60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Glasgow, United Kingdom
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h
2
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
3
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
6
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Santiago, Chile
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
8
Cusco, Peru
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
9
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 5 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
10
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 7 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
11
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 5 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Glasgow, United Kingdom

6
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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Baia do Sancho, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, hike along Trilha do Piquinho, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha travel planner.

Glasgow, UK to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Glasgow in December: high temperatures in Fernando de Noronha hover around 35°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 6:
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, stroll through Leblon Beach, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro takes 8 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. January in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 12:
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

5
nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and examine the collection at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo.

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Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January, expect Sao Paulo to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 17:
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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue

2
nights
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
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 18th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sao Paulo in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Foz do Iguacu: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

6
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, take a stroll through Palermo, and ponder the world of politics at Casa Rosada.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Buenos Aires online holiday planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Foz do Iguacu to Buenos Aires in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Foz do Iguacu in January, plan for slightly colder days in Buenos Aires, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Plaza de Mayo ©
Plaza de Mayo

5
nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Montevideo: Punta Ballena (Mirador Punta Ballena, Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, &more), Piriapolis (Cerro San Antonio & Playa Punta Colorada) and Pizzorno Family Estates (in Canelones). There's much more to do: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, get a sense of history and politics at Palacio Legislativo, admire the masterpieces at Palacio Taranco, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Salvo.

Discover how to plan a Montevideo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Montevideo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Buenos Aires in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Montevideo, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Montevideo

Beaches Parks Museums

Side Trips

Maldonado, Piriapolis, Pizzorno Family Estates
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Pizzorno Family Estates ©
Pizzorno Family Estates
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo

5
nights
Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Santiago is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at San Cristóbal Hill, take in the pleasant sights at Plaza de Armas, admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and get a taste of the local shopping with Patio Bellavista.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Santiago road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Montevideo to Santiago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Montevideo to Santiago due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 4:
Highlights from your plan
La Chascona ©
La Chascona
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia

5
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.
Cusco is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, explore the ancient world of Qorikancha, take an in-depth tour of Museo Inka, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cusco itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to Cusco takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Peru Standard Time (PET) is minus 1 hour. In February, daily temperatures in Cusco can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Winay Wayna, Sacred Valley of the Incas
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 9:
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Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Sacred Valley of the Incas ©
Sacred Valley of the Incas

5
nights
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador

Puerto Villamil ©
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
Puerto Villamil is known for nature, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get impressive views of Sierra Negra, head off the coast to Las Tintoreras, take a memorable drive along Isabela Island Wetlands Complex, and stop by Los Tuneles.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Villamil trip planner.

You can fly from Cusco to Puerto Villamil in 13 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cusco to Puerto Villamil is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sierra Negra
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Sierra Negra ©
Sierra Negra
Las Tintoreras ©
Las Tintoreras
Concha de Perla ©
Concha de Perla

7
nights
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

Puerto Ayora ©
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Puerto Ayora is known for parks, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Charles Darwin Research Station, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, relax in the rural setting at El Trapiche Ecologico Galapagos, and kick back and relax at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Ayora road trip planning app.

Ride a ferry from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Bellavista
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve ©
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve
El Garrapatero ©
El Garrapatero

5
nights
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno ©
The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is known for wildlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Dona Pilo, learn more about the world around you at Interpretation Center, head off the coast to Isla Lobos, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno visit app.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

San Cristobal
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Cerro Tijeretas ©
Cerro Tijeretas
Dona Pilo ©
Dona Pilo
Isla Lobos ©
Isla Lobos

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