60 days in Patagonia Itinerary

60 days in Patagonia Itinerary

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60 days in Patagonia Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  4​h
1
Neuquen
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
San Martin de los Andes
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Esquel
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
El Bolson
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h
5
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Villa La Angostura
— 5 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + taxi + bus:  7​h 15​min
7
El Chalten
— 5 nights
bus:  3​h
8
El Calafate
— 6 nights
bus:  2​h
9
Los Glaciares National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Ushuaia
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h 45​min
11
Puerto Madryn
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Buenos Aires

6
nights
Neuquen

Neuquen ©
Located on the confluence of two rivers, Neuquen represents the largest urban center in Argentine Patagonia, known for its tree-lined streets and neat public squares.
Get out of town with these interesting Neuquen side-trips: General Roca (Valle de la Luna Rojo, Paso Cordova, & more). There's still lots to do: trek along Huskys de los Pehuenes, identify plant and animal life at Lago Hermoso, see human ingenuity at work at Represa El Chocon, and make a trip to Plaza De Las Banderas.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Neuquen trip builder app .

Buenos Aires to Neuquen is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Buenos Aires in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Neuquen, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in Neuquen

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

General Roca, Museo Provincial Carlos Ameghino
Highlights from your plan
Valle de la Luna Rojo ©
Valle de la Luna Rojo
Paseo de la Costa de Neuquen ©
Paseo de la Costa de Neuquen
Limay River ©
Limay River

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting San Martin de los Andes side-trips: Junin de los Andes (Rio Chimehuin, Lanín, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Route of the Seven Lakes, admire the sheer force of Cascada Nivinco, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Jose, and look for gifts at Damonte Outfitters Fly Fishing & Fly Shop.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Martin de los Andes route planner.

You can drive from Neuquen to San Martin de los Andes in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Esquel.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Junin de los Andes
Highlights from your plan
Cerro Chapelco ©
Cerro Chapelco
Route of the Seven Lakes ©
Route of the Seven Lakes
Lanín ©
Lanín

3
nights
Esquel

Esquel ©
Although Welsh immigrants arrived in this area in the mid-19th century, Esquel was officially founded in 1906, which makes it a relatively young city by world standards.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Esquel: Trevelin (Campo de Los Tulipanes & Vinas del Nant y Fall Establecimiento Agroturistico). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Los Alerces, take an in-depth tour of Museo Regional Molino Andes, head outdoors with La Hoya, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Esquel trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from San Martin de los Andes to Esquel in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to El Bolson.

Things to do in Esquel

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Trevelin
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Los Alerces ©
Parque Nacional Los Alerces
La Hoya ©
La Hoya

4
nights
El Bolson

El Bolson ©
El Bolson tourism thrives largely thanks to the area's outstanding opportunities for fly fishing, river rafting, hiking, climbing, and cycling across a quiet landscape squeezed between two towering mountain ranges.
El Bolson is known for nature, shopping, outdoors, adventure, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glaciar del Hielo Azul, take in the dramatic scenery at La Catarata, contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Azul, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Lago Puelo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the El Bolson journey planning app .

You can drive from Esquel to El Bolson in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can take a bus to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Bolson

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Parque Nacional Lago Puelo, La Catarata, Bosque de las Sombras
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Lago Puelo ©
Parque Nacional Lago Puelo
Rio Azul ©
Rio Azul
Cerro Piltriquitron ©
Cerro Piltriquitron

8
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.
San Carlos de Bariloche is known for nature, winter sports, trails, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, take in the awesome beauty at Cerro Otto, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Circuito Chico.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche trip itinerary app .

You can take a bus from El Bolson to San Carlos de Bariloche in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Villa La Angostura.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Mirador Lago Traful in Villa Traful (about 1h 05 min away). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Nahuel Huapi Lake, browse the different shops at Estacion Patagonia - Anden de Compras, fly down the slopes at Cerro Bayo, and admire the sheer force of Cascada del Rio Bonito.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Villa La Angostura trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Carlos de Bariloche to Villa La Angostura takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Villa La Angostura sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in Villa La Angostura

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nahuel Huapi Lake, Mirador Lago Traful
Highlights from your plan
Nahuel Huapi Lake ©
Nahuel Huapi Lake
Rio Correntoso ©
Rio Correntoso
Mirador Lago Traful ©
Mirador Lago Traful

5
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.
Spend the 29th (Sun) exploring nature at Fitz Roy. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Laguna Torre, take in the dramatic natural features at Amanecer en El Chalten, look for all kinds of wild species at Los Huemules, and examine the collection at Encuentros con la Historia. Estancia Turistica.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, read our El Chalten trip builder site .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Villa La Angostura to El Chalten in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cerro Torre
Highlights from your plan
Fitz Roy ©
Fitz Roy
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Laguna Capri ©
Laguna Capri

6
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.
Spend the 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lago Argentino, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, look for gifts at La Despensa Espacio de Sabores, and take in the dramatic natural features at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the El Calafate trip itinerary planner.

Getting from El Chalten to El Calafate by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. October in El Calafate sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Seco and then explore the striking landscape at Perito Moreno Glacier. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Laguna de los Tres.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Glaciares National Park trip maker website .

Traveling by bus from El Calafate to Los Glaciares National Park takes 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

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

7
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.
Go for a jaunt from Ushuaia to Tierra del Fuego National Park to see Lago Roca about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tierra del Fuego National Park, explore the activities along Canal Beagle, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and see the interesting displays at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ushuaia trip maker .

Fly from Los Glaciares National Park to Ushuaia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Glaciares National Park in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ushuaia, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lago Roca
Highlights from your plan
Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle

6
nights
Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Madryn: Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio (in Trelew), Puerto Piramides (in Puerto Piramides) and Museo Casa del Poeta (in Gaiman). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Peninsula Valdes, look for all kinds of wild species at Punta Tombo, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Doradillo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Puerto Madryn online route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Ushuaia to Puerto Madryn takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio, Punta Tombo, Compania Mercantil de Chubut, Puerto Piramides, Museo Casa del Poeta
Highlights from your plan
Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes
Punta Tombo ©
Punta Tombo
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio ©

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