56 days in Argentina Itinerary

56 days in Argentina Itinerary

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1
Perito Moreno
— 3 nights
2
Gobernador Gregores
— 1 day
3
El Chalten
— 3 nights
4
El Calafate
— 2 nights
5
Rio Gallegos
— 1 night
6
Ushuaia
— 9 nights
7
Puerto San Julian
— 2 nights
8
Puerto Deseado
— 2 nights
9
Comodoro Rivadavia
— 1 night
10
Puerto Madryn
— 4 nights
11
Trevelin
— 2 nights
12
Lago Puelo
— 2 nights
13
San Carlos de Bariloche
— 6 nights
14
San Martin de los Andes
— 3 nights
15
Neuquen
— 2 nights
16
Caviahue
— 3 nights
17
San Rafael
— 2 nights
18
Mendoza
— 8 nights

3
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Perito Moreno

Perito Moreno ©
Perito Moreno is a town in the northwest of Santa Cruz Province, Argentina, 25 km east of Lake Buenos Aires. Get outdoors at Portal La Ascension and Parque Nacional Patagonia. Step off the beaten path and head to Lago Buenos Aires and Chacra Don Neno. It doesn't end there: make a trip to Cave of the Hands.

Before you visit Perito Moreno, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Chile Chico, Chile to Perito Moreno is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Chile Chico to Perito Moreno, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Chile Chico in August since evenings lows in Perito Moreno dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Gobernador Gregores.

Things to do in Perito Moreno

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Los Antiguos
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Parque Nacional Patagonia ©
Parque Nacional Patagonia
Lago Buenos Aires ©
Lago Buenos Aires
Chacra Don Neno ©
Chacra Don Neno

1
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Gobernador Gregores

Gobernador Gregores
Gobernador Gregores is a town in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina, formerly known as Cañadón León. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Cardiel.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Gobernador Gregores trip planning tool.

Drive from Perito Moreno to Gobernador Gregores in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in Gobernador Gregores

Nature Parks
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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.
Get outdoors at Laguna Torre and Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado. Explore hidden gems such as Mirador Rio De Las Vueltas and Cerro Torre. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Los Huemules, take some stellar pictures from El Mirador De Los Condores, see the interesting displays at Casa Madsen Museo, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Amanecer en El Chalten.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read El Chalten sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Gobernador Gregores to El Chalten takes 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Cerro Torre
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Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre
Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado ©
Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado
Glaciar Piedras Blancas ©
Glaciar Piedras Blancas

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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.
On the 8th (Sat), examine the collection at El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center, thenget outside with Enjoy!, thenget a new perspective on nature at Museo Regional Municipal de El Calafate, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Onelli Glacier, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then stop by Avenida Libertador.

To see maps and other tourist information, go to the El Calafate day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from El Chalten to El Calafate takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rio Gallegos.

Things to do in El Calafate

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus ©
Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus
El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center ©

1
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Rio Gallegos

Rio Gallegos ©
Río Gallegos is the capital and largest settlement of the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz in Argentina. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): examine the collection at Museo Ferroviario Roberto Galian, identify plant and animal life at Cabo Virgenes, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Costanera Angel Sureda.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rio Gallegos trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from El Calafate to Rio Gallegos in 3.5 hours. Traveling from El Calafate in August, you will find days in Rio Gallegos are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are slightly colder (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Rio Gallegos

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Cabo Virgenes ©
Cabo Virgenes
Costanera Angel Sureda ©
Costanera Angel Sureda
Museo Ferroviario Roberto Galian ©
Museo Ferroviario Roberto Galian

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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 Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Helicopter Tours. Get in touch with nature at Lago Roca and Club Andino Ushuaia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ushuaia: Tolhuin (Museo Historico Kami, Parroquia Sagrada Familia, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Glaciar Martial, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Senda Pampa Alta, see the interesting displays at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia, and steep yourself in history at Provincial Legislature.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ushuaia tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Rio Gallegos to Ushuaia with the Route module. Traveling from Rio Gallegos in August, expect nights in Ushuaia to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Puerto San Julian.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tolhuin, Lago Roca, Glaciar Martial
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Glaciar Martial ©
Glaciar Martial
Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park

