13 days in Argentina Itinerary

13 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Start: Buenos Aires
1
Buenos Aires
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Mendoza
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Salta
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Iguazu National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Buenos Aires

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cemiterio de Recoleta and El Ateneo Grand Splendid. Saddle up on the 26th (Thu) and explore with a tour on horseback. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Puerto Madero, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, take a stroll through Calle Defensa, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Mayo.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Buenos Aires trip planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Jorge Newbery Airpark and Ministro Pistarini International Airport. In December in Buenos Aires, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Museo de los Ninos ©
Museo de los Ninos

2
nights
Mendoza

Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
On the 27th (Fri), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Museo Fundacional, don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, and then walk around Parque General San Martin.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mendoza route maker site.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Mendoza takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in December: highs in Mendoza hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salta.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries Tours Museums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Parque General San Martin ©
Parque General San Martin
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia

2
nights
Salta

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Virgen de los Tres Cerritos. On your second day here, make a trip to Plaza 9 de Julio, take an in-depth tour of MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Salta, thenmake a trip to Plaza Guemes, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro San Bernardo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salta trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Mendoza to Salta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Mendoza, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Salta, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Salta

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Cerro San Bernardo ©
Cerro San Bernardo
Basilica Menor San Francisco ©
Basilica Menor San Francisco
Cathedral of Salta ©
Cathedral of Salta

3
nights
Iguazu National Park

Iguazu National Park ©
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, and then step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Iguazu National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Salta to Iguazu National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salta in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Iguazu National Park, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Wanda Mines
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin
Isla San Martin ©
Isla San Martin

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