12 days in Argentina Itinerary

12 days in Argentina Itinerary

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12 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
1
Cordoba
— Few hours
2
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  7​h 15​min
3
El Chalten
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
4
El Calafate
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
5
Ushuaia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Buenos Aires

few
hours
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Paseo del Buen Pastor, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, and then take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cordoba day trip planning app .

Buenos Aires to Cordoba is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Buenos Aires, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums
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Museo Historico UNC  Manzana Jesuitica ©
Paseo del Buen Pastor ©
Paseo del Buen Pastor
Iglesia de Los Capuchinos ©
Iglesia de Los Capuchinos

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi and Cerro Tronador. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Circuito Chico, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, hit the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, and pause for some photo ops at Centro Civico.

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Traveling by flight from Cordoba to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in April, plan for much colder nights in San Carlos de Bariloche, with lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

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

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Cerro Fitz Roy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): stop by Marcopolo Bookstore, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Torre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna de los Tres.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the El Chalten trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Laguna de los Tres
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Cerro Fitz Roy ©
Cerro Fitz Roy
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Parque Nacional Los Glaciares and Lago Argentino. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Enjoy!, wander the streets of Av del Libertador, look for all kinds of wild species at Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal, and look for gifts at El Galpon de Don Emilio.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our El Calafate trip maker app .

Traveling by bus from El Chalten to El Calafate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino
Climbing Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Glacier Martial and then explore the activities along Canal Beagle.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ushuaia trip maker site .

Fly from El Calafate to Ushuaia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from El Calafate in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ushuaia, with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Trails
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Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego ©
Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego
Glacier Martial ©
Glacier Martial
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle

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