18 days in Argentina, Chile & Montevideo Itinerary

18 days in Argentina, Chile & Montevideo Itinerary

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Montevideo, Uruguay
— 2 nights
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Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 1 night
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Peulla, Chile
— 1 night
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Puerto Varas, Chile
— 3 nights
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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Montevideo, Uruguay

With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): join in the after-dark buzz at Castillo Pittamiglio, stop by Pocitos, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Juan Bautista, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de las Carmelitas, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Palacio Municipal de Montevideo, don't miss a visit to Plaza Matriz, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Montevideo, then admire the masterpieces at Palacio Taranco, and finally kick back and relax at Playa Pocitos.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Montevideo vacation builder app.

Bogota, Colombia to Montevideo is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Uruguay Standard Time (UYT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bogota in November: high temperatures in Montevideo hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Montevideo

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

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Iguazu National Park, Argentina

Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Minas Tierra Colorada and then admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls.

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Getting from Montevideo to Iguazu National Park by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montevideo in November: high temperatures in Iguazu National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. On the 18th (Sun), you're off to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Queen of La Plata

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.
For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires trip builder app.

You can fly from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Iguazu National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Buenos Aires, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums · Parks

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kayaking & Canoeing and Playa Bonita. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Carlos de Bariloche road trip planner.

Fly from Buenos Aires to San Carlos de Bariloche in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in November, expect nights in San Carlos de Bariloche to be cooler, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Peulla.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Peulla, Chile

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Carlos de Bariloche to Peulla. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche to Peulla, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Peulla when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in November, with lows around 7°C. You will leave for Puerto Varas on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Peulla

Nature · Parks

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Puerto Varas, Chile

City of Roses

Overlooking a lake, with a conical volcano looming in the background, Puerto Varas enjoys memorable scenery but retains its authentic atmosphere.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Iglesia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus and Casa Yunge. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales and Angelmo. Make the 26th (Mon) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the geological forces at Volcan Osorno, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Puerto Montt, admire the masterpieces at Museo Pablo Fierro, and get a new perspective on things with Pionero del Lago.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Varas trip itinerary planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Peulla to Puerto Varas. In November in Puerto Varas, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Puerto Varas

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Montevideo, Uruguay

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, then see the interesting displays at Museo Casa de Gobierno, then wander the streets of Ciudad Vieja, and finally get outside with Mundo Pedal. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then do a tasting at Bouza Bodega Boutique.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Montevideo online day trip planner.

You can fly from Puerto Varas to Montevideo in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time to Uruguay Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Puerto Varas in November, expect Montevideo to be a bit warmer, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Tours · Wineries · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Argentina travel guide

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Landmarks · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
Land of Contrasts
Home to the highest and lowest points in South America, diverse Argentina enthralls visitors with its contrasting landscapes and rich cultural heritage. A tour of Argentina reveals a sprawling land of fiercely proud and hardworking gauchos, the legendary cowboys of South America's pampas. A vacation in Argentina also leads you to giant urban centers, filled with modern tourist attractions that include fine restaurants, award-winning museums, and renowned public parks, gardens, and zoos. Away from big cities, Argentina sightseeing combines visits to mighty waterfalls situated inside World Heritage-listed national parks in the north of the country, with excursions to icy glaciers in the south.

Chile travel guide

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Landmarks · Parks · Specialty Museums
Land of Poets
Squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, geographically diverse Chile is a long, thin stretch of land encompassing some of the world's driest deserts in the north, and some of its largest glacial fields in the south. Though most Chile holidays include some form of adventure in the vast wilderness areas, the country also contains charming cities providing plenty of urban things to do and see. Many tours of Chile include at least a brief visit to the country's lush wine regions, where backyard vineyards compete with sprawling estates producing some of the world's most respected whites and reds.