9 days in Argentina Itinerary

9 days in Argentina Itinerary

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9 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Bogota
Fly:  13​h
1
Iguazu National Park
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Buenos Aires
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
El Calafate
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  16​h 30​min
End: Bogota

1
day
Iguazu National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Iguazu National Park travel planner.

Bogota, Colombia to Iguazu National Park is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Bogota to Iguazu National Park, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bogota in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Iguazu National Park, with highs around 37°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature Parks
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, then get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada, and finally take a stroll through Puerto Madero. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Jardin Japones, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, then look for gifts at El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza de Mayo.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires online travel planner .

Getting from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Iguazu National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Buenos Aires, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

3
nights
El Calafate

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.
Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino, take in the dramatic natural features at Upsala Glacier, and identify plant and animal life at Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our El Calafate trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to El Calafate takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in February, you will find days in El Calafate are much colder (17°C), and nights are a bit cooler (16°C). On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino
Upsala Glacier ©
Upsala Glacier

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