60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 8 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 Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 5 nights
Drive
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Paraty, Brazil
— 5 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 7 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
— 5 nights
Fly
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Santiago, Chile
— 4 nights
Fly
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Cusco, Peru
— 5 nights
Drive
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Machu Picchu, Peru
— 3 nights
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Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to San Cristobal, Ferry to Puerto Ayora
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 6 nights
Drive to San Cristóbal Airport, Fly to Ankara

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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 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fernado de Noronha Island, enjoy breathtaking views from Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro, and head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha day trip planning app.

Ankara, Turkey to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Ankara to Fernando de Noronha, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ankara in October, things will get much warmer in Fernando de Noronha: highs are around 34°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to 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 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Catarata dos Couros, get great views at Janela Lookout, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and get a taste of life in the country at Morada do Sol.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Alto Paraiso de Goias road trip tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Fernando de Noronha to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 11.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.
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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, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, and stroll through Copacabana Beach.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro tour itinerary planning website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Rio de Janeiro in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Rio de Janeiro. In October, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive 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: don't miss a visit to Centro Historico, take in the awesome beauty at Pao de Acucar Peak, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of Penha, and kick back and relax at Ilha da Cotia Beach.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paraty road trip planning app.

Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Paraty in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) 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: discover the deep blue sea with Aquamarina Mergulho, delve into the distant past at Aqueduto, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dois Rios Beach, and explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ilha Grande trip itinerary builder app.

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. October in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Buenos Aires.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina — 5 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: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Japones, and take a stroll through Puerto Madero.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires trip builder site.

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. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ilha Grande in October; daily highs in Buenos Aires reach 24°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can fly 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.
Step out of Santiago to go to Valle Nevado and see Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, see the interesting displays at La Chascona, look for gifts at Patio Bellavista, and fly down the slopes at La Parva Ski Resort.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Santiago travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Santiago by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Santiago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to fly to Cusco.
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Cusco, Peru — 5 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, look for gifts at Hilo, steep yourself in history at Qorikancha, and admire the landmark architecture of Centro Historico De Cusco.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cusco driving holiday planner.

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 to Peru Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In November in Cusco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Machu Picchu.
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Machu Picchu, Peru — 3 nights

A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
On the 15th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Winay Wayna and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Centro de Masajes Samay.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Machu Picchu visit planner.

You can drive from Cusco to Machu Picchu in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel 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, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve, take in the dramatic natural features at Las Grietas, kick back and relax at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, and relax and rejuvenate at Siluet Derm Spa.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Ayora trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Machu Picchu to Puerto Ayora takes 20.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, flight, and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador — 6 nights

The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Cerro Tijeretas. There's still lots to do: cast your line with Eco-Challenger Galapagos Tour Agency, kick back and relax at Puerto Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Inmaculada Concepcion, and make a trip to Segunda Zona Naval de la Armada del Ecuador.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Baquerizo Moreno road trip site.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in 3.5 hours. In November in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
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