60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly + Drive:  33 h
1
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil
— 5 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 7 nights
+5
Fly + Bus + Foot + Bus + Foot + Ferry:  11 h 15 min
3
Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 6 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Bus:  4 h
4
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Santiago, Chile
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h
8
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 5 nights
Ferry:  6 h
9
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 5 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
10
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 9 nights
+3
Bus + Ferry + Shuttle + Fly:  39 h
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

5
nights
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Muro Alto Beach and Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto de Galinhas: Maragogi (Antunes Beach & Xareu Beach). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia De Maracaipe, stroll through Pontal de Maracaipe, and see Off-Road Tours.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Porto de Galinhas road trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 34- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Porto de Galinhas is minus 11 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in June: high temperatures in Porto de Galinhas hover around 32°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Maragogi
Highlights from your plan
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas ©
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Baia do Sancho and Fernado de Noronha Island. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Sueste, kick back and relax at Praia do Bode, look and learn at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha, and get outside with Baia dos Porcos.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. In June in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) 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 Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sitio Forte Beach and Grumixama Beach. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio, enjoy the sand and surf at Morcego Beach, and stroll through Aventureiro.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ilha Grande itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Fernando de Noronha to Ilha Grande takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Ilha Grande. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Fernando de Noronha in June, with highs in Ilha Grande at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sitio Forte Beach ©
Sitio Forte Beach
Pico do Papagaio ©
Pico do Papagaio
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.
Kids will enjoy Praia de Ipanema and Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro. Take a break from Rio de Janeiro with a short trip to Sossego Beach in Niteroi, about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Copacabana Beach, admire the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, kick back and relax at Praia de Grumari, and pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro vacation builder tool.

Getting from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro by combination of ferry and bus takes about 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Sossego Beach
Highlights from your plan
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

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.
On the 28th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park and then admire the sheer force of Devil's Throat.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu online trip planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, Foz do Iguacu is a bit cooler than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

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
Devil's Throat ©
Devil's Throat

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cemiterio de Recoleta and Parque 3 de Febrero. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Puerto Madero, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, look for gifts at El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and get engrossed in the history at El Zanjon de Granados.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires online trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Foz do Iguacu to Buenos Aires in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In June, Buenos Aires is slightly colder than Foz do Iguacu - with highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

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.
Attractions like Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile and Museo Interactivo Mirador make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, go for a walk through Plaza de Armas, stop by Barrio Bellavista, and steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Santiago trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Buenos Aires to Santiago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Santiago is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile
Highlights from your plan
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile ©
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile

5
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.
Attractions like Puerto Chino Beach and Playa Mann make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cerro Brujo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado, explore the galleries of Interpretation Center, and explore the striking landscape of Cerro Tijeretas.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Santiago to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. Traveling from Santiago to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

San Cristobal
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Chino Beach ©
Puerto Chino Beach
Punta Pitt ©
Punta Pitt
Cerro Brujo ©
Cerro Brujo

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.
Attractions like Playa Puerto Villamil and El Faro make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at Sierra Negra, step off the mainland to explore Las Tintoreras, cruise along Isabela Island Wetlands Complex, and get to know the resident critters at Centro de Crianza Tortugas Gigantes Arnaldo Tupiza Chamaidan.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Villamil driving holiday planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Villamil in 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Villamil is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Isabela
Highlights from your plan
Sierra Negra ©
Sierra Negra
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Isabela Island ©
Isabela Island

9
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay and El Garrapatero. Step out of Puerto Ayora with an excursion to North Seymour Island in Baltra--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station, get outside with Think Galapagos, explore the fascinating underground world of Lava Tunnel, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa las Bachas.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Ayora road trip planning website.

Getting from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora due to the time zone difference. In July in Puerto Ayora, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, North Seymour Island, Tunel de Lava Bellavista
Highlights from your plan
Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve ©
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay ©
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay

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