11 days in Patagonia & Machu Picchu Itinerary

11 days in Patagonia & Machu Picchu Itinerary

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1
Ushuaia, Argentina
— 1 night
2
El Calafate, Argentina
— 1 night
3
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
— 1 night
4
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 2 nights
5
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 1 night

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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.
On the 31st (Fri), make a trip to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Tierra del Fuego National Park and then explore the activities along Canal Beagle.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ushuaia trip itinerary maker tool.

Doha, Qatar to Ushuaia is an approximately 34-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Doha to Ushuaia due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Doha in July; daily highs in Ushuaia reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

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Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle
Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina ©
Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina

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El Calafate, Argentina

El Calafate ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the El Calafate trip planner.

You can fly from Ushuaia to El Calafate in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in El Calafate sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in El Calafate

Nature Parks
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

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Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

Los Glaciares National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Los Glaciares National Park contains a giant ice cap that feeds 47 vast glaciers.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Seco and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Perito Moreno National Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Los Glaciares National Park itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by bus from El Calafate to Los Glaciares National Park takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Los Glaciares National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Perito Moreno National Park
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Perito Moreno National Park ©
Perito Moreno National Park
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

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 4th (Tue), hit the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis and then pause for some photo ops at Centro Civico. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Cerro Otto, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then trek along Circuito Chico.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche day trip planner.

Getting from Los Glaciares National Park to San Carlos de Bariloche by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Los Glaciares National Park in August, expect nights in San Carlos de Bariloche to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Cerro Otto ©
Cerro Otto
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Circuito Chico

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Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
On the 7th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then admire the natural beauty at Mandor.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Machu Picchu online holiday planner.

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to Machu Picchu by combination of bus and flight takes about 20.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche to Machu Picchu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Mandor ©
Mandor

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