18 days in Argentina Itinerary

18 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Buenos Aires
— 3 nights
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Ushuaia
— 3 nights
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El Chalten
— 3 nights
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Villa La Angostura
— 1 night
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 4 nights

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires ©

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.
Visit Cemiterio de Recoleta and Catedral de San Isidro for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Parque 3 de Febrero and Plaza de Mayo. And it doesn't end there: visit Puerto Madero, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, wander the streets of Calle Defensa, and examine the collection at Museo River Plate.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Buenos Aires route tool.

London, UK to Buenos Aires is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Argentina Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in January, with highs in Buenos Aires at 33°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ushuaia.

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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Catedral de San Isidro ©
Catedral de San Isidro
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento

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Ushuaia

Ushuaia ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ushuaia Bay and Glaciar Martial. Take a break from the city and head to Lago Roca and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's much more to do: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Fin del Mundo, and contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Esmeralda.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ushuaia tour itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In January, Ushuaia is colder than Buenos Aires - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to El Chalten.

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Lago Roca ©
Lago Roca
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Glaciar Martial ©
Glaciar Martial

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Laguna Torre and Chorillo del Salto. Visiting Road to El Chalten and Glaciar Huemul will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: hike along Laguna de los Tres, take some stellar pictures from El Mirador De Los Condores, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Capri, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirador del Torre.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the El Chalten planning site.

Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to El Chalten takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Villa La Angostura.

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Glaciar Huemul ©
Glaciar Huemul
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Laguna de los Tres ©
Laguna de los Tres

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Villa La Angostura

Villa La Angostura ©

Garden of Patagonia

A trip to Villa La Angostura leads to the lush "Garden of Patagonia," where the scenic backdrop features pristine forests, lakes, and mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): engage your brain at Museo Historico Regional de Villa La Angostura, then whizz through the canopy at Canopy Cerro Bayo Rio Bonito, then identify plant and animal life at Bosque Sumergido, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabalgatas y Cuatriciclos Montahue. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada del Rio Bonito, discover the deep blue sea with Buceo VLA, and then get outside with Cascada Dora y Santa Ana.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Villa La Angostura holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from El Chalten to Villa La Angostura takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Villa La Angostura can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Villa La Angostura

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Canopy Cerro Bayo Rio Bonito ©
Canopy Cerro Bayo Rio Bonito
Cascada del Rio Bonito ©
Cascada del Rio Bonito
Bosque Sumergido ©
Bosque Sumergido

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Sendero de los Arrayanes and Playa Bonita. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo del Lago Gutierrez and Monumento Historico Municipal Capilla La Inmaculada. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia San Eduardo, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Garganta del Diablo, and head outdoors with Canopy.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Carlos de Bariloche day trip planning tool.

Getting from Villa La Angostura to San Carlos de Bariloche by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. January in San Carlos de Bariloche sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

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Playa Bonita ©
Playa Bonita
Sendero de los Arrayanes ©
Sendero de los Arrayanes
Kayaking & Canoeing

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