56 days in Paraguay Itinerary

56 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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56 days in Paraguay Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Travel:  30​h
1
Pedro Juan Caballero
— 8 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Guaira Department
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Encarnacion
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Pilar
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Asuncion
— 10 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
6
Ciudad Del Este
— 11 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Chicago

8
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.
Shop till you drop at Shopping China Importados and Shopping Planet Outlet. Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Cerro Cora. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Studio Center Importados and stroll through Plaza San Roque de Santa Cruz.

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

Chicago, USA to Pedro Juan Caballero is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Paraguay Time (PYT) is 2 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in March: high temperatures in Pedro Juan Caballero hover around 84°F and lows are around 71°F. You will leave for Guaira Department on the 16th (Sat).

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

7
nights
Guaira Department

Guaira Department ©
Guairá is a department in Paraguay. Step out of the city life by going to Salto Cristal and Cerro Akati. Do some cultural sightseeing at La Rosada and Museo Fermin Lopez. Step out of Guaira Department with an excursion to Parque Nacional Ybycui in Ybycui--about 1h 35 min away. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque Manuel Ortiz Guerrero and try for a hole-in-one at Mini Golf Vista Alegre.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Guaira Department day trip tool .

You can drive from Pedro Juan Caballero to Guaira Department in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 24th (Sun), you're off toEncarnacion.

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
Museo Fermin Lopez ©
Museo Fermin Lopez

8
nights
Encarnacion

Encarnacion ©
Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
Get a sense of the local culture at La Santisima Trinidad De Parana and Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay. Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian and Iglesia Ortodoxa San Jorge will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Encarnacion: Playa Tacuary (in Carmen Del Parana) and Parque Ecologico Ita Cajon (in Trinidad). Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at National Park Cordillera San Rafael. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 29th (Fri) at Parque Acuatico Y Ecologico El Dorado. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Jose Beach, explore the ancient world of Ruinas de Jesús, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Catedral Nuestra Senora.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Encarnacion tour itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Guaira Department to Encarnacion takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Encarnacion can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. You will leave for Pilar on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Encarnacion

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Trinidad, Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian, National Park Cordillera San Rafael, Playa Tacuary
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San Jose Beach ©
San Jose Beach
La Santisima Trinidad De Parana ©
La Santisima Trinidad De Parana

7
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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo Cabildo de Pilar and Museo Alberzoni. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Pilar.

Plan trip to Pilar with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Encarnacion to Pilar in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Encarnacion to Pilar. April in Pilar sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. You'll set off for Asuncion on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Pilar

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Alberzoni ©
Museo Alberzoni

10
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.
Museo del Barro and Gran Hotel del Paraguay will appeal to museum buffs. Casa de la Independencia and Catedral Virgen de Caacupe will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Asuncion side-trips: Aregua (Castillo Carlota Palmerola & Cerro Coi), San Bernardino (Aventura Xtrema, Bioparque Yrupe, & more) and Yaguaron (Museo Gaspar Rodriguez De Francia & Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero, don't miss a visit to Costanera de Asuncion, examine the collection at Museo de la Estacion Central del Ferrocarril Carlos Antonio Lopez, and shop like a local with Shopping del Sol.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Asuncion driving holiday website .

You can drive from Pilar to Asuncion in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pilar to Asuncion. In April, daily temperatures in Asuncion can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Asuncion

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

San Bernardino, Yaguaron, Aregua, Museo Del Futbol Sudamericano, Museo Mitologico Ramon Elias
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Lago Ypacarai ©
Lago Ypacarai
Casa de la Independencia ©
Casa de la Independencia
Shopping del Sol ©
Shopping del Sol

11
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.
Catedral de San Blas and Iglesia del Espiitu Santo will appeal to history buffs. Shop till you drop at Monalisa and SAX. Change things up with these side-trips from Ciudad Del Este: Refugio Tati Yupi (in Hernandarias), Nacunday Falls (in Nacunday) and Monumento Cientifico Moises Bertoni (in Presidente Franco). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Saltos del Monday, buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Paris, snap pictures at Ponte da Amizade, and head outdoors with Lago de la Republica.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ciudad Del Este sightseeing planner .

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 when traveling from Asuncion to Ciudad Del Este is 1 hour. April in Ciudad Del Este sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Shopping Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

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

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