14 days in Argentina & Pucon Itinerary

14 days in Argentina & Pucon Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Ushuaia, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
El Calafate, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Pucon, Chile
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  12 h 15 min
5
Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
End: Florianopolis, Brazil

3
nights
Ushuaia, Argentina

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.
Ushuaia is known for nature, museums, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tierra del Fuego National Park, explore the activities along Bahia Lapataia, see the interesting displays at Museo del Fin del Mundo, and see Off-Road Tours.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia trip planner.

Buenos Aires to Ushuaia is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in February, with highs in Ushuaia at 15°C and lows at 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia ©
Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle

2
nights
El Calafate, Argentina

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 6th (Thu): stop by Vellon Negro, see the interesting displays at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Enjoy! and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read El Calafate trip planning site.

You can fly from Ushuaia to El Calafate in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in El Calafate when traveling from Ushuaia in February, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Calafate

Outdoors Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino
Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico ©
Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico

1
night
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

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.
For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Carlos de Bariloche online trip maker.

You can fly from El Calafate to San Carlos de Bariloche in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from El Calafate in February: highs in San Carlos de Bariloche hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 7°C. You will leave for Pucon on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors Tours Parks

4
nights
Pucon, Chile

Pucon ©
Nestled in the shadow of the snow-capped Villarrica volcano, Pucon ranks among the world's premier destinations for adventure sports and high-thrills activities.
Take a break from Pucon with a short trip to Salto Nina Encantada in Panguipulli, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Termas Geometricas, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Caburga, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pucon road trip site.

Traveling by car from San Carlos de Bariloche to Pucon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche to Pucon. You'll set off for Puerto Iguazu on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Pucon

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Salto Nina Encantada
Highlights from your plan
Termas Geometricas ©
Termas Geometricas
Huerquehue National Park ©
Huerquehue National Park
Los Pozones ©
Los Pozones

2
nights
Puerto Iguazu, Argentina

Puerto Iguazu ©
The gateway to a national park inscribed on the World Heritage List, growing Puerto Iguazu sits on the confluence of two major rivers near the border with Paraguay and Brazil.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Iguazu, then look for gifts at Emporio Gourmet, and then wander the streets of Puerto Iguazu. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Guiraoga, admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez, then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, and finally step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Iguazu online holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Pucon to Puerto Iguazu takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Chile Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. February in Puerto Iguazu sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Iguazu

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Iguazu National Park
Highlights from your plan
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin
Isla San Martin ©
Isla San Martin
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez

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