60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 7 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 7 nights
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 7 nights
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Santiago, Chile
— 6 nights
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Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
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Cusco, Peru
— 7 nights
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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 6 nights
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 6 nights
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 5 nights

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7
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Fernando de Noronha ©

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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cachorro.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha tour planner.

Atlanta, USA to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Atlanta to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Atlanta in August, plan for slightly colder days in Fernando de Noronha, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Porto de Santo Antonio Beach ©
Porto de Santo Antonio Beach

7
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©

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: make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pedra Bonita, admire the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro takes 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in August since evenings lows in Rio de Janeiro dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

2
nights
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©

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.
On the 17th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Keep things going the next day: admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 56°F in Foz do Iguacu. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

2
nights
Iguazu National Park, Argentina

Iguazu National Park ©
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, and then step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Iguazu National Park road trip planning app.

Getting from Foz do Iguacu to Iguazu National Park by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez

7
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©

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: wander the streets of Puerto Madero, admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, shop like a local with Palermo, and get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada.

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You can fly from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Iguazu National Park in August, expect nights in Buenos Aires to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are little chillier, around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Highlights from your plan
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes ©
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

6
nights
Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©

City of the Island Hills

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Venture out of the city with trips to Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile (in Valle Nevado), Pirque (Alyan Family Wines & Concha y Toro) and Odfjell Vineyards (in Padre Hurtado). There's lots more to do: walk around Cerro Santa Lucia, fly down the slopes at La Parva Ski Resort, admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and see the interesting displays at La Chascona.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Santiago holiday builder.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Santiago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Santiago is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile ©
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile

2
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Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Banos Termales de Cocalmayo and then get great views at Intipuncu.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Machu Picchu visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to Machu Picchu takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Machu Picchu due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu

7
nights
Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©

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.
Explore Cusco's surroundings by going to Maras (Salinas de Maras & Moray). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cusco Cathedral, and explore the ancient world of Choquequirao Archeological Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cusco online route planner.

Getting from Machu Picchu to Cusco by combination of train and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Cusco can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Cusco

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
exploor ©
exploor
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha

6
nights
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador

Puerto Villamil ©
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
Puerto Villamil is known for nature, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get impressive views of Sierra Negra, tour the pleasant surroundings at Concha de Perla, stop by Los Tuneles, and explore the activities along Laguna de los Diablos.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Villamil visit planning tool.

Fly from Cusco to Puerto Villamil in 13 hours. The time zone changes from Peru Standard Time to Galapagos Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Sierra Negra ©
Sierra Negra
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Las Tintoreras ©
Las Tintoreras

6
nights
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

Puerto Ayora ©
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Puerto Ayora is known for parks, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Charles Darwin Research Station, step off the mainland to explore Santa Cruz Island, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal del Amor, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Ayora trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Puerto Ayora are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve ©
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay ©
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay

5
nights
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno ©
The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Cerro Tijeretas. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Interpretation Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Mann, trek along Punta Pitt, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerro Brujo.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno travel route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno takes 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado ©
Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado
Interpretation Center ©
Interpretation Center
Cerro Tijeretas ©
Cerro Tijeretas

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