8 days in Paraguay Itinerary

8 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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8 days in Paraguay Itinerary

Start: New York City
+3
bus + Fly + bus + Drive:  16​h 15​min
1
Ciudad Del Este
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Encarnacion
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  1​h 15​min
3
San Cosme y Damian
— 1 night
bus:  5​h 30​min
4
Asuncion
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  15​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
Ciudad Del Este

Ciudad Del Este ©
The commercial center of eastern Paraguay, busy Ciudad Del Este serves primarily as a shopping destination for Argentines and Brazilians.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): stop by Monalisa, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Blas, and then admire the sheer force of Saltos del Monday. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Lago de la Republica and then buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Paris.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ciudad Del Este road trip planner.

New York City, USA to Ciudad Del Este is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Brasilia Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Ciudad Del Este at 71°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Encarnacion.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Shopping Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Saltos del Monday
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Monalisa ©
Monalisa
Lago de la Republica ©
Lago de la Republica
Shopping Paris ©
Shopping Paris

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Encarnacion

Encarnacion ©
Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at San Jose Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay, and then explore the ancient world of Ruinas de Jesús.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Encarnacion online tour planner .

You can drive from Ciudad Del Este to Encarnacion in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Paraguay Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. June in Encarnacion sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Cosme y Damian.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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San Jose Beach ©
San Jose Beach

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San Cosme y Damian

San Cosme y Damian ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Dunas de San Cosme y Damian and then browse the exhibits of Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Cosme y Damian holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Encarnacion to San Cosme y Damian takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Encarnacion to San Cosme y Damian is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Asuncion.

Things to do in San Cosme y Damian

Nature Parks Museums
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nights
Asuncion

Asuncion ©
Paraguay's capital and economic center, Asuncion ranks among the youngest cities on the continent, with more than half of its residents under 30 years of age.
On the 14th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Casa de la Independencia, then take an in-depth tour of Gran Hotel del Paraguay, then head outdoors with Parque de la Salud, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo del Barro. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Parque Nu Guasu, then get a sense of history and politics at Palacio de López, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Cabildo, and finally don't miss a visit to Costanera de Asuncion.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Asuncion trip planning app .

Take a bus from San Cosme y Damian to Asuncion in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Argentine Time to Paraguay Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June in Asuncion, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Asuncion

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Parque Nu Guasu ©
Parque Nu Guasu
Museo del Cabildo ©
Museo del Cabildo
Gran Hotel del Paraguay ©
Gran Hotel del Paraguay

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