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Argentina's Lake District is not short on scenery
Map of Trekking in Bariloche - 7 Days
Trekking in Bariloche - 7 Days

An alpine hub in Argentina's Lake District, Bariloche is considered one of the most scenic spots in the country offering a plethora of year-round activities. Starting in Buenos Aires, you'll fly to the Andean foothills on the shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake for a series of treks, history tours, and kayaking excursions while enjoying the town's numerous restaurants and chocolate shops.

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Map of Argentina Ski Adventure - 5 Days
Argentina Ski Adventure - 5 Days

If your goal is to ski the best destinations in the world, you can't miss Argentina. On this epic winter holiday, you'll arrive in Buenos Aires and learn about the city's culture and history on a walking tour. Next, you'll travel to the southern lakeside retreat of Bariloche where you'll hit the slopes and enjoy the best ski conditions in the nation.

Tronador Mountain near Bariloche
Map of Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche - 7 Days
Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche - 7 Days

Discover Argentina's best family-friendly highlights on this weeklong itinerary. Begin with a walking tour of metropolitan Buenos Aires, visiting the city's most famous sites in an interactive setting. Next, you're off to the Lake District and the famous alpine city of Bariloche, where you'll enjoy kayaking, hiking, and whitewater rafting down the Río Manso. Finally, return to the capital city for one more day of food and fun.

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Map of Argentina Ski Adventure - 6 Days
Argentina Ski Adventure - 6 Days

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.

Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche - 8 Days
Map of Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche - 8 Days
Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche - 8 Days

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.

Nahuei Huapi Lake near Bariloche
Map of Classic Argentina: Bariloche, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 7 Days
Classic Argentina: Bariloche, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 7 Days

This scenic tour through Argentina takes you on an adventurous journey through three different towns. Get a feel for Patagonian life in Bariloche, where you will explore the breathtaking lakes and rainforests. In Mendoza, take a day trip to the wine region, with several tastings. Your grand finale unfolds in the iconic Iguazú Falls, where you can experience the natural wonder of the cascades on elevated catwalks.

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Map of Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche - 5 Days
Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche - 5 Days

There are few more family-friendly regions of Argentina than the area around the Patagonian town of Bariloche. The mountains, lakes, and gorgeous scenery of Nahuel Huapi National Park make it a no-brainer for parents looking to take their kids on an outdoor adventure. The fun begins with a walking tour of Buenos Aires before jetting off to Bariloche for nature hikes, kayak excursions, and lakeside picnics.

Skier on the slopes in Bariloche
Argentina Ski Adventure - 7 Days

If your goal is to ski the best destinations around the world, then get ready to check one incredible locale off your list: Argentina. This epic winter holiday covers some of the most beautiful destinations in the country. Arrive in the capital of Buenos Aires and learn all about the city's culture and history on a full-day walking tour. Next, venture to the southern lakeside retreat of San Carlos de Bariloche to enjoy the best ski conditions in the nation.

Biking near Bariloche
Map of Argentina Outdoor Adventure: Buenos Aires, Bariloche and El Calafate - 8 Days
Argentina Outdoor Adventure: Buenos Aires, Bariloche and El Calafate - 8 Days

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. 

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Map of Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche - 6 Days
Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche - 6 Days

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.

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Map of Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche  - 10 Days
Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche - 10 Days

If you're looking for the ideal South American country in which to enjoy the perfect family vacation, look no further than Argentina. This 10-day itinerary kicks off with a tango show in the capital of Buenos Aires followed by a trip to the countryside to a working cowboy ranch. Then you'll fly south to the lake town of Bariloche and venture into Patagonia for kayak trips, nature hikes, and a whitewater rafting trip.

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Map of Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche - 4 Days
Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche - 4 Days

With its abundance of national parks and myriad city attractions, Argentina is fun for the entire family. During this action-packed adventure, you'll explore the capital of Buenos Aires and embark on day trips around the famous alpine city of Bariloche. One of these is an ascent up a mountain for epic views of Lago Nahuel Huapi, after which you'll return to Buenos Aires for the flight home.

