19 days in Argentina Itinerary

19 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 45 min
1
Buenos Aires
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Mendoza
— 3 nights
Bus:  16 h 45 min
3
Cafayate
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
San Salvador de Jujuy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Purmamarca
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Salta
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Sao Paulo

4
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.
Visiting Parque 3 de Febrero and Reserva Natural Urbana will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Catedral de San Isidro and Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo. Explore Buenos Aires' surroundings by going to Delta El Tigre (in Tigre), Museo de La Plata (in La Plata) and Reserva Natural Punta Lara (in Ensenada). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento, get to know the resident critters at Temaiken Biopark, and see the interesting displays at Museo River Plate.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Buenos Aires is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in August: high temperatures in Buenos Aires hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Delta El Tigre, Temaiken Biopark, Reserva Natural Urbana, Museo de La Plata, Reserva Natural Punta Lara
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Delta El Tigre ©
Delta El Tigre
Catedral de San Isidro ©
Catedral de San Isidro
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento

3
nights
Mendoza

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 16th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de la Virgen de Lourdes, then explore by horseback at Los Pingos Horse Riding, then learn about winemaking at Bodega Tierras Altas, and finally contemplate the long history of Antigua Bodega Giol. Keep things going the next day: take in the history at Templo Sagrado Corazon, then head outdoors with El Camino de las 365 Curvas, and then identify plant and animal life at Reserva Natural Villavicencio.

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You can fly from Buenos Aires to Mendoza in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Buenos Aires in August since evenings lows in Mendoza dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cafayate.

Things to do in Mendoza

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Las Heras, Maipu
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Bodega Tierras Altas ©
Bodega Tierras Altas
El Camino de las 365 Curvas ©
El Camino de las 365 Curvas
Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience ©
Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience

1
night
Cafayate

Cafayate ©
Nestled in one of the country's major wine regions, Cafayate and the surrounding area remain a top vacation destination throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Los Castillos, take in the dramatic natural features at Las Ventanas, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Bodega El Porvenir de Cafayate, then explore the ancient world of Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes), and then examine the collection at Museo de la Vid y el Vino de Cafayate, Salta, Argentina.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mendoza to Cafayate takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Salvador de Jujuy.

Things to do in Cafayate

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes)
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Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas ©
Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas
Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes) ©
Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes)

2
nights
San Salvador de Jujuy

San Salvador de Jujuy ©
Near the edge of a canyon where northwestern Argentina's lowlands meet forested hills, San Salvador de Jujuy draws both nature lovers and those seeking culturally enriching experiences in a modern urban center.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Obispado de Jujuy, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy, then examine the collection at Cultural Center and Museum Pasquini Lopez, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Provincial Potrero de Yala. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo Fundacion Recrear, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Santa Barbara, then get engrossed in the history at Iglesia de San Francisco y Museo de Arte Sacro, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla del Buen Pastor, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Historico J.G. Lavalle.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Salvador de Jujuy driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Cafayate to San Salvador de Jujuy takes 5.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in San Salvador de Jujuy are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Purmamarca.

Things to do in San Salvador de Jujuy

Museums Wildlife Nature
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Museo Fundacion Recrear ©
Museo Fundacion Recrear
Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy ©
Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy
Iglesia de San Francisco y Museo de Arte Sacro ©

4
nights
Purmamarca

Purmamarca ©
With a population of just over 2,000, the small village of Purmamarca possesses a remote Andean charm, with its adobe houses and colorful market streets some of the most photogenic in the area.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Paseo de los Colorados and Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima. Visiting Cuesta de Lipan and The Hill of Seven Colors will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: admire nature's extreme beauty at Salinas Grandes, admire the landmark architecture of Cabildo de Purmamarca, take in the dramatic natural features at Cerro Morado, and don't miss a visit to Plaza 9 de Julio.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Purmamarca trip planner.

You can drive from San Salvador de Jujuy to Purmamarca in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Salta.

Things to do in Purmamarca

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Salinas Grandes
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Paseo de los Colorados ©
Paseo de los Colorados
Salinas Grandes ©
Salinas Grandes
Cuesta de Lipan ©
Cuesta de Lipan

3
nights
Salta

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Get some cultural insight at Immaculada Madre del Divino Corazon Eucaristico de Jesus and Museo Pajcha Arte Etnico. Take a break from the city and head to Alemania and Overland Salta. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Museo Guemes, explore the striking landscape at Ojo de Mar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Menor San Francisco, and get a new perspective on nature at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Salta tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Purmamarca to Salta by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Salta are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Tolar Grande
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Museo Guemes ©
Museo Guemes

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