59 days in South America Itinerary

59 days in South America Itinerary

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59 days in South America Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  25​h
1
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  13​h 15​min
2
Ilhabela, Brazil
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + Drive + ferry:  6​h
3
Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + foot + bus:  4​h
4
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 5 nights
5
Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Porto Seguro, Brazil
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Itacare, Brazil
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  5​h
8
Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 3 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
9
Maceio, Brazil
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 15​min
10
Maragogi, Brazil
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
12
Praia da Pipa, Brazil
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h
13
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 7 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro and Circuito Chico. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piedras Blancas and Isla Victoria. On the 28th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and contemplate the geological forces at Cerro Tronador.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche road trip app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Carlos de Bariloche is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to San Carlos de Bariloche due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in September, with highs in San Carlos de Bariloche at 13°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis

2
nights
Ilhabela, Brazil

Ilhabela ©
Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Visiting Praia Da Feiticeira and Maresias Beach will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Jabaquara Beach and Baia de Castelhanos Beach. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Curral Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ilhabela trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from San Carlos de Bariloche to Ilhabela in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in October, things will get much warmer in Ilhabela: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Maresias Beach
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Baia de Castelhanos Beach ©
Baia de Castelhanos Beach
Jabaquara Beach ©
Jabaquara Beach
Praia Da Feiticeira ©
Praia Da Feiticeira

4
nights
Ilha Grande, Brazil

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Caxadaco Beach and Lagoa Azul. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia Preta and Aventureiro. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Dois Rios Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Funil.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ilha Grande travel route planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilhabela to Ilha Grande in 6 hours. In October, daytime highs in Ilha Grande are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Praia Preta ©
Praia Preta
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul
Aventureiro ©
Aventureiro

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Parque Nacional Tijuca and Sugarloaf Mountain. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Barra da Tijuca Beach and Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Pedra Bonita, pause for some photo ops at Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip planner .

Getting from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro by combination of ferry and bus takes about 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Pao de Acucar ©
Pao de Acucar
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

3
nights
Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil

Armacao dos Buzios ©
Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Take a break from the city and head to Mirante de Joao Fernandes and Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia. Relax by the water at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia and Praia do Forte. Take a break from Armacao dos Buzios with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Arraial do Cabo, about 1h 10 min away. It doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Porto da Barra Buzios and don't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Armacao dos Buzios road trip planning app .

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Armacao dos Buzios by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Armacao dos Buzios are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Arraial do Cabo, Praia do Forte
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Mirante de Joao Fernandes ©
Mirante de Joao Fernandes
Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia ©
Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia
Praia do Forte ©
Praia do Forte

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia dos Coqueiros and Taperapua Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Muta Beach and Taipe Beach. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Coroa Vermelha Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Joao Batista, and enjoy breathtaking views from Quadrado.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Porto Seguro sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Armacao dos Buzios to Porto Seguro takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Porto Seguro can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Itacare.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Coroa Vermelha Beach
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Muta Beach ©
Muta Beach
Coroa Vermelha Beach ©
Coroa Vermelha Beach
Taipe Beach ©
Taipe Beach

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ribeira Beach and Jeribucacu Beach. Get outdoors at Praia da Tiririca and Prainha Beach. Step out of Itacare with an excursion to Taipus de Fora Beach in Marau--about 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Havaizinho Beach and stroll through Itacarezinho Beach.

To plan Itacare vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Porto Seguro to Itacare takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Itacare are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Itacare

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Taipus de Fora Beach
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Taipus de Fora Beach ©
Taipus de Fora Beach
Prainha Beach ©
Prainha Beach
Jeribucacu Beach ©
Jeribucacu Beach

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Garapua Beach and Quarta Praia. Farol do Morro and Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: stroll through Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto) and kick back and relax at Segunda Praia.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Morro de Sao Paulo online route maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Itacare to Morro de Sao Paulo takes 5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Maceio.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto) ©
Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto)
Gamboa Beach ©
Gamboa Beach
Quarta Praia ©
Quarta Praia

2
nights
Maceio, Brazil

Maceio ©
Dazzling waters, long stretches of white sand beach, and the splendid colors of nearby mineral cliffs typify Maceio, the laid-back capital of Alagoas state.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Praia de Sonho Verde and Barra de Sao Miguel Beach. Relax by the water at Gunga Beach and Ponta Verde Beach. Step out of Maceio with an excursion to Paripueira Beach in Paripueira--about 46 minutes away. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipioca.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Maceio tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Morro de Sao Paulo to Maceio takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Morro de Sao Paulo in October since evenings lows in Maceio dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Maragogi.

Things to do in Maceio

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Paripueira, Barra de Sao Miguel Beach, Gunga Beach
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Praia de Sonho Verde ©
Praia de Sonho Verde
Barra de Sao Miguel Beach ©
Barra de Sao Miguel Beach
Gunga Beach ©
Gunga Beach

5
nights
Maragogi, Brazil

Maragogi ©
Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Step out of the city life by going to Peroba Beach and Japaratinga Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Toque Beach and Praia de Tamandare. Step out of Maragogi with an excursion to Beach Patacho - Ecological Route Miracles in Porto de Pedras--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Praia Ponta de Mangue, explore the gorgeous colors at Gales de Maragogi, get outside with Praia Do Dourado, and stroll through Zoologico Pet Silvestre.

To plan Maragogi vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Maceio to Maragogi by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Japaratinga, Praia de Tamandare, Toque Beach, Beach Patacho - Ecological Route Miracles
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Peroba Beach ©
Peroba Beach
Praia Ponta de Mangue ©
Praia Ponta de Mangue

5
nights
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
You'll get in some beach time at Serrambi Beach and Muro Alto Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Praia de Calhetas and Scuba & Snorkeling. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Natural Pools of Porto de Galinhas, kick back and relax at Praia De Maracaipe, and sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Porto de Galinhas trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Maragogi to Porto de Galinhas in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Maragogi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Porto de Galinhas, with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Praia de Calhetas
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Serrambi Beach ©
Serrambi Beach
Praia de Calhetas ©
Praia de Calhetas
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia Tibau do Sul and Barra de Cunhau. Get outdoors at Madeiro Beach and Dolphins Bay. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Pipa Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Cacimbinhas Cliffs, get great views at Chapadao Hill, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Madeiro Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Praia da Pipa day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Porto de Galinhas to Praia da Pipa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In November, daytime highs in Praia da Pipa are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Boldro Beacch and Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. We've included these beaches for you: Baia dos Golfinhos and Atalaia Beach. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Porto de Santo Antonio Beach, see the interesting displays at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS, stroll through Praia do Sueste, and get outside with Baia dos Porcos.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha trip planner .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Baia dos Golfinhos ©
Baia dos Golfinhos
Conceicao Beach ©
Conceicao Beach
Fernando de Noronha
Fernando de Noronha

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