24 days in South America Itinerary

24 days in South America Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 4 nights
2
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 1 night
3
Asuncion, Paraguay
— 3 nights
4
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 3 nights
5
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
6
Santiago, Chile
— 4 nights
7
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 1 night

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mosteiro De Sao Bento and Nossa Senhora da Conceicao Metropolitan Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Fazenda Ipanema and Praia Guarau. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Sao Luis Gonzaga, explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and engage your brain at Museu Catavento.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip itinerary maker website.

Frankfurt, Germany to Sao Paulo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Frankfurt to Sao Paulo. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Frankfurt in September, with highs in Sao Paulo at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fazenda Ipanema, Praia Guarau, Nossa Senhora da Conceicao Metropolitan Cathedral
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Mosteiro De Sao Bento ©
Mosteiro De Sao Bento
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil ©
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stop by Orquidario Vale Das Orquideas, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and then identify plant and animal life at Bela Vista Biological Refuge.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu holiday planner.

Fly from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Asuncion.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Bela Vista Biological Refuge ©
Bela Vista Biological Refuge
Buddhist Temple ©
Buddhist Temple
Orquidario Vale Das Orquideas ©
Orquidario Vale Das Orquideas

3
nights
Asuncion, Paraguay

Asuncion ©
Paraguay's capital and economic center, Asuncion ranks among the youngest cities on the continent, with more than half of its residents under 30 years of age.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Palacio de López and Gran Hotel del Paraguay. Get some cultural insight at Casa de la Independencia and Catedral Virgen de Caacupe. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, don't miss a visit to Costanera de Asuncion, view the masterpieces at El Cantaro, Almacen de Arte, and ponder the world of politics at Congreso Nacional de la Republica de Paraguay.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Asuncion trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Foz do Iguacu to Asuncion in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Asuncion due to the time zone difference. In September in Asuncion, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Asuncion

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Catedral Virgen de Caacupe
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Parque Nu Guasu ©
Parque Nu Guasu
Casa de la Independencia ©
Casa de la Independencia
Catedral Virgen de Caacupe ©
Catedral Virgen de Caacupe

3
nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pizzorno Family Estates and Bouza Bodega Boutique. Get some historical perspective at Catedral de Montevideo and Castillo Pittamiglio. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de las Carmelitas, stop by Pocitos, explore the world behind art at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, and take a stroll through Ciudad Vieja.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Montevideo trip planner.

Getting from Asuncion to Montevideo by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Asuncion to Montevideo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Montevideo is a bit cooler than Asuncion - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Montevideo

Wineries Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
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Pizzorno Family Estates ©
Pizzorno Family Estates
Catedral de Montevideo ©
Catedral de Montevideo
Iglesia de las Carmelitas ©
Iglesia de las Carmelitas

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Cemiterio de Recoleta and Basilica de Lujan are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museo de La Plata and Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo. Get out of town with these interesting Buenos Aires side-trips: Reserva Natural Urbana (in Castelar) and Museos & Cripta Basilica Nuestra Senora De Lujan (in Lujan). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento, admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Montevideo to Buenos Aires takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. October in Buenos Aires sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Lujan, Reserva Natural Urbana, Museo de La Plata
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento

4
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at San Cristóbal Hill and Hacienda Picarquin. Get a sense of the local culture at Vina Undurraga and Concha y Toro. Change things up with these side-trips from Santiago: Machali (Museo de la Gran Mineria de Cobre & Sewell). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo Baha'i, examine the collection at La Chascona, steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, and step into the grandiose world of Castillo Hidalgo.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Santiago day trip website.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Santiago in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time (ART) to Chile Standard Time (CLT) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Machali, Hacienda Picarquin, Concha y Toro, Vina Undurraga
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San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Templo Baha'i ©
Templo Baha'i
Vina Undurraga ©
Vina Undurraga

1
night
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, thenexamine the collection at Museu do Futebol, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paróquia Nossa Senhora do Brasil.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo online attractions planner.

Getting from Santiago to Sao Paulo by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Paróquia Nossa Senhora do Brasil ©
Paróquia Nossa Senhora do Brasil
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Igreja Chagas do Serafico Pai Francisco ©
Igreja Chagas do Serafico Pai Francisco

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