31 days in South America Itinerary

31 days in South America Itinerary

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31 days in South America Itinerary

Campina Grande, Brazil
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 5 nights
Fly + bus + taxi:  8​h 30​min
Ouro Preto, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h
Hanga Roa, Chile
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h
Province of Jujuy, Argentina
— 3 nights
bus + taxi + Fly:  9​h
Cusco, Peru
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
Porto Seguro, Brazil
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 30​min
Campina Grande, Brazil

5
days
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS and Atalaia Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Porto de Santo Antonio Beach (Porto) and Praia do Cachorro. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia do Sueste, stroll through Praia do Cacimba do Padre, take in panoramic vistas at Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro, and get outside with Baia dos Porcos.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha travel route planner .

Campina Grande to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. Traveling from Campina Grande to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Campina Grande in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Fernando de Noronha. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ouro Preto.

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Praia do Leão ©
Praia do Leão
Praia do Cachorro ©
Praia do Cachorro
Atalaia Beach ©
Atalaia Beach

1
day
Ouro Preto, Brazil

Ouro Preto ©
Designated a World Heritage Site because of its well-preserved Baroque architecture, the city of Ouro Preto served as the state capital until local governance outgrew the scale of this pleasant valley settlement.
On the 6th (Fri), admire the striking features of Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ouro Preto trip maker site .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Fernando de Noronha to Ouro Preto in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Ouro Preto is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in July, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Ouro Preto. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Hanga Roa.

Things to do in Ouro Preto

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Museum of Betrayal ©
Museum of Betrayal
Casa dos Contos ©
Casa dos Contos
Church of Sao Francisco de Assis ©

3
days
Hanga Roa, Chile

Hanga Roa ©
The main town and capital of Chile's Easter Island, Hanga Roa serves as a base for most visitors to the island, with all explorations of Easter Island and its famous moai monoliths beginning here.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rapa Nui National Park and Rano Raraku. Discover out-of-the-way places like Orongo and Anakena Beach. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Ahu Tongariki and steep yourself in history at Ahu Tahai.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hanga Roa visit planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ouro Preto to Hanga Roa. Traveling from Ouro Preto to Hanga Roa, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ouro Preto in July, you will find days in Hanga Roa are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Easter Island
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Anakena Beach ©
Anakena Beach
Rano Raraku ©
Rano Raraku
Ahu Tongariki ©
Ahu Tongariki

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Carlos de Bariloche, delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Isla Victoria. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Piedras Blancas and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche sightseeing app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hanga Roa to San Carlos de Bariloche. The time zone changes from Easter Is. Time (EAST) to Argentine Time (ART), which is usually a 3 hour difference. You will leave for Province of Jujuy on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Isla Victoria ©
Isla Victoria
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
days
Province of Jujuy, Argentina

Province of Jujuy ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Pucara de Tilcara, take a memorable drive along Quebrada de Humahuaca, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cerro Morado. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at The Hill of Seven Colors and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paseo de los Colorados.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Province of Jujuy trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to Province of Jujuy in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Province of Jujuy

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Quebrada de Humahuaca ©
Quebrada de Humahuaca
Paseo de los Colorados ©
Paseo de los Colorados
Pucara de Tilcara ©
Pucara de Tilcara

3
days
Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sacred Valley of the Incas and The Company of Jesus Church. Get some historical perspective at Sacsayhuaman and Plaza de Armas. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Tipon, get to know the fascinating history of San Blas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral del Cuzco o Catedral Basilica de la Virgen de la Asuncion, and contemplate the long history of Choquequirao Archeological Park.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cusco trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Province of Jujuy to Cusco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Argentine Time to Peru Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Province of Jujuy in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cusco, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Cusco

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Choquequirao Archeological Park, Sacred Valley of the Incas
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San Blas ©
San Blas
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Sacred Valley of the Incas ©
Sacred Valley of the Incas

4
days
Porto Seguro, Brazil

Porto Seguro ©
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Escape the urban bustle at Taipe Beach and Coroa Vermelha Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Muta Beach and Mucuge Beach. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Recife de Fora, pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora da Ajuda Church, and take an in-depth tour of Memorial da Epopeia do Descobrimento.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Porto Seguro itinerary website .

You can fly from Cusco to Porto Seguro in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cusco to Porto Seguro. Traveling from Cusco in July, you will find days in Porto Seguro are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are much hotter (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Coroa Vermelha Beach
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Coroa Vermelha Beach ©
Coroa Vermelha Beach
Taipe Beach ©
Taipe Beach
Muta Beach ©
Muta Beach

3
days
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Praia de Ipanema and Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Copacabana Beach and Pedra do Arpoador. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Tijuca, contemplate the long history of Parque Lage, and appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer.

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Traveling by flight from Porto Seguro to Rio de Janeiro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Pedra do Arpoador ©
Pedra do Arpoador

2
days
Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil

Armacao dos Buzios ©
Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): kick back and relax at Azedinha Beach and then kick back and relax at Azeda Beach. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ferradura Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Armacao dos Buzios trip builder tool .

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Armacao dos Buzios by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Armacao dos Buzios are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

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Azeda Beach ©
Azeda Beach
Azedinha Beach ©
Azedinha Beach
Ferradura Beach ©
Ferradura Beach

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