15 days in South America Itinerary

15 days in South America Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  23 h 15 min
1
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
2
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
3
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Santiago, Chile
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Melbourne, Australia

3
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, get great views at Leblon Beach, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and contemplate the long history of Parque Lage.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro online trip builder.

Melbourne, Australia to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 23- hour flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Melbourne to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in May, expect nights in Rio de Janeiro to be much hotter, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro

3
nights
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Fernando de Noronha ©
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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, stroll through Enseada da Caieira, and head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha route site.

Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha in 7 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Fernando de Noronha, with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Morro dois Irmaos ©
Morro dois Irmaos
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste

2
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
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 historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, explore the engaging exhibits at Museo de los Ninos, admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Buenos Aires trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Buenos Aires in 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Argentina Standard Time (ART) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in May: high temperatures in Buenos Aires hover around 20°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

3
nights
Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Santiago is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cerro Santa Lucia, steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, take in the pleasant sights at Plaza de Armas, and admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

Make your Santiago itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Santiago in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Santiago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana) ©

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