35 days in Bolivia & Argentina Itinerary

35 days in Bolivia & Argentina Itinerary

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La Paz, Bolivia
— 7 nights
Fly to Foz do Iguacu, Bus to Iguazu National Park
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Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
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Puerto Madryn, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Ushuaia, Argentina
— 3 nights
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El Calafate, Argentina
— 4 nights
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El Chalten, Argentina
— 2 nights
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Mendoza, Argentina
— 5 nights
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La Paz, Bolivia

— 7 nights

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Change things up with a short trip to Tiwanaku in Tiwanaku (about 1h 50 min away). Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring the striking scenery along WMDR Yungas Road. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Centro de Informacion Turistica, see the interesting displays at Museo de Textiles Andinos Bolivianos, and take some stellar pictures from Mirador Killi Killi.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the La Paz trip planner.

New York City, USA to La Paz is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to La Paz due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, expect nights in La Paz to be colder, around 34°F, while days are slightly colder, around 61°F. You will leave for Iguazu National Park on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Scenic Drive

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Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 7:

Iguazu National Park, Argentina

— 2 nights
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): head off the coast to Isla San Martin, admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read Iguazu National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from La Paz to Iguazu National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Bolivia Time (BOT) to Argentina Standard Time (ART) is 1 hour. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from La Paz in November; daily highs in Iguazu National Park reach 84°F and lows reach 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:

Buenos Aires, Argentina

— 6 nights

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.
Buenos Aires is known for nightlife, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and wander the streets of Puerto Madero.

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Traveling by flight from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Iguazu National Park in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Buenos Aires, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 15:

Puerto Madryn, Argentina

— 2 nights
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa El Doradillo. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Peninsula Valdes.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Puerto Madryn online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Puerto Madryn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:

Ushuaia, Argentina

— 3 nights

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.
Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Museo Maritimo & del Presidio de Ushuaia, explore the activities along Canal Beagle, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ushuaia trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Madryn to Ushuaia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in November, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to fly to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:

El Calafate, Argentina

— 4 nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Los Glaciares National Park (Perito Moreno Glacier & Glaciar Spegazzini). There's still lots to do: get outside with Enjoy!, explore the striking landscape at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Argentino.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our El Calafate online day trip planner.

Getting from Ushuaia to El Calafate by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Ushuaia in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in El Calafate, with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can take a bus to El Chalten.

Things to do in El Calafate

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 24:

El Chalten, Argentina

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Fitz Roy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): stroll through Laguna Torre and then stroll through Laguna de los Tres.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our El Chalten route website.

Traveling by bus from El Calafate to El Chalten takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:

San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

— 3 nights
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.
Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: trek along Circuito Chico, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Nahuel Huapi, and stop by Evo Sports.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read our San Carlos de Bariloche day trip website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In November, daytime highs in San Carlos de Bariloche are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Mendoza.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:

Mendoza, Argentina

— 5 nights
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tupungato (La Quebrada del Condor-Day Trip & Valle de Uco). Dedicate the 1st (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 30th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Bodega Tierras Altas and stroll around Parque General San Martin.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mendoza day trip planner.

You can fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Mendoza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Mendoza, with highs around 83°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Mendoza

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 4:

Bolivia travel guide

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Landmarks · Geologic Formations · Specialty Museums
Tibet of the Americas
If you're an adventurous tourist, consider adding a Bolivia vacation to your travel itinerary. A land of rainforests, Andean glaciers, high altitude cities, and rushing rivers, Bolivia remains one of the most remote countries in the Western Hemisphere. With 60 percent of the population made up of indigenous peoples, native cultures permeate thecountry's music, architecture, and arts, as well as local folklore and traditions. Traveling in Bolivia you can experience diverse wildlife and ecosystems, learn about the country's rich history, try out its distinctive cuisine, and practice your Spanish with the locals, known for their clean and easy-to-understand accent.

Argentina travel guide

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Landmarks · Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums
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.