19 days in South America Itinerary

19 days in South America Itinerary

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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
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 Praia de Ipanema. Step out of Rio de Janeiro to go to Barra de Guaratiba and see Buzios Beach, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, walk around Parque Lage, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Grumari.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip website.

New Delhi, India to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Rio de Janeiro is minus 8.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in February: highs in Rio de Janeiro hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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 other places to visit, ratings, 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 4 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.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, 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 Cemiterio de Recoleta and Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, admire the landmark architecture of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, make a trip to Casa Rosada, and take an in-depth tour of El Zanjon de Granados.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Buenos Aires trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Iguazu National Park in February, expect nights in Buenos Aires to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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 Conceicao Beach make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Sueste, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Leão.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Buenos Aires to Fernando de Noronha in 12.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Buenos Aires to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Fernando de Noronha, with lows of 29°C. On the 19th (Wed), you're off to home.

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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