29 days in Brazil, Lima & La Paz Itinerary

29 days in Brazil, Lima & La Paz Itinerary

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Lima, Peru
— 7 nights
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La Paz, Bolivia
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Lima, Peru

— 7 nights

City of the Kings

Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Site Museum and Archaeological Sanctuary of Pachacamac and Basilica y Monasterio de Santo Domingo. Cathedral of Lima and Church and Sanctuary of Saint Rose of Lima will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Lima side-trips: Wetlands of Ventanilla (in Callao) and Toboganes de Songos (in San Jeronimo de Surco). Spend the 17th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take a stroll through San Isidro, walk around El Parque del Amor, take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco, and pause for some serene contemplation at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lima trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Charleston, USA to Lima is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Charleston in February, things will get much warmer in Lima: highs are around 82°F and lows about 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to La Paz.

Things to do in Lima

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

La Paz, Bolivia

— 4 nights

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Step off the beaten path and head to WMDR Yungas Road and Urban Rush Bolivia. National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore and Iglesia de San Francisco are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around La Paz: Huayna Potosi (in Milluni) and Chacaltaya Ski Resort (in Milluni). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Valley of the Moon and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Menor de Nuestra Senora de la Paz.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the La Paz online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Lima to La Paz takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lima to La Paz. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Lima in February, with highs in La Paz at 59°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can fly to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Sao Paulo, Brazil

— 6 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Juquehy Beach and Pernambuco e do Mar Casado Beach. Fo Guang Shan Brazil - Zu Lai Temple and Fazenda Ipanema will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Sao Paulo: Santos (Basilica of St. Anthony Santos & Museu Pele), Ermida de Santo Antonio do Guaibe Ruins (in Bertioga) and Guaruja (Praia de Pernambuco, Branca Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, pause for some serene contemplation at Paróquia Nossa Senhora Mãe dos Homens, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Solomon.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo sightseeing planner.

You can fly from La Paz to Sao Paulo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from La Paz to Sao Paulo is 1 hour. Traveling from La Paz in February, things will get much warmer in Sao Paulo: highs are around 84°F and lows about 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

— 8 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Get outdoors at Copacabana Beach and Claudio Coutinho Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Leblon Beach and Parasailing & Paragliding. Explore Rio de Janeiro's surroundings by going to Niteroi (Costao de Itacoatiara, Camboinhas Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Instituto Moreira Salles - IMS Rio, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Leme, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Bento Monastery, and get engrossed in the history at Forte de Copacabana.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in March, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at 87°F and lows at 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

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Brazil travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.