9 days in Brazil, Argentina & Peru Itinerary

9 days in Brazil, Argentina & Peru Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 1 night
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 1 night
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 1 day
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Cusco, Peru
— 1 night
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Machu Picchu, Peru
— 1 night

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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.
On the 23rd (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, and finally catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach, thentake a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca, and then pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

Dallas, USA to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Dallas to Rio de Janeiro, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Dallas, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Rio de Janeiro, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Vale dos Dinossauros, take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, thenexamine the collection at Museu de Cera Dreamland, and finally contemplate the long history of Marco Das Tres Fronteiras.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, plan for little chillier nights in Foz do Iguacu, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Marco Das Tres Fronteiras ©
Marco Das Tres Fronteiras
Museu de Cera Dreamland ©
Museu de Cera Dreamland

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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.
On the 26th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and finally stop by Puerto Madero.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Buenos Aires vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Foz do Iguacu to Buenos Aires takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Foz do Iguacu in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Buenos Aires: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta

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Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, contemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas, trek along exploor, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Museo de Vida Monastica - Monasterio de Santa Catalina del Cusco, and finally contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cusco trip planner.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Cusco by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Cusco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Cusco. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

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exploor ©
exploor
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

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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.
On the 28th (Thu), witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes).

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Machu Picchu sightseeing planner.

Getting from Cusco to Machu Picchu by combination of bus and train takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu
Mandor ©
Mandor

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