8 days in Patagonia Itinerary

8 days in Patagonia Itinerary

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8 days in Patagonia Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Puerto Madryn
— Few hours
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Ushuaia
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
El Calafate
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
4
Los Glaciares National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Buenos Aires

few
hours
Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Muelle Luis Piedra Buena and then kick back and relax at Playa El Doradillo.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Madryn online itinerary 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Playa El Doradillo ©
Playa El Doradillo
Muelle Luis Piedra Buena ©
Muelle Luis Piedra Buena

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.
On the 17th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tierra del Fuego National Park and then make a trip to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia, examine the collection at Museo del Fin del Mundo, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, and finally make a trip to Les Éclaireurs Lighthouse.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ushuaia vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Puerto Madryn to Ushuaia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. November in Ushuaia sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): stroll through Parque Nacional Los Glaciares.

Plan my day in El Calafate using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Ushuaia to El Calafate in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ushuaia in November since evenings lows in El Calafate dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Seco and then explore the striking landscape at Perito Moreno Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna de los Tres.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Glaciares National Park online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a bus from El Calafate to Los Glaciares National Park in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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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 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo del Lago Gutierrez, hit the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, and then pause for some photo ops at Centro Civico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Circuito Chico and then take in panoramic vistas at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche tour planner .

You can 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 November, you will find days in San Carlos de Bariloche are a bit warmer (21°C), and nights are slightly colder (3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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

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