19 days in Argentina Itinerary

19 days in Argentina Itinerary

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19 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Trail
Fly:  29​h
1
Salta
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Buenos Aires
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
El Calafate
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
4
Los Glaciares National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Mendoza
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Merlo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  34​h
End: Trail

2
nights
Salta

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Salta is known for historic sites, museums, nature, shopping, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cuesta del Obispo, admire the masterpieces at Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes de Salta, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia San Francisco.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salta travel website .

Trail, Canada to Salta is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Trail to Salta, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Salta is much warmer than Trail - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Salta

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cuesta del Obispo ©
Cuesta del Obispo
Basilica Menor San Francisco ©
Basilica Menor San Francisco
Cathedral of Salta ©
Cathedral of Salta

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.
Buenos Aires is known for nightlife, museums, parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Japones, get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires.

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Traveling by flight from Salta to Buenos Aires takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Salta in November, expect nights in Buenos Aires to be a bit warmer, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Parque Nacional Los Glaciares.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our El Calafate route maker app .

You can fly from Buenos Aires to El Calafate in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in November, you will find days in El Calafate are much colder (14°C), and nights are slightly colder (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

2
nights
Los Glaciares National Park

Los Glaciares National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Los Glaciares National Park contains a giant ice cap that feeds 47 vast glaciers.
On the 11th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Seco and then explore the striking landscape at Perito Moreno Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Spegazzini.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Los Glaciares National Park trip builder tool .

Traveling by bus from El Calafate to Los Glaciares National Park takes 2 hours. November in Los Glaciares National Park sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Perito Moreno Glacier ©
Perito Moreno Glacier
Glaciar Spegazzini ©
Glaciar Spegazzini
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

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.
San Carlos de Bariloche is known for nature, winter sports, trails, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Catedral Alta Patagonis, take some stellar pictures from Cerro Otto, trek along Circuito Chico, and pause for some photo ops at Centro Civico.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Glaciares National Park to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Los Glaciares National Park in November, you will find days in San Carlos de Bariloche are somewhat warmer (21°C), and nights are a bit cooler (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

2
nights
Mendoza

Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
On the 16th (Sat), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, make a trip to Plaza Independencia, and then stroll around Parque General San Martin. On your second day here, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then do a tasting at Bodega Tierras Altas.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mendoza tour itinerary planning site .

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to Mendoza by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in November: highs in Mendoza hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mendoza

Tours Wineries Parks
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Parque General San Martin ©
Parque General San Martin
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
Merlo

Merlo ©
Offering a gentle climate in an area otherwise known for its dry conditions, Merlo has become one of Argentina's increasingly popular destinations among active vacationers.
On the 18th (Mon), explore the activities along Pasos Malos, Circuito de Merlo, then don't miss a visit to Mirador del Sol, and then identify plant and animal life at Reserva Natural de Merlo. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museo Polifacetico Rocsen, learn about winemaking at Vinedo Fraterno, and then explore the activities along Dique Piscu Yaco.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Merlo driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Mendoza to Merlo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Merlo

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Museo Polifacetico Rocsen
Highlights from your plan
Mirador del Sol ©
Mirador del Sol
Museo Polifacetico Rocsen ©
Museo Polifacetico Rocsen

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