28 days in Argentina Itinerary

28 days in Argentina Itinerary

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28 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Salta
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Buenos Aires
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Puerto Madryn
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Ushuaia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
6
El Calafate
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
7
Los Glaciares National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
9
Mendoza
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Salta

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Salta is known for historic sites, museums, nature, shopping, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cuesta del Obispo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia San Francisco, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Artesanal Tradicional.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Salta road trip planner.

Newark, USA to Salta is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Newark to Salta due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newark in October: highs in Salta hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Salta

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cuesta del Obispo ©
Cuesta del Obispo
Basilica Menor San Francisco ©
Basilica Menor San Francisco
Cathedral of Salta ©
Cathedral of Salta

2
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.
On the 9th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin, then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then go deep underground at Wanda Mines.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Iguazu National Park trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Salta to Iguazu National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salta in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 62°F in Iguazu National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

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

3
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: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Japones, admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires visit planner .

Fly from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Iguazu National Park in October, expect nights in Buenos Aires to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are slightly colder, around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of The Town of Gaiman and then contemplate the waterfront views at Peninsula Valdes. On the next day, learn more about the world around you at Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio, get curious at Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanografico, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Doradillo.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Madryn trip planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Puerto Madryn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio
Highlights from your plan
Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio ©
Playa El Doradillo ©
Playa El Doradillo

3
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, winter sports, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Tierra del Fuego National Park, explore the activities along Bahia Lapataia, take in the awesome beauty at Glacier Martial, and look for gifts at Chocolates Edelweiss.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia online trip builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Puerto Madryn to Ushuaia in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ushuaia can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle

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.
Spend the 19th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lago Argentino, see the interesting displays at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, identify plant and animal life at Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal, and explore the striking landscape at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the El Calafate trip itinerary tool .

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. Traveling from Ushuaia in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in El Calafate, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino

3
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.
Los Glaciares National Park is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Perito Moreno Glacier.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Glaciares National Park route planner.

Getting from El Calafate to Los Glaciares National Park by bus takes about 2 hours. In October in Los Glaciares National Park, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 45°F at night. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

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

3
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.
San Carlos de Bariloche is known for nature, winter sports, trails, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Catedral Alta Patagonis, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro Otto, head off the coast to Isla Victoria, and trek along Circuito Chico.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche day trip tool .

Getting from Los Glaciares National Park to San Carlos de Bariloche by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Los Glaciares National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in San Carlos de Bariloche: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 34°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

3
nights
Mendoza

Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Take a break from Mendoza with a short trip to Valle de Uco in Tupungato, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: walk around Parque General San Martin, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and learn about winemaking at Bodega Tierras Altas.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mendoza attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Mendoza takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in October; daily highs in Mendoza reach 76°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mendoza

Tours Wineries Parks

Side Trip

Valle de Uco
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Parque General San Martin ©
Parque General San Martin
Wine Tours & Tastings

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