19 days in South America Itinerary

19 days in South America Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
2
Asuncion, Paraguay
— 1 night
3
Salta, Argentina
— 2 nights
4
Cordoba, Argentina
— 2 nights
5
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
6
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 5 nights

2
nights
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary tool.

Florianopolis to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July in Foz do Iguacu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Asuncion.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Buddhist Temple ©
Buddhist Temple

1
night
Asuncion, Paraguay

Asuncion ©
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 27th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at The National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin Our Lady Saint Mary of the Asuncion, get engrossed in the history at Casa de la Independencia, ponder the world of politics at Palacio de López, don't miss a visit to Costanera de Asuncion, thendon't miss a visit to Plaza de las Americas, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping del Sol.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Asuncion trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Foz do Iguacu to Asuncion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Asuncion, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Asuncion, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salta.

Things to do in Asuncion

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Shopping del Sol ©
Shopping del Sol
Casa de la Independencia ©
Casa de la Independencia

2
nights
Salta, Argentina

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Salta is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro San Bernardo, hunt for treasures at Mercado Artesanal Tradicional, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Virgen de los Tres Cerritos.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Salta trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Asuncion to Salta in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Asuncion to Salta is 1 hour. In July, Salta is slightly colder than Asuncion - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Salta

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cuesta del Obispo ©
Cuesta del Obispo
Basilica Menor San Francisco ©
Basilica Menor San Francisco
Cerro San Bernardo ©
Cerro San Bernardo

2
nights
Cordoba, Argentina

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
On the 31st (Wed), view the masterpieces at Paseo de las Artes, steep yourself in history at Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Los Capuchinos, thensteep yourself in history at Paseo del Buen Pastor, and finally examine the collection at Museo Palacio Ferreyra. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo de Cordoba La Iglesia De Jesucristo De Los Santos De Los Ultimos Dias, don't miss a visit to Plaza San Martin, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Carmen, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cordoba trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Salta to Cordoba takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Salta in July: highs in Cordoba hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Cordoba

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Paseo del Buen Pastor ©
Paseo del Buen Pastor
Museo Historico UNC  Manzana Jesuitica ©
Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica
Iglesia de Los Capuchinos ©
Iglesia de Los Capuchinos

6
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: wander the streets of Puerto Madero, get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada, admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo, and admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid.

To find out how to plan a trip to Buenos Aires, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Cordoba to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Buenos Aires. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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

5
nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Explore Montevideo's surroundings by going to Punta Ballena (Museo – Taller de Casapueblo & Casapueblo). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado del Puerto, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Salvo, and admire the masterpieces at Palacio Taranco.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Montevideo itinerary planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Montevideo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Buenos Aires in August since evenings lows in Montevideo dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Maldonado
Highlights from your plan
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo

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