60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Fly
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 7 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
Drive
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Paraty, Brazil
— 6 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 7 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rodoviaria, Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado, Brazil
— 3 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Iguazu, Fly to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 7 nights
Fly to El Calafate, Bus to El Chalten
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El Chalten, Argentina
— 3 nights
Bus to El Calafate, Fly to Santiago
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Santiago, Chile
— 5 nights
Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to Puerto Villamil
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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 7 nights
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Bus to Santa Cruz Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Baltra Ferry Terminal, Fly to Tel Aviv

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

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: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Sueste, stroll through Baia do Sancho, get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Sao Pedro.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha sightseeing planning tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Fernando de Noronha is minus 4 hours. When traveling from Tel Aviv in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Fernando de Noronha, with highs around 35°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

6
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, stroll through Barra da Tijuca Beach, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rio de Janeiro, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 1 hour. December in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

6
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Paraty, Brazil

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.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, kick back and relax at Iriri Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Saco do Mamangua Beach.

For ratings and other tourist information, go to the Paraty vacation maker app.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Paraty by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

7
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Ilha Grande, Brazil

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Ilha Grande is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio, take a peaceful walk through Tropical Forest, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, and kick back and relax at Aracatibinha Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. December in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

3
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Gramado, Brazil

Hydrangea Garden

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Gramado is known for parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lago Negro, stroll around Mini Mundo, admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gramado trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilha Grande to Gramado in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

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 7th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. January in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

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, admire the landmark architecture of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Foz do Iguacu to Buenos Aires in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Foz do Iguacu, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Buenos Aires, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 24°C. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Casinos

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El Chalten, Argentina

Nestled up against the hills of the Los Glaciares National Park, El Chalten serves as one of the nation's most bustling hubs for hikers and backpackers heading out into the wild landscape of southern Patagonia.
On the 16th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Capri, then trek along Laguna de los Tres, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Fitz Roy.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the El Chalten vacation maker.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Buenos Aires to El Chalten in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Santiago, Chile

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.
Santiago is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), explore the world behind art at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, and examine the collection at Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Santiago trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to Santiago in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time (ART) to Chile Standard Time (CLT) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nature

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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador

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: contemplate the geological forces at Sierra Negra, step off the mainland to explore Turtle Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Puerto Villamil, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Cristo Salvador.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Puerto Villamil travel tool.

You can fly from Santiago to Puerto Villamil in 16.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to Puerto Villamil is minus 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

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, relax in the rural setting at El Trapiche Ecologico Galapagos, get a taste of life in the country at Rancho Primicias, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, read Puerto Ayora trip builder.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Galapagos Time (GALT) to Ecuador Time (ECT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, daytime highs in Puerto Ayora are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips