14 days in Paraguay Itinerary

14 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  4 h
1
Asuncion
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Pilar
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Encarnacion
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Capiibary
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Ciudad Del Este
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Sao Paulo

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cultural Center of the Republic and Iglesia de la Santisima Trinidad. Catedral Virgen de Caacupe and Casa de la Independencia will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to San Bernardino (Lago Ypacarai & Aventura Xtrema), Cerro Coi (in Aregua) and Vivant (in Lambare). There's still lots to do: get outside with Parque de la Salud, ponder the world of politics at Palacio de López, make a trip to Costanera de Asuncion, and admire the masterpieces at Museo del Barro.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Asuncion online trip builder.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Asuncion is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sao Paulo to Asuncion. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pilar.

Things to do in Asuncion

Outdoors Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

San Bernardino, Cerro Coi, Vivant, Catedral Virgen de Caacupe
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Parque Nu Guasu ©
Parque Nu Guasu
Catedral Virgen de Caacupe ©
Catedral Virgen de Caacupe
Cultural Center of the Republic ©
Cultural Center of the Republic

1
day
Pilar

Pilar ©
Pilar is the capital city of the Paraguayan department of Ñeembucú, located along the Paraguay River in the southwestern part of the country. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museo Alberzoni, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Pilar, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Cabildo de Pilar.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Pilar journey maker.

Traveling by car from Asuncion to Pilar takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Asuncion to Pilar, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Pilar sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Encarnacion.

Things to do in Pilar

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Cabildo de Pilar ©
Museo Cabildo de Pilar
Museo Alberzoni ©
Museo Alberzoni

3
nights
Encarnacion

Encarnacion ©
Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
Get some historical perspective at La Santisima Trinidad De Parana and Iglesia Nuestra Senora de la Inmaculada Concepcion. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Playa Tacuary and Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian. Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at National Park Cordillera San Rafael. There's more to do: kick back and relax at San Jose Beach and appreciate the extensive heritage of Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Encarnacion trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Pilar to Encarnacion by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pilar to Encarnacion. In July, daily temperatures in Encarnacion can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Capiibary.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian, La Santisima Trinidad De Parana, National Park Cordillera San Rafael, Playa Tacuary
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Playa Tacuary ©
Playa Tacuary
La Santisima Trinidad De Parana ©
La Santisima Trinidad De Parana
Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay ©

1
day
Capiibary

Capiibary ©
On the 27th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Cerro Dos de Oro.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Capiibary journey website.

Traveling by car from Encarnacion to Capiibary takes 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Capiibary

Wildlife Parks
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Cerro Dos de Oro ©
Cerro Dos de Oro

4
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Catedral de San Blas and Iglesia del Espiitu Santo. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo de la Tierra Guarani and Monumento Cientifico Moises Bertoni. Get out of town with these interesting Ciudad Del Este side-trips: Refugio Tati Yupi (in Hernandarias) and Parque Aventura Monday (in Presidente Franco). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Saltos del Monday, have some family-friendly fun at Museo Planet 3D, don't miss a visit to PRESA DE ITAIPU, and browse the different shops at SAX.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Ciudad Del Este day trip planning app.

Drive from Capiibary to Ciudad Del Este in 4 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Capiibary to Ciudad Del Este. In July, daytime highs in Ciudad Del Este are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Presidente Franco, Hernandarias
Highlights from your plan
Lago de la Republica ©
Lago de la Republica
Catedral de San Blas ©
Catedral de San Blas
Saltos del Monday ©
Saltos del Monday

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