19 days in Argentina & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

19 days in Argentina & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

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19 days in Argentina & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  14 h
1
Mendoza, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
El Calafate, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Ushuaia, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
6
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

2
nights
Mendoza, Argentina

Mendoza ©
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Museo del vino and Museo Nacional Del Vino y la Vendimia will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bodega Tierras Altas and Bodega Carmelo Patti. Step out of Mendoza to go to Maipu and see Bodega CarinaE, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Los Pingos Horse Riding, learn about winemaking at Bodega Benegas, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario de la Virgen de Lourdes, and steep yourself in history at Antigua Bodega Giol.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mendoza vacation planning website .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Mendoza is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Juan to Mendoza, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Juan in February, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Mendoza. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries Parks Museums

Side Trip

Maipu
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Bodega Tierras Altas ©
Bodega Tierras Altas
Bodega Carmelo Patti ©
Bodega Carmelo Patti
Bodega Renacer ©
Bodega Renacer

3
nights
El Calafate, Argentina

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like River Rafting & Tubing and El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center. Step out of the city life by going to Enjoy! and Walichu Caves. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo Argentino del Juguete, see Off-Road Tours, explore the striking landscape at Onelli Glacier, and wander the streets of Avenida Libertador.

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Getting from Mendoza to El Calafate by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mendoza in February, you will find days in El Calafate are colder (17°C), and nights are little chillier (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Ushuaia, Argentina

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glaciar Martial and Ushuaia Bay. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Tierra del Fuego National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Ushuaia: Tierra del Fuego National Park (Unidad Postal Del Fin Mundo & Lago Roca). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Isla de Los Pajaros, pause for some photo ops at Monumento Antiguos Pobladores de Ushuaia, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Vinciguerra.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ushuaia itinerary planning website .

You can fly from El Calafate to Ushuaia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from El Calafate in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ushuaia, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tierra del Fuego National Park, Glaciar Martial
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Glaciar Martial ©
Glaciar Martial
Ushuaia Bay ©
Ushuaia Bay

5
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

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.
Appreciate the collections at Museo de La Plata and Museo Del Bicentenario. Visit Cemiterio de Recoleta and Basilica de Lujan for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Buenos Aires: Reserva Natural Urbana (in Castelar), San Isidro (Villa Ocampo & Catedral de San Isidro) and Slow Delta (in Tigre). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento, trot along with a tour on horseback, contemplate the long history of Palacio Barolo, and learn more about the world around you at Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires trip maker site .

You can fly from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Ushuaia in February: high temperatures in Buenos Aires hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

San Isidro, Slow Delta, Museo de La Plata, Bingo Alto Avellaneda, Reserva Natural Urbana
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Catedral de San Isidro ©
Catedral de San Isidro
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento

1
night
Iguazu National Park, Argentina

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.
For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Iguazu National Park trip builder.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in February, you will find days in Iguazu National Park are a bit warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Isla San Martin ©
Isla San Martin
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin

3
nights
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
On the 25th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours, see the sky in a new way at Astronomy Polo Casimiro Montenegro Filho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, then cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, then make a trip to Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Diocesana Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Iguazu National Park to Foz do Iguacu in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Foz do Iguacu are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Praia Balneario Santa Terezinha
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Skydiving
Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab ©
Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab

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