59 days in South America Itinerary

59 days in South America Itinerary

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Bogota, Colombia
— 2 nights
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Cartagena, Colombia
— 3 nights
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Quito, Ecuador
— 3 nights
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 2 nights
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 3 nights
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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 2 nights
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Lima, Peru
— 2 nights
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Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
Train to Ollantaytambo, Bus to Cusco
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Cusco, Peru
— 4 nights
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La Paz, Bolivia
— 1 night
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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 3 nights
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Santiago, Chile
— 2 nights
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Mendoza, Argentina
— 2 nights
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Puerto Madryn, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly to Iguazu, Drive to Ciudad Del Este
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Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay
— 2 nights
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Paraguari, Paraguay
— 2 nights
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Asuncion, Paraguay
— 1 night
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Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro, Fly to Fernando de Noronha
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 3 nights
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Canaima National Park, Venezuela
— 2 nights
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Margarita Island, Venezuela
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Bogota, Colombia

— 2 nights

Athens of South America

Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll through Monserrate, explore the world behind art at Museo Santa Clara, then see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Francisco, and finally make a trip to Zona G Bogota.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bogota road trip planning app.

Beirut, Lebanon to Bogota is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Beirut to Bogota, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Beirut in August, with highs in Bogota at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

Cartagena, Colombia

— 3 nights

City of Heroes

The site of the continent's first Spanish colony, Cartagena retains much of its colonial flavor thanks to a World Heritage-listed old town, encircled by old walls and protected by imposing fortresses.
Get some historical perspective at Sanctuary of Saint Peter Claver and Barrio Getsemani. Escape the urban bustle at Aviario Nacional de Colombia and Playa de Bocagrande. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cartagena: Isla Baru (Playa Puntilla & Playa Blanca). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de la Trinidad, don't miss a visit to Plaza de La Trinidad, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, and wander the streets of Centro Historico.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cartagena visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Bogota to Cartagena takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bogota in August, expect Cartagena to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Quito.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:

Quito, Ecuador

— 3 nights

Light of America

High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): stroll around Parque Itchimbia, get to know the fascinating history of Quito Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Sagrario, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, then see the interesting displays at Museo Casa del Alabado, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of Maria Augusta Urrutia (La Casa Museo Maria Augusta Urrutia). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Guapulo, get engrossed in the history at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, get outside with Jardin Botanico de Quito, brush up on your military savvy at Museo Casa de Sucre, then admire the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Metropolitano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana de Quito.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Quito road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Cartagena to Quito takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. Traveling from Cartagena in August, you will find days in Quito are little chillier (27°C), and nights are colder (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador

— 2 nights
The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Oro, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Mann, then browse the exhibits of Interpretation Center, then kick back and relax at Playa Baquerizo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Inmaculada Concepcion. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with Rosa Blanca, enjoy the sand and surf at La Loberia, enjoy the sand and surf at Puerto Chino Beach, then stroll through Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado, and finally explore the striking landscape at Punta Pitt.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Quito to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno by flight takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Quito in August, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

— 3 nights
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Explore hidden gems such as Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay and Laguna las Ninfas. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa las Bachas and Playa de los Perros. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Las Grietas, don't miss a visit to Santa Cruz Fish Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de La Estacion, and stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Ayora day trip tool.

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Ayora takes 3.5 hours. In August in Puerto Ayora, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 19:

Puerto Villamil, Ecuador

— 2 nights
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Los Tuneles and Playa Puerto Villamil. Step out of the city life by going to Las Tintoreras and Isabela Island Wetlands Complex. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Concha de Perla, take in the dramatic natural features at El Tunel del Estero, trek along Poza Escondida, and explore the activities along Poza Redonda.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Villamil trip itinerary site.

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Lima.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

Lima, Peru

— 2 nights

City of the Kings

Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia y Convento La Merced, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church and Sanctuary of Saint Rose of Lima, then steep yourself in history at Casa de Aliaga, then explore the world behind art at MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima, and finally visit San Isidro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica y Monasterio de Santo Domingo, pause for some serene contemplation at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, explore the ancient world of Huaca Pucllana, then explore the world behind art at Museo Pedro de Osma, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lima trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Puerto Villamil to Lima. Traveling from Puerto Villamil to Lima, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Lima are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:

