57 days in Argentina Itinerary

57 days in Argentina Itinerary

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1
Ushuaia
— 5 nights
2
El Calafate
— 2 nights
3
El Chalten
— 3 nights
4
Puerto Madryn
— 4 nights
5
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 6 nights
6
Mendoza
— 6 nights
7
Cordoba
— 5 nights
8
Cafayate
— 3 nights
9
Purmamarca
— 3 nights
10
Humahuaca
— 2 nights
11
Salta
— 6 nights
12
Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
13
Buenos Aires
— 8 nights

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.
Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerro Castor (Castor Mount), see Off-Road Tours, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Beagle.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ushuaia trip app.

Wellington, New Zealand to Ushuaia is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Wellington to Ushuaia, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Ushuaia is little chillier than Wellington - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Cerro Castor (Castor Mount) ©
Cerro Castor (Castor Mount)
Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia ©

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): head outdoors with Enjoy!, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino, and then see the interesting displays at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center and then take in the dramatic natural features at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our El Calafate itinerary maker website.

Fly from Ushuaia to El Calafate in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. August in El Calafate sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to El Chalten.

Things to do in El Calafate

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico ©
Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino

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: trek along Laguna de los Tres, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fitz Roy, appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre, and identify plant and animal life at Paso de Viento.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our El Chalten day trip planning tool.

You can drive from El Calafate to El Chalten in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Laguna de los Tres
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Laguna de los Tres ©
Laguna de los Tres
Fitz Roy ©
Fitz Roy
Laguna Capri ©
Laguna Capri

4
nights
Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Madryn side-trips: Museo Historico Regional de Gaiman (in Gaiman) and Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio (in Trelew). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Peninsula Valdes, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Playa La Cantera, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Doradillo.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to Puerto Madryn takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Museo Historico Regional de Gaiman, Yellow Submarine, Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio
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Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio ©
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio
Playa El Doradillo ©
Playa El Doradillo

6
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.
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To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche trip planner.

Getting from Puerto Madryn to San Carlos de Bariloche by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in San Carlos de Bariloche are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

6
nights
Mendoza

Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mendoza: Tupungato (Finca Sophenia & Valle de Uco). On the 29th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Dedicate the 26th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Bodega La Azul, explore by horseback at Los Pingos Horse Riding, make a trip to Plaza Independencia, and walk around Parque General San Martin.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mendoza tour itinerary planner.

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to Mendoza by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in August, things will get a bit warmer in Mendoza: highs are around 22°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Tupungato
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Food Tours
Wine Tours & Tastings
Parque General San Martin ©
Parque General San Martin

5
nights
Cordoba

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Cordoba is known for historic sites, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, see the interesting displays at Capilla Domestica Compania de Jesus, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Parque del Kempes.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cordoba trip planner.

You can fly from Mendoza to Cordoba in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mendoza in August: highs in Cordoba hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cafayate.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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Museo Historico UNC  Manzana Jesuitica ©
Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica
Paseo del Buen Pastor ©
Paseo del Buen Pastor

3
nights
Cafayate

Cafayate ©
Nestled in one of the country's major wine regions, Cafayate and the surrounding area remain a top vacation destination throughout the year.
Step out of Cafayate with an excursion to Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes) in Amaicha del Valle--about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas, admire the sheer force of Cascadas del Rio Colorado, explore the striking landscape at Garganta del Diablo Salta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Nuestra Senora del Rosario.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cafayate tour itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Cordoba to Cafayate in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Purmamarca.

Things to do in Cafayate

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes), Cielo Antiguo Ceramica Artesanal
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Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas ©
Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas
Garganta del Diablo Salta ©
Garganta del Diablo Salta
Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes) ©
Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes)

3
nights
Purmamarca

Purmamarca ©
With a population of just over 2,000, the small village of Purmamarca possesses a remote Andean charm, with its adobe houses and colorful market streets some of the most photogenic in the area.
Purmamarca is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Hill of Seven Colors, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima, look for gifts at Tejidos Llama Negra, and take in the pleasant sights at Cuesta de Lipan.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Purmamarca road trip planner.

Drive from Cafayate to Purmamarca in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Humahuaca.

Things to do in Purmamarca

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Salinas Grandes
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The Hill of Seven Colors ©
The Hill of Seven Colors
Salinas Grandes ©
Salinas Grandes
Cuesta de Lipan ©
Cuesta de Lipan

2
nights
Humahuaca

Humahuaca ©
The largest settlement in the Quebrada de Humahuaca, Humahuaca allows for thorough exploration of the colorful valley that links the high Andean lands and the temperate plains of southeastern South America.
On the 12th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Francisco de Paula, then take in the dramatic natural features at Quebrada de Humahuaca, then take in the dramatic natural features at Quebrada de las Senoritas, and finally appreciate the history behind Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Serranía de Hornocal and then don't miss a visit to Plaza Dr. Ernesto Padilla.

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You can drive from Purmamarca to Humahuaca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Salta.

Things to do in Humahuaca

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Uquia
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Serranía de Hornocal ©
Serranía de Hornocal
Quebrada de Humahuaca ©
Quebrada de Humahuaca
Quebrada de las Senoritas ©
Quebrada de las Senoritas

6
nights
Salta

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Dedicate the 16th (Wed) to wine at Andes Challenge. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, learn the secrets of beer at Salta Free Tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Virgen de los Tres Cerritos, and explore the striking landscape at Ojo de Mar.

Plan a Salta trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Humahuaca to Salta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Salta sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Salta

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ojo de Mar
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Salta Free Tour ©
Salta Free Tour
Basilica Menor San Francisco ©
Basilica Menor San Francisco
Cathedral of Salta ©
Cathedral of Salta

2
nights
Iguazu National Park

Iguazu National Park ©
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez, then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, and then step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Iguazu National Park online vacation builder.

You can fly from Salta to Iguazu National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Salta in September: high temperatures in Iguazu National Park hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez

8
nights
Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires ©
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.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada, take a stroll through Puerto Madero, and admire the landmark architecture of El Ateneo Grand Splendid.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires road trip site.

You can fly from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Iguazu National Park in September, with highs in Buenos Aires at 20°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes ©
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

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