60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South America visit planner

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Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Fernando de Noronha
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 8 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 290, Fly to Maldonado
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Maldonado, Uruguay
— 5 nights
Fly
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
Fly to El Calafate, Bus to El Chalten
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El Chalten, Argentina
— 3 nights
Drive
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Chonchi, Chile
— 6 nights
Drive
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Ancud, Chile
— 5 nights
Bus to Puerto Montt, Fly to Santiago
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Santiago, Chile
— 6 nights
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Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to San Cristobal, Ferry to Puerto Ayora
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 6 nights
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Ferry to San Cristobal, Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to Toronto

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

— 6 nights

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: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, take an in-depth tour of Fernando de Noronha Memorial, stroll through Praia do Cacimba do Padre, and trek along Trilha Costa Esmeralda.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha driving holiday planner.

Toronto, Canada to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 26-hour combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Fernando de Noronha is 3 hours. In February, Fernando de Noronha is much hotter than Toronto - with highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

— 6 nights

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: kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip builder site.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 1 hour. In February, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Ilha Grande, Brazil

— 8 nights
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: stroll through Meros Beach, kick back and relax at Itaguacu Beach, and explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ilha Grande using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll travel to Maldonado.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Maldonado, Uruguay

— 5 nights
One of the larger cities in the country, Maldonado draws visitors primarily interested in the city's coastline and the wider region's beaches.
Explore Maldonado's surroundings by going to Piriapolis (Cerro San Antonio & Playa Punta Colorada) and Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Montoya, kick back and relax at Playa Punta Ballena, and don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Maldonado trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilha Grande to Maldonado takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Ilha Grande in February, with highs in Maldonado at 29°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Maldonado

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Buenos Aires, Argentina

— 6 nights

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: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, wander the streets of Palermo, admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, and admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Buenos Aires trip maker.

Fly from Maldonado to Buenos Aires in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. February in Buenos Aires sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

El Chalten, Argentina

— 3 nights
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 6th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fitz Roy. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Laguna Capri, then trek along Laguna de los Tres, and then stroll through Laguna Torre.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our El Chalten holiday planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Buenos Aires to El Chalten in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Chonchi.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trip

Chonchi, Chile

— 6 nights
Chonchi is a Chilean town and commune located in Los Lagos Region. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chonchi: Quilun Ecoturismo Marino (in Queilen) and Cucao (Punta Pirulil & Muelle de las Almas). There's much more to do: walk around Parque Tantauco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Rosario, see the interesting displays at Museo de las Tradiciones Chonchinas, and get great views at Animas de Cucao.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chonchi trip planner.

Getting from El Chalten to Chonchi by car takes about 27 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from El Chalten to Chonchi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ancud.

Things to do in Chonchi

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ancud, Chile

— 5 nights
A city of 40,000 people, Ancud was the capital of Chiloe Archipelago until it was superseded by the city of Castro in 1982.
Explore Ancud's surroundings by going to Quemchi (Isla Aucar & Iglesia de Colo), Dalcahue (Cascadas de Tocoihue & Museo Historico Etnografico) and Castro (Museo Municipal de Castro & Aylla Chiloe). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Regional de Ancud, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, visit a coastal fixture at Faro Corona en Chiloe, and head off the coast to Islotes de Punihuil.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ancud online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Chonchi to Ancud takes 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Ancud

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Santiago, Chile

— 6 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santiago: River Rafting & Tubing (in San Jose de Maipo) and Region IX Ltd (in Villarrica). The adventure continues: walk around Cerro Santa Lucia, examine the collection at La Chascona, wander the streets of Barrio Bellavista, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino.

Plan my day in Santiago using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ancud to Santiago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

— 6 nights
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: stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station, head outdoors with Think Galapagos, Head underground at Lava Tunnel, and experience rural life at El Trapiche Ecologico Galapagos.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Puerto Ayora using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Santiago to Puerto Ayora takes 15.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Puerto Ayora due to the time zone difference. March in Puerto Ayora sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips