16 days in Brazil, Iguazu National Park & Buenos Aires Itinerary

16 days in Brazil, Iguazu National Park & Buenos Aires Itinerary

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16 days in Brazil, Iguazu National Park & Buenos Aires Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  8​h 45​min
5
Salvador, Brazil
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  20​h
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

4
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, nature, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Pao de Acucar, appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro day trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in September, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

3
nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis, explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sao Paulo day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Sao Paulo, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Pixel Realidade Virtual ©
Pixel Realidade Virtual
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

2
nights
Iguazu National Park, Argentina

Iguazu National Park ©
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin and then admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez.

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Getting from Sao Paulo to Iguazu National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. September in Iguazu National Park sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin

3
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 nightlife, museums, parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, wander the streets of Puerto Madero, stop by El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Buenos Aires trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Iguazu National Park in September: high temperatures in Buenos Aires hover around 20°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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

1
night
Salvador, Brazil

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
On the 26th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sao Francisco Church and Convent and then take a stroll through Pelourinho. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Praia Farol da Barra, contemplate the long history of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, take in panoramic vistas at Elevator Lacerda, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Black People.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Salvador road trip planning site .

Getting from Buenos Aires to Salvador by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in September: high temperatures in Salvador hover around 32°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salvador

Neighborhoods Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Elevator Lacerda ©
Elevator Lacerda

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