31 days in South America Itinerary

31 days in South America Itinerary

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Sao Luis, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly
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Belem, Brazil
— 4 nights
Fly
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Macapa, Brazil
— 1 night
Drive
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Cayenne, French Guiana
— 4 nights
Fly
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Paramaribo, Suriname
— 4 nights
Fly
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Georgetown, Guyana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Boa Vista, Brazil
— 1 night
Fly
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Manaus, Brazil
— 4 nights
Fly
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Porto Velho, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rio Branco, Brazil
— 1 night

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Sao Luis, Brazil

City of Tiles

Located on the island of Ilha Upaon-Acu, state capital Sao Luis represents the largest city in Maranhao.
Sao Luis is known for historic sites, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Centro Histórico, admire the masterpieces at Museu Historico e Artistico do Maranhao, kick back and relax at Calhau Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lagoa da Jansen.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sao Luis road trip tool.

Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Belem.

Things to do in Sao Luis

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife
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Palacio dos Leoes ©
Historic Site
Palacio dos Leoes
4.6
Centro Histórico ©
World heritage site
Centro Histórico
2.5
Calhau Beach ©
Beach
Calhau Beach
3.0

4
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Belem, Brazil

City of Mango Trees

With its roots as the first European colony on the Amazon River, Belem has played an important part in the history of northern Brazil.
Belem is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Estacao das Docas, examine the collection at Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi, stop by Boulevard Shopping Belem, and stroll around Mangal das Garcas.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Belem trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Sao Luis to Belem by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. March in Belem sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Macapa.

Things to do in Belem

Side Trip

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1
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Macapa, Brazil

The Capital of the Middle of the World

The equator cuts right through Macapa, giving the town the playful moniker of "The Capital of the Middle of the World." The city is accessible by air and sea; it sits along the Amazon River very near where it reaches the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museu do Desenvolvimento Sustentavel, then don't miss a visit to Fortaleza de Sao Jose de Macapa, and then don't miss a visit to Jardim Marco Zero.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Macapa road trip planning site.

You can fly from Belem to Macapa in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cayenne.

Things to do in Macapa

Museums
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4
nights
Cayenne, French Guiana

The capital of French Guiana, Cayenne sits at the mouth of the Cayenne River on the department's Atlantic coast.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cayenne: Kourou (Les Iles du Salut, Centre d'Archeologie Amerindienne de Kourou, &more). And it doesn't end there: hike along Sentier des Salines, head outdoors with Sentier du Rorota, take a stroll through Place des Palmistes, and step off the mainland to explore Devil's Island.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cayenne road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Macapa to Cayenne takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paramaribo.

Things to do in Cayenne

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

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Devil's Island ©
Island
Devil's Island
4.0
Les Iles du Salut ©
Outdoor Activity
Les Iles du Salut
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Paramaribo, Suriname

Wooden City

With the chance to visit a World Heritage-listed inner city, tours of Paramaribo remain among the most culturally enriching things tourists can do in Suriname.
Explore Paramaribo's surroundings by going to Fort Nieuw Amsterdam (in Nieuw Amsterdam) and Peperpot Nature Park (in Meerzorg). There's lots more to do: stroll around Brownsberg Nature Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dutch reformed church, contemplate the long history of Fort Zeelandia, and take in the views from Jules Wijdenbosch Bridge.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paramaribo trip itinerary planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cayenne to Paramaribo. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Georgetown.

Things to do in Paramaribo

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Fort Zeelandia ©
Historic Site
Fort Zeelandia
4.1
Peperpot Nature Park
Nature / Park
Peperpot Nature Park
3.9

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Georgetown, Guyana

Garden City of the Caribbean

Guyana's capital and main urban area, Georgetown represents the starting point for many visits to the country.
Georgetown is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Kissing Bridge, explore the galleries of Guyana National Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Georgetown trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Paramaribo to Georgetown takes 5 hours. The time zone changes from Suriname Time (SRT) to Guyana Time (GYT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, daily temperatures in Georgetown can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Boa Vista.

Things to do in Georgetown

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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St. George's Cathedral ©
Architectural Building
St. George's Cathedral
4.3
Parliament Bldg ©
Government Building
Parliament Bldg
4.3

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Boa Vista, Brazil

The capital of the state of Roraima, and home to roughly half its population, the planned city of Boa Vista was established in 1890 and designed according to an innovative radial shape.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional do Monte Roraima. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Praca do Centro Civico Joaquim Nabuco and then make a trip to Orla Taumanan.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Boa Vista trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Georgetown to Boa Vista. When traveling from Georgetown in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Boa Vista, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Manaus.

Things to do in Boa Vista

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Orla Taumanan ©
Landmark
Orla Taumanan
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Manaus, Brazil

Paris of the Tropics

It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
Manaus is known for nightlife, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Meeting of Waters, don't miss a visit to Espaco Cultural Largo de Sao Sebastiao, meet the residents at CIGS Zoo, and look for all kinds of wild species at Arquipelago de Anavilhanas.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Manaus road trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Boa Vista to Manaus. When traveling from Boa Vista in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Manaus, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Porto Velho.

Things to do in Manaus

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Adventure
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Meeting of Waters ©
Must see
Meeting of Waters
4.7
Manauara Shopping ©
Shopping Mall
Manauara Shopping
4.6

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Porto Velho, Brazil

Not a feature on most tourist itineraries, Porto Velho can make an interesting stop when headed to Manaus by riverboat.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): look for gifts at Porto Velho Shopping, make a trip to Estrada De Ferro Madeira Mamore, then make a trip to As Tres Caixas D'Agua, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Sagrado Coracao de Jesus.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Porto Velho trip planning website.

You can fly from Manaus to Porto Velho in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Rio Branco.

Things to do in Porto Velho

Shopping · Historic Sites
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Porto Velho Shopping ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Porto Velho Shopping
4.2

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Rio Branco, Brazil

A valley town in northern Brazil, Rio Branco was founded by rubber tappers and maintains its historical connection to the plantations that began the original settlement.
On the 30th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Calcadao da Gameleira, ponder the world of politics at Palacio Rio Branco, and then make a trip to Praca da Revolucao. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Mercado do Bosque, stroll around Horto Florestal, then stroll around Parque da Maternidade, and finally examine the collection at Panteology Museum.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rio Branco planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto Velho to Rio Branco takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Porto Velho to Rio Branco. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C.

Things to do in Rio Branco

Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 30 — 31:
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Palacio Rio Branco ©
Government Building
Palacio Rio Branco
4.3
Mercado do Bosque ©
Landmark
Mercado do Bosque
4.2

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