21 days in Argentina, Chile & Amsterdam Itinerary

21 days in Argentina, Chile & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 day
2
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 2 nights
3
Ushuaia, Argentina
— 7 nights
4
El Calafate, Argentina
— 1 night
5
Puerto Williams, Chile
— 1 night
6
Punta Arenas, Chile
— 1 night
7
El Chalten, Argentina
— 2 nights

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), thencontemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and finally stop by The Jordaan.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam journey planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Amsterdam is an approximately 8-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in January, plan for cooler days in Amsterdam, with highs around °C, while nights are little chillier with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Nature Parks
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Begijnhof ©
Begijnhof
Herengracht ©
Herengracht

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Palo Blanco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Isidro, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Delta El Tigre, and finally take a stroll through Puerto Madero. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento, examine the collection at Fragata ARA, thentrot along with a tour on horseback, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Natural Urbana, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Lujan.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires attractions planning website.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Buenos Aires takes 17.5 hours. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Buenos Aires due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in January, with highs in Buenos Aires at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Basilica de Lujan, Reserva Natural Urbana, Delta El Tigre, Catedral de San Isidro, Palo Blanco
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Horseback Riding Tours
Basilica de Lujan ©
Basilica de Lujan
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento

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Ushuaia, Argentina

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.
Iglesia parroquial de Ushuaia and Iglesia de la Merced will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Canal Beagle and Isla Martillo. Get out of town with these interesting Ushuaia side-trips: Tolhuin (Sendero Laguna Negra, Cerro Jeujepen, &more) and Tierra del Fuego National Park (Senda Costera & Lago Roca). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Glacier Martial, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, explore the striking landscape of Tierra del Fuego National Park, and appreciate the history behind Plaza Malvinas.

To find where to stay and tourist information, use the Ushuaia attractions planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in January, with highs in Ushuaia at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tolhuin, Province of Tierra del Fuego, Tierra del Fuego National Park
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Glacier Martial ©
Glacier Martial
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle
Ushuaia Bay ©
Ushuaia Bay

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El Calafate, Argentina

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get outside with Enjoy!, have fun at Estancia 25 de Mayo, learn more about the world around you at Museo Regional Municipal de El Calafate, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus, thentake a stroll through Avenida Libertador, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at La Leona Petrified Forest, thensee Off-Road Tours, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our El Calafate day trip site.

Fly from Ushuaia to El Calafate in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ushuaia in January since evenings lows in El Calafate dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Puerto Williams.

Things to do in El Calafate

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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River Rafting & Tubing
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Onelli Glacier ©
Onelli Glacier

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Puerto Williams, Chile

Puerto Williams ©
Puerto Williams is a Chilean Village, port and naval base located on Isla Navarino facing the Beagle Channel. On the 13th (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Etnobotanico Omora, take a peaceful walk through Cerro Bandera, and then examine the collection at Martin Gusinde Anthropological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dientes de Navarino.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Puerto Williams road trip app.

Traveling by car from El Calafate to Puerto Williams takes 36 hours. Traveling from El Calafate in January, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Puerto Williams. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Puerto Williams

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Dientes de Navarino ©
Dientes de Navarino
Cerro Bandera ©
Cerro Bandera
Martin Gusinde Anthropological Museum ©
Martin Gusinde Anthropological Museum

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Punta Arenas, Chile

Punta Arenas ©
An erstwhile hub of the sheep wool industry, Punta Arenas has evolved into a gateway of sorts for hikers, cruise ship passengers, and adventure travelers heading out on the windswept lands of Chile's extreme southern reaches.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Cementerio Municipal, try your luck at Dreams Casino, head outdoors with Strait of Magellan, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Sagrado Corazon, thenmake a trip to Plaza de Armas, and finally hit the slopes at Club Andino Centro de Ski. On your second day here, sample the tasty concoctions at Cerveceria Hernando de Magallanes, look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva nacional Magallanes, head outdoors with Antarctica21, thenpause for some photo ops at Monumento Al Ovejero, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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You can drive from Puerto Williams to Punta Arenas in 30.5 hours. Traveling from Puerto Williams to Punta Arenas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January in Punta Arenas, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to El Chalten.

Things to do in Punta Arenas

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Cementerio Municipal ©
Cementerio Municipal
Reserva nacional Magallanes ©
Reserva nacional Magallanes
Club Andino Centro de Ski ©
Club Andino Centro de Ski

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El Chalten, Argentina

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fitz Roy and Laguna Torre. Step out of the city life by going to Laguna de los Tres and Los Huemules. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Chorillo del Salto, take in the awesome beauty at Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Capri.

Plan my day in El Chalten using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Punta Arenas to El Chalten takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Argentina Standard Time (ART) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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