32 days in Argentina & Punta del Este Itinerary

32 days in Argentina & Punta del Este Itinerary

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32 days in Argentina & Punta del Este Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  20​h
1
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Colon, Argentina
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h
4
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Ushuaia, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
6
El Calafate, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly + ferry:  16​h 45​min
End: Toronto, Canada

8
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

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.
Teatro Colón has been added to your itinerary. When in Buenos Aires, make a side trip to see Museo de arte Tigre in Tigre, approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada, and shop like a local with El Ateneo Grand Splendid.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires trip itinerary planner .

Toronto, Canada to Buenos Aires is an approximately 17-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Buenos Aires. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Toronto in February; daily highs in Buenos Aires reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Colon.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Museo de arte Tigre
Highlights from your plan
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Teatro Colón ©
Teatro Colón
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

3
nights
Colon, Argentina

Colon ©
Sitting on the western bank of the Uruguay River, the city of Colon connects to the Uruguayan city of Paysandu by bridge.
On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Molino Forclaz, then admire the striking features of Palacio San Jose, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Pausen, and finally head outdoors with Termas Colon.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Colon attractions planning site .

You can drive from Buenos Aires to Colon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Colon

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Concepcion del Uruguay
Highlights from your plan
El Palmar National Park ©
El Palmar National Park
Palacio San Jose ©
Palacio San Jose
Termas Colon ©
Termas Colon

few
hours
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires
For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Colon to Buenos Aires in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You will leave for Iguazu National Park on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Nightlife Tours Outdoors

4
nights
Iguazu National Park, Argentina

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Iguazu National Park side-trips: Lago Urugua-i (in Puerto Libertad), Wanda (Wanda Mines & Minas Tierra Colorada) and Montecarlo (Orquideario Catasetum & Fabrica de Yerba Mate Aguantadora). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, head off the coast to Isla San Martin, look for all kinds of wild species at Salto Bernabe Mendez, and try your luck at Casino de Eldorado.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Iguazu National Park online route planner .

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in March, you will find days in Iguazu National Park are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for Ushuaia.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Montecarlo, Wanda, Casino de Eldorado, Lago Urugua-i
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin
Isla San Martin ©
Isla San Martin

3
nights
Ushuaia, Argentina

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, see the interesting displays at Museo del Fin del Mundo, don't miss a visit to Unidad Postal Del Fin Mundo, and explore the activities along Canal Beagle.

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Traveling by flight from Iguazu National Park to Ushuaia takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Iguazu National Park in March, with highs in Ushuaia at 13°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Unidad Postal Del Fin Mundo
Highlights from your plan
Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle

3
nights
El Calafate, Argentina

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 (Thu) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. There's still lots to do: get outside with Enjoy!, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, look for gifts at Vellon Negro, and explore the activities along Lago Argentino.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the El Calafate sightseeing planning app .

You can fly from Ushuaia to El Calafate in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Ushuaia in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in El Calafate, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Punta del Este.

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

6
nights
Punta del Este, Uruguay

Punta del Este ©
With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Punta del Este: Playa Solanas (in Punta Ballena), Piriapolis (Castillo de Piria & Cerro San Antonio) and Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, make a trip to Puerto de Punta del Este, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Ballena, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Mar.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Punta del Este road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from El Calafate to Punta del Este takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from El Calafate in March, with highs in Punta del Este at 27°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Maldonado, Piriapolis, Pan De Azucar
Highlights from your plan
Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este

2
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
You've now added Teatro Colón to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de la Plata, then make a trip to Avenida de Mayo, then catch a live performance at Teatro Colón, and finally make a trip to Avenida 9 De Julio.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Punta del Este to Buenos Aires takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Outdoors Nightlife

Side Trips

Monumento a Nicolas Avellaneda, Catedral de la Plata, Delta El Tigre
Highlights from your plan
Catedral de la Plata ©
Catedral de la Plata
Teatro Colón ©
Teatro Colón
Avenida de Mayo ©
Avenida de Mayo

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