60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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60 days in South America Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Santiago, Chile
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + Shuttle + Ferry + Bus:  15​h 30​min
2
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 6 nights
Ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 5 nights
Ferry:  6​h
4
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
5
Cusco, Peru
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Train:  3​h 15​min
6
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
+4
Train + Foot + Bus + Taxi + Fly:  22​h 30​min
7
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
8
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
9
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
11
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Taxi + Fly:  33​h
End: Sydney, Australia

5
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.
Explore Santiago's surroundings by going to Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck (in Vina del Mar), La Sebastiana (in Valparaiso) and Isla Negra (La Nave Imaginaria & Casa de Isla Negra). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, explore the world behind art at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, and take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santiago attractions planner.

Sydney, Australia to Santiago is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Chile Time (CLT), which is usually a -14 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Isla Negra, La Sebastiana, Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck
Highlights from your plan
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia

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.
Step out of Puerto Ayora with an excursion to North Seymour Island in Baltra--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Charles Darwin Research Station, view the masterpieces at Galeria Aymara, explore the striking landscape at Las Grietas, and kick back and relax at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Ayora online attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and bus from Santiago to Puerto Ayora takes 15.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Chile Time to Ecuador Time is minus 1 hour. In February, daytime highs in Puerto Ayora are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Bellavista, North Seymour Island
Highlights from your plan
Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay ©
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
North Seymour Island ©
North Seymour Island

5
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 wildlife, nature, zoos & aquariums, adventure, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get impressive views of Sierra Negra, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Puerto Villamil, look for all kinds of wild species at Concha de Perla, and step off the mainland to explore Isabela Island.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Villamil holiday builder .

Ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil in 2.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is known for wildlife, museums, nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Interpretation Center, kick back and relax at Playa Mann, make a trip to Dona Pilo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at La Loberia.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Puerto Baquerizo Moreno day trip planning site .

Ride a ferry from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

San Cristobal
Highlights from your plan
La Loberia ©
La Loberia
Interpretation Center ©
Interpretation Center
Cerro Brujo ©
Cerro Brujo

5
nights
Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Salinas de Maras (in Maras) and Pisac (in Pisac). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Sacsayhuaman, admire the landmark architecture of Centro Historico De Cusco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia De Santo Domingo, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Inka.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cusco trip maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Cusco. Traveling from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in February, you will find days in Cusco are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are much colder (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Pisac, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Salinas de Maras
Highlights from your plan
exploor ©
exploor
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Sacred Valley of the Incas ©
Sacred Valley of the Incas

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the ancient world of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Winay Wayna.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Machu Picchu vacation site .

Do a combination of bus and train from Cusco to Machu Picchu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna

7
nights
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Fernando de Noronha ©
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, wildlife, outdoors, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, stroll through Praia do Leão, explore the striking landscape of Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park, and head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos.

For ratings and more tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha travel route planner.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Machu Picchu to Fernando de Noronha in 22.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Machu Picchu to Fernando de Noronha. In March, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Morro dois Irmaos ©
Morro dois Irmaos
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos

6
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
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, nature, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Pao de Acucar, enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca, and stroll through Praia de Grumari.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro sightseeing tool .

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro in 8 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

3
nights
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
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.
Foz do Iguacu is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, adventure, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the engineering at Iguazu Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Devil's Throat, steep yourself in history at Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu online attractions planner .

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March since evenings lows in Foz do Iguacu dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Devil's Throat ©
Devil's Throat

7
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.
Buenos Aires is known for nightlife, museums, parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, wander the streets of La Boca, get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada, and admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Buenos Aires day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Foz do Iguacu to Buenos Aires in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Foz do Iguacu in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Buenos Aires: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

2
nights
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

Los Glaciares National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Los Glaciares National Park contains a giant ice cap that feeds 47 vast glaciers.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Seco and then take in the dramatic natural features at Perito Moreno Glacier. Keep things going the next day: trek along Laguna de los Tres.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Glaciares National Park holiday builder app .

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Los Glaciares National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in March, plan for cooler days in Los Glaciares National Park, with highs around 15°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Laguna de los Tres ©
Laguna de los Tres
Perito Moreno Glacier ©
Perito Moreno Glacier
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

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