10 days in Buenos Aires & Iguazu National Park Itinerary

10 days in Buenos Aires & Iguazu National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Buenos Aires & Iguazu National Park Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Buenos Aires
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Buenos Aires
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Auckland

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.
San Telmo and Palermo Soho are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Plaza de Mayo and Casa Rosada. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of La Boca, admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Buenos Aires travel itinerary planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Buenos Aires is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Auckland to Buenos Aires due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Auckland in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Buenos Aires, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Iguazu National Park.

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Plaza de Mayo ©
Plaza de Mayo
San Telmo ©
San Telmo
Casa Rosada ©
Casa Rosada

2
nights
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 (Mon): admire the sheer force of Cataratas del Iguazu and then identify plant and animal life at Salto Bernabe Mendez. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Isla San Martin and then admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Iguazu National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Iguazu National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Montevideo.

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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin

2
nights
Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Av. Corrientes as well as Teatro Colon. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see a show at Teatro Colon and then make a trip to Av. Corrientes. On your second day here, get a taste of the local shopping with Palermo, then take a stroll through Puerto Madero, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Buenos Aires trip planner .

You can fly from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Iguazu National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Buenos Aires: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Palermo ©
Palermo

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