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Puerto San Julian

Puerto San Julian ©
Puerto San Julián is a natural harbour in Patagonia in the Santa Cruz Province of Argentina located at. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Provincial Peninsula Puerto San Julian and then examine the collection at Museo Tematico Nao Victoria.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Puerto San Julian itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ushuaia to Puerto San Julian. You will leave for Puerto Deseado on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Puerto San Julian

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Museo Tematico Nao Victoria ©
Museo Tematico Nao Victoria

2
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Puerto Deseado

Puerto Deseado ©
Puerto Deseado, originally called Port Desire, is a city of about 15,000 inhabitants and a fishing port in Patagonia in Santa Cruz Province of Argentina, on the estuary of the Deseado River.It was named Port Desire by the privateer Thomas Cavendish in 1586 after the name of his ship, and later became known by the Spanish translation of the name. On the 22nd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Museo Mario Brozosky, examine the collection at Museo del Tren, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gruta de Lourdes. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Cabo Blanco.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Puerto Deseado trip site.

Traveling by car from Puerto San Julian to Puerto Deseado takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Comodoro Rivadavia.

Things to do in Puerto Deseado

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Cabo Blanco ©
Cabo Blanco
Museo Mario Brozosky ©
Museo Mario Brozosky

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night
Comodoro Rivadavia

Comodoro Rivadavia ©
Comodoro Rivadavia is a city in the Patagonian province of Chubut in southern Argentina, located on the San Jorge Gulf, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, at the foot of the Chenque Hill. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at Museo Nacional del Petroleo, thenlearn more about the world around you at Museo Regional Rada Tilly, and then identify plant and animal life at Reserva Natural Punta Marques.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Comodoro Rivadavia trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Puerto Deseado to Comodoro Rivadavia in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Comodoro Rivadavia are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Comodoro Rivadavia

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Rada Tilly
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Museo Nacional del Petroleo ©
Museo Nacional del Petroleo
Reserva Natural Punta Marques ©
Reserva Natural Punta Marques
Museo Regional Rada Tilly ©
Museo Regional Rada Tilly

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Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Costas de Patagonia and Playa El Doradillo. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Town of Gaiman and Museo Pueblo de Luis. Change things up with these side-trips from Puerto Madryn: Puerto Piramides (Peke Sosa Avistajes, Caleta Valdes, &more), Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio (in Trelew) and Museo Historico Regional de Gaiman (in Gaiman). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Playa Parana, take in the waterfront at Muelle Luis Piedra Buena, and identify plant and animal life at Centro Nacional Patagonico -- CeNPat.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Madryn trip planner.

You can drive from Comodoro Rivadavia to Puerto Madryn in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Trevelin.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Puerto Piramides, Trelew, Museo Historico Regional de Gaiman
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Costas de Patagonia ©
Costas de Patagonia
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio ©
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio
Caleta Valdes ©
Caleta Valdes

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Trevelin

Trevelin ©
Trevelin is a town in the Patagonian Argentine province of Chubut. On the 29th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Los Alerces and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Regional Molino Andes. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Reserva Natural Nant & Fall, do a tasting at Vinas del Nant y Fall Establecimiento Agroturistico, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Campo de Los Tulipanes.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Trevelin sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Puerto Madryn to Trevelin takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Lago Puelo.

Things to do in Trevelin

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Parque Nacional Los Alerces
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Reserva Natural Nant & Fall ©
Reserva Natural Nant & Fall
Museo Regional Molino Andes ©
Museo Regional Molino Andes

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Lago Puelo

Lago Puelo ©
Lago Puelo is a town located in the Chubut Province, Argentina, 5km north from the Lago Puelo National Park, and 15km south from El Bolsón. On the 31st (Mon), hike along Bosque de las Sombras, thendo a tasting at Patagonian Wines By Weinert, thensee the interesting displays at Arcosauria Parque Tematico, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at La Catarata. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Lago Puelo and then head outdoors with Lago de Puelo.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lago Puelo trip planner.

