17 days in Argentina Itinerary

17 days in Argentina Itinerary

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17 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
1
Buenos Aires
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Tandil
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
San Martin de los Andes
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  7​h 15​min
5
El Chalten
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  9​h
6
Cordoba
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Salta
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
8
Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Buenos Aires

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Las Costanera Publica and Kayaking & Canoeing. Your inner history buff will appreciate Villa Ocampo and Convento Santo Domingo. Explore Buenos Aires' surroundings by going to Corredor Aerobico San Miguel (in San Miguel) and Delta Terra Natural Reserve (in Tigre). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Nuestra Senora de la Merced and examine the collection at Museo Beatle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires trip itinerary site .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Jorge Newbery Airpark and Ministro Pistarini International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tandil.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Tigre, Corredor Aerobico San Miguel, Villa Ocampo, Las Costanera Publica
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Villa Ocampo ©
Villa Ocampo
Las Costanera Publica ©
Las Costanera Publica

1
night
Tandil

Tandil ©
Nestled in the foothills of the nearby mountain range, the town of Tandil offers a solid combination of big-city energy and small-town tranquility.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio Trapense and then examine the collection at Todo Sobre Rieles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): make a trip to Palacio Municipal de Tandil, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Santa Gema, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia Santisimo Sacramento.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tandil vacation maker tool .

Getting from Buenos Aires to Tandil by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Buenos Aires in February since evenings lows in Tandil dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in Tandil

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Monasterio Trapense
Highlights from your plan
Monasterio Trapense ©
Monasterio Trapense
Parroquia  Santisimo Sacramento ©
Parroquia Santisimo Sacramento
Capilla de Santa Gema ©
Capilla de Santa Gema

1
night
San Martin de los Andes

San Martin de los Andes ©
Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Via Christi and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada del Arroyo Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Jose, then fly down the slopes at El Bosque de los Huskies, then look for gifts at De la Montana, and finally get outside with Lago Lacar.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Martin de los Andes itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Tandil to San Martin de los Andes takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Via Christi
Highlights from your plan
Lago Lacar ©
Lago Lacar
Fishing Charters & Tours
Via Christi ©
Via Christi

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then delve into the lush surroundings at Sendero de los Arrayanes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia San Eduardo, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Feria Artesanal Municipal.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche journey builder website .

Getting from San Martin de los Andes to San Carlos de Bariloche by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Fishing Charters & Tours
Sendero de los Arrayanes ©
Sendero de los Arrayanes

2
nights
El Chalten

El Chalten ©
Nestled up against the hills of the Los Glaciares National Park, El Chalten serves as one of the nation's most bustling hubs for hikers and backpackers heading out into the wild landscape of southern Patagonia.
Step out of the city life by going to Laguna Torre and Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado. You'll discover tucked-away gems like El Mirador De Los Condores and Amanecer en El Chalten. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Los Huemules, look for gifts at Marcopolo Bookstore, and examine the collection at Casa Madsen Museo.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our El Chalten online tour itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado ©
Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado
Casa Madsen Museo ©
Casa Madsen Museo

1
day
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel of Candonga, see the interesting displays at Colegio Nacional de Monserrat, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Santo Domingo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Society of Jesus Church.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cordoba trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to Cordoba in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Cordoba can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Salta.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Society of Jesus Church ©
Society of Jesus Church
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat ©
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat

1
night
Salta

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
On the 18th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Nuestra Senora de la Merced, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia San Lorenzo Martir, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de La Candelaria de La Vina, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Alemania.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Salta online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Cordoba to Salta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Cordoba in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Salta, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Salta

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Parroquia San Lorenzo Martir
Highlights from your plan
Alemania ©
Alemania
Parroquia San Lorenzo Martir ©
Parroquia San Lorenzo Martir

2
nights
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 19th (Wed), go deep underground at Wanda Mines and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Provincial Urugua-i Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lago Urugua-i and then step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Iguazu National Park day trip planner .

You can fly from Salta to Iguazu National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Salta in February, with highs in Iguazu National Park at 37°C and lows at 24°C. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Provincial Urugua-i Park, Wanda Mines, Lago Urugua-i
Highlights from your plan
Isla San Martin ©
Isla San Martin
Provincial Urugua-i Park ©
Provincial Urugua-i Park
Wanda Mines ©
Wanda Mines

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