60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Santa Rosa, Argentina
— 1 night
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Villa La Angostura, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Pucon, Chile
— 2 nights
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Vina del Mar, Chile
— 2 nights
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Santiago, Chile
— 4 nights
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Mendoza, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Province of La Rioja, Argentina
— 1 night
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Salta, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Antofagasta, Chile
— 2 nights
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Iquique, Chile
— 2 nights
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Sucre, Bolivia
— 2 nights
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Santa Cruz, Bolivia
— 2 nights
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La Paz, Bolivia
— 3 nights
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Copacabana, Bolivia
— 2 nights
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Cusco, Peru
— 3 nights
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Ayacucho, Peru
— 2 nights
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Lima, Peru
— 3 nights
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Trujillo, Peru
— 1 night
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Mancora, Peru
— 2 nights
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Cuenca, Ecuador
— 1 night
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Banos, Ecuador
— 2 nights
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Quito, Ecuador
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Ipiales, Colombia
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Cali, Colombia
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Bogota, Colombia
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

— 4 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.
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cemiterio de Recoleta and Casa Rosada. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, take a stroll through Recoleta, appreciate the extensive heritage of Calle Defensa, and admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires route website.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Jorge Newbery Airpark and Ministro Pistarini International Airport. In January, daytime highs in Buenos Aires are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Santa Rosa, Argentina

— 1 night
Santa Rosa is a city in the Argentine Pampas, and the capital of La Pampa Province, Argentina. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Estancia Turistica La Holanda, try your luck at Casino Club Santa Rosa, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Nuestra Senora de Fatima.

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You can drive from Buenos Aires to Santa Rosa in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Buenos Aires, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Santa Rosa, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Villa La Angostura.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Museums · Shopping · Casinos · Historic Sites

Villa La Angostura, Argentina

— 3 nights

Garden of Patagonia

A trip to Villa La Angostura leads to the lush "Garden of Patagonia," where the scenic backdrop features pristine forests, lakes, and mountains.
On the 20th (Thu), buy something for everyone on your list at Estacion Patagonia - Anden de Compras and then delve into the lush surroundings at Bosque Sumergido. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada del Rio Bonito, then steep yourself in history at Capilla Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, then step into the grandiose world of Residencia Messidor, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Villa La Angostura trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Santa Rosa to Villa La Angostura. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Santa Rosa in January; daily highs in Villa La Angostura reach 28°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Pucon.

Things to do in Villa La Angostura

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

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Pucon, Chile

— 2 nights
Nestled in the shadow of the snow-capped Villarrica volcano, Pucon ranks among the world's premier destinations for adventure sports and high-thrills activities.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Termas Geometricas, then stroll through Playa Blanca, and then admire the sheer force of Ojos del Caburga. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Huerquehue National Park.

Start your trip to Pucon by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Villa La Angostura to Pucon in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Villa La Angostura to Pucon is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Vina del Mar.

Things to do in Pucon

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Vina del Mar, Chile

— 2 nights

Garden City

A more organized counterpart to its chaotic neighbor Valparaiso, Vina del Mar lives up to its reputation as the "Garden City." Brimming with public parks and flower displays, Chile's fourth-largest city embraces nature, with palm-lined avenues enhancing the "green" ambience.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): look for gifts at Lapislázuli Faba Viña del Mar, see the interesting displays at Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Reñaca, and finally admire the striking features of Palacio Valle. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Lutheran Church of the Holy Cross (1897), see the interesting displays at La Sebastiana, appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo Gervasoni, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Mirador Lukas, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo 21 de Mayo.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Vina del Mar trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Pucon to Vina del Mar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Vina del Mar sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Santiago.

Things to do in Vina del Mar

Historic Sites · Museums · Casinos · Beaches

Side Trip

Santiago, Chile

— 4 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.
Get some cultural insight at La Chascona and Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino. Visit Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania and Iglesia de San Lazaro for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Concha y Toro in Pirque (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: walk around Cerro Santa Lucia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion, admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Santiago tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Vina del Mar to Santiago in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Mendoza.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Mendoza, Argentina

— 2 nights
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
On the 31st (Mon), do a tasting at Bodega Carmelo Patti, learn about winemaking at Bodega Roberto Bonfanti, do a tasting at Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience, then learn about winemaking at Bodega Ruca Malen, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, and finally stroll around Parque General San Martin. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Virgen de Lourdes, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, examine the collection at Museo del vino, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Fundacional, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Espana.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mendoza day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to Mendoza takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Argentina Standard Time (ART) is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in Mendoza can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Province of La Rioja.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Province of La Rioja, Argentina

— 1 night
La Rioja is the capital city of the Argentine province of La Rioja, located in the east of the province. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Universidad Nacional de La Rioja, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de La Rioja - Santuario de San Nicolas de Bari, pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Caminito, see the interesting displays at Museo Samay Huasi, then examine the collection at Telecentro Cable Carril, and finally do a tasting at Bodega La Riojana Coop.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Province of La Rioja day trip tool.

