47 days in South America Itinerary

47 days in South America Itinerary

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San Andres Island, Colombia
— 5 nights
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 5 nights
Fly to El Calafate, Bus to El Chalten
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El Chalten, Argentina
— 3 nights
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El Calafate, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Ushuaia, Argentina
— 5 nights
Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Bus to Paraty
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Paraty, Brazil
— 5 nights
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Arraial do Cabo, Brazil
— 3 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Maragogi, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 7 nights
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San Andres Island, Colombia

— 5 nights
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
Take a break from the city and head to Cayo Acuario and Playa de San Luis. Bring the kids along to West View and Hoyo Soplador. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Playa de Spratt Bight, see some colorful creatures with Banda Dive Shop, stroll through La Piscinita, and relax and rejuvenate at Dream Island Spa.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Andres Island online visit planner.

Oslo, Norway to San Andres Island is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Oslo to San Andres Island, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Oslo in February: high temperatures in San Andres Island hover around 34°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to fly to San Carlos de Bariloche.

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Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

— 5 nights
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Parque Nahuelito and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Escape the urban bustle at Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro and Isla Victoria. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Nahuel Huapi, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Lago Gutierrez.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Carlos de Bariloche travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Andres Island to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 19.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from San Andres Island in February, expect nights in San Carlos de Bariloche to be much colder, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to El Chalten.

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El Chalten, Argentina

— 3 nights
Nestled up against the hills of the Los Glaciares National Park, El Chalten serves as one of the nation's most bustling hubs for hikers and backpackers heading out into the wild landscape of southern Patagonia.
Step out of the city life by going to Laguna Torre and Glaciar Huemul. Step off the beaten path and head to Laguna Capri and Chorillo del Salto. There's more to do: hike along Laguna de los Tres and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glaciar Piedras Blancas.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our El Chalten trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to El Chalten in 7 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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El Calafate, Argentina

— 4 nights
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 off the beaten path and head to Estancia Cristina and Lago Argentino. Visiting Perito Moreno Glacier and Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: get outside with Enjoy!.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the El Calafate day trip planner.

You can take a bus from El Chalten to El Calafate in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Ushuaia.

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Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

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Ushuaia, Argentina

— 5 nights

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.
Attractions like Laguna Esmeralda and Bahia Lapataia make great kid-friendly stops. Get in touch with nature at Ushuaia Bay and Off-Road Tours. Go for a jaunt from Ushuaia to Tierra del Fuego National Park to see Lago Roca about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glacier Martial, and don't miss a visit to Les Éclaireurs Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia online attractions planner.

Getting from El Calafate to Ushuaia by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from El Calafate in March, plan for little chillier nights in Ushuaia, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Paraty, Brazil

— 5 nights
Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Kids will enjoy Centro Historico and Lula Beach. Relax by the water at Meio Beach and Praia do Cachadaco. The adventure continues: race across the water with a speed boat tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Paraty Bay, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paraty online attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Ushuaia to Paraty in 16.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Arraial do Cabo.

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Arraial do Cabo, Brazil

— 3 nights

Diving Capital

Located on a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, the municipality of Arraial do Cabo has become a popular tourist destination because of its pristine beaches and relaxing atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia and Praia Grande. Kids will appreciate attractions like Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia and Scuba & Snorkeling.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Arraial do Cabo travel route planning website.

You can drive from Paraty to Arraial do Cabo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Arraial do Cabo are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rio de Janeiro.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

— 4 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Explore hidden gems such as Leblon Beach and Ilha Fiscal. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer and Pedra do Arpoador. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arraial do Cabo to Rio de Janeiro takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Maragogi.

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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
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Maragogi, Brazil

— 4 nights

Paradise in Alagoas

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Kids will enjoy Praia Ponta de Mangue and Gales de Maragogi. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia De Maracaipe and Antunes Beach. When in Maragogi, make a side trip to see Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas in Porto de Galinhas, approximately Porto de Galinhas away.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Maragogi day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Maragogi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Maragogi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Fernando de Noronha.

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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

— 7 nights

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Baia do Sancho and Praia do Cacimba do Padre. Kids will appreciate attractions like Praia do Sueste and Baia dos Porcos. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Boldro Beacch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Conceicao Beach, hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda, and see the interesting displays at Shark Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Maragogi to Fernando de Noronha takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Maragogi to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Spas
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