30 days in Paraguay Itinerary

30 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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Start: Asuncion
1
Asuncion
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
San Bernardino
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Colonia Independencia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Ybycui
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
San Ignacio
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
San Cosme y Damian
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Encarnacion
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Trinidad
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
9
Ciudad Del Este
— 4 nights
End: Ciudad Del Este

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Iglesia de la Santisima Trinidad and Casa de la Independencia. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like El Congreso Nacional - Ex Palacio Legislativo and Iglesia Maria Auxiliadora. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Asuncion: Aregua (Cerro Coi & Playa De Aregua), Catedral de San Lorenzo (in San Lorenzo) and Vivant (in Lambare). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Parque Nu Guasu, get engrossed in the history at Gran Hotel del Paraguay, admire the striking features of Torre Icono, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts (Museo de Bellas Artes).

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Asuncion vacation builder tool.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Silvio Pettirossi International Airport. October in Asuncion sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to San Bernardino.

Things to do in Asuncion

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Aregua, Catedral de San Lorenzo, Vivant
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Casa de la Independencia ©
Casa de la Independencia
Gran Hotel del Paraguay ©
Gran Hotel del Paraguay
Iglesia de la Santisima Trinidad ©
Iglesia de la Santisima Trinidad

3
nights
San Bernardino

San Bernardino ©
A town of less than 10,000 people, San Bernardino has the look and feel of a resort town, with attractive, lakeside buildings and a well-maintained commercial center.
Escape the urban bustle at Eco Reserva Mbatovi and Lago Ypacarai. Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron and Iglesia Natividad de Maria will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Bernardino: Museo Historico Comandante Pedro Pablo Caballero (in Piribebuy), Museo Gaspar Rodriguez De Francia (in Yaguaron) and Carlos Franco Country & Golf Club (in Arroyos y Esteros). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Virgen de Caacupe.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Bernardino trip planner.

You can drive from Asuncion to San Bernardino in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Colonia Independencia.

Things to do in San Bernardino

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Yaguaron, Iglesia Natividad de Maria, Museo Historico Comandante Pedro Pablo Caballero, Catedral Virgen de Caacupe, Eco Reserva Mbatovi
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Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron ©
Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron
Catedral Virgen de Caacupe ©
Catedral Virgen de Caacupe
Eco Reserva Mbatovi ©
Eco Reserva Mbatovi

3
nights
Colonia Independencia

Colonia Independencia ©
Explore hidden gems such as Salto Suizo and Mini Golf Vista Alegre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colonia Independencia: Villarrica (Museo Fermin Lopez & Parque Del Guaira) and Parque Manuel Ortiz Guerrero (in Villarica).

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Colonia Independencia road trip planning website.

Getting from San Bernardino to Colonia Independencia by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. You will leave for Ybycui on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Colonia Independencia

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Villarrica, Parque Manuel Ortiz Guerrero
Highlights from your plan
Parque Manuel Ortiz Guerrero ©
Parque Manuel Ortiz Guerrero
Museo Fermin Lopez ©
Museo Fermin Lopez
Parque Del Guaira ©
Parque Del Guaira

3
nights
Ybycui

Ybycui ©
Ybycuí is a Paraguayan rural community of the department of Paraguari, located 120 km away from Asunción, and 40 km from the Ruta una (Route 1).ToponimicsIts name means “ Sandy “ in Guaraní.GeographyYbycuí is located 122 km away from Asunción.WeatherThe average year temperature is 21 C, the maximum 39 C and the minimum 2 C.DemographyYbycuí has a total of 20.887 inhabitants, from which, 10.756 are male and 10.131 are female, according to the last census of 2002. Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Ybycui. There's more to do: learn about all things military at La Rosada.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ybycui online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Colonia Independencia to Ybycui takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in October, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You'll set off for San Ignacio on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Ybycui

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Ybycui ©
Parque Nacional Ybycui

1
night
San Ignacio

San Ignacio ©
San Ignacio, also known as San Ignacio Guazú, is a city and district in the Misiones Department of Paraguay, located 225km from Asunción.HistoryIt was founded on December 29, 1609 by the Jesuit Priests Marcial de Lorenzana and Francisco de San Martín, accompany by Cacique Arapysandú, who took them to his lands, where they built an altar and celebrated the first mass.The Jesuit Mission was established officially in 1610 with the name of “San Ignacio Guazú” so it wouldn’t be confused with another mission “San Ignacio Miní” in Misiones, Argentina. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo Diocesano de Santa Maria de Fe and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Diocesano de San Ignacio Guazu.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Ignacio trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Ybycui to San Ignacio takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to San Cosme y Damian.

Things to do in San Ignacio

Museums

Side Trip

Museo Diocesano de Santa Maria de Fe
Highlights from your plan
Museo Diocesano de San Ignacio Guazu ©
Museo Diocesano de San Ignacio Guazu
Museo Diocesano de Santa Maria de Fe ©
Museo Diocesano de Santa Maria de Fe

4
nights
San Cosme y Damian

San Cosme y Damian ©
Step out of the city life by going to Refugio Faunistico de Atinguy and Dunas de San Cosme y Damian. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Cosme y Damian itinerary maker site.

Drive from San Ignacio to San Cosme y Damian in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from San Ignacio to San Cosme y Damian is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You'll set off for Encarnacion on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in San Cosme y Damian

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Refugio Faunistico de Atinguy
Highlights from your plan
Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian ©
Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian

4
nights
Encarnacion

Encarnacion ©
Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
Get in touch with nature at Playa Tacuary and San Jose Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay and Iglesia Ortodoxa San Jorge. Spend a fun-filled day on the 23rd (Fri) at Parque Acuatico Y Ecologico El Dorado. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Ruinas de Jesús, walk around Escalinata San Pedro, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de la Inmaculada Concepcion, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Encarnacion online tour planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from San Cosme y Damian to Encarnacion in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Cosme y Damian to Encarnacion is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Playa Tacuary
Highlights from your plan
Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay ©
Playa Tacuary ©
Playa Tacuary
Iglesia Ortodoxa San Jorge ©
Iglesia Ortodoxa San Jorge

3
nights
Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Trinidad is a town in the Itapúa department of Paraguay. Visiting National Park Cordillera San Rafael and Parque Ecologico Ita Cajon will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as La Santisima Trinidad De Parana and Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue are in your itinerary.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Trinidad vacation planner.

Getting from Encarnacion to Trinidad by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Trinidad are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You will leave for Ciudad Del Este on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

National Park Cordillera San Rafael, Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue
Highlights from your plan
La Santisima Trinidad De Parana ©
La Santisima Trinidad De Parana
Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue ©
Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue

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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.
Let the collections at Museo de la Tierra Guarani and Museo El Mensu capture your imagination. Take a break from the city and head to Parque Aventura Monday and Saltos del Monday. Go for a jaunt from Ciudad Del Este to Presidente Franco to see Monumento Cientifico Moises Bertoni about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Lago de la Republica, try your luck at Casino American, browse the different shops at SAX, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Blas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ciudad Del Este day trip website.

You can drive from Trinidad to Ciudad Del Este in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Paraguay Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. In October in Ciudad Del Este, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trips

Presidente Franco, Museo de la Tierra Guarani
Highlights from your plan
Casino Del Este ©
Casino Del Este
Catedral de San Blas ©
Catedral de San Blas
Lago de la Republica ©
Lago de la Republica

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