60 days in Chile, Argentina & Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Chile, Argentina & Brazil Itinerary

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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 3 nights
Fly to Osorno, Bus to San Carlos de Bariloche
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Ushuaia, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Florianopolis, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Bonito, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Fly to Sao Paulo Viracopos, Bus to Alameda São Sebastião, 12, Ferry to Ilhabela
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Ilhabela, Brazil
— 3 nights
Ferry to São Sebastião, Taxi to Ubatuba
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Ubatuba, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Paraty, Brazil
— 5 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 6 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Arraial do Cabo, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Porto Seguro, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Itacare, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Porto de Galinhas, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Maragogi, Brazil
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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

— 3 nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Valle Arcoiris and Tebinquinche Lake. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pukara de Quitor and Museo del Meteorito. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Termas Banos de Puritama, explore the activities along Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques, take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Pedro de Atacama trip itinerary planner.

Calgary, Canada to San Pedro de Atacama is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Chile Standard Time (CLT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Calgary in January; daily highs in San Pedro de Atacama reach 29°C and lows reach 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

— 4 nights
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro and Sendero de los Arrayanes. Get in touch with nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi and Circuito Chico. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo del Lago Gutierrez, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Nahuel Huapi, take in the waterfront at Isla Victoria, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Pedro de Atacama to San Carlos de Bariloche in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Pedro de Atacama to San Carlos de Bariloche is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in San Carlos de Bariloche can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Ushuaia.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Ushuaia, Argentina

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): stroll through Glacier Martial, explore the activities along Bahia Lapataia, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Roca, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Laguna Esmeralda, explore the landscape on two wheels at Ushuaia Bay, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally hit the slopes at Cerro Castor (Castor Mount).

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ushuaia itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Ushuaia takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect cooler weather when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in January: highs in Ushuaia hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

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.
Relax by the water at Lagoinha do Leste and Praia de Mariscal. Visiting Fundacao Projeto TAMAR - Florianopolis and Daniela's Beach will get you outdoors. Explore Florianopolis' surroundings by going to Praia de Bombas (in Bombas), Praia do Rosa (in Praia do Rosa) and Praia das Laranjeiras (in Balneario Camboriu). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ferrugem Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Mole, take in the dramatic scenery at Praia da Solidao, and step off the mainland to explore Campeche Island.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florianopolis holiday planning website.

Fly from Ushuaia to Florianopolis in 15 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In January, Florianopolis is warmer than Ushuaia - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to fly to Bonito.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Bonito, Brazil

— 2 nights

Ecotourism Capital

A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Sucuri, and then admire the sheer force of Estancia Mimosa Ecoturismo - Cachoeiras em Bonito, MS. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta Sao Mateus and then stroll around Parque Ecologico Rio Formoso.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bonito journey planner.

You can fly from Florianopolis to Bonito in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florianopolis to Bonito, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Bonito

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Ilhabela, Brazil

— 3 nights

Capital of Sailing

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Get outdoors at Baia de Castelhanos Beach and Praia Da Feiticeira. You'll get in some beach time at Jabaquara Beach and Praia Pedra do Sino. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Gato Waterfall, kick back and relax at Praia Do Bonete, step off the mainland to explore Cabras Island, and stroll through Juliao Beach.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ilhabela trip itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Bonito to Ilhabela takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, daily temperatures in Ilhabela can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Ubatuba, Brazil

— 4 nights

Surf Capital

Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
Relax by the water at Juquehy Beach and Itamambuca Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Felix Beach and Domingas Dias Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Ubatuba: Sao Sebastiao (Praia da Baleia & Camburi Beach). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Fortaleza Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Tenorio, and head off the coast to Ilha Anchieta.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ubatuba online trip builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ilhabela to Ubatuba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ilhabela to Ubatuba. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Paraty.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Paraty, Brazil

— 5 nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia do Cachadaco and Sono Beach. Get in touch with nature at Centro Historico and Paraty Bay. There's still lots to do: stroll through Lula Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Fora Beach (Ranchos), and get outside with Birds Parati.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Paraty road trip planning website.

Drive from Ubatuba to Paraty in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ubatuba to Paraty, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Ilha Grande, Brazil

— 6 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Visit Lopes Mendes Beach and Dois Rios Beach for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lagoa Azul and Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Pouso Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Morcego Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande day trip website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

— 4 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
We've included these beaches for you: Copacabana Beach and Pedra do Arpoador. Escape the urban bustle at Praia de Ipanema and Mirante da Prainha. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Leblon Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach, hike along Pedra da Gavea, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro online vacation planner.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In February, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Arraial do Cabo, Brazil

— 2 nights

Diving Capital

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.
On the 10th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Farol Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia, and then get outside with Gruta Azul. On the next day, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then admire all the interesting features of Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia, then kick back and relax at Praia Grande, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Prainha.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Arraial do Cabo trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Arraial do Cabo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Arraial do Cabo sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil

— 2 nights

Brazil's St Tropez

Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Ferradurinha Beach, then kick back and relax at Praia do Pero, then kick back and relax at Praia das Conchas, and finally kick back and relax at Praia das Dunas. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Ferradura Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Joao Fernandinho Beach, then kick back and relax at Azedinha Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Azeda Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Armacao dos Buzios holiday maker app.

Drive from Arraial do Cabo to Armacao dos Buzios in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Porto Seguro, Brazil

— 4 nights
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Coroa Vermelha Beach and Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia de Taipe and Praia dos Coqueiros. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Praia dos Nativos, stroll through Parracho Beach, explore and take pictures at Reserva Pataxo da Jaqueira, and get to know the fascinating history of Quadrado.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Porto Seguro trip website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Armacao dos Buzios to Porto Seguro in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. While traveling from Armacao dos Buzios, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Porto Seguro, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Itacare.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Itacare, Brazil

— 2 nights
Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
On the 18th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Havaizinho Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Itacarezinho Beach, then kick back and relax at Engenhoca Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Jeribucacu Beach. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Ribeira Beach, kick back and relax at Prainha Beach, then stroll through Praia da Tiririca, and finally kick back and relax at Concha Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Itacare trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Porto Seguro to Itacare in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Itacare

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

— 2 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Calhetas, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cupe beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, then kick back and relax at Pontal de Maracaipe, then kick back and relax at Praia De Maracaipe, and finally stroll through Cacimbas Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Itacare to Porto de Galinhas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

— 4 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS and Shark Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Baia do Sancho and Conceicao Beach. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Praia do Leão, stroll through Praia do Sueste, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get outside with Baia dos Porcos.

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

Fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Maragogi.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Maragogi, Brazil

— 4 nights

Paradise in Alagoas

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Get in touch with nature at Beach Patacho - Ecological Route Miracles and Japaratinga Beach. Relax by the water at Praia Ponta de Mangue and Peroba Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Maragogi side-trips: Toque Beach (in Sao Miguel dos Milagres) and Praia de Tamandare (in Tamandare). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Burgalhau Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Antunes Beach, and see the vivid underwater world at Gales de Maragogi.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Maragogi road trip planning app.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Maragogi in 3.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Maragogi due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Maragogi when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in February, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Chile travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Parks · Specialty Museums
Land of Poets
Squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, geographically diverse Chile is a long, thin stretch of land encompassing some of the world's driest deserts in the north, and some of its largest glacial fields in the south. Though most Chile holidays include some form of adventure in the vast wilderness areas, the country also contains charming cities providing plenty of urban things to do and see. Many tours of Chile include at least a brief visit to the country's lush wine regions, where backyard vineyards compete with sprawling estates producing some of the world's most respected whites and reds.

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

4.5
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.