Machu Picchu, Peru

— 2 nights
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Banos Termales de Cocalmayo, get a sense of history and politics at Serpost, then contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, then delve into the distant past at Winay Wayna, and finally get great views at Intipuncu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Jardin Botanico en Machu Pichu, don't miss a visit to Plaza Manco Capac, admire the natural beauty at Mandor, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Virgen Del Carmen, then look for gifts at Artesanias, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Wonderful Hands Spa.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Machu Picchu trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Lima to Machu Picchu takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:

Cusco, Peru

— 4 nights

Imperial City

Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Get some cultural insight at Sacsayhuaman and Sacred Valley of the Incas. Explore hidden gems such as Moray and Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cusco: San Pedro Apostol de Andahuaylillas (in Andahuaylillas), Piquillacta (in Huarcapay) and Chinchero (Complejo Arqueologico Chinchero & Iglesia Colonial de Chinchero). There's still lots to do: see exploor, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, delve into the distant past at Tambomachay, and see the interesting displays at Planetarium Cusco.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cusco online travel route planner.

Getting from Machu Picchu to Cusco by combination of train and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 30:

La Paz, Bolivia

— 1 night

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): tee off at Golf Tours Bolivia-Day Tours, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore, and then surround yourself with nature on Scree Rush.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our La Paz sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Cusco to La Paz by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Peru Standard Time (PET) to Bolivia Time (BOT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cusco in August, with highs in La Paz at 18°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

— 3 nights
Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Pukara de Quitor and Iglesia de San Pedro de Atacama. Escape the urban bustle at Laguna Chaxa and Geyser del Tatio. Next up on the itinerary: get in touch with nature with On Safari Atacama, take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna, pause for some serene contemplation at Machuca, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Pedro de Atacama tour planner.

You can fly from La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from La Paz in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Pedro de Atacama, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:

Santiago, Chile

— 2 nights

City of the Island Hills

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Castillo Hidalgo, stroll through Cerro Santa Lucia, do a tasting at Vina Santa Rita, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo Baha'i, and finally visit Vitacura. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion, stop by Barrio Italia, learn about winemaking at Vina Santa Carolina, then learn about winemaking at Vina Cousino Macul, and finally surround yourself with nature on Horse Riding Chile.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Santiago journey builder app.

Getting from San Pedro de Atacama to Santiago by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in Santiago

Wineries · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

Mendoza, Argentina

— 2 nights
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Virgen de Lourdes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore by horseback at Los Pingos Horse Riding, learn about winemaking at Casarena Bodega y Vinedos, learn about winemaking at Bodega Renacer, then do a tasting at Bodega Matervini, then do a tasting at Vina Cobos, and finally awaken your taste buds at Terrazas de los Andes.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mendoza journey tool.

You can fly from Santiago to Mendoza in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Argentina Standard Time (ART) is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Mendoza are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

— 2 nights
Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
Take a break from the city and head to Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi and Circuito Chico. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cerro Catedral and Parroquia San Eduardo. Change things up with a short trip to Berlina Patagonia Brewery in Colonia Suiza (about 52 minutes away). The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, explore the activities along Lago Steffen, head outdoors with Cerro Lopez, and look for gifts at Belen.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche online travel route builder.

Getting from Mendoza to San Carlos de Bariloche by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mendoza in September; daily highs in San Carlos de Bariloche reach 13°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:

Puerto Madryn, Argentina

— 2 nights
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Playa El Doradillo and Playa La Cantera. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Costas de Patagonia and Punta Pardelas. Get out of town with these interesting Puerto Madryn side-trips: Museo Historico Regional de Gaiman (in Gaiman), Trelew (Museo Pueblo de Luis & Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio) and Puerto Piramides (Caleta Valdes & Peke Sosa Avistajes). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ecocentro, take in the waterfront at Muelle Luis Piedra Buena, and see the interesting displays at Museo de Gemas.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Madryn trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Puerto Madryn in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:

Buenos Aires, Argentina

— 2 nights

Queen of La Plata

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Puerto Madero and Cemiterio de Recoleta. Get in touch with nature at Parque 3 de Febrero and Delta El Tigre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Buenos Aires: Basilica de Lujan (in Lujan), Peru Beach (in Acassuso) and Reserva Natural Urbana (in Castelar). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Isidro, shop like a local with Recoleta, don't miss a visit to Plaza Francia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires holiday maker app.

