21 days in South America Itinerary

21 days in South America Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 3 nights
2
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
3
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 1 night
4
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
5
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
6
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 4 nights

3
nights
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Get outdoors at El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve and Las Grietas. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to Dragon Hill (Cerro Dragon), take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Aymara, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Ayora trip itinerary maker tool.

Jerusalem, Israel to Puerto Ayora is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Ecuador Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Jerusalem in March, expect nights in Puerto Ayora to be warmer, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Dragon Hill (Cerro Dragon)
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve ©
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

Los Glaciares National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Los Glaciares National Park contains a giant ice cap that feeds 47 vast glaciers.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Perito Moreno National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Seco and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Spegazzini.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Glaciares National Park online trip builder.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Puerto Ayora to Los Glaciares National Park in 26 hours. The time zone changes from Ecuador Time to Argentina Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Puerto Ayora in March, with highs in Los Glaciares National Park at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Perito Moreno National Park
Highlights from your plan
Perito Moreno National Park ©
Perito Moreno National Park
Glaciar Spegazzini ©
Glaciar Spegazzini
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Isla San Martin, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin.

To find out how to plan a trip to Iguazu National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Los Glaciares National Park to Iguazu National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Glaciares National Park in March, plan for warmer days in Iguazu National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Foz do Iguacu.

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

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 30th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Climbing in the Iguacu Canyon and then meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu online trip maker.

Drive from Iguazu National Park to Foz do Iguacu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Foz do Iguacu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park

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.
Get in touch with nature at Copacabana Beach and Pedra do Arpoador. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, admire the striking features of Carioca Aqueduct, take in the dramatic natural features at Pedra do Sal, and take in the awesome beauty at Pedra da Gavea.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro tour itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rio de Janeiro, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Pedra do Arpoador ©
Pedra do Arpoador

4
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.
Visiting Baia do Sancho and Trilha Costa Esmeralda will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Praia do Sueste, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS, and step off the mainland to explore Morro Sao Jose.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) is 1 hour. April in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

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

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