14 days in Buenos Aires, Neuquen & Villa La Angostura Itinerary

14 days in Buenos Aires, Neuquen & Villa La Angostura Itinerary

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14 days in Buenos Aires, Neuquen & Villa La Angostura Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Buenos Aires
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Neuquen
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Villa La Angostura
— 9 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Neuquen
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
5
Buenos Aires
— Few hours
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

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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.
On the 17th (Tue), shop like a local with Puerto Madero, then explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, then admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, and finally make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of San Telmo, make a trip to Plaza de Mayo, then admire the landmark architecture of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Buenos Aires is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Argentine Time (ART) is 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Buenos Aires reach 83°F and lows reach 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Neuquen.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

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Neuquen

Neuquen
Located on the confluence of two rivers, Neuquen represents the largest urban center in Argentine Patagonia, known for its tree-lined streets and neat public squares.
Plan a Neuquen trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Buenos Aires to Neuquen with the Route module. Traveling from Buenos Aires in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 59°F in Neuquen. You will leave for Villa La Angostura on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Neuquen

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Villa La Angostura

Villa La Angostura ©
A trip to Villa La Angostura leads to the lush "Garden of Patagonia," where the scenic backdrop features pristine forests, lakes, and mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Villa La Angostura: Mirador Lago Traful (in Villa Traful) and San Martin de los Andes (Route of the Seven Lakes, Playa Quila Quina, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Nahuel Huapi Lake, stroll through Cerro Bayo, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada del Rio Bonito, and contemplate the long history of Capilla Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Villa La Angostura journey builder .

You can drive from Neuquen to Villa La Angostura in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Neuquen in December, expect Villa La Angostura to be slightly colder, temps between 70°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Neuquen.

Things to do in Villa La Angostura

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

San Martin de los Andes, Mirador Lago Traful, Nahuel Huapi Lake
Highlights from your plan
Rio Correntoso ©
Rio Correntoso
Route of the Seven Lakes ©
Route of the Seven Lakes
Nahuel Huapi Lake ©
Nahuel Huapi Lake

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Neuquen

Neuquen ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Paseo de la Costa de Neuquen.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Neuquen holiday builder site .

You can drive from Villa La Angostura to Neuquen in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In December, Neuquen is somewhat warmer than Villa La Angostura - with highs of 87°F and lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Neuquen

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Paseo de la Costa de Neuquen ©
Paseo de la Costa de Neuquen

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires
To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Buenos Aires attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Neuquen to Buenos Aires with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Buenos Aires when traveling from Neuquen in December, with lows around 68°F. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Nightlife Tours Outdoors