Route & dates
25 days in South America Itinerary
Start: New Delhi, India
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador— 2 nights
Fly: 21h 30min
Buenos Aires, Argentina— 3 nights
Fly: 8h 15min
Salvador, Brazil— 2 nights
Fly: 6h 15min
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil— 6 nights
Fly: 7h 30min
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil— 5 nights
Drive: 7h 30min
Peruibe, Brazil— 1 night
Sao Paulo, Brazil— 2 nights
bus + Fly: 22h 30min
End: New Delhi, India
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.Concha de Perla has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Concha de Perla. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Las Tintoreras and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.
To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Villamil online road trip planner .
New Delhi, India to Puerto Villamil is an approximately 33-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Puerto Villamil, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Delhi in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Puerto Villamil: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.
Things to do in Puerto Villamil
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Queen of La Plata
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.Deepen your sense of the past at sights like La Boca and San Telmo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires and Catedral Metropolitana. Go for a jaunt from Buenos Aires to Belen de Escobar to see Temaiken Biopark about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Puerto Madero and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.
To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Buenos Aires online route planner .
The Route module can help you plan travel from Puerto Villamil to Buenos Aires. The time zone changes from Galapagos Time to Argentine Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Buenos Aires are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salvador.
Things to do in Buenos Aires
Find places to stay May 20 — 24:
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salvador trip itinerary tool .
Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Salvador takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Buenos Aires in May; daily highs in Salvador reach 33°C and lows reach 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.
Things to do in Salvador
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
Emerald of the Atlantic
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 in touch with nature at Praia do Sueste and Capela de Sao Pedro. You'll get in some beach time at Baia do Sancho and Praia do Leão. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boldro Beacch, examine the collection at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS, and head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos.
To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha road trip planning website .
You can fly from Salvador to Fernando de Noronha in 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Fernando de Noronha Time is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.
Things to do in Fernando de Noronha
Find places to stay May 26 — Jun 1:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.Step out of the city life by going to Praia de Ipanema and Copacabana Beach. You'll explore and learn at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro and Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, stroll through Parque Lage, admire the landmark architecture of Ilha Fiscal, and discover the deep blue sea with Wonderland Sails.
To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro tour itinerary maker tool .
You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro in 8 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Fernando de Noronha in June, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Peruibe.
Things to do in Rio de Janeiro
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With an urban area lining the Atlantic coast and the Serra do Mar mountains as backdrop, Peruibe attracts visitors to the diverse topography and nature typical of southeastern Brazil.To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Peruibe journey website .
You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Peruibe in 7 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Peruibe, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sao Paulo.
Things to do in Peruibe
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Land of Drizzle
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.Let the collections at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo and Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Paulista Avenue and Catedral da Se de Sao Paulo. When in Sao Paulo, make a side trip to see Tombo beach in Guaruja, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Borboletario Aguias da Serra.
For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sao Paulo driving holiday site .
You can drive from Peruibe to Sao Paulo in 2.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Peruibe to Sao Paulo due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Sao Paulo
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:
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