9 days in Foz do Iguacu, Asuncion & Buenos Aires Itinerary

9 days in Foz do Iguacu, Asuncion & Buenos Aires Itinerary

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9 days in Foz do Iguacu, Asuncion & Buenos Aires Itinerary

Start: Londrina, Brazil
bus:  8​h 45​min
1
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 3 nights
bus:  4​h 30​min
2
Asuncion, Paraguay
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Londrina, Brazil

3
nights
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.
Buddhist Temple and Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Ecomuseu de Itaipu and Dreamland Foz. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, take in the views from Ponte Internacional da Amizade, admire the engineering at Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bela Vista Ecological Refuge.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu road trip planner.

Londrina to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Foz do Iguacu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Asuncion.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Buddhist Temple ©
Buddhist Temple
Triple Frontier ©
Triple Frontier

2
nights
Asuncion, Paraguay

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, contemplate the long history of Casa de la Independencia, examine the collection at Museo del Cabildo, ponder the world of politics at Palacio de López, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de las Americas, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo del Barro. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping del Sol, get engrossed in the history at Gran Hotel del Paraguay, make a trip to Costanera de Asuncion, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Maria Auxiliadora, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Natividad de Maria.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Asuncion trip builder .

Do a combination of car and flight from Foz do Iguacu to Asuncion in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Asuncion is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Asuncion

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Iglesia Natividad de Maria
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Casa de la Independencia ©
Casa de la Independencia
Museo del Barro ©
Museo del Barro
Iglesia Natividad de Maria ©
Iglesia Natividad de Maria

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Centro Municipal de Arte de Avellaneda and then wander the streets of La Boca. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Estadio Alberto J. Armando (La Bombonera), see the interesting displays at Museo de la Pasion Boquense, appreciate the extensive heritage of Calle Museo Caminito, then see the interesting displays at Fundacion Proa, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo de Bellas Artes de la Boca de Artistas Argentinos.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Asuncion to Buenos Aires by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Paraguay Time (PYT) to Argentine Time (ART) is 1 hour. Traveling from Asuncion in September, things will get a bit cooler in Buenos Aires: highs are around 20°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Centro Municipal de Arte de Avellaneda
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La Boca
La Boca
Fundacion Proa ©
Fundacion Proa
Calle Museo Caminito ©
Calle Museo Caminito

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