10 days in Patagonia Itinerary

10 days in Patagonia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dusseldorf
+3
Train + Fly + Taxi + Bus:  28 h
1
El Chalten
— 1 night
Bus:  3 h
2
El Calafate
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
3
Los Glaciares National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  23 h
End: Dusseldorf

1
night
El Chalten

El Chalten ©
Nestled up against the hills of the Los Glaciares National Park, El Chalten serves as one of the nation's most bustling hubs for hikers and backpackers heading out into the wild landscape of southern Patagonia.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Mirador del Torre and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre. On your second day here, explore the activities along Laguna Capri and then take in the awesome beauty at Fitz Roy.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our El Chalten trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to El Chalten is an approximately 28- hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Fitz Roy ©
Fitz Roy
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Laguna Capri ©
Laguna Capri

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): examine the collection at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, then head outdoors with Enjoy!, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read El Calafate trip builder website.

You can take a bus from El Chalten to El Calafate in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In February, daily temperatures in El Calafate can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in El Calafate

Nature Parks Museums
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico ©
Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino

2
nights
Los Glaciares National Park

Los Glaciares National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Los Glaciares National Park contains a giant ice cap that feeds 47 vast glaciers.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Spegazzini and then explore the striking landscape at Perito Moreno National Park. Keep things going the next day: trek along Laguna de los Tres.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Glaciares National Park journey tool.

Getting from El Calafate to Los Glaciares National Park by bus takes about 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Los Glaciares National Park are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Perito Moreno National Park
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Laguna de los Tres ©
Laguna de los Tres
Perito Moreno National Park ©
Perito Moreno National Park
Glaciar Spegazzini ©
Glaciar Spegazzini

2
nights
San Carlos de Bariloche

San Carlos de Bariloche ©
Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
On the 21st (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi and then stroll around Parque Nahuelito. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Cerro Otto, then hike along Circuito Chico, and then appreciate the history behind Centro Civico.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Carlos de Bariloche journey builder.

You can fly from Los Glaciares National Park to San Carlos de Bariloche in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Los Glaciares National Park in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Carlos de Bariloche, with highs around 27°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico
Cerro Otto ©
Cerro Otto

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