10 days in Buenos Aires & El Calafate Itinerary

10 days in Buenos Aires & El Calafate Itinerary

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10 days in Buenos Aires & El Calafate Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Buenos Aires
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
El Calafate
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

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.
You've added Jardin Japones, Casa Rosada, San Telmo, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento and Curutchet House. Change things up with these side-trips from Buenos Aires: La Plata (Palacio Municipal, Plaza Moreno, & more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Recoleta Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Nuestra Senora del Rosario, walk around Rosedal De Palermo, and see the interesting displays at Centro Ana Frank.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires tour planner .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Buenos Aires is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October, with highs in Buenos Aires at 24°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

La Plata, Delta El Tigre
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento
Delta El Tigre ©
Delta El Tigre

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Enjoy! and Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus. Spend the 19th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino, browse the eclectic array of goods at Paseo de Los Artesanos, and experience the excitement of Estancia 25 de Mayo.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our El Calafate journey maker .

You can fly from Buenos Aires to El Calafate in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in October, plan for colder days in El Calafate, with highs around 9°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus ©
Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus
Avenida Libertador ©
Avenida Libertador

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