19 days in South America Itinerary

19 days in South America Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  11 h 30 min
5
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 5 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: New Delhi, India

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Copacabana Beach and Pedra do Arpoador. Step out of Rio de Janeiro to go to Barra de Guaratiba and see Buzios Beach, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, contemplate the long history of Parque Lage, and take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro road trip tool.

New Delhi, India to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 23.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Rio de Janeiro is minus 8.5 hours. When traveling from New Delhi in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Rio de Janeiro: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Buzios Beach
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

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Devil's Throat.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in February since evenings lows in Foz do Iguacu dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Devil's Throat ©
Devil's Throat

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Salto Bernabe Mendez, admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, and then head off the coast to Isla San Martin.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Iguazu National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Foz do Iguacu to Iguazu National Park takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Iguazu National Park are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature Parks 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Parque 3 de Febrero and Palacio Barolo. The adventure continues: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo, look for gifts at El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and examine the collection at Museo Evita.

To plan Buenos Aires vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Iguazu National Park in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Buenos Aires: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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

5
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.
Attractions like Baia do Sancho and Praia do Sueste make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Baia dos Porcos, stroll through Baia dos Golfinhos, Head underground at Buraco da Raquel, and kick back and relax at Fernado de Noronha Island.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Buenos Aires to Fernando de Noronha in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Buenos Aires in February since evenings lows in Fernando de Noronha dip to 29°C. You will leave for home on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos

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