60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South America trip planner

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
Drive
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Paraty, Brazil
— 6 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 8 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro, Fly to Buenos Aires
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 7 nights
Fly to El Calafate, Bus to El Chalten
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El Chalten, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Drive to El Calafate Airport, Fly to Mocopulli Airport, Drive to Chonchi
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Chonchi, Chile
— 7 nights
Drive to Mocopulli Airport, 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
— 6 nights
Ferry to Baltra Ferry Terminal, Fly to Chennai

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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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, stroll through Praia do Cacimba do Padre, examine the collection at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS, and take an in-depth tour of Fernando de Noronha Memorial.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha tour itinerary builder app.

Chennai, India to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 35.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Chennai, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Fernando de Noronha, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
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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 beaches, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and take a stroll through Santa Teresa.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip builder.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro in 7 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. March in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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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 historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Centro Historico, head outdoors with Cachoeira do Taquari, sample the fine beverages at Alambique Engenho D'Ouro, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sao Goncalo Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paraty trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Paraty in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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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: enjoy the sand and surf at Meros Beach, stroll through Caxadaco Beach, get a dose of the wild on LiG Lanchas, and enjoy the sea views from Castelhanos Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Ilha Grande trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll set off for Buenos Aires on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

— 7 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 nightlife, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, wander the streets of Palermo, shop like a local with Puerto Madero, and admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires online itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilha Grande to Buenos Aires takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Ilha Grande in March: high temperatures in Buenos Aires hover around 29°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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El Chalten, Argentina

— 3 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.
El Chalten is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Fitz Roy, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Torre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna de los Tres.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our El Chalten sightseeing site.

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 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chonchi.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Chonchi, Chile

— 7 nights
Chonchi is a Chilean town and commune located in Los Lagos Region. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chonchi: Punta Pirulil (in Cucao) and Quilun Ecoturismo Marino (in Queilen). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Parque Tantauco, head off the coast to Chiloe, get great views at Animas de Cucao, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Huillinco.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Chonchi trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from El Chalten to Chonchi. The time zone difference when traveling from El Chalten to Chonchi is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Chonchi can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. You'll set off for Santiago on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Chonchi

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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Santiago, Chile

— 6 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.
Step out of Santiago to go to San Jose de Maipo and see River Rafting & Tubing, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Cerro Santa Lucia, take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, get a taste of the local shopping with Patio Bellavista, and admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Santiago trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Chonchi to Santiago with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

— 6 nights
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Go for a jaunt from Puerto Ayora to Baltra to see North Seymour Island about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station, relax in the rural setting at El Trapiche Ecologico Galapagos, wander the wide-open spaces of Rancho Primicias, and kick back and relax at El Garrapatero.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Ayora online visit planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Santiago to Puerto Ayora in 15.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Puerto Ayora due to the time zone difference. In April in Puerto Ayora, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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