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1. Buenos Aires, El Calafate & Iguazu Falls: 10 Days in Argentina

Ice Hiking in Perito Moreno Glacier
Ice hiking is the best way to get up close and personal with Perito Moreno Glacier
People at a viewing deck built on a river with waterfalls in the background
Besides hiking to the viewing decks, visitors can also take a boat to the falls for a different view
Day 1 Arrive in Buenos Aires, free afternoon for activities
Day 2 City tour of Buenos Aires, dinner and tango show
Day 3 Tour of a traditional Argentinian farm in the Pampas
Day 4 Fly to El Calafate, free afternoon for activities
Day 5 Visit Perito Moreno Glacier
Day 6 Glacier tour around Los Glaciares National Park
Day 7 Fly to Puerto Iguazu, free afternoon for activities
Day 8 Full day tour of Iguazu Falls on the Argentinian side
Day 9 Half-day tour of Iguaza Falls on the Brazilian side
Day 10 Head to your next destination

On this 10-day trip to Argentina, you’ll explore the city, jungle, and glaciers that the country is famous for. Your tour starts in Buenos Aires, the metropolitan capital that’s been nicknamed the “Paris of South America.” From there, you’ll fly to El Calafate to see the amazing Perito Moreno Glacier. After a few days in the icy cold, you’ll head to Puerto Iguazu to see the lush, cascading Iguazu Falls from both the Argentinian and Brazilian sides. See more 10-day tours in Argentina.

2. Argentina Family Trip: 10 Days in Argentina

Panoroma of glacier Perito Moreno in Patagonia.
The Perito Moreno Glacier is the world's longest glacier in continental movement, the world's third largest freshwater reserve, and one of the most important tourist attractions in Argentine Patagonia.
Day 1 Arrive in Buenos Aires and city tour of the southern district.
Day 2 Ferry to Colonia Del Sacramento and return to Buenos Aires.
Day 3 Catch a flight to El Calafate; lakes and caves off-road tour with a visit to Argentino Lake.
Day 4 Perito Moreno Glacier tour with mini-trekking; free time at Los Glaciares National Park.
Day 5 Fly to Bariloche, Lake District visit, hiking in Llao Llao Municipal Park.
Day 6 Kayaking experience in Nahuel Huapi National Park.
Day 7 Fly to Mendoza, and transfer to the Lujan de Cuyo wine region.
Day 8 Wine tasting at Enzo Bianchi and Corazón del Sol wineries in Uco Valley.
Day 9 Free day in Mendoza or optional activities like visiting Potrerillos.
Day 10 Depart from Mendoza

Relish an unforgettable family journey with this 10 days in Argentina itinerary. Start your tour in Buenos Aires, where guided tours of well-known areas like San Telmo and La Boca await. Savor authentic Argentine asado at a private supper at El Fogon Experience. Fly to El Calafate and explore the stunning landscapes of Patagonia on the “Lakes and Caves” off-road adventure. Take a guided trip across the Perito Moreno Glacier's vast expanse of ice before continuing to Bariloche in the Lake District, where you'll hike through Llao Llao Municipal Park and kayak on Nahuel Huapi Lake. Conclude your trip to Mendoza. Visit renowned wineries in Lujan de Cuyo and the Uco Valley, sampling exquisite Malbec wines paired with gourmet lunches.

3. Best of Patagonia: 10 Days in Argentina

Tierra del Fuego's lake with hills in the distance on a clear day in Chile.
Explore pristine lakes, snowcapped mountains and pleasant scenery while visiting Tierra del Fuego national park.
Laguna Nimez Reserve in El Calafate
Exploring the Laguna Nimez Reserve is a nice leisurely activity to do on a spare morning or afternoon in El Calafate.
Day 1 Arrive in Buenos Aires and explore the city at your own pace.
Day 2 Buenos Aires city tour and tango performance at Café de Los Angelitos in the evening.
Day 3 Fly to El Calafate and enjoy your free time at your own leisure.
Day 4 Full-day excursion to Perito Moreno Glacier and nautical safari on Rico Lake.
Day 5 Day at leisure in El Calafate for personal exploration or guided trips.
Day 6 Fly to Ushuaia and enjoy your leisure time.
Day 7 Tour of Tierra del Fuego National Park, including a cruise on the Beagle Channel.
Day 8 Free day in Ushuaia (optional visits to museums or scenic train rides on Tren del Fin del Mundo).
Day 9 Fly back to Buenos Aires and enjoy your free time exploring the city or shopping.
Day 10 Transfer to the airport for your flight back home.

Experience 10 days in Argentina, beginning and concluding in Buenos Aires. Begin your adventure in the vibrant capital, exploring its historic landmarks like Plaza de Mayo and enjoying a traditional tango show. Fly to El Calafate, the gateway to the awe-inspiring Perito Moreno Glacier. Marvel at its colossal ice walls and take a nautical safari on Rico Lake for up-close views of floating icebergs. Continue to Ushuaia and explore Tierra del Fuego National Park on a scenic tour, spotting wildlife and cruising the Beagle Channel past Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse and penguin-dotted shores. Enjoy leisure time exploring Ushuaia's museums or riding the historic Tren del Fin del Mundo. Return to Buenos Aires for a final day of exploration before bidding farewell to Patagonia.

4. Highlights of Chile and Argentina: 10 Days in Argentina

Swiss style main Square in Bariloche, Patagonia, Argentina
Immerse yourself in the charm of Bariloche by visiting its lively square, where local culture, stunning views, and unforgettable moments come together
Day 1 Arrive in Santiago and enjoy a free day exploring the city; join a welcome meeting in the evening.
Day 2 Santiago city tour, visit the Museum of Memory and transfer to Valparaíso.
Day 3 Free morning in Valparaíso, Casablanca Valley winery tour, return to Santiago, overnight bus to Pucón.
Day 4 Free day in Pucón; enjoy whitewater rafting, or take a stroll and enjoy the city.
Day 5 Explore Pucón (optional thermal pool bath, Volcan Villarrica hike, or Huerquehue Park visit).
Day 6 Cross to Argentina (San Martin, then Bariloche).
Day 7 Gaucho ranch experience near Bariloche.
Day 8 Free day in Bariloche (optional Puerto Blest, Cantaros Waterfall, or Circuito Chico tour).
Day 9 Fly to Buenos Aires (optional Tango dinner show).
Day 10 Departure day (optional Teatro Colón tour, Buenos Aires guided city tour, La Boca and San Telmo visits, or Buenos Aires bike tour).

Set off on an exhilarating adventure starting in Santiago, then explore Valparaíso, famed for its vibrant hillside homes and dynamic arts scene. Continue to Pucón in Chile’s stunning Lake District, where thrilling activities like whitewater rafting and hiking in Huerquehue National Park await. Cross the majestic Andes into Argentina and arrive in Bariloche, where you’ll immerse yourself in gaucho culture with horseback rides and a traditional barbecue on a scenic ranch. Conclude your journey in Buenos Aires, where the passionate rhythms of tango and the colorful neighborhoods of La Boca and San Telmo offer a vivid introduction to Argentine culture.

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No matter what you include in your 10 days in Argentina tour, we know you’ll never forget the memorable sights and experiences.

If you think an Argentinian itinerary for 10 days is not quite enough, you can consider an elaborate 3-week in Argentina. For more ideas on Argentina's itineraries, check out our guide on how many days to spend in Argentina.

If you are looking for a more personalized travel experience, contact our travel experts for a customized trip to Argentina.

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Published by Marie Storm, updated on July 12, 2024

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