27 days in Argentina Itinerary

27 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
— 2 nights
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Mendoza
— 4 nights
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 4 nights
Fly to El Calafate, Bus to El Chalten
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El Chalten
— 2 nights
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El Calafate
— 4 nights
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Ushuaia
— 4 nights
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Buenos Aires
— 6 nights
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Iguazu National Park — 2 nights

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 26th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Isla San Martin, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, and then identify plant and animal life at Salto Bernabe Mendez.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Iguazu National Park tour planner.

Bern, Switzerland to Iguazu National Park is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Bern to Iguazu National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Bern in December; daily highs in Iguazu National Park reach 36°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Mendoza.
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Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Mendoza — 4 nights

Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Go for a jaunt from Mendoza to Tupungato to see La Quebrada del Condor-Day Trip about 1h 15 min away. Dedicate the 29th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 30th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parque General San Martin, do a tasting at Bodega Renacer, make a trip to Plaza Independencia, and ponder the design of Fuente de los Continentes.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mendoza itinerary builder.

Getting from Iguazu National Park to Mendoza by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to fly to San Carlos de Bariloche.
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San Carlos de Bariloche — 4 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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro Otto, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Carlos de Bariloche online attractions planner.

You can fly from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Mendoza, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in San Carlos de Bariloche, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to El Chalten.
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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 5th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Fitz Roy. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Capri, hike along Laguna de los Tres, and then explore the activities along Laguna Torre.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read El Chalten online day trip planner.

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten by combination of flight and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can take a bus to El Calafate.
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El Calafate — 4 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Los Glaciares National Park (Glaciar Spegazzini & Perito Moreno Glacier). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, identify plant and animal life at Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal, and explore the activities along Lago Argentino.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the El Calafate trip itinerary planner.

Getting from El Chalten to El Calafate by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daytime highs in El Calafate are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to fly to Ushuaia.
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Ushuaia — 4 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 11th (Wed) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, see Off-Road Tours, stroll through Ushuaia Bay, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glacier Martial.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ushuaia trip planner.

You can 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 January, plan for little chillier nights in Ushuaia, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to fly to Buenos Aires.
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Buenos Aires — 6 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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cementerio de la Recoleta, appreciate the extensive heritage of La Boca, admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo, and wander the streets of Puerto Madero.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Buenos Aires trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Ushuaia in January; daily highs in Buenos Aires reach 33°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
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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.
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