60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 5 nights
2
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 6 nights
3
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 6 nights
4
Cusco, Peru
— 5 nights
5
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
6
Santiago, Chile
— 5 nights
7
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
8
Gramado, Brazil
— 4 nights
9
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
10
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
11
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
12
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 8 nights

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 27th (Sat) exploring nature at Cerro Tijeretas. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Interpretation Center, head outdoors with Cerro Tijeretas, explore the striking landscape at Punta Pitt, and kick back and relax at Cerro Brujo.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno online trip maker.

Exeter, UK to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Exeter to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. In June, daytime highs in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

San Cristobal
Highlights from your plan
Cerro Tijeretas ©
Cerro Tijeretas
Interpretation Center ©
Interpretation Center
Dona Pilo ©
Dona Pilo

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: stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station, get outside with Think Galapagos, explore the activities along Canal del Amor, and take in the dramatic natural features at Las Grietas.

For ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Ayora online itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Ayora in 3.5 hours. July in Puerto Ayora sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Bellavista
Highlights from your plan
Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve ©
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve
Galeria Aymara ©
Galeria Aymara

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: stop by Los Tuneles, take a memorable drive along Isabela Island Wetlands Complex, tour the pleasant surroundings at Concha de Perla, and kick back and relax at El Faro.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Villamil tour itinerary planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil in 3.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Concha de Perla ©
Concha de Perla
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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.
Cusco is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, get outside with Outdoor Activities, get engrossed in the history at Museo Inka, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cusco online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Villamil to Cusco takes 13 hours. The time zone changes from Galapagos Time (GALT) to Peru Standard Time (PET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Cusco sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Sacred Valley of the Incas
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.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Machu Picchu trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Cusco to Machu Picchu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You'll set off for Santiago on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Machu Picchu

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

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.
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, get engrossed in the history at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, see the interesting displays at Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, and walk around Cerro Santa Lucia.

Make your Santiago itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Machu Picchu to Santiago in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Peru Standard Time to Chile Standard Time is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia

6
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 historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, have fun and explore at Museo de los Ninos, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Mayo.

Before you visit Buenos Aires, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Santiago to Buenos Aires by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to Buenos Aires is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo de los Ninos ©
Museo de los Ninos
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta

4
nights
Gramado, Brazil

Gramado ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gramado: Bento Goncalves (Vinicola Cainelli, Vinicola Torcello, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, stroll around Mini Mundo, get in on the family fun at Snowland, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Gramado online tour planner.

Fly from Buenos Aires to Gramado in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Bento Goncalves, Canela
Highlights from your plan
Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Casa Fontanari ©
Casa Fontanari

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Isla San Martin, thenadmire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Iguazu National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Gramado to Iguazu National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, bus, and car. In August, daily temperatures in Iguazu National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

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

2
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.
On the 7th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Iguazu National Park to Foz do Iguacu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

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

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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take in the awesome beauty at Pedra da Gavea, tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro tour planner.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in August, Rio de Janeiro is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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

8
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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Baia dos Porcos, enjoy the sand and surf at Baia dos Golfinhos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Sueste, and pause for some serene contemplation at Capela de Sao Pedro.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha day trip planning site.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August, Fernando de Noronha is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

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

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