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Map of Buenos Aires, Bariloche, & Iguazú falls - 7 Days
Buenos Aires, Bariloche, & Iguazú falls - 7 Days

On this weeklong vacation you'll experience the best of Argentina. It starts in the grandest city in the nation, Buenos Aires, where you'll discover its charms on a self-guided tour. Then you'll fly south to the Lake District and the alpine town of Bariloche before jetting to the far north and one of the largest waterfall systems in the world, Iguazú Falls.

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Map of Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche - 9 Days
Family Adventure in Patagonia: Buenos Aires & Bariloche - 9 Days

Get ready for nine days in two of Argentina's most exciting regions. You and the family will arrive in Buenos Aires where you'll discover the culture on a walking tour as well as by sampling its cuisine and seeing a live tango performance. Then the outdoor adventures begin when you jet to Patagonia and the alpine town of Bariloche, from which you'll embark on nature hikes, kayak trips, and whitewater rafting excursions.

Gorgeous view from the top of Cerro Companario in Nahuel Huapi National Park
Map of Culinary Tour of Patagonia's Lake District - 7 Days
Culinary Tour of Patagonia's Lake District - 7 Days

Foodies who want to experience the unique flavors of Patagonia will love this seven-day itinerary that pairs plenty of culinary experiences with relaxing sailing expeditions. When you arrive in Bariloche, you will set sail across Nahuel Huapi Lake, sip yerba maté, and learn to cook some of the region's traditional Argentine dishes. After a few days, you will cross the Andes into Chile and explore the German breweries in Puerto Varas before taking a day-trip to nearby Chiloé Island.

The Lakes District near Bariloche
Map of Buenos Aires, El Calafate & Bariloche - 11 Days
Buenos Aires, El Calafate & Bariloche - 11 Days

This amazing 11-day trip combines some of the most spectacular scenery that Argentine Patagonia has to offer. After exploring Buenos Aires with a tour and tango lesson, you'll head to El Calafate—jumping off point for Los Glaciares National Park—where you'll get up close to several glaciers. Finish the adventure in Bariloche, surrounded by lakes, forests, and mountains, with ample hiking trails and local history.

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Map of Buenos Aires, Bariloche, & Iguazú falls - 8 Days
Buenos Aires, Bariloche, & Iguazú falls - 8 Days

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.

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Map of Buenos Aires, Iguazú Falls, Mendoza, & Bariloche - 11 Days
Buenos Aires, Iguazú Falls, Mendoza, & Bariloche - 11 Days

Immerse yourself in Argentina and enjoy its greatest cultural offerings while visiting its most beautiful locales. This 11-day escape begins with a live tango show in Buenos Aires followed by a flight to Mendoza to sample the region's famous Malbec wine. Then you'll head south for nature walks and lakeside retreats around Bariloche before finishing the trip in the north, at the incomparable natural phenomenon Iguazú Falls.

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Map of Argentina Ski Adventure - 8 Days
Argentina Ski Adventure - 8 Days

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.

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Map of Buenos Aires, El Calafate, & Bariloche - 14 Days
Buenos Aires, El Calafate, & Bariloche - 14 Days

This amazing two-week trip combines some of the most spectacular scenery that Argentine Patagonia has to offer. After enjoying a city tour and riverboat cruise in Buenos Aires, you'll head to El Calafate, the jumping-off point for Los Glaciares National Park, where you'll get up close to several glaciers. Finish the adventure in Bariloche where you can explore the region's lakes, forests, and mountains.

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Map of Classic Argentina: Patagonia, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 9 Days
Classic Argentina: Patagonia, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 9 Days

In just nine days you can experience the highlights of the most beautiful regions of Argentina. After a kick-off tour of Buenos Aires, you'll fly to Patagonia and embark on nature hikes and kayak trips around Bariloche. Then you'll jet to Mendoza for wine tours before finishing the trip even further north in the jungles near the Brazilian border and the great natural wonder that is Iguazú Falls

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Map of Argentina Ski Adventure - 9 Days
Argentina Ski Adventure - 9 Days

On this nine-day ski holiday, you'll jet from Buenos Aires to Argentina's southern lakeside retreat of Bariloche, home to the best skiing in the nation. Then you'll venture further south into Patagonia, where you'll sail the same waters as Charles Darwin and walk with Magellanic penguins. The trip ends with a return to Buenos Aires for a live tango show before catching your flight back home.

