58 days in South America Itinerary

58 days in South America Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Praia da Pipa, Brazil
— 2 nights
2
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 7 nights
3
Porto Seguro, Brazil
— 5 nights
4
Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 3 nights
5
Itacare, Brazil
— 4 nights
6
Ouro Preto, Brazil
— 3 nights
7
Campos Do Jordao, Brazil
— 4 nights
8
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
9
Ushuaia, Argentina
— 3 nights
10
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 6 nights
11
Salta, Argentina
— 2 nights
12
Cusco, Peru
— 7 nights
13
Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil
— 3 nights

2
nights
Praia da Pipa, Brazil

Praia da Pipa ©
Some of Brazil's finest beaches stand among top Praia de Pipa tourist attractions, though the area also features lively nightlife and a big selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, and artisan workshops.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Barra de Cunhau and Amor Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Madeiro Beach and Madeiro Beach. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Tibau do Sul and kick back and relax at Pipa Beach.

Plan my day in Praia da Pipa using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Dublin, Ireland to Praia da Pipa is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in July, with highs in Praia da Pipa at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Barra de Cunhau, Madeiro Beach
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Madeiro Beach ©
Madeiro Beach
Barra de Cunhau ©
Barra de Cunhau
Praia Tibau do Sul ©
Praia Tibau do Sul

7
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Baia dos Porcos and Praia do Leão. Appreciate the collections at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS and Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Porto de Santo Antonio Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boldro Beacch, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and examine the collection at Shark Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha itinerary planner.

You can fly from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. Traveling from Praia da Pipa in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Fernando de Noronha, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to fly to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island
Atalaia Beach ©
Atalaia Beach

5
nights
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.
Igreja de Sao Joao Batista and Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia dos Coqueiros and Praia de Taipe. Take a break from Porto Seguro with a short trip to Coroa Vermelha Beach in Santa Cruz Cabralia, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Reserva Pataxo da Jaqueira, enjoy the sand and surf at Pitinga Beach, stroll through Mirror Beach, and see the vivid underwater world at Recife de Fora.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Porto Seguro online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Porto Seguro takes 12 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto Seguro, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in July, expect Porto Seguro to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Coroa Vermelha Beach
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Praia dos Coqueiros ©
Praia dos Coqueiros
Praia de Taipe ©
Praia de Taipe
Igreja de Sao Joao Batista ©
Igreja de Sao Joao Batista

3
nights
Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil

Morro de Sao Paulo ©
One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz and Farol do Morro. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto) and Garapua Beach. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Segunda Praia and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gamboa Beach.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Morro de Sao Paulo itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Porto Seguro to Morro de Sao Paulo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Porto Seguro in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Morro de Sao Paulo, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Itacare.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Segunda Praia ©
Segunda Praia
Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto) ©
Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto)
Farol do Morro ©
Farol do Morro

4
nights
Itacare, Brazil

Itacare ©
Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
Visit Jeribucacu Beach and Praia da Tiririca for some beach relaxation. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Prainha Beach and Taipus de Fora Beach. Step out of Itacare with an excursion to Barra Grande Beach in Barra Grande--about 1h 55 min away. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Engenhoca Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ribeira Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Itacare route maker app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Morro de Sao Paulo to Itacare takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Morro de Sao Paulo in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Itacare. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Ouro Preto.

Things to do in Itacare

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Barra Grande Beach, Taipus de Fora Beach
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Jeribucacu Beach ©
Jeribucacu Beach
Taipus de Fora Beach ©
Taipus de Fora Beach
Prainha Beach ©
Prainha Beach

3
nights
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.
Visit Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar and Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Casa dos Contos and Mina Du Veloso. When in Ouro Preto, make a side trip to see Rua Frei Durao in Mariana, approximately Mariana away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museum of Mineralogy, explore the world behind art at Museu da Inconfidencia, don't miss a visit to Praca Tiradentes, and admire the landmark architecture of Igreja Nossa Senhora do Carmo.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ouro Preto vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Itacare to Ouro Preto in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Ouro Preto sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Campos Do Jordao.

