15 days in Argentina Itinerary

15 days in Argentina Itinerary

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15 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
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Buenos Aires
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Salta
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Mendoza
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Los Glaciares National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
7
El Calafate
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
8
Ushuaia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Buenos Aires

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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.
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, take a stroll through Puerto Madero, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and get a taste of the local shopping with El Ateneo Grand Splendid.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Buenos Aires day trip planning tool .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Buenos Aires. In September in Buenos Aires, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Iguazu National Park.

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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Iguazu National Park

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.
On the 9th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Isla San Martin, admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then go deep underground at Wanda Mines.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Iguazu National Park trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in September, you will find days in Iguazu National Park are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Salta.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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Salta

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
On the 11th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Cerro San Bernardo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Salta, then get engrossed in the history at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia San Francisco.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Salta trip maker website .

You can fly from Iguazu National Park to Salta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Iguazu National Park in September, things will get a bit cooler in Salta: highs are around 28°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in Salta

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Cerro San Bernardo ©
Cerro San Bernardo
Basilica Menor San Francisco ©
Basilica Menor San Francisco
Cathedral of Salta ©
Cathedral of Salta

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Mendoza

Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): do a tasting at Bodega Roberto Bonfanti, then do a tasting at Bodega Tierras Altas, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Parque General San Martin and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mendoza travel planner .

Fly from Salta to Mendoza in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Mendoza sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Mendoza

Tours Wineries Parks
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Food Tours
Parque General San Martin ©
Parque General San Martin
Wine Tours & Tastings

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Centro Civico, then fly down the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): stop by Chocolaterie VanWynsberghe, then hike along Circuito Chico, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Carlos de Bariloche trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, San Carlos de Bariloche is a bit cooler than Mendoza - with highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

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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.
On the 16th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Seco and then take in the dramatic natural features at Perito Moreno Glacier. Keep things going the next day: trek along Laguna de los Tres.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Glaciares National Park trip planner .

You can fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Los Glaciares National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in September, expect nights in Los Glaciares National Park to be a bit warmer, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Perito Moreno Glacier ©
Perito Moreno Glacier
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

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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.
On the 18th (Wed), make a trip to Parque Nacional Los Glaciares.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our El Calafate tour planning website .

Getting from Los Glaciares National Park to El Calafate by bus takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in El Calafate are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Tierra del Fuego National Park and then make a trip to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia, explore the activities along Canal Beagle, and then don't miss a visit to Les Éclaireurs Lighthouse.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ushuaia trip itinerary builder .

Getting from El Calafate to Ushuaia by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from El Calafate in September since evenings lows in Ushuaia dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ushuaia

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

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