6 days in Patagonia Itinerary

6 days in Patagonia Itinerary

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6 days in Patagonia Itinerary

Start: Santa Ana
Drive + Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
San Martin de los Andes
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  7​h 15​min
3
El Chalten
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  28​h
End: Santa Ana

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San Martin de los Andes

San Martin de los Andes ©
Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
On the 5th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada del Arroyo Grande, stop by De la Montana, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Quila Quina.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Martin de los Andes route maker app .

Santa Ana, USA to San Martin de los Andes is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Santa Ana to San Martin de los Andes due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Playa Quila Quina ©
Playa Quila Quina
De la Montana ©
De la Montana

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San Carlos de Bariloche

San Carlos de Bariloche ©
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.
On the 6th (Mon), hike along Circuito Chico and then take in panoramic vistas at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Carlos de Bariloche trip planner.

Getting from San Martin de los Andes to San Carlos de Bariloche by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in San Carlos de Bariloche can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Trails Nature
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Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

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El Chalten

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cerro Fitz Roy. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna Torre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna de los Tres, and then stop by Marcopolo Bookstore.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our El Chalten online driving holiday planner .

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Trails Outdoors

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

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