29 days in Paraguay Itinerary

29 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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Asuncion
— 14 nights
Drive
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San Bernardino
— 1 night
Drive
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Ybycui
— 1 night
Drive
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San Cosme y Damian
— 1 night
Drive
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Encarnacion
— 3 nights
Drive
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Trinidad
— 1 night
Drive
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Ciudad Del Este
— 7 nights
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Asuncion

— 14 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Casa de la Independencia and Museum of Fine Arts (Museo de Bellas Artes). Step out of the city life by going to Parque de la Salud and Playa De Aregua. Venture out of the city with trips to Vivant (in Lambare), Museo Mitologico Ramon Elias (in Capiata) and Cerro Nemby (in Nemby). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at Calle 11 - spa urbano, try to win big at Casino Guarani, get engrossed in the history at Gran Hotel del Paraguay, and get outside with Parque Nu Guasu.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Asuncion online visit planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Silvio Pettirossi International Airport. May in Asuncion sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Bernardino.

Things to do in Asuncion

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

San Bernardino

— 1 night
A town of less than 10,000 people, San Bernardino has the look and feel of a resort town, with attractive, lakeside buildings and a well-maintained commercial center.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Bioparque Yrupe, get outside with Lago Ypacarai, then head outdoors with Aventura Xtrema, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Virgen de Caacupe.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Bernardino day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Asuncion to San Bernardino takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Ybycui.

Things to do in San Bernardino

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ybycui

— 1 night
Ybycuí is a Paraguayan rural community of the department of Paraguari, located 120 km away from Asunción, and 40 km from the Ruta una (Route 1).ToponimicsIts name means “ Sandy “ in Guaraní.GeographyYbycuí is located 122 km away from Asunción.WeatherThe average year temperature is 21 C, the maximum 39 C and the minimum 2 C.DemographyYbycuí has a total of 20.887 inhabitants, from which, 10.756 are male and 10.131 are female, according to the last census of 2002. On the 16th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Ybycui and then brush up on your military savvy at La Rosada.

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Traveling by car from San Bernardino to Ybycui takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Ybycui sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 60°F at night. You will leave for San Cosme y Damian on the 17th (Sun).

Things to do in Ybycui

Nature · Parks · Museums
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San Cosme y Damian

— 1 night
On the 18th (Mon), make a trip to Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian and then take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas de San Cosme y Damian.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Cosme y Damian vacation planning tool.

Drive from Ybycui to San Cosme y Damian in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ybycui to San Cosme y Damian due to the time zone difference. May in San Cosme y Damian sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F at night. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Encarnacion.

Things to do in San Cosme y Damian

Nature · Parks
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Encarnacion

— 3 nights

Pearl of the South

Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
Step off the beaten path and head to Playa Tacuary and Iglesia Nuestra Senora de la Inmaculada Concepcion. Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay and Parroquia Catedral Nuestra Senora are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 21st (Thu) exploring nature at National Park Cordillera San Rafael. There's more to do: explore the ancient world of Ruinas de Jesús and get outside with San Jose Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Encarnacion trip itinerary maker website.

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 (ART) to Paraguay Standard Time (PYT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. May in Encarnacion sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Trinidad

— 1 night
Trinidad is a town in the Itapúa department of Paraguay. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of La Santisima Trinidad De Parana, then take a peaceful walk through Parque Ecologico Ita Cajon, and then explore the ancient world of Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Trinidad itinerary website.

You can drive from Encarnacion to Trinidad in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Trinidad

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Ciudad Del Este

— 7 nights

Supermarket of South America

The commercial center of eastern Paraguay, busy Ciudad Del Este serves primarily as a shopping destination for Argentines and Brazilians.
Get some cultural insight at Catedral de San Blas and Museo de la Tierra Guarani. Escape the urban bustle at Lago de la Republica and Parque Aventura Monday. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ciudad Del Este: Nacunday Falls (in Nacunday) and Refugio Tati Yupi (in Hernandarias). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to PRESA DE ITAIPU, try to win big at Casino Acaray, browse the different shops at Shopping Paris, and look for gifts at Shopping Del Este Paraguay.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Ciudad Del Este tour itinerary builder website.

Getting from Trinidad to Ciudad Del Este by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Trinidad to Ciudad Del Este due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Fun & Games · Shopping · Casinos · Parks

Side Trips

Paraguay travel guide

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Landmarks · Shopping Malls · Gift & Specialty Shops
Heart of South America
Divided in half by its eponymous river, Paraguay is a land of contrasts, especially between its lush eastern region where most of the population lives and the arid west, filled with rustic villages and old Jesuit colonies. Although under Spanish rule for three centuries and with a recent history of dictatorships and wars, Paraguay retained its native Guarani culture, with more than 80 percent of population of indigenous heritage. You'll find plenty of things to do in Paraguay, from touring cosmopolitan cities and quaint Jesuit colonies, to browsing affordable arts and crafts stores and sailing on rivers that crisscross the diverse natural landscape that makes up this landlocked nation.