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With rugged, mountainous valleys, cold-water lakes, and steep glacier peaks, explore Argentina which is home to some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet. For those who wonder how many days to spend in Argentina, it is good to know that although 7 days in Argentina is barely enough to scratch the surface of this magnificent country, you can still catch its most famous sights and attractions. If you're looking for Argentina itineraries for 7 days, then you're in the right place — check out our recommendations for 6, 7, and 8-day trips here.

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A humongous block of glacier on turquoise lake surrounded
Perito Moreno Glacier is one of the few glaciers in the world that is actually growing
Tierra del Fuego
Tierra del Fuego is at the southernmost part of the world and is as wild and fascinating as you can imagine 
Day 1 Arrive in Ushuaia, free afternoon for optional activities
Day 2 Drive to Tierra del Fuego National Park, canoe ride down Lapataia River
Day 3 Sail through the Beagle Channel, visit Les Eclaireurs
Day 4 Fly to El Calafate, free afternoon for optional activities
Day 5 Drive to Perito Moreno Glacier, optional boat trip, or glacier hiking
Day 6 Head to your next destination

This "End of the World" tour will take you to two of Argentina's most stunning cities. You'll start your journey in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. This charming port town is just a stone's throw away from Tierra del Fuego National Park, which is known for its incredibly diverse scenery. After spending a few days by the Beagle Channel, head up towards El Calafate, a land filled with giant, shifting glaciers. This trip is an excellent option for travelers who want to experience Argentina’s Patagonian wilderness. See tours.

Insider's Tip: If you visiting Ushuaia and sailing the Beagle Channel choose the tour to Isla Martillo to walk among Magellan penguins and see a rare type called the yellow-crested penguin, more easily found in Antarctica (from October to April) — Say Hueque Argentina & Chile Journeys


steak dish on a wooden plate with knife and fork on either side
Enjoy many Argentinian dishes, like this steak, while seeing the country
Mendoza in Argentina is a must visit place
Taste fine wine and see spectacular views in Mendoza
Day 1 City tour of Buenos Aires and three-course lunch with winery
Day 2 Visit San Antonio de Areca, food, and cooking tour
Day 3 Gourmet cooking class, dinner, and tango show 
Day 4 Fly to Mendoza for wine tasting and dinner 
Day 5 Visit Clos de Los 7 Winery and enjoy lunch paired with winery
Day 6 Drive to Lujan de Cuyo for a wine tour, tasting and cooking class
Day 7 Drive to Casa El Enemigo and depart from Mendoza Airport

On this mouth-watering food and wine tour, you’ll experience the best Argentinian cuisine and gastronomy. Your trip starts in Buenos Aires, where you’ll spend three days exploring the city’s best landmarks and restaurants. Visit a traditional market in San Antonio de Arecca, cook with a world-renowned Argentine chef, and even watch a live tango show. You’ll then head to Mendoza, the heart of Argentina’s wine country. Tour the cellars and sample exquisite wines from some of Argentina’s best wineries. You’ll also have the chance to enhance your skills with a fun and engaging cooking class at Susana Balbo’s Winery. If you’re looking to satisfy your appetite for Argentinian culture and food, then this tour is for you. Describe your ideal 7-day Argentine tour for a customized itinerary.


People at a viewing deck built on a river with waterfalls in the background
Besides hiking to the viewing decks at Iguazu, visitors can also take boat trips to the falls
Day 1 Free afternoon in Buenos Aires with optional activities
Day 2 Half-day Buenos Aires tour and tango show in the evening
Day 3 Fly to El Calafate, free afternoon for optional activities
Day 4 Full-day Perito Moreno Glacier tour
Day 5 Flay to Puerto Iguazu, a free day for hiking or sanctuary visits
Day 6 Drive to Iguazu Falls and witness the falls
Day 7 Drive to the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls for another viewing. Fly back to Buenos Aires.
Day 8 Free day in Buenos Aires, head to your next destination

If you want to experience Argentina's natural beauty but also experience its vibrant city life, then this tour is for you. Start in Argentina's bustling capital, Buenos Aires, where you'll get to watch the tradition of tango dancing. Next, you'll make your way to El Calafate to see the famous glaciers. Your next flight will take you away from the freezing weather to the lush jungle of Puerto Iguazú. After a few days of visiting the Argentinian and Brazilian sides of Iguazú Falls, you'll head back to Buenos Aires to finish up your amazing adventure. See tours.

Insiders Tip: Take a guided bike tour to explore the North or the South neighborhoods of the city. La Boca and the famous Caminito passage is part of the southern experience, while Recoleta and its famous cimetiere is on the north side.


Mount Fitz Roy in Patagonia
The hike from El Chaltén to the base of Mount Fitz Roy is chock-full of scenic views and landscapes
Ice Hiking in Perito Moreno Glacier
Ice hiking is the best way to get up close and personal with Perito Moreno Glacier
Day 1 Free afternoon in El Calafate for optional activities
Day 2 Drive to El Chalten to start your two-night, three-day hiking tour
Day 3 Hike to Laguna de los Tres National Park
Day 4 Hike to Cerro Torre trail, return to El Chalten
Day 5 Day hike tour of Loma del Pliegue Tumbado
Day 6 Drive to El Calafate, free afternoon for optional activities
Day 7 Drive to Perito Moreno Glacier, optional glacier tours and activities available
Day 8 Head to your next destination

Outdoor enthusiasts will love this Patagonia trekking tour in Argentina. Starting in El Calafate, you'll soon make your way to El Chalten for a two-night, three-day hiking tour of Mount Fitz Roy. During your journey, you'll stop by Laguna de Los Tres National Park and Laguna Torre Lake. The steep granite peaks and cobalt blue lakes make the perfect backdrop for your trekking experience. The trip ends back in El Calafate, where you'll have the opportunity to visit the continuously shifting ice blocks in Perito Moreno Glacier. This tour is the perfect option for adventurous travelers who want to see several of Argentina's most stunning landscapes.  


Published by Marie Storm, updated on August 11, 2023

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