31 days in Argentina, Brazil & Montevideo Itinerary

31 days in Argentina, Brazil & Montevideo Itinerary

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Montevideo, Uruguay
— 3 nights
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Rio Gallegos, Argentina
— 1 night
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Rio Grande, Argentina
— 1 day
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Ushuaia, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Puerto Madryn, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Dos Pozos, Argentina
— 1 night
Drive to Almirante Marco Andres Zar Airport, Fly to Bahia Blanca
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Bahia Blanca, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
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Porto Alegre, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Florianopolis, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 3 nights

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Montevideo, Uruguay

— 3 nights
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Change things up with a short trip to Pizzorno Family Estates in Canelones (about 44 minutes away). The adventure continues: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, admire the masterpieces at Palacio Taranco, admire the striking features of Palacio Salvo, and take in the pleasant sights at Rambla de Montevideo.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Montevideo day trip planning site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Montevideo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Rio Gallegos.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods · Tours · Wineries · Museums

Side Trip

Rio Gallegos, Argentina

— 1 night
Río Gallegos is the capital and largest settlement of the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz in Argentina. On the 16th (Wed), make a trip to Rio Gallegos, Tierra de Tehuelches e Inmigrantes, see the interesting displays at Casa Historica del Gobernador Juan Manuel Gregores, then explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Eduardo Minnicelli, then brush up on your military savvy at Museo Malvinas Argentinas, and finally stroll through Cabo Virgenes. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Plaza San Martin, take an in-depth tour of Museo Ferroviario Roberto Galian, then examine the collection at Museo de los Pioneros, and finally stroll through Laguna Azul.

For more things to do and more tourist information, use the Rio Gallegos road trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Montevideo to Rio Gallegos with the Route module. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Montevideo in January: high temperatures in Rio Gallegos hover around 22°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Rio Grande.

Things to do in Rio Gallegos

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Rio Grande, Argentina

— 1 day
Río Grande is a city in Argentina, on the north coast of the eastern part of the Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museo del Centro Veteranos de Guerra Malvinas Argentinas, then explore the world behind art at Museo Fueguino de Arte, then trek along Paso Garibaldi, and finally learn more about the world around you at Museo Municipal Virginia Choquintel.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rio Grande road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Rio Gallegos to Rio Grande takes 5.5 hours. While traveling from Rio Gallegos, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rio Grande, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Rio Grande

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Ushuaia, Argentina

— 4 nights

End of the World

Often called the "End of the World" because of its position on the southernmost tip of South America, the expanding city of Ushuaia serves as both a busy commercial port and attractive tourist hub.
Spend the 19th (Sat) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Museo Maritimo & del Presidio de Ushuaia, don't miss a visit to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina, pause for some photo ops at Monumento Antiguos Pobladores de Ushuaia, and explore the activities along Bahia Lapataia.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia planning app.

You can drive from Rio Grande to Ushuaia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Rio Grande in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ushuaia: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Puerto Madryn, Argentina

— 2 nights
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
On the 23rd (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Monumento al Indio Tehuelche, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ecocentro. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Doradillo, then see some colorful creatures with Aquatours Buceo, and then stroll through Costas de Patagonia.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Puerto Madryn trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to Puerto Madryn takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dos Pozos.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Dos Pozos, Argentina

— 1 night
On the 25th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Punta Tombo.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dos Pozos tour planner.

Traveling by car from Puerto Madryn to Dos Pozos takes 2.5 hours. In January in Dos Pozos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bahia Blanca.

Things to do in Dos Pozos

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Bahia Blanca, Argentina

— 2 nights
Bahía Blanca is a city in the southwest of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, by the Atlantic Ocean, and is the seat of government of Bahía Blanca Partido. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get lost in a book at Biblioteca Popular Bernardino Rivadavia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa de la Cultura, then steep yourself in history at Fundacion Ezequiel Martinez Estrada, then take in the architecture and design of Universidad Nacional del Sur, and finally catch a live performance at Teatro Municipal de Bahia Blanca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Museo y Parque Estereoscopico El Historico, make a trip to Plaza Rivadavia, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Nuestra Senora de La Merced, then don't miss a visit to Avenida Alem, then learn about all things military at Museo De La Aviacion Naval, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de Lujan.

Planning Bahia Blanca trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Dos Pozos to Bahia Blanca. In January in Bahia Blanca, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to fly to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Bahia Blanca

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife

Side Trip

Buenos Aires, Argentina

— 5 nights

Queen of La Plata

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.
Buenos Aires is known for nightlife, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, appreciate the extensive heritage of Calle Defensa, and shop like a local with Palermo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Bahia Blanca to Buenos Aires takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bahia Blanca in January, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Buenos Aires: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Porto Alegre.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Porto Alegre, Brazil

— 2 nights

Smile City

On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
Porto Alegre is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: test your team's savvy at Enigma Escape Game, catch a live event at Arena do Gremio, stroll around Parque Farroupilha, and make a trip to Chave-Mestra.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Porto Alegre tour planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Porto Alegre in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. February in Porto Alegre sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Childrens Museums

Florianopolis, Brazil

— 4 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Florianopolis is known for beaches, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Mole, stroll through Jurere Beach, stop by Santo Antonio de Lisboa, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paróquia Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Conceição.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Florianopolis road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Porto Alegre to Florianopolis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Florianopolis can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can fly to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Sao Paulo, Brazil

— 3 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for shopping, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Paulo da Cruz Church, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Sao Paulo trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Florianopolis to Sao Paulo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Fun & Games

Argentina travel guide

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Landmarks · Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums
Land of Contrasts
Home to the highest and lowest points in South America, diverse Argentina enthralls visitors with its contrasting landscapes and rich cultural heritage. A tour of Argentina reveals a sprawling land of fiercely proud and hardworking gauchos, the legendary cowboys of South America's pampas. A vacation in Argentina also leads you to giant urban centers, filled with modern tourist attractions that include fine restaurants, award-winning museums, and renowned public parks, gardens, and zoos. Away from big cities, Argentina sightseeing combines visits to mighty waterfalls situated inside World Heritage-listed national parks in the north of the country, with excursions to icy glaciers in the south.

Brazil travel guide

4.5
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.