60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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60 days in South America Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 6 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  21​h 45​min
4
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + bus:  3​h 15​min
5
Cusco, Peru
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Santiago, Chile
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
8
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
10
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h
11
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 8 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: London, United Kingdom

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: contemplate the geological forces at Sierra Negra, step off the mainland to explore Isabela Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Puerto Villamil, and head outdoors with Cueva de Sucre.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Villamil trip itinerary site .

London, UK to Puerto Villamil is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Galapagos Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Isabela
Highlights from your plan
Sierra Negra ©
Sierra Negra
Isabela Island ©
Isabela Island
Concha de Perla ©
Concha de Perla

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. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Charles Darwin Research Station, make a trip to Dragon Hill (Cerro Dragon), take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Aymara, and kick back and relax at Playa las Bachas.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Puerto Ayora journey planning tool .

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora takes 2.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora due to the time zone difference. In October in Puerto Ayora, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, North Seymour Island
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.
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is known for wildlife, museums, nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: deepen your understanding at Interpretation Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Puerto Chino Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerro Brujo, and take in the pleasant sights at Malecon San Cristobal.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno online journey planner .

Getting from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

San Cristobal
Highlights from your plan
Cerro Tijeretas ©
Cerro Tijeretas
Interpretation Center ©
Interpretation Center
Cerro Brujo ©
Cerro Brujo

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 20th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Winay Wayna.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Machu Picchu trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Machu Picchu. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

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

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cusco: Maras (Salinas de Maras & Moray) and Pisac (in Pisac). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Sacsayhuaman, admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco, get engrossed in the history at Museo Inka, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia De Santo Domingo.

To see photos and more tourist information, go to the Cusco trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of train and bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to La Sebastiana (in Valparaiso), Concha y Toro (in Pirque) and Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile (in Valle Nevado). And it doesn't end there: get great views at San Cristóbal Hill, see the interesting displays at La Chascona, get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, and explore the world behind art at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Santiago online visit planner .

You can fly from Cusco to Santiago in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cusco to Santiago is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Concha y Toro, Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, La Sebastiana
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.
Step out of Buenos Aires to go to Tigre and see Museo de arte Tigre, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, contemplate the long history of Casa Rosada, shop like a local with Puerto Madero, and admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid.

Plan trip to Buenos Aires with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Santiago to Buenos Aires in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Buenos Aires due to the time zone difference. November in Buenos Aires sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Museo de arte Tigre
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

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 8th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Buenos Aires to Foz do Iguacu in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Buenos Aires in November, you will find days in Foz do Iguacu are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

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

5
nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sao Paulo: National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida (in Aparecida) and Valenbier Microcervejaria (in Extrema). There's still lots to do: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and make a trip to Paulista Avenue.

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Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Sao Paulo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Foz do Iguacu in November, plan for slightly colder days in Sao Paulo, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida, Valenbier Microcervejaria
Highlights from your plan
Pixel Realidade Virtual ©
Pixel Realidade Virtual
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue

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 your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pao de Acucar, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rio de Janeiro, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Bondinho  Pao de Acucar ©
Bondinho Pao de Acucar
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

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, wildlife, outdoors, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, stroll around Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park, and trek along trilha Costa Azul.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Fernando de Noronha, with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste

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