Argentina 13-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 25 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Argentina.

With almost two weeks, you can design any kind of Argentine holiday you’d like, be it an active adventure or a breezy wine and culture tour. You could head east from Buenos Aires to Mendoza and partake in wine tastings as well as excursions into the Andes Mountains. An immersive trip through Patagonia, visiting destinations like Perito Moreno Glacier and Tierra del Fuego, is another option. Or you could focus on major sites throughout the nation including Patagonia, the deserts of the north, and mammoth Iguazú Falls.

See our itineraries below or read our guide to the best 13-day trips in Argentina.

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Patagonia's Tierra del Fuego National Park
Map of Patagonia & Iguazú Falls - 13 Days
Patagonia & Iguazú Falls - 13 Days

This adventurous 13-day itinerary combines Argentina's most spectacular scenery in the far north and south. After getting to know Buenos Aires with a local guide, you’ll head to the Brazilian border to hike around hundreds of waterfalls. Then, fly to Patagonia where you'll get up close to glaciers and partake in a range of outdoor activities. Finish back in the capital for a tango dance and hands-on culinary experience.

Lapataia River in Ushuaia
Map of Discover Argentina's  Highlights: Buenos Aires, Patagonia and Iguazú Falls - 13 Days
Discover Argentina's Highlights: Buenos Aires, Patagonia and Iguazú Falls - 13 Days

Perfect for travelers looking to experience more of Patagonia and see Argentina's natural wonders, this thirteen-day itinerary includes a visit to the famed Perito Moreno glacier and stops in Ushuaia—the southernmost city in the world—to see penguins and trek in Tierra del Fuego National Park. You'll hike through the rugged mountain scenery around Mount Fitz Roy, learn to dance the tango and experience the crashing immensity of Iguazú Falls, all in one trip. 

Outdoor activities in Patagonia's Lake District
Map of Classic Argentina: Bariloche, Mendoza, & Salta - 13 Days
Classic Argentina: Bariloche, Mendoza, & Salta - 13 Days

First-timers in Argentina will cover a lot of ground with this 13-day itinerary. Starting in Buenos Aires, you'll fly to Bariloche for a series of outdoor activities that capitalize on the views. Then, venture to Medoza's famous Malbec vineyards for wine tastings. Next is the colonial city of Salta—jumping off point for rugged gorges, giant salt flats, and colorful deserts in the country's far north. Spend your last night in a historic estancia and live the life of a real gaucho.

The Lakes District near Bariloche
Map of Buenos Aires and Patagonia: Ushuaia, El Calafate, & El Chaltén - 13 Days
Buenos Aires and Patagonia: Ushuaia, El Calafate, & El Chaltén - 13 Days

This amazing 13-day trip includes some of the most spectacular scenery that Argentine Patagonia has to offer. After exploring Buenos Aires, you'll head to Ushuaia, famed for being "the city at the end of the world." Then you'll head to El Calafate—the jumping-off point for Los Glaciares National Park—where you'll get up close to Perito Moreno. End the adventure in El Chaltén, the Patagonia hiking capital.

Torres del Paine
Map of Patagonia Trekking Adventure: Los Glaciares, Torres del Paine, & More - 13 Days
Patagonia Trekking Adventure: Los Glaciares, Torres del Paine, & More - 13 Days

This 13-day Patagonian trek is designed for adventurers and includes the best outdoor viewpoints in two countries. Explore the peaks, valleys, and glaciers of Torres del Paine, and then cross the border from Chile into Argentina to discover more of the stunning panoramas through hikes, boat tours, and more in El Calafate and El Chaltén. You’ll also have time in two capital cities—embark on a sightseeing tour in Santiago and wind down the trip on your own in Buenos Aires.

Colorful desert landscapes outside of Salta
Map of Classic Argentina: Buenos Aires, Mendoza, & Salta - 13 Days
Classic Argentina: Buenos Aires, Mendoza, & Salta - 13 Days

Experience the best of Argentina's culture, wine, cuisine, and Andean scenery on this 13-day tour. Begin by exploring the vibrant city of Buenos Aires and then fly to high-altitude Medoza for wine tastings and kayaking. Next, head to the colonial city of Salta—your jumping off point for rugged gorges, salt flats, and more vineyards in the country's far north before returning to the capital for horseback riding with gauchos.

Views over Rio de Janeiro
South America Coast to Coast: Chile, Argentina & Brazil - 13 Days

In just under two weeks, this trip of a lifetime takes you on a journey from South America's Pacific to Atlantic coasts. Start in Chile, where you'll tour cosmopolitan Santiago and stroll through colorful seaside resorts. Then it's off to Argentina, to discover the vibrant neighborhoods and tango shows of Buenos Aires. Hike along the rushing waters of Iguazú Falls, then end your trip in Brazil—relaxing on the famous beaches of Rio de Janeiro.

