22 days in Patagonia Itinerary

22 days in Patagonia Itinerary

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22 days in Patagonia Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly:  28 h
1
Ushuaia
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
El Calafate
— 4 nights
Bus:  3 h
3
El Chalten
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 5 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Prague

4
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, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Tierra del Fuego National Park, tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour, explore the activities along Canal Beagle, and take an in-depth tour of Museo del Fin del Mundo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ushuaia trip itinerary planning website .

Prague, Czech Republic to Ushuaia is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Prague to Ushuaia due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ushuaia when traveling from Prague in March, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from El Calafate to Los Glaciares National Park to see Glaciar Spegazzini about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lago Argentino, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal, and examine the collection at El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the El Calafate visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to El Calafate takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in El Calafate when traveling from Ushuaia in March, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can take a bus to El Chalten.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Glaciar Spegazzini
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Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino
Glaciar Spegazzini ©
Glaciar Spegazzini

4
nights
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.
Step out of El Chalten with an excursion to Laguna de los Tres in Los Glaciares National Park--about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll through Fitz Roy, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glaciar Piedras Blancas, don't miss a visit to Viedma Glacier, and take in the dramatic scenery at Chorillo del Salto.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the El Chalten road trip planning app .

Take a bus from El Calafate to El Chalten in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Laguna de los Tres
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Fitz Roy ©
Fitz Roy
Laguna de los Tres ©
Laguna de los Tres
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Rio Correntoso in Villa La Angostura (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, take a leisurely stroll along Isla Victoria, tour the pleasant surroundings at Catedral Alta Patagonis, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Lago Gutierrez.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Carlos de Bariloche trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In April, daytime highs in San Carlos de Bariloche are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rio Correntoso
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Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis

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