7 days in Buenos Aires & Patagonia Itinerary

7 days in Buenos Aires & Patagonia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Argentina tour planner

Make it your trip
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Buenos Aires
— 1 day
Fly
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San Martin de los Andes
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Carlos de Bariloche
— 2 nights
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Buenos Aires

— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento and then stop by Calle Florida.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires vacation planner.

Newark, USA to Buenos Aires is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Newark in May: highs in Buenos Aires hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 54°F. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to San Martin de los Andes.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 2 — 3:

San Martin de los Andes

— 2 nights
Perched on the eastern tip of Lake Lacar, laidback San Martin de los Andes feels in tune with the nature around it.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stop by Lanas argentinas de norte a sur, look for gifts at Paseo de Compras Del Maiten, then stroll through Playa Quila Quina, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Jose, and finally look for gifts at De la Montana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): look for gifts at Paez Store and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sendero al Mirador Bandurrias.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Martin de los Andes road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to San Martin de los Andes takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in San Martin de los Andes

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay May 3 — 5:

San Carlos de Bariloche

— 2 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.
On the 6th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museo del Lago Gutierrez, stroll through Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro, and then look for gifts at Chocolate del Turista. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Monumento Historico Municipal Capilla La Inmaculada, then look for gifts at TiendaCiervo patagonia, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally look for gifts at Evo Sports.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Carlos de Bariloche day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from San Martin de los Andes to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in San Carlos de Bariloche sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay May 5 — 7:

Patagonia travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Geologic Formations · National Parks
Sparsely populated and largely untamed, Patagonia is equally appealing to photographers, nature lovers, adrenaline seekers, and fans of long road trips through desolate regions far from the noise and pollution of big cities. Many Patagonia vacations start in thriving Neuquen, the region's largest center and a major hub of Argentina's fruit production. Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, is another important stop on most Patagonia tours, serving as a base for excursions across the region and trips to Antarctica. While its urban centers provide modern comforts, Patagonia's main appeal remains its vast, remote stretches, crossed by a network of paved roads linking old oil boomtowns with ancient forests and nature reserves.