One of the best ways to explore Argentina is on four wheels, giving you the chance to explore the country at your own pace while soaking in the country's spectacular natural scenery. This eight-day road trip takes you from the lively city of Mendoza to the polychromatic mountains of the north.
Argentina 8-Day Tours & Itineraries
A week and a day is long enough to visit a combination of places in any one or two regions of Argentina. Feel free to mix and match your adventure, whether that means going whale-watching on the Atlantic coast, off Puerto Madryn, or visiting the painted mountains of the northern deserts as well as Iguazú Falls. You could also make your trip a family adventure and head to the Patagonian lake city of Bariloche for hiking, kayaking, and river rafting. The options are almost limitless.
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One of the least explored—yet most rewarding—areas of the country, this 8-day itinerary covers the highlights of Northern Argentina. After a day in the capital, you’ll visit hundreds of waterfalls on the Brazilian border teeming with unique flora and fauna, explore a colonial city known for architecture, and take day-trips to epic gorges, salt flats, and wineries at the foot of the Andes.
Take in the beauty and complexity of Argentine culture and natural landscapes on this 8-day journey. First, learn all about the history and people of Buenos Aires, also known as porteños on a full-day walking tour. Next, head just outside of the city to experience the culture of the gauchos, the traditional counterpoint to the modern porteños. Then, travel north to the iconic Iguazu Falls, the largest waterfall system in the world. Top it all off with a trip back to Buenos Aires to enjoy a traditional dinner and tango performance.
Argentina is a destination that's fun for the entire family. During this action-packed adventure, you'll discover some of the country's best family-friendly highlights. Begin your adventure by exploring the metropolitan capital of Buenos Aires on foot, visiting the city's most famous sites while learning about its rich history. Then it's off to the Lake District and the famous alpine city of Bariloche. Here you'll enjoy nature hikes, kayaking excursions, and even a whitewater rafting trip down the Río Manso. Finally, you'll return to Buenos Aires where you'll indulge in city life one more day before returning home.
This adventure-packed 8-day itinerary takes you to the heart of Argentine Patagonia: Los Glaciares National Park. Take a day to experience the vibrant metropolis of Buenos Aires, then fly south to El Calafate and the famous Perito Moreno glacier. Then, take in the breath-taking scenery around nearby El Chaltén with several hiking excursions around the vertiginous Mt. Fitz Roy.
Experience the culture and wildlife of Argentina on this 8-day adventure. Begin your adventure in the cosmopolitan capital city of Buenos Aires. Take in the city's sights and sounds on a full-day bike tour. Then, head just outside of the city to experience gaucho culture, and enjoy some traditional Argentine asado. Next, head south to Puerto Madryn, a seaside community in Patagonia famous for its diverse ecosystem featuring many unique birds and marine mammals.
Explore the streets of Buenos Aires and take in a tango show before heading off to the vineyards of Mendoza for wine tasting and cooking classes. Finish off at the breathtaking Iguazú Falls with this relaxing itinerary that gives you a chance to see three very different parts of Argentina at a leisurely pace.
This active, outdoorsy itinerary gives you the chance to hike and bike your way through Patagonia's most stunning landscapes. Start your adventure with a walking tour of Buenos Aires and learn more about the "Paris of South America." Then, fly down to Bariloche for some mountain biking in Nahuel Huapi National Park. Finally, head to El Calafate and trek on top of the famous Perito Moreno glacier.
This eight-day itinerary covers three highlight regions of Argentina. Kicking off in Buenos Aires, you'll venture south to Bariloche for kayaking and hiking around Lake Nahuel Huapi. Next, you'll visit the wine capital of the country—the eastern region of Mendoza—for tastings and tours. The adventure culminates with a trip to the far north and a visit to Iguazú Falls, the second largest falls in the world.
In eight days you can criss-cross Argentina, visiting its metropolitan capital, the wine region of Mendoza, and the northern border with Paraguaya and Brazil. In Buenos Aires, you'll enjoy city tours and a live tango show before jetting to Mendoza to sample the region's famous Malbec wine. Finally, you'll end up in the far north, where a tour of one of the world's great natural wonders—Iguazú Falls—awaits.
A week and a day is enough time to enjoy many of the highlights in Argentina. From Buenos Aires, you'll travel to Mendoza, ground zero for wine production, and enjoy a tasting of the famous Malbec varietal. Then you'll fly into Patagonia for a tour of Perito Moreno Glacier plus a visit to Tierra del Fuego where you'll sail the waters of the Beagle Channel.
In eight days you can enjoy a culturally immersive trip to Argentina that covers the highlights. It begins in Argentina's capital where you'll go sightseeing on a self-guided tour. Then it's off to Bariloche for kayak trips and hikes around Lake Nahuel Huapi before jetting north to see the awe-inspiring natural spectacle that is Iguazú Falls.
This active adventure covers two of Argentina's most desirable destinations: the sleepless capital of Buenos Aires and the relaxed Mendoza, whose surrounding vineyards stretch out to the Andes. Over eight days you'll partake in various activities including a walking tour, tango class, wine tasting, hiking, river rafting, and ziplining. You'll even take a day trip to a working gaucho (cowboy) ranch and enjoy a traditional Argentine asado (BBQ).
Even with just eight days, you can experience many of the highlights of Argentina's stunning Patagonia region. The adventure begins with a city tour of Buenos Aires followed by a trip to the far south and Tierra del Fuego for hikes and boat rides on the Beagle Channel. You'll then fly to El Calafate, home to incredible glaciers like Perito Moreno and Upsala, which you'll get to see up close.
In just iover a week you can experience two major highlights of Argentina: Patagonia and Iguazú Falls. After enjoying a night in Buenos Aires, you'll fly to El Calafate and enjoy a luxury boat tour to the iconic Perito Moreno Glacier. Then you'll fly north to Iguazú to hike around both the Brazilian and Argentine sides of these massive waterfalls.
You can pack a wealth of incredible Patagonian experiences into a mere eight days. After flying from Buenos Aires to El Calafate, you'll embark on a boat trip across a lake to visit the region's most famous glacier, Perito Moreno. Then you'll trek in one of the most beautiful national parks in the world—Chile's Torres del Paine—before finishing the trip on Lago Nahuel Huapi and the resort town of Bariloche.
A trip to the romantic metropolis of Buenos Aires is an exciting prospect. However, throw in a visit to some of the most amazing natural landmarks in Patagonia, and you have the makings of an epic vacation. Over nine days you'll tour B.A., embark on day trips to the country, and fly to El Calafate to pay a visit to Perito Moreno, the most incredible glacier in the region.
Immerse yourself in Argentina's rich culture over seven adventure-filled days. Begin by exploring the capital of Buenos Aires on a bike tour. Next, visit the colonial city of Salta, your jumping-off point to the rugged gorges, expansive salt flats, and painted deserts of Argentina's far north. Top it off with a visit to San Antonio de Areco, a traditional gaucho (cowboy) town where you'll stay on a working ranch.
Come and discover the capital of Argentina and the far south of Patagonia—Tierra del Fuego—over eight adventure-filled days. After having some fun in B.A., you'll fly to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. It's a great base to enjoy boat rides down the Beagle Channel, nature hikes in Tierra del Fuego National Park, and even a trip to an island home to thousands of Magellanic penguins.
Take eight days and enjoy a ski holiday in Argentina's famous Lake District. Better yet, combine your winter fun with other activities around the high-energy capital of Buenos Aires. This includes city tours of B.A.'s most historic sights capped with dinner and a tango show—plus a day trip to the colorful river town of Tigre.