Route & dates
13 days in Buenos Aires, San Carlos de Bariloche & Sao Paulo Itinerary
Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly: 6h 45min
Buenos Aires, Argentina— 4 nights
Fly: 5h 15min
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina— 3 nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil— 3 nights
bus + Fly: 1h 30min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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.Buenos Aires is known for nightlife, museums, parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Recoleta Cemetery, admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, get to know the fascinating history of San Telmo, and wander the streets of Puerto Madero.
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Buenos Aires is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in February, expect Buenos Aires to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.
Things to do in Buenos Aires
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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.San Carlos de Bariloche is known for nature, winter sports, trails, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, look for gifts at VanWynsberghe Chocolats, stroll through Cerro Otto, and pause for some photo ops at Centro Civico.
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Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in February, expect nights in San Carlos de Bariloche to be much colder, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.
Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
Land of Drizzle
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.Sao Paulo is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Ibirapuera Park, pick up some local products at Mercadao - Sao Paulo Municipal Market, wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, and have some family-friendly fun at Pixel Realidade Virtual Arcade VR.
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You can fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Sao Paulo in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in February: highs in Sao Paulo hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Sao Paulo
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