8 days in Patagonia Itinerary

8 days in Patagonia Itinerary

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8 days in Patagonia Itinerary

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

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.
On the 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Monumento Historico Municipal Capilla La Inmaculada and then take in the awesome beauty at Cerro Otto. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis and then buy something for everyone on your list at Galeria del Sol.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche route planner .

Buenos Aires to San Carlos de Bariloche is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in May, expect San Carlos de Bariloche to be a bit cooler, temps between 12°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

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 14th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Seco and then take in the dramatic natural features at Perito Moreno Glacier.

Plan my trip to Los Glaciares National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Los Glaciares National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in May, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Los Glaciares National Park: temperatures range from 6°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Nature Parks
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Perito Moreno Glacier ©
Perito Moreno Glacier
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

2
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.
On the 15th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Av del Libertador, then examine the collection at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino.

Make your El Calafate itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a bus from Los Glaciares National Park to El Calafate in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Nature Parks Museums
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino
Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Faro Les Eclaireurs, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, then examine the collection at Museo del Fin del Mundo, and finally experience the excitement of Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ushuaia trip planner .

You can fly from El Calafate to Ushuaia in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Ushuaia when traveling from El Calafate in May, with lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Nature Parks Museums
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Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle

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