19 days in Patagonia Itinerary

19 days in Patagonia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Puerto Madryn
— 3 nights
2
Ushuaia
— 4 nights
3
El Calafate
— 3 nights
4
El Chalten
— 2 nights
5
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puerto Madryn: Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio (in Trelew), Compania Mercantil de Chubut (in Dolavon) and Punta Tombo (in Dos Pozos). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Peninsula Valdes, engage your brain at Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanografico, deepen your understanding at Ecocentro, and kick back and relax at Playa El Doradillo.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Madryn day trip site.

Baden-Baden, Germany to Puerto Madryn is an approximately 28-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Baden-Baden to Puerto Madryn is minus 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio, Compania Mercantil de Chubut, Punta Tombo
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Punta Tombo ©
Punta Tombo
Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio ©
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio

4
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.
Ushuaia is known for nature, museums, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tierra del Fuego National Park, hike along Glacier Martial, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, and tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ushuaia tour itinerary planning app.

Fly from Puerto Madryn to Ushuaia in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Ushuaia can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Tours
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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 ©

3
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.
Spend the 4th (Mon) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno, examine the collection at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, explore the activities along Lago Argentino, and head outdoors with Enjoy!.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our El Calafate trip maker.

Getting from Ushuaia to El Calafate by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ushuaia in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in El Calafate, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to El Chalten.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Museums
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino

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.
On the 7th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fitz Roy and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna de los Tres. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at El Mirador De Los Condores, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Capri, thentake in the awesome beauty at Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Laguna Torre.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our El Chalten trip planner.

Traveling by car from El Calafate to El Chalten takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Laguna de los Tres
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Fitz Roy ©
Fitz Roy
Laguna de los Tres ©
Laguna de los Tres
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre

3
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.
Spend the 9th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. And it doesn't end there: hike along Circuito Chico, make a trip to Centro Civico, fly down the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, and take some stellar pictures from Cerro Otto.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Carlos de Bariloche trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from El Chalten to San Carlos de Bariloche by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. January in San Carlos de Bariloche sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis

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