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Map of Buenos Aires, Iguazú Falls, Mendoza, & Bariloche - 12 Days
Buenos Aires, Iguazú Falls, Mendoza, & Bariloche - 12 Days

Get ready for a 12-day adventure that will take you to all corners of Argentina. The journey begins in Buenos Aires where you'll dine at a great steakhouse and enjoy a live tango show. Then you'll fly to the north and Iguazú Falls followed by the west and wine tours in Mendoza before ending the trip in Argentina's gorgeous Lake District, where you'll embark on nature hikes and catamaran trips along Lake Nahuel Huapi.

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Map of Buenos Aires, Bariloche, & Iguazú falls - 12 Days
Buenos Aires, Bariloche, & Iguazú falls - 12 Days

Get ready for a 12-day adventure in three incredible regions of Argentina. The journey starts in the capital with meals at great restaurants, a live tango show, a riverboat trip, and a country BBQ at a working cattle ranch. Then you’ll fly to Bariloche for a kayak trip on Lake Nahuel Huapi and nature excursions followed by a trip to the far north to Iguazú Falls, one of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders.

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Map of Buenos Aires, El Calafate, & Bariloche - 12 Days
Buenos Aires, El Calafate, & Bariloche - 12 Days

Over 12 days you'll embark on excursions in two equally beautiful regions of Patagonia: Los Glaciares National Park and the Lake District. After living it up in Buenos Aires, you'll fly to El Calafate and cruise the waters of Lake Argentino, visiting massive glaciers. Then you'll fly to Bariloche, in the Lake District, where you'll enjoy more lake activities plus go hiking in Nahuel Huapi National Park.

Nahuel Huapi Lake near Bariloche
Map of Classic Argentina: Patagonia, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 10 Days
Classic Argentina: Patagonia, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 10 Days

This 10-day itinerary highlights three of Argentina's most impressive natural wonders. Kicking off in Buenos Aires, you'll venture to Bariloche, surrounded by beautiful lakes and mountains—great for kayaking and hiking. Next is high-altitude Mendoza where you'll and take part in several wine tastings (especially Malbec). Finish at the Brazilian border to experience hundreds of waterfalls in both countries.

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Map of Buenos Aires, Iguazú Falls, Mendoza, & Bariloche - 10 Days
Buenos Aires, Iguazú Falls, Mendoza, & Bariloche - 10 Days

Visit four incredible regions of Argentina over 10 days on this unforgettable holiday. In Buenos Aires, you'll see a live tango performance before jetting north where you'll tour the mammoth iguazú Falls. Then you'll head southeast to Mendoza and sample the prized varietals of Argentina's wine region, after which you'll end the trip in Patagonia with nature hikes and excursions to Lake Nahuel Huapi.

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Map of Buenos Aires, Bariloche, & Iguazú falls - 10 Days
Buenos Aires, Bariloche, & Iguazú falls - 10 Days

This 10-day itinerary combines the best outdoor excursions in Argentina. First, you'll explore the concrete jungle of Buenos Aires and venture to the countryside for a traditional BBQ at a working ranch. Then you'll travel south for nature excursions in Patagonia before flying north where you'll straddle the border between Argentina and Brazil as you explore the largest waterfall in the Americas, Iguazú Falls.

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Map of Bariloche & El Calafate Classic Tour - 10 Days
Bariloche & El Calafate Classic Tour - 10 Days

If you want to experience incredible nature excursions in both Chilean and Argentine Patagonia, then this itinerary is for you. It begins in Buenos Aires, from which you'll fly to El Calafate and Los Glaciers National Park to visit the awe-inspiring Perito Moreno Glacier. You'll then cross into Chile and trek in Torres del Paine, one of the most famous hiking destinations in the world, before finishing the adventure back in Argentina and the lakeside city of Bariloche.

