31 days in South America Itinerary

31 days in South America Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  27 h
1
Praia da Pipa, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h
3
Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
Porto Seguro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Arraial do Cabo, Brazil
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Paraty, Brazil
— 2 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  4 h 30 min
7
Ilhabela, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
8
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 4 nights
Bus:  12 h 45 min
9
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
10
Cusco, Peru
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Vancouver, Canada

2
nights
Praia da Pipa, Brazil

Praia da Pipa ©
Some of Brazil's finest beaches stand among top Praia de Pipa tourist attractions, though the area also features lively nightlife and a big selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, and artisan workshops.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): kick back and relax at Amor Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Madeiro Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Baia dos Golfinhos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Pipa Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Barra de Cunhau.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Praia da Pipa trip itinerary planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Praia da Pipa is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Vancouver to Praia da Pipa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in June, expect Praia da Pipa to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Barra de Cunhau
Highlights from your plan
Barra de Cunhau ©
Barra de Cunhau
Madeiro Beach ©
Madeiro Beach
Amor Beach ©
Amor Beach

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Conceicao Beach and Praia do Leão. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Baia dos Porcos and Praia do Cachorro. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Baia dos Golfinhos and stroll through Fernado de Noronha Island.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha trip tool.

Getting from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 4.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. June in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Baia dos Golfinhos ©
Baia dos Golfinhos
Conceicao Beach ©
Conceicao Beach
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

2
nights
Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil

Morro de Sao Paulo ©
One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Farol do Morro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Quarta Praia, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Segunda Praia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Gamboa Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto).

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Morro de Sao Paulo holiday planning website.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Morro de Sao Paulo in 10.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 1 hour. June in Morro de Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gamboa Beach ©
Gamboa Beach
Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto) ©
Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto)
Farol do Morro ©
Farol do Morro

3
nights
Porto Seguro, Brazil

Porto Seguro ©
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Get some historical perspective at Igreja de Sao Joao Batista and Centro Historico. Take a break from the city and head to Praia de Taipe and Mirror Beach. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda, get to know the fascinating history of Quadrado, stroll through Pitinga Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Taperapua Beach.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Porto Seguro day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Morro de Sao Paulo to Porto Seguro in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Morro de Sao Paulo in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Porto Seguro, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Taperapua Beach ©
Taperapua Beach
Praia de Taipe ©
Praia de Taipe
Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda ©
Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda

2
nights
Arraial do Cabo, Brazil

Arraial do Cabo ©
Located on a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, the municipality of Arraial do Cabo has become a popular tourist destination because of its pristine beaches and relaxing atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): kick back and relax at Prainha and then enjoy the sand and surf at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Grande and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Farol Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Arraial do Cabo trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Porto Seguro to Arraial do Cabo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Arraial do Cabo are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia ©
Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia
Prainha ©
Prainha
Farol Beach ©
Farol Beach

2
nights
Paraty, Brazil

Paraty ©
Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Meio Beach, kick back and relax at Praia do Cachadaco, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lula Beach and then stroll through Sono Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paraty trip builder site.

Getting from Arraial do Cabo to Paraty by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Praia do Cachadaco ©
Praia do Cachadaco
Meio Beach ©
Meio Beach
Sono Beach ©
Sono Beach

3
nights
Ilhabela, Brazil

Ilhabela ©
Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
On the 21st (Mon), head off the coast to Cabras Island, thenstroll through Praia Pedra do Sino, and then kick back and relax at Jabaquara Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Curral Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Baia de Castelhanos Beach.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ilhabela trip builder app.

Getting from Paraty to Ilhabela by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Ilhabela can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jabaquara Beach ©
Jabaquara Beach
Baia de Castelhanos Beach ©
Baia de Castelhanos Beach
Praia Pedra do Sino ©
Praia Pedra do Sino

4
nights
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

San Carlos de Bariloche
Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro and Parque Nahuelito. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Isla Victoria and tour the pleasant surroundings at Catedral Alta Patagonis.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Carlos de Bariloche trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Ilhabela to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Ilhabela in June: high temperatures in San Carlos de Bariloche hover around 9°C and lows are around -1°C. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro ©
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

San Pedro de Atacama ©
Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
Explore hidden gems such as Salar de Tara and Tebinquinche Lake. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Termas Banos de Puritama will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Valle Arcoiris, delve into the distant past at Pukara de Quitor, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques, and get curious at Museo del Meteorito.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Pedro de Atacama trip planner.

Traveling by bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to San Pedro de Atacama takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche to San Pedro de Atacama. While traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche, expect warmer days and about the same nights in San Pedro de Atacama, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Salar de Tara ©
Salar de Tara
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Valle Arcoiris ©
Valle Arcoiris

3
nights
Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, thenhead outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then wander the streets of San Blas. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the ancient world of Q'enqo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi, thenexplore the ancient world of Tambomachay, and finally contemplate the long history of Tipon.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cusco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Cusco takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Pedro de Atacama to Cusco. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
San Blas ©
San Blas
Q'enqo ©
Q'enqo
Tambomachay ©
Tambomachay

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