60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 7 nights
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Asuncion, Paraguay
— 5 nights
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 6 nights
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Puerto Madryn, Argentina
— 5 nights
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Ushuaia, Argentina
— 5 nights
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El Calafate, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile
— 3 nights
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Santiago, Chile
— 6 nights
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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 6 nights
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Cochabamba, Bolivia
— 3 nights
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Cusco, Peru
— 8 nights

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Step out of Rio de Janeiro to go to Penedo and see Clube Finlandia, which is approximately 3h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, admire the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, and don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron.

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Verona, Italy to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Verona in October; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Asuncion.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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5
nights
Asuncion, Paraguay

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Asuncion side-trips: Paraguari (Eco Reserva Mbatovi & Salto Cristal) and Catedral Virgen de Caacupe (in Caacupe). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Casa de la Independencia, get outside with Parque Nu Guasu, relax and rejuvenate at Namaste Spa Masculino, and make a trip to Costanera de Asuncion.

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Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Asuncion by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Asuncion due to the time zone difference. October in Asuncion sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Asuncion

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
Eco Reserva Mbatovi
4.7
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Historic Site
Casa de la Independencia
4.3

6
nights

San Carlos de Bariloche
Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, take a leisurely stroll along Isla Victoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parroquia San Eduardo, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Carlos de Bariloche trip builder app.

Getting from Asuncion to San Carlos de Bariloche by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Asuncion to San Carlos de Bariloche is 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Asuncion in October: high temperatures in San Carlos de Bariloche hover around 17°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Puerto Madryn.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
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Hiking Trail
Circuito Chico
4.4

5
nights
Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Puerto Madryn ©
Whales and penguins frolic in the waters of Puerto Madryn, one of Argentine Patagonia's most important port cities.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Puerto Madryn: Punta Tombo (in Dos Pozos), Trelew (Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio & Museo Pueblo de Luis) and Peke Sosa Avistajes (in Puerto Piramides). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Peninsula Valdes, identify plant and animal life at Ecocentro, get outside with Yellow Submarine, and take a leisurely stroll along Muelle Luis Piedra Buena.

Discover how to plan a Puerto Madryn trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Puerto Madryn takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Puerto Madryn

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Peninsula Valdes
4.5
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Natural History Museum
Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio
4.4
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Wildlife Area
Punta Tombo
4.8

5
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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.
Spend the 25th (Sun) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerro Castor (Castor Mount), see the world from above with a helicopter tour, explore the activities along Laguna Esmeralda, and see majestic marine mammals with Wayfinders.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ushuaia trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Puerto Madryn to Ushuaia in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October in Ushuaia, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to El Calafate.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
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Water Body
Canal Beagle
4.7

4
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El Calafate, Argentina

El Calafate ©
El Calafate tourism thrives mostly thanks to the city's proximity to a World Heritage-listed national park, famed for containing over 40 large glaciers.
Step out of El Calafate to go to Los Glaciares National Park and see Glaciar Spegazzini, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Enjoy!, see the interesting displays at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, cast your line with Estancia Cristina, and stop by Vellon Negro.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read El Calafate trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Ushuaia to El Calafate by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Ushuaia in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in El Calafate, with lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the shuttle to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Geologic Formation
Glaciar Spegazzini
4.8
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Estancia Cristina
4.3

3
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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) ©
Surrounded by towering mountains, shimmering lakes, and the region's rugged hills, Puerto Natales serves as a bustling jumping-off point for exploring the Torres del Paine National Park.
Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) is known for nature, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Mylodon Cave Natural Monument, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, sample the fine beverages at Last Hope Distillery, and take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Amalia.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) day trip planning app.

Traveling by shuttle from El Calafate to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from El Calafate to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from El Calafate in November, Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Museums · Tours · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

6
nights
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.
Explore Santiago's surroundings by going to Concha y Toro (in Pirque) and Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile (in Valle Nevado). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, examine the collection at La Chascona, take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, and stop by Patio Bellavista.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to Santiago in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

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Scenic Walking Area
Plaza de Armas
3.9

6
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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

San Pedro de Atacama ©
Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
Take a break from San Pedro de Atacama with a short trip to Salar de Atacama in Antofagasta, about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, explore the ancient world of Pukara de Quitor, don't miss a visit to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at On Safari Atacama.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Pedro de Atacama trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in San Pedro de Atacama can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Cochabamba.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Must see
On Safari Atacama
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Valle De La Luna
4.7
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Hot Spring
Geyser del Tatio
4.6

3
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Cochabamba, Bolivia

Cochabamba

City of Eternal Spring

Dynamic and friendly, Cochabamba benefits from a mild climate largely responsible for its Mediterranean lifestyle and nickname the "City of Eternal Spring." An ideal alternative for anyone wishing to escape the chaos of South America's more popular destinations, Cochabamba vacations allow visitors to discover how regular Bolivians live on an everyday basis.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): appreciate the history behind El Cristo de la Concordia, then get outside with andesXtremo, and then make a trip to Incallajta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): skim along the rocks with Fundacion Aventura, then steep yourself in history at Convento Museo Santa Teresa, and then contemplate the long history of Palacio Portales.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cochabamba online tour builder.

You can drive from San Pedro de Atacama to Cochabamba in 14.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in November, things will get a bit warmer in Cochabamba: highs are around 34°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Cochabamba

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Architectural Building
Palacio Portales
4.6
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Landmark
Incallajta
4.8

8
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Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©

Imperial City

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Winay Wayna (in Machu Picchu), Maras (Salinas de Maras & Moray) and Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva (in Yucay). On the 25th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, explore the ancient world of Tambomachay, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Qorikancha, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cusco Cathedral.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cusco day trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Cochabamba to Cusco with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Cochabamba to Cusco is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cochabamba in November; daily highs in Cusco reach 26°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Sacsayhuaman
4.7
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Religious Site
Qorikancha
4.5

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