24 days in Argentina Itinerary

24 days in Argentina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Argentina sightseeing planner

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Mendoza
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights
Fly to El Calafate, Bus to El Chalten
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El Chalten
— 2 nights
Bus
4
El Calafate
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Ushuaia
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Mar del Plata
— 1 night
Drive
7
Tandil
— 2 nights
Bus to Mar del Plata, Fly to Cordoba
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Cordoba
— 2 nights
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Fly to Jujuy, Taxi to Perico, Bus to Humahuaca
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Humahuaca
— 1 night
Drive
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Salta
— 2 nights
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Mendoza

— 4 nights
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Step off the beaten path and head to Los Pingos Horse Riding and Valle de Uco. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mendoza: Maipu (Casa El Enemigo & Bodega Santa Julia). On the 16th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Bodega Roberto Bonfanti, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, stroll through Potrerillos Dam, and ponder the design of Fuente de los Continentes.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mendoza online driving holiday planner.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Mendoza is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sofia to Mendoza due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sofia in April; daily highs in Mendoza reach 26°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Mendoza

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Carlos de Bariloche

— 3 nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parque Municipal Llao Llao and Parroquia San Eduardo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Carlos de Bariloche: Villa La Angostura (Mirador Belvedere, Rio Correntoso, &more). And it doesn't end there: trek along Sendero de los Arrayanes, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada de los Duendes, stroll through Playa Bonita, and identify plant and animal life at Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche travel route builder.

You can fly from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, San Carlos de Bariloche is slightly colder than Mendoza - with highs of 17°C and lows of 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

El Chalten

— 2 nights
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 23rd (Fri): cruise along Road to El Chalten, admire the sheer force of Chorillo del Salto, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Capri, then take in the awesome beauty at Amanecer en El Chalten, and finally take some stellar pictures from El Mirador De Los Condores. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Huemul, then take in the awesome beauty at Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador del Torre, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read El Chalten holiday site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

El Calafate

— 2 nights
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.
On the 25th (Sun), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then take in the dramatic natural features at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus, contemplate the waterfront views at Rios de Hielo, and then look for gifts at Tribus Del Sur.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the El Calafate trip tool.

Traveling by bus from El Chalten to El Calafate takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April in El Calafate, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Ushuaia

— 3 nights

End of the World

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lago Roca and Ushuaia Bay. Step out of Ushuaia with an excursion to Sendero Laguna Negra in Tolhuin--about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glaciar Martial, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Esmeralda, appreciate the history behind Plaza Malvinas, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ushuaia online journey planner.

Getting from El Calafate to Ushuaia by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from El Calafate in April, Ushuaia is a bit cooler at night with lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Mar del Plata

— 1 night

Happy City

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mar del Plata Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Varese, make a trip to Torre Tanque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gruta de Lourdes, and finally contemplate the long history of Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mar del Plata tour planner.

You can fly from Ushuaia to Mar del Plata in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ushuaia in April; daily highs in Mar del Plata reach 23°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tandil.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Tandil

— 2 nights
Nestled in the foothills of the nearby mountain range, the town of Tandil offers a solid combination of big-city energy and small-town tranquility.
On the 1st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Palacio Municipal de Tandil, stroll around Parque Independencia, don't miss a visit to Lago y Dique del Fuerte, then appreciate the history behind Monumento al Fundidor, then pause for some photo ops at Cristo de las Sierras, and finally appreciate the history behind Monumento a Pappo. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monte Calvario, then get to know the fascinating history of Cerro El Centinela, then head outdoors with Aerosillas De Tandil, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Historico Fuerte Independencia.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tandil trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Mar del Plata to Tandil takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Tandil

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Cordoba

— 2 nights

The Learned One

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Paseo del Buen Pastor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, then get a taste of the local shopping with Paseo de las Artes, and finally take a memorable drive along Camino de las Las 100 Curvas. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Capilla Domestica Compania de Jesus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba, then steep yourself in history at Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Palacio Ferreyra.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cordoba online vacation planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Tandil to Cordoba in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tandil in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Cordoba, with highs around 15°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Humahuaca.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Humahuaca

— 1 night
The largest settlement in the Quebrada de Humahuaca, Humahuaca allows for thorough exploration of the colorful valley that links the high Andean lands and the temperate plains of southeastern South America.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serranía de Hornocal, pause for some photo ops at Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Quebrada de Humahuaca.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Humahuaca sightseeing planner.

Getting from Cordoba to Humahuaca by combination of flight, taxi, and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Salta.

Things to do in Humahuaca

Nature · Parks

Salta

— 2 nights

Salta the Beautiful

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cuesta del Obispo, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Guemes, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Menor San Francisco, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza 9 de Julio.

Find out how to plan Salta trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Humahuaca to Salta in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Salta can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Argentina travel guide

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Landmarks · Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums
Land of Contrasts
Home to the highest and lowest points in South America, diverse Argentina enthralls visitors with its contrasting landscapes and rich cultural heritage. A tour of Argentina reveals a sprawling land of fiercely proud and hardworking gauchos, the legendary cowboys of South America's pampas. A vacation in Argentina also leads you to giant urban centers, filled with modern tourist attractions that include fine restaurants, award-winning museums, and renowned public parks, gardens, and zoos. Away from big cities, Argentina sightseeing combines visits to mighty waterfalls situated inside World Heritage-listed national parks in the north of the country, with excursions to icy glaciers in the south.