22 days in Asia & South America Itinerary

22 days in Asia & South America Itinerary

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22 days in Asia & South America Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
1
New Delhi, India
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
2
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— Few hours
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Lima, Peru
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Cusco, Peru
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + train:  3​h 15​min
5
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + bus:  3​h 15​min
6
Cusco, Peru
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  1​h 45​min
7
La Paz, Bolivia
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
8
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
9
New Delhi, India
— 1 day
End: New Delhi, India


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New Delhi, India

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
On the 6th (Fri), browse the eclectic array of goods at Chandni Chowk, see the interesting displays at Swatantra Sangrama Sangrahalaya, then steep yourself in history at India Gate, and finally examine the collection at National Museum.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New Delhi trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport. In September in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in New Delhi

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Chandni Chowk ©
Chandni Chowk
India Gate ©
India Gate
National Museum ©
National Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro.

To plan Rio de Janeiro vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Rio de Janeiro takes 25 hours. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Brasilia Time (BRT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in September, expect Rio de Janeiro to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nightlife
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Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro ©

4
nights
Lima, Peru

Lima ©
Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Shopping Center Larcomar (Centro Comercial Larcomar) and Galeria Indigo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Larco and Centro Historico de Lima. Take a break from Lima with a short trip to El Canon de Austisha in Huarochiri, about 1h 45 min away. Spend the 10th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Huaca Pucllana, head outdoors with San Gallan Xpeditions, walk around Circuito Magico Del Agua, and take a stroll through Miraflores.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lima online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Lima takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Lima. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September, things will get little chillier in Lima: highs are around 22°C and lows about 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Lima

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

El Canon de Austisha
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Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Miraflores ©
Miraflores

4
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo de Arte Precolombino and Museo Maximo Laura. Get some historical perspective at Sacsayhuaman and Iglesia De Santo Domingo. Change things up with a short trip to Salinas de Maras in Maras (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco, contemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas, wander the streets of San Blas, and admire the landmark architecture of Centro Historico De Cusco.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cusco trip planner .

Getting from Lima to Cusco by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lima in September, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Cusco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Salinas de Maras
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

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Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then delve into the distant past at Intipuncu.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Machu Picchu trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of bus and train from Cusco to Machu Picchu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu

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Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
On the 17th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Tambomachay, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Inka, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Central de San Pedro.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Cusco day trip website .

You can do a combination of train and bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Cusco

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Inka ©
Museo Inka
Tambomachay ©
Tambomachay

3
nights
La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz ©
Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
On the 18th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Tiwanaku and then stroll around Valley of the Moon. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of WMDR Yungas Road.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our La Paz trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Cusco to La Paz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Peru Time to Bolivia Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cusco in September; daily highs in La Paz reach 18°C and lows reach 0°C. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature
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WMDR Yungas Road ©
WMDR Yungas Road
Tiwanaku ©
Tiwanaku
Valley of the Moon ©
Valley of the Moon

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nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Museum-lovers will appreciate Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas and Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro and Copacabana Beach. Step out of Rio de Janeiro with an excursion to Imperial Museum in Petropolis--about 1h 25 min away. See even more of Rio de Janeiro: take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, look for gifts at Livraria e Edicoes Folha Seca, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and stroll through Praia de Ipanema.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from La Paz to Rio de Janeiro takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from La Paz to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. Traveling from La Paz in September, things will get much hotter in Rio de Janeiro: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Imperial Museum
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Bondinho  Pao de Acucar ©
Bondinho Pao de Acucar

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New Delhi, India

New Delhi ©
On the 26th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, then take in nature's colorful creations at Humayun's Tomb, and then hunt for treasures at Gourmet Desire.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New Delhi online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to New Delhi takes 25 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to New Delhi, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September; daily highs in New Delhi reach 41°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours Classes Historic Sites
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Gandhi Smriti ©
Gandhi Smriti

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