60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Praia da Pipa, Brazil
— 3 nights
2
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 6 nights
3
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil
— 4 nights
4
Maragogi, Brazil
— 3 nights
5
Maceio, Brazil
— 3 nights
6
Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 3 nights
7
Itacare, Brazil
— 4 nights
8
Porto Seguro, Brazil
— 4 nights
9
Florianopolis, Brazil
— 5 nights
10
El Chalten, Argentina
— 3 nights
11
El Calafate, Argentina
— 3 nights
12
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 5 nights
13
Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 5 nights
14
Ilhabela, Brazil
— 7 nights

3
nights
Praia da Pipa, Brazil

Praia da Pipa ©
Some of Brazil's finest beaches stand among top Praia de Pipa tourist attractions, though the area also features lively nightlife and a big selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, and artisan workshops.
Relax by the water at Barra de Cunhau and Tibau do Sul Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Praia Tibau do Sul and Chapadao Hill. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Madeiro Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Amor Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santuario Ecologico de Pipa.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Praia da Pipa trip itinerary planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Praia da Pipa is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Johannesburg in December since evenings lows in Praia da Pipa dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Tibau do Sul, Barra de Cunhau
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Barra de Cunhau ©
Barra de Cunhau
Madeiro Beach ©
Madeiro Beach
Praia Tibau do Sul ©
Praia Tibau do Sul

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Conceicao Beach and Praia do Cachorro. We've included these beaches for you: Baia do Sancho and Atalaia Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Fernado de Noronha Island, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, stroll through Praia do Sueste, and make a trip to Fortaleza N S dos Remedios.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha visit site.

Traveling by flight from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha takes 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha. In December, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Conceicao Beach ©
Conceicao Beach
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

4
nights
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia de Calhetas and River Maracaipe tour. Relax by the water at Serrambi Beach and Muro Alto Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Gamboa Beach, see Off-Road Tours, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas visit app.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Maragogi.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Praia de Calhetas
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Praia de Calhetas ©
Praia de Calhetas
Serrambi Beach ©
Serrambi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Maragogi, Brazil

Maragogi ©
Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Get in touch with nature at Praia Ponta de Mangue and Beach Patacho - Ecological Route Miracles. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lages Beach and Xareu Beach. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra Grande Beach, identify plant and animal life at Gales de Maragogi, and enjoy the sand and surf at Japaratinga Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Maragogi online day trip planner.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Maragogi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 25°C in Maragogi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Maceio.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Porto de Pedras, Japaratinga Beach
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Praia Ponta de Mangue ©
Praia Ponta de Mangue
Lages Beach ©
Lages Beach
Xareu Beach ©
Xareu Beach

3
nights
Maceio, Brazil

Maceio ©
Dazzling waters, long stretches of white sand beach, and the splendid colors of nearby mineral cliffs typify Maceio, the laid-back capital of Alagoas state.
Get outdoors at Barra de Sao Miguel Beach and Praia de Sonho Verde. We've included these beaches for you: Praia do Gunga and Ponta Verde Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Paripueira Beach (in Paripueira) and Frances Beach (in Praia do Frances). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Praia de Pajucara and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipioca.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Maceio tour itinerary website.

Getting from Maragogi to Maceio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Maceio can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Maceio

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Paripueira, Barra de Sao Miguel Beach, Frances Beach, Praia do Gunga
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Barra de Sao Miguel Beach ©
Barra de Sao Miguel Beach
Praia de Sonho Verde ©
Praia de Sonho Verde
Praia do Gunga ©
Praia do Gunga

3
nights
Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil

Morro de Sao Paulo ©
One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gamboa Beach and Farol do Morro. Get in touch with nature at Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto) and Quarta Praia. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Garapua Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Segunda Praia, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Morro de Sao Paulo trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Maceio to Morro de Sao Paulo in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Morro de Sao Paulo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Itacare.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto) ©
Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto)
Gamboa Beach ©
Gamboa Beach
Quarta Praia ©
Quarta Praia

4
nights
Itacare, Brazil

Itacare ©
Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
Explore hidden gems such as Taipus de Fora Beach and Jeribucacu Beach. Visiting Prainha Beach and Ribeira Beach will get you outdoors. Step out of Itacare with an excursion to Barra Grande Beach in Barra Grande--about 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Tiririca, enjoy the sand and surf at Engenhoca Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, and admire the sheer force of Tijuipe Waterfall.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Itacare day trip planner.

