60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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1
La Paz, Bolivia
— 4 nights
2
Uyuni, Bolivia
— 1 night
3
Asuncion, Paraguay
— 1 night
4
Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay
— 1 night
5
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
6
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 5 nights
7
Gramado, Brazil
— 5 nights
8
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 5 nights
9
Maldonado, Uruguay
— 5 nights
10
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
11
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 3 nights
12
Mendoza, Argentina
— 5 nights
13
Santiago, Chile
— 6 nights
14
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 5 nights

4
nights
La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz ©
Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
When in La Paz, make a side trip to see Puma Punku in Tiahuanaco, approximately Tiahuanaco away. Spend the 27th (Sun) exploring the striking scenery along WMDR Yungas Road. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Mercado de Las Brujas, delve into the distant past at Tiwanaku, take in the awesome beauty at Huayna Potosi, and have fun at Urban Rush Bolivia.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read La Paz trip maker app.

Cusco, Peru to La Paz is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Peru Standard Time (PET) to Bolivia Time (BOT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Cusco in October, expect La Paz to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Uyuni.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Puma Punku
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WMDR Yungas Road ©
WMDR Yungas Road
Mercado de Las Brujas ©
Mercado de Las Brujas
Tiwanaku ©
Tiwanaku

1
night
Uyuni, Bolivia

Uyuni ©
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Isla Incahuasi and then explore the striking landscape at Salar de Uyuni.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Uyuni itinerary planner.

You can fly from La Paz to Uyuni in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from La Paz in October, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Uyuni: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Asuncion.

Things to do in Uyuni

Nature Parks
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Salar de Uyuni ©
Salar de Uyuni
Isla Incahuasi ©
Isla Incahuasi

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Palacio de López and then head outdoors with Lago Ypacarai. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at The National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin Our Lady Saint Mary of the Asuncion, contemplate the long history of Casa de la Independencia, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero.

Start your trip to Asuncion by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Uyuni to Asuncion in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Uyuni in October, expect Asuncion to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Asuncion

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Lago Ypacarai
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Casa de la Independencia ©
Casa de la Independencia
Lago Ypacarai ©
Lago Ypacarai
Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero ©
Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero

1
night
Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay

Ciudad Del Este ©
The commercial center of eastern Paraguay, busy Ciudad Del Este serves primarily as a shopping destination for Argentines and Brazilians.
On the 2nd (Sat), have some family-friendly fun at Museo Planet 3D, thenhead outdoors with Snow Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Saltos del Monday.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ciudad Del Este sightseeing planner.

Getting from Asuncion to Ciudad Del Este by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Asuncion to Ciudad Del Este is 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Ciudad Del Este are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trip

Saltos del Monday
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Museo Planet 3D ©
Museo Planet 3D
Saltos del Monday ©
Saltos del Monday
Snow Park ©
Snow Park

6
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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Tijuca.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ciudad Del Este to Rio de Janeiro takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ciudad Del Este in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Rio de Janeiro. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Nature
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

5
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 out of town with these interesting Sao Paulo side-trips: Valenbier Microcervejaria (in Extrema) and National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida (in Aparecida). And it doesn't end there: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, don't miss a visit to Paulista Avenue, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and examine the collection at Museu de Arte Brasileira - FAAP.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo travel planning app.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sao Paulo, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Valenbier Microcervejaria, National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida
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Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Pixel Realidade Virtual ©
Pixel Realidade Virtual

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Gramado side-trips: Enigma Escape Game (in Porto Alegre), Viapiana Winery (in Flores Da Cunha) and Bento Goncalves (Vinicola Cainelli, Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, find something for the whole family at Snowland, and walk around Mini Mundo.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gramado trip planner.

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 your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Gramado

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bento Goncalves, Canela, Enigma Escape Game, Viapiana Winery
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Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Enigma Escape Game ©
Enigma Escape Game

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Montevideo to Canelones to see Pizzorno Family Estates about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, explore the world behind art at Palacio Taranco, examine the collection at Museo del Azulejo, and ponder the world of politics at Palacio Legislativo.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Montevideo online travel planner.

Fly from Gramado to Montevideo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Montevideo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Maldonado.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
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Pizzorno Family Estates ©
Pizzorno Family Estates
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja

5
nights
Maldonado, Uruguay

Maldonado ©
One of the larger cities in the country, Maldonado draws visitors primarily interested in the city's coastline and the wider region's beaches.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maldonado: Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar), Laguna de Rocha (in Rocha) and Cerro Arequita (in Minas). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este, see the interesting displays at Museo del Mar, snap pictures at Puente Leonel Viera, and get great views at Mirador Punta Ballena.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Maldonado trip maker.

You can drive from Montevideo to Maldonado in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Maldonado are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Maldonado

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Punta del Este, Cerro San Antonio, Pan De Azucar, Laguna de Rocha, Cerro Arequita
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Laguna de Rocha ©
Laguna de Rocha
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este
Museo del Mar ©
Museo del Mar

6
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

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, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, get to know the fascinating history of La Boca, and admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Maldonado to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Horseback Riding Tours
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

3
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 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, trek along Circuito Chico, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take some stellar pictures from Cerro Otto.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Carlos de Bariloche trip planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to San Carlos de Bariloche in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in December, you will find days in San Carlos de Bariloche are slightly colder (°C), and nights are cooler (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

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

5
nights
Mendoza, Argentina

Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
When in Mendoza, make a side trip to see Valle de Uco in Tupungato, approximately Tupungato away. There's lots more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, do a tasting at Bodega Tierras Altas, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parque Provincial Aconcagua, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mendoza trip itinerary website.

You can fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Mendoza in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in December, you will find days in Mendoza are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are much warmer (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trip

Valle de Uco
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Food Tours
Bodega Tierras Altas ©
Bodega Tierras Altas
Wine Tours & Tastings

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santiago: Casa de Isla Negra (in Isla Negra), Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile (in Valle Nevado) and Concha y Toro (in Pirque). There's much more to do: walk around Cerro Santa Lucia, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, see the interesting displays at La Sebastiana, and admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Santiago trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Mendoza to Santiago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mendoza to Santiago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Casa de Isla Negra, La Sebastiana, Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, Concha y Toro
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La Chascona ©
La Chascona
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill

5
nights
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

San Pedro de Atacama ©
Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
Step out of San Pedro de Atacama with an excursion to Salar de Atacama in Antofagasta--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser del Tatio, don't miss a visit to Aldea de Tulor, explore the fascinating landscape at Atacama Desert, and explore the ancient world of Pukara de Quitor.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Pedro de Atacama travel route planning website.

Fly from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in San Pedro de Atacama are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Salar de Atacama, Atacama Desert
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Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Atacama Desert ©
Atacama Desert

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