16 days in Argentina Itinerary

16 days in Argentina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Argentina holiday planner

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Mendoza
— 3 nights
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Ushuaia
— 3 nights
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Trelew
— 3 nights
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Buenos Aires
— 3 nights
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Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
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Mendoza

— 3 nights
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Dedicate the 21st (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: walk around Parque General San Martin, do a tasting at Bodega Roberto Bonfanti, admire the landmark architecture of Colegio Nacional Agustin Alvarez, and stop by Vinoteca Dos Puntos.

Plan trip to Mendoza with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

London, UK to Mendoza is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Argentina Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from London in August, things will get slightly colder in Mendoza: highs are around 22°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to fly to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:

Ushuaia

— 3 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 24th (Tue) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Cerro Castor (Castor Mount), examine the collection at Antigua Casa de Gobierno, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and take in the exciting artwork at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ushuaia journey planner.

Getting from Mendoza to Ushuaia by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Mendoza in August, you will find days in Ushuaia are cooler (5°C), and nights are little chillier (0°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Trelew.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:

Trelew

— 3 nights
Founded in 1886 by Welsh settlers, Trelew boasts a rich history and cultural heritage.
Venture out of the city with trips to Compania Mercantil de Chubut (in Dolavon), Florentino Ameghino Dam (in Dique Florentino Ameghino) and Valle de Los Altares (in Los Altares). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio, try to win big at Casino Club Trelew, see the interesting displays at Museo Pueblo de Luis, and kick back and relax at Playa Union.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Trelew sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ushuaia to Trelew. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ushuaia in August; daily highs in Trelew reach 17°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Trelew

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:

Buenos Aires

— 3 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.
On the 30th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, then take a stroll through Recoleta, then get a taste of the local shopping with Puerto Madero, and finally ponder the world of politics at Casa Rosada. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Japones, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

For where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires driving holiday tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Trelew to Buenos Aires. Traveling from Trelew in August, Buenos Aires is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 1:

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.
On the 1st (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Iguazu National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Iguazu National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:

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.