9 days in Buenos Aires & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

9 days in Buenos Aires & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights

4
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.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires itinerary tool.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Buenos Aires is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Buenos Aires, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Johannesburg in October: highs in Buenos Aires hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires ©

4
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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sugarloaf Mountain, see a show at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro online trip planner.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in October, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro

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