11 days in South America Itinerary

11 days in South America Itinerary

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Montevideo, Uruguay
— 1 night
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Ushuaia, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Stanley, Falkland Islands
— 1 night
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Santiago, Chile
— 3 nights

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Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
On the 7th (Fri), visit Pocitos. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Montevideo, then visit Ciudad Vieja, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, and finally go for a walk through Rambla de Montevideo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Montevideo road trip tool.

Vancouver, Canada to Montevideo is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Montevideo is 5 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in August, things will get slightly colder in Montevideo: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Neighborhood
Ciudad Vieja
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©

Queen of La Plata

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, then stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Japones, admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, then admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo, then take a stroll through Puerto Madero, and finally ponder the world of politics at Casa Rosada.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires trip tool.

You can fly from Montevideo to Buenos Aires in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. In August, daytime highs in Buenos Aires are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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Puerto Madero
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Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia ©

End of the World

Often called the "End of the World" because of its position on the southernmost tip of South America, the expanding city of Ushuaia serves as both a busy commercial port and attractive tourist hub.
On the 11th (Tue), hit the slopes at Cerro Castor (Castor Mount), see Off-Road Tours, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia online road trip planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. While traveling from Buenos Aires, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Ushuaia, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports
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Helicopter Tour
Helicopter Tours
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
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Stanley, Falkland Islands

Stanley ©
Founded in 1843, Stanley serves as the capital of the Falkland Islands yet still exudes its rural charm.
On the 13th (Thu), stroll the grounds of Stanley Military Cemetery and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Longdon.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Stanley journey builder.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Ushuaia to Stanley in 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Stanley can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Stanley

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Mountain
Mount Longdon
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Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©

City of the Island Hills

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, walk around Cerro Santa Lucia, and then stop by Patio Bellavista. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Central Market (Mercado Central), admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), then examine the collection at La Chascona, and finally go for a walk through Plaza de Armas.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Santiago trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Stanley to Santiago in 11.5 hours. The time zone changes from Falkland Islands Standard Time to Chile Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santiago

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Must see
Cerro Santa Lucia
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Patio Bellavista
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