60 days in South America Itinerary

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Fly to San Cristóbal Airport, Drive to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 4 nights
Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to Santiago
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Santiago, Chile
— 4 nights
Fly to Puerto Montt, Bus to Castro
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Castro, Chile
— 6 nights
Fly to Carrasco International /General C L Berisso Airport, Drive to Maldonado
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Maldonado, Uruguay
— 3 nights
Fly
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
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Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 7 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty, Brazil
— 6 nights
Drive
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 6 nights
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador — 5 nights

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 sightseeing, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Interpretation Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Loberia, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Carola, and get a new perspective on things with Ecuagringo Fishing.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip itinerary maker site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in January, things will get much hotter in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno: highs are around 34°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador — 5 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, wildlife, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station, head outdoors with Think Galapagos, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna las Ninfas, and take in the exciting artwork at Samay Latin Art.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Puerto Ayora trip tool.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Ayora in 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Puerto Ayora can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Puerto Villamil.
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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador — 4 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Los Tuneles, identify plant and animal life at Isabela Island Wetlands Complex, don't miss a visit to Malecon Cuna del Sol, and explore the activities along Laguna Salinas.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Villamil journey maker app.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Ecuador Time to Galapagos Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Santiago.
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Santiago, Chile — 4 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.
Santiago is known for shopping, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, see the interesting displays at La Chascona, get engrossed in the history at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, and stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Santiago tour itinerary builder site.

Fly from Puerto Villamil to Santiago in 17 hours. The time zone changes from Galapagos Time to Chile Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Castro.
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Castro, Chile — 6 nights

Main city on Chile's Chiloe Island, Castro represents one of the country's oldest inhabited settlements, making its fortune as both a tourist center and transportation hub.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ancud (Museo Bomberil Cuerpo de Bomberos de Ancud & Museo Regional de Ancud) and Quilun Ecoturismo Marino (in Queilen). There's lots more to do: walk around Parque Tantauco, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Rosario, step off the mainland to explore Islotes de Punihuil, and explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Moderno Chiloe.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Castro journey builder website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Santiago to Castro takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in February, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Maldonado.
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Maldonado, Uruguay — 3 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.
Maldonado is known for museums, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, examine the collection at Museo Del Mar, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Montoya, and awaken your taste buds at The Wine Experience.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Maldonado online trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Castro to Maldonado. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Castro to Maldonado. In February, Maldonado is somewhat warmer than Castro - with highs of 29°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Buenos Aires.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina — 6 nights

Queen of La Plata

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 Cementerio de la Recoleta, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, wander the streets of Puerto Madero, and get to know the fascinating history of Calle Defensa.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Buenos Aires trip maker site.

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, daytime highs in Buenos Aires are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ilha Grande.
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Ilha Grande, Brazil — 7 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: enjoy the sand and surf at Caxadaco Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoa Azul, indulge in some personalized pampering at Namaste Terapias Corporais, and explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

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Getting from Buenos Aires to Ilha Grande by combination of flight, bus, and ferry takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Buenos Aires, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ilha Grande, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paraty.
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Paraty, Brazil — 6 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: take a stroll through Centro Historico, step off the mainland to explore Ilha do Cedro, contemplate the waterfront views at Cachoeira do Taquari, and stroll through Praia Ilha do Pelado.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paraty tour itinerary 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 up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Rio de Janeiro.
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — 6 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: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra da Tijuca Beach.

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You can drive from Paraty to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In March in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to fly to Fernando de Noronha.
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil — 6 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 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, stroll through Trilha do Piquinho, trek along Trilha Costa Esmeralda, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha takes 7 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.
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