60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Goiania, Brazil
Drive:  2 h 45 min
1
Brasilia, Brazil
— 14 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
2
San Andres Island, Colombia
— 9 nights
+4
Fly + Taxi + Bus + Foot + Train:  10 h 15 min
3
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 9 nights
+5
Train + Foot + Bus + Taxi + Fly + Shuttle:  22 h 15 min
4
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 13 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Ushuaia, Argentina
— 10 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Goiania, Brazil

14
nights
Brasilia, Brazil

Brasilia ©
Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Get in touch with nature at Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves and Clube Pescar. Get a sense of the local culture at Catedral Metropolitana and Memorial JK. Explore Brasilia's surroundings by going to Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Rosario (in Luziania), Parque Municipal do Itiquira (in Formosa) and Brazlandia (Paraiso na Terra Reserva Ecologica & Chapada Imperial). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Pontao do Lago Sul, examine the collection at Experiences Library, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Olhos D'agua.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Brasilia tour itinerary maker.

Goiania to Brasilia is an approximately 3- hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In August, Brasilia is slightly colder than Goiania - with highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Brasilia

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Luziania, Brazlandia, Parque Municipal do Itiquira
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Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves ©
Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves
Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Pontao do Lago Sul ©
Pontao do Lago Sul

9
nights
San Andres Island, Colombia

San Andres Island ©
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
Visiting La Piscinita and Playa de San Luis will get you outdoors. Visit Playa de Spratt Bight and Playa Charquitos for some beach relaxation. Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Manglares de Old Point National Park. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cayo El Acuario, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cocoplum Bay, step off the mainland to explore Johnny Cay, and explore the striking landscape at Hoyo Soplador.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Andres Island travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Brasilia to San Andres Island takes 11.5 hours. Traveling from Brasilia to San Andres Island, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brasilia in September, San Andres Island is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
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La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita
Cayo El Acuario ©
Cayo El Acuario
Scuba & Snorkeling

9
nights
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.
Visiting Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and Jardin Botanico en Machu Pichu will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Salinas de Maras and Choquequirao Archeological Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Machu Picchu: Santuario Nacional de Ampay (in Abancay), Moray (in Maras) and Ollantaytambo (Qosqo Ayllu, ALQA - Gallery of Andean Expressions, &more). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Sacred Valley of the Incas, take some stellar pictures from Intipuncu, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Virgen Del Carmen, and ponder the world of politics at Serpost.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Machu Picchu trip site.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from San Andres Island to Machu Picchu takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ollantaytambo, Maras, Banos Termales de Cocalmayo, Santuario Nacional de Ampay, Choquequirao Archeological Park
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras
Sacred Valley of the Incas ©
Sacred Valley of the Incas

13
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cemiterio de Recoleta and Parque 3 de Febrero. Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Peru Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Nine Shopping (in Moreno), Reserva Natural Urbana (in Castelar) and Parque Nacional Ciervo de los Pantanos (in Campana). Saddle up on the 6th (Sun) and explore with a tour on horseback. There's still lots to do: stop by Puerto Madero, take a stroll through Palermo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Calle Defensa, and admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Buenos Aires tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Machu Picchu to Buenos Aires by combination of train, bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 14 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Machu Picchu to Buenos Aires due to the time zone difference. In September in Buenos Aires, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Nine Shopping, Reserva Natural Urbana, Parque Nacional Ciervo de los Pantanos, Reserva Natural Municipal Santa Catalina, Museo de arte Tigre
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta

10
nights
Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia ©
Often called the "End of the World" because of its position on the southernmost tip of South America, the expanding city of Ushuaia serves as both a busy commercial port and attractive tourist hub.
Get in touch with nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park and Cerro Castor (Castor Mount). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ushuaia: Tierra del Fuego National Park (Senda Costera & Unidad Postal Del Fin Mundo) and Tolhuin (Cerro Jeujepen & Complejo Del Ecotono). Spend the 15th (Tue) exploring nature at Senda Pampa Alta. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Estancia Tunel, kick back and relax at Playa Larga, contemplate the waterfront views at Bahia Lapataia, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Ushuaia Bay.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ushuaia vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Buenos Aires in October, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Ushuaia: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tierra del Fuego National Park, Tolhuin
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Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Glacier Martial ©
Glacier Martial
Ushuaia Bay ©
Ushuaia Bay

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