43 days in Argentina & Paraguay Itinerary

43 days in Argentina & Paraguay Itinerary

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San Martin de los Andes, Argentina
— 4 nights
Fly
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El Calafate, Argentina
— 5 nights
Fly
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
Drive
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Tigre, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly to Salta, Taxi to Cafayate
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Cafayate, Argentina
— 4 nights
Bus to Cerrillos, Fly to Asuncion
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Asuncion, Paraguay
— 5 nights
Drive
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Encarnacion, Paraguay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Trinidad, Paraguay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
— 3 nights
Drive
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Presidente Franco, Paraguay
— 2 nights
Taxi
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Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay
— 3 nights
Bus to Foz do Iguacu, Fly to Newark

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Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Damonte Outfitters Fly Fishing & Fly Shop, Alma Sur Ecotrips and Rienda Suelta. Bring the kids along to Route of the Seven Lakes and Playa Quila Quina. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Lago Lacar, admire the sheer force of Cascada del Arroyo Grande, and hit the slopes at Cerro Chapelco.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read San Martin de los Andes online sightseeing planner.

Castro, Chile to San Martin de los Andes is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Argentina Standard Time (ART), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

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Cerro Chapelco ©
Ski Area
Cerro Chapelco
4.1

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park (about 1h 50 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lago Argentino, see the interesting displays at El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center, identify plant and animal life at Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal, and wander the streets of Avenida Libertador.

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Getting from San Martin de los Andes to El Calafate by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. April in El Calafate sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 46°F at night. On the 6th (Tue), you'll travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Lago Argentino
Water Body
Lago Argentino
4.7
Avenida Libertador ©
Neighborhood
Avenida Libertador
3.4

6
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Queen of La Plata

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.
Bring the kids along to Cemiterio de Recoleta and Parque 3 de Febrero. There's much more to do: visit Puerto Madero, contemplate the long history of Palacio Barolo, look for gifts at El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Japones.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Buenos Aires trip planner.

Traveling by flight from El Calafate to Buenos Aires takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from El Calafate in April: highs in Buenos Aires hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 61°F. On the 12th (Mon), you'll travel to Tigre.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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Parque 3 de Febrero ©
World heritage site
Parque 3 de Febrero
4.6
El Ateneo Grand Splendid ©
Architectural Building
El Ateneo Grand Splendid
4.8

2
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Tigre, Argentina

Teeming with weekend visitors and day-trippers from the national capital, Tigre and its lush nature offer a range of opportunities for exploring the great outdoors.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): make a trip to China Town and then contemplate the waterfront views at Delta El Tigre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Puerto de Frutos.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tigre road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Buenos Aires to Tigre takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Tigre sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F at night. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cafayate.

Things to do in Tigre

Shopping · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Puerto de Frutos ©
Flea Market
Puerto de Frutos
4.0
Delta El Tigre ©
Water Body
Delta El Tigre
4.2
China Town ©
Landmark
China Town
1.8

4
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Cafayate, Argentina

Tuscany of Argentina

Nestled in one of the country's major wine regions, Cafayate and the surrounding area remain a top vacation destination throughout the year.
Go for a jaunt from Cafayate to Amaicha del Valle to see Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes) about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Garganta del Diablo Salta, don't miss a visit to Plaza Central, tour the pleasant surroundings at Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas, and admire the sheer force of Cascadas del Rio Colorado.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cafayate day trip website.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Tigre to Cafayate takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Asuncion.

Things to do in Cafayate

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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5
nights
Asuncion, Paraguay

Mother of Cities

Paraguay's capital and economic center, Asuncion ranks among the youngest cities on the continent, with more than half of its residents under 30 years of age.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin Our Lady Saint Mary of the Asuncion and Botanical Garden and Zoo (Jardin Botanico y Zoologico). There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Palacio de López, don't miss a visit to Costanera de Asuncion, browse the range of quality goods at Paseo La Galeria, and get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping del Sol.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Asuncion travel route app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cafayate to Asuncion in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cafayate to Asuncion. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in April, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Encarnacion.

Things to do in Asuncion

Shopping · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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2
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Encarnacion, Paraguay

Pearl of the South

Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
On the 23rd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas and then explore the ancient world of Ruinas de Jesús. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de la Inmaculada Concepcion, kick back and relax at San Jose Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Encarnacion holiday maker website.

Drive from Asuncion to Encarnacion in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in April, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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2
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Trinidad, Paraguay

Trinidad is a town in the Itapúa department of Paraguay. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Parque Ecologico Ita Cajon and then contemplate the long history of La Santisima Trinidad De Parana. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Cordillera San Rafael.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Trinidad trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Encarnacion to Trinidad takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Trinidad are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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4
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Iguazu National Park, Argentina

Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Iguazu National Park: Wanda Mines (in Wanda) and Lago Urugua-i (in Puerto Libertad). Spend the 29th (Thu) exploring the gorgeous surroundings at Iguazu Falls. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez and step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Iguazu National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Iguazu National Park takes 5 hours. The time zone changes from Paraguay Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to take a shuttle to Puerto Iguazu.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Iguazu Falls ©
Must see
Iguazu Falls
4.9

3
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Puerto Iguazu, Argentina

The gateway to a national park inscribed on the World Heritage List, growing Puerto Iguazu sits on the confluence of two major rivers near the border with Paraguay and Brazil.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Emporio Gourmet as well as Garganta del Diablo. Kids will appreciate attractions like Puerto Iguazu and Duty Free Shop Puerto Iguazu. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Guiraoga, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Virgen del Carmen, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Safaris de la Selva.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Puerto Iguazu trip planner.

Puerto Iguazu is very close to Iguazu National Park. May in Puerto Iguazu sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Presidente Franco.

Things to do in Puerto Iguazu

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Wildlife
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Puerto Iguazu ©
Neighborhood
Puerto Iguazu
4.0

2
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Presidente Franco, Paraguay

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a trip to Hito Tres Fronteras - Paraguay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Aventura Monday and then take in the dramatic scenery at Saltos del Monday.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Presidente Franco tour planner.

Traveling by car from Puerto Iguazu to Presidente Franco takes an hour. May in Presidente Franco sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Presidente Franco

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Saltos del Monday ©
Waterfall
Saltos del Monday
4.5
Parque Aventura Monday ©
Wildlife Area
Parque Aventura Monday
4.5

3
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Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay

Supermarket of South America

The commercial center of eastern Paraguay, busy Ciudad Del Este serves primarily as a shopping destination for Argentines and Brazilians.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like PRESA DE ITAIPU and Museo Planet 3D. The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Snow Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Nissei, and look for gifts at Shopping Del Este Paraguay.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ciudad Del Este trip itinerary planning app.

Ciudad Del Este is just a short distance from Presidente Franco. In May, daily temperatures in Ciudad Del Este can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Shopping · Fun & Games · Parks · Winter Sports
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Nissei ©
Shopping Mall
Nissei
4.5
Museo Planet 3D ©
Entertainment Center
Museo Planet 3D
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Snow Park ©
Ski Area
Snow Park
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