60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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60 days in South America Itinerary

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
Drive + Fly:  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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves and Pontao do Lago Sul. Escape the urban bustle at Brasilia National Park and Paraiso na Terra Reserva Ecologica. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brasilia: Parque Municipal do Itiquira (in Formosa), Chapada Imperial (in Brazlandia) and Luziania (Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Rosario & Clube Pescar). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo da Boa Vontade, pause for some photo ops at Memorial JK, and take in the views from JK Bridge.

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Goiania to Brasilia is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Goiania in August, expect Brasilia to be little chillier, temps between 33°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Brasilia

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Brazlandia, Luziania, Parque Municipal do Itiquira
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Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves ©
Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Santuario Dom Bosco ©
Santuario Dom Bosco

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.
Visit Playa de San Luis and Cocoplum Bay for some beach relaxation. Primera Iglesia Bautista and Parque Tematico El Pueblito Isleno San Andres are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Manglares de Old Point National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at La Piscinita, enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Suroeste, stroll through Playa de Spratt Bight, and explore the fascinating underground world of Morgan's Cave.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Andres Island trip planner .

You can fly from Brasilia to San Andres Island in 13.5 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Colombia Time (COT), which is usually a -2 hour 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) to allow enough time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Playa de San Luis ©
Playa de San Luis
La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita
Cayo El Acuario ©
Cayo El Acuario

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and Salinas de Maras. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sacred Valley of the Incas and Choquequirao Archeological Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Ollantaytambo (Qosqo Ayllu, ALQA - Gallery of Andean Expressions, & more), Santuario Nacional de Ampay (in Abancay) and Moray (in Maras). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Winay Wayna, don't miss a visit to Intipuncu, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Virgen Del Carmen, and admire the sheer force of Catarata Perolniyoc.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Machu Picchu online holiday planner .

Do a combination of flight, bus, and train from San Andres Island to Machu Picchu in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ollantaytambo, Maras, Catarata Perolniyoc, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Choquequirao Archeological Park
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Parque 3 de Febrero and Parque Nacional Ciervo de los Pantanos. Get some cultural insight at Puerto Madero and Plaza de Mayo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Buenos Aires: Reserva Natural Urbana (in Castelar), Museo de arte Tigre (in Tigre) and Nine Shopping (in Moreno). Spend the 3rd (Thu) on the water with a fishing tour. Saddle up on the 6th (Sun) and explore with a tour on horseback. The adventure continues: make a trip to Recoleta Cemetery, take a stroll through Recoleta, get a taste of the local shopping with Palermo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of La Boca.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires trip maker .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Machu Picchu to Buenos Aires takes 22.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Machu Picchu to Buenos Aires, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Peru Beach, Museo de arte Tigre, Nine Shopping, Reserva Natural Urbana, Parque Nacional Ciervo de los Pantanos
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes ©
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

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.
Visiting Parque Nacional Tierra del Fuego and Estancia Tunel will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Ushuaia side-trips: Tolhuin (Cerro Jeujepen & Complejo Del Ecotono). Spend the 15th (Tue) exploring nature at Senda Pampa Alta. Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Senda Costera. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Alarken Nature Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Larga, contemplate the waterfront views at Bahia Lapataia, and experience the excitement of Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ushuaia trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in October, plan for a bit cooler days and much 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 enough time to 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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