60 days in Argentina & Uruguay Itinerary

60 days in Argentina & Uruguay Itinerary

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Villa General Belgrano, Argentina
— 2 nights
2
Cordoba, Argentina
— 4 nights
3
Salta, Argentina
— 6 nights
4
Maipu, Argentina
— 3 nights
5
Malargue, Argentina
— 4 nights
6
San Rafael, Argentina
— 6 nights
7
Mendoza, Argentina
— 7 nights
8
Tandil, Argentina
— 3 nights
9
Mar del Plata, Argentina
— 6 nights
10
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 6 nights
11
Rocha, Uruguay
— 4 nights
12
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 5 nights

2
nights
Villa General Belgrano, Argentina

Villa General Belgrano ©
Famed for its Bavarian architecture, Villa General Belgrano remains a small mountain village with a distinctly German flavor.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cerro de la Virgen and Penon del Aguila. And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Calamuchita Valley, examine the collection at Museo Historico y Centro Cultural Villa General Belgrano, take in nature's colorful creations at Aquaflores, and look for gifts at Almacen Gourmet.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Villa General Belgrano trip planning tool.

Washington DC, USA to Villa General Belgrano is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Villa General Belgrano due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Villa General Belgrano, with highs around 66°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cordoba.

Things to do in Villa General Belgrano

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Penon del Aguila, Playa de Santa Rosa de Calamuchita
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Calamuchita Valley ©
Calamuchita Valley
Aquaflores ©
Aquaflores
Almacen Gourmet ©
Almacen Gourmet

4
nights
Cordoba, Argentina

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like El Camino del Cuadrado and Eden Hotel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cordoba: Villa Carlos Paz (Camino de las Las 100 Curvas & El Dique San Roque Y El Embudo) and Museo Nacional Estancia Jesuitica Alta Gracia y Casa del Virrey Liniers (in Alta Gracia). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Palacio Ferreyra, view the masterpieces at Paseo de las Artes, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Carmen, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cordoba trip planner.

Traveling by car from Villa General Belgrano to Cordoba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Salta.

Things to do in Cordoba

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Villa Carlos Paz, Museo Nacional Estancia Jesuitica Alta Gracia y Casa del Virrey Liniers, Eden Hotel
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Camino de las Las 100 Curvas ©
Camino de las Las 100 Curvas
El Camino del Cuadrado ©
El Camino del Cuadrado
Museo Palacio Ferreyra ©
Museo Palacio Ferreyra

6
nights
Salta, Argentina

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parque Nacional Los Cardones and Dique Cabra Corral. Get out of town with these interesting Salta side-trips: La Poma (Naturaleza & Puente del Diablo) and San Salvador de Jujuy (Iglesia de San Francisco y Museo de Arte Sacro, Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Calle Balcarce, appreciate the history behind Monumento General Martín Miguel de Güemes, examine the collection at Salta Cabildo, and stop by Vincul Arte.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Salta travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Cordoba to Salta by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cordoba in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Salta, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Maipu.

Things to do in Salta

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Salvador de Jujuy, La Poma, Parque Nacional Los Cardones
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El Anfiteatro (The Amphitheatre) ©
El Anfiteatro (The Amphitheatre)
Dique Cabra Corral ©
Dique Cabra Corral
Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy ©
Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy

3
nights
Maipu, Argentina

Maipu ©
Hedonists should not miss including a Maipu trip to their itinerary when in Mendoza.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Casa El Enemigo and El Camino de las 365 Curvas. Venture out of the city with trips to Santuario Virgen de Lourdes (in El Challao), Bodegas Salentein (in Los Arboles) and Reserva Natural Villavicencio (in Las Heras). There's more to do: do a tasting at Bodega CarinaE and stop by Olivicola Boutique Pasrai.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Maipu trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Salta to Maipu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Salta in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Maipu: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Malargue.

Things to do in Maipu

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Las Heras, Santuario Virgen de Lourdes, Bodegas Salentein
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Casa El Enemigo ©
Casa El Enemigo
El Camino de las 365 Curvas ©
El Camino de las 365 Curvas
Bodega CarinaE ©
Bodega CarinaE

4
nights
Malargue, Argentina

Malargue ©
A city of 23,000, Malargue has a reputation as a base for adventure tourism and regional exploration.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Caverna de Las Brujas and Planetarium Malargue. Change things up with these side-trips from Malargue: Las Lenas (Valle Hermoso & Las Lenas). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Turcara Aventuras and don't miss a visit to Centro de Convenciones y Exposiciones Malargue Mendoza.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Malargue tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Maipu to Malargue by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Rafael.

Things to do in Malargue

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Las Lenas
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Caverna de Las Brujas ©
Caverna de Las Brujas
Turcara Aventuras ©
Turcara Aventuras
Planetarium Malargue ©
Planetarium Malargue

6
nights
San Rafael, Argentina

With its idyllic tree-lined streets, San Rafael provides a tranquil setting for relaxation in the heart of Argentina.
Explore hidden gems such as Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Zipline. There's much more to do: whizz through the canopy at Bosque Aereo Euca, do a tasting at Bodega Alfredo Roca, get outside with Sport Star Aventuras, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral San Rafael Arcangel.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Rafael travel planner.

