Stroll through Buenos Aires' eclectic neighborhoods before visiting the breathtaking Iguazu Falls National Park in this short but sweet itinerary that balances culture with nature. The perfect short trip for active travelers who are short on time but hoping to catch some of Argentina's most famous highlights.
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When is the best time to visit?
Since Argentina is a vast country, with climates ranging from the warm North to the icy South, when to visit really depends on where you plan on going. But as a general rule of thumb, travelers should aim to visit from April to June (fall) or from September to December (spring.)
Where to go in Argentina?
City life in Buenos Aires is a constant blur and a must-see for any visitor interested in soaking up the exciting culture of this country. Argentina boasts a host of natural splendors as well, from the Iguazú Falls in the subtropical north to the icy beauty of Perito Moreno Glacier and the Andean salt flats. Whatever destination travelers prefer, most will agree on one thing: there’s nothing like a well grilled Argentinian steak accompanied by a glass of local red wine.
How many days do I need?
To truly experience Argentina, and eat your way through their diverse cuisine, plan to spend at least 10 days in this high-energy country.
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This 16-day itinerary combines cultural and historical highlights of Argentina, Chile, and Peru, from city life and wine tastings to the Incan Empire and natural scapes. Walk the bustling streets of Buenos Aires and taste Malbec in the wineries of Mendoza. Tour Santiago de Chile and gaze upon the snow-capped Andes. Immerse yourself in the Cusco region and discover the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu.
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While Northern Argentina is among the least explored areas of the country, it is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding areas to visit. Sitting at the foot of the Andes, it offers spectacular scenery of snow-capped volcanoes, vast salt flats, and otherworldly rock formations. This 15-day trip takes you to the area’s most dramatic sights, giving you a great taster of what the area offers.
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Patagonia—located in Argentina and Chile—is, without a doubt, one of the world's most beautiful and undiscovered regions, and this 15-day itinerary includes adventures in both countries. Kicking off with some food, wine, and culture in Buenos Aires and Mendoza, you'll fly south to Argentine Patagonia for glacier trekking in Los Glaciares National Park. Continue across the border in Torres del Paine for a multi-day hike through Grey Glacier, French Valley, and the imposing towers of Las Torres.
This exciting 15-day itinerary highlights Argentina's top attractions combining urban culture, outdoor activities, and vineyard relaxation. After exploring Buenos Aires with a local guide, you'll fly to Patagonia for glacier trekking and unique excursions in the southernmost city in the world. Finish in high-altitude Mendoza—world-famous for Malbecs—to partake in wine tastings and kayaking in the surrounding Andes.
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Best of patagonia - 9 days, Argentina - Jan 14 - Jan 26, 2019
Your team did a great job with the overall organization of the trip. We were met at EZE by Ceci, who provided a bottle of wine. All connections were spot on. We took two trips out to Perito Moreno glacier. If I had realized how long it takes to get out there, I might have made a change in our daily itinerary...still, not a big deal. I thought the cave on the way to Torres Del Paine Park was interesting, but not sure it was worth the time. Everything else was spectacular. We were well... read more
Best of patagonia - 9 days, Argentina - Nov 17 - Dec 2, 2018
We had a great time booking with Kimkim, and will definitely use them again. We would also recommend them to others, and in particular others doing the trip we did.
We had some really great calls with our specialist Martin, who did an amazing job, and helped us plan the trip that we wanted. I was very particular about our accommodation, but Martin listened to what I wanted and (patiently) found the perfect options. He also helped us maximise our time in Patagonia e.g by thinking outside the... read more
Patagonia 40th - argentina, Argentina - Dec 27 - Jan 5, 2019
Maria was wonderful from start to finish. She picked a terrific itinerary and gave great advice on where to go and how many days to spend. All the arrangements she made went off without a hitch. She helped with changes and a traveler who had to change plans last minute due to illness. We all had a wonderful time and I would use Maria again in a heartbeat!