30 days in Argentina Itinerary

30 days in Argentina Itinerary

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30 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Buenos Aires
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Puerto Madryn
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Ushuaia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Los Glaciares National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
5
El Calafate
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
6
El Chalten
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
7
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
8
Mendoza
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
9
Salta
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Puerto Iguazu
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Barcelona

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: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Japones, and shop like a local with Puerto Madero.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Buenos Aires holiday website .

Barcelona, Spain to Buenos Aires is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Argentine Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Barcelona in November, things will get a bit warmer in Buenos Aires: highs are around 28°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Madryn side-trips: Compania Mercantil de Chubut (in Dolavon), Museo Casa del Poeta (in Gaiman) and Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio (in Trelew). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Peninsula Valdes, engage your brain at Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanografico, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ecocentro, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Fly from Buenos Aires to Puerto Madryn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Compania Mercantil de Chubut, Museo Casa del Poeta, Punta Tombo, Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio
Highlights from your plan
Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes
Punta Tombo ©
Punta Tombo
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio ©

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 wealth of natural beauty at Tierra del Fuego National Park, look for gifts at Chocolates Edelweiss, contemplate the waterfront views at Bahia Lapataia, and pause for some photo ops at Monumento Antiguos Pobladores de Ushuaia.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia trip planner .

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 November, daily temperatures in Ushuaia can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in Ushuaia

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Spegazzini, explore the striking landscape at Perito Moreno Glacier, and then explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Seco. Keep things going the next day: hike along Laguna de los Tres.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Los Glaciares National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Ushuaia to Los Glaciares National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Los Glaciares National Park when traveling from Ushuaia in November, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Laguna de los Tres ©
Laguna de los Tres
Perito Moreno Glacier ©
Perito Moreno Glacier
Glaciar Spegazzini ©
Glaciar Spegazzini

2
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.
On the 14th (Thu), stroll through Parque Nacional Los Glaciares and then stop by Vellon Negro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, get outside with Enjoy!, and then explore the activities along Lago Argentino.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our El Calafate attractions planner.

Getting from Los Glaciares National Park to El Calafate by bus takes about 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in El Calafate are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can take a bus to El Chalten.

Things to do in El Calafate

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Paso de Viento, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Torre. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Laguna Capri and then explore the striking landscape of Fitz Roy.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our El Chalten trip planning website .

Take a bus from El Calafate to El Chalten in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Fitz Roy ©
Fitz Roy
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Laguna Capri ©
Laguna Capri

2
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: hit the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, trek along Circuito Chico, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and appreciate the history behind Centro Civico.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Carlos de Bariloche trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to San Carlos de Bariloche in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in San Carlos de Bariloche can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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.
When in Mendoza, make a side trip to see Valle de Uco in Tupungato, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: walk around Parque General San Martin, learn about winemaking at Bodega Matervini, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and make a trip to Plaza Independencia.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mendoza trip planning app .

You can fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Mendoza in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Mendoza, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Salta.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trip

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

3
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, explore the fascinating landscape at Salar del Diablo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Virgen de los Tres Cerritos, and steep yourself in history at San Bernardo Convent.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Salta trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Mendoza to Salta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Salta, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Puerto Iguazu.

Things to do in Salta

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tolar Grande
Highlights from your plan
Cuesta del Obispo ©
Cuesta del Obispo
Basilica Menor San Francisco ©
Basilica Menor San Francisco
Cathedral of Salta ©
Cathedral of Salta

3
nights
Puerto Iguazu

Puerto Iguazu ©
The gateway to a national park inscribed on the World Heritage List, growing Puerto Iguazu sits on the confluence of two major rivers near the border with Paraguay and Brazil.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): head off the coast to Isla San Martin, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Iguazu. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Guiraoga.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Iguazu trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Salta to Puerto Iguazu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Salta in November, Puerto Iguazu is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Iguazu

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Iguazu National Park
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez
Puerto Iguazu ©
Puerto Iguazu

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