8 days in Paraguay Itinerary

8 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Asuncion
— 1 night
2
Encarnacion
— 3 nights
3
Ciudad Del Este
— 2 nights

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), look for gifts at Mercado La Recova and then make a trip to Costanera de Asuncion. On your second day here, get to know the resident critters 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 photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Asuncion route planner.

Louisville, USA to Asuncion is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Asuncion is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Asuncion can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Encarnacion.

Things to do in Asuncion

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Casa de la Independencia ©
Casa de la Independencia
Palacio de López ©
Palacio de López

3
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Encarnacion

Encarnacion ©
Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
Kids will enjoy Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay and Parroquia Catedral Nuestra Senora. Ruinas de Jesús and Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Encarnacion side-trips: Playa Tacuary (in Carmen Del Parana), Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian (in San Cosme y Damian) and La Santisima Trinidad De Parana (in Trinidad). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at San Jose Beach.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Encarnacion trip planner.

Getting from Asuncion to Encarnacion by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus. May in Encarnacion sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): make a trip to PRESA DE ITAIPU, hit the slopes at Snow Park, and then have some family-friendly fun at Museo Planet 3D.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ciudad Del Este trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Encarnacion to Ciudad Del Este takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Encarnacion to Ciudad Del Este. In May, daytime highs in Ciudad Del Este are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

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