20 days in Argentina Itinerary

20 days in Argentina Itinerary

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20 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Purmamarca
— 3 nights
Drive:  29​h
2
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Los Glaciares National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
4
El Calafate
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
5
Ushuaia
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo

3
nights
Purmamarca

Purmamarca ©
With a population of just over 2,000, the small village of Purmamarca possesses a remote Andean charm, with its adobe houses and colorful market streets some of the most photogenic in the area.
Purmamarca is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Hill of Seven Colors, get great views at Abra de Potrerillos (Mirador a 4170msnm), look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Morado, and look for gifts at Tejidos Llama Negra.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Purmamarca trip site .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Purmamarca is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Purmamarca

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Salinas Grandes
Highlights from your plan
Salinas Grandes ©
Salinas Grandes
The Hill of Seven Colors ©
The Hill of Seven Colors
Cuesta de Lipan ©
Cuesta de Lipan

3
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.
San Carlos de Bariloche is known for nature, winter sports, trails, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, hike along Circuito Chico, get impressive views of Cerro Tronador, and make a trip to Centro Civico.

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

Traveling by car from Purmamarca to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 29 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in San Carlos de Bariloche, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

3
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.
Los Glaciares National Park is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Perito Moreno Glacier.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Glaciares National Park journey builder app .

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Los Glaciares National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in January: highs in Los Glaciares National Park hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 25th (Sat), you're off toEl Calafate.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

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

3
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.
Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino, examine the collection at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, explore the striking landscape at Upsala Glacier, and identify plant and animal life at Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the El Calafate journey tool .

Getting from Los Glaciares National Park to El Calafate by bus takes about 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in El Calafate can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino
Upsala Glacier ©
Upsala Glacier

3
nights
Ushuaia

Ushuaia ©
Often called the "End of the World" because of its position on the southernmost tip of South America, the expanding city of Ushuaia serves as both a busy commercial port and attractive tourist hub.
Ushuaia is known for nature, museums, winter sports, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tierra del Fuego National Park, see the interesting displays at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia, step off the mainland to explore Isla Bridges, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bahia Lapataia.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ushuaia day trip planning app .

Fly from El Calafate to Ushuaia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from El Calafate in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 7°C in Ushuaia. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle

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