9 days in Patagonia Itinerary

9 days in Patagonia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Glaciares National Park
— 2 nights
2
El Calafate
— 2 nights
3
Ushuaia
— 3 nights

2
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.
When in Los Glaciares National Park, make a side trip to see Perito Moreno National Park in Perito Moreno, approximately Perito Moreno away. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna de los Tres and explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Spegazzini.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Los Glaciares National Park trip builder app.

Washington DC, USA to Los Glaciares National Park is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Los Glaciares National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in December: high temperatures in Los Glaciares National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Parks Nature Trails

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 Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, head outdoors with Enjoy!, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the El Calafate visit app.

You can take a bus from Los Glaciares National Park to El Calafate in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Nature Parks 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

3
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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've now added Valle Tierra Mayor to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Sun), explore the activities along Canal Beagle, get outside with Valle Tierra Mayor, and then examine the collection at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then explore the striking landscape of Tierra del Fuego National Park.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia trip planning website.

Getting from El Calafate to Ushuaia by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, Ushuaia is little chillier than El Calafate - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Valle Tierra Mayor ©
Valle Tierra Mayor
Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Canal Beagle ©
Canal Beagle

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