Start planning your spring trip to Argentina
With winter fading away, spring in Argentina brings fantastic weather and blooming trees and flowers that truly are a sight to behold. Spring falls from September to November in Argentina, and the weather is warm, making it a fantastic time to explore the country.
Why should I visit Argentina in spring?
Argentina comes alive in spring, leaving the colder winter days behind and getting a burst of energy that comes with the changing weather. From tours of vineyards and star gazing in the outdoors, to train rides through stunning landscapes, spring is the perfect time to visit this country in South America.
The best things to do in Argentina in spring
With the warmer temperatures that spring provides, there’s a great opportunity to get outdoors for incredible experiences. Here are some of the best things to do in Argentina in spring.
Stargaze in style in Buenos Aires
Come spring time in Buenos Aires, many of the city's restaurants and bars make use of their terraces and rooftop areas. With warmer weather, this means a night out under the night’s sky is a brilliant way to experience the city. Visit some of the coolest bars and restaurants while getting a view of a sparkling sky. For something more in-depth, head to the planetarium.
Get lost in the clouds in Salta
Tren a las Nubes literally translates as ‘Train to the Clouds’. This a 135-mile, 16-hour journey transports travelers up 13,845 feet above sea level. The train provides commanding and breathtaking views of the Andes and the surrounding countryside, and is an essential activity if you’re visiting Salta.
See glaciers in Patagonia
Los Glaciares National Park is home to the Perito Moreno Glacier, Patagonia’s most important and exciting tourist attraction. This huge icy mass deserves several hours of your time, as you can explore it on foot or by boat. The glacier is an enormous natural wonder, rising from the ground to dizzying heights, with the snow-capped peaks of mountains in the background.
Get outdoors in Mendoza
Spring weather in Mendoza is pleasant and warm—the perfect temperature to head outdoors. Rent a bike for a tour of the local vineyards, famous for producing some of the best red wine in the world. Lovers of extreme activities can try white water rafting on the river, or climb Mount Aconcagua. When the day is over, revitalize and rejuvenate at the local thermal baths.
Go whale watching in Chubut Province
Chubut is home to a wide variety of wildlife throughout the year, including elephant seals, orcas, and sea lions. In spring, head to Océano Patagonia to see whales out in the ocean, often with their calves. This area is a wildlife reserve, and you may get to spot the endangered Southern Right whales, which can grow to over 45 feet long.
What's the weather like in Argentina in spring?
The temperature during spring in Argentina can vary, but the weather in spring is usually warm and dry. El Calafate and Salta experience temperatures ranging between 50-60°F, while Bueno Aires regularly experiences temperatures of up to 75°F. Days are long, and the skies are blue and clear. When the sun is out, a few basic layers should be more than enough, but in the night when the temperature drops, wearing a jacket or heavier coat is advised.