12 days in Buenos Aires, Salta & Montevideo Itinerary

12 days in Buenos Aires, Salta & Montevideo Itinerary

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12 days in Buenos Aires, Salta & Montevideo Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
1
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Salta, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 3 nights
End: Montevideo, Uruguay

5
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

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 now added Mercado de San Telmo to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Reserva Natural Urbana and Las Costanera Publica. Escape the urban bustle at Reserva Natural Otamendi and Horseback Riding Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Buenos Aires: Plaza Moreno (in La Plata) and Delta Terra Natural Reserve (in Tigre). There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Museo Evita, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar, and admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires day trip planner.

If you are flying in from Chile, the closest major airports are Jorge Newbery Airpark and Ministro Pistarini International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Salta.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Delta Terra Natural Reserve, Reserva Natural Urbana, Parque Nacional Ciervo de los Pantanos, Las Costanera Publica, Racing Club
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Las Costanera Publica ©
Las Costanera Publica
Lagos de Palermo ©
Lagos de Palermo
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

3
nights
Salta, Argentina

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
On the 28th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Polygon A Ecological Reserve, trot along with a tour on horseback, then make a trip to Plaza 9 de Julio, and finally don't miss a visit to Iglesia Nuestra Senora de La Candelaria de La Vina. On your second day here, take a peaceful walk through Quebrada de San Lorenzo, identify plant and animal life at Reserva del Huaico, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Pajcha Arte Etnico.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Salta route builder website .

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Salta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Buenos Aires in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Salta. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Salta

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

San Lorenzo, Horseback Riding Tours
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Quebrada de San Lorenzo ©
Quebrada de San Lorenzo
Horseback Riding Tours
Dique Cabra Corral ©
Dique Cabra Corral

3
nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Artigas Mausoleum, then stroll through Cuchilla alta, then do a tasting at Pizzorno Family Estates, and finally admire the majestic nature at El Rosedal.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Montevideo road trip app .

You can fly from Salta to Montevideo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Canelones, Playa Solanas, Playa Costa Azul Canelones
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Playa Costa Azul Canelones ©
Playa Costa Azul Canelones
El Rosedal ©
El Rosedal
Pizzorno Family Estates ©
Pizzorno Family Estates

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