25 days in Argentina Itinerary

25 days in Argentina Itinerary

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25 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  17​h
1
Buenos Aires
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Puerto Madryn
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
San Antonio Este
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
4
San Martin de los Andes
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  7​h 15​min
6
El Chalten
— 1 night
bus:  6​h
7
Los Glaciares National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
8
Mar del Plata
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Iguazu National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: London

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.
Buenos Aires is known for nightlife, museums, parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Puerto Madero, appreciate the extensive heritage of La Boca, don't miss a visit to Recoleta, and try to win big at Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires online trip planner .

London, UK to Buenos Aires is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Buenos Aires. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Buenos Aires at 33°C and lows at 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
San Telmo ©
San Telmo

4
nights
Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Relax by the water at Playa El Doradillo and Playa La Cantera. Escape the urban bustle at Punta Tombo and Tangol Puerto Madryn. When in Puerto Madryn, make a side trip to see Museo Casa del Poeta in Gaiman, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Peninsula Valdes, take a leisurely stroll along Muelle Luis Piedra Buena, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Wirra - Almacen de Cervezas, and wander the wide-open spaces of Bordes de Patagonia, turismo en una estancia a orillas del mar..

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Madryn trip itinerary app .

Getting from Buenos Aires to Puerto Madryn by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to San Antonio Este.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Punta Tombo, Museo Casa del Poeta
Highlights from your plan
Punta Tombo ©
Punta Tombo
Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes
Playa El Doradillo ©
Playa El Doradillo

1
night
San Antonio Este

San Antonio Este ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): kick back and relax at Punta Perdices and then stroll through Playa las Conchillas.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio Este attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Puerto Madryn to San Antonio Este takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in San Antonio Este

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Playa las Conchillas ©
Playa las Conchillas

1
night
San Martin de los Andes

San Martin de los Andes ©
Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the activities along Rio Chimehuin and then stroll through Playa Quila Quina. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Cascada del Arroyo Grande, stroll through Playa Bonita, and then explore the activities along Playa La Islita.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Martin de los Andes trip site .

Traveling by car from San Antonio Este to San Martin de los Andes takes 11 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Rio Chimehuin
Highlights from your plan
Playa Quila Quina ©
Playa Quila Quina

3
nights
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 in touch with nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi and Kayaking & Canoeing. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Catedral Alta Patagonis, trek along Circuito Chico, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and look for gifts at Chocolaterie VanWynsberghe.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Carlos de Bariloche trip itinerary website .

Drive from San Martin de los Andes to San Carlos de Bariloche in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in San Carlos de Bariloche sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll through Fitz Roy. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado, then get great views at El Mirador De Los Condores, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the El Chalten itinerary planning site .

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Fitz Roy ©
Fitz Roy
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado ©
Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado

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 12th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Seco and then explore the striking landscape at Perito Moreno Glacier. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Laguna de los Tres.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Glaciares National Park day trip planning tool .

You can take a bus from El Chalten to Los Glaciares National Park in 6 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Los Glaciares National Park can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

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

2
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.
Take a break from the city and head to La Perla and Balneario Medanos. You'll get in some beach time at Laguna de Mar Chiquita and Playa Varese. There's more to do: stroll through Punta Mogotes and take a stroll through Puerto de Mar del Plata.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mar del Plata trip planner.

Getting from Los Glaciares National Park to Mar del Plata by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Los Glaciares National Park in January, expect nights in Mar del Plata to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are much hotter, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Balneario Medanos, Albufera de mar chiquita
Highlights from your plan
La Perla ©
La Perla
Albufera de mar chiquita ©
Albufera de mar chiquita
Balneario Medanos ©
Balneario Medanos

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 17th (Fri): 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: step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin, look for all kinds of wild species at Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Wanda Mines.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Iguazu National Park trip app .

Fly from Mar del Plata to Iguazu National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Mar del Plata in January; daily highs in Iguazu National Park reach 37°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Wanda Mines
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin

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