15 days in South America Itinerary

15 days in South America Itinerary

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15 days in South America Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 30 min
1
Armacao dos Buzios
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Tram + Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Porto Seguro
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Itacare
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  10 h 30 min
4
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
5
Florianopolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Buenos Aires

2
nights
Armacao dos Buzios

Armacao dos Buzios ©
Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
On the 2nd (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Azedinha Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Azeda Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Armacao Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ferradura Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Armacao dos Buzios planning site .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Armacao dos Buzios is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Azedinha Beach ©
Azedinha Beach
Armacao Beach ©
Armacao Beach
Azeda Beach ©
Azeda Beach

3
nights
Porto Seguro

Porto Seguro ©
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Relax by the water at Coroa Vermelha Beach and Taperapua Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Capela de Nossa Senhora da Ajuda and Largo da Ajuda. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Pitinga Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Porto Seguro route planner.

Fly from Armacao dos Buzios to Porto Seguro in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December in Porto Seguro, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Itacare.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Coroa Vermelha Beach
Highlights from your plan
Coroa Vermelha Beach ©
Coroa Vermelha Beach
Pitinga Beach ©
Pitinga Beach
Taperapua Beach ©
Taperapua Beach

2
nights
Itacare

Itacare ©
Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
On the 7th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Itacarezinho Beach and then stroll through Jeribucacu Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Ribeira Beach and then stroll through Prainha Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Itacare travel route tool .

You can drive from Porto Seguro to Itacare in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In December, daytime highs in Itacare are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Itacare

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jeribucacu Beach ©
Jeribucacu Beach
Prainha Beach ©
Prainha Beach
Ribeira Beach ©
Ribeira Beach

3
nights
Fernando de Noronha

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Conceicao Beach and Fernando de Noronha. Step off the beaten path and head to Praia do Cachorro and Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Praia do Leão, take in panoramic vistas at Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cacimba do Padre.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha holiday maker tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Itacare to Fernando de Noronha takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Fernando de Noronha Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. December in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Praia do Leão ©
Praia do Leão
Conceicao Beach ©
Conceicao Beach
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

2
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Explore hidden gems such as Itapema Beach and Ciclovia Beira Mar Norte. You'll get in some beach time at Praia do Rosa and Bombinhas Beach. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Mole.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Florianopolis day trip planning app .

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Florianopolis by flight takes about 9 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Florianopolis due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Florianopolis. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Itapema Beach, Bombinhas Beach, Praia do Rosa
Highlights from your plan
Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole
Praia do Rosa ©
Praia do Rosa
Bombinhas Beach ©
Bombinhas Beach

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