9 days in Buenos Aires & El Calafate Itinerary

9 days in Buenos Aires & El Calafate Itinerary

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9 days in Buenos Aires & El Calafate Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  3​h
1
Buenos Aires
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
El Calafate
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Sao Paulo

4
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.
Buenos Aires is known for nightlife, museums, parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, wander the streets of Puerto Madero, and shop like a local with El Ateneo Grand Splendid.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires online journey maker .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Buenos Aires is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in October, expect Buenos Aires to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sun) before leaving for El Calafate.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Calle Defensa ©
Calle Defensa

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Los Glaciares National Park (Glaciar Seco & Glaciar Spegazzini). Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno, stop by Vellon Negro, examine the collection at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, and hunt for treasures at Paseo de Los Artesanos.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the El Calafate online attractions planner .

Getting from Buenos Aires to El Calafate by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in October, you will find days in El Calafate are cooler (9°C), and nights are a bit cooler (8°C). You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in El Calafate

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Los Glaciares National Park
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Glaciar Spegazzini ©
Glaciar Spegazzini
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

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