54 days in United States & South America Itinerary

54 days in United States & South America Itinerary

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54 days in United States & South America Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Fort Lauderdale, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Cartagena, Colombia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Medellin, Colombia
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  3​h 15​min
4
San Gil, Colombia
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Bogota, Colombia
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
6
El Cocuy, Colombia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Villa de Leyva, Colombia
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Popayan, Colombia
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
9
Quito, Ecuador
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Tena, Ecuador
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Banos, Ecuador
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
12
Mancora, Peru
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 30​min
13
Trujillo, Peru
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
14
Lima, Peru
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
15
Cusco, Peru
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + train:  3​h 15​min
16
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 30​min
17
Arequipa, Peru
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
18
Copacabana, Bolivia
— 3 nights
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
19
Uyuni, Bolivia
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
20
La Paz, Bolivia
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
21
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: London, United Kingdom

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Fort Lauderdale, United States

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Anne Kolb Nature Center.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fort Lauderdale travel planning website .

London, UK to Fort Lauderdale is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Fort Lauderdale due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in June, with highs in Fort Lauderdale at 37°C and lows at 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Tue) before leaving for Cartagena.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Anne Kolb Nature Center
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Anne Kolb Nature Center ©
Anne Kolb Nature Center
Stranahan House ©
Stranahan House

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nights
Cartagena, Colombia

The site of the continent's first Spanish colony, Cartagena retains much of its colonial flavor thanks to a World Heritage-listed old town, encircled by old walls and protected by imposing fortresses.
On the 12th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of St. Catherine of Alexandria Cathedral. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cartagena trip planner.

Fly from Fort Lauderdale to Cartagena in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, tram, and flight. In June, daytime highs in Cartagena are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Cartagena

#Wildlife, #Adventure, #Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
San Felipe de Barajas Castle ©
San Felipe de Barajas Castle
Museo del Oro Zenu ©
Museo del Oro Zenu

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Medellin, Colombia

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
On the 15th (Fri), examine the collection at El Castillo Museo y Jardines, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Medellin journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Cartagena to Medellin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cartagena in June, with highs in Medellin at 33°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Gil.

Things to do in Medellin

#Tours, #Historic Sites, #Adventure
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Parasailing & Paragliding
El Castillo Museo y Jardines ©
El Castillo Museo y Jardines
Parroquia Santa Gertrudis ©
Parroquia Santa Gertrudis

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San Gil, Colombia

San Gil ©
Providing some of the region's best opportunities for paragliding, rappelling, white-water rafting, kayaking, hiking, and caving, San Gil appeals to adventure seekers and nature lovers wishing to escape overcrowded Bogota, located several hours' drive to the south.
On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Nuestra Senora del Socorro, identify plant and animal life at Parque Gallineral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion, and finally view the masterpieces at Fundacion San Lorenzo De Barichara.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Gil trip builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Medellin to San Gil in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in San Gil can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in San Gil

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Barichara, Catedral Nuestra Senora del Socorro
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Parque La Libertad ©
Parque La Libertad
Catedral Nuestra Senora del Socorro ©
Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion ©

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nights
Bogota, Colombia

Bogota ©
Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Monserrate, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Basilica del Senor de Monserrate, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico de Bogota Jose Celestino Mutis. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sal and then identify plant and animal life at Bioparque La Reserva.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bogota trip builder website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from San Gil to Bogota in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Gil in June; daily highs in Bogota reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to El Cocuy.

Things to do in Bogota

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bioparque La Reserva, Catedral de Sal
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Catedral de Sal ©
Catedral de Sal
Mount Monserrate ©
Mount Monserrate

1
night
El Cocuy, Colombia

El Cocuy
El Cocuy is a town and municipality in the Colombian Department of Boyacá, part of the sub-region of the Gutiérrez Province. To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the El Cocuy day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bogota to El Cocuy takes 8 hours. Traveling from Bogota in June, you will find days in El Cocuy are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are much warmer (26°C). On the 23rd (Sat), you'll travel to Villa de Leyva.

