8 days in Paraguay Itinerary

8 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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8 days in Paraguay Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Asuncion
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Encarnacion
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Ciudad Del Este
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Louisville

1
night
Asuncion

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.
On the 4th (Mon), hunt for treasures at Mercado La Recova and then don't miss a visit to Costanera de Asuncion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): meet the residents at Botanical Garden and Zoo (Jardin Botanico y Zoologico), contemplate the long history of Casa de la Independencia, and then ponder the world of politics at Palacio de López.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Asuncion trip planner.

Louisville, USA to Asuncion is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Asuncion. In May, daytime highs in Asuncion are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Encarnacion.

Things to do in Asuncion

Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites Parks
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Casa de la Independencia ©
Casa de la Independencia
Palacio de López ©
Palacio de López

3
nights
Encarnacion

Encarnacion ©
Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
Bring the kids along to San Jose Beach and Playa Tacuary. La Santisima Trinidad De Parana and Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay will appeal to history buffs. Explore Encarnacion's surroundings by going to Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue (in Jesus de Tavarangue) and Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian (in San Cosme y Damian). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Ruinas de Jesús and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia Catedral Nuestra Senora.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Encarnacion trip planner.

Traveling by car from Asuncion to Encarnacion takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and car. In May in Encarnacion, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Tacuary, Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue, La Santisima Trinidad De Parana, Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian
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La Santisima Trinidad De Parana ©
La Santisima Trinidad De Parana
Ruinas de Jesús ©
Ruinas de Jesús

2
nights
Ciudad Del Este

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 9th (Sat), make a trip to PRESA DE ITAIPU, then fly down the slopes at Snow Park, and then have some family-friendly fun at Museo Planet 3D.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ciudad Del Este trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Encarnacion to Ciudad Del Este in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone changes from Paraguay Time (PYT) to Brasilia Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Ciudad Del Este sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Fun & Games Outdoors Winter Sports
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Museo Planet 3D ©
Museo Planet 3D
Snow Park ©
Snow Park
PRESA DE ITAIPU ©
PRESA DE ITAIPU

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