Stroll through Buenos Aires' eclectic neighborhoods before visiting the breathtaking Iguazú Falls National Park in this short but sweet itinerary that balances culture with nature. This is the perfect short trip for active travelers who are short on time but hoping to catch some of Argentina's most famous highlights.
Argentina 6-Day Tours & Itineraries
Only have six days to spare for your Argentine holiday? Not to worry; the entire nation is wide open, and this includes highlights of Patagonia like El Calafate and Los Glaciares National Park. If culture and conviviality are more your thing, you can spend this time gallivanting around Buenos Aires on a walking tour and jetting off to Mendoza, in the east, for tours of vineyards and tastings of world-class wines. A more active adventure will not only see you dance the tango in Argentina’s capital but go on a marine-life safari in the coastal city of Puerto Madryn.
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If Argentina is the breadbasket of South America, then Mendoza is the accompanying wine bottle. The fertile lands around Mendoza produce the country's premier varietals, including Argentina's flagship: Malbec. Begin your adventure in Buenos Aires and immerse yourself in Argentine culture during a city tour and passionate tango performance. Then you'll jet off to Mendoza for vineyard tours and wine tastings as well as a kayaking excursion.
Experience winter at the end of the world on this 6-day guided Patagonian adventure. With the southernmost city of Ushuaia as your base, you'll set out to explore the otherworldly landscapes of the spectacular Tierra del Fuego. Trek to icy lakes, hike through ancient forests, and try your hand at skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling against the magnificent backdrop of the Andes Mountains.
Explore the highlights of Argentine Patagonia on this six-day adventure. Begin in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires, and explore its vibrant city streets and delicious dining opportunities with a city tour and tango show. Then, head to El Calafate to visit Los Glaciares National Park to get an up-close look at the majestic Perito Moreno glacier. Next, you'll take a trip to Estancia Cristina to visit the local folkloric museum as well as the Continental Ice Field Refuge for incredible views of Upsala Glacier and Lake Guillermo.
Immerse yourself in Argentina's rich culture and beautiful landscapes in this quick six-day itinerary. Begin by exploring the metropolitan capital of Buenos Aires. Next, visit the colonial city of Salta, your jumping off point for the rugged gorges, salt flats, and painted deserts of Argentina's far north. Top it all off with a visit to San Antonio de Areco, a traditional cowboy town where you'll stay on a working estancia.
Get in touch with the rhythm and wildlife of Argentina on this 6-day adventure. Begin in the modern metropolis of Buenos Aires. Here, you'll take in the city's sights and sounds on a half-day tour, followed by a traditional Argentine tango lesson. Next, head south to Puerto Madryn, a seaside community in Patagonia famous for its diverse ecosystem featuring many unique birds and marine mammals. Here, you'll take in the stunning scenery and wildlife while visiting a penguin colony and going a whale watching excursion.
The perfect family vacation to Argentina combines city activities with adventures in the great outdoors. This brisk six-day itinerary offers precisely that as you and the brood will discover Buenos Aires on walking tours before jetting south to the Lake District and the alpine resort city of Bariloche. From there you'll explore the surrounding lakes and mountains plus brave the rapids on a whitewater rafting trip.
Argentina's capital exudes Latin American spirit and European style. It's a city of wide boulevards and baroque buildings, where tango dancers perform on cobbled streets and soccer-mad denizens party all night in raucous discos. Enjoy the best of B.A. on a six-day tour of its famously carnivorous culinary scene, plus see a tango show and take a day trip to a country ranch for horseback riding with real gauchos.
In less than a week you can enjoy two of the highlights of Argentine Patagonia plus have a bit of fun in Buenos Aires, too. After a night in the capital, you'll fly south to El Calafate and not just see the Perito Moreno Glacier but you'll hike across its surface. To cap the trip you'll hike around the famous Mt. Fitz Roy and up to glacial lakes for incredible views.
This six-day excursion to Buenos Aires and Mendoza is ideal for foodies with an appreciation for fine wine. It begins in Buenos Aires, where beyond city tours you'll participate in a cooking class and create authentic Argentine dishes. Then you'll fly to Mendoza and not only enjoy wine tours of vineyards and bodegas but you'll also learn how to prepare another Argentine staple: country BBQ.
Any list of the world's best ski locales must include Argentina's southern Lake District. This is the gateway to Patagonia, and on an unforgettable six-day vacation you'll ski the mountains around the beautiful alpine resort town of Bariloche. As an added bonus, you'll kick off the journey with city tours of Buenos Aires.