60 days in South America & Central America Itinerary

60 days in South America & Central America Itinerary

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 6 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado, Brazil
— 3 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
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Santiago, Chile
— 5 nights
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Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
Train to Ollantaytambo, Bus to Cusco
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Cusco, Peru
— 5 nights
Fly to Baltra Island, Fly to Puerto Villamil
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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 5 nights
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 6 nights
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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 6 nights
Drive to San Cristóbal Airport, Fly to Roatan
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Roatan, Honduras
— 6 nights
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil — 6 nights

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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, sightseeing, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Baia dos Porcos, kick back and relax at Porto de Santo Antonio Beach, explore the activities along Buraco do Galego, and stroll through Praia do Cachorro.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Fernando de Noronha at 33°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can fly to Rio de Janeiro.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — 6 nights

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for sightseeing, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Ilha Fiscal.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro takes 7 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in July, things will get slightly colder in Rio de Janeiro: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gramado.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Gramado, Brazil — 3 nights

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Gramado is known for sightseeing, parks, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lago Negro, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, and walk around Mini Mundo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gramado online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Gramado takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wineries
Side Trip

Foz do Iguacu, Brazil — 2 nights

A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
On the 17th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, then admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, and then admire the sheer force of Devil's Throat.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Iguazu National Park.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Iguazu National Park, Argentina — 2 nights

Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Isla San Martin, then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Iguazu National Park trip builder app.

You can drive from Foz do Iguacu to Iguazu National Park in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Buenos Aires.
Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Buenos Aires, Argentina — 5 nights

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.
Buenos Aires is known for sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, take an in-depth tour of El Zanjon de Granados, make a trip to Av. Corrientes, and explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires trip planner.

You can fly from Iguazu National Park to Buenos Aires in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Iguazu National Park in July, you will find days in Buenos Aires are a bit cooler (17°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Santiago.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Santiago, Chile — 5 nights

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Take a break from Santiago with a short trip to Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile in Valle Nevado, about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at San Cristóbal Hill, stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, visit Barrio Bellavista, and get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Santiago online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Santiago takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time to Chile Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Machu Picchu.
Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trip

Machu Picchu, Peru — 2 nights

A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Machu Picchu road trip planner.

You can fly from Santiago to Machu Picchu in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Machu Picchu due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cusco.
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Cusco, Peru — 5 nights

Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Cusco is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, delve into the distant past at Qorikancha, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Precolombino, and admire the landmark architecture of Centro Historico De Cusco.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cusco trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Cusco are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Puerto Villamil.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours
Side Trip

Puerto Villamil, Ecuador — 5 nights

Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
Puerto Villamil is known for nature, parks, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Los Tuneles, stroll through Concha de Perla, kick back and relax at Playa Puerto Villamil, and step off the mainland to explore Turtle Island.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Villamil trip planner.

Fly from Cusco to Puerto Villamil in 14 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cusco to Puerto Villamil. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Puerto Ayora.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trip

Puerto Ayora, Ecuador — 6 nights

The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Puerto Ayora is known for parks, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to Dragon Hill (Cerro Dragon), and kick back and relax at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Ayora travel route builder.

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Ayora takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Galapagos Time to Ecuador Time is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Puerto Ayora can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.
Parks · Shopping · Museums · Wildlife
Side Trip

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador — 6 nights

The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring nature at Cerro Tijeretas. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Interpretation Center, hike along Punta Pitt, head outdoors with Rosa Blanca, and go for a walk through Malecon San Cristobal.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip itinerary site.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in 3.5 hours. August in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Roatan.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Side Trip

Roatan, Honduras — 6 nights

The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Roatan is known for wildlife, beaches, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: meet some fierce fish with Sea Divers, head outdoors with Sunyata Charters, explore and take pictures at Steel Pan Alley, and soothe aching muscles at Cristina Physiotherapy & Massage Roatan.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Roatan trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Roatan with the Route module. Traveling from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Roatan, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Roatan is somewhat warmer than Puerto Baquerizo Moreno - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks