60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Bogota, Colombia
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Cali, Colombia
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Quito, Ecuador
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Lima, Peru
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Cusco, Peru
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Puno, Peru
— 4 nights
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La Paz, Bolivia
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Rurrenabaque, Bolivia
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Uyuni, Bolivia
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Bogota, Colombia

— 7 nights

Athens of South America

Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bogota: Zipaquira (Esensal & Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira) and Centro de Memoria El Cuartico (in Valledupar). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), make a trip to Centro Empresarial Santa Barbara, hike along Alameda de Quebrada Vieja, and explore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bogota trip maker tool.

London, UK to Bogota is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Bogota is minus 5 hours. Traveling from London in April, things will get a bit warmer in Bogota: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cali.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cali, Colombia

— 6 nights

Salsa Capital of the World

Learning how to salsa may be the most popular thing to do in Cali, but this giant city in southwestern Colombia represents more than just the "Salsa Capital of the World." Home to over 2 million people, thriving Cali serves as a major commercial and industrial center in South America, boasting the fastest-growing economy in Colombia.
Cali is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Picoloro Ecoturismo, pause for some photo ops at Cristo Rey, examine the collection at Caliwood Museo de la Cinematografia, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Camino Real.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Cali journey website.

You can fly from Bogota to Cali in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in April; daily highs in Cali reach 36°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Quito.

Things to do in Cali

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Quito, Ecuador

— 7 nights

Light of America

High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
Explore Quito's surroundings by going to Mercado 24 de Mayo (in Otavalo) and Cuicocha (in Cotacachi). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Casa Museo Guayasamin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica del Voto Nacional, see the interesting displays at La Capilla Del Hombre, and don't miss a visit to El Panecillo.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Quito online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Cali to Quito takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cali in April; daily highs in Quito reach 26°C and lows reach 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Quito

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Lima, Peru

— 7 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.
Lima is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco, make a trip to Miraflores, contemplate the long history of Huaca Pucllana, and walk around Circuito Magico Del Agua.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lima trip planner.

You can fly from Quito to Lima in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Quito in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Lima, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Lima

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Cusco, Peru

— 7 nights

Imperial City

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Spend the 3rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, delve into the distant past at Centro Historico De Cusco, pause for some serene contemplation at Cusco Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Qorikancha.

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You can fly from Lima to Cusco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Lima, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Cusco, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Puno.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Puno, Peru

— 4 nights

City of the Lake

Hugging the western tip of Lake Titicaca, Puno serves as a melting pot of indigenous and imported cultures, and makes a great base for explorations around the region.
When in Puno, make a side trip to see Fertility Temple in Chucuito, approximately Chucuito away. On the 9th (Mon), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Taquile Island, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Ing. Eduardo Sanchez, stroll around Parque Pino, and make a trip to Catedral de Puno.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Puno sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Cusco to Puno in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cusco in May since evenings lows in Puno dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to La Paz.

Things to do in Puno

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

La Paz, Bolivia

— 7 nights

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Explore La Paz's surroundings by going to Tiwanaku (in Tiwanaku) and Puma Punku (in Tiahuanaco). Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring the striking scenery along WMDR Yungas Road. There's much more to do: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, don't miss a visit to Mi Teleferico, see the interesting displays at Museo de Textiles Andinos Bolivianos, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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Traveling by car from Puno to La Paz takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Puno to La Paz is 1 hour. When traveling from Puno in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in La Paz: temperatures range from 17°C by day to -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rurrenabaque.

Things to do in La Paz

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Rurrenabaque, Bolivia

— 2 nights

Gate to the Amazon

A holiday in Rurrenabaque is a great option for those interested in exploring the region's amazing natural biodiversity, breathtaking landscapes, and native cultures of the area.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stroll around Escorpion Travels.

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You can fly from La Paz to Rurrenabaque in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from La Paz in May, with highs in Rurrenabaque at 33°C and lows at 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Uyuni.

Things to do in Rurrenabaque

Nature · Parks
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Uyuni, Bolivia

— 2 nights
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Uyuni is known for nature, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Salar de Uyuni, make a trip to Plaza Arce, learn more about the world around you at Museo Arquecologia y Antropologico de los Andes Meridionales, and examine the collection at Train Cemetery.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Uyuni vacation tool.

Traveling by flight from Rurrenabaque to Uyuni takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Rurrenabaque in May; daily highs in Uyuni reach 3°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Cordoba.

Things to do in Uyuni

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Cordoba, Argentina

— 8 nights

The Learned One

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Get out of town with these interesting Cordoba side-trips: Alta Gracia (Reloj Publico, Museo Del Che Guevara, &more) and Colonia Caroya (Camino Real, Nuestra Senora de Monserrat, &more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica, examine the collection at Museo Palacio Ferreyra, steep yourself in history at Paseo del Buen Pastor, and make a trip to Plaza San Martin.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cordoba trip builder site.

You can fly from Uyuni to Cordoba in 13.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Traveling from Uyuni to Cordoba, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Uyuni in May, with highs in Cordoba at 15°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips