60 days in Argentina Itinerary

60 days in Argentina Itinerary

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60 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Salta
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Purmamarca
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Cafayate
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
San Martin de los Andes
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Villa La Angostura
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  7​h 15​min
7
El Chalten
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h
8
El Calafate
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h
9
Ushuaia
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h 45​min
10
Puerto Madryn
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
Buenos Aires
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
12
Tandil
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Mar del Plata
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
14
Cordoba
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

3
nights
Salta

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Virgen de los Tres Cerritos and El Anfiteatro (The Amphitheatre). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy and Museo Guemes. Go for a jaunt from Salta to San Salvador de Jujuy to see Lola Mora about 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: trot along with a tour on horseback, stop by El Gauchito Salteno, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia San Francisco, and steep yourself in history at San Bernardo Convent.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Salta day trip tool .

Charlotte, USA to Salta is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Charlotte to Salta. In June, Salta is much colder than Charlotte - with highs of 66°F and lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Purmamarca.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

San Salvador de Jujuy, Horseback Riding Tours
Highlights from your plan
El Anfiteatro (The Amphitheatre) ©
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos ©
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
Purmamarca

Purmamarca ©
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.
On the 6th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Hill of Seven Colors, trek along Paseo de los Colorados, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Cerro Pollera de la Coya, make a trip to Plaza 9 de Julio, and then explore and take pictures at Cuesta de Lipan.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Purmamarca trip planner .

You can drive from Salta to Purmamarca in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cafayate.

Things to do in Purmamarca

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Paseo de los Colorados ©
Paseo de los Colorados
Cuesta de Lipan ©
Cuesta de Lipan
The Hill of Seven Colors ©
The Hill of Seven Colors

2
nights
Cafayate

Cafayate ©
Nestled in one of the country's major wine regions, Cafayate and the surrounding area remain a top vacation destination throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Cascadas del Rio Colorado, then delve into the distant past at Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes), and then take some stellar pictures from Mirador Cerro Santa Teresita. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museo de la Vid y el Vino de Cafayate, Salta, Argentina, take in the dramatic natural features at El Anfiteatro, then take in the dramatic natural features at Garganta del Diablo Salta, and finally examine the collection at Museo Regional y Arqueologico Rodolfo Bravo.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cafayate online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Purmamarca to Cafayate by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in Cafayate

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes)
Highlights from your plan
Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes) ©
Garganta del Diablo Salta ©
Garganta del Diablo Salta
El Anfiteatro ©
El Anfiteatro

4
nights
San Martin de los Andes

San Martin de los Andes ©
Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
Step off the beaten path and head to Playa Quila Quina and Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias. Step out of the city life by going to Cascada Chachin - Hua Hum and Lago Lolog. When in San Martin de los Andes, make a side trip to see Rio Chimehuin in Junin de los Andes, approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Escorial, stroll through Cerro Chapelco, admire the sheer force of Cascada del Arroyo Grande, and contemplate the waterfront views at Peninsula de Yuco.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Martin de los Andes journey maker website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Cafayate to San Martin de los Andes in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Villa La Angostura.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rio Chimehuin
Highlights from your plan
Playa Quila Quina ©
Playa Quila Quina
Escorial ©
Escorial
Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias ©
Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias

4
nights
Villa La Angostura

Villa La Angostura ©
A trip to Villa La Angostura leads to the lush "Garden of Patagonia," where the scenic backdrop features pristine forests, lakes, and mountains.
Get in touch with nature at Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes and Kayaking & Canoeing. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lago Correntoso and Lago Espejo Grande. Go for a jaunt from Villa La Angostura to Villa Traful to see Mirador Lago Traful about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Capilla Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, get great views at Mirador Belvedere y Cascada INACAYAL, and contemplate the waterfront views at Nahuel Huapi Lake.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Villa La Angostura travel planning website .

You can drive from San Martin de los Andes to Villa La Angostura in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in June, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Villa La Angostura

Nature Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Nahuel Huapi Lake, Mirador Lago Traful
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes ©
Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes
Kayaking & Canoeing
Lago Espejo Grande ©
Lago Espejo Grande

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Parroquia San Eduardo and Museo del Lago Gutierrez. Take a break from the city and head to Catedral Alta Patagonis and Kayaking & Canoeing. There's lots more to do: hike along Sendero de los Arrayanes, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro Otto, stroll around Parque Nahuelito, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Villa La Angostura to San Carlos de Bariloche in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in San Carlos de Bariloche, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
El Chalten

El Chalten ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Fitz Roy and Laguna Torre. Step off the beaten path and head to Laguna de los Tres and Road to El Chalten. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Huemul, stop by Marcopolo Bookstore, take in the dramatic scenery at Chorillo del Salto, and get great views at El Mirador De Los Condores.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the El Chalten online trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Laguna de los Tres
Highlights from your plan
Fitz Roy ©
Fitz Roy
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Glaciar Huemul ©
Glaciar Huemul

5
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rios de Hielo and Patagonia Profunda - Safari Experience. Step out of the city life by going to Parque Nacional Los Glaciares and Enjoy!. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus, and stop by La Despensa Espacio de Sabores.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read El Calafate day trip planning site .

Traveling by bus from El Chalten to El Calafate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in El Calafate, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 35°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
nights
Ushuaia

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ushuaia Bay and Glaciar Martial. Get in touch with nature at Lago Roca and Tierra del Fuego National Park. Step out of Ushuaia to go to Tolhuin and see Cerro Jeujepen, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina, examine the collection at Museo del Fin del Mundo, and kick back and relax at Playa Larga.

To plan Ushuaia vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from El Calafate to Ushuaia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Ushuaia are 40°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glaciar Martial, Lago Roca, Cerro Jeujepen
Highlights from your plan
Lago Roca ©
Lago Roca
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ushuaia Bay ©
Ushuaia Bay

5
nights
Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio and Compania Mercantil de Chubut. Get outdoors at Peninsula Valdes and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Loberia de Punta Loma, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, contemplate the long history of The Town of Gaiman, and see the interesting displays at Museo de Gemas.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Puerto Madryn trip planner .

Getting from Ushuaia to Puerto Madryn by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Compania Mercantil de Chubut, Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio, Punta Tombo
Highlights from your plan
Playa La Cantera ©
Playa La Cantera
Scuba & Snorkeling
Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes

5
nights
Buenos Aires

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica de Lujan and Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar. Museo de La Plata and Palacio Barolo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Buenos Aires: Catedral de la Plata (in La Plata) and Museos & Cripta Basilica Nuestra Senora De Lujan (in Lujan). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, wander the streets of Recoleta, get a taste of the local shopping with Puerto Madero, and appreciate the extensive heritage of San Telmo.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires online travel route builder .

Traveling by flight from Puerto Madryn to Buenos Aires takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July in Buenos Aires, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tandil.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

La Plata, Lujan
Highlights from your plan
Museo de La Plata ©
Museo de La Plata
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Palacio Barolo ©
Palacio Barolo

2
nights
Tandil

Tandil ©
Nestled in the foothills of the nearby mountain range, the town of Tandil offers a solid combination of big-city energy and small-town tranquility.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lago y Dique del Fuerte, then get to know the fascinating history of Cerro El Centinela, then stroll around Parque Independencia, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Historico Fuerte Independencia. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Palacio Municipal de Tandil, explore the historical opulence of Castillo Morisco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monte Calvario, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia Santisimo Sacramento, and finally explore the striking landscape at Piedra Movediza.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tandil, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Buenos Aires to Tandil takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Tandil when traveling from Buenos Aires in July, with lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Tandil

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Monte Calvario ©
Monte Calvario
Parroquia  Santisimo Sacramento ©
Parroquia Santisimo Sacramento
Museo Historico Fuerte Independencia ©

5
nights
Mar del Plata

Mar del Plata ©
Drenched in sunshine and fringed by wide expanses of sandy coastline, Mar del Plata stands out as one of Argentina's most popular vacation resorts.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gruta de Lourdes and Iglesia Stella Maris. Get some historical perspective at Mar del Plata Cathedral and Parroquia Inmaculada Concepcion. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mar del Plata: Bosque del Vivero (in Miramar), Reserva Natural (in Carilo) and Valeria del Mar Beach (in Valeria del Mar). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Juan Manuel Fangio Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Cerveceria Antares, don't miss a visit to Torre Tanque, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Del Padre Pio.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mar del Plata trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Tandil to Mar del Plata in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Mar del Plata, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Reserva Natural, Juan Manuel Fangio Museum, Valeria del Mar Beach, Bosque del Vivero, Parroquia Inmaculada Concepcion
Highlights from your plan
Reserva Natural ©
Reserva Natural
Valeria del Mar Beach ©
Valeria del Mar Beach
Bosque del Vivero ©
Bosque del Vivero

5
nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Los Terrones and Eden Hotel. Popular historic sites such as Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica and Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Carmen are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cordoba: Museo Estancia Jesuitica y casa del Virrey Liniers (in Alta Gracia), Dique Los Molinos (in Los Molinos) and Camino de las Las 100 Curvas (in Villa Carlos Paz). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museo Palacio Ferreyra, steep yourself in history at Paseo del Buen Pastor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo de Cordoba La Iglesia De Jesucristo De Los Santos De Los Ultimos Dias.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cordoba online travel route planner .

Fly from Mar del Plata to Cordoba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cordoba when traveling from Mar del Plata in July, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Camino de las Las 100 Curvas, Eden Hotel, Los Terrones, Dique Los Molinos, Museo Estancia Jesuitica y casa del Virrey Liniers
Highlights from your plan
Los Terrones ©
Los Terrones
Dique Los Molinos ©
Dique Los Molinos
Museo Historico UNC  Manzana Jesuitica ©

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