15 days in South America Itinerary

15 days in South America Itinerary

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15 days in South America Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 1 night
2
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  13​h 45​min
3
Gramado, Brazil
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h
4
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  4​h
5
Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  11​h 15​min
6
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: London, United Kingdom

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of San Telmo, wander the streets of Puerto Madero, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): take a stroll through Palermo.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Buenos Aires trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Southampton, UK to Buenos Aires. The time zone difference when traveling from Southampton to Buenos Aires is minus 3 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Southampton in July: high temperatures in Buenos Aires hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to fly to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
San Telmo ©
San Telmo
Palermo ©
Palermo

3
nights
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Catedral de San Carlos de Bariloche and Barlan Travel & Adventure. Get outdoors at Cerro Catedral Ski Resort and Cerro Otto.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Buenos Aires to San Carlos de Bariloche by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, San Carlos de Bariloche is little chillier than Buenos Aires - with highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Gramado.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Cerro Otto ©
Cerro Otto
Barlan Travel & Adventure ©
Barlan Travel & Adventure

1
night
Gramado, Brazil

Gramado ©
Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo and then take in the dramatic scenery at Parque do Caracol.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Gramado online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to Gramado in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Caracol State Park
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Caracol State Park ©
Caracol State Park
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo ©
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo

3
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia de Ipanema and Pedra do Arpoador. Take a break from the city and head to Parque Nacional Tijuca and Praia de Grumari. There's more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Copacabana Beach.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Gramado to Rio de Janeiro in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Parque Nacional Tijuca ©
Parque Nacional Tijuca
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

2
nights
Ilha Grande, Brazil

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Passaterra Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lopes Mendes Beach.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ilha Grande tour planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 4.5 hours. August in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), you're off toFernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Lopes Mendes Beach ©
Lopes Mendes Beach
Passaterra Beach ©
Passaterra Beach

3
nights
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Fernando de Noronha ©
With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Get outdoors at Baia do Sancho and Praia do Cacimba do Padre. We've included these beaches for you: Praia do Sueste and Quixabinha Beach. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Capela de Sao Pedro, kick back and relax at Conceicao Beach, see the interesting displays at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS, and enjoy breathtaking views from Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha sightseeing planner.

Getting from Ilha Grande to Fernando de Noronha by combination of flight, bus, and ferry takes about 11.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Time (FNT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Ilha Grande in August, Fernando de Noronha is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho

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