Drive from Trevelin to Lago Puelo in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Lago Puelo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

El Hoyo, Parque Nacional Lago Puelo
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Parque Nacional Lago Puelo ©
Parque Nacional Lago Puelo
Lago de Puelo ©
Lago de Puelo
Arcosauria Parque Tematico ©
Arcosauria Parque Tematico

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Capilla Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion and Parroquia San Eduardo are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo del Lago Gutierrez and Monumento Historico Municipal Capilla La Inmaculada. Change things up with these side-trips from San Carlos de Bariloche: Museo Historico Regional de Villa La Angostura (in Villa La Angostura) and Bosque Sumergido (in Villa Traful). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Cerro Catedral, identify plant and animal life at Ventisquero Negro, fly down the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, and play a few rounds at Llao Llao Golf.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Carlos de Bariloche vacation website.

You can drive from Lago Puelo to San Carlos de Bariloche in 2.5 hours. In September in San Carlos de Bariloche, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Villa La Angostura, Bosque Sumergido
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Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Fishing Charters & Tours
Ventisquero Negro ©
Ventisquero Negro

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San Martin de los Andes

Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Iglesia San Jose and Castillito Van Dorsser. Step out of the city life by going to Lago Lacar and Zipline. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Playa La Islita, stroll through Playa Bonita, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada del Arroyo Grande, and hit the slopes at El Bosque de los Huskies.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Martin de los Andes vacation maker tool.

Drive from San Carlos de Bariloche to San Martin de los Andes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Neuquen.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Zipline
Lago Lacar ©
Lago Lacar
Iglesia San Jose ©
Iglesia San Jose

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Neuquen

Neuquen ©
Located on the confluence of two rivers, Neuquen represents the largest urban center in Argentine Patagonia, known for its tree-lined streets and neat public squares.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Bubalcó, thenexplore the striking landscape at Valle de la Luna Rojo, and then look for gifts at Bomfrut. On the next day, get impressive views of Volcano Copahue, pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Maria Auxiliadora del Paimun, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Neuquen online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from San Martin de los Andes to Neuquen takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Neuquen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Caviahue.

Things to do in Neuquen

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

General Roca, Bubalcó
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Bubalcó ©
Bubalcó
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes ©
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
Valle de la Luna Rojo ©
Valle de la Luna Rojo

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Caviahue

Caviahue ©
Get outdoors at Cascadas del Rio Agrio and Laguna Escondida. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Salto del Agrio and Lago Caviahue.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Caviahue travel route website.

You can drive from Neuquen to Caviahue in 5 hours. On the 15th (Tue), you're off to San Rafael.

Things to do in Caviahue

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Cascadas del Rio Agrio ©
Cascadas del Rio Agrio
Salto del Agrio ©
Salto del Agrio
Cascada Escondida ©
Cascada Escondida

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San Rafael

San Rafael ©
With its idyllic tree-lined streets, San Rafael provides a tranquil setting for relaxation in the heart of Argentina.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): do a tasting at Bodega Murville, learn about winemaking at Bodega Labiano, thenhead outdoors with Oceanica Diving, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral San Rafael Arcangel, and finally get outside with Sport Star Aventuras. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Military History Museum, thenlearn about winemaking at Bodega Alfredo Roca, thenexamine the collection at Museo de Ciencia Natural, and finally do a tasting at Bodega Suter.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Rafael trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Caviahue to San Rafael takes 9.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in San Rafael are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mendoza.

Things to do in San Rafael

Wineries Museums Outdoors
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Bodega Alfredo Roca ©
Bodega Alfredo Roca
Museo de Ciencia Natural ©
Museo de Ciencia Natural
Military History Museum ©
Military History Museum

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Los Pingos Horse Riding and Parasailing & Paragliding. Museum-lovers will get to explore Finca Agostino and Museo Nacional Del Vino y la Vendimia. When in Mendoza, make a side trip to see Bodega Santa Julia - Familia Zuccardi in Maipu, approximately Maipu away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Bodega Tierras Altas.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mendoza trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from San Rafael to Mendoza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Rafael in September, Mendoza is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Maipu
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Bodega Tierras Altas ©
Bodega Tierras Altas
Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience ©
Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience
Bodega Carmelo Patti ©
Bodega Carmelo Patti

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