52 days in Stanley & Argentina Itinerary

52 days in Stanley & Argentina Itinerary

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Drive to Cozumel International Airport, Fly to Mount Pleasant Airport
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Stanley, Falkland Islands
— 5 nights
Fly
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
Fly
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Cordoba, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly to El Plumerillo Airport, Drive to Tupungato
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Tupungato, Argentina
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mendoza, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly
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Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly
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Salta, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 5 nights
Fly
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Puerto Madryn, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly to El Calafate, Bus to El Chalten
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El Chalten, Argentina
— 3 nights
Drive
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El Calafate, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly
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Ushuaia, Argentina
— 12 nights
Fly to Cozumel International Airport, Drive to Playa del Carmen

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Stanley, Falkland Islands

Founded in 1843, Stanley serves as the capital of the Falkland Islands yet still exudes its rural charm.
Falkland Islands Museum and Studio 52 will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Bluff Cove Lagoon and Christ Church Cathedral. Step out of Stanley to go to Mount Pleasant and see Bertha's Beach, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gypsy Cove, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Longdon, enjoy the sea views from Cape Pembroke Lighthouse, and step aboard Lady Elizabeth Shipwreck.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Stanley trip itinerary planner.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Stanley is an approximately 29-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Playa del Carmen to Stanley due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in November, expect Stanley to be colder, temps between 12°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

5
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.
Let the collections at Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo and Fragata ARA capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento and Usina del Arte. There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, get to know the fascinating history of Calle Defensa, contemplate the long history of Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar, and look for gifts at El Ateneo Grand Splendid.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires route planning site.

Fly from Stanley to Buenos Aires in 17 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Stanley in November: highs in Buenos Aires hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

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nights
Cordoba, Argentina

The Learned One

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba and Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica. Do your shopping at Paseo de las Artes and El Centro Cultural Cordoba. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Colegio Nacional de Monserrat, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Francisco de la Inmaculada, learn more about the world around you at Nuevo Museo de Ciencias Naturales, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Religioso Juan de Tejeda.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cordoba day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Cordoba takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Cordoba. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Tupungato.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

3
nights
Tupungato, Argentina

Tupungato, one of the highest mountains in the Americas, is a massive Andean stratovolcano dating to Pleistocene times. On the 17th (Tue), do a tasting at Finca Sophenia, then take in the exciting artwork at Killka Art Gallery, and then learn about winemaking at Bodegas Salentein. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Museo Municipal de Ciencias Naturales "Nandu", do a tasting at Laureano Gomez Winemaker, then do a tasting at Masi Tupungato, and finally do a tasting at Bodega y Vinedo Familia Giaquinta.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tupungato trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cordoba to Tupungato. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mendoza.

Things to do in Tupungato

Wineries · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Mendoza, Argentina

Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Get some cultural insight at Bodega Vistalba and Bodega Alta Vista. Explore hidden gems such as Bodega Carmelo Patti and Bodegas Lopez. There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Susana Balbo Wines, indulge your senses at Bodega Kaiken, and don't miss a visit to Antigua Bodega Giol.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mendoza trip builder tool.

Drive from Tupungato to Mendoza in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.
On the 23rd (Mon), head off the coast to Isla San Martin and then see Gran Aventura. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Iguazu National Park day trip planner.

Getting from Mendoza to Iguazu National Park by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Iguazu National Park are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Salta.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Salta, Argentina

Salta the Beautiful

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Guemes and MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica Menor San Francisco and Immaculada Madre del Divino Corazon Eucaristico de Jesus. Dedicate the 26th (Thu) to wine at Andes Challenge. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Salta and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Artesanal Tradicional.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Salta trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Iguazu National Park to Salta in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Iguazu National Park in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Salta, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Salta

Wildlife · Wineries · Outdoors · Tours

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Parroquia San Eduardo and Monumento Historico Municipal Capilla La Inmaculada. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo del Lago Gutierrez and Museo Historico Regional de Villa La Angostura. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Carlos de Bariloche: Bosque Sumergido (in Villa Traful) and Berlina Patagonia Brewery (in Colonia Suiza). Next up on the itinerary: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, play a few rounds at Llao Llao Golf, look for gifts at Chocolates Rapanui, and have fun and explore at Museo Paleontologico Bariloche.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche trip planner.

Fly from Salta to San Carlos de Bariloche in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, San Carlos de Bariloche is little chillier than Salta - with highs of 21°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Peninsula Valdes and Costas de Patagonia. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Monument to the Welsh Settlers, kick back and relax at Playa Parana, take in the waterfront at Muelle Luis Piedra Buena, and browse the different shops at Centro Comercial Portal de Madryn.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Madryn road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Puerto Madryn takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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El Chalten, Argentina

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.
Laguna Torre and Casa Madsen Museo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like El Mirador De Los Condores and Los Huemules. The adventure continues: cast your line with El Chalten Anglers, relax and rejuvenate at Spa Yaten, stop by Marcopolo Bookstore, and take in the awesome beauty at Amanecer en El Chalten.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read El Chalten journey app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Puerto Madryn to El Chalten in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Estancia Cristina and El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus and Avenida Libertador. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo Argentino del Juguete, stop by Arte Indio, take in the dramatic natural features at Onelli Glacier, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Paseo de Los Artesanos.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read El Calafate trip itinerary app.

You can drive from El Chalten to El Calafate in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive; or take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in El Calafate

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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Ushuaia, Argentina

End of the World

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Helicopter Tours. Estancia Harberton and Iglesia de la Merced will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Lago Roca in Tierra del Fuego National Park (about 36 minutes away). Spend the 19th (Sat) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina, kick back and relax at Playa Larga, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and examine the collection at CASA BEBAN.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ushuaia driving holiday planner.

You can fly from El Calafate to Ushuaia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from El Calafate in December; daily highs in Ushuaia reach 13°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Argentina travel guide

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Landmarks · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
Land of Contrasts
Home to the highest and lowest points in South America, diverse Argentina enthralls visitors with its contrasting landscapes and rich cultural heritage. A tour of Argentina reveals a sprawling land of fiercely proud and hardworking gauchos, the legendary cowboys of South America's pampas. A vacation in Argentina also leads you to giant urban centers, filled with modern tourist attractions that include fine restaurants, award-winning museums, and renowned public parks, gardens, and zoos. Away from big cities, Argentina sightseeing combines visits to mighty waterfalls situated inside World Heritage-listed national parks in the north of the country, with excursions to icy glaciers in the south.