15 days in Argentina Itinerary

15 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Fly to Foz do Iguacu, Bus to Iguazu National Park
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Iguazu National Park
— 1 night
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights
Fly to El Calafate, Bus to El Chalten
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El Chalten
— 2 nights
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El Calafate
— 1 night
Fly
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Ushuaia
— 3 nights
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Buenos Aires
— 4 nights
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Iguazu National Park

— 1 night
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Isla San Martin, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Salto Bernabe Mendez.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Iguazu National Park online road trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Iguazu National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Sao Paulo in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Iguazu National Park, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to fly to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 29:

San Carlos de Bariloche

— 3 nights
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.
San Carlos de Bariloche is known for nature, winter sports, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Nahuel Huapi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerro Otto, and hike along Circuito Chico.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Carlos de Bariloche trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Iguazu National Park to San Carlos de Bariloche in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Iguazu National Park in January, expect nights in San Carlos de Bariloche to be colder, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 1:

El Chalten

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Capri, then trek along Laguna de los Tres, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from El Mirador De Los Condores and then take in the awesome beauty at Fitz Roy.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the El Chalten trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trip

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El Calafate

— 1 night
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.
On the 4th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino and then cast your line with Estancia Cristina.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the El Calafate visit planner.

Take a bus from El Chalten to El Calafate in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. February in El Calafate sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can fly to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
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Ushuaia

— 3 nights

End of the World

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.
Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Fin del Mundo, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and stroll through Ushuaia Bay.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ushuaia online day trip planner.

Fly from El Calafate to Ushuaia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from El Calafate in February, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Ushuaia. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to fly to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping
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Buenos Aires

— 4 nights

Queen of La Plata

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.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo, and explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires visit planner.

Getting from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Ushuaia in February, expect Buenos Aires to be much warmer, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 11:

Argentina travel guide

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Landmarks · Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums
Land of Contrasts
Home to the highest and lowest points in South America, diverse Argentina enthralls visitors with its contrasting landscapes and rich cultural heritage. A tour of Argentina reveals a sprawling land of fiercely proud and hardworking gauchos, the legendary cowboys of South America's pampas. A vacation in Argentina also leads you to giant urban centers, filled with modern tourist attractions that include fine restaurants, award-winning museums, and renowned public parks, gardens, and zoos. Away from big cities, Argentina sightseeing combines visits to mighty waterfalls situated inside World Heritage-listed national parks in the north of the country, with excursions to icy glaciers in the south.