6 days in Patagonia Itinerary

6 days in Patagonia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Patagonia trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

6 days in Patagonia Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Puerto Madryn
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
El Calafate
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
3
Los Glaciares National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Buenos Aires

1
night
Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
On the 1st (Tue), make a trip to Monumento al Indio Tehuelche and then learn more about the world around you at Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio. Here are some ideas for day two: take a leisurely stroll along Muelle Luis Piedra Buena and then identify plant and animal life at Punta Tombo.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Madryn online visit planner .

Buenos Aires to Puerto Madryn is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio, Punta Tombo
Highlights from your plan
Punta Tombo ©
Punta Tombo
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio ©
Monumento al Indio Tehuelche ©
Monumento al Indio Tehuelche

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our El Calafate sightseeing planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Puerto Madryn to El Calafate in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in El Calafate, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Seco and then take in the dramatic natural features at Perito Moreno Glacier.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Glaciares National Park trip itinerary planner.

Take a bus from El Calafate to Los Glaciares National Park in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Los Glaciares National Park are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Perito Moreno Glacier ©
Perito Moreno Glacier
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): examine the collection at Museo del Lago Gutierrez, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Catedral Alta Patagonis, and then pause for some photo ops at Centro Civico. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Circuito Chico and then take in panoramic vistas at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Carlos de Bariloche travel route planning tool .

Fly from Los Glaciares National Park to San Carlos de Bariloche in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Los Glaciares National Park in October, you will find days in San Carlos de Bariloche are a bit warmer (17°C), and nights are a bit cooler (1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

Similar Plans

21 days in Chile & Patagonia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 27 days in Caribbean & South America BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Valparaiso & Santiago BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, outdoors, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 45 days in Chile, Patagonia & Orlando BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Central America, South America, Mexico & Caribbean BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Patagonia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Patagonia BY A USER FROM ISRAEL March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Patagonia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Patagonia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Patagonia & Buenos Aires BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Patagonia BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Buenos Aires & Patagonia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans