29 days in Peru, Argentina & Brazil Itinerary

29 days in Peru, Argentina & Brazil Itinerary

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29 days in Peru, Argentina & Brazil Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
+4
Fly + Taxi + Bus + Foot + Train:  21​h
1
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 1 day
+2
Train + Foot + Bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Cusco, Peru
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
3
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5​h 15​min
7
Gramado, Brazil
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5​h
8
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
+4
Fly + Bus + Foot + Subway + Bus:  7​h 15​min
9
Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Subway + Bus + Fly:  10​h
10
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: London, United Kingdom

1
day
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.
On the 5th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Machu Picchu trip tool .

London, UK to Machu Picchu is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Traveling from London to Machu Picchu, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©

3
nights
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.
Take a break from Cusco with a short trip to Salinas de Maras in Maras, about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, trek along exploor, admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Inka.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cusco trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Salinas de Maras
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exploor ©
exploor
Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

San Carlos de Bariloche
Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Catedral Alta Patagonis, trek along Circuito Chico, walk around Parque Nahuelito, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Carlos de Bariloche holiday planner.

Getting from Cusco to San Carlos de Bariloche by flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cusco to San Carlos de Bariloche. While traveling from Cusco, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in San Carlos de Bariloche, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

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 historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, admire the landmark architecture of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and take in the history at Plaza de Mayo.

To find more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Buenos Aires tour itinerary planner.

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to Buenos Aires by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in July, expect Buenos Aires to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Museo de los Ninos ©
Museo de los Ninos
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): head off the coast to Isla San Martin, then admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Iguazu National Park trip builder app .

Fly from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Buenos Aires, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Iguazu National Park, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin
Isla San Martin ©
Isla San Martin

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take the plunge with a skydiving experience and then meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu online tour planner .

Drive from Iguazu National Park to Foz do Iguacu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Foz do Iguacu are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Tours
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Skydiving
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park

2
nights
Gramado, Brazil

Gramado ©
Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, explore the activities along Lago Negro, then stroll around Mini Mundo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Snowland, then do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, then immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, and finally make a trip to Caro Watson Escape Game.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Gramado trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Canela
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Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Snowland ©
Snowland
Parque Estadual do Caracol ©
Parque Estadual do Caracol

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Rio de Janeiro to Petropolis to see Imperial Museum about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, stroll through Pedra do Arpoador, and get great views at Leblon Beach.

To see maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Imperial Museum
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

3
nights
Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil

Alto Paraiso de Goias ©
Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Alto Paraiso de Goias is known for nature, outdoors, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros, stroll through Sertao Zen, admire the sheer force of Almecegas I Waterfalls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Vale da Lua.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Alto Paraiso de Goias day trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Alto Paraiso de Goias is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cachoeira Santa Barbara
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Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros ©
Vale da Lua ©
Vale da Lua
Almecegas I Waterfalls ©
Almecegas I Waterfalls

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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: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, explore the striking landscape of Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park, hike along Trilha do Piquinho, and stroll through Conceicao Beach.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha. In July, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Morro dois Irmaos ©
Morro dois Irmaos

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