Cross mountain lakes from Chile to Argentina
Andean Lake Crossing: Santiago to Buenos Aires - 13 Days

Embark on an unforgettable journey across the Andes on this 13-day itinerary, which takes you deep into the magnificent Lake Districts of Chile and Argentina. Starting in Santiago, fly south to cruise across mountain lakes, hike to scenic peaks, and explore charming alpine villages. A day of breathtaking travel by boat and bus takes you into Argentina, where you'll explore the lakeside town of Bariloche and end your stay soaking up the culture and energy of Buenos Aires.

The Iberá Wetlands
Map of Argentina Nature Tour:  Buenos Aires, Salta, Iguazú Falls & Iberá Wetlands - 13 Days
Argentina Nature Tour: Buenos Aires, Salta, Iguazú Falls & Iberá Wetlands - 13 Days

This thirteen-day itinerary focuses on discovering the stunning landscapes of northern Argentina. Start off with a few days in Buenos Aires and visit a tango show in San Telmo, the heart of Buenos Aires' tango scene. Then, head to Salta to see the rugged rock formations of the Quebrada de las Conchas and visit several small charming villages. Then it's time to travel to Iguazú Falls, the largest waterfall complex in the world. Finally, end your trip on a relaxing note by spending a couple of days on an ecolodge in the Iberá Wetlands.

Cruise through the Patagonia's Beagle Channel and look for marine life
Map of Argentina for Adventurers – 13 days
Argentina for Adventurers – 13 days

This exciting 13-day itinerary highlights some of Argentina's most impressive natural wonders. Kicking off in Buenos Aires, you'll venture to Patagonia where you’ll get close to massive glaciers and partake in a range of outdoor activities in the southernmost city in the world. Finish in the far north—at the Brazilian border—to explore hundreds of waterfalls in both countries for a real taste of adventure.

Sea Lion Colony in Peninsula Valdés
Map of Patagonia Adventure: Puerto Madryn, Ushuaia, El Calafate, & El Chaltén - 13 Days
Patagonia Adventure: Puerto Madryn, Ushuaia, El Calafate, & El Chaltén - 13 Days

This thirteen-day adventure is perfect for nature-lovers who want to experience more of Patagonia's amazing landscapes and diverse eco-systems. Start with an eco-friendly tour of Buenos Aires on a bamboo bicycle, then head to the Atlantic coast to see whales, sea lions, and more in Peninsula Valdés. Then, go say hello to Magellanic penguins in Ushuaia, and spend a day trekking through Tierra del Fuego National Park. Finally, head to El Calafate for the chance to walk on top of Perito Moreno glacier, and spend a final day in "hiker's paradise" before flying home.

Approaching the city of Ushuaia
Map of Best of Patagonia: El Calafate & Ushuaia - 13 Days
Best of Patagonia: El Calafate & Ushuaia - 13 Days

Perfect for outdoor adventure enthusiasts, this active itinerary will award you with views of ancient glaciers, turquoise lakes, and storied mountain peaks. Start with a free day in Buenos Aires before you fly to Patagonia to hike in Los Glaciares National Park, and then head to Ushuaia—the southernmost city in the world—for more trekking, canoeing, and channel cruising. End your trip with a special excursion to Isla Martillo where you'll see thousands of penguins up close.

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Map of Classic Argentina: Buenos Aires, Patagonia, & Mendoza - 13 Days
Classic Argentina: Buenos Aires, Patagonia, & Mendoza - 13 Days

This unforgettable 13-day itinerary allows you to experience exciting activities in some of Argentina's most beautiful regions. After hiking across a glacier near El Calafate, you'll fly to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, for nature excursions. The journey culminates in Mendoza, Argentina's fertile wine country, where beyond tastings you'll embark on kayak trips and mountain hikes in the surrounding Andes.

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Map of Classic Argentina: Patagonia, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 13 Days
Classic Argentina: Patagonia, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 13 Days

Enjoy high adventure over 13  fun-filled days in Argentina. You'll discover nearly the entire country, starting with a tango show in Buenos Aires followed by a riverboat cruise up the Río de la Plata. Then you'll visit Argentina's southern Lake District for catamaran tours, followed by a full-day wine tour in Mendoza, and finally a stop at Iguazú, where you'll marvel at its famous waterfalls.

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Map of Buenos Aires, El Calafate, & Bariloche - 13 Days
Buenos Aires, El Calafate, & Bariloche - 13 Days

Visit the world's oldest glaciers on a 13-day Patagonian adventure that includes the alpine town of Bariloche plus Los Glaciers National Park. In the latter, you'll enjoy boat tours from the town of El Calafate to the most incredible glacier in the region, Perito Moreno. Then, in Argentina's beautiful Lake District, you'll experience the charms of Bariloche while embarking on nature hikes and boat trips around Lake Nahuel Huapi.

