23 days in South America Itinerary

23 days in South America Itinerary

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Asuncion, Paraguay
— 1 night
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Montevideo, Uruguay
— 2 nights
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Santiago, Chile
— 1 night
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Ancud, Chile
— 3 nights
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Cusco, Peru
— 3 nights
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 1 night
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Bogota, Colombia
— 3 nights

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Asuncion, Paraguay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Palacio de López, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, make a trip to Plaza de las Americas, then browse the range of quality goods at Paseo La Galeria, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping del Sol. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Torre Icono, appreciate the history behind The National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin Our Lady Saint Mary of the Asuncion, explore the world behind art at Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero, then examine the collection at Museo de la Estacion Central del Ferrocarril Carlos Antonio Lopez, then examine the collection at Cultural Center of the Republic, and finally contemplate the long history of Casa de la Independencia.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Asuncion trip builder app.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Asuncion is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Paraguay Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In November, daily temperatures in Asuncion can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Asuncion

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Casa de la Independencia ©
Casa de la Independencia
Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero ©
Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero
Paseo La Galeria ©
Paseo La Galeria

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Cemiterio de Recoleta and Plaza de Mayo are in your itinerary. Puerto Madero and Palermo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, steep yourself in history at Casa Rosada, and take a stroll through Recoleta.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Buenos Aires online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Asuncion to Buenos Aires takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Asuncion to Buenos Aires, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, Buenos Aires is a bit cooler than Asuncion - with highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes ©
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Montevideo, then stop by Ciudad Vieja, and then hunt for treasures at Mercado del Puerto. On your second day here, wander the streets of Pocitos, don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, then admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Salvo, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Azulejo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Montevideo trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Montevideo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Buenos Aires in November since evenings lows in Montevideo dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja
Mercado del Puerto ©
Mercado del Puerto
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

1
night
Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
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 18th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, get great views at San Cristóbal Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario de la Inmaculada Concepcion, and finally browse the different shops at Costanera Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de La Merced, examine the collection at La Chascona, and then hunt for treasures at Central Market (Mercado Central).

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Santiago travel tool.

You can fly from Montevideo to Santiago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Montevideo to Santiago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Ancud.

Things to do in Santiago

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
La Chascona ©
La Chascona

3
nights
Ancud, Chile

Ancud ©
A city of 40,000 people, Ancud was the capital of Chiloe Archipelago until it was superseded by the city of Castro in 1982.
On the 20th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Juan, then hunt for treasures at Feria Artesanal Dalcahue, and then make a trip to Fuerte San Antonio. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Parque Ecologico y Mitologico de Chiloe, explore the world behind art at Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Ancud, and finally expand your understanding of the military at Fuerte Ahui.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ancud trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Santiago to Ancud in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Ancud

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Dalcahue
Highlights from your plan
Museo Regional de Ancud ©
Museo Regional de Ancud
Iglesia San Juan ©
Iglesia San Juan
Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe ©
Museo de Las Iglesias de Chiloe

3
nights
Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Shop till you drop at Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco and Museo Maximo Laura. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sacsayhuaman and Plaza de Armas. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Centro Historico De Cusco, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Precolombino, learn and have fun at Rooftop Kitchen Peru, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cusco Cathedral.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cusco road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Ancud to Cusco with the Route module. Traveling from Ancud to Cusco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ancud in November, expect nights in Cusco to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Museums · Classes
Highlights from your plan
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Centro Historico De Cusco ©
Centro Historico De Cusco

1
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

Puerto Ayora ©
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Maki-Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Aymara, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Charles Darwin Research Station, and finally admire the masterpieces at Maprae.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Puerto Ayora day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Cusco to Puerto Ayora takes 19.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cusco in November: highs in Puerto Ayora hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Maprae
Highlights from your plan
Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
Galeria Aymara ©
Galeria Aymara
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve ©
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve

3
nights
Bogota, Colombia

Bogota ©
Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, learn more about the world around you at Museo Arqueologico, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monserrate. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, then take in the exciting artwork at DIBS by Culture Shock Colombia, and then see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro).

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bogota trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight from Puerto Ayora to Bogota in 12 hours. When traveling from Puerto Ayora in November, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Bogota: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira
Highlights from your plan
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica
Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira ©
Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira

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