21 days in Argentina Itinerary

21 days in Argentina Itinerary

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21 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  7​h 15​min
3
El Chalten
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
4
El Calafate
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
5
Los Glaciares National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Ushuaia
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h 45​min
7
Puerto Madryn
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Buenos Aires
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez and then step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Iguazu National Park day trip planner .

Amsterdam, Holland to Iguazu National Park is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Argentine Time (ART) is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, expect Iguazu National Park to be much warmer, temps between 37°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin
Isla San Martin ©
Isla San Martin

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: take in panoramic vistas at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Circuito Chico, fly down the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, and don't miss a visit to Centro Civico.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Carlos de Bariloche day trip planning app .

Fly from Iguazu National Park to San Carlos de Bariloche in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Iguazu National Park in January, plan for a bit cooler days in San Carlos de Bariloche, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Fitz Roy. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Laguna Capri, get great views at El Mirador De Los Condores, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the El Chalten driving holiday planning website .

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 your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fitz Roy ©
Fitz Roy
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Laguna Capri ©
Laguna Capri

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino, then stop by Vellon Negro, and then get outside with Enjoy!.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the El Calafate driving holiday planner.

You can take a bus from El Chalten to El Calafate in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino
Vellon Negro ©
Vellon Negro

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Seco and then take in the dramatic natural features at Perito Moreno Glacier. Keep things going the next day: trek along Laguna de los Tres.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Los Glaciares National Park travel planner .

You can take a bus from El Calafate to Los Glaciares National Park in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

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

2
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.
On the 9th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Les Éclaireurs Lighthouse, then explore the striking landscape of Tierra del Fuego National Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Monumento Antiguos Pobladores de Ushuaia. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Fin del Mundo, then explore the activities along Canal Beagle, and finally appreciate the history behind Plaza Malvinas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ushuaia online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Glaciares National Park to Ushuaia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Glaciares National Park in February, plan for little chillier nights in Ushuaia, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Ushuaia

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

2
nights
Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get curious at Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanografico and then contemplate the waterfront views at Peninsula Valdes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at Muelle Luis Piedra Buena and then look for all kinds of wild species at Punta Tombo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Madryn trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Ushuaia to Puerto Madryn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Punta Tombo
Highlights from your plan
Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes
Punta Tombo ©
Punta Tombo

5
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: don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, take in the history at Plaza de Mayo, and get a taste of the local shopping with Puerto Madero.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Madryn to Buenos Aires takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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

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