34 days in Brazil, Peru & Argentina Itinerary

34 days in Brazil, Peru & Argentina Itinerary

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Lima, Peru
— 3 nights
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Iquitos, Peru
— 4 nights
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Lima, Peru
— 1 night
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
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Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 1 night
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 7 nights
Fly to Hercílio Luz International Airport, Drive to Governador Celso Ramos
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Governador Celso Ramos, Brazil
— 6 nights
Drive to Hercílio Luz International Airport, Fly to Sao Paulo
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Lima, Peru

— 3 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.
On the 21st (Sun), make a trip to Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), then delve into the distant past at Huaca Pucllana, and then stroll around Circuito Magico Del Agua. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco, then take a stroll through Barranco, then get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping Center Larcomar (Centro Comercial Larcomar), and finally walk around Parque Alfredo Salazar.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lima journey maker.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Lima is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Peru Standard Time (PET) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Kuwait City in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Lima, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Iquitos.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Iquitos, Peru

— 4 nights

Capital of the Peruvian Amazon

The largest city in the Peruvian Amazon and the world's largest metropolis unreachable by road, Iquitos represents a major starting point for river and rainforest adventures.
Spend the 24th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through La Isla De Los Monos, see the interesting displays at Museum of Indigenous Amazonian Cultures, admire the striking features of Ex-Hotel Palace, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Iquitos visit planner.

Getting from Lima to Iquitos by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. When traveling from Lima in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Iquitos: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to fly to Lima.

Things to do in Iquitos

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Lima, Peru

— 1 night

City of the Kings

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): stroll around Parque Kennedy - Parque Central de Miraflores and then take a stroll through Miraflores.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lima attractions planner.

Fly from Iquitos to Lima in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Iquitos in March: highs in Lima hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Lima

Neighborhoods · Parks

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 historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, appreciate the extensive heritage of Calle Defensa, and have fun and explore at Museo de los Ninos.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Buenos Aires tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Lima to Buenos Aires takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Peru Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Buenos Aires when traveling from Lima in March, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Iguazu National Park, Argentina

— 3 nights
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 3rd (Sat), admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Keep things going the next day: see Gran Aventura, then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, and then admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Iguazu National Park online itinerary maker.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Iguazu National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

— 1 night

Land of the Waterfalls

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Museu de Cera Dreamland, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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Traveling by car from Iguazu National Park to Foz do Iguacu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Foz do Iguacu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Tours

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

— 7 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, stroll through Copacabana Beach, stroll around Parque Lage, and kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro sightseeing planner.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rio de Janeiro, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Governador Celso Ramos.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Governador Celso Ramos, Brazil

— 6 nights
A holiday in Governador Celso Ramos offers pristine stretches of sandy white beach, complemented by brilliant turquoise water lapping at the shore.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Governador Celso Ramos: Nova Trento (Santuario Nossa Senhora do Bom Socorro, Santuario De Madre Paulina, &more) and Paroquia de Tijucas (in Tijucas). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Cordas Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Canto dos Ganchos Beach, contemplate the long history of Santa Cruz de Anhatomirim Fortress, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chuch of Nossa Senhora da Piedade.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Governador Celso Ramos vacation planning website.

Explore your travel options from Rio de Janeiro to Governador Celso Ramos with the Route module. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in April, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Governador Celso Ramos. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Governador Celso Ramos

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sao Paulo, Brazil

— 2 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 19th (Mon), take a stroll around The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, then take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, and then stroll around Parque Ibirapuera.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sao Paulo tour builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Governador Celso Ramos to Sao Paulo. April in Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Spas

Peru travel guide

4.6
Ruins · Parks · Landmarks
Land of the Incas
In a country renowned for its pre-Columbian archeological sites, no Peru vacation would be complete without an adrenaline-inducing hike to Machu Picchu, World Heritage-listed symbol of the once-mighty Incan Empire. Aside from visiting these spectacular ruins set against the backdrop of photogenic mountain peaks, most holidays in Peru also include an exploration of the country's pretty cities, boasting well-preserved colonial architecture and a slew of modern buildings housing fine museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants. Ideal for active vacationers, Peru trips are also tailor-made for gourmands, as the country's eclectic cuisine blends tasty influences from Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Argentina travel guide

4.4
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

4.4
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.

State of Sao Paulo travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Parks · Specialty Museums
A trip to State of Sao Paulo reveals one of Brazil's wealthiest regions, considered one of South America's economic powerhouses and known for its high standard of living. The eponymous state capital remains one of the country's most cosmopolitan urban centers, housing almost 20 million residents in its metropolitan region. Beyond this hub of frantic nightlife and thriving commerce, a tour of State of Sao Paulo showcases lively beaches scattered across 600 km (370 mi) of coastline. Farther inland, visitors take advantage of the area's pleasant climate and explore numerous waterfalls, caves, mountains, rivers, spas, parks, and historical buildings dating back to early colonial times.