15 days in Argentina Itinerary

15 days in Argentina Itinerary

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15 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Buenos Aires
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
2
Ushuaia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
El Calafate
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Puerto Iguazu
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h 30​min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

3
nights
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.
Puerto Madero and Catedral de San Isidro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Villa Ocampo and Palacio de Aguas Corrientes. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Buenos Aires: Reserva Natural Urbana (in Castelar) and Planetario Ciudad de La Plata (in La Plata). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of San Telmo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Maria Auxiliadora y San Carlos, admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, and wander the streets of Palermo.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires route planning site .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Buenos Aires is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Juan to Buenos Aires is 1 hour. Traveling from San Juan in September, expect Buenos Aires to be cooler, temps between 64°F and 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

San Isidro, Reserva Natural Urbana, Planetario Ciudad de La Plata
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Catedral de San Isidro ©
Catedral de San Isidro
Villa Ocampo ©
Villa Ocampo
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Isla Martillo as well as Canal Beagle. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle and then head off the coast to Isla Martillo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Tierra del Fuego National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ushuaia driving holiday app .

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in October, plan for slightly colder days in Ushuaia, with highs around 50°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Isla Martillo ©
Isla Martillo
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle

2
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.
You've now added Parque Nacional Los Glaciares to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Parque Nacional Los Glaciares and then hunt for treasures at Paseo de Los Artesanos.

Plan my trip to El Calafate with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Ushuaia to El Calafate in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Ushuaia in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 45°F in El Calafate. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Calafate

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes and Capilla Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion. Get outdoors at Kayaking & Canoeing and Catedral Alta Patagonis. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia San Eduardo, take in the exciting artwork at Bosque Neon, examine the collection at Monumento Historico Municipal Capilla La Inmaculada, and take in panoramic vistas at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche vacation planning app .

You can fly from El Calafate to San Carlos de Bariloche in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from El Calafate in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Carlos de Bariloche, with highs around 58°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Iguazu.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Villa La Angostura
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Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes ©
Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes
Kayaking & Canoeing
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi

2
nights
Puerto Iguazu

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.
On the 10th (Thu), don't miss a visit to La Aldea Fortin M'Borore, then admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Virgen del Carmen, and finally take a stroll through Puerto Iguazu. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez, admire the sheer force of Cataratas del Iguazu - Lado Argentino, and then trek along Sendero Macuco.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Puerto Iguazu sightseeing website .

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Puerto Iguazu takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in October, expect Puerto Iguazu to be much hotter, temps between 84°F and 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Iguazu

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Iguazu National Park
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Cataratas del Iguazu - Lado Argentino ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez

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