22 days in Argentina Itinerary

22 days in Argentina Itinerary

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Start: Porto
Fly + Bus:  14 h
1
Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Salta
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Humahuaca
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Cafayate
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  9 h 15 min
5
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
6
Ushuaia
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  4 h 45 min
7
Puerto Madryn
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  8 h 15 min
8
Tandil
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
9
Buenos Aires
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Porto

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): go deep underground at Wanda Mines, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Isla San Martin and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Iguazu National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Porto, Portugal to Iguazu National Park is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, shuttle, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Porto to Iguazu National Park. In August in Iguazu National Park, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Salta.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Wanda Mines
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin
Wanda Mines ©
Wanda Mines

2
nights
Salta

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Monumento General Martín Miguel de Güemes, look for gifts at Vincul Arte, take in the spiritual surroundings of Virgen de los Tres Cerritos, explore the activities along Ojo de Mar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Menor San Francisco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de La Candelaria de La Vina. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, make a trip to Plaza 9 de Julio, see the interesting displays at Salta Cabildo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Salta, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Guemes.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Salta road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Iguazu National Park to Salta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Salta when traveling from Iguazu National Park in August, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Humahuaca.

Things to do in Salta

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Ojo de Mar
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Salta Cabildo ©
Salta Cabildo
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos ©
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos
Museo Guemes ©
Museo Guemes

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serranía de Hornocal.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Humahuaca online trip maker.

Drive from Salta to Humahuaca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Cafayate.

Things to do in Humahuaca

Nature Parks
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Serranía de Hornocal ©
Serranía de Hornocal

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): do a tasting at Bodega El Porvenir de Cafayate, then explore the striking landscape at Garganta del Diablo Salta, then explore the striking landscape at El Anfiteatro, and finally examine the collection at Museo de la Vid y el Vino de Cafayate, Salta, Argentina.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cafayate itinerary planner.

Drive from Humahuaca to Cafayate in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Cafayate

Nature Parks Museums
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Garganta del Diablo Salta ©
Garganta del Diablo Salta
El Anfiteatro ©
El Anfiteatro

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro and Parque Nahuelito. Go for a jaunt from San Carlos de Bariloche to Villa La Angostura to see Rio Correntoso about 1h 30 min away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Piedras Blancas. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museo del Lago Gutierrez, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia San Eduardo, get great views at Lago Mascardi Viewpoint, and stop by Evo Sports.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche holiday planning website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Cafayate to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rio Correntoso
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Parque Nahuelito ©
Parque Nahuelito
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro ©
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro
Museo del Lago Gutierrez ©
Museo del Lago Gutierrez

2
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Helicopter Tours and Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina. Go for a jaunt from Ushuaia to Tierra del Fuego National Park to see Lago Roca about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Plaza Malvinas, grab your bike and head to Ushuaia Bay, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Fin del Mundo, and stop by Chocolates Edelweiss.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia trip site.

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Ushuaia takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in August, you will find days in Ushuaia are slightly colder (5°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glaciar Martial, Lago Roca
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Cerro Castor (Castor Mount) ©
Cerro Castor (Castor Mount)
Helicopter Tours
Lago Roca ©
Lago Roca

2
nights
Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
On the 30th (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at Playa El Doradillo, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Loberia de Punta Loma. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Punta Tombo.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Puerto Madryn online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Ushuaia to Puerto Madryn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tandil.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Punta Tombo
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Punta Tombo ©
Punta Tombo
Scuba & Snorkeling
Loberia de Punta Loma ©
Loberia de Punta Loma

1
night
Tandil

Tandil ©
Nestled in the foothills of the nearby mountain range, the town of Tandil offers a solid combination of big-city energy and small-town tranquility.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): make a trip to Cristo de las Sierras, admire the masterpieces at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Tandil, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monte Calvario. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cerro El Centinela, then stroll around Parque Independencia, then don't miss a visit to Lago y Dique del Fuerte, and finally revel in the low prices at Dulces de Titti.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Tandil using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Puerto Madryn to Tandil in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Tandil are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Tandil

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Cerro El Centinela ©
Cerro El Centinela
Parque Independencia ©
Parque Independencia
Monte Calvario ©
Monte Calvario

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Plaza de Mayo and Tumulo de Liliana Crociati de Szaszak. Take a break from Buenos Aires with a short trip to Catedral de la Plata in La Plata, about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, visit Calle Defensa, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Japones.

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You can drive from Tandil to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Tandil in September, Buenos Aires is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Catedral de la Plata
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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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