11 days in Buenos Aires, Ushuaia & El Calafate Itinerary

11 days in Buenos Aires, Ushuaia & El Calafate Itinerary

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11 days in Buenos Aires, Ushuaia & El Calafate Itinerary

Start: Sao Jose Do Rio Preto
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Buenos Aires
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Ushuaia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
El Calafate
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Buenos Aires
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Sao Jose Do Rio Preto

1
night
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 2nd (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, then wander the streets of Recoleta, and then take a stroll through Puerto Madero. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at La casa del dulce de leche PLAZA DORREGO and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Calle Defensa.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Buenos Aires trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Sao Jose Do Rio Preto, Brazil to Buenos Aires is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In November, Buenos Aires is little chillier than Sao Jose Do Rio Preto - with highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Recoleta ©
Recoleta

3
nights
Ushuaia

Ushuaia ©
Often called the "End of the World" because of its position on the southernmost tip of South America, the expanding city of Ushuaia serves as both a busy commercial port and attractive tourist hub.
On the 4th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Alarken Nature Reserve and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tierra del Fuego National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Isla Bridges and then explore the striking landscape of Senda Costera.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ushuaia visit site .

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in November: high temperatures in Ushuaia hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. You will leave for El Calafate on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Wildlife

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Senda Costera
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Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Isla Bridges ©
Isla Bridges

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Parque Nacional Los Glaciares and Nature & Wildlife Tours. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal, wander the streets of Avenida Libertador, stop by Vellon Negro, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the El Calafate planner .

Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to El Calafate takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Ushuaia in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in El Calafate, with lows of 13°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in El Calafate

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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Climbing Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires ©
On the 10th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar.

To find maps and more tourist information, read Buenos Aires trip planner .

You can fly from El Calafate to Buenos Aires in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from El Calafate in November, you will find days in Buenos Aires are much warmer (28°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar ©

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