60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Fly to Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Drive to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas, Brazil
— 4 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 7 nights
Fly
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Praia da Pipa, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly to Salvador, Ferry to Morro de Sao Paulo
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 2 nights
Ferry to Valença, Bus to Itacare
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Itacare, Brazil
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto Seguro, Brazil
— 5 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil
— 3 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 5 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 7 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro, Fly to San Carlos de Bariloche
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 5 nights
Bus to Puerto Montt, Fly to Cusco
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Cusco, Peru
— 6 nights
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Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to San Cristobal, Ferry to Puerto Ayora
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 6 nights
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Bus to Santa Cruz Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Baltra Ferry Terminal, Fly to San Andres Island
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San Andres Island, Colombia
— 3 nights
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Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

— 4 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Step out of the city life by going to Praia Ponta de Mangue and Muro Alto Beach. Relax by the water at Japaratinga Beach and Pontal de Maracaipe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto de Galinhas: Maragogi (Gales de Maragogi & Antunes Beach). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, stroll through Cupe beach, and kick back and relax at Praia De Maracaipe.

To plan Porto de Galinhas vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Cardiff, UK to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cardiff to Porto de Galinhas is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Cardiff in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Porto de Galinhas: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

— 7 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Conceicao Beach and Praia do Leão. Take a break from the city and head to Baia do Sancho and Atalaia Beach. Spend the 9th (Thu) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Shark Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto de Santo Antonio Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Meio Beach, and head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to fly to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Praia da Pipa, Brazil

— 3 nights
Some of Brazil's finest beaches stand among top Praia de Pipa tourist attractions, though the area also features lively nightlife and a big selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, and artisan workshops.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Barra de Cunhau and Amor Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Praia Da Pipa and Madeiro Beach. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Baia dos Golfinhos.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Praia da Pipa road trip planning site.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Praia da Pipa by flight takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in September, Praia da Pipa is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil

— 2 nights
One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): kick back and relax at Quarta Praia and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gamboa Beach. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Segunda Praia, then enjoy the sea views from Farol do Morro, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Morro de Sao Paulo holiday tool.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Praia da Pipa to Morro de Sao Paulo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Morro de Sao Paulo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Itacare.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Itacare, Brazil

— 2 nights
Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Tiririca, kick back and relax at Prainha Beach, and then kick back and relax at Concha Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Engenhoca Beach, kick back and relax at Itacarezinho Beach, and then stroll through Jeribucacu Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Itacare road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Morro de Sao Paulo to Itacare takes 5 hours. September in Itacare sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Itacare

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Porto Seguro, Brazil

— 5 nights
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Explore hidden gems such as Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda and Igreja de Sao Joao Batista. Get in touch with nature at Muta Beach and Praia de Taipe. Step out of Porto Seguro with an excursion to Coroa Vermelha Beach in Santa Cruz Cabralia--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Praia dos Coqueiros, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico, tour the pleasant surroundings at Taperapua Beach, and see majestic marine mammals with Cia do Mar.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Porto Seguro trip builder app.

You can drive from Itacare to Porto Seguro in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Porto Seguro can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil

— 3 nights

Highland Paradise

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Almecegas I Waterfalls and Vale da Lua. Get outdoors at Catarata dos Couros and Zipline. Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira dos Cristais.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Porto Seguro to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Porto Seguro to Alto Paraiso de Goias, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

— 5 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Ilha Fiscal and Parque Lage will appeal to history buffs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Pedra Bonita, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vermelha Beach, hike along Pedra da Gavea, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Rio de Janeiro in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. In September in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Ilha Grande, Brazil

— 7 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Take a break from the city and head to Lagoa Azul and Pico do Papagaio. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Aventureiro and Caxadaco Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Abraaozinho Beach, stroll through Lopes Mendes Beach, delve into the distant past at Aqueduto, and enjoy the sea views from Castelhanos Lighthouse.

To find reviews and tourist information, read our Ilha Grande online vacation planner.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande by combination of bus and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

— 5 nights
Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
Escape the urban bustle at Piedras Blancas and Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Nahuel Huapi, and take a leisurely stroll along Isla Victoria.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the San Carlos de Bariloche holiday planner.

Getting from Ilha Grande to San Carlos de Bariloche by combination of ferry, bus, and flight takes about 14 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Ilha Grande in October, with highs in San Carlos de Bariloche at 17°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Cusco, Peru

— 6 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Moray and Tambomachay. Sacsayhuaman and Salinas de Maras will appeal to history buffs. When in Cusco, make a side trip to see Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo in Ollantaytambo, approximately Ollantaytambo away. Spend the 17th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: head outdoors with exploor, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Qorikancha, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Precolombino.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cusco road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Cusco takes 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time (ART) to Peru Standard Time (PET) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in October, with highs in Cusco at 24°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

— 6 nights
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Las Grietas and Playa de los Perros. Escape the urban bustle at El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve and Shark Diving. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Charles Darwin Research Station, kick back and relax at Playa de La Estacion, don't miss a visit to Santa Cruz Fish Market, and explore the fascinating underground world of Tunel de Lava Bellavista.

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Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Cusco to Puerto Ayora takes 20.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Cusco in October, expect nights in Puerto Ayora to be much hotter, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

San Andres Island, Colombia

— 3 nights
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
Get in touch with nature at West View and Johnny Cay. Relax by the water at Playa de Spratt Bight and Playa de San Luis. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with Scuba San Andres Dive Shop, step off the mainland to explore Cayo Acuario, take in the dramatic natural features at Hoyo Soplador, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Charquitos.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Andres Island trip builder website.

You can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight from Puerto Ayora to San Andres Island in 16 hours. Traveling from Puerto Ayora in October, things will get a bit warmer in San Andres Island: highs are around 36°C and lows about 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature