51 days in Paraguay Itinerary

51 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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51 days in Paraguay Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
Drive + Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Asuncion
— 8 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Ciudad Del Este
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Salto del Guaira
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Pedro Juan Caballero
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h
5
Guaira Department
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Encarnacion
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Pilar
— 9 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22​h
End: Raleigh

8
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Asuncion: Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron (in Yaguaron), San Bernardino (Lago Ypacarai & Aventura Xtrema) and Catedral Virgen de Caacupe (in Caacupe). There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at Palacio de López, explore the world behind art at Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero, explore the wide array of goods at Paseo La Galeria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Asuncion trip itinerary app .

Raleigh, USA to Asuncion is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Raleigh to Asuncion is 1 hour. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Raleigh in March, with highs in Asuncion at 87°F and lows at 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Asuncion

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Bernardino, Catedral Virgen de Caacupe, Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron, Museo Del Futbol Sudamericano, Iglesia Virgen de la Candelaria
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Lago Ypacarai ©
Lago Ypacarai
Palacio de López ©
Palacio de López
Casa de la Independencia ©
Casa de la Independencia

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ciudad Del Este: Refugio Tati Yupi (in Hernandarias) and Monumento Cientifico Moises Bertoni (in Presidente Franco). There's still lots to do: stop by Monalisa, browse the different shops at Shopping China, head outdoors with Lago de la Republica, and have some family-friendly fun at Museo Planet 3D.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ciudad Del Este trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Asuncion to Ciudad Del Este in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Paraguay Time (PYT) to Brasilia Time (BRT) is 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Salto del Guaira.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Shopping Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Presidente Franco, Hernandarias
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Monalisa Paraguay ©
Monalisa Paraguay
PRESA DE ITAIPU ©
PRESA DE ITAIPU
Shopping Paris ©
Shopping Paris

6
nights
Salto del Guaira

Salto del Guaira ©
A haven for bargain hunters, Salto del Guaira is home to numerous shopping centers offering discounts on a huge array of consumer goods.
Salto del Guaira is known for shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Shopping China, appreciate the history behind Monumento de los 7 Saltos, and browse the different shops at Mercosur Shopping Mall.

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Traveling by car from Ciudad Del Este to Salto del Guaira takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Ciudad Del Este to Salto del Guaira, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. On the 28th (Thu), you're off toPedro Juan Caballero.

Things to do in Salto del Guaira

Shopping
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Shopping China ©
Shopping China
Monumento de los 7 Saltos ©
Monumento de los 7 Saltos
Mercosur Shopping Mall ©
Mercosur Shopping Mall

5
nights
Pedro Juan Caballero

Pedro Juan Caballero ©
Home to a famous shopping center, Pedro Juan Cabellero welcomes visitors looking for deals on clothing, electronics, furniture, and many other consumer goods.
Spend the 31st (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Cerro Cora. There's lots more to do: browse the range of quality goods at Shopping China Importados, browse the different shops at Shopping Planet Outlet, and stroll through Plaza San Roque de Santa Cruz.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Pedro Juan Caballero tour planner .

Drive from Salto del Guaira to Pedro Juan Caballero in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Pedro Juan Caballero can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll travel to Guaira Department.

Things to do in Pedro Juan Caballero

Parks Nature Shopping
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Parque Nacional Cerro Cora ©
Parque Nacional Cerro Cora
Shopping China Importados ©
Shopping China Importados
Shopping Planet Outlet ©
Shopping Planet Outlet

5
nights
Guaira Department

Guaira Department ©
Guairá is a department in Paraguay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Guaira Department: Salto Cristal (in Paraguari) and Ybycui (La Rosada & Parque Nacional Ybycui). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Cerro Akati, stroll through Parque Manuel Ortiz Guerrero, try for a hole-in-one at Mini Golf Vista Alegre, and examine the collection at Museo Fermin Lopez.

For photos and other tourist information, read Guaira Department travel planner .

Drive from Pedro Juan Caballero to Guaira Department in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll set off for Encarnacion on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in Guaira Department

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ybycui, Salto Cristal
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Salto Cristal ©
Salto Cristal
Parque Nacional Ybycui ©
Parque Nacional Ybycui
Parque Del Guaira ©
Parque Del Guaira

6
nights
Encarnacion

Encarnacion ©
Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Encarnacion: Trinidad (Parque Ecologico Ita Cajon & La Santisima Trinidad De Parana), Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian (in San Cosme y Damian) and Playa Tacuary (in Carmen Del Parana). Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at National Park Cordillera San Rafael. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 12th (Fri) at Parque Acuatico Y Ecologico El Dorado. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay, enjoy the sand and surf at San Jose Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de la Inmaculada Concepcion, and explore the ancient world of Ruinas de Jesús.

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You can drive from Guaira Department to Encarnacion in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Pilar.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Trinidad, Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian, 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

9
nights
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. Pilar is known for museums and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Pilar, see the interesting displays at Museo Cabildo de Pilar, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Alberzoni.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pilar vacation website .

You can drive from Encarnacion to Pilar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Encarnacion to Pilar. In April, daily temperatures in Pilar can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Pilar

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Cabildo de Pilar ©
Museo Cabildo de Pilar
Museo Alberzoni ©
Museo Alberzoni

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