9 days in Argentina Itinerary

9 days in Argentina Itinerary

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9 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly + Shuttle:  17 h 15 min
1
Buenos Aires
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Ushuaia
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
3
El Calafate
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
4
Salta
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Montreal, Quebec

2
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.
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 masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, make a trip to Plaza de Mayo, and steep yourself in history at Casa Rosada.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires day trip site.

Montreal, Canada to Buenos Aires is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Argentine Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Montreal in March, things will get much warmer in Buenos Aires: highs are around 29°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the activities along Canal Beagle and then explore the striking landscape of Tierra del Fuego National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ushuaia journey planning site.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in March, expect Ushuaia to be colder, temps between 13°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature
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Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle

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.
On the 28th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. On the next day, look for gifts at Vellon Negro, get outside with Enjoy!, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the El Calafate day trip planner.

You can fly from Ushuaia to El Calafate in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Ushuaia in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in El Calafate. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Salta.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino
Vellon Negro ©
Vellon Negro

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 30th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Convento San Bernardo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Menor San Francisco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Salta, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Anfiteatro, then get a new perspective on nature at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, and finally see the interesting displays at Salta Cabildo.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Salta trip planner.

Traveling by flight from El Calafate to Salta takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Expect warmer weather when traveling from El Calafate in March: highs in Salta hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites Museums
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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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