You can drive from Malargue to San Rafael in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in December, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mendoza.

Things to do in San Rafael

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
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Zipline
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Embalse Valle Grande ©
Embalse Valle Grande

7
nights
Mendoza, Argentina

Mendoza ©
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Laguna de la Nina Encantada. Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Pulenta Estate Winery, ponder the design of Fuente de los Continentes, tour the pleasant surroundings at Potrerillos Dam, and delve into the lush surroundings at Reserva Manzano Historico.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mendoza trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from San Rafael to Mendoza takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Rafael in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mendoza, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Tandil.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries · Parks · Tours
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Pulenta Estate Winery ©
Pulenta Estate Winery
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Bodega Ruca Malen ©
Bodega Ruca Malen

3
nights
Tandil, Argentina

Tandil ©
Nestled in the foothills of the nearby mountain range, the town of Tandil offers a solid combination of big-city energy and small-town tranquility.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museo Historico Fuerte Independencia and Cristo de las Sierras. Take a break from Tandil with a short trip to Monasterio Trapense in Azul, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Parque Independencia, explore the historical opulence of Castillo Morisco, explore the striking landscape at Piedra Movediza, and get to know the fascinating history of Cerro El Centinela.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tandil trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mendoza to Tandil takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mendoza in January, things will get slightly colder in Tandil: highs are around 83°F and lows about 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Mar del Plata.

Things to do in Tandil

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Monasterio Trapense
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Parque Independencia ©
Parque Independencia
Museo Historico Fuerte Independencia ©
Museo Historico Fuerte Independencia
Monasterio Trapense ©
Monasterio Trapense

6
nights
Mar del Plata, Argentina

Mar del Plata ©
Drenched in sunshine and fringed by wide expanses of sandy coastline, Mar del Plata stands out as one of Argentina's most popular vacation resorts.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parque Gral San Martin Mar del Plata and Gruta de Lourdes. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mar del Plata: Valeria del Mar Beach (in Valeria del Mar), Parroquia Inmaculada Concepcion (in Villa Gesell) and Necochea (Las Grutas & Miguel Lillo Park). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Aquasol Parque Acuatico, contemplate the long history of Centro Cultural Villa Victoria Ocampo, admire the masterpieces at Museo MAR, and pause for some photo ops at Monumento Expedicion Atlantis.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mar del Plata trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tandil to Mar del Plata by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Mar del Plata

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Necochea, Valeria del Mar Beach, Parroquia Inmaculada Concepcion
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Punta Mogotes ©
Punta Mogotes
Parque Gral San Martin Mar del Plata ©
Parque Gral San Martin Mar del Plata
Aquasol Parque Acuatico ©
Aquasol Parque Acuatico

6
nights
Punta del Este, Uruguay

Punta del Este ©
With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ralli Museum Punta del Este and Playa de Jose Ignacio. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Punta del Este: Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar), Piriapolis (Cerro San Antonio & Cerro del Toro) and Playa Punta Ballena (in Punta Ballena). There's still lots to do: get great views at Mirador Punta Ballena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Fernando de Maldonado, take in the views from Puente Leonel Viera, and make a trip to Fundacion Pablo Atchugarry.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Punta del Este road trip site.

Fly from Mar del Plata to Punta del Este in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mar del Plata in January since evenings lows in Punta del Este dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rocha.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Maldonado, Piriapolis, Playa de Jose Ignacio, Pan De Azucar
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Playa de Jose Ignacio ©
Playa de Jose Ignacio
Ralli Museum Punta del Este ©
Ralli Museum Punta del Este
Mirador Punta Ballena ©
Mirador Punta Ballena

4
nights
Rocha, Uruguay

Rocha ©
Relax on the remote, undeveloped beaches in Rocha, an eastern province of Uruguay noted for its sleepy beachfront towns and pristine nature.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Beaches at Cabo Polonio and Faro Cabo Santa Maria. Venture out of the city with trips to La Pedrera (in La Pedrera) and Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio (in Cabo Polonio). Spend the 22nd (Tue) exploring nature at Santa Teresa National Park. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fortress of Santa Teresa, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Los Botes, and contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna de Rocha.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rocha tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Punta del Este to Rocha in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Rocha are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Montevideo.

Things to do in Rocha

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

La Paloma, Cabo Polonio, La Pedrera
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Beaches at Cabo Polonio ©
Beaches at Cabo Polonio
Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio ©
Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio
Santa Teresa National Park ©
Santa Teresa National Park

5
nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bouza Bodega Boutique and Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind La Carreta, stroll around El Prado, step into the grandiose world of Castillo Pittamiglio, and take some stellar pictures from Mirador Panoramico de Montevideo.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read our Montevideo journey maker app.

Getting from Rocha to Montevideo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January in Montevideo, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

El Aguila
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El Prado ©
El Prado
Bouza Bodega Boutique ©
Bouza Bodega Boutique
Walking tours

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