You can fly from Mendoza to Province of La Rioja in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can fly to Salta.

Things to do in Province of La Rioja

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Salta, Argentina

— 2 nights

Salta the Beautiful

Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
On the 3rd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Menor San Francisco, then stop by Vincul Arte, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro San Bernardo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Virgen de los Tres Cerritos. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Fundacion Recrear Arte Colonial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento San Bernardo, don't miss a visit to Plaza 9 de Julio, learn more about the world around you at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Salta, and finally get the lay of the land with Salta Free Tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Salta trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Province of La Rioja to Salta takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Salta can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Antofagasta.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Antofagasta, Chile

— 2 nights

Pearl of the North

A major port city of northern Chile, Antofagasta officially became part of the country in 1904, when the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Chile and Bolivia formerly enshrined a new regional status quo after the War of the Pacific (1879-83).
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take a stroll around Centro Cultural Estacion Antofagasta.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Antofagasta route planner.

You can drive from Salta to Antofagasta in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time to Chile Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Salta in February, expect nights in Antofagasta to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Iquique.

Things to do in Antofagasta

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Iquique, Chile

— 2 nights
Thanks to the city's position on the Pacific coast, vacations in Iquique appeal to beachgoers, paragliders, bodyboarders, nature lovers, photographers, and fans of picture-perfect sunsets.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): make a trip to Paseo Peatonal Baquedano, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Chanavayita, take a stroll through Baquedano Street, then see the interesting displays at Museo Corbeta Esmeralda, then stroll through Playa Cavancha, and finally look for gifts at Fabrica de Chumbeques M.Koo. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Playa Brava, see a world frozen in time at Oficina Salitrera Santiago Humberstone, then see the interesting displays at Salitrera Santa Laura, and finally browse the different shops at Mall Zofri.

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

Traveling by car from Antofagasta to Iquique takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Sucre.

Things to do in Iquique

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Sucre, Bolivia

— 2 nights

City of the Four Names

The constitutional capital of Bolivia, Sucre has a well-preserved historic center, with many buildings dating back to the city's founding in the 16th century.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): shop like a local with Arte y Cultura Sucre Galeria and then don't miss a visit to Plaza 25 de Mayo.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sucre trip planner.

You can fly from Iquique to Sucre in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Sucre can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Sucre

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Santa Cruz, Bolivia

— 2 nights
More populous than the capital and La Paz, and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world, Santa Cruz has become a thriving commercial center, yet retained some of the trappings of tradition.
Get some historical perspective at Catedral de Santa Cruz and Iglesias de la Chiquitania. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Samaipata and Museo Artecampo. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Amboro National Park, admire the natural beauty at Guembe, get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte Sacro "Monsenor Carlos Geriche Suarez", and make a trip to Plaza 24 de Septiembre.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Santa Cruz road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Sucre to Santa Cruz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sucre in February, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Santa Cruz: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to La Paz.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

La Paz, Bolivia

— 3 nights

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Get outdoors at Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Valley of the Moon. Museo de Textiles Andinos Bolivianos and Museo de Metales Preciosos will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Mercado de Las Brujas, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore, admire the striking features of Iglesia de San Francisco, and play a few rounds at Golf Tours Bolivia-Day Tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the La Paz road trip tool.

Fly from Santa Cruz to La Paz in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Cruz in February, expect La Paz to be colder, temps between 17°C and 4°C. You will leave for Copacabana on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in La Paz

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Golf

Copacabana, Bolivia

— 2 nights
The town of Copacabana represents the largest Bolivian settlement on the shore of Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in the continent.
On the 17th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cerro Calvario and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Titicaca, stroll through Isla del Sol, and then make a trip to Avenida 6 de Agosto.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Copacabana travel app.

Drive from La Paz to Copacabana in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Copacabana

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Trails

Cusco, Peru

— 3 nights

Imperial City

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.
Popular historic sites such as Sacsayhuaman and Centro Historico De Cusco are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo de Arte Precolombino and Museo Inka. Explore Cusco's surroundings by going to Maras (Salinas de Maras & Moray). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Qorikancha, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Vida Monastica - Monasterio de Santa Catalina del Cusco, take a stroll through San Blas, and contemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cusco trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Copacabana to Cusco takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Copacabana to Cusco due to the time zone difference. February in Cusco sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can fly to Ayacucho.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Ayacucho, Peru

— 2 nights

City of Churches

Ayacucho remains best known for its 33 churches, with one to represent each year of Jesus' life.
On the 22nd (Tue), make a trip to Mirador De Acuchimay CAMEYCAR.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ayacucho online road trip planner.

