31 days in Argentina Itinerary

31 days in Argentina Itinerary

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31 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Porto Alegre
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Salta
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Mendoza
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
San Martin de los Andes
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Villa La Angostura
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  7​h 15​min
6
El Chalten
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
7
El Calafate
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
8
Ushuaia
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h 45​min
9
Puerto Madryn
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
10
Tandil
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
11
Mar del Plata
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Porto Alegre

2
nights
Salta

Salta ©
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 21st (Sat): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, explore the striking landscape at El Anfiteatro (The Amphitheatre), and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de La Candelaria de La Vina. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Virgen de los Tres Cerritos, then don't miss a visit to Plaza 9 de Julio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Menor San Francisco, and finally examine the collection at Salta Cabildo.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Salta visit site .

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Salta is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Porto Alegre in December, Salta is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
Highlights from your plan
Basilica Menor San Francisco ©
Basilica Menor San Francisco
El Anfiteatro (The Amphitheatre) ©
El Anfiteatro (The Amphitheatre)
Horseback Riding Tours

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.
Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and El Camino de las 365 Curvas. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Los Pingos Horse Riding and Bodega Roberto Bonfanti. Take a break from Mendoza with a short trip to Valle de Uco in Tupungato, about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Bodega La Azul, see human ingenuity at work at Potrerillos Dam, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mendoza trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Salta to Mendoza takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salta in December, expect nights in Mendoza to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in Mendoza

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

El Camino de las 365 Curvas, Valle de Uco
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
El Camino de las 365 Curvas ©
El Camino de las 365 Curvas
Bodega Roberto Bonfanti ©
Bodega Roberto Bonfanti

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias and Cascada Chachin - Hua Hum. Escape the urban bustle at Lago Lacar and Escorial. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Quila Quina, hit the slopes at Cerro Chapelco, tour the pleasant surroundings at El Bosque de los Huskies, and look for gifts at Librerias y Jugueterias JUMBO Express.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read San Martin de los Andes online tour planner .

Getting from Mendoza to San Martin de los Andes by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Villa La Angostura.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Cascada Chachin - Hua Hum ©
Cascada Chachin - Hua Hum
Escorial ©
Escorial
Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias ©
Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias

3
nights
Villa La Angostura

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.
Get outdoors at Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes and Rio Correntoso. Step off the beaten path and head to Lago Espejo Grande and Lago Correntoso. There's much more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, get a new perspective on nature at Museo Historico Regional de Villa La Angostura, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Belvedere y Cascada INACAYAL, and steep yourself in history at Capilla Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Villa La Angostura online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from San Martin de los Andes to Villa La Angostura in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Villa La Angostura

Parks Nature Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes ©
Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes
Kayaking & Canoeing
Lago Espejo Grande ©
Lago Espejo Grande

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Sendero de los Arrayanes and Kayaking & Canoeing. Discover out-of-the-way places like Refugio Frey and Room Escape Games. There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take a leisurely stroll along Puerto Panuelo, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and take in the dramatic scenery at Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Carlos de Bariloche route planner.

Drive from Villa La Angostura to San Carlos de Bariloche in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in San Carlos de Bariloche are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Sendero de los Arrayanes ©
Sendero de los Arrayanes
Fishing Charters & Tours
Refugio Frey ©
Refugio Frey

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.
Visiting Laguna Torre and Mirador del Torre will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Chorillo del Salto and Glaciar Piedras Blancas. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado, explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Huemul, take some stellar pictures from El Mirador De Los Condores, and contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Capri.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our El Chalten trip maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Laguna Capri ©
Laguna Capri
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado ©
Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado

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.
Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Rios de Hielo. Step off the beaten path and head to Patagonia Profunda - Safari Experience and Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal. It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno and stop by Tribus Del Sur.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the El Calafate online tour itinerary builder .

You can take a bus from El Chalten to El Calafate in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. January in El Calafate sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing

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.
Get in touch with nature at Ushuaia Bay and Isla de Los Pajaros. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lago Roca and Helicopter Tours. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, head off the coast to Isla Martillo, learn more about the world around you at Acatushun Museum, and don't miss a visit to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ushuaia trip maker .

Traveling by flight from El Calafate to Ushuaia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from El Calafate in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ushuaia, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Tierra del Fuego National Park
Highlights from your plan
Lago Roca ©
Lago Roca
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ushuaia Bay ©
Ushuaia Bay

4
nights
Puerto Madryn

Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa La Cantera and Playa El Doradillo. Visiting Peninsula Valdes and Loberia de Punta Loma will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, engage your brain at Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanografico, appreciate the history behind Monumento al Quijote, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Madryn trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Ushuaia to Puerto Madryn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Tandil.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Punta Tombo
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes

1
day
Tandil

Tandil ©
Nestled in the foothills of the nearby mountain range, the town of Tandil offers a solid combination of big-city energy and small-town tranquility.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monte Calvario, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cerro El Centinela, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerro de la virgen.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tandil trip itinerary builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Puerto Madryn to Tandil in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January in Tandil, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Tandil

Historic Sites Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cerro El Centinela ©
Cerro El Centinela
Monte Calvario ©
Monte Calvario
Cerro de la virgen ©
Cerro de la virgen

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mar del Plata Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gruta de Lourdes, then don't miss a visit to Torre Tanque, and finally contemplate the long history of Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Parque Gral San Martin Mar del Plata and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Stella Maris.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mar del Plata trip maker tool .

Drive from Tandil to Mar del Plata in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Mar del Plata are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mar del Plata Cathedral ©
Mar del Plata Cathedral
Gruta de Lourdes ©
Gruta de Lourdes
Iglesia Stella Maris ©
Iglesia Stella Maris

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