60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Rosario, Argentina
— 5 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 7 nights
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Porto Alegre, Brazil
— 6 nights
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Asuncion, Paraguay
— 4 nights
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Cordoba, Argentina
— 6 nights
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Salta, Argentina
— 6 nights
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San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina
— 5 nights
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Mendoza, Argentina
— 6 nights
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Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 6 nights
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Rosario, Argentina

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Argentine Flag

Once upon a time, Rosario was famous for being the birthplace of not only revolutionary leader Che Guevara, but also the Argentine flag.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Parque Nacional a la Bandera and Parque de Espana. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Fe (Estadio Brigadier General Estanislao Lopez, Convento San Francisco, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Teatro El Circulo, stroll around Parque Urquiza, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Basilica Catedral de Nuestra Senora del Rosario, and admire the striking features of Edificio Bola de Nieve.

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

Bogota, Colombia to Rosario is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bogota to Rosario due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Rosario are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Rosario

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Buenos Aires, Argentina

— 7 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museo de La Plata and Catedral de la Plata. Step out of Buenos Aires with an excursion to Basilica de Lujan in Lujan--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, admire the landmark architecture of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and take in the views from Puente de la Mujer.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Buenos Aires day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Rosario to Buenos Aires takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Rosario, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Buenos Aires, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Porto Alegre.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Porto Alegre, Brazil

— 6 nights

Smile City

On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
Explore hidden gems such as Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana and Igreja Nossa Senhora Das Dores. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto Alegre: Santo Antonio Da Patrulha (Rincao Gauderio & Doces Selecao), Nova Petropolis (Praca da Republica & Parque Aldeia do Imigrante) and Nova Alemanha (in Ivoti). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, don't miss a visit to Mercado Publico Porto Alegre, deepen your understanding at Centro Cultural Usina do Gasometro (Gasometer Factory), and have fun at Enigma Escape Game.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto Alegre road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Porto Alegre takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in September: highs in Porto Alegre hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can fly to Asuncion.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Asuncion, Paraguay

— 4 nights

Mother of Cities

Paraguay's capital and economic center, Asuncion ranks among the youngest cities on the continent, with more than half of its residents under 30 years of age.
Explore hidden gems such as Palacio de López and Casa de la Independencia. Venture out of the city with trips to Catedral Virgen de Caacupe (in Caacupe), Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron (in Yaguaron) and Playa De Aregua (in Aregua). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Shopping del Sol, get outside with Parque de la Salud, don't miss a visit to Plaza de los Desaparecidos, and see where the action happens at Estadio Manuel Ferreira.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Asuncion attractions planner.

Fly from Porto Alegre to Asuncion in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Porto Alegre to Asuncion due to the time zone difference. In October, Asuncion is a bit warmer than Porto Alegre - with highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can fly to Cordoba.

Things to do in Asuncion

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cordoba, Argentina

— 6 nights

The Learned One

History lives on in the streets of Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Iglesia de Los Capuchinos and Museo Nacional Estancia Jesuitica Alta Gracia y Casa del Virrey Liniers. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cordoba: Villa Carlos Paz (Parque Nacional Quebrada del Condorito, Camino de las Las 100 Curvas, &more), Museo Del Che Guevara (in Alta Gracia) and Eden Hotel (in La Falda). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Palacio Ferreyra, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Catedral de Córdoba, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Carmen, and contemplate the long history of Museo Historico UNC Manzana Jesuitica.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cordoba trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Asuncion to Cordoba takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Asuncion to Cordoba. While traveling from Asuncion, expect colder days and about the same nights in Cordoba, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Salta.

Things to do in Cordoba

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Salta, Argentina

— 6 nights

Salta the Beautiful

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Explore hidden gems such as Iglesia Nuestra Senora de La Candelaria de La Vina and Basilica Menor San Francisco. Step out of Salta with an excursion to Parque Nacional Los Cardones in Cachi--about 2h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Virgen de los Tres Cerritos, pause for some photo ops at Virgen del Cerro, steep yourself in history at Convento San Bernardo, and get a new perspective on nature at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Salta trip maker website.

You can fly from Cordoba to Salta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cordoba in October, expect nights in Salta to be a bit cooler, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Miguel de Tucuman.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina

— 5 nights

Garden of the Republic

The commercial hub of an area known for its high production of sugarcane, tobacco, and rice, San Miguel de Tucuman also has a historical claim to fame, having hosted the national congress that declared independence from Spain in 1816.
Step off the beaten path and head to Parque Sierra de San Javier and Casa Belgraniana Solar Historico. Venture out of the city with trips to Dique La Angostura (in El Mollar), Sendero del Funicular (in Yerba Buena) and Parque Tematico Historico del Bicentenario Ciudad De Famailla (in Famailla). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Casa Historica de Tucuman, get great views at Aerosillas El Cadillal, walk around Parque Avellaneda, and make a trip to Plaza de la Fundacion.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Miguel de Tucuman trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Salta to San Miguel de Tucuman takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Salta in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Miguel de Tucuman, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can fly to Mendoza.

Things to do in San Miguel de Tucuman

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Mendoza, Argentina

— 6 nights
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Valle de Uco and Bodega La Azul. Explore Mendoza's surroundings by going to Bodega Corazon del Sol (in Los Sauces), Bodegas Salentein (in Los Arboles) and San Rafael (Sport Star Aventuras, La Abeja Winery, &more). There's still lots to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mendoza travel route builder site.

Traveling by flight from San Miguel de Tucuman to Mendoza takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Miguel de Tucuman in October, with highs in Mendoza at 28°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Mendoza

Outdoors · Wineries · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Punta del Este, Uruguay

— 6 nights

Monaco of South America

With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fundacion Pablo Atchugarry and Playa de Jose Ignacio. Explore Punta del Este's surroundings by going to Beaches at Cabo Polonio (in Cabo Polonio), Faro Cabo Santa Maria (in La Paloma) and Cerro San Antonio (in Piriapolis). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Mirador Punta Ballena, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Brava, take a leisurely stroll along Rambla General Jose Artigas, and take in the views from Puente Leonel Viera.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Punta del Este day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Mendoza to Punta del Este takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mendoza in October: highs in Punta del Este hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Montevideo.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Montevideo, Uruguay

— 6 nights
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like 1972 Museum and Walking tours. There's much more to do: walk around El Prado, don't miss a visit to Artigas Mausoleum, admire the masterpieces at Palacio Taranco, and admire the striking features of Palacio Salvo.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Montevideo trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Punta del Este to Montevideo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Montevideo are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games · Museums