29 days in Argentina Itinerary

29 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Trelew
— 1 day
2
Ushuaia
— 3 nights
3
El Calafate
— 3 nights
4
Los Glaciares National Park
— 1 night
5
El Chalten
— 3 nights
6
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 2 nights
7
Salta
— 1 night
8
Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
9
Mendoza
— 2 nights
10
Buenos Aires
— 6 nights

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Trelew

Trelew ©
Founded in 1886 by Welsh settlers, Trelew boasts a rich history and cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Valle de Los Altares, thengain insight at Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio, and then try your luck at Casino Club Trelew.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Trelew holiday planner.

Nassau, Bahamas to Trelew is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Nassau to Trelew, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Trelew when traveling from Nassau in December, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Trelew

Nature Parks Casinos
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Valle de Los Altares ©
Valle de Los Altares
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio ©
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio
Casino Club Trelew ©
Casino Club Trelew

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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.
Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Beagle, take in the awesome beauty at Glacier Martial, explore the landscape on two wheels at Ushuaia Bay, and see the interesting displays at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ushuaia trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Trelew to Ushuaia. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Trelew in December: highs in Ushuaia hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can 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
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle
Glacier Martial ©
Glacier Martial

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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 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Enjoy!, wander the streets of Avenida Libertador, explore the striking landscape at Onelli Glacier, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Paseo de Los Artesanos.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read El Calafate online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to El Calafate takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in El Calafate when traveling from Ushuaia in December, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) 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
Climbing Tours
Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal ©
Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Seco and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Perito Moreno National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Glaciares National Park trip planner.

Traveling by bus from El Calafate to Los Glaciares National Park takes 3 hours. December in Los Glaciares National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can take a bus to El Chalten.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Perito Moreno National Park
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Perito Moreno National Park ©
Perito Moreno National Park
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

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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.
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, explore the activities along Laguna Capri, stop by Marcopolo Bookstore, and get great views at El Mirador De Los Condores.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read El Chalten travel planner.

You can take a bus from Los Glaciares National Park to El Chalten in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Chalten

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

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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.
San Carlos de Bariloche is known for nature, winter sports, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, stroll through Catedral Alta Patagonis, take in the awesome beauty at Ventisquero Negro, and take in the dramatic scenery at Garganta del Diablo.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Carlos de Bariloche trip website.

Getting from El Chalten to San Carlos de Bariloche by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Salta.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

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

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Salta

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
On the 25th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Menor San Francisco, make a trip to Plaza 9 de Julio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Salta, thenlearn more about the world around you at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, and finally admire the striking features of Centro Cultural America. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento San Bernardo, take in the awesome beauty at Cerro San Bernardo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de La Candelaria de La Vina, and finally hunt for treasures at Mercado Artesanal Tradicional.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Salta trip builder.

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Salta takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in December, expect Salta to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Basilica Menor San Francisco ©
Basilica Menor San Francisco
Cathedral of Salta ©
Cathedral of Salta
Convento San Bernardo ©
Convento San Bernardo

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Jardin de los Picaflores and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Guiraoga, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, and then identify plant and animal life at Salto Bernabe Mendez.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Iguazu National Park trip builder tool.

You can fly from Salta to Iguazu National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salta in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Iguazu National Park, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Puerto Iguazu
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mendoza: San Rafael (Embalse los reyunos & Canon del Atuel). There's lots more to do: walk around Parque General San Martin, make a trip to Plaza Independencia, do a tasting at Bodega Ruca Malen, and take in panoramic vistas at Terraza Jardin Mirador.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mendoza route tool.

You can fly from Iguazu National Park to Mendoza in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Mendoza

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

San Rafael
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Parque General San Martin ©
Parque General San Martin
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Bodega Ruca Malen ©
Bodega Ruca Malen

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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: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and get a taste of the local shopping with Palermo.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Mendoza to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mendoza in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Buenos Aires: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Plaza de Mayo ©
Plaza de Mayo

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