25 days in Argentina & Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) Itinerary

25 days in Argentina & Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) Itinerary

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25 days in Argentina & Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) Itinerary

Start: Rosario, Argentina
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Villa La Angostura, Argentina
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Villa Traful, Argentina
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
San Martin de los Andes, Argentina
— 5 nights
+3
bus + Fly + taxi + shuttle:  14​h
4
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h
5
El Chalten, Argentina
— 4 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Rosario, Argentina

4
nights
Villa La Angostura, Argentina

Villa La Angostura ©
A trip to Villa La Angostura leads to the lush "Garden of Patagonia," where the scenic backdrop features pristine forests, lakes, and mountains.
Take a break from the city and head to Lago Espejo Chico and Paso Cordoba. Discover out-of-the-way places like Laguna Verde and Cascada Dora y Santa Ana. Step out of Villa La Angostura to go to Neuquen and see Filo Hua Hum, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cabalgatas del Tero, contemplate the waterfront views at Nahuel Huapi Lake, browse the different shops at Estacion Patagonia - Anden de Compras, and explore by horseback at Cabalgatas y Cuatriciclos Montahue.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Villa La Angostura travel planning app .

Rosario to Villa La Angostura is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Rosario, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Villa La Angostura, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Villa Traful.

Things to do in Villa La Angostura

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Filo Hua Hum
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Lago Espejo Chico ©
Lago Espejo Chico
Cabalgatas del Tero ©
Cabalgatas del Tero
Paso Cordoba ©
Paso Cordoba

2
nights
Villa Traful, Argentina

Villa Traful ©
Villa Traful is a hamlet of the Argentine province of Neuquén located at the shore of the Traful Lake, at 720 metres above mean sea level. On the 8th (Wed), explore the landscape on two wheels at Camping Puerto Arrayan, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cerros Negro & Monje Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at Bosque Sumergido. On the next day, get outside with Lagunas Las Mellizas and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coa Co and Blanco Waterfalls.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Villa Traful online trip planner .

Getting from Villa La Angostura to Villa Traful by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Villa Traful can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Martin de los Andes.

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Outdoors Parks Trails
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Bosque Sumergido ©
Bosque Sumergido

5
nights
San Martin de los Andes, Argentina

Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa La Islita and Playa Bonita. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lago Lacar and Fishing Charters & Tours. Step out of San Martin de los Andes to go to Junin de los Andes and see Malleo River, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: get outside with Lago Meliquina, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, look for all kinds of wild species at Escorial, and hit the slopes at El Bosque de los Huskies.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Martin de los Andes online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Villa Traful to San Martin de los Andes takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

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Malleo River
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Escorial ©
Escorial
Lago Lacar ©
Lago Lacar

4
nights
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile

Surrounded by towering mountains, shimmering lakes, and the region's rugged hills, Puerto Natales serves as a bustling jumping-off point for exploring the Torres del Paine National Park.
Get in touch with nature at Channel of Last Hope (Ultima Esperanza) and Mirador Cerro Dorotea. Step off the beaten path and head to Horseback Riding Tours and Patagonia Line. And it doesn't end there: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, pause for some photo ops at Monumento de la Mano, get outside with Patagonia Adventure, and see the interesting displays at Museo Historico e Industrial Puerto Bories.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from San Martin de los Andes to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Argentine Time to Chile Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to El Chalten.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Horseback Riding Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
nights
El Chalten, Argentina

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.
Get outdoors at Mirador del Torre and Los Huemules. Explore hidden gems such as Lago del Desierto and Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glaciar Piedras Blancas, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, get great views at El Mirador De Los Condores, and trek along Sendero a Piedra del Fraile.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our El Chalten trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to El Chalten in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Chile Time to Argentine Time is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cerro Torre, Lago del Desierto
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Lago del Desierto ©
Lago del Desierto
Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado ©
Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado
Mirador del Torre ©
Mirador del Torre

2
nights
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

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.
Get outdoors at Sendero de los Arrayanes and Cascada de los Duendes. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Playa Bonita and Lago Steffen. The adventure continues: ride a horse along Arelauquen Golf & Country Club, head outdoors with Canopy, get interesting insight from Tours, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Carlos de Bariloche route maker tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to San Carlos de Bariloche in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In January in San Carlos de Bariloche, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Playa Bonita ©
Playa Bonita
Sendero de los Arrayanes ©
Sendero de los Arrayanes
Kayaking & Canoeing

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