A hiker enjoying the views in Patagonia
Map of Discover Argentine Patagonia: El Calafate, El Chaltén, Bariloche - 15 Days
Discover Argentine Patagonia: El Calafate, El Chaltén, Bariloche - 15 Days

Perfect for hikers and excursionists, this 15-day itinerary highlights Argentine Patagonia. After touring Buenos Aires, you'll head south to El Calafate, home to Los Glaciers National Park and its star attraction Perito Moreno. Next, you'll travel to El Chaltén for day hikes around the granite peaks of Mount Fitz Roy before finishing the adventure with more hiking, plus kayak trips around the Lake District town of Bariloche.

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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 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 Buenos Aires, Iguazú Falls, Mendoza, & Bariloche - 14 Days
Buenos Aires, Iguazú Falls, Mendoza, & Bariloche - 14 Days

Spend two weeks discovering Argentina's cities, vineyards, and unspoiled wilderness. You'll arrive in Buenos Aires for a tango show and day trips to the country before traveling north to Iguazú, home of the second-largest waterfalls in the world. After wine tastings in western Argentina, you'll head south to Patagonia and the town of Bariloche, from which you'll embark on nature excursions around Lake Nahuel Huapi.

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Map of Buenos Aires, Bariloche, & Iguazú falls - 11 Days
Buenos Aires, Bariloche, & Iguazú falls - 11 Days

This 11-day journey combines the most unforgettable outdoor adventures in three regions of Argentina. In Buenos Aires, you'll not only tour the city but also take day trips to colorful river towns and working cowboy ranches. Then you'll head south to Patagonia for kayak trips and nature walks before flying to the far north and visit both the Brazilian and Argentine sides of South America's largest waterfall, Iguazú.

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Map of Classic Argentina: Patagonia, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 11 Days
Classic Argentina: Patagonia, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 11 Days

This 11-day itinerary highlights three of Argentina's most impressive regions. Kicking off in Buenos Aires, you'll fly south to Patagonia and take advantage of the kayaking/hiking opportunities around Bariloche. Next up is a wine tasting in Argentina's premier viticulture region of Mendoza followed by a trip to the Brazilian border to marvel at the mammoth waterfalls of Iguazú.

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Map of Classic Argentina: Patagonia, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 8 Days
Classic Argentina: Patagonia, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 8 Days

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.

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Map of Bariloche & El Calafate Classic Tour - 8 Days
Bariloche & El Calafate Classic Tour - 8 Days

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.

Take in vistas of glaciers in Argentine Patagonia
Map of Discovering Argentine Patagonia: Buenos Aires, El Calafate, El Chaltén, Bariloche - 12 Days
Discovering Argentine Patagonia: Buenos Aires, El Calafate, El Chaltén, Bariloche - 12 Days

Perfect for active travelers, this 12-day itinerary highlights both Argentine Patagonia and Argentina's Lake District. You'll begin in 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 day hikes and stunning vistas featuring the iconic Mount Fitz Roy. Top it all off in the beautiful Lake District with a visit to Bariloche, where you'll be treated to tasty hot chocolate as well as hiking and kayaking adventures.

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Map of Classic Argentina: Patagonia, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 12 Days
Classic Argentina: Patagonia, Mendoza, & Iguazú - 12 Days

This escape to Argentina packs the best excursions over 12 days in four beautiful regions. You'll arrive in the capital of Buenos Aires and not only tour this "Paris of the south," but you'll also venture up the Río de la Plata on a riverboat tour. Then you'll fly to Bariloche for nature hikes followed by wine tastings in Mendoza, plus take a trip to the largest waterfalls in the Americas, Iguazú.

