15 days in Argentina & Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) Itinerary

15 days in Argentina & Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) Itinerary

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15 days in Argentina & Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
Bus:  2​h
2
El Calafate, Argentina
— 2 nights
Bus:  5​h
3
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Ushuaia, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

2
nights
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

Los Glaciares National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Los Glaciares National Park contains a giant ice cap that feeds 47 vast glaciers.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Seco and then explore the striking landscape at Perito Moreno Glacier. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Spegazzini.

To plan Los Glaciares National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Buenos Aires to Los Glaciares National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in November, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Los Glaciares National Park: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Nature Parks
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Perito Moreno Glacier ©
Perito Moreno Glacier
Glaciar Spegazzini ©
Glaciar Spegazzini
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

2
nights
El Calafate, Argentina

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.
On the 28th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino and then stop by Vellon Negro.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our El Calafate holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Los Glaciares National Park to El Calafate takes 2 hours. November in El Calafate sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in El Calafate

Nature Parks Shopping
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino
Vellon Negro ©
Vellon Negro

2
nights
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile

Surrounded by towering mountains, shimmering lakes, and the region's rugged hills, Puerto Natales serves as a bustling jumping-off point for exploring the Torres del Paine National Park.
On the 30th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Muelle Historico, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mylodon Cave Natural Monument. On the next day, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) road trip planner .

Traveling by bus from El Calafate to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from El Calafate to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from El Calafate in November, Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) is slightly colder at night with lows of 47°F. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

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Horseback Riding Tours
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument ©
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): examine the collection at Museo del Fin del Mundo, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tierra del Fuego National Park, and then appreciate the history behind Plaza Malvinas. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia, then explore the activities along Canal Beagle, and then make a trip to Les Éclaireurs Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia day trip website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Ushuaia in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Ushuaia due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in December, expect little chillier with lows of 40°F in Ushuaia. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Nature Parks Museums
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Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle

1
night
Iguazu National Park, Argentina

Iguazu National Park ©
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Isla San Martin, identify plant and animal life at Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then go deep underground at Wanda Mines.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Iguazu National Park holiday site .

You can fly from Ushuaia to Iguazu National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Ushuaia in December: high temperatures in Iguazu National Park hover around 87°F and lows are around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Wanda Mines
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez

4
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

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.
Buenos Aires is known for nightlife, museums, parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo, and get a taste of the local shopping with Puerto Madero.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Buenos Aires planning site .

You can fly from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Buenos Aires can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods 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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