14 days in Paraguay Itinerary

14 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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Ciudad Del Este
— 3 nights
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Asuncion
— 4 nights
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Pilar
— 1 night
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San Ignacio
— 1 night
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San Cosme y Damian
— 1 night
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Encarnacion
— 3 nights

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Ciudad Del Este

Ciudad Del Este ©

Supermarket of South America

The commercial center of eastern Paraguay, busy Ciudad Del Este serves primarily as a shopping destination for Argentines and Brazilians.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo de la Tierra Guarani and Monumento Cientifico Moises Bertoni. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to PRESA DE ITAIPU, look for gifts at Shopping Del Este Paraguay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Blas, and browse the different shops at SAX.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ciudad Del Este trip builder app.

Mar del Plata, Argentina to Ciudad Del Este is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, Ciudad Del Este is somewhat warmer than Mar del Plata - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Asuncion.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Nature

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PRESA DE ITAIPU
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Specialty Museum
Museo de la Tierra Guarani
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Asuncion

Asuncion ©

Mother of Cities

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Casa de la Independencia and Museo de la Estacion Central del Ferrocarril Carlos Antonio Lopez. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo del Barro and Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Asuncion: Eco Reserva Mbatovi (in Paraguari) and Museo Gaspar Rodriguez De Francia (in Yaguaron). There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Palacio de López, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, don't miss a visit to Costanera de Asuncion, and shop like a local with Shopping del Sol.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Asuncion trip planning tool.

Drive from Ciudad Del Este to Asuncion in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Paraguay Standard Time (PYT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Pilar.

Things to do in Asuncion

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Art Museum
Museo del Barro
4.5

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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. On the 14th (Wed), examine the collection at Museo Alberzoni, then examine the collection at Museo Cabildo de Pilar, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Pilar.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pilar attractions planner.

Drive from Asuncion to Pilar in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Paraguay Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to San Ignacio.

Things to do in Pilar

Museums · Historic Sites
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Specialty Museum
Museo Cabildo de Pilar
5.0
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History Museum
Museo Alberzoni
4.3

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San Ignacio

San Ignacio ©
San Ignacio, also known as San Ignacio Guazú, is a city and district in the Misiones Department of Paraguay, located 225km from Asunción.HistoryIt was founded on December 29, 1609 by the Jesuit Priests Marcial de Lorenzana and Francisco de San Martín, accompany by Cacique Arapysandú, who took them to his lands, where they built an altar and celebrated the first mass.The Jesuit Mission was established officially in 1610 with the name of “San Ignacio Guazú” so it wouldn’t be confused with another mission “San Ignacio Miní” in Misiones, Argentina. On the 15th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Museo Diocesano de San Ignacio Guazu and then see the interesting displays at Museo Diocesano de Santa Maria de Fe.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our San Ignacio online tour planner.

Getting from Pilar to San Ignacio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pilar to San Ignacio. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Cosme y Damian.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Museums

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San Cosme y Damian

San Cosme y Damian ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas de San Cosme y Damian and then make a trip to Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Cosme y Damian day trip planner.

You can drive from San Ignacio to San Cosme y Damian in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Ignacio to San Cosme y Damian is 1 hour. In August in San Cosme y Damian, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Encarnacion.

Things to do in San Cosme y Damian

Nature · Parks
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Encarnacion

Encarnacion ©

Pearl of the South

Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
Do some cultural sightseeing at La Santisima Trinidad De Parana and Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue. Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay and Ruinas de Jesús will appeal to history buffs. When in Encarnacion, make a side trip to see Parque Ecologico Ita Cajon in Trinidad, approximately Trinidad away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Catedral Nuestra Senora, enjoy the sand and surf at San Jose Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Ortodoxa San Jorge, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Encarnacion journey planner.

Traveling by car from San Cosme y Damian to Encarnacion takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time to Paraguay Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Encarnacion can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips