10 days in Mendoza, Mar del Plata & Buenos Aires Itinerary

10 days in Mendoza, Mar del Plata & Buenos Aires Itinerary

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10 days in Mendoza, Mar del Plata & Buenos Aires Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Mendoza
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mar del Plata
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Buenos Aires
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

4
nights
Mendoza

Mendoza ©
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Bodega Renacer and Carinae Vinedos & Bodega are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Santuario Virgen de Lourdes and Santuario de la Virgen de Lourdes are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Mendoza: Killka Art Gallery (in Tupungato) and Finca Agostino (in Maipu). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Bodega Carmelo Patti, contemplate the long history of Antigua Bodega Giol, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Del Vino y la Vendimia.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mendoza travel route planner .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Mendoza is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October: high temperatures in Mendoza hover around 28°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Maipu, Killka Art Gallery, Santuario Virgen de Lourdes
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Bodega Matervini ©
Bodega Matervini
Bodega Renacer ©
Bodega Renacer
Bodega Benegas ©
Bodega Benegas

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mar del Plata Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Museo de la Fuerza de Submarinos, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Puerto de Mar del Plata, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla Divino Rostro, and finally contemplate the long history of Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Mar del Plata trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Mendoza to Mar del Plata in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mendoza in November, with highs in Mar del Plata at 25°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mar del Plata Cathedral ©
Mar del Plata Cathedral
Puerto de Mar del Plata
Puerto de Mar del Plata

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Museo de La Plata and Museo River Plate. Head to Puerto Madero and El Ateneo Grand Splendidfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Basilica de Lujan (in Lujan), Peru Beach (in Acassuso) and Catedral de San Isidro (in San Isidro). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento, take a stroll through San Telmo, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo, and contemplate the long history of Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Buenos Aires route builder tool .

You can fly from Mar del Plata to Buenos Aires in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mar del Plata in November since evenings lows in Buenos Aires dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Peru Beach, Basilica de Lujan, Catedral de San Isidro, Museo de La Plata
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Catedral de San Isidro ©
Catedral de San Isidro
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento

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