34 days in Patagonia Itinerary

34 days in Patagonia Itinerary

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1
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 4 nights
2
San Martin de los Andes
— 5 nights
3
Villa Traful
— 1 night
4
Puerto Madryn
— 3 nights
5
El Chalten
— 3 nights
6
El Calafate
— 5 nights
7
Los Glaciares National Park
— 2 nights
8
Ushuaia
— 5 nights

4
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.
San Carlos de Bariloche is known for nature, winter sports, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, don't miss a visit to Centro Civico, and take a leisurely stroll along Isla Victoria.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Carlos de Bariloche sightseeing planning site.

Perth, Australia to San Carlos de Bariloche is an approximately 34-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Perth to San Carlos de Bariloche. Traveling from Perth in February, expect San Carlos de Bariloche to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico
Cerro Otto ©
Cerro Otto

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Martin de los Andes: Lanín (in Junin de los Andes) and Lago Espejo Grande (in Villa La Angostura). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Route of the Seven Lakes, cast your line with a fishing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Quila Quina, and contemplate the waterfront views at Peninsula de Yuco.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Martin de los Andes attractions planner.

Traveling by car from San Carlos de Bariloche to San Martin de los Andes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Villa Traful.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

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Side Trips

Lanín, Lago Espejo Grande
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Lanín ©
Lanín
Route of the Seven Lakes ©
Route of the Seven Lakes
Playa Quila Quina ©
Playa Quila Quina

1
night
Villa Traful

Villa Traful ©
Villa Traful is a hamlet of the Argentine province of Neuquén located at the shore of the Traful Lake, at 720 metres above mean sea level. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerros Negro & Monje Trail, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Camping Puerto Arrayan, and then take some stellar pictures from Mirador Lago Traful.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Villa Traful trip planner.

You can drive from San Martin de los Andes to Villa Traful in 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Villa Traful

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Mirador Lago Traful ©
Mirador Lago Traful

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Puerto Madryn: Trelew (Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio & Museo Pueblo de Luis). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Punta Tombo, stroll through Playa El Doradillo, engage your brain at Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanografico, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Puerto Madryn driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Villa Traful to Puerto Madryn in 11 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Trelew, Punta Tombo
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Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes
Punta Tombo ©
Punta Tombo
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio ©
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio

3
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.
El Chalten is known for nature, historic sites, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Fitz Roy, trek along Paso de Viento, stop by Marcopolo Bookstore, and take in the dramatic scenery at Chorillo del Salto.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the El Chalten trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Madryn to El Chalten takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Fitz Roy ©
Fitz Roy
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Laguna Capri ©
Laguna Capri

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.
Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno, stop by Vellon Negro, get a new perspective on nature at Museo Regional Municipal de El Calafate, and see the interesting displays at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read El Calafate attractions planner.

You can drive from El Chalten to El Calafate in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in El Calafate are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in El Calafate

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

2
nights
Los Glaciares National Park

Los Glaciares National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Los Glaciares National Park contains a giant ice cap that feeds 47 vast glaciers.
On the 8th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Seco and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Perito Moreno National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): trek along Laguna de los Tres.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Glaciares National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from El Calafate to Los Glaciares National Park in 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Perito Moreno National Park
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Laguna de los Tres ©
Laguna de los Tres
Perito Moreno National Park ©
Perito Moreno National Park
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

5
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.
When in Ushuaia, make a side trip to see Lago Roca in Tierra del Fuego National Park, approximately Tierra del Fuego National Park away. Spend the 10th (Tue) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle, see the interesting displays at Museo del Fin del Mundo, make a trip to Les Éclaireurs Lighthouse, and take in the awesome beauty at Glacier Martial.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ushuaia trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Los Glaciares National Park to Ushuaia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Los Glaciares National Park in March since evenings lows in Ushuaia dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lago Roca
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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 ©
Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia

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