24 days in Paraguay Itinerary

24 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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24 days in Paraguay Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Pilar
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
San Cosme y Damian
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Encarnacion
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Guaira Department
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Ciudad Del Este
— 7 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Asuncion
— 7 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Indianapolis

few
hours
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. On the 17th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Pilar and then see the interesting displays at Museo Cabildo de Pilar.

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Indianapolis, USA to Pilar is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Pilar. When traveling from Indianapolis in April, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Pilar: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to San Cosme y Damian.

Things to do in Pilar

Historic Sites Museums
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1
night
San Cosme y Damian

San Cosme y Damian ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Cosme y Damian travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Pilar to San Cosme y Damian takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in April, and nighttime lows around 65°F. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Encarnacion.

Things to do in San Cosme y Damian

Historic Sites Museums
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3
nights
Encarnacion

Encarnacion ©
Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at San Jose Beach and Playa Tacuary. Do some cultural sightseeing at La Santisima Trinidad De Parana and Parroquia Catedral Nuestra Senora. Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at National Park Cordillera San Rafael. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay and explore the ancient world of Ruinas de Jesús.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Encarnacion trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Cosme y Damian to Encarnacion takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Cosme y Damian to Encarnacion. In April in Encarnacion, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Guaira Department.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

La Santisima Trinidad De Parana, Playa Tacuary, National Park Cordillera San Rafael
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San Jose Beach ©
San Jose Beach
La Santisima Trinidad De Parana ©
La Santisima Trinidad De Parana

3
nights
Guaira Department

Guaira Department ©
Guairá is a department in Paraguay. Get some cultural insight at La Rosada and Museo Fermin Lopez. Visiting Salto Cristal and Cerro Akati will get you outdoors. There's more to do: stroll through Parque Manuel Ortiz Guerrero and try for a hole-in-one at Mini Golf Vista Alegre.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Guaira Department tour planning website .

Drive from Encarnacion to Guaira Department in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Guaira Department

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

La Rosada, Salto Cristal
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Salto Cristal ©
Salto Cristal
Cerro Akati ©
Cerro Akati
Museo Fermin Lopez ©
Museo Fermin Lopez

7
nights
Ciudad Del Este

Ciudad Del Este ©
The commercial center of eastern Paraguay, busy Ciudad Del Este serves primarily as a shopping destination for Argentines and Brazilians.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Monumento Cientifico Moises Bertoni and Museo El Mensu. For shopping fun, head to Monalisa or Shopping China. Step out of Ciudad Del Este to go to Hernandarias and see Refugio Tati Yupi, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Saltos del Monday, snap pictures at Ponte da Amizade, browse the different shops at Casa Nissei, and hit the slopes at Snow Park.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ciudad Del Este vacation planner.

Getting from Guaira Department to Ciudad Del Este by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Guaira Department to Ciudad Del Este is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Ciudad Del Este can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Asuncion.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hernandarias, Presidente Franco
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Saltos del Monday ©
Saltos del Monday
Monalisa Paraguay ©
Monalisa Paraguay
Casa Nissei ©
Casa Nissei

7
nights
Asuncion

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Shopping del Sol and El Cantaro, Almacen de Arte. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero and Centro Cultural Manzana de la Rivera. Change things up with these side-trips from Asuncion: Museo Mitologico Ramon Elias (in Capiata), Yaguaron (Museo Gaspar Rodriguez De Francia & Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron) and Cerro Coi (in Aregua). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Casa de la Independencia, admire the landmark architecture of Panteon Nacional de los Heroes, get a sense of history and politics at Palacio de López, and make a trip to Costanera de Asuncion.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Asuncion day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Ciudad Del Este to Asuncion takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ciudad Del Este to Asuncion is minus 1 hour. May in Asuncion sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Asuncion

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yaguaron, Museo Mitologico Ramon Elias, Aventura Xtrema, Museo Del Futbol Sudamericano, Parque Nacional Vapor Cue
Find places to stay May 1 — 8:
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Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero ©
Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero
Casa de la Independencia ©
Casa de la Independencia
Shopping del Sol ©
Shopping del Sol

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