30 days in South America Itinerary

30 days in South America Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 5 nights
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Gramado, Brazil
— 3 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Montevideo
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Montevideo, Uruguay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 5 nights
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Asuncion, Paraguay
— 2 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parque Lage and Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, enjoy breathtaking views from Mirante Dona Marta, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, and step into the grandiose world of Ilha Fiscal.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro route planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Rio de Janeiro is minus 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in June; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
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Parque Lage
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Ilha Fiscal
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Sao Paulo, Brazil

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Matriz Basilica Nossa Senhora Aparecida and National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida. Get some historical perspective at Mosteiro De Sao Bento and Church of Sao Geraldo. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at São Paulo Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Associação Cultural Nossa Senhora de Fátima, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and take a stroll around The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sao Paulo day trip planner.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in June, things will get slightly colder in Sao Paulo: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gramado.

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Gramado, Brazil

Hydrangea Garden

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.
Popular historic sites such as Sao Pellegrino Church and Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Parque Aldeia do Imigrante and Vitivinicola Jolimont. The adventure continues: make a trip to Fonte do Amor Eterno, learn about winemaking at Casa Seganfredo, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gramado trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Gramado in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Gramado

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Lago Negro
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Parque Aldeia do Imigrante
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Montevideo, Uruguay

With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): make a trip to Plaza Matriz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Montevideo, then make a trip to Plaza Independencia, and finally make a trip to Mercado Agricola Montevideo - MAM. Keep things going the next day: visit Pocitos, then explore the world behind art at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, then see the interesting displays at 1972 Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castillo Pittamiglio.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Montevideo driving holiday tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Montevideo takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Montevideo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio Historico, then visit a coastal fixture at Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse, then don't miss a visit to La Calle de los Suspiros, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Rio de la Plata, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento, then snap pictures at Puerta de la Ciudadela, and finally steep yourself in history at Bastion de San Miguel.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read Colonia del Sacramento online vacation planner.

You can drive from Montevideo to Colonia del Sacramento in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Colonia del Sacramento can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Queen of La Plata

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Catedral de la Plata and Basilica de Nuestra Senora Del Pilar. Cemiterio de Recoleta and Palacio de Aguas Corrientes will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada, appreciate the extensive heritage of Calle Defensa, ponder the world of politics at Casa Rosada, and take a stroll through Puerto Madero.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Buenos Aires journey maker.

You can ride a ferry from Colonia del Sacramento to Buenos Aires in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museo del Lago Gutierrez and Isla Victoria. Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Sendero de los Arrayanes, look for gifts at Chocolates Rapanui, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Nahuel Huapi, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, San Carlos de Bariloche is slightly colder than Buenos Aires - with highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Asuncion.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
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Asuncion, Paraguay

Mother of Cities

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.
On the 28th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero, get a sense of history and politics at Palacio de López, and then relax and rejuvenate at Namaste Spa Masculino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at The National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin Our Lady Saint Mary of the Asuncion, then browse the exhibits of Casa de la Independencia, and then get your bearings at Archivo Nacional de Asuncion.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Asuncion attractions planner.

You can fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Asuncion in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time to Paraguay Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in June: high temperatures in Asuncion hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Asuncion

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas
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