15 days in Buenos Aires & El Calafate Itinerary

15 days in Buenos Aires & El Calafate Itinerary

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15 days in Buenos Aires & El Calafate Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
1
Buenos Aires
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
El Calafate
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Buenos Aires

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Buenos Aires side-trips: Lujan (Basilica de Lujan & Museos & Cripta Basilica Nuestra Senora De Lujan) and Vuela (in General Rodriguez). There's much more to do: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, wander the streets of Puerto Madero, appreciate the extensive heritage of San Telmo, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires trip builder app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Buenos Aires. In July in Buenos Aires, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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Side Trips

Lujan, Vuela
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
El Ateneo Grand Splendid ©
El Ateneo Grand Splendid

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting El Calafate side-trips: Los Glaciares National Park (Glaciar Seco & Glaciar Spegazzini). Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lago Argentino, fly down the slopes at Hoya del Chingue, explore the striking landscape at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno, and see the interesting displays at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our El Calafate travel planning site .

You can fly from Buenos Aires to El Calafate in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in July, expect nights in El Calafate to be slightly colder, around 0°C, while days are cooler, around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Los Glaciares National Park
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Glaciar Spegazzini ©
Glaciar Spegazzini
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

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