16 days in Argentina Itinerary

16 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
San Martin de los Andes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Villa La Angostura
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
El Calafate
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Buenos Aires

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): trek along Cerro Colorado, thenget outside with Lago Lacar, thenhit the slopes at El Bosque de los Huskies, and finally admire the sheer force of Cascada del Arroyo Grande. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Cascada Vulignanco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Via Christi, and then kick back and relax at Playa Bonita.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Martin de los Andes trip itinerary maker website.

Buenos Aires to San Martin de los Andes is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Villa La Angostura.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Via Christi
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Lago Lacar ©
Lago Lacar
Via Christi ©
Via Christi
Cascada Vulignanco ©
Cascada Vulignanco

3
nights
Villa La Angostura

Villa La Angostura ©
A trip to Villa La Angostura leads to the lush "Garden of Patagonia," where the scenic backdrop features pristine forests, lakes, and mountains.
On the 5th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla Virgen Nina, thenget a new perspective on nature at Museo Historico Regional de Villa La Angostura, thenstep into the grandiose world of Residencia Messidor, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cabalgatas del Tero. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerros Negro & Monje Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Camping Puerto Arrayan, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque Sumergido.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Villa La Angostura trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Martin de los Andes to Villa La Angostura takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 0°C. You'll set off for San Carlos de Bariloche on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in Villa La Angostura

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Villa Traful
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Cabalgatas del Tero ©
Cabalgatas del Tero
Bosque Sumergido ©
Bosque Sumergido
Residencia Messidor ©
Residencia Messidor

5
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museo del Lago Gutierrez and Parroquia San Eduardo. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arelauquen Golf & Country Club and Llao Llao Golf. There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, hike along Sendero de los Arrayanes, stroll through Epic Bariloche, and kick back and relax at Playa Bonita.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche trip planner.

You can drive from Villa La Angostura to San Carlos de Bariloche in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in San Carlos de Bariloche are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. On the 12th (Sat), you'll travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Sendero de los Arrayanes ©
Sendero de los Arrayanes
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Enjoy! and Onelli Glacier. Visiting Parque Nacional Los Glaciares and River Rafting & Tubing will get you outdoors. Step out of El Calafate to go to Los Glaciares National Park and see Glaciar Spegazzini, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus, examine the collection at Museo Argentino del Juguete, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and look for gifts at Vellon Negro.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the El Calafate online itinerary planner.

Fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Calafate in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in September: highs in El Calafate hover around 8°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in El Calafate

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Glaciar Spegazzini
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
River Rafting & Tubing
Onelli Glacier ©
Onelli Glacier

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