22 days in Brazil, Argentina & Lima Itinerary

22 days in Brazil, Argentina & Lima Itinerary

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22 days in Brazil, Argentina & Lima Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
4
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
6
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
7
Lima, Peru
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: London, United Kingdom


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4
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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, wildlife, outdoors, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, enjoy breathtaking views from Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro, stroll through Fernando de Noronha, and hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary builder .

London, UK to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Fernando de Noronha Time (FNT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In October, Fernando de Noronha is much warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste

2
nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, walk around Parque Ibirapuera, and then indulge your taste buds at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and then see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sao Paulo online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Sao Paulo in 6.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Sao Paulo due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in October: high temperatures in Sao Paulo hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Parks
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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©

3
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, nature, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pao de Acucar, appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, stroll through Praia de Ipanema, and kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro route maker website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sao Paulo in October since evenings lows in Rio de Janeiro dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Pao de Acucar ©
Pao de Acucar
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

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 11th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu route planning site .

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October, Foz do Iguacu is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

2
nights
Iguazu National Park, Argentina

Iguazu National Park ©
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin and then look for all kinds of wild species at Salto Bernabe Mendez.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Iguazu National Park sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Foz do Iguacu to Iguazu National Park in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin

3
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 nightlife, museums, parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Japones, shop like a local with Palermo, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Buenos Aires trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Iguazu National Park in October: highs in Buenos Aires hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

5
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.
Lima is known for parks, historic sites, museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco, explore the ancient world of Huaca Pucllana, take a stroll through Barranco, and stroll around Circuito Magico Del Agua.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lima visit planner .

Getting from Buenos Aires to Lima by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Lima, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)
Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana

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