36 days in Argentina, Brazil & Chile Itinerary

36 days in Argentina, Brazil & Chile Itinerary

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Brasilia, Brazil
— 1 night
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Itumbiara, Brazil
— 1 day
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Guarapuava, Brazil
— 1 day
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Uruguaiana, Brazil
— 1 day
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Rosario, Argentina
— 1 night
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Santiago, Chile
— 3 nights
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
— 1 night
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Rio Gallegos, Argentina
— 1 night
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Ushuaia, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile
— 3 nights
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El Calafate, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Puerto Madryn, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Mendoza, Argentina
— 3 nights

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Brasilia, Brazil

Brasilia ©
Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
On the 28th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Parque Nacional de Brasilia and then stop by Parkshopping. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana, then get a sense of history and politics at Palacio do Planalto, then explore the activities along Lago Paranoa, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Pontao do Lago Sul.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brasilia trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiport is Presidente Juscelino Kubistschek International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Brasilia are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Itumbiara.

Things to do in Brasilia

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional de Brasilia ©
Parque Nacional de Brasilia
Lago Paranoa ©
Lago Paranoa
Parkshopping ©
Parkshopping

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Itumbiara, Brazil

Itumbiara ©
Itumbiara is a municipality in the extreme south of the state of Goiás, Brazil. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Santa Rita de Cassia, then snap pictures at Ponte Afonso Pena, and then explore the activities along Rio Paranaiba.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Itumbiara trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Brasilia to Itumbiara in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Guarapuava.

Things to do in Itumbiara

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Santa Rita de Cassia ©
Catedral Santa Rita de Cassia
Ponte Afonso Pena ©
Ponte Afonso Pena

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Guarapuava, Brazil

Guarapuava ©
Guarapuava is a city in the mid south of Paraná state in Brazil. On the 31st (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Mariano de Schoenstatt- Tabor das Vocacoes, get outside with Parque Do Lago, and then pedal to the sights with Lagoa das Lagrimas.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Guarapuava road trip planning website.

You can drive from Itumbiara to Guarapuava in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Uruguaiana.

Things to do in Guarapuava

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation
Highlights from your plan
Lagoa das Lagrimas ©
Lagoa das Lagrimas
Parque Do Lago ©
Parque Do Lago

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Uruguaiana, Brazil

Uruguaiana ©
Uruguaiana is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): make a trip to International Bridge Paso de Los Libres, then see the interesting displays at Crioulo Museum, then see the interesting displays at Centro Cultural Dr. Pedro Marini, and finally see the interesting displays at Museu do Rio Uruguai.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Uruguaiana attractions planner.

Drive from Guarapuava to Uruguaiana in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, daily temperatures in Uruguaiana can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Rosario.

Things to do in Uruguaiana

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museu do Rio Uruguai ©
Museu do Rio Uruguai
International Bridge Paso de Los Libres ©
International Bridge Paso de Los Libres

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Rosario, Argentina

Rosario ©
Once upon a time, Rosario was famous for being the birthplace of not only revolutionary leader Che Guevara, but also the Argentine flag.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): make a trip to Teatro El Circulo, then walk around Parque Nacional a la Bandera, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Florida. Keep things going the next day: walk around Parque de Espana, pause for some photo ops at Monumento Historico Nacional a la Bandera, and then walk around Parque de la Independencia.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rosario trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Uruguaiana to Rosario takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. January in Rosario sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Rosario

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Florida ©
La Florida
Teatro El Circulo ©
Teatro El Circulo
Parque Nacional a la Bandera ©
Parque Nacional a la Bandera

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Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Get outdoors at San Cristóbal Hill and Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile. When in Santiago, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in San Jose de Maipo, approximately San Jose de Maipo away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Cerro Santa Lucia, examine the collection at La Chascona, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Mercado Central), and admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Santiago trip planner.

You can fly from Rosario to Santiago in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rosario to Santiago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile
Highlights from your plan
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile ©
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro and River Rafting & Tubing. Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Rio Correntoso. Next up on the itinerary: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, choose your vessel at Navegando Patagonia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Bonita, and hit the slopes at Piedras Blancas.

