60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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1
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 7 nights
2
Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil
— 6 nights
3
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
4
Gramado, Brazil
— 3 nights
5
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
6
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 1 night
7
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
8
Santiago, Chile
— 6 nights
9
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 1 night
10
Cusco, Peru
— 5 nights
11
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 5 nights
12
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 6 nights
13
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 6 nights

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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos, stroll through Baia dos Golfinhos, enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, and paddle through the water with Noronha Canoe Clube.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) is 3 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 76°F in Fernando de Noronha. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

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

6
nights
Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil

Alto Paraiso de Goias ©
Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Catarata dos Couros, enjoy unforgettable views with Balonismo na Chapada, trek along Sertao Zen, and make a trip to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Fernando de Noronha to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 11.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Alto Paraiso de Goias. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Cachoeira do Segredo
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros ©
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros
Catarata dos Couros
Catarata dos Couros
Cachoeira do Segredo ©
Cachoeira do Segredo

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, delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Tijuca, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Rio de Janeiro takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. June in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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

3
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.
Gramado is known for parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lago Negro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, walk around Mini Mundo, and immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Gramado itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Gramado takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Canela
Highlights from your plan
Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Casa Seganfredo ©
Casa Seganfredo

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

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. In July, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Iguazu National Park.

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

1
night
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 6th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

For ratings and tourist information, go to the Iguazu National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Foz do Iguacu to Iguazu National Park takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls

5
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: admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, have fun and explore at Museo de los Ninos, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and take a stroll through Puerto Madero.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Buenos Aires day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Iguazu National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Buenos Aires: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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

6
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.
Step out of Santiago with an excursion to Concha y Toro in Pirque--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of San Cristóbal Hill, examine the collection at La Chascona, see Off-Road Tours, and admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Santiago road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Santiago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Buenos Aires to Santiago due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Concha y Toro
Highlights from your plan
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia

1
night
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 18th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Machu Picchu trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to Machu Picchu takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Peru Standard Time (PET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

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

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: contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman, take in the spiritual surroundings of Qorikancha, admire the landmark architecture of Centro Historico De Cusco, and explore the ancient world of Tipon.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cusco online road trip planner.

Do a combination of train and bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Cusco, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 34°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Museums · 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

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 nature, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Los Tuneles, head outdoors with Cueva de Sucre, stroll through Concha de Perla, and relax and rejuvenate at La Playita.

Find out how to plan Puerto Villamil trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Fly from Cusco to Puerto Villamil in 13 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cusco to Puerto Villamil due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Pahoehoe Galapagos Tours
Highlights from your plan
Concha de Perla ©
Concha de Perla
Volcan Trillizos ©
Volcan Trillizos
La Playita
La Playita

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, make a trip to Dragon Hill (Cerro Dragon), kick back and relax at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Puerto Ayora tour itinerary planning app.

Ride a ferry from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora is 1 hour. In July in Puerto Ayora, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Tunel de Lava 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 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 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Cerro Tijeretas. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Interpretation Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Oro, explore the striking landscape at Punta Pitt, and get outside with Cerro Tijeretas.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip itinerary tool.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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