You can fly from Puerto Madryn to Buenos Aires in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:

Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay

— 2 nights

Supermarket of South America

The commercial center of eastern Paraguay, busy Ciudad Del Este serves primarily as a shopping destination for Argentines and Brazilians.
For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ciudad Del Este online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Ciudad Del Este by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Buenos Aires in September, expect Ciudad Del Este to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Paraguari.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:

Paraguari, Paraguay

— 2 nights
Paraguarí is a city, distrito and capital of Paraguarí Department in Paraguay, located 66 km from the country’s capital, Asunción. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Salto Cristal, ponder the design of Tupasy Ycua, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Natividad de Maria, then see the interesting displays at Museo Gaspar Rodriguez De Francia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Ybycui and then identify plant and animal life at Eco Reserva Mbatovi.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Paraguari visit planner.

Traveling by car from Ciudad Del Este to Paraguari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Paraguay Standard Time (PYT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Asuncion.

Things to do in Paraguari

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

Asuncion, Paraguay

— 1 night

Mother of Cities

Paraguay's capital and economic center, Asuncion ranks among the youngest cities on the continent, with more than half of its residents under 30 years of age.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): steep yourself in history at El Congreso Nacional - Ex Palacio Legislativo, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Maria Auxiliadora, contemplate the long history of Casa de la Independencia, get engrossed in the history at Gran Hotel del Paraguay, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally get outside with Parque Nu Guasu.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Asuncion trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paraguari to Asuncion takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Asuncion are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Thu) before leaving for Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Asuncion

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:

Ilha Grande, Brazil

— 2 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Caxadaco Beach, kick back and relax at Santo Antonio Beach, stroll through Lopes Mendes Beach, kick back and relax at Abraaozinho Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Preta, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Feiticeira Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ilha Grande online trip maker.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Asuncion to Ilha Grande in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, car, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Asuncion to Ilha Grande due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Spas
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:

Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

— 3 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
On the 25th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro, kick back and relax at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally kick back and relax at Porto de Santo Antonio Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Enseada dos Abreus Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boldro Beacch, kick back and relax at Praia do Americano, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Bode, then look and learn at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha, and finally examine the collection at Aberto da Tartaruga Marinha de Fernando de Noronha Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha route app.

Do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilha Grande to Fernando de Noronha in 13 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ilha Grande to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. Traveling from Ilha Grande in September, Fernando de Noronha is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Canaima National Park.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:

Canaima National Park, Venezuela

— 2 nights
One of the largest national parks in the world, Canaima National Park encompasses 30,000 sq km (12 sq mi) of distinct landscapes, varied wildlife, and the world's highest waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Sorowapo, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yurani Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Kama - Kama Meru.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Canaima National Park tour planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fernando de Noronha to Canaima National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Canaima National Park is minus 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Margarita Island.

Things to do in Canaima National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

Margarita Island, Venezuela

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Caribbean

A popular holiday spot for Venezuelans, sunny Margarita Island boasts an exotic Caribbean location, but at the same time is easily accessible from the mainland.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Playa Puerto Cruz, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Zaragoza, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Agua.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Margarita Island day trip planning app.

You can fly from Canaima National Park to Margarita Island in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Venezuela Time (VET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Margarita Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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Colombia travel guide

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Historic Sites · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Diverse in terms of landscapes, climates, and cultures, Colombia remains one of South America's least explored tourist destinations, overshadowed by its more popular southern neighbors. Combining the best of what the continent has to offer, a vacation in Colombia allows you to blend outdoor adventures with tours of picture-perfect cobblestoned towns dating back to the colonial era. Tourists on a Colombia holiday can easily hop from sun-kissed coastal spots to the hilly coffee-growing region, where thriving plantations quickly give way to a landscape of snow-covered volcanic peaks and the paramo--alpine ecosystems sheltering some of the rarest plants growing above the continuous forest line.

Ecuador travel guide

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Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · History Museums
With abundant opportunities to discover fascinating World Heritage Sites, a holiday in Ecuador remains among the most culturally enriching travel experiences. Home to the world's highest active volcano, this little country packs a big punch when it comes to tourist activities. Some of the most popular things to do in Ecuador include visits to its astonishingly biodiverse wilderness areas, home to some 1,500 bird species, 840 species of amphibians and reptiles, and nearly 20,000 plant species. Of course, the highlight of many Ecuador vacations is bound to be the Galapagos Islands, made famous by naturalist Charles Darwin. Aside from the stunning nature, Ecuador also boasts many historic cities filled with photogenic colonial-era churches, mansions, and plazas.

