20 days in South America Itinerary

20 days in South America Itinerary

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Valparaiso, Chile
— 5 nights
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Gramado, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 4 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights

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Valparaiso, Chile

Valparaiso ©

Jewel of the Pacific

Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
Explore Valparaiso's surroundings by going to Casa Marin Winery (in Lo Abarca), Casablanca (Emiliana Organic Vineyards & Vina Casas del Bosque) and Casa de Isla Negra (in Isla Negra). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at La Sebastiana, make a trip to Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores), enjoy the sand and surf at Reñaca, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Valparaiso online attractions planner.

Brasilia, Brazil to Valparaiso is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brasilia to Valparaiso due to the time zone difference. In January, Valparaiso is slightly colder than Brasilia - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Wineries · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Casa Marin Winery ©
Casa Marin Winery
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana
Casa de Isla Negra ©
Casa de Isla Negra

4
nights
Gramado, Brazil

Gramado ©

Hydrangea Garden

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Gramado is known for parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Mini Mundo, get in on the family fun at Snowland, immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gramado day trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Valparaiso to Gramado takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valparaiso to Gramado due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Museums · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Snowland ©
Snowland

4
nights
Punta del Este, Uruguay

Punta del Este ©

Monaco of South America

With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Get out of town with these interesting Punta del Este side-trips: Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar), Piriapolis (Cerro San Antonio & Playa Punta Colorada) and Punta Ballena (Playa Solanas & Playa Punta Ballena). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, kick back and relax at Playa Mansa, head off the coast to Isla de Lobos, and don't miss a visit to Puerto de Punta del Este.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Punta del Este trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Punta del Este in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Museo Del Mar ©
Museo Del Mar

6
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©

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 historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Calle Defensa.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Punta del Este to Buenos Aires takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. January in Buenos Aires sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

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