60 days in Lima, Santiago & Argentina Itinerary

60 days in Lima, Santiago & Argentina Itinerary

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60 days in Lima, Santiago & Argentina Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, United States
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Lima, Peru
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Santiago, Chile
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 40 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Cordoba, Argentina
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h
5
Mendoza, Argentina
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

2
nights
Lima, Peru

Lima ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, wander the streets of Miraflores, then delve into the distant past at Huaca Pucllana, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco. On your second day here, take a stroll through Barranco and then contemplate the long history of Centro Historico de Lima.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lima trip planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Lima is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in November; daily highs in Lima reach 26°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Miraflores ©
Miraflores

3
nights
Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at La Chascona and Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino. Appreciate the collections at Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos and Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania. Go for a jaunt from Santiago to Pirque to see Concha y Toro about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de La Merced, pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla Medalla Milagrosa Virgen De Los Rayos, and make a trip to Santa Lucia Hill.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Santiago road trip planning app .

Getting from Lima to Santiago by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lima to Santiago, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Concha y Toro
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La Chascona ©
La Chascona
Concha y Toro ©
Concha y Toro
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino ©

40
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
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.
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires will appeal to museum buffs. Puerto Madero and Recoleta are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Buenos Aires: La Plata (Basilica San Ponciano, Catedral de la Plata, & more), Parroquia Nuestra Senora de Lujan (in Longchamps) and Tigre (Museo de la Reconquista, Museo de arte Tigre, & more). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of San Telmo, take a stroll through Palermo, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, and take in the history at Plaza de Mayo.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Buenos Aires trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Santiago to Buenos Aires in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santiago to Buenos Aires, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. November in Buenos Aires sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Avellaneda, La Plata, San Isidro, Tigre, Lujan
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Calle Defensa ©
Calle Defensa
La Boca
La Boca

6
nights
Cordoba, Argentina

Cordoba ©
History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Appreciate the collections at Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica and Museo Palacio Ferreyra. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Paseo del Buen Pastor and Iglesia de Los Capuchinos. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa de los Hippies (in Cuesta Blanca), House of Manuel Mujica Lainez (in La Cumbre) and Museo Del Che Guevara (in Alta Gracia). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico Provincial Marques de Sobre Monte, do a tasting at Bodega Terra Camiare, examine the collection at Capilla Domestica Compania de Jesus, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Templo de Cordoba La Iglesia De Jesucristo De Los Santos De Los Ultimos Dias.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Cordoba trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Cordoba takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Buenos Aires, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in Cordoba

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Colonia Caroya, Villa Carlos Paz, Museo Del Che Guevara, Eden Hotel, Playa de los Hippies
Highlights from your plan
San Roque Lake ©
San Roque Lake
Museo Historico UNC  Manzana Jesuitica ©
Paseo del Buen Pastor ©
Paseo del Buen Pastor

7
nights
Mendoza, Argentina

Mendoza ©
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Get some historical perspective at Santuario Virgen de Lourdes and Santuario de Maria Auxiliadora. Bodega Tierras Altas and Bodega Matervini are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mendoza: Monasterio del Cristo Orante (in Tupungato), Bodegas Salentein (in Los Arboles) and Maipu (Casa El Enemigo & Finca Agostino). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mendoza trip planner .

You can fly from Cordoba to Mendoza in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in January, expect nights in Mendoza to be somewhat warmer, around 23°C, while days are much hotter, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trips

Maipu, Santuario Virgen de Lourdes, Monasterio del Cristo Orante, Bodegas Salentein, Bodega La Rural
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Matervini ©
Bodega Matervini
Bodega Roberto Bonfanti ©
Bodega Roberto Bonfanti
Bodega Ruca Malen ©
Bodega Ruca Malen

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