34 days in Paraguay Itinerary

34 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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Encarnacion
— 3 nights
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San Cosme y Damian
— 1 night
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San Ignacio
— 1 night
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Pilar
— 2 nights
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Trinidad
— 2 nights
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Ciudad Del Este
— 8 nights
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Pedro Juan Caballero
— 3 nights
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San Bernardino
— 3 nights
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Asuncion
— 10 nights

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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 Ruinas de Jesús and Parroquia Catedral Nuestra Senora. Popular historic sites such as Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay and Iglesia Nuestra Senora de la Inmaculada Concepcion are in your itinerary. Step out of Encarnacion to go to Carmen Del Parana and see Playa Tacuary, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at National Park Cordillera San Rafael. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with San Jose Beach, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Ortodoxa San Jorge.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Encarnacion trip planning tool.

Montevideo, Uruguay to Encarnacion is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Uruguay Standard Time (UYT) to Paraguay Standard Time (PYT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Montevideo in June, expect Encarnacion to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Cosme y Damian.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

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San Jose Beach
4.4

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San Cosme y Damian

San Cosme y Damian ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): 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 traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the San Cosme y Damian tour planner.

Drive from Encarnacion to San Cosme y Damian in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Encarnacion to San Cosme y Damian due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in San Cosme y Damian are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to San Ignacio.

Things to do in San Cosme y Damian

Nature · Parks
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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 3rd (Wed), examine the collection at Museo Diocesano de Santa Maria de Fe and then take an in-depth tour of Museo Diocesano de San Ignacio Guazu.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Ignacio travel itinerary planner.

Drive from San Cosme y Damian to San Ignacio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Cosme y Damian to San Ignacio due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pilar.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Museums

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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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Pilar, then examine the collection at Museo Cabildo de Pilar, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Alberzoni.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pilar day trip planning site.

Drive from San Ignacio to Pilar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Ignacio to Pilar. In July, daytime highs in Pilar are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You'll set off for Trinidad on the 5th (Fri).

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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Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Trinidad is a town in the Itapúa department of Paraguay. On the 6th (Sat), make a trip to Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Ecologico Ita Cajon and then steep yourself in history at La Santisima Trinidad De Parana.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Trinidad online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Pilar to Trinidad by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time to Paraguay Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. July in Trinidad sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Trinidad

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Catedral de San Blas and Iglesia del Espiitu Santo are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Museo de la Tierra Guarani and Museo El Mensu capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ciudad Del Este: Monumento Cientifico Moises Bertoni (in Presidente Franco) and Refugio Tati Yupi (in Hernandarias). There's still lots to do: hit all the best shops with Monalisa Paraguay, get outside with Lago de la Republica, admire the sheer force of Saltos del Monday, and browse the different shops at Nissei.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Ciudad Del Este online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Ciudad Del Este takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 July, daytime highs in Ciudad Del Este are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Pedro Juan Caballero.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Shopping · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Saltos del Monday
4.5
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Shopping Mall
Nissei
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Shopping Mall
Shopping Paris
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Pedro Juan Caballero

Pedro Juan Caballero ©
Home to a famous shopping center, Pedro Juan Cabellero welcomes visitors looking for deals on clothing, electronics, furniture, and many other consumer goods.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Shopping China Importados and Shopping Planet Outlet. Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Cerro Cora. The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Studio Center Importados and stroll around Plaza San Roque de Santa Cruz.

Make your Pedro Juan Caballero itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Ciudad Del Este to Pedro Juan Caballero by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ciudad Del Este to Pedro Juan Caballero is minus 1 hour. In July in Pedro Juan Caballero, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Bernardino.

Things to do in Pedro Juan Caballero

Parks · Nature · Shopping
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Department Store
Shopping China Importados
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Shopping Mall
Shopping Planet Outlet
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San Bernardino

San Bernardino ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Eco Reserva Mbatovi and Lago Ypacarai. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Gaspar Rodriguez De Francia and Catedral Virgen de Caacupe. Change things up with these side-trips from San Bernardino: Museo Historico Comandante Pedro Pablo Caballero (in Piribebuy), Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron (in Yaguaron) and Parque Nacional Vapor Cue (in Caraguatay). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Aventura Xtrema and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Natividad de Maria.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Bernardino tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Pedro Juan Caballero to San Bernardino by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Asuncion.

Things to do in San Bernardino

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Outdoor Activity
Lago Ypacarai
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Parque Nu Guasu and Cerro Nemby. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo del Barro and Cultural Center of the Republic. Explore Asuncion's surroundings by going to Museo Mitologico Ramon Elias (in Capiata), Vivant (in Lambare) and Catedral de San Lorenzo (in San Lorenzo). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero, take an in-depth tour of Gran Hotel del Paraguay, browse the different shops at Paseo La Galeria, and steep yourself in history at Casa de la Independencia.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Asuncion online attractions planner.

Getting from San Bernardino to Asuncion by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Asuncion

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Must see
Museo del Barro
4.5
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Historic Site
Casa de la Independencia
4.3
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Shopping
Shopping del Sol
4.3

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