Things to do in Ouro Preto

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Rua Frei Durao
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Mina Du Veloso ©
Mina Du Veloso
Casa dos Contos ©
Casa dos Contos
Church of Sao Francisco de Assis ©
Church of Sao Francisco de Assis

4
nights
Campos Do Jordao, Brazil

Campos Do Jordao ©
Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pedra do Bau and Vila Capivari. Get outdoors at Pico Agudo and Off-Road Tours. Explore Campos Do Jordao's surroundings by going to Aparecida (Passarela da Fe, National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Casa da Xilogravura, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the natural beauty at Jardim dos Pinhais Ecco Parque, and admire the landmark architecture of Boa Vista Palace.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Campos Do Jordao journey website.

You can drive from Ouro Preto to Campos Do Jordao in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Ouro Preto to Campos Do Jordao is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Campos Do Jordao

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Aparecida, Santo Antonio do Pinhal, Pedra do Bau
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Matriz Basilica Nossa Senhora Aparecida ©
Matriz Basilica Nossa Senhora Aparecida
Pedra do Bau ©
Pedra do Bau
Pico Agudo ©
Pico Agudo

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana and Museu da Republica. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, Imperial Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Pedra Bonita, don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, admire the striking features of Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, and walk around Parque Lage.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip maker.

Drive from Campos Do Jordao to Rio de Janeiro in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Campos Do Jordao to Rio de Janeiro, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Petropolis
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Pedra Bonita ©
Pedra Bonita
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

3
nights
Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia ©
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.
Visiting Cerro Castor (Castor Mount) and Glacier Martial will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Ushuaia Bay and Les Éclaireurs Lighthouse. There's much more to do: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, see the interesting displays at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ushuaia holiday builder app.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Ushuaia in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August, expect Ushuaia to be colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Cerro Castor (Castor Mount) ©
Cerro Castor (Castor Mount)
Ushuaia Bay ©
Ushuaia Bay
Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia ©
Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia

6
nights
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.
Visiting Catedral Alta Patagonis and Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Museo del Lago Gutierrez and Parroquia San Eduardo. Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take a leisurely stroll along Isla Victoria.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Carlos de Bariloche route planner.

Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Ushuaia in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Carlos de Bariloche: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Salta.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro ©
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Salta, Argentina

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Menor San Francisco, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro San Bernardo, and finally contemplate the long history of Convento San Bernardo. On the next day, examine the collection at Salta Cabildo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Salta, then don't miss a visit to Plaza 9 de Julio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Virgen de los Tres Cerritos.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Salta attractions planner.

You can fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Salta in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in August, plan for much hotter days in Salta, with highs around 27°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Salta Cabildo ©
Salta Cabildo
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos ©
Virgen de los Tres Cerritos
Basilica Menor San Francisco ©
Basilica Menor San Francisco

7
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.
Sacsayhuaman and Salinas de Maras will appeal to history buffs. Visiting exploor and Hacienda del Chalan will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Cusco side-trips: Moray (in Maras) and Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo (in Ollantaytambo). Spend the 23rd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Qorikancha, wander the streets of San Blas, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, and get engrossed in the history at Museo de Vida Monastica - Monasterio de Santa Catalina del Cusco.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cusco trip site.

You can fly from Salta to Cusco in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time to Peru Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Salta in August since evenings lows in Cusco dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Maras, Hacienda del Chalan, Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Moray ©
Moray
exploor ©
exploor

3
nights
Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil

Alto Paraiso de Goias ©
Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Almecegas I Waterfalls and Jardim de Maytreia. Take a break from the city and head to Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros and Cachoeira dos Cristais. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Catarata dos Couros, explore the striking landscape at Vale da Lua, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sertao Zen.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Alto Paraiso de Goias online tour planner.

Getting from Cusco to Alto Paraiso de Goias by combination of flight and bus takes about 14.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cusco to Alto Paraiso de Goias is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros ©
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros
Catarata dos Couros
Catarata dos Couros
Almecegas I Waterfalls ©
Almecegas I Waterfalls

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