60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 4 nights
2
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 6 nights
3
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 7 nights
4
Cusco, Peru
— 6 nights
5
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil
— 4 nights
6
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 7 nights
7
Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 5 nights
8
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
9
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
10
Santiago, Chile
— 4 nights

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Cerro Tijeretas and Puerto Chino Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Playa Mann and Cerro Brujo. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Carola, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the pleasant sights at Malecon San Cristobal, and stroll through La Loberia.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno day trip tool.

Sydney, Australia to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Sydney in November, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

San Cristobal
Highlights from your plan
Cerro Tijeretas ©
Cerro Tijeretas
Cerro Brujo ©
Cerro Brujo
La Loberia ©
La Loberia

6
nights
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Get some cultural insight at Galeria Aymara and Maprae. Get in touch with nature at Charles Darwin Research Station and Think Galapagos. And it doesn't end there: stroll through El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Ayora trip planning website.

Ride a ferry from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Ayora in 3.5 hours. November in Puerto Ayora sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Tunel de Lava Bellavista
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay ©
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay

7
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa Puerto Villamil and El Faro. Visiting Sierra Negra and Isabela Island Wetlands Complex will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Cueva de Sucre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Concha de Perla, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Cristo Salvador, and hike along Mirador los tunos.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Puerto Villamil travel planning app.

Ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Isabela
Highlights from your plan
Sierra Negra ©
Sierra Negra
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Scuba & Snorkeling

6
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.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and exploor. Sacsayhuaman and Sacred Valley of the Incas are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Maras (Salinas de Maras & Moray). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Qorikancha, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cusco Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Vida Monastica - Monasterio de Santa Catalina del Cusco, and take a stroll through San Blas.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Cusco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Villamil to Cusco takes 13 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Villamil to Cusco due to the time zone difference. In November in Cusco, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Maras, Sacred Valley of the Incas
Highlights from your plan
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha
Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras

4
nights
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Escape the urban bustle at Muro Alto Beach and Pontal de Maracaipe. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach and Praia dos Carneiros. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, kick back and relax at Praia De Maracaipe, walk around Projeto Hippocampus, and stroll through Cupe beach.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas route planner.

Getting from Cusco to Porto de Galinhas by flight takes about 14 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Cusco to Porto de Galinhas, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Cusco, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Porto de Galinhas, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Praia dos Carneiros
Highlights from your plan
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Praia dos Carneiros ©
Praia dos Carneiros

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Baia do Sancho and Praia do Leão. Get some cultural insight at Fort of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao and Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Atalaia Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos, and stroll through Fernado de Noronha Island.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha trip website.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Cacimba do Padre ©
Praia do Cacimba do Padre
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

5
nights
Ilha Grande, Brazil

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Step out of the city life by going to Lagoa Azul and Lopes Mendes Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sitio Forte Beach and Meros Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Morcego Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Itaguacu Beach.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ilha Grande holiday maker site.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Ilha Grande in 13 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Ilha Grande is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Ilha Grande, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grumixama Beach ©
Grumixama Beach
Lopes Mendes Beach ©
Lopes Mendes Beach
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Copacabana Beach and Leblon Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Praia de Ipanema and Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, kick back and relax at Mirante da Prainha, don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro online holiday planner.

Getting from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro by bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In December, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Pedra do Arpoador ©
Pedra do Arpoador

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cemiterio de Recoleta and Casa Rosada. Get a sense of the local culture at Puerto Madero and Plaza de Mayo. There's much more to do: wander the streets of La Boca, shop like a local with Recoleta, visit Palermo, and take an in-depth tour of El Zanjon de Granados.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Buenos Aires. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Calle Defensa ©
Calle Defensa

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at La Chascona and Kingston Family Vineyards. Explore Santiago's surroundings by going to Emiliana Organic Vineyards (in Casablanca) and Concha y Toro (in Pirque). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, stop by Barrio Bellavista, and take in the pleasant sights at Plaza de Armas.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Santiago trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Santiago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Santiago is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

Wineries Parks Museums

Side Trips

Casablanca, Concha y Toro
Highlights from your plan
Concha y Toro ©
Concha y Toro
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
La Chascona ©
La Chascona

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