60 days in Brazil, Chile & Peru Itinerary

60 days in Brazil, Chile & Peru Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 5 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 6 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty, Brazil
— 5 nights
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 3 nights
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Gramado, Brazil
— 2 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Santiago, Chile
— 5 nights
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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 5 nights
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Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
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Cusco, Peru
— 7 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil
— 5 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas, Brazil
— 3 nights
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 8 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — 5 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for sightseeing, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take in panoramic vistas at Mirante Dona Marta, kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planning website.

Singapore, Singapore to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Singapore to Rio de Janeiro. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in October, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.
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Ilha Grande, Brazil — 6 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Ilha Grande is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, relax and rejuvenate at Namaste Terapias Corporais, and enjoy the sand and surf at Grande das Palmas Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ilha Grande online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Paraty.
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Paraty, Brazil — 5 nights

Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: visit Centro Historico, enjoy the sand and surf at Saco do Mamangua Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cachadaco, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Paraty trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sao Paulo.
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Sao Paulo, Brazil — 3 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for shopping, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sao Paulo tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Paraty to Sao Paulo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In October in Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to fly to Gramado.
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Gramado, Brazil — 2 nights

Hydrangea Garden

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
On the 22nd (Sat), get in on the family fun at Snowland, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Rua Coberta, then explore the activities along Lago Negro, and then walk around Mini Mundo.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Gramado holiday maker app.

Fly from Sao Paulo to Gramado in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil — 2 nights

Land of the Waterfalls

A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Keep things going the next day: admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In October in Foz do Iguacu, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Santiago.
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Santiago, Chile — 5 nights

City of the Island Hills

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Take a break from Santiago with a short trip to Concha y Toro in Pirque, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerro Santa Lucia, get a taste of the local shopping with Patio Bellavista, do a tasting at Vina Cousino Macul, and take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Santiago tour planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Santiago takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Santiago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to fly to San Pedro de Atacama.
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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile — 5 nights

Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
San Pedro de Atacama is known for nature, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio, explore the activities along Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques, take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Pedro de Atacama trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Machu Picchu.
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Machu Picchu, Peru — 2 nights

A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at Centro de Masajes Samay and then delve into the distant past at Winay Wayna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Machu Picchu road trip planning website.

Getting from San Pedro de Atacama to Machu Picchu by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time to Peru Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Cusco.
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Cusco, Peru — 7 nights

Imperial City

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cusco: Maras (Moray & Salinas de Maras). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Sacsayhuaman, steep yourself in history at Tipon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Qorikancha, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Precolombino.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Cusco road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Machu Picchu to Cusco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Cusco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
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Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil — 5 nights

Highland Paradise

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.
Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, explore the striking landscape at Vale da Lua, stop by Cheiro de Mato Artesanato e Souvenir, and get great views at Janela Lookout.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Cusco to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Peru Standard Time (PET) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Porto de Galinhas.
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Porto de Galinhas, Brazil — 3 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Porto de Galinhas is known for beaches, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, hunt for treasures at Feira de Artesanato, stroll through Pontal de Maracaipe, and explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Porto de Galinhas by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Porto de Galinhas, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can fly to Fernando de Noronha.
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil — 8 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

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.
Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, kick back and relax at Praia do Sueste, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia dos Porcos, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha online journey planner.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in November, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel back home.
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Brazil travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.
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Chile travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Parks · Specialty Museums
Land of Poets
Squeezed between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, geographically diverse Chile is a long, thin stretch of land encompassing some of the world's driest deserts in the north, and some of its largest glacial fields in the south. Though most Chile holidays include some form of adventure in the vast wilderness areas, the country also contains charming cities providing plenty of urban things to do and see. Many tours of Chile include at least a brief visit to the country's lush wine regions, where backyard vineyards compete with sprawling estates producing some of the world's most respected whites and reds.
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Peru travel guide

4.6
Historic Sites · Parks · Landmarks
Land of the Incas
In a country renowned for its pre-Columbian archeological sites, no Peru vacation would be complete without an adrenaline-inducing hike to Machu Picchu, World Heritage-listed symbol of the once-mighty Incan Empire. Aside from visiting these spectacular ruins set against the backdrop of photogenic mountain peaks, most holidays in Peru also include an exploration of the country's pretty cities, boasting well-preserved colonial architecture and a slew of modern buildings housing fine museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants. Ideal for active vacationers, Peru trips are also tailor-made for gourmands, as the country's eclectic cuisine blends tasty influences from Africa, Asia, and Europe.
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