22 days in South America Itinerary

22 days in South America Itinerary

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Start: Tokyo, Japan
Fly:  28 h
1
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
2
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
5
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 min
6
Santiago, Chile
— 1 night
Fly:  15 h 15 min
7
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 2 nights
Ferry:  6 h
8
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
9
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Ferry + Taxi + Fly:  31 h
End: Tokyo, Japan

2
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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Baia do Sancho, enjoy the sand and surf at Conceicao Beach, head off the coast to Morro Sao Jose, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha attractions website.

Tokyo, Japan to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 34-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Tokyo to Fernando de Noronha. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Tokyo in March, with highs in Fernando de Noronha at 35°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

2
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.
On the 4th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, thenadmire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and finally stroll through Pedra Bonita. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, get great views at Leblon Beach, thenstroll through Barra da Tijuca Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Grumari.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro takes 8 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu trip planning tool.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Foz do Iguacu. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Plaza de Mayo, take a stroll through Puerto Madero, get a sense of history and politics at Casa Rosada, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and finally make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Palermo, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and then look for gifts at El Ateneo Grand Splendid.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Buenos Aires road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Foz do Iguacu to Buenos Aires takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in March, expect nights in Buenos Aires to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

1
night
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

Los Glaciares National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Los Glaciares National Park contains a giant ice cap that feeds 47 vast glaciers.
On the 9th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Spegazzini, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Perito Moreno National Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Seco.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Los Glaciares National Park online attractions planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Los Glaciares National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in March, you will find days in Los Glaciares National Park are colder (15°C), and nights are little chillier (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Perito Moreno National Park
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Perito Moreno National Park ©
Perito Moreno National Park
Glaciar Spegazzini ©
Glaciar Spegazzini
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

1
night
Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, thentake in the pleasant sights at Plaza de Armas, and then walk around Cerro Santa Lucia. On the next day, hunt for treasures at Central Market (Mercado Central), admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), examine the collection at La Chascona, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, thensteep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, and finally get great views at Sky Costanera.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Santiago planner.

Getting from Los Glaciares National Park to Santiago by flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time to Chile Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Museums Nature
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San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

2
nights
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno ©
The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is known for wildlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: gain insight at Interpretation Center, don't miss a visit to Dona Pilo, pause for some photo ops at Estatua de Charles Darwin, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cerro Brujo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Puerto Baquerizo Moreno online trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Santiago to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno with the Route module. Traveling from Santiago to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

San Cristobal
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Cerro Tijeretas ©
Cerro Tijeretas
Interpretation Center ©
Interpretation Center
Cerro Brujo ©
Cerro Brujo

2
nights
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador

Puerto Villamil ©
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
On the 15th (Sun), explore the activities along Laguna de los Diablos, thenvisit Los Tuneles, and then get impressive views of Sierra Negra. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Puerto Villamil, head off the coast to Turtle Island, head off the coast to Las Tintoreras, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Cristo Salvador, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Puerto Villamil travel app.

Ride a ferry from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Villamil in 6 hours. The time zone changes from Ecuador Time (ECT) to Galapagos Time (GALT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sierra Negra
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Sierra Negra ©
Sierra Negra
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Las Tintoreras ©
Las Tintoreras

3
nights
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

Puerto Ayora ©
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
When in Puerto Ayora, make a side trip to see North Seymour Island in Baltra, approximately Baltra away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station, kick back and relax at Playa de los Alemanes, explore the striking landscape at Las Grietas, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Ayora sightseeing planner.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora is 1 hour. In March in Puerto Ayora, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, North Seymour Island
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Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve ©
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve
Galeria Aymara ©
Galeria Aymara

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