Two Weeks Itinerary to Argentina for Nature Lovers: Ibera Wetlands, Iguazu Falls & The Northwest

Updated: Oct 21, 2021

With spectacular natural and protected areas, bustling cities, beautiful traditions, friendly locals, delicious wine, and mouthwatering cuisine, Argentina is one of the most beautiful countries in South America. If you want to have a memorable experience filled with natural beauty, amazing culinary experiences, and exciting activities, continue reading this article and find out all about the best two weeks off the beaten path itinerary to Argentina.

A chimachima perches on a capybara, the largest rodent in the world. by @rincondelsocorro @tomasthibaud .

Begin the Memorable Nature Lover’s Adventure: Buenos Aires & Ibera Wetlands

Your Argentinian escape begins in bustling Buenos Aires. After your hotel transfer, enjoy a graceful encounter with the city, admire its traditional and picturesque neighborhoods, learn about its history and the story of tango, as well as the cattle culture and football passion.

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After a charming day in Buenos Aires, fly to mesmerizing Ibera Wetlands and start your adventure in nature with a guided walk around the Rincon del Socorro Ranch, your home for a few days, and visit de las Garzas Lagoon.

The Iberá National Park covers an area almost the size of Switzerland (some 13,000 square kilometers, it is the largest reservoir of nature and biodiversity of Argentina, a sanctuary for wildlife and plants

The most impressive about Ibera National Park is that seeing the fauna on its natural habitat is ensured! The best way to get closer to the amazing species that inhabit this natural wonder is by boat, together with a specialized guide, who will show you the richest spots in wildlife while explaining to you all you need to know about the area

Magical sunset in the Laguna Iberá by @rincondelsocorro

Spend two unforgettable days at Rincon del Socorro ranch, visit the mesmerizing reserve and enjoy long walks, horse-back riding sessions, boat rides, nocturnal safaris, delicious meals, and many relaxing moments.

Read More: Why your visit to Ibera wetland is incomplete without staying at one of its Charming Estancias

Get Closer to the Natural Wonders of the World: Iguazu Falls

Continue your fabulous two weeks itinerary to Argentina with a transfer for Ibera Wetlands to fascinating Iguazu to see one of the most beautiful places on the planet, and one of the new seven natural wonders of the world.

Iguazú Falls 💦 Did you know there are more than 275 individual waterfalls in the area? by @earthofficial @viajaentusofa

Hop in the charming ecological train, enjoy a relaxing journey through the stunning jungle, and admire the sensational Garganta del Diablo (Devil´s throat). Experience a memorable walk to see the amazing waterfalls, then have fun during a truck ride through the jungle, and get close to the waterfalls. So close, you will probably get wet.

This two-week itinerary to Argentina is a fantastic choice because it will also give you the chance to experience the Brazilian side of the Iguazu. It is true that the best waterfalls you will see on the Argentinian side, but the Brazilian part is waiting for you with some of the most beautiful panoramic views.


“Bico das araras” The best coconut opener in the Atlantic Forest @parquedasaves

Visit also Das Aves Park and admire the colorful tropical birds, anacondas, boas, alligators, marmosets, and different butterflies. Then, on the 8th day, enjoy a domestic flight to Salta airport, where more adventure is waiting for you.

Explore More Beautiful Nature and Indulge in the South American Wine

From Salta, travel through the Quebrada del Toro, climbing up to 4,000 meters, to reach San Antonio de Los Cobres. Let the mesmerizing town and landscapes amaze your eyes and continue traveling until you reach Purmamarca, your home for the night.

Purmamarca and its red hills wonders of nature

The next day, travel around the Humahuaca Gorge, declared Heritage of Humanity, and admire the colorful landscapes. After visiting the lovely Tilcara, the Tropic of Capricorn, and Humahuaca, head towards Iruya, a small, welcoming town, where you will spend another night.

The next day, after exploring the beautiful town, enjoy an unwinding transfer back to the city of Salta, where you will get ready for a remarkable tour of the Cafayate wine area. Head towards Calchaquies Valley, see the tobacco, cotton, sugar cane, and fruit trees plantations, and admire the stupendous landscapes and the beautiful vineyards.

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Who wants an “Empanada”? Enjoy the best Argentinean empanadas & wines at Cafayate. Salta 🌵🌄🍇🍷 by @respiraargentina

The Cafayate wine region is where the Torrontes, a wine known worldwide for its excellent quality, is produced. After learning all about the wine and indulging in the delicious tasting session, return to Salta, where you will rest until the next day when your flight back to Buenos Aires is scheduled.

Read More 5 reasons to visit Salta in Argentina on your next trip to South America

Tour the Lively and Colorful Buenos Aires

Spend the last days of your unique two weeks itinerary to Argentina in bustling Buenos Aires, exploring it at your own pace. Make sure you don’t miss getting closer to its history, culture, and cuisine. See the Colon Theater, Tortoni Cafe, and the trendy Palermo Soho, enjoy a tango session and visit the countryside. An Estancia day will get you closer to the heart of the city.

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#PalacioBarolo makes for an impressive postcard backdrop 😍. One of the best places to enjoy the amazing views of Buenos Aires. by @ travelbuenosaires @beauty_art_photo

After properly visiting Buenos Aires, on the 16th day, your South American itinerary comes to an end, leaving you with unrivaled memories and a desire to go back to these beautiful lands.

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Clara Barciela ❣️⁠ Founding Partner & Director Across Argentina & Sou