Getting from Morro de Sao Paulo to Itacare by combination of ferry and bus takes about 5.5 hours. December in Itacare sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Itacare

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Barra Grande Beach, Taipus de Fora Beach
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Taipus de Fora Beach ©
Taipus de Fora Beach
Prainha Beach ©
Prainha Beach
Jeribucacu Beach ©
Jeribucacu Beach

4
nights
Porto Seguro, Brazil

Porto Seguro ©
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
You'll get in some beach time at Coroa Vermelha Beach and Praia de Taipe. Step out of the city life by going to Praia dos Coqueiros and Praia dos Nativos. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Mirror Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Recife de Fora, take in panoramic vistas at Quadrado, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Taperapua Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Porto Seguro tour planner.

You can drive from Itacare to Porto Seguro in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In December in Porto Seguro, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Coroa Vermelha Beach
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Coroa Vermelha Beach ©
Coroa Vermelha Beach
Praia de Taipe ©
Praia de Taipe
Praia dos Coqueiros ©
Praia dos Coqueiros

5
nights
Florianopolis, Brazil

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Escape the urban bustle at Lagoinha do Leste and Praia Mole. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ferrugem Beach and Itapema Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Florianopolis: Bombinhas Beach (in Bombinhas), Praia das Laranjeiras (in Balneario Camboriu) and Praia do Rosa (in Praia do Rosa). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Barra da Lagoa Beach and step off the mainland to explore Campeche island.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florianopolis travel route builder.

Traveling by flight from Porto Seguro to Florianopolis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to El Chalten.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Bombinhas Beach, Itapema Beach, Ferrugem Beach, Praia do Rosa, Praia das Laranjeiras
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Ferrugem Beach ©
Ferrugem Beach
Lagoinha do Leste ©
Lagoinha do Leste
Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole

3
nights
El Chalten, Argentina

El Chalten ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Fitz Roy and Laguna de los Tres. Visiting Laguna Torre and Chorillo del Salto will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Huemul, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Capri, take in the awesome beauty at Sendero Loma del Pliegue Tumbado, and take some stellar pictures from El Mirador De Los Condores.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our El Chalten trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Florianopolis to El Chalten takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to El Calafate.

Things to do in El Chalten

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Laguna de los Tres
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Fitz Roy ©
Fitz Roy
Laguna de los Tres ©
Laguna de los Tres
Laguna Torre ©
Laguna Torre

3
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El Calafate, Argentina

El Calafate ©
El Calafate tourism thrives mostly thanks to the city's proximity to a World Heritage-listed national park, famed for containing over 40 large glaciers.
Get outdoors at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno and Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal. Explore hidden gems such as Upsala Glacier and Lago Argentino. Next up on the itinerary: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for El Calafate using our trip planner.

You can drive from El Chalten to El Calafate in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Calafate

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal ©
Laguna Nimez Reserva Natural Municipal
Upsala Glacier ©
Upsala Glacier

5
nights
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

San Carlos de Bariloche ©
Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Isla Victoria.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Carlos de Bariloche road trip planning app.

Getting from El Calafate to San Carlos de Bariloche by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from El Calafate in January: highs in San Carlos de Bariloche hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro ©
Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro
Fishing Charters & Tours
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi

5
nights
Ilha Grande, Brazil

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Take a break from the city and head to Lagoa Azul and Abraaozinho Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dois Rios Beach and Freguesia de Santana Beach. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Camiranga Beach, stroll through Praia Preta, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, and delve into the lush surroundings at Tropical Forest.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ilha Grande road trip planner.

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to Ilha Grande by combination of flight, bus, and ferry takes about 15 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in January, you will find days in Ilha Grande are a bit warmer (37°C), and nights are much warmer (26°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul
Dois Rios Beach ©
Dois Rios Beach
Abraaozinho Beach ©
Abraaozinho Beach

7
nights
Ilhabela, Brazil

Ilhabela ©
Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Baia de Castelhanos Beach and Praia Pedra do Sino. Get outdoors at Jabaquara Beach and Praia da Baleia. Venture out of the city with trips to Pauba Beach (in Pauba), Juquehy Beach (in Sao Sebastiao) and Maresias Beach (in Maresias). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Da Feiticeira, kick back and relax at Bonete Beach, and admire the sheer force of Gato Waterfall.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ilhabela trip planner.

Getting from Ilha Grande to Ilhabela by combination of ferry and car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Ilha Grande in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Ilhabela, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Sao Sebastiao
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Praia Pedra do Sino ©
Praia Pedra do Sino
Juquehy Beach ©
Juquehy Beach
Baia de Castelhanos Beach ©
Baia de Castelhanos Beach

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