10 days in Patagonia Itinerary

10 days in Patagonia Itinerary

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1
Puerto Madryn
— 1 night
2
El Calafate
— 2 nights
3
Los Glaciares National Park
— 2 nights
4
Ushuaia
— 2 nights

1
night
Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Punta Tombo. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanografico and then contemplate the waterfront views at Peninsula Valdes.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Madryn trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Puerto Madryn is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Lisbon to Puerto Madryn. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Punta Tombo
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Punta Tombo ©
Punta Tombo
Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, get outside with Enjoy!, and then explore the activities along Lago Argentino.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the El Calafate trip planning tool.

Getting from Puerto Madryn to El Calafate by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. December in El Calafate sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Los Glaciares National Park.

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
Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico ©
Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Spegazzini and then explore the striking landscape of Perito Moreno National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): hike along Laguna de los Tres.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Glaciares National Park day trip planning tool.

Traveling by bus from El Calafate to Los Glaciares National Park takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow 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 Spegazzini ©
Glaciar Spegazzini

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Tierra del Fuego National Park and then explore the activities along Canal Beagle. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glacier Martial, examine the collection at Museo del Fin del Mundo, and then examine the collection at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ushuaia online travel route planner.

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. Traveling from Los Glaciares National Park in January, Ushuaia is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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
Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia ©

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