24 days in Argentina Itinerary

24 days in Argentina Itinerary

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1
Mendoza
— 2 nights
2
San Martin de los Andes
— 2 nights
3
Villa La Angostura
— 2 nights
4
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights
5
El Chalten
— 2 nights
6
El Calafate
— 3 nights
7
Ushuaia
— 2 nights
8
Puerto Madryn
— 3 nights
9
Mar del Plata
— 2 nights

2
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Mendoza

Mendoza ©
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bodega Ruca Malen and Bodega Roberto Bonfanti. Do some cultural sightseeing at Casa El Enemigo and Pulenta Estate Winery. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Bodega Carmelo Patti and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mendoza trip planner.

Madrid, Spain to Mendoza is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Madrid to Mendoza due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in January: high temperatures in Mendoza hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Casa El Enemigo
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Casa El Enemigo ©
Casa El Enemigo
Bodega Roberto Bonfanti ©
Bodega Roberto Bonfanti
Pulenta Estate Winery ©
Pulenta Estate Winery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Lolog, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias, and then kick back and relax at Playa Quila Quina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Lago Lacar and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerro Chapelco.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for San Martin de los Andes using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mendoza to San Martin de los Andes takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Villa La Angostura.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Lago Lolog ©
Lago Lolog
Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias ©
Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias
Lago Lacar ©
Lago Lacar

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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 23rd (Thu), delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Correntoso. On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at Museo Historico Regional de Villa La Angostura, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lago Espejo Grande, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Villa La Angostura holiday planner.

Getting from San Martin de los Andes to Villa La Angostura by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. January in Villa La Angostura sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Villa La Angostura

Parks Nature Tours
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Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes ©
Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes
Kayaking & Canoeing
Lago Espejo Grande ©
Lago Espejo Grande

3
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Sendero de los Arrayanes. Step off the beaten path and head to Refugio Frey and River Rafting & Tubing. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take a leisurely stroll along Puerto Panuelo, and identify plant and animal life at Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche road trip website.

You can drive from Villa La Angostura to San Carlos de Bariloche in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in San Carlos de Bariloche, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Sendero de los Arrayanes ©
Sendero de los Arrayanes
Fishing Charters & Tours
Refugio Frey ©
Refugio Frey

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Laguna Torre and Chorillo del Salto. Visiting Laguna Capri and Road to El Chalten will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Huemul, take in the awesome beauty at Glaciar Piedras Blancas, trek along Mirador del Torre, and get great views at El Mirador De Los Condores.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our El Chalten trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Outdoors
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El Mirador De Los Condores ©
El Mirador De Los Condores
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado ©
Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado

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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.
Get outdoors at Rios de Hielo and River Rafting & Tubing. Explore hidden gems such as Patagonia Profunda and Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno and look for gifts at Tribus Del Sur.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read El Calafate holiday planner.

Traveling by car from El Chalten to El Calafate takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in El Calafate can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Patagonia Profunda ©
Patagonia Profunda

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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.
On the 3rd (Mon), see the world from above with a helicopter tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Roca, thenappreciate the history behind Monumento Antiguos Pobladores de Ushuaia, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ushuaia Bay. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Isla Bridges, examine the collection at Antigua Casa de Gobierno, thensurround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally make a trip to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ushuaia day trip app.

Traveling by flight from El Calafate to Ushuaia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from El Calafate in February, plan for little chillier nights in Ushuaia, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Lago Roca
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Lago Roca ©
Lago Roca
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ushuaia Bay ©
Ushuaia Bay

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Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Step off the beaten path and head to Peninsula Valdes and Monument to the Welsh Settlers. Get in touch with nature at Loberia de Punta Loma and Playa El Doradillo. Step out of Puerto Madryn to go to Dos Pozos and see Punta Tombo, which is approximately 3 hours away. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and pause for some photo ops at Monumento al Quijote.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Madryn day trip planner.

You can fly from Ushuaia to Puerto Madryn in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Punta Tombo
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Loberia de Punta Loma ©
Loberia de Punta Loma
Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes
Playa El Doradillo ©
Playa El Doradillo

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Mar del Plata

Mar del Plata ©
Drenched in sunshine and fringed by wide expanses of sandy coastline, Mar del Plata stands out as one of Argentina's most popular vacation resorts.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mar del Plata Cathedral, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Stella Maris, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gruta de Lourdes, and finally contemplate the long history of Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mar del Plata attractions planner.

Getting from Puerto Madryn to Mar del Plata by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Mar del Plata are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Historic Sites
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Mar del Plata Cathedral ©
Mar del Plata Cathedral
Gruta de Lourdes ©
Gruta de Lourdes
Iglesia Stella Maris ©
Iglesia Stella Maris

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