Things to do in El Cocuy

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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1
night
Villa de Leyva, Colombia

Villa de Leyva ©
Positioned away from major trade routes and exploitable resources, the colonial town of Villa de Leyva has been largely left alone--leaving a window into the 16th century that has become one of Colombia's most popular attractions.
On the 23rd (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Templo De Santo Domingo, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Santiago de Tunja, then look for all kinds of wild species at Granja de Avestruces, and finally explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site El Infiernito. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museo Paleontologico de Villa de Leyva, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia del Carmen, and then see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Luis Alberto Acuna.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Villa de Leyva route planning app .

You can drive from El Cocuy to Villa de Leyva in 7 hours. While traveling from El Cocuy, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Villa de Leyva, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Popayan.

Things to do in Villa de Leyva

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Tunja
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 24:
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Iglesia del Carmen ©
Iglesia del Carmen
Casa Museo Luis Alberto Acuna ©
Casa Museo Luis Alberto Acuna
Granja de Avestruces ©
Granja de Avestruces

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nights
Popayan, Colombia

Popayan ©
Popayan vacations hold plenty of appeal for international and domestic visitors, as the city represent one of the most entertaining and culturally enriching urban centers on the continent.
On the 25th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Parque Natural de Purace. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia La Ermita de Popayan, admire the striking features of Panteon de los Proceres, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Arquidiocesano de Arte Religioso.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Popayan attractions planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Villa de Leyva to Popayan in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Villa de Leyva, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Popayan, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Quito.

Things to do in Popayan

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
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Parque Natural de Purace ©
Parque Natural de Purace
Museo Arquidiocesano de Arte Religioso ©
Panteon de los Proceres ©
Panteon de los Proceres

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nights
Quito, Ecuador

High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): trot along with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Quito Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica del Voto Nacional, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa del Alabado.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Quito trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Popayan to Quito in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Popayan in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Quito: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tena.

Things to do in Quito

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:
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Horseback Riding Tours
Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus ©
Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus
Quito Old Town ©
Quito Old Town

1
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Tena, Ecuador

Tena ©
A jump-off point for exploring the rainforest and its rivers, Tena boasts a well-established commercial and tourist core, with a small airport and bus terminal and plenty of operators offering organized wilderness tours.
On the 29th (Fri), explore the activities along Jatunyacu River and then relax in the rural setting at Kallari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo El Arca and then contemplate the waterfront views at Jondachi River.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tena holiday planner.

Getting from Quito to Tena by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Banos.

Things to do in Tena

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Zoo El Arca
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Jatunyacu River ©
Jatunyacu River
Kallari ©
Kallari

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nights
Banos, Ecuador

Banos ©
A trip to Banos, a relatively small town in the picturesque Andean highlands, ensures plenty of chances for outdoor activities like horseback riding, hiking, climbing, canyoning, and mountain biking.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): grab your bike and head to Ruta de las cascadas, then admire the sheer force of Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water (Nuestra Senora del Agua Santa). Keep things going the next day: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Mundo Verde, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then head outdoors with Canopy double puerta del cielo.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Banos trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tena to Banos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Banos are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Mancora.

Things to do in Banos

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Ruta de las cascadas ©
Ruta de las cascadas
Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron) ©
Zipline

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nights
Mancora, Peru

In a busy little beach town, Mancora tourism industry continues to grow, largely thanks to the sunniest climate of any region in the country.
On the 3rd (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Las Pocitas Beach, stop by PERRO COMEO, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mancora road trip planning website .

Drive from Banos to Mancora in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Banos in July, expect Mancora to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 23°C. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Trujillo.

Things to do in Mancora

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Adventure

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

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nights
Trujillo, Peru

Trujillo ©
Considered the country's capital of culture, Trujillo was the birthplace of the North Group, a community of artists and intellectuals that included celebrated poet Cesar Vallejo and notable novelist Ciro Alegria.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo de Sitio de Chan Chan, then explore the ancient world of Chan Chan, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Huanchaco Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Huaca del Sol y la Luna, delve into the distant past at Huaca El Dragon, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Juguete, and finally examine the collection at Casa de la Emancipacion.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Trujillo tour planning website .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Mancora to Trujillo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mancora in July: high temperatures in Trujillo hover around 24°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Lima.