You can fly from Cusco to Ayacucho in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cusco in February; daily highs in Ayacucho reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Lima.

Things to do in Ayacucho

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Lima, Peru

— 3 nights

City of the Kings

Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa Santa Maria del Mar and Playa Penascal. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Larco and Miraflores. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Balneario Embajadores, explore the ancient world of Huaca Pucllana, stroll around Circuito Magico Del Agua, and make a trip to Alameda de los Descalzos.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lima road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Ayacucho to Lima in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ayacucho in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Lima: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Trujillo.

Things to do in Lima

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trujillo, Peru

— 1 night

Capital of Culture

Considered the country's capital of culture, Trujillo was the birthplace of the North Group, a community of artists and intellectuals that included celebrated poet Cesar Vallejo and notable novelist Ciro Alegria.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): soothe aching muscles at Atma Yoga Huanchaco, then kick back and relax at Playa de Huanchaco, then stop by Corazon Verde, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Trujillo - Catedral de Santa Maria.

Start your trip to Trujillo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Lima to Trujillo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Lima in February: highs in Trujillo hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mancora.

Things to do in Trujillo

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mancora, Peru

— 2 nights
In a busy little beach town, Mancora tourism industry continues to grow, largely thanks to the sunniest climate of any region in the country.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Las Pocitas Beach, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then kick back and relax at Playa Vichayito.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mancora road trip app.

You can drive from Trujillo to Mancora in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Trujillo in February, expect Mancora to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cuenca.

Things to do in Mancora

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Cuenca, Ecuador

— 1 night

Athens of Ecuador

Packed with impressive colonial architecture and a historic town center, Cuenca stands as perhaps the most charming city in the nation.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Museo Catedral Vieja, admire the striking features of Inmaculada Concepción Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Pumapungo Museum and Arqueological Park - MCYP, then view the masterpieces at Homero Ortega, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Mirador de Turi.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cuenca travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mancora to Cuenca takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Mancora in March, you will find days in Cuenca are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are cooler (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Banos.

Things to do in Cuenca

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Banos, Ecuador

— 2 nights
A trip to Banos, a relatively small town in the picturesque Andean highlands, ensures plenty of chances for outdoor activities like horseback riding, hiking, climbing, canyoning, and mountain biking.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruta de las cascadas, then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada el Pailon (del Diablo), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water (Nuestra Senora del Agua Santa), and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from La Casa del Arbol, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally browse for treasures at Barahona Galeria de Arte - Hospedaje.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Banos road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Cuenca to Banos takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Quito.

Things to do in Banos

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Adventure

Quito, Ecuador

— 3 nights

Light of America

High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
Escape the urban bustle at Termas de Papallacta and Illiniza Ecological Reserve. Visit Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania and El Sagrario for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, get engrossed in the history at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, admire the masterpieces at Casa Museo Guayasamin, and examine the collection at Intinan Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Quito online route maker.

You can drive from Banos to Quito in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Quito are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Ipiales.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Ipiales, Colombia

— 2 nights

City of the Green Clouds

Situated on a plateau 2,950 m (9,678 ft) above sea level, the city of Ipiales enjoys a subtropical highland climate and the title of highest major city in Colombia.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): browse the different shops at Centro Comercial Gran Plaza and then admire the striking features of Las Lajas Sanctuary.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ipiales online trip planner.

Getting from Quito to Ipiales by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Quito in March, expect Ipiales to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 8°C. On the 10th (Thu), you're off to Cali.

Things to do in Ipiales

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Cali, Colombia

— 2 nights

Salsa Capital of the World

Learning how to salsa may be the most popular thing to do in Cali, but this giant city in southwestern Colombia represents more than just the "Salsa Capital of the World." Home to over 2 million people, thriving Cali serves as a major commercial and industrial center in South America, boasting the fastest-growing economy in Colombia.
On the 10th (Thu), examine the collection at Caliwood Museo de la Cinematografia and then don't miss a visit to Camino Real.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cali day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ipiales to Cali. Traveling from Ipiales in March, expect Cali to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Bogota.

Things to do in Cali

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bogota, Colombia

— 3 nights

Athens of South America

Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) and Bolivar Square. Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica and Barrio La Candelaria will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Bogota to go to Zipaquira and see Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monserrate, stop by Cesar Giraldo, Taller Manual Del Cuero, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and go for a walk through Zona T.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bogota day trip app.

You can fly from Cali to Bogota in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cali in March, with highs in Bogota at 23°C and lows at 10°C. On the 15th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Narino Department travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Bodies of Water · Volcanos