Plan trip to San Carlos de Bariloche with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Santiago to San Carlos de Bariloche by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in San Carlos de Bariloche can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Comodoro Rivadavia.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Rio Correntoso
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro ©
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro
River Rafting & Tubing
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina

Comodoro Rivadavia ©
Comodoro Rivadavia is a city in the Patagonian province of Chubut in southern Argentina, located on the San Jorge Gulf, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, at the foot of the Chenque Hill. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Natural Punta Marques and then get into the urban bustle at Centro Cultural de Comodoro Rivadavia.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Comodoro Rivadavia trip planner.

Explore your travel options from San Carlos de Bariloche to Comodoro Rivadavia with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in January since evenings lows in Comodoro Rivadavia dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rio Gallegos.

Things to do in Comodoro Rivadavia

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Reserva Natural Punta Marques
Highlights from your plan
Reserva Natural Punta Marques ©
Reserva Natural Punta Marques
Centro Cultural de Comodoro Rivadavia ©
Centro Cultural de Comodoro Rivadavia

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Rio Gallegos, Argentina

Rio Gallegos ©
Río Gallegos is the capital and largest settlement of the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz in Argentina. On the 12th (Sun), enjoy the sea views from Faro Cabo Virgenes, go for a walk through Cabo Virgenes, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Laguna Azul.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rio Gallegos road trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Comodoro Rivadavia to Rio Gallegos with the Route module. In January, Rio Gallegos is a bit cooler than Comodoro Rivadavia - with highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Rio Gallegos

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Laguna Azul ©
Laguna Azul
Cabo Virgenes ©
Cabo Virgenes
Faro Cabo Virgenes ©
Faro Cabo Virgenes

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Laguna Esmeralda and Mirador de Lagos Escondido y Fagnano. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lago Roca. Take a break from Ushuaia with a short trip to Unidad Postal Del Fin Mundo in Tierra del Fuego National Park, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Ushuaia Bay, step off the mainland to explore Isla de Los Pajaros, hit the slopes at Cerro Castor (Castor Mount), and pause for some photo ops at Plaza Malvinas.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Ushuaia itinerary website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rio Gallegos to Ushuaia. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rio Gallegos in January: highs in Ushuaia hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Tierra del Fuego National Park
Highlights from your plan
Laguna Esmeralda ©
Laguna Esmeralda
Cerro Castor (Castor Mount) ©
Cerro Castor (Castor Mount)
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile

Surrounded by towering mountains, shimmering lakes, and the region's rugged hills, Puerto Natales serves as a bustling jumping-off point for exploring the Torres del Paine National Park.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Horseback Riding Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours. Step out of the city life by going to Kayaking & Canoeing and Mylodon Cave Natural Monument. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Bernardo O'Higgins National Park, explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Amalia, and don't miss a visit to Muelle Historico.

Make your Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Ushuaia to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ushuaia to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ushuaia in January since evenings lows in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to take a shuttle to El Calafate.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Tours · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument ©
Mylodon Cave Natural Monument

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno and Perito Moreno National Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal and Paseo de Los Artesanos.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the El Calafate online tour planner.

You can take a shuttle from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to El Calafate in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to El Calafate due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in El Calafate when traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in January, with lows around 15°C. You'll set off for Puerto Madryn on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Perito Moreno National Park
Highlights from your plan
Perito Moreno National Park ©
Perito Moreno National Park
Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal ©
Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal

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Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Explore hidden gems such as Punta Tombo and Estancia San Lorenzo. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Aquatours Buceo. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Loberia de Punta Loma, take a leisurely stroll along Muelle Luis Piedra Buena, don't miss a visit to Monumento al Indio Tehuelche, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ecocentro.

Make your Puerto Madryn itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from El Calafate to Puerto Madryn in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo, then don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Puerto Madero, then wander the streets of Calle Defensa, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Puerto Madryn to Buenos Aires by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. January in Buenos Aires sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

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Mendoza, Argentina

Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then see human ingenuity at work at Embalse los reyunos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Finca Paru, learn about winemaking at La Abeja Winery, then head outdoors with Oceanica Diving, and finally admire the engineering at Embalse Valle Grande.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mendoza trip maker website.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Mendoza by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Buenos Aires, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mendoza, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 23°C. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Mendoza

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

San Rafael
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Embalse los reyunos ©
Embalse los reyunos
Embalse Valle Grande ©
Embalse Valle Grande

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