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Argentina is a behemoth of a country that occupies much of the southern portion of South America. It has arid deserts, high mountains, cold tundra, and a vast ocean shoreline. So planning a trip to Argentina can be a bit challenging if you do not know where to go, what to do, or how many days to allot for your vacation. This article is for those who are short on time and wish to see the natural wonders of Argentina. In just 5 Days in Argentina, you can explore some of the iconic sites and hidden gems of the country. From the awe-inspiring De los Tres Lagoon to the iconic Iguazu Falls to Magdalena Island, each day promises adventure and discovery. And if you cannot spare five days, we also have three- and four-day Argentina itineraries.

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1. Patagonia Glaciers Eco-Trek: 3 Days in Argentina

El Chalten city in Patagonia.
Explore the rugged beauty of El Chalten, where nature and adventure collide in the heart of Patagonia.
Day 1 Pick up at El Chalten.
Day 2 Trek to De Los Tres Lagoon via Piedras Blancas Viewpoint
Day 3 Trek to Madre e Hija Lagoon and head to El Chalten.

The 3 days in Argentina trip begins with convenient pickup service at your accommodation or the designated bus station, setting the stage for a remarkable adventure. Trek to the iconic De Los Tres Lagoon via the captivating Piedras Blancas Viewpoint and be amazed by the breathtaking vistas. Explore the enchanting Madre e Hija Lagoon and immerse yourself in its natural beauty. This unforgettable itinerary unveils the hidden gems of El Chalten, promising thrilling adventures and unforgettable memories. See more.

2. Road Trip to Iguazu From Buenos Aires: 4 Days in Argentina

Iguazu Falls, on the border of Argentina and Brazil
Iguazu Falls is a popular tourist destination on the Argentina-Brazil border known for its majestic waterfalls.
Day 1 Depart to Puerto Iguazu
Day 2 Relax at your hotel and visit the "Hito tes fronteras" or Guira Oga
Day 3 Explore the Argentine side of Iguazu National Park
Day 4 Explore the Brazillian side of Iguazu National Park

Start your journey in Puerto Iguazu, Argentina. Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Iguazu Falls and its awe-inspiring surroundings. Explore the nearby attractions like “Hito tres fronteras”, the converging point between Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, and Guira Oga, a sanctuary for exotic wildlife. Take a trip to Iguazu National Park on the Argentina side, marveling at the majestic falls up close. Continue your adventure by venturing to the Brazilian side of the park to witness the panoramic views of this incredible natural masterpiece. Feel the mist on your skin, hear the thundering roar, and witness the unbridled force of nature as you get up close to the awe-inspiring falls. See more.

3. Patagonia Cruise: 5 Days in Argentina

Magellanic penguins in Magdalena Island, Argentina.
Witness the enchanting sight of Magellanic penguins on Magdalena Island during your 5-day tour in Argentina.
Day 1 Board the Australis cruise tour in Ushuaia
Day 2 Explore Cape Horn at Wulaia Bay
Day 3 Go on a shore excursion to Pia Glacier
Day 4 Enter Agostini Sound
Day 5 Visit Magdalena Island and spot wildlife.

This adventure starts with taking a Ushuaia tour in Argentina, where you will begin your extraordinary journey by boarding the renowned Australis Cruise. Prepare to be enthralled as you delve into the secrets of the legendary Cape Horn and explore the picturesque Wulaia Bay, and immerse yourself in the rich history and captivating stories of early explorers. Feel a sense of wonder and awe as you witness the icy beauty of Pia Glacier. Traverse the captivating Agostini Sound, where towering glaciers and dramatic landscapes create an otherworldly ambiance. Conclude this journey with a visit to Magdalena Island, where fascinating wildlife awaits. Encounter charming Magellanic penguins as they waddle along the shores, and be delighted by the playful antics of sea lions. See more.

If you are wondering what other durations you can work with, check out our guide on how many days to spend in Argentina. To plan your own customized trip to Argentina, contact our travel experts today. For a seasonal overview, check out our guide on the best time to visit Argentina.

Published by Astha Joshi, updated on August 2, 2023

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