60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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60 days in South America Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22​h 30​min
4
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + bus:  3​h 15​min
5
Cusco, Peru
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
6
Santiago, Chile
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
10
Gramado, Brazil
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
12
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
13
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  33​h
14
Canaima National Park, Venezuela
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Montreal, Canada

4
nights
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno ©
The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Cerro Tijeretas. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Interpretation Center, make a trip to León Dormido, explore the striking landscape at Punta Pitt, and kick back and relax at La Loberia.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Puerto Baquerizo Moreno day trip site .

Montreal, Canada to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Montreal in July since evenings lows in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

San Cristobal
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:
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Cerro Tijeretas ©
Cerro Tijeretas
Interpretation Center ©
Interpretation Center
Cerro Brujo ©
Cerro Brujo

5
nights
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

Puerto Ayora ©
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 wildlife, nature, beaches, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Charles Darwin Research Station, tour the pleasant surroundings at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, view the masterpieces at Galeria Aymara, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Ayora online travel route planner .

Traveling by ferry from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Puerto Ayora takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Santa Cruz
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 1:
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Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
Reserva El Chato ©
Reserva El Chato
Las Grietas ©
Las Grietas

7
nights
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador

Puerto Villamil ©
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 wildlife, nature, zoos & aquariums, adventure, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the geological forces at Sierra Negra, head off the coast to Turtle Island, get outside with Cueva de Sucre, and stroll through Playa Puerto Villamil.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Puerto Villamil road trip planning site .

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil in 2.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil. On the 8th (Thu), you'll travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Isabela
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 8:
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Sierra Negra ©
Sierra Negra
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Isabela Island ©
Isabela Island

1
night
Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Intipuncu and then explore the ancient world of Winay Wayna.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Machu Picchu sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Puerto Villamil to Machu Picchu. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Villamil to Machu Picchu due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu

5
nights
Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cusco: Maras (Salinas de Maras & Moray). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman, admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco, explore the ancient world of Tipon, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Inka.

Before you visit Cusco, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Machu Picchu to Cusco by combination of train and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August in Cusco, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Maras, Sacred Valley of the Incas
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 15:
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exploor ©
exploor
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Sacred Valley of the Incas ©
Sacred Valley of the Incas

4
nights
Santiago, Chile

Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Dedicate the 17th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Lucia Hill, tour the pleasant surroundings at Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill, and explore the world behind art at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Santiago trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Cusco to Santiago in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cusco to Santiago due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Santiago

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 20:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Santa Lucia Hill ©
Santa Lucia Hill
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill

4
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
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 nightlife, museums, parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Recoleta Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires, ponder the world of politics at Casa Rosada, and have fun and explore at Museo de los Ninos.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires trip planner .

You can fly from Santiago to Buenos Aires in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Buenos Aires due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Buenos Aires are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

2
nights
Iguazu National Park, Argentina

Iguazu National Park ©
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Cataratas del Iguazu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): head off the coast to Isla San Martin, then admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Salto Bernabe Mendez.

Plan trip to Iguazu National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Iguazu National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin

2
nights
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
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 28th (Wed), admire the engineering at Iguazu Falls and then enjoy some diversion at Wake Iguassu Cable Park. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

Foz do Iguacu is very close to Iguazu National Park. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam ©
Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam

2
nights
Gramado, Brazil

Gramado ©
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 parks, nature, museums, theme parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, don't miss a visit to Rua Coberta, and walk around Caracol State Park.

Plan my Gramado trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Canela
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 1:
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Black Lake ©
Black Lake
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Snowland ©
Snowland

3
nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Ibirapuera Park, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, see the interesting displays at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo, and browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gramado to Sao Paulo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. September in Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
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Pixel Realidade Virtual Arcade VR ©
Pixel Realidade Virtual Arcade VR
Ibirapuera Park ©
Ibirapuera Park
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

5
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
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 beaches, nature, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Sugarloaf Mountain, enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and admire all the interesting features of Maracanã.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sao Paulo in September since evenings lows in Rio de Janeiro dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Corcovado Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

5
nights
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Fernando de Noronha ©
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.
Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia do Sancho, trek along Trilha do Piquinho, enjoy the sand and surf at Conceicao Beach, and head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha travel itinerary planner .

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha in 8 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Fernando de Noronha, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Canaima National Park.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste

1
night
Canaima National Park, Venezuela

Canaima National Park ©
One of the largest national parks in the world, Canaima National Park encompasses 30,000 sq km (12 sq mi) of distinct landscapes, varied wildlife, and the world's highest waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Aponguao. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Salto Kawi.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Canaima National Park travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fernando de Noronha to Canaima National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Canaima National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canaima National Park

Nature Parks
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Salto Aponguao ©
Salto Aponguao
Salto Kawi ©
Salto Kawi

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