60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 7 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 8 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 290, Fly to Maldonado
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Maldonado, Uruguay
— 4 nights
Fly
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
Fly to El Calafate, Bus to El Chalten
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El Chalten, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Drive to El Calafate Airport, Fly to Mocopulli Airport, Drive to Chonchi
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Chonchi, Chile
— 6 nights
Drive
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Ancud, Chile
— 5 nights
Bus to Puerto Montt, Fly to Santiago
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Santiago, Chile
— 6 nights
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Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to San Cristobal, Ferry to Puerto Ayora
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 7 nights
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Ferry to San Cristobal, Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to London

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil — 7 nights

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, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, stroll through Praia do Bode, get engrossed in the history at Fernando de Noronha Memorial, and see the interesting displays at Fundacao Projeto Tamar - Fernando de Noronha.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha trip planner.

London, UK to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from London to Fernando de Noronha. In February, Fernando de Noronha is much hotter than London - with highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — 6 nights

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: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, take a stroll through Santa Teresa, and get great views at Leblon Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro itinerary tool.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 7 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.
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Ilha Grande, Brazil — 8 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: surround yourself with nature on LiG Lanchas, enjoy the sand and surf at Itaguacu Beach, explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, and stroll through Lopes Mendes Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande road trip planning app.

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. In February, daytime highs in Ilha Grande are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Maldonado.
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Find places to stay Feb 14 — 22:

Maldonado, Uruguay — 4 nights

One of the larger cities in the country, Maldonado draws visitors primarily interested in the city's coastline and the wider region's beaches.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maldonado: Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar) and Playa Punta Colorada (in Piriapolis). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Mansa, step off the mainland to explore Isla Gorriti, and stroll through Playa Montoya.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Maldonado route planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilha Grande to Maldonado in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Traveling from Ilha Grande in February, things will get little chillier in Maldonado: highs are around 29°C and lows about 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Buenos Aires.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina — 6 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, take a stroll through Palermo, and admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Maldonado to Buenos Aires takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. In February in Buenos Aires, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to El Chalten.
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El Chalten, Argentina — 2 nights

Nestled up against the hills of the Los Glaciares National Park, El Chalten serves as one of the nation's most bustling hubs for hikers and backpackers heading out into the wild landscape of southern Patagonia.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the activities along Laguna Capri, stroll through Laguna de los Tres, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fitz Roy.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our El Chalten trip app.

Getting from Buenos Aires to El Chalten by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Chonchi.
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Chonchi, Chile — 6 nights

Chonchi is a Chilean town and commune located in Los Lagos Region. Change things up with these side-trips from Chonchi: Quilun Ecoturismo Marino (in Queilen) and Cucao (Punta Pirulil & Muelle de las Almas). There's much more to do: stroll around Parque Tantauco, take some stellar pictures from Animas de Cucao, explore the activities along Lago Huillinco, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Vilupulli.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Chonchi trip itinerary builder website.

Explore your travel options from El Chalten to Chonchi with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from El Chalten to Chonchi. In March, daytime highs in Chonchi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ancud.
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Ancud, Chile — 5 nights

A city of 40,000 people, Ancud was the capital of Chiloe Archipelago until it was superseded by the city of Castro in 1982.
Get out of town with these interesting Ancud side-trips: Castro (Aylla Chiloe & Museo Municipal de Castro), Dalcahue (Cascadas de Tocoihue & Museo Historico Etnografico) and Isla Mechuque (in Quemchi). There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Islotes de Punihuil, get a dose of the wild on Pinguineras, make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Ancud, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Ancud.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ancud trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Chonchi to Ancud in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Ancud are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Santiago.
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Santiago, Chile — 6 nights

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Get out of town with these interesting Santiago side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in San Jose de Maipo) and Region IX Ltd (in Villarrica). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, hunt for treasures at Central Market (Mercado Central), and take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Santiago day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ancud to Santiago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Puerto Ayora.
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Find places to stay Mar 18 — 24:

Puerto Ayora, Ecuador — 7 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Charles Darwin Research Station, explore the fascinating underground world of Lava Tunnel, browse the exhibits of Samay Latin Art, and walk around El Garrapatero.

For where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Ayora travel planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Santiago to Puerto Ayora in 15.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Puerto Ayora. In March, daytime highs in Puerto Ayora are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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