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
Fly to Salvador, Ferry to Morro de Sao Paulo
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 3 nights
Ferry to Salvador, Fly to Porto Seguro
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Porto Seguro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Drive
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Paraty, Brazil
— 4 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 7 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro, Fly to Ushuaia
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Ushuaia, Argentina
— 3 nights
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El Calafate, Argentina
— 2 nights
Bus
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El Chalten, Argentina
— 2 nights
Bus to El Calafate, Fly to San Carlos de Bariloche
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 5 nights
Bus to Osorno, Fly to San Pedro de Atacama
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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 5 nights
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Fly to Baltra Island, Ferry to Santa Cruz Ferry Terminal, Bus to Puerto Ayora
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 4 nights
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Bus to Santa Cruz Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Baltra Ferry Terminal, Fly to San Andres Island
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San Andres Island, Colombia
— 5 nights
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Roatan, Honduras
— 7 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fernado de Noronha Island and Praia do Leão. Visiting Baia do Sancho and Atalaia Beach will get you outdoors. Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, go for a walk through Trilha Atalaia, stroll through Praia do Cacimba do Padre, and hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha trip builder website.

London, UK to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Fernando de Noronha hover around 34°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil — 3 nights

One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
Step out of the city life by going to Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto) and Segunda Praia. Step off the beaten path and head to Farol do Morro and Gamboa Beach. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Quarta Praia.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Morro de Sao Paulo sightseeing planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Fernando de Noronha to Morro de Sao Paulo in 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in Morro de Sao Paulo can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Porto Seguro.
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Muta Beach and Coroa Vermelha Beach. Centro Historico and Quadrado will appeal to history buffs. There's more to do: stroll through Pitinga Beach and kick back and relax at Taperapua Beach.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Porto Seguro trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Morro de Sao Paulo to Porto Seguro in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Morro de Sao Paulo in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 25°C in Porto Seguro. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Rio de Janeiro.
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — 3 nights

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Get outdoors at Copacabana Beach and Barra da Tijuca Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Praia de Ipanema and Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pedra da Gavea, stroll around Parque Lage, enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, and view the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip website.

Fly from Porto Seguro to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Paraty.
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Paraty, Brazil — 4 nights

Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Centro Historico and Church of Our Lady of Penha will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cachoeira do Toboga and Boat Tours & Water Sports. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Lula Beach, stroll through Praia do Cachadaco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Atelier Brasil Goulart, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Paraty trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Paraty in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.
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Ilha Grande, Brazil — 7 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande and Praia Preta. Get a sense of the local culture at Pico do Papagaio and Aventureiro. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Aquamarina Mergulho, explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta do Acaia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Freguesia de Santana Beach, and delve into the lush surroundings at Tropical Forest.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ilha Grande tour itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. April in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ushuaia.
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Ushuaia, Argentina — 3 nights

Often called the "End of the World" because of its position on the southernmost tip of South America, the expanding city of Ushuaia serves as both a busy commercial port and attractive tourist hub.
Explore hidden gems such as Ushuaia Bay and Bahia Lapataia. Step out of the city life by going to Lago Roca and Off-Road Tours. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Museo Maritimo & del Presidio de Ushuaia, take in the awesome beauty at Glacier Martial, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna Esmeralda, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ushuaia travel route planning site.

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilha Grande to Ushuaia takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Ilha Grande in May, expect Ushuaia to be cooler, temps between 7°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to fly to El Calafate.
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El Calafate, Argentina — 2 nights

El Calafate tourism thrives mostly thanks to the city's proximity to a World Heritage-listed national park, famed for containing over 40 large glaciers.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the activities along Lago Argentino and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Estacionamiento Pasarelas Glaciar Perito Moreno and then kick your exploration up a notch at Enjoy!.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the El Calafate trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Ushuaia to El Calafate takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, daytime highs in El Calafate are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to El Chalten.
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El Chalten, Argentina — 2 nights

Nestled up against the hills of the Los Glaciares National Park, El Chalten serves as one of the nation's most bustling hubs for hikers and backpackers heading out into the wild landscape of southern Patagonia.
On the 10th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Fitz Roy. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Laguna de los Tres and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Torre.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the El Chalten road trip website.

Traveling by bus from El Calafate to El Chalten takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina — 5 nights

Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
Escape the urban bustle at Puerto Blest y Cascada de los Cantaro and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rio Correntoso and Isla Victoria. Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. There's more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Nahuel Huapi.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Carlos de Bariloche tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from El Chalten to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel to San Pedro de Atacama.
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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile — 5 nights

Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Salar de Tara and Iglesia de San Pedro de Atacama. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Termas Banos de Puritama. There's more to do: explore the activities along Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Pedro de Atacama day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to San Pedro de Atacama in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time to Chile Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in May: highs in San Pedro de Atacama hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Ayora.
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Puerto Ayora, Ecuador — 4 nights

The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Get outdoors at Las Grietas and Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay. Samay Latin Art and Maprae are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Playa de los Alemanes, and stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Ayora trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Puerto Ayora in 21 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. Traveling from San Pedro de Atacama to Puerto Ayora, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Puerto Ayora: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to San Andres Island.
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San Andres Island, Colombia — 5 nights

The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
Step out of the city life by going to Cayo Bolivar and La Piscinita. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at West View and Blue Life Centro de Buceo. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Spratt Bight, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Luis, step off the mainland to explore Cayo Acuario, and make a trip to Cayo Rocoso.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Andres Island trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight from Puerto Ayora to San Andres Island in 16 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Roatan.
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Roatan, Honduras — 7 nights

The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zipline and Roatan Divers. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Tabyana Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Little French Key, head outdoors with Sunyata Charters, tour the pleasant surroundings at West Bay Beach, and stroll around Gumbalimba Park.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Roatan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Andres Island to Roatan takes 15.5 hours. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Roatan are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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