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Map of Ushuaia & El Calafate Adventure - 13 Days
Ushuaia & El Calafate Adventure - 13 Days

Anyone with a passion for the great outdoors owes it to themselves to experience Patagonia at least once. This 13-day adventure offers the highlights of this region, starting in the far south with nature hikes in Tierra del Fuego followed by a trip to the Southern Patagonian Ice Field to tour massive glaciers. Along the way, you'll visit a penguin colony, travel the Beagle Channel, and see the sights in Buenos Aires. 

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Map of Buenos Aires, Iguazú Falls, Mendoza, & Bariloche - 13 Days
Buenos Aires, Iguazú Falls, Mendoza, & Bariloche - 13 Days

If you want to experience the best outdoor excursions and cultural activities in Argentina, look no further than this 13-day itinerary. It includes a tango show in Buenos Aires, BBQ cooking class in Mendoza, and a visit to a countryside cowboy ranch. Beyond that, you'll tour the mammoth waterfalls at Iguazú, go on a wine tour, and embark on nature excursions and lake cruises in Patagonia.

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Map of Explore Northern Argentina - 13 Days
Explore Northern Argentina - 13 Days

Come discover the arid plateaus, geologic wonders, and painted mountains of northern Argentina. With almost two weeks, you'll enjoy city life in Buenos Aires before flying to Salta to visit nearby salt flats, gorges, and underground caves. You'll also take a wine tour in the Calchaquí Valley and visit the archeological ruins of one of the earliest settlements in Argentina.

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Map of Best of Argentina: Buenos Aires to El Calafate - 13 Days
Best of Argentina: Buenos Aires to El Calafate - 13 Days

This 13-day adventure in Patagonia is perfect for wildlife enthusiasts and outdoor excursionists. From Buenos Aires, you'll travel south to the Atlantic coast, which is home to exotic marine life including sea lions, penguins, and right whales. Then venture to Tierra del Fuego and, like Darwin himself, sail the Beagle Channel before heading back north to the most impressive glacier in the region, Perito Moreno.

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Map of Buenos Aires, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 13 Days
Buenos Aires, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 13 Days

In Argentina, you can mix exciting outdoor excursions with fun cultural activities. On this 13-day adventure, you'll discover Buenos Aires on city tours, hike through the Andes, and sample the wines of Mendoza. As a bonus, you'll travel north to the border with Brazil and stroll to the edge of the largest waterfall in the Americas, Iguazú.

An archway of glacial ice in Patagonia
Explore the Glaciers & National Parks of Southern Patagonia - 13 Days

You won't have to choose between Argentinian and Chilean Patagonia on this 13-day adventure — this wide-ranging itinerary takes you to the highlights of both! The trip kicks off in Buenos Aires, then continues with a short flight to El Calafate, the gateway to Los Glaciares National Park and the magnificent Perito Moreno Glacier. Then you'll travel to Chile's famous Torres del Paine National Park for a few days of hiking. You'll head back to El Calafate to make the connection further south to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world.  Trek on a glacier, boat down the Beagle Channel, and dine on fresh seafood to wrap up the trip.

Beautiful vistas of glaciers in Argentine Patagonia
Map of Discover Patagonia: Buenos Aires, El Calafate, El Chaltén, & Bariloche  - 13 Days
Discover Patagonia: Buenos Aires, El Calafate, El Chaltén, & Bariloche - 13 Days

Perfect for travelers and active hikers who love the outdoors, this trip puts nature center stage. Start off in the charming city of Buenos Aires before heading to El Calafate, the heart of Patagonia, to explore the region's impressive landscapes, including the towering Perito Moreno glacier. Then, you'll travel to El Chaltén to enjoy hikes around Mount Fitz Roy before ending with a visit to Bariloche in the beautiful Lake District, where you'll have plenty more hiking opportunities and a kayaking adventure.

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Map of Discover Northern Argentina - 13 Days
Discover Northern Argentina - 13 Days

Spend 13 days discovering the natural wonders of northern Argentina, from mammoth Iguazú Falls to the painted mountains of the Quebrada de Humahuaca. First, though, you'll enjoy a tango show in Buenos Aires plus a day trip to a working cowboy ranch. Then you'll head north to visit the thundering falls at Iguazú, and afterward you'll tour the salt flats and gorges around the colonial city of Salta.

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Map of Argentina Ski Adventure - 13 Days
Argentina Ski Adventure - 13 Days

With nearly two weeks you can enjoy an incredible ski vacation in Argentina's Patagonia region. This itinerary also includes excursions around Buenos Aires, such as visiting a working cattle ranch for a traditional BBQ. As if that isn't enough, after hitting the slopes you'll journey further south to Ushuaia where you'll sail the Beagle Channel and walk with penguins.

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