Enjoy vistas of glaciers in Argentine Patagonia
Map of Discover Argentine Patagonia: Buenos Aires, El Calafate, El Chaltén, Bariloche - 16 Days
Discover Argentine Patagonia: Buenos Aires, El Calafate, El Chaltén, Bariloche - 16 Days

Designed for outdoor enthusiasts, this active itinerary will take you to the highlights of Argentine Patagonia. After a walking tour and a tango show in Buenos Aires, you'll head to El Calafate where you'll traverse the towering Perito Moreno glacier with a guide.  Next, you'll travel further south in Patagonia to El Chaltén for long hikes near the iconic Mount Fitz Roy. Then, you'll visit the charming city of Bariloche for a kayak tour on Lake Macardi.

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.

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Map of Argentina Ski Adventure - 11 Days
Argentina Ski Adventure - 11 Days

This 11-day holiday is more than a ski vacation—it's a collection of incredible experiences in Argentina. It begins in Buenos Aires with tango shows and a day trip to a beautiful river town. From there you'll spend a couple days skiing in Bariloche before journeying deep into Patagonia where you'll walk with Magellanic penguins among other outdoor adventures.

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.

Argentina's majestic glaciers
Map of Classic Argentina: Buenos Aires, Patagonia, and Salta - 18 Days
Classic Argentina: Buenos Aires, Patagonia, and Salta - 18 Days

Experience the vast marvels of Argentina on this adventure that will take you from vibrant Buenos Aires to majestic Patagonia and the desert plains. In Patagonia, you'll visit some of the largest glaciers in the region. You'll hike through the majestic beauty of the Lake District and then you'll travel to the far north and the colonial city of Salta. From there, you'll set off for a desert road trip, where you'll visit colonial towns and world-famous wine-producing regions.

Argentina's Lake District near Bariloche
Map of Classic Argentina: El Calafate, Bariloche & Salta - 14 Days
Classic Argentina: El Calafate, Bariloche & Salta - 14 Days

This exciting two-week trip includes the best natural attractions in Argentina's north and south. The first half takes place in Patagonia where you'll experience spectacular glaciers and lakes near El Calafate and Bariloche, respectively. The latter half takes place in the colonial city of Salta—your starting point for a self-guided road trip through rugged gorges, giant salt flats, and colorful deserts in the country's far north.

Quebrada de Humahuaca near Salta
Map of Classic Argentina: Buenos Aires, Bariloche, Mendoza, & Salta - 14 Days
Classic Argentina: Buenos Aires, Bariloche, Mendoza, & Salta - 14 Days

Immerse yourself in Argentina's rich city and country life. Begin by exploring the culture and culinary arts of Buenos Aires. Next, head to the Lake District, where you'll embark on nature excursions in the wild and beautiful Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. Then, venture to Medoza, and indulge your senses while enjoying wine and vineyard tours. Finally, visit the stunning landscapes surrounding Salta, including rugged gorges, salt flats, and painted deserts. Top it all off with a visit to San Antonio de Areco, a traditional cowboy town where you'll stay on a working estancia.

Majestic lakes in Bariloche
Map of Classic Argentina: Buenos Aires, Patagonia, and Salta - 19 Days
Classic Argentina: Buenos Aires, Patagonia, and Salta - 19 Days

This exciting itinerary includes the best natural attractions in Argentina's north and south. After taking in the sights in Buenos Aires, you'll head to Patagonia, where you'll experience spectacular glaciers in El Calafate and lakes in Bariloche. Then, from the colonial city of Salta, you'll begin a road trip through rugged gorges, giant salt flats, and colorful deserts in the country's far north.

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Map of Argentina Ski Adventure - 12 Days
Argentina Ski Adventure - 12 Days

Over 11 days enjoy an unforgettable ski holiday in Argentina. Before hitting the slopes you'll enjoy tours of Buenos Aires plus river trips up the Río de la Plata and an excursion to a working cowboy ranch. Then you'll fly to Bariloche for a few days of skiing before traveling even further south to Tierra del Fuego where you'll walk among Magellanic penguins.

Argentina's painted hills
Map of Road Trip Across Argentina's Deserts - 15 Days
Road Trip Across Argentina's Deserts - 15 Days

Independent-minded travelers will love this extensive itinerary that includes Argentina's capital, an unforgettable adventure in Patagonia, and a road trip and through the northern deserts. Start with cultural experiences in Buenos Aires before seeing glaciers and lakes in Patagonia. Then, end your trip with a self-drive tour of the far north and visit the painted mountains and indigenous ruins around Purmamarca and Salta.

