9 days in Argentina Itinerary

9 days in Argentina Itinerary

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9 days in Argentina Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  17​h 15​min
Buenos Aires
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
San Martin de los Andes
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  7​h
Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Mar del Plata
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
Newark

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day
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 13th (Fri): take a stroll through Puerto Madero, then make a trip to Recoleta Cemetery, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires travel itinerary planner .

Newark, USA to Buenos Aires is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Argentine Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newark in April: high temperatures in Buenos Aires hover around 71°F and lows are around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Martin de los Andes.

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Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes ©
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

1
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San Martin de los Andes

San Martin de los Andes ©
Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
On the 14th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Quila Quina.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Martin de los Andes trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Buenos Aires to San Martin de los Andes by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

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Playa Quila Quina ©
Playa Quila Quina
Iglesia San Jose ©
Iglesia San Jose

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 16th (Mon): hike along Sendero Macuco and then admire the engineering at Iguazu Falls.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Iguazu National Park travel route builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from San Martin de los Andes to Iguazu National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in April, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails

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Sendero Macuco
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Sendero Macuco ©
Sendero Macuco

3
days
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.
We've included these beaches for you: La Perla and Playa Varese. Step out of the city life by going to Playas de Chapadmalal and Punta Mogotes. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Grande.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mar del Plata trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Iguazu National Park to Mar del Plata takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, Mar del Plata is a bit cooler than Iguazu National Park - with highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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La Perla ©
La Perla
Playa Varese ©
Playa Varese
Punta Mogotes ©
Punta Mogotes

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