocentro, and then appreciate the history behind Monumento al Indio Tehuelche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): kick back and relax at Playa El Doradillo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Cantera.

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Getting from Mar del Plata to Puerto Madryn by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mar del Plata in December, plan for much colder days in Puerto Madryn, with highs around 10°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Playa El Doradillo ©
Playa El Doradillo
Playa La Cantera ©
Playa La Cantera
Costas de Patagonia ©
Costas de Patagonia

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