25 days in Brazil, Uruguay & Argentina Itinerary

25 days in Brazil, Uruguay & Argentina Itinerary

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25 days in Brazil, Uruguay & Argentina Itinerary

Start: Riga, Latvia
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  4​h
2
Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + foot + bus:  7​h
3
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
5
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
6
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
El Calafate, Argentina
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
8
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Riga, Latvia

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cervejaria Bohemia as well as Rodrigo de Freitas Lake. Change things up with a short trip to Imperial Museum in Petropolis (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pao de Acucar, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach.

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Riga, Latvia to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Riga to Rio de Janeiro, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Rio de Janeiro is a bit warmer than Riga - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Petropolis
Highlights from your plan
Pao de Acucar ©
Pao de Acucar
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

3
nights
Ilha Grande, Brazil

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
You've now added Lopes Mendes Beach to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoa Azul, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Aventureiro.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ilha Grande road trip website .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande in 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Aventureiro ©
Aventureiro
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul
Lopes Mendes Beach ©
Lopes Mendes 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.
Zoológico de São Paulo has been added to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, then make a trip to Paulista Avenue, and then stroll around Parque Ibirapuera.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Sao Paulo in 10 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Ilha Grande in June, with highs in Sao Paulo at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

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 11th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu day trip planner .

Fly from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Montevideo.

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
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

1
night
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.
You've now added Pizzorno Family Estates to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the waterfront at Rambla de Montevideo, admire the striking features of Palacio Salvo, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Tango - La Cumparsita, then make a trip to Plaza Independencia, and finally make a trip to Mercado Agricola Montevideo - MAM. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Pizzorno Family Estates, make a trip to Montevideo Sign, and then wander the streets of Pocitos.

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You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Foz do Iguacu to Montevideo in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in June; daily highs in Montevideo reach 19°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Montevideo

Wineries Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
Highlights from your plan
Pocitos ©
Pocitos
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo de los Ninos, Planetario Galileo Galilei and Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, wander the streets of Puerto Madero, ponder the world of politics at Casa Rosada, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires holiday maker website .

You can ride a ferry from Montevideo to Buenos Aires in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You'll set off for El Calafate on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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

3
nights
El Calafate, Argentina

El Calafate ©
El Calafate tourism thrives mostly thanks to the city's proximity to a World Heritage-listed national park, famed for containing over 40 large glaciers.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Avenida Libertador. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Los Glaciares.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our El Calafate trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to El Calafate takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in June, plan for much colder days in El Calafate, with highs around 3°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can take a bus to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares ©
Parque Nacional Los Glaciares
Lago Argentino
Lago Argentino

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Perito Moreno Glacier.

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Traveling by bus from El Calafate to Los Glaciares National Park takes 2 hours. In June in Los Glaciares National Park, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 1°C at night. You will leave for home on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Perito Moreno Glacier ©
Perito Moreno Glacier

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