9 days in South America Itinerary

9 days in South America Itinerary

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Porto Seguro, Brazil
— 3 nights
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Brasilia, Brazil
— 1 night
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Florianopolis, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Porto Seguro, Brazil — 3 nights

In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Igreja de Sao Joao Batista and Quadrado. Get some historical perspective at Centro Historico and Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Coqueiros, stroll through Pitinga Beach, and find something for the whole family at Eco Parque Arraial d'Ajuda.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Porto Seguro day trip planner.

New York City, USA to Porto Seguro is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 2 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Porto Seguro reach 83°F and lows reach 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to fly to Brasilia.
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Brasilia, Brazil — 1 night

Capital of Hope

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
On the 2nd (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Templo da Boa Vontade, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Dom Bosco, and then admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Brasilia route planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto Seguro to Brasilia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Porto Seguro in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Brasilia, with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to fly to Florianopolis.
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Florianopolis, Brazil — 2 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
On the 3rd (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoinha do Leste, then kick back and relax at Praia do Campeche, and then explore the activities along Lagoa da Conceicao. On the next day, stop by Costa da Lagoa, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra da Lagoa Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Mole.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Florianopolis itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Brasilia to Florianopolis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Florianopolis when traveling from Brasilia in January, with lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Buenos Aires.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cementerio de la Recoleta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Primada, then wander the streets of Puerto Madero, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Mayo, and finally ponder the world of politics at Casa Rosada.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Buenos Aires road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Florianopolis to Buenos Aires takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Buenos Aires sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 70°F at night. You will leave for home on the 6th (Fri).
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