60 days in Argentina Itinerary

60 days in Argentina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Argentina holiday planner

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Ezeiza
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Buenos Aires
— 8 nights
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Puerto Madryn
— 5 nights
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Ushuaia
— 5 nights
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El Calafate
— 4 nights
Bus
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El Chalten
— 3 nights
Bus to El Calafate, Fly to San Carlos de Bariloche
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 5 nights
Fly
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Mendoza
— 6 nights
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Cordoba
— 5 nights
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Province of La Rioja
— 4 nights
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Cafayate
— 3 nights
Drive
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Purmamarca
— 2 nights
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Salta
— 6 nights
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Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
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Buenos Aires

— 8 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.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Japones, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and wander the streets of Puerto Madero.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Buenos Aires route builder.

Exeter, UK to Buenos Aires is an approximately 20-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Exeter to Buenos Aires. October in Buenos Aires sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Puerto Madryn

— 5 nights
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Puerto Madryn: Trelew (Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio & Museo Pueblo de Luis), Valle de Los Altares (in Los Altares) and Puerto Piramides (Caleta Valdes & Peke Sosa Avistajes). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Peninsula Valdes, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ecocentro, see the interesting displays at Centro De Visitantes Istmo Ameghino, and take in the waterfront at Muelle Luis Piedra Buena.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Puerto Madryn trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Buenos Aires to Puerto Madryn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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.
Spend the 15th (Fri) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Cerro Castor (Castor Mount), take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, explore the activities along Laguna Esmeralda, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wayfinders.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ushuaia route planning site.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Madryn to Ushuaia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from El Calafate: Los Glaciares National Park (Perito Moreno Glacier & Glaciar Spegazzini). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Enjoy!, explore the activities along Lago Argentino, explore the striking landscape at Onelli Glacier, and examine the collection at El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read El Calafate journey planner.

Fly from Ushuaia to El Calafate in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Ushuaia in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in El Calafate, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to take a bus to El Chalten.

Things to do in El Calafate

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.
El Chalten is known for nature, historic sites, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Fitz Roy, stroll through Laguna Torre, trek along Laguna de los Tres, and examine the collection at Encuentros con la Historia. Estancia Turistica.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the El Chalten trip maker tool.

Traveling by bus from El Calafate to El Chalten takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, take some stellar pictures from Cerro Otto, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and appreciate the history behind Centro Civico.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Carlos de Bariloche online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Mendoza

— 6 nights
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mendoza: Laureano Gomez Winemaker (in Colonia Las Rosas), Bodega CarinaE (in Maipu) and Tupungato (Bodega y Vinedo Familia Giaquinta & Valle de Uco). On the 2nd (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Dedicate the 4th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: stroll around Parque General San Martin, do a tasting at Bodega La Azul, and don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mendoza day trip website.

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Mendoza takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in October, with highs in Mendoza at 28°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Cordoba

— 5 nights

The Learned One

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cordoba: Alta Gracia (Museo Nacional Estancia Jesuitica Alta Gracia y Casa del Virrey Liniers, Museo Del Che Guevara, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica, don't miss a visit to Plaza San Martin, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, and see the interesting displays at Museo Palacio Ferreyra.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cordoba trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Mendoza to Cordoba takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mendoza in November, you will find days in Cordoba are little chillier (27°C), and nights are a bit warmer (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Province of La Rioja.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Province of La Rioja

— 4 nights
La Rioja is the capital city of the Argentine province of La Rioja, located in the east of the province. Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Talampaya. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating landscape at Canon del Arco Iris, admire the masterpieces at Museo Folklorico, explore the activities along Dique Los Sauces, and explore the stunning scenery at Canon de Anchumbil.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Province of La Rioja trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Cordoba to Province of La Rioja in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Cafayate.

Things to do in Province of La Rioja

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Cafayate

— 3 nights

Tuscany of Argentina

Nestled in one of the country's major wine regions, Cafayate and the surrounding area remain a top vacation destination throughout the year.
Venture out of the city with trips to Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes) (in Amaicha del Valle) and Quebrada de Las Flechas - Angastaco (in Angastaco). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas, explore the striking landscape at Garganta del Diablo Salta, stop by Cielo Antiguo Ceramica Artesanal, and learn about winemaking at Estancia Los Cardones.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cafayate road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Province of La Rioja to Cafayate takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Purmamarca.

Things to do in Cafayate

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Purmamarca

— 2 nights
With a population of just over 2,000, the small village of Purmamarca possesses a remote Andean charm, with its adobe houses and colorful market streets some of the most photogenic in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stop by Tejidos Llama Negra, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Hill of Seven Colors, then take some stellar pictures from Cerro El Porito, and finally trek along Paseo de los Colorados. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Plaza 9 de Julio, make a trip to Algarrobo Historico, go for a walk through Cuesta de Lipan, then take some stellar pictures from Abra de Potrerillos (Mirador a 4170msnm), and finally explore the striking landscape at Cerro Morado.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Purmamarca online route planner.

Getting from Cafayate to Purmamarca by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Salta.

Things to do in Purmamarca

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Salta

— 6 nights

Salta the Beautiful

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Salta is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, take in the awesome beauty at Abra del Condor, steep yourself in history at Salta, and pause for some photo ops at Virgen del Cerro.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salta route planner.

You can drive from Purmamarca to Salta in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Iguazu National Park

— 2 nights
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin, then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, and then admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Iguazu National Park trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Salta to Iguazu National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Salta in November since evenings lows in Iguazu National Park dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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.