23 days in Argentina Itinerary

23 days in Argentina Itinerary

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23 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  32​h
1
El Calafate
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h
2
El Chalten
— 2 nights
+4
bus + taxi + Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h
3
Puerto Madryn
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Mar del Plata
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Buenos Aires
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Iguazu National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Bengaluru

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.
Get some cultural insight at Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus and El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center. Explore hidden gems such as Patagonia Profunda - Safari Experience and Onelli Glacier. When in El Calafate, make a side trip to see Glaciar Spegazzini in Los Glaciares National Park, approximately 1h 45 min away. Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Avenida Libertador, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, browse the eclectic array of goods at Paseo de Los Artesanos, and learn more about the world around you at Museo Regional Municipal de El Calafate.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the El Calafate online holiday planner .

Bengaluru, India to El Calafate is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Argentine Time (ART), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in February, you will find days in El Calafate are much colder (17°C), and nights are slightly colder (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to El Chalten.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Glaciar Spegazzini
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Glaciar Spegazzini ©
Glaciar Spegazzini

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): look for gifts at Marcopolo Bookstore and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fitz Roy. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from El Mirador De Los Condores, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna de los Tres, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna Torre.

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Traveling by bus from El Calafate to El Chalten takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Laguna de los Tres
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Fitz Roy ©
Fitz Roy
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
El Mirador De Los Condores ©
El Mirador De Los Condores

3
nights
Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Get outdoors at Peninsula Valdes and Caleta Valdes. Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio and The Town of Gaiman. Explore Puerto Madryn's surroundings by going to Valle de Los Altares (in Trelew) and Punta Pardelas (in Puerto Piramides). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Costas de Patagonia, examine the collection at Museo de Gemas, take a leisurely stroll along Muelle Luis Piedra Buena, and identify plant and animal life at Punta Piramide.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Madryn trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to Puerto Madryn takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Puerto Piramides, Trelew, Punta Piramide
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Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio ©
Punta Pardelas ©
Punta Pardelas

3
nights
Mar del Plata

Mar del Plata ©
Drenched in sunshine and fringed by wide expanses of sandy coastline, Mar del Plata stands out as one of Argentina's most popular vacation resorts.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bosque del Vivero and Albufera de mar chiquita. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo and Loma de Stella Maris. Change things up with these side-trips from Mar del Plata: Miramar (Balneario Medanos & Balneario 9 de Julio). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Puerto de Mar del Plata.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mar del Plata trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Madryn to Mar del Plata takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Mar del Plata are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Miramar, Albufera de mar chiquita
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Bosque del Vivero ©
Bosque del Vivero
Albufera de mar chiquita ©
Albufera de mar chiquita
Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo ©

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Delta El Tigre and Parque 3 de Febrero. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Horseback Riding Tours and Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia. Explore Buenos Aires' surroundings by going to Catedral de San Isidro (in San Isidro), Basilica de Lujan (in Lujan) and Museo de La Plata (in La Plata). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Puerto Madero, make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento, and appreciate the extensive heritage of San Telmo.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Mar del Plata to Buenos Aires takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mar del Plata in February since evenings lows in Buenos Aires dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Basilica de Lujan, Catedral de San Isidro, Delta El Tigre, Museo de La Plata
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Museo de La Plata ©
Museo de La Plata
Delta El Tigre ©
Delta El Tigre

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin and then admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Provincial Urugua-i Park and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Wanda Mines.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Iguazu National Park road trip planning website .

Getting from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Iguazu National Park, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. On the 24th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Provincial Urugua-i Park, Wanda Mines
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Isla San Martin ©
Isla San Martin
Provincial Urugua-i Park ©
Provincial Urugua-i Park

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