The Salta Desert in Argentina
Map of Classic Argentina Road Trip: Buenos Aires, Patagonia, & Salta - 16 Days
Classic Argentina Road Trip: Buenos Aires, Patagonia, & Salta - 16 Days

Independent travelers can experience the beauty of two of Argentina's most beautiful and distinct regions on this adventure that will take you from grand glaciers to painted deserts. Start your trip with tango, art, and culture in Buenos Aires, then head to Patagonia for hiking and boat tours before relaxing in the Lake District. For the final portion of your trip, you'll pick up a rental car for a self-guided trip through the Salta deserts.

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Map of Classic Argentina: Buenos Aires, Bariloche, Mendoza, & Salta - 11 Days
Classic Argentina: Buenos Aires, Bariloche, Mendoza, & Salta - 11 Days

This 11-day Argentina adventure begins in Buenos Aires with a tango lesson followed by a trip south to the famous Lake District for excursions into Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. Then you'll travel north to Medoza and indulge your senses on a wine tour and cooking class. Finally, you'll head to the colonial city of Salta, your jumping-off point to explore the rugged gorges, salt flats, and painted deserts of Argentina's far north.

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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.

Mount Fitz Roy
Map of Patagonian Adventures in Argentina: Bariloche, El Calafate, El Chaltén, Ushuaia, & More - 17 Days
Patagonian Adventures in Argentina: Bariloche, El Calafate, El Chaltén, Ushuaia, & More - 17 Days

This 17-day trip through Patagonian Argentina provides a scenic, action-packed adventure. Begin in Buenos Aires for some sightseeing, before flying to Bariloche to do some trekking, rafting, and boating in the Lake District. Then, head to El Calafate to tour—and walk on—the incredible glaciers, and visit a local estancia. Next is El Chaltén, home of Mount Fitz Roy, where you can do some epic trekking to stunning lakes, followed by a visit to Ushuaia for more boating and trekking, along with an off-roading adventure and a trip to visit native penguins. The grand finale is dinner and tango back in the capital city.

Southern Patagonian Ice Field
Map of Ultimate Argentina Road Trip: Buenos Aires, Patagonia, Lake District, & More - 17 Days
Ultimate Argentina Road Trip: Buenos Aires, Patagonia, Lake District, & More - 17 Days

For travelers who want an immersive experience in Argentina, this 17-day itinerary allows you to experience vibrant urban culture along with some of the country's top natural sites. Start your trip with tango and art in Buenos Aires before heading to see glaciers in Patagonia. Then, you'll transfer to the Lake District where you'll embark on hiking excursions and lake tours before ending your trip in the far north with an unforgettable desert road trip where you'll see painted mountains, indigenous ruins, and colonial towns.

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Map of Classic Argentina: Buenos Aires, Bariloche, Mendoza, & Salta - 12 Days
Classic Argentina: Buenos Aires, Bariloche, Mendoza, & Salta - 12 Days

Over 12 days you'll visit four different regions of Argentina that are known as much for their incredible cities as they are for their gorgeous countryside. In Buenos Aires, you'll not only tour the city but visit a working cattle ranch in the Pampas. You'll also travel to Patagonia, then Mendoza for a wine tasting followed by a trip to northern Salta where you'll visit expansive salt flats and vast gorges.

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Map of Argentina Ski Adventure - 14 Days
Argentina Ski Adventure - 14 Days

This active two-week adventure includes some of the best activities in Patagonia. It's one part ski holiday and one part nature excursion that begins with city tours of Buenos Aires. Afterward, you'll travel to Bariloche for a few days of skiing before ending up in Tierra del Fuego for treks to glaciers, hikes in national parks, and trips up the Beagle Channel to visit a penguin colony. 

Other popular travel destinations in Argentina
Buenos Aires · Patagonia · Iguazu Falls · Mendoza · Tierra del Fuego · Salta & Northwest · Puerto Madryn