Things to do in Trujillo

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Huanchaco
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Chan Chan ©
Chan Chan
Huaca del Sol y la Luna ©
Huaca del Sol y la Luna
Huanchaco Beach ©
Huanchaco Beach

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Lima, Peru

Lima ©
Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Huaca Pucllana, explore the striking landscape at Marcahuasi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro), and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palacio de Torre Tagle. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco and then identify plant and animal life at Nor Yauyos-Cochas Landscape Reserve.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lima road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Trujillo to Lima in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Lima

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites
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Marcahuasi ©
Marcahuasi
Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco

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nights
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.
On the 9th (Mon), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then take in the exciting artwork at Museo Maximo Laura, and then delve into the distant past at Sacsayhuaman. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Museo Inka, then examine the collection at Planetarium Cusco, and then steep yourself in history at Sacred Valley of the Incas.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cusco online route maker .

You can fly from Lima to Cusco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Lima in July, plan for cooler nights in Cusco, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Adventure

Side Trip

Sacred Valley of the Incas
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Sacred Valley of the Incas ©
Sacred Valley of the Incas
River Rafting & Tubing

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Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Jardin Botanico en Machu Pichu, delve into the distant past at Winay Wayna, and then delve into the distant past at Intipuncu. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then examine the collection at Museo de Sitio Manuel Chavez Ballon.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Machu Picchu tour site .

Take a train from Cusco to Machu Picchu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Arequipa.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

#Historic Sites, #Wildlife, #Parks
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu
Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna

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nights
Arequipa, Peru

Arequipa ©
In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Get in touch with nature at Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve and Chachani. Let the collections at Monasterio de Santa Catalina and Casa Museo Villalobos capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Arequipa, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia la Merced, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Miguel Arcangel.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Arequipa trip planner.

You can drive from Machu Picchu to Arequipa in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Arequipa can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Copacabana.

Things to do in Arequipa

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Arequipa Region
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Historic Centre of Arequipa ©
Historic Centre of Arequipa
Monasterio de Santa Catalina ©
Monasterio de Santa Catalina
Cathedral of Arequipa Museum ©
Cathedral of Arequipa Museum

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Copacabana, Bolivia

Copacabana ©
The town of Copacabana represents the largest Bolivian settlement on the shore of Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in the continent.
Popular historic sites such as Isla del Sol and Cerro Calvario are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Horca del Inca and Isla De La Luna. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Copacabana Cathedral, look for gifts at The Spitting Llama Bookstore & Outfitter, don't miss a visit to Avenida 6 de Agosto, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Poncho.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Copacabana visit planning site .

Getting from Arequipa to Copacabana by car takes about 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Peru Time (PET) to Bolivia Time (BOT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. On the 22nd (Sun), you're off toUyuni.

Things to do in Copacabana

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Isla del Sol ©
Isla del Sol
Copacabana Cathedral
Copacabana Cathedral
Cerro Calvario ©
Cerro Calvario

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nights
Uyuni, Bolivia

Uyuni ©
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Salar de Uyuni and Tunupa Volcano. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Train Cemetery and Avenida Ferroviaria. Go for a jaunt from Uyuni to Colchani to see Museo de la Llama y la Sal about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Isla Incahuasi, examine the collection at Necropolis & Museum Kawsay Wasy, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Cristobal Lipez.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Uyuni journey tool .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Copacabana to Uyuni in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In July in Uyuni, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Uyuni

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Museo de la Llama y la Sal
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Salar de Uyuni ©
Salar de Uyuni
Isla Incahuasi ©
Isla Incahuasi
Train Cemetery ©
Train Cemetery

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nights
La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz ©
Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museo de Metales Preciosos, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Murillo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica Menor de Nuestra Senora de la Paz, and finally trek along Takesi Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at National Museum of Art - Museo Nacional de Arte, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Francisco, and then take in the awesome beauty at Huayna Potosi.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the La Paz online tour itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Uyuni to La Paz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Uyuni in July, you will find days in La Paz are a bit warmer (17°C), and nights are a bit cooler (-4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in La Paz

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
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Valley of the Moon ©
Valley of the Moon
Iglesia de San Francisco ©
Iglesia de San Francisco
Huayna Potosi ©
Huayna Potosi

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nights
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.
On the 31st (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, get to know the fascinating history of Avenida Atlantica, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara, then examine the collection at Imperial Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museu Casa de Santos Dumont. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Bosque da Barra.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro route builder website .

You can fly from La Paz to Rio de Janeiro in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from La Paz to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. While traveling from La Paz, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Rio de Janeiro, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums

Side Trip

Petropolis
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Imperial Museum ©
Imperial Museum

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