29 days in Argentina Itinerary

29 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Buenos Aires
— 4 nights
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Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Salta
— 1 night
Fly
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Mendoza
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Martin de los Andes
— 1 night
Drive
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 4 nights
Fly to El Calafate, Bus to El Chalten
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El Chalten
— 3 nights
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El Calafate
— 4 nights
Fly
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Ushuaia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Mar del Plata
— 1 night
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Buenos Aires

— 4 nights

Queen of La Plata

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 historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, get to know the fascinating history of Calle Defensa, steep yourself in history at Casa Rosada, and explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

To find out how to plan a trip to Buenos Aires, use our trip itinerary maker.

Tandil to Buenos Aires is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Tandil in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Buenos Aires. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Iguazu National Park

— 2 nights
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 3rd (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez, then admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, and then head off the coast to Isla San Martin.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Iguazu National Park online journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Iguazu National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Salta.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Salta

— 1 night

Salta the Beautiful

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Menor San Francisco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Salta, then learn the secrets of beer at Salta Free Tour, then learn more about the world around you at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, and finally make a trip to Plaza 9 de Julio.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Salta sightseeing planner.

Getting from Iguazu National Park to Salta by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, Salta is a bit cooler than Iguazu National Park - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in Salta

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Historic Sites

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tupungato (La Quebrada del Condor-Day Trip, Valle de Uco, &more). Dedicate the 8th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: stroll around Parque General San Martin, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Los Pingos Horse Riding, and learn about winemaking at Bodega Tierras Altas.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mendoza road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Salta to Mendoza takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Mendoza can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

San Martin de los Andes

— 1 night
Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
On the 10th (Wed), cruise along Route of the Seven Lakes, cast your line with a fishing tour, then kick back and relax at Playa Quila Quina, and finally look for gifts at De la Montana.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Martin de los Andes travel planner.

Fly from Mendoza to San Martin de los Andes in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Beaches

San Carlos de Bariloche

— 4 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.
San Carlos de Bariloche is known for nature, winter sports, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, stroll around Parque Nahuelito, trek along Circuito Chico, and get great views at Cerro Otto.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche day trip planning website.

You can drive from San Martin de los Andes to San Carlos de Bariloche in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

El Chalten

— 3 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.
El Chalten is known for nature, historic sites, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fitz Roy, get to know the fascinating history of Laguna Torre, get great views at El Mirador De Los Condores, and explore the activities along Laguna Capri.

Make your El Chalten itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten by combination of flight and bus takes about 8 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

El Calafate

— 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Los Glaciares National Park (Perito Moreno Glacier & Glaciar Spegazzini). The adventure continues: see what you can catch with Estancia Cristina, get outside with Enjoy!, stop by Vellon Negro, and take in the dramatic natural features at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the El Calafate online trip planner.

Traveling by bus from El Chalten to El Calafate takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. March in El Calafate sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Ushuaia

— 4 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.
Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, take an in-depth tour of Museo del Fin del Mundo, don't miss a visit to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina, and take in the awesome beauty at Glacier Martial.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia tour itinerary app.

You can fly from El Calafate to Ushuaia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from El Calafate in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Ushuaia. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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 26th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Varese, then kick back and relax at La Perla, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gruta de Lourdes, and finally steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mar del Plata online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Ushuaia to Mar del Plata in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Ushuaia in March, you will find days in Mar del Plata are much hotter (27°C), and nights are a bit warmer (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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.