Galapagos Islands travel guide

4.4
World heritage site · Nature & Parks · Beaches
Famous worldwide thanks to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, the remote World Heritage-listed Galapagos Islands are situated in the Pacific Ocean and belong to Ecuador. On a tour of Galapagos Islands, you can witness the staggering amount of endemic wildlife the archipelago is noted for. Besides a couple of cities on the main islands, the landscape remains mostly pristine, as the guided tours follow strict rules and limit visitor numbers. Fascinating creatures, untouched nature, unrivalled snorkeling, scuba diving, and more await you on your Galapagos Islands trip.

Peru travel guide

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Historic Sites · Parks · Landmarks
Land of the Incas
In a country renowned for its pre-Columbian archeological sites, no Peru vacation would be complete without an adrenaline-inducing hike to Machu Picchu, World Heritage-listed symbol of the once-mighty Incan Empire. Aside from visiting these spectacular ruins set against the backdrop of photogenic mountain peaks, most holidays in Peru also include an exploration of the country's pretty cities, boasting well-preserved colonial architecture and a slew of modern buildings housing fine museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants. Ideal for active vacationers, Peru trips are also tailor-made for gourmands, as the country's eclectic cuisine blends tasty influences from Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Bolivia travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Geologic Formations · Specialty Museums
Tibet of the Americas
If you're an adventurous tourist, consider adding a Bolivia vacation to your travel itinerary. A land of rainforests, Andean glaciers, high altitude cities, and rushing rivers, Bolivia remains one of the most remote countries in the Western Hemisphere. With 60 percent of the population made up of indigenous peoples, native cultures permeate thecountry's music, architecture, and arts, as well as local folklore and traditions. Traveling in Bolivia you can experience diverse wildlife and ecosystems, learn about the country's rich history, try out its distinctive cuisine, and practice your Spanish with the locals, known for their clean and easy-to-understand accent.

Chile travel guide

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Landmarks · Parks · Specialty Museums
Land of Poets
Squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, geographically diverse Chile is a long, thin stretch of land encompassing some of the world's driest deserts in the north, and some of its largest glacial fields in the south. Though most Chile holidays include some form of adventure in the vast wilderness areas, the country also contains charming cities providing plenty of urban things to do and see. Many tours of Chile include at least a brief visit to the country's lush wine regions, where backyard vineyards compete with sprawling estates producing some of the world's most respected whites and reds.

Argentina travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums
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.

Patagonia travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Geologic Formations · National Parks
Sparsely populated and largely untamed, Patagonia is equally appealing to photographers, nature lovers, adrenaline seekers, and fans of long road trips through desolate regions far from the noise and pollution of big cities. Many Patagonia vacations start in thriving Neuquen, the region's largest center and a major hub of Argentina's fruit production. Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, is another important stop on most Patagonia tours, serving as a base for excursions across the region and trips to Antarctica. While its urban centers provide modern comforts, Patagonia's main appeal remains its vast, remote stretches, crossed by a network of paved roads linking old oil boomtowns with ancient forests and nature reserves.

Paraguay travel guide

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Landmarks · Shopping Malls · Gift & Specialty Shops
Heart of South America
Divided in half by its eponymous river, Paraguay is a land of contrasts, especially between its lush eastern region where most of the population lives and the arid west, filled with rustic villages and old Jesuit colonies. Although under Spanish rule for three centuries and with a recent history of dictatorships and wars, Paraguay retained its native Guarani culture, with more than 80 percent of population of indigenous heritage. You'll find plenty of things to do in Paraguay, from touring cosmopolitan cities and quaint Jesuit colonies, to browsing affordable arts and crafts stores and sailing on rivers that crisscross the diverse natural landscape that makes up this landlocked nation.

Brazil travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.

Venezuela travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Grace
A vacation in Venezuela, one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet, can be both affordable and highly rewarding. From snowcapped mountains and vast grassland, to tropical islands and lush rainforests, Venezuela's varied landscapes are a paradise for nature lovers. Whether you're looking to laze on the Caribbean beaches, trek through the verdant jungles, or immerse yourself in the vibrant city culture, a Venezuela holiday offers something for everyone. Admire the world's highest waterfalls, go island hopping, discover tasty local delicacies, and witness the sheer abundance of wildlife and endemic species in Venezuela.