58 days in South America Itinerary

58 days in South America Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Brasilia, Brazil
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
4
Paraguari, Paraguay
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
7
San Agustin del Valle Fertil, Argentina
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
8
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 4 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
9
Puerto Madryn, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
10
Maldonado, Uruguay
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
11
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
12
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 8 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

6
nights
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Visit Capela de Sao Pedro and Ruínas do Antigo Presídio for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shark Museum and Aberto da Tartaruga Marinha de Fernando de Noronha Museum. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos, take an in-depth tour of Fernando de Noronha Memorial, and contemplate the long history of Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha journey planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Fernando de Noronha, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Shark Museum ©
Shark Museum

6
nights
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ricardo Brennand Institute and Capela Dourada. Museum-lovers will appreciate Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand and Museu das Tartarugas - ONG Ecoassociados. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto de Galinhas: Gales de Maragogi (in Maragogi), Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande (in Barra Grande) and Recife (Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue & Museu da Cidade do Recife - Forte das Cinco Pontas). Next up on the itinerary: see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, take some stellar pictures from Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao do Outeiro, and stroll around Sagui Project.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas tour itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Recife, Maragogi
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Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas ©
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas
Ricardo Brennand Institute ©
Ricardo Brennand Institute
Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand ©
Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand

5
nights
Brasilia, Brazil

Brasilia ©
Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Catedral Metropolitana and Memorial JK. Let the collections at Espaco Lucio Costa and Experiences Library capture your imagination. Take a break from Brasilia with a short trip to Clube Pescar in Luziania, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Pontao do Lago Sul, look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Olhos D'agua, admire the striking features of Templo da Boa Vontade, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Brasilia journey maker app.

Fly from Porto de Galinhas to Brasilia in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Brasilia, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paraguari.

Things to do in Brasilia

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Clube Pescar
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Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves ©
Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves
Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Pontao do Lago Sul ©
Pontao do Lago Sul

2
nights
Paraguari, Paraguay

Paraguari ©
Paraguarí is a city, distrito and capital of Paraguarí Department in Paraguay, located 66 km from the country’s capital, Asunción. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Eco Reserva Mbatovi, see the interesting displays at Museo Gaspar Rodriguez De Francia, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): admire the sheer force of Salto Cristal.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paraguari online trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Brasilia to Paraguari. The time zone difference when traveling from Brasilia to Paraguari is minus 1 hour. September in Paraguari sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Paraguari

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Yaguaron
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Eco Reserva Mbatovi ©
Eco Reserva Mbatovi
Salto Cristal ©
Salto Cristal
Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron ©
Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron

2
nights
Iguazu National Park, Argentina

Iguazu National Park ©
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
On the 22nd (Tue), admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, thenadmire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then head off the coast to Isla San Martin.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Iguazu National Park trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Paraguari to Iguazu National Park in 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Paraguay Standard Time (PYT) to Argentina Standard Time (ART), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Iguazu National Park can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin

7
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cemiterio de Recoleta and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. La Boca and Palacio Barolo will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Buenos Aires: Museo de arte Tigre (in Tigre) and Reserva Natural Urbana (in Castelar). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, take an in-depth tour of El Zanjon de Granados, examine the collection at Museo Evita, and contemplate the long history of Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo.

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Traveling by flight from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Iguazu National Park in September; daily highs in Buenos Aires reach 20°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to San Agustin del Valle Fertil.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Museo de arte Tigre, Reserva Natural Urbana
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Plaza de Mayo ©
Plaza de Mayo
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes ©
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

1
night
San Agustin del Valle Fertil, Argentina

San Agustin del Valle Fertil ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): examine the collection at Museo Piedras del Mundo and then walk around Provincial Ischigualasto Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Agustin del Valle Fertil driving holiday tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Buenos Aires to San Agustin del Valle Fertil. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in San Agustin del Valle Fertil

Museums Nature Parks
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Provincial Ischigualasto Park ©
Provincial Ischigualasto Park
Museo Piedras del Mundo ©
Museo Piedras del Mundo

4
nights
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
Go for a jaunt from San Carlos de Bariloche to San Martin de los Andes to see Pozones de Caleufu about 1h 55 min away. Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, trek along Circuito Chico, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche route maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Agustin del Valle Fertil to San Carlos de Bariloche. October in San Carlos de Bariloche sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Pozones de Caleufu
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio and Compania Mercantil de Chubut. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Peninsula Valdes, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and deepen your understanding at Ecocentro.

Start your trip to Puerto Madryn by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to Puerto Madryn by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Maldonado.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Compania Mercantil de Chubut, Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio, Punta Tombo
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Punta Tombo ©
Punta Tombo
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio ©
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio
Peninsula Valdes ©
Peninsula Valdes

5
nights
Maldonado, Uruguay

Maldonado ©
One of the larger cities in the country, Maldonado draws visitors primarily interested in the city's coastline and the wider region's beaches.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo – Taller de Casapueblo and Museo del Mar. You'll explore and learn at Museo de Replicas en Miniaturas and Museo Vivo del Titere. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maldonado: Minas (Santuario Nacional Nuestra Senora del Verdun, Cerro Arequita, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este, take some stellar pictures from Mirador Punta Ballena, stroll through Playa Mansa, and pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla San Rafael.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Maldonado trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Puerto Madryn to Maldonado in 10.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Maldonado

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Punta del Este, Minas
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Parque Salto del Penitente ©
Parque Salto del Penitente
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Museo del Mar ©
Museo del Mar

5
nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo and Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida and Paulista Avenue. Explore Sao Paulo's surroundings by going to Aparecida (Professor Jose Luiz Pasin Municipal Museum & Memorial da Devocao Nossa Senhora Aparecida) and Associação Cultural Nossa Senhora de Fátima (in Caieiras). There's much more to do: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, see the interesting displays at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo, engage your brain at Catavento Cultural e Educacional, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bosque das Cerejeiras.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo trip planner.

You can fly from Maldonado to Sao Paulo in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Maldonado in October; daily highs in Sao Paulo reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Aparecida, Associação Cultural Nossa Senhora de Fátima
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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

8
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer and Copacabana Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ilha Fiscal and Parque Lage. Change things up with these side-trips from Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Museu de Porcelana de Petropolis, Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, &more) and Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi (in Niteroi). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, learn about all things military at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip app.

Fly from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rio de Janeiro, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Petropolis, Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

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