12 days in Patagonia Itinerary

12 days in Patagonia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Glaciares National Park
— 2 nights
2
El Calafate
— 2 nights
3
El Chalten
— 2 nights
4
Ushuaia
— 2 nights
5
Puerto Madryn
— 3 nights

2
nights
Los Glaciares National Park

Los Glaciares National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Los Glaciares National Park contains a giant ice cap that feeds 47 vast glaciers.
On the 22nd (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Spegazzini and then explore the striking landscape at Perito Moreno National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna de los Tres.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Glaciares National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus. When traveling from Sao Paulo in February, plan for cooler days in Los Glaciares National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Perito Moreno National Park
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Laguna de los Tres ©
Laguna de los Tres
Perito Moreno National Park ©
Perito Moreno National Park
Glaciar Spegazzini ©
Glaciar Spegazzini

2
nights
El Calafate

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.
On the 24th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, head outdoors with Enjoy!, and then explore the activities along Lago Argentino.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the El Calafate day trip planning app.

Take a bus from Los Glaciares National Park to El Calafate in 3 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to El Chalten.

Things to do in El Calafate

Nature Parks Museums
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino
Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico ©
Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the activities along Laguna Capri and then take in the awesome beauty at Fitz Roy. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Chorillo del Salto, take in the awesome beauty at Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado, and then explore the activities along Laguna Torre.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the El Chalten trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from El Calafate to El Chalten in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Chalten

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Fitz Roy ©
Fitz Roy
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Laguna Capri ©
Laguna Capri

2
nights
Ushuaia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tierra del Fuego National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Laguna Esmeralda and then see the interesting displays at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ushuaia trip planner.

Traveling by flight from El Chalten to Ushuaia takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Ushuaia can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Nature Parks Museums
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Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle
Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia ©
Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia

3
nights
Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
On the 1st (Sun), engage your brain at Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanografico and then look for all kinds of wild species at Peninsula Valdes. On your second day here, deepen your understanding at Ecocentro, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then learn more about the world around you at Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Puerto Madryn online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ushuaia to Puerto Madryn in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio
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Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio ©
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio
Scuba & Snorkeling

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