11 days in Paraguay Itinerary

11 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
1
Ciudad Del Este
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Salto del Guaira
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 45 min
3
Encarnacion
— 1 day
Bus:  4 h 15 min
4
Pilar
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
Asuncion
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Sao Paulo

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Museo Planet 3D and Shopping Paris. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lago de la Republica and Scientific Monument Moises Santiago Bertoni. Change things up with a short trip to Monumento Cientifico Moises Bertoni in Presidente Franco (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to PRESA DE ITAIPU, stop by Monalisa Paraguay, buy something for everyone on your list at SAX, and admire the sheer force of Saltos del Monday.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ciudad Del Este online sightseeing planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Ciudad Del Este is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also take a bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Salto del Guaira.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Shopping Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trip

Presidente Franco
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Monalisa Paraguay ©
Monalisa Paraguay
Museo Planet 3D ©
Museo Planet 3D
Monumento Cientifico Moises Bertoni ©
Monumento Cientifico Moises Bertoni

1
night
Salto del Guaira

Salto del Guaira ©
A haven for bargain hunters, Salto del Guaira is home to numerous shopping centers offering discounts on a huge array of consumer goods.
On the 9th (Tue), appreciate the history behind Monumento de los 7 Saltos, thenbrowse the different shops at Mercosur Shopping Mall, and then look for gifts at Mapy Shopping.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Salto del Guaira trip planner.

You can drive from Ciudad Del Este to Salto del Guaira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ciudad Del Este to Salto del Guaira. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Encarnacion.

Things to do in Salto del Guaira

Shopping
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Mapy Shopping ©
Mapy Shopping
Monumento de los 7 Saltos ©
Monumento de los 7 Saltos
Mercosur Shopping Mall ©
Mercosur Shopping Mall

1
day
Encarnacion

Encarnacion ©
Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get outside with San Jose Beach, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay, and then explore the ancient world of Ruinas de Jesús.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Encarnacion itinerary app.

You can drive from Salto del Guaira to Encarnacion in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Encarnacion are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Pilar.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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San Jose Beach ©
San Jose Beach

1
day
Pilar

Pilar ©
Pilar is the capital city of the Paraguayan department of Ñeembucú, located along the Paraguay River in the southwestern part of the country. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo Cabildo de Pilar, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Pilar, and then take an in-depth tour of Museo Alberzoni.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pilar vacation planner.

Traveling by bus from Encarnacion to Pilar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Encarnacion to Pilar due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Asuncion.

Things to do in Pilar

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Cabildo de Pilar ©
Museo Cabildo de Pilar
Museo Alberzoni ©
Museo Alberzoni

4
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Costanera de Asuncion and The National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin Our Lady Saint Mary of the Asuncion will thrill your kids. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cultural Center of the Republic and Iglesia de la Santisima Trinidad. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Asuncion: Yaguaron (Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron & Museo Gaspar Rodriguez De Francia). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Parque Nu Guasu, make a trip to Avenida Mariscal Lopez, get engrossed in the history at Gran Hotel del Paraguay, and get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping del Sol.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Asuncion trip planner.

Getting from Pilar to Asuncion by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Pilar to Asuncion, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Asuncion

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yaguaron
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Parque Nu Guasu ©
Parque Nu Guasu
Cultural Center of the Republic ©
Cultural Center of the Republic

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