6 days in Paraguay Itinerary

6 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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6 days in Paraguay Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Asuncion
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Pilar
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
San Cosme y Damian
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Guaira Department
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
5
Capiibary
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Ciudad Del Este
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h
End: Buenos Aires

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): head outdoors with Parque Nu Guasu and then get outside with Parque de la Salud.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Asuncion online attractions planner .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Asuncion is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Argentine Time (ART) to Paraguay Time (PYT) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Buenos Aires in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Asuncion, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pilar.

Things to do in Asuncion

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Parque Nu Guasu ©
Parque Nu Guasu

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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. On the 15th (Fri), examine the collection at Museo Cabildo de Pilar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Pilar, and then take an in-depth tour of Museo Alberzoni.

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You can drive from Asuncion to Pilar in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Paraguay Time (PYT) to Argentine Time (ART) is 1 hour. March in Pilar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Cosme y Damian.

Things to do in Pilar

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Alberzoni ©
Museo Alberzoni

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San Cosme y Damian

San Cosme y Damian ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Cosme y Damian trip planner .

You can drive from Pilar to San Cosme y Damian in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in San Cosme y Damian can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sat) before leaving for Guaira Department.

Things to do in San Cosme y Damian

Historic Sites Museums
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Guaira Department

Guaira Department ©
Guairá is a department in Paraguay. On the 17th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque Manuel Ortiz Guerrero and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro Akati.

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Getting from San Cosme y Damian to Guaira Department by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Cosme y Damian to Guaira Department. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Capiibary.

Things to do in Guaira Department

Parks Nature
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Cerro Akati ©
Cerro Akati
Parque Manuel Ortiz Guerrero ©
Parque Manuel Ortiz Guerrero

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Capiibary

Capiibary ©
On the 18th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Cerro Dos de Oro.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Capiibary vacation tool .

Drive from Guaira Department to Capiibary in 3 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Capiibary

Wildlife Parks
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Cerro Dos de Oro ©
Cerro Dos de Oro

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get outside with Lago de la Republica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Blas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Snow Park, then browse the different shops at SAX, and finally pause for some photo ops at Scientific Monument Moises Santiago Bertoni.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ciudad Del Este trip planner .

You can drive from Capiibary to Ciudad Del Este in 4.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Capiibary to Ciudad Del Este due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Snow Park ©
Snow Park
Catedral de San Blas ©
Catedral de San Blas
Lago de la Republica ©
Lago de la Republica

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