27 days in Paraguay Itinerary

27 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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27 days in Paraguay Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Asuncion
— 7 nights
Bus:  6​h 15​min
2
Pedro Juan Caballero
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Salto del Guaira
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Ciudad Del Este
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Encarnacion
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Pilar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Ybycui
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
San Bernardino
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Oklahoma City

7
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Asuncion: Vivant (in Lambare) and Eco Reserva Mbatovi (in Paraguari). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Costanera de Asuncion, admire the masterpieces at Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, and steep yourself in history at Casa de la Independencia.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Asuncion online day trip planner .

Oklahoma City, USA to Asuncion is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Oklahoma City to Asuncion. In September, daytime highs in Asuncion are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Pedro Juan Caballero.

Things to do in Asuncion

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Eco Reserva Mbatovi, Museo Del Futbol Sudamericano, Vivant
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2
nights
Pedro Juan Caballero

Pedro Juan Caballero ©
Home to a famous shopping center, Pedro Juan Cabellero welcomes visitors looking for deals on clothing, electronics, furniture, and many other consumer goods.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Cerro Cora and then browse the range of quality goods at Shopping China Importados. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Studio Center Importados, stroll around Plaza San Roque de Santa Cruz, and then browse the different shops at Shopping Planet Outlet.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Pedro Juan Caballero trip planner .

Getting from Asuncion to Pedro Juan Caballero by bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Salto del Guaira.

Things to do in Pedro Juan Caballero

Parks Shopping Nature
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Parque Nacional Cerro Cora ©
Parque Nacional Cerro Cora
Shopping China Importados ©
Shopping China Importados
Shopping Planet Outlet ©
Shopping Planet Outlet

1
night
Salto del Guaira

Salto del Guaira ©
A haven for bargain hunters, Salto del Guaira is home to numerous shopping centers offering discounts on a huge array of consumer goods.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Monumento de los 7 Saltos, browse the different shops at Mercosur Shopping Mall, and then stop by Shopping China.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Salto del Guaira holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Pedro Juan Caballero to Salto del Guaira takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Salto del Guaira

Shopping
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Shopping China ©
Shopping China
Monumento de los 7 Saltos ©
Monumento de los 7 Saltos
Mercosur Shopping Mall ©
Mercosur Shopping Mall

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Monumento Cientifico Moises Bertoni (in Presidente Franco) and Refugio Tati Yupi (in Hernandarias). Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Casa Nissei, make a trip to PRESA DE ITAIPU, take in the dramatic scenery at Saltos del Monday, and get outside with Lago de la Republica.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Ciudad Del Este trip tool .

You can drive from Salto del Guaira to Ciudad Del Este in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Paraguay Time (PYT) to Brasilia Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. September in Ciudad Del Este sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Encarnacion.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Presidente Franco, Refugio Tati Yupi
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Nissei ©
Nissei
PRESA DE ITAIPU ©
PRESA DE ITAIPU
Shopping Del Este Paraguay ©
Shopping Del Este Paraguay

3
nights
Encarnacion

Encarnacion ©
Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Encarnacion: La Santisima Trinidad De Parana (in Trinidad) and Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian (in San Cosme y Damian). Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at National Park Cordillera San Rafael. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Ruinas de Jesús, get to know the fascinating history of Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay, stroll through San Jose Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de la Inmaculada Concepcion.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Encarnacion tour builder app .

Getting from Ciudad Del Este to Encarnacion by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ciudad Del Este to Encarnacion due to the time zone difference. October in Encarnacion sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pilar.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

La Santisima Trinidad De Parana, National Park Cordillera San Rafael, Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian
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San Jose Beach ©
San Jose Beach
La Santisima Trinidad De Parana ©
La Santisima Trinidad De Parana
Ruinas de Jesús ©
Ruinas de Jesús

1
night
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. On the 10th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Museo Alberzoni, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Pilar, and then examine the collection at Museo Cabildo de Pilar.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Pilar day trip website .

Traveling by car from Encarnacion to Pilar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Encarnacion to Pilar is 1 hour. In October in Pilar, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 64°F at night. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ybycui.

Things to do in Pilar

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

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): learn about all things military at La Rosada and then get outside with Parque Nacional Ybycui.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ybycui online journey planner .

Getting from Pilar to Ybycui by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pilar to Ybycui. In October, daily temperatures in Ybycui can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Bernardino.

Things to do in Ybycui

Outdoors Museums
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Parque Nacional Ybycui ©
Parque Nacional Ybycui

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.
Explore San Bernardino's surroundings by going to Castillo Carlota Palmerola (in Aregua), Yaguaron (Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron & Museo Gaspar Rodriguez De Francia) and Polifuncional Marianela (in Atyra). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Lago Ypacarai, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Virgen de Caacupe, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Virgen de la Candelaria, and play a few rounds at Carlos Franco Country & Golf Club.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Bernardino itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Ybycui to San Bernardino takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in San Bernardino, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Bernardino

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yaguaron, Aregua, Polifuncional Marianela, Carlos Franco Country & Golf Club, Catedral Virgen de Caacupe
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Lago Ypacarai ©
Lago Ypacarai
Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron ©
Catedral Virgen de Caacupe ©
Catedral Virgen de Caacupe

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