7 days in Argentina Itinerary
7 days in Argentina Itinerary
— 3 nights
Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
Bus to Foz do Iguacu, Fly to Cairo
Sun, May 1 - Sat, May 7
Buenos Aires — 3 nights
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.Buenos Aires is known for sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, have fun and explore at Museo de los Ninos, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, and wander the streets of Calle Defensa.
For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires trip planner.
Cairo, Egypt to Buenos Aires is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Cairo to Buenos Aires. Expect colder weather when traveling from Cairo in May: highs in Buenos Aires hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Iguazu National Park.
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Iguazu National Park — 2 nights
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, then admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then head off the coast to Isla San Martin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.
To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Iguazu National Park trip builder website.
Getting from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Buenos Aires, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Iguazu National Park, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Argentina travel guide
Land of Contrasts
Home to the highest and lowest points in South America, diverse Argentina enthralls visitors with its contrasting landscapes and rich cultural heritage. A tour of Argentina reveals a sprawling land of fiercely proud and hardworking gauchos, the legendary cowboys of South America's pampas. A vacation in Argentina also leads you to giant urban centers, filled with modern tourist attractions that include fine restaurants, award-winning museums, and renowned public parks, gardens, and zoos. Away from big cities, Argentina sightseeing combines visits to mighty waterfalls situated inside World Heritage-listed national parks in the north of the country, with excursions to icy glaciers in the south.