29 days in Brazil, Lima & La Paz Itinerary

29 days in Brazil, Lima & La Paz Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lima, Peru
— 7 nights
2
La Paz, Bolivia
— 4 nights
3
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 6 nights
4
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 8 nights

7
nights
Lima, Peru

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Site Museum and Archaeological Sanctuary of Pachacamac and MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima. Cathedral of Lima and Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Lima side-trips: Wetlands of Ventanilla (in Callao) and Toboganes de Songos (in San Jeronimo de Surco). Spend the 17th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica y Monasterio de Santo Domingo, walk around El Parque del Amor, take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco, and take in the views from Bridge of Sighs.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lima road trip planning app.

Charleston, USA to Lima is an approximately 15-hour flight. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Charleston in February, with highs in Lima at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Lima

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Wetlands of Ventanilla, Toboganes de Songos
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cathedral of Lima ©
Cathedral of Lima
Basilica y Monasterio de Santo Domingo ©
Basilica y Monasterio de Santo Domingo

4
nights
La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz ©
Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Step off the beaten path and head to WMDR Yungas Road and Urban Rush Bolivia. National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore and Catedral Basilica Menor de Nuestra Senora de la Paz are good opportunities to explore the local culture. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Huayna Potosi, fly down the slopes at Chacaltaya Ski Resort, admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia de San Francisco, and explore the striking landscape at Valley of the Moon.

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Traveling by flight from Lima to La Paz takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Peru Standard Time to Bolivia Time is 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Lima in February, with highs in La Paz at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in La Paz

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Scree Rush ©
Scree Rush
WMDR Yungas Road ©
WMDR Yungas Road
Chacaltaya Ski Resort ©
Chacaltaya Ski Resort

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Juquehy Beach and Fo Guang Shan Brazil - Zu Lai Temple. Basilica of St. Anthony Santos and Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Sao Paulo: Ermida de Santo Antonio do Guaibe Ruins (in Bertioga), Museu Pele (in Santos) and Guaruja (Praia de Pernambuco, Branca Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS, make a trip to SESC Belenzinho, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and pause for some serene contemplation at Paróquia Nossa Senhora Mãe dos Homens.

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You can fly from La Paz to Sao Paulo in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from La Paz to Sao Paulo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from La Paz in February, things will get warmer in Sao Paulo: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Guaruja, Santos, Sao Sebastiao, Fo Guang Shan Brazil - Zu Lai Temple, Ermida de Santo Antonio do Guaibe Ruins
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Praia de Pernambuco ©
Praia de Pernambuco
Juquehy Beach ©
Juquehy Beach
Tombo Beach ©
Tombo Beach

8
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.
Get outdoors at Copacabana Beach and Claudio Coutinho Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Leblon Beach and Sao Bento Monastery. Explore Rio de Janeiro's surroundings by going to Niteroi (Costao de Itacoatiara, Camboinhas Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sugarloaf Mountain, take in panoramic vistas at Morro Dois Irmaos, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and kick back and relax at Praia Da Joatinga.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in March, things will get a bit warmer in Rio de Janeiro: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Niteroi
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Camboinhas Beach ©
Camboinhas Beach
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

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