35 days in Argentina Itinerary

35 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Buenos Aires
— 4 nights
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San Martin de los Andes
— 1 night
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 5 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
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Ushuaia
— 5 nights
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Puerto Madryn
— 3 nights
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Cordoba
— 2 nights
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Mendoza
— 5 nights
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Salta
— 2 nights
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Catedral de la Plata and Palacio Barolo. Visit Cemiterio de Recoleta and Plaza de Mayo for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Palacio de Aguas Corrientes, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada, and don't miss a visit to Avenida 9 De Julio.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Buenos Aires driving holiday planner.

Albuquerque, USA to Buenos Aires is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Albuquerque to Buenos Aires is 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Albuquerque in October since evenings lows in Buenos Aires dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Cascada Chachin - Hua Hum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias, and then kick back and relax at Playa Quila Quina.

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Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to San Martin de los Andes takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

San Carlos de Bariloche

— 5 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro and Rio Correntoso. Explore hidden gems such as River Rafting & Tubing and Monumento Historico Municipal Capilla La Inmaculada. Step out of San Carlos de Bariloche with an excursion to Lago Espejo Grande in Villa La Angostura--about 1h 35 min away. Spend the 30th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: hike along Circuito Chico, walk around Parque Nahuelito, and stop by Evo Sports.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Carlos de Bariloche day trip tool.

Traveling by car from San Martin de los Andes to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in San Carlos de Bariloche are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Laguna Torre and Laguna de los Tres. Step out of the city life by going to Chorillo del Salto and Laguna Capri. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado, cruise along Road to El Chalten, and get great views at El Mirador De Los Condores.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the El Chalten online day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno and Estancia Cristina. Escape the urban bustle at Perito Moreno Glacier and Enjoy!. Step out of El Calafate to go to Los Glaciares National Park and see Glaciar Spegazzini, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: experience the excitement of Estancia 25 de Mayo, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus, look for all kinds of wild species at Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the El Calafate journey builder site.

Traveling by bus from El Chalten to El Calafate takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In November, daily temperatures in El Calafate can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ushuaia

— 5 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like CASA BEBAN and Acatushun Museum. Visiting Mirador de Lagos Escondido y Fagnano and Cerro Castor (Castor Mount) will get you outdoors. Take a break from Ushuaia with a short trip to Lago Roca in Tierra del Fuego National Park, about 40 minutes away. Spend the 13th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glaciar Martial, appreciate the history behind Plaza Malvinas, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and grab your bike and head to Ushuaia Bay.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ushuaia trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from El Calafate to Ushuaia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from El Calafate in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ushuaia, with lows of 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Puerto Madryn

— 3 nights
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Step out of the city life by going to Playa El Doradillo and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore hidden gems such as Peninsula Valdes and Playa La Cantera. Change things up with a short trip to Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio in Trelew (about 50 minutes away). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Estancia San Lorenzo and get curious at Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanografico.

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Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to Puerto Madryn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Cordoba

— 2 nights

The Learned One

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Colegio Nacional de Monserrat, steep yourself in history at Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, and finally steep yourself in history at Paseo del Buen Pastor. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Museo Palacio Ferreyra, take in the exciting artwork at Paseo de las Artes, then pause for some serene contemplation at Monasterio de Santa Teresa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cordoba holiday planning app.

Fly from Puerto Madryn to Cordoba in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Cordoba sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Mendoza

— 5 nights
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Casa El Enemigo and Pulenta Estate Winery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bodega Tierras Altas and Vina Cobos. Change things up with these side-trips from Mendoza: Ex Monasterio del Cristo Orante (in Tupungato) and Bodegas Salentein (in Los Arboles). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Bodega Renacer, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and awaken your taste buds at Terrazas de los Andes.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mendoza trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Cordoba to Mendoza takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in November, you will find days in Mendoza are a bit warmer (83°F), and nights are a bit cooler (58°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salta.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Salta

— 2 nights

Salta the Beautiful

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
On the 24th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Virgen de los Tres Cerritos, examine the collection at Salta Cabildo, get engrossed in the history at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Menor San Francisco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de La Candelaria de La Vina.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Salta trip planner.

You can fly from Mendoza to Salta in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Salta are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites · Museums

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.