17 days in Argentina Itinerary

17 days in Argentina Itinerary

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17 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Buenos Aires
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Cordoba
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
4
Cafayate
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Salta
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Toronto

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo de La Plata and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar and Avenida 9 De Julio. Go for a jaunt from Buenos Aires to La Plata to see Catedral de la Plata about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo, make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, and take a stroll through Recoleta.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires day trip planning tool .

Toronto, Canada to Buenos Aires is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Argentine Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Toronto in December, expect Buenos Aires to be warmer, temps between 33°C and 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

La Plata
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Museo de La Plata ©
Museo de La Plata
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar ©

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sendero de los Arrayanes and Fishing Charters & Tours. Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and Rio Correntoso will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro, examine the collection at Museo del Lago Gutierrez, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll around Parque Nahuelito.

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You can fly from Buenos Aires to San Carlos de Bariloche in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in December, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in San Carlos de Bariloche: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Rio Correntoso
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro ©
Kayaking & Canoeing
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Explore hidden gems such as Museo Estancia Jesuitica y casa del Virrey Liniers and Calamuchita Valley. You'll explore and learn at Museo Palacio Ferreyra and Paseo de las Artes. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cordoba: Eden Hotel (in La Falda), Camino de las Las 100 Curvas (in Villa Carlos Paz) and Museo Del Che Guevara (in Alta Gracia). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba, and contemplate the long history of Paseo del Buen Pastor.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cordoba trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Cordoba takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in December, Cordoba is much hotter at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cafayate.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Alta Gracia, Camino de las Las 100 Curvas, Calamuchita Valley, Eden Hotel
Highlights from your plan
Museo Historico UNC  Manzana Jesuitica ©
Calamuchita Valley ©
Calamuchita Valley

2
nights
Cafayate

Cafayate ©
Nestled in one of the country's major wine regions, Cafayate and the surrounding area remain a top vacation destination throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the striking landscape at El Anfiteatro, then explore the striking landscape at La Garganta del Diablo, then examine the collection at Museo Regional y Arqueologico Rodolfo Bravo, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo de la Vid y el Vino de Cafayate, Salta, Argentina. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Cascadas del Rio Colorado, then explore the ancient world of Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes), and then don't miss a visit to Mirador Cerro Santa Teresita.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cafayate tour planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Cordoba to Cafayate in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Salta.

Things to do in Cafayate

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes)
Highlights from your plan
Garganta del Diablo Salta ©
Garganta del Diablo Salta
Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes) ©
El Anfiteatro ©
El Anfiteatro

3
nights
Salta

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
On the 2nd (Thu), trot along with a tour on horseback and then explore the striking landscape at El Anfiteatro (The Amphitheatre). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Iglesia Nuestra Senora de La Candelaria de La Vina, make a trip to Plaza 9 de Julio, learn more about the world around you at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia San Francisco, then examine the collection at Salta Cabildo, and finally don't miss a visit to Monumento General Martín Miguel de Güemes.

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Getting from Cafayate to Salta by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Salta can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salta

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
Highlights from your plan
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos ©
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos
El Anfiteatro (The Amphitheatre) ©
Horseback Riding Tours

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