15 Days Of Road Trip Across Argentina's Deserts 

Day 1: Arrive in Buenos Aires

Welcome to Argentina! Renowned as the "Paris of South America," and the "Queen of El Plata," the capital city of Buenos Aires is defined by passion.

Day 2: Buenos Aires

After breakfast, you'll join a fascinating tour for an overview of the city of Buenos Aires and Argentina’s history and culture.

Day 3: Flight to El Calafate

In the morning, a driver will meet you at your hotel and take you to the airport for your flight to El Calafate.

Day 4: Explore Los Glaciares National Park

After breakfast at your hotel, a driver will pick you up and transfer you to Los Glaciares National Park.

Day 5: Punta Bandera Harbor - Glacier Boat Tour

Aside from Perito Moreno, there are a number of other incredible masses of ice in Los Glaciares National Park.

Day 6: Transfer to Bariloche

After breakfast, a driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the airport.

Day 7: Guided Tour of Bariloche

Today, you'll embark on a guided tour of San Carlos de Bariloche and learn about its rich history.

Day 8: Boat Tour of Tristeza Sound - Nature Hike

After breakfast, you'll transfer by car northwest along the lakeshore from Bariloche to López Bay, where you'll start the day's scenic boat trip.

Day 9: Flight to Salta - Pick Up Rental Car

From Bariloche, you'll catch a flight to Salta (5 hours). Upon arrival, you'll pick up a 4x4 rental car for a self-drive adventure.

Day 10: Drive to Cafayate

Today, you will leave Salta and drive 121 miles (196 km) to Cafayate in the Calchaquí Valley along Route 68.

Day 11: Drive to Cachi

You'll leave Cafayate and drive along the famous Route 40 headed 97 miles (157 km) north for Cachi.

Day 12: Drive to Salta

The road trip continues today as you take Route 40 from Payogasta about 100 miles (161 km) to Salta.

Day 13: Drive to Purmamarca

Today, you'll drive 116 miles (187 km) to Puramarca. Your route follows the "Train to the Clouds" railway.

Day 14: Drive to Salta

From Purmamarca, you'll drive 116 miles (187 km) through the Humahuaca Gorge—another UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 15: Departure via Buenos Aires

After breakfast, a driver will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport (SLA).

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