32 days in Paraguay Itinerary

32 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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32 days in Paraguay Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Asuncion
— 9 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Ciudad Del Este
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Salto del Guaira
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Pedro Juan Caballero
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Colonia Independencia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
General Eugenio Alejandrino Garay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Trinidad
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Encarnacion
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
San Bernardino
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Zurich

9
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 Asuncion's surroundings by going to Museo Mitologico Ramon Elias (in Capiata), Paraguari (Cerro Pero & Eco Reserva Mbatovi) and Vivant (in Lambare). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Costanera de Asuncion, steep yourself in history at Casa de la Independencia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, and explore the world behind art at Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Asuncion trip planning tool .

Zurich, Switzerland to Asuncion is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Zurich to Asuncion due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in October, things will get much hotter in Asuncion: highs are around 35°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Asuncion

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paraguari, Vivant, Museo Mitologico Ramon Elias
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Museo del Barro ©
Museo del Barro
Palacio de López ©
Palacio de López
Casa de la Independencia ©
Casa de la Independencia

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ciudad Del Este: Monumento Cientifico Moises Bertoni (in Presidente Franco) and Refugio Tati Yupi (in Hernandarias). There's much more to do: browse the different shops at Casa Nissei, have some family-friendly fun at Museo Planet 3D, make a trip to PRESA DE ITAIPU, and hit the slopes at Snow Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ciudad Del Este trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Asuncion to Ciudad Del Este in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Asuncion to Ciudad Del Este is 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Ciudad Del Este are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Salto del Guaira.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Presidente Franco, Hernandarias
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Nissei ©
Nissei
PRESA DE ITAIPU ©
PRESA DE ITAIPU
Shopping Del Este Paraguay ©
Shopping Del Este Paraguay

2
nights
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.
On the 11th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Monumento de los 7 Saltos, buy something for everyone on your list at Mercosur Shopping Mall, and then look for gifts at Shopping China.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Salto del Guaira online journey builder .

Traveling by car from Ciudad Del Este to Salto del Guaira takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ciudad Del Este to Salto del Guaira due to the time zone difference. On the 12th (Tue), you're off toPedro Juan Caballero.

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

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 13th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Planet Outlet, then explore the wide array of goods at Shopping China Importados, and then browse the different shops at Studio Center Importados. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Cerro Cora.

Discover how to plan a Pedro Juan Caballero trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Salto del Guaira to Pedro Juan Caballero in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Colonia Independencia.

Things to do in Pedro Juan Caballero

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

3
nights
Colonia Independencia

Colonia Independencia ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Parque Manuel Ortiz Guerrero (in Villarica), Villarrica (Museo Fermin Lopez & Parque Del Guaira) and Salto Cristal (in Paraguari).

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Colonia Independencia trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Pedro Juan Caballero to Colonia Independencia takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for General Eugenio Alejandrino Garay on the 17th (Sun).

Things to do in Colonia Independencia

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Villarrica, Parque Manuel Ortiz Guerrero, Salto Cristal
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Salto Cristal ©
Salto Cristal
Parque Manuel Ortiz Guerrero ©
Parque Manuel Ortiz Guerrero
Parque Del Guaira ©
Parque Del Guaira

1
night
General Eugenio Alejandrino Garay

General Eugenio Alejandrino Garay
To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read General Eugenio Alejandrino Garay trip planning app .

You can drive from Colonia Independencia to General Eugenio Alejandrino Garay in 1.5 hours. You will leave for Trinidad on the 18th (Mon).
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1
night
Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Trinidad is a town in the Itapúa department of Paraguay. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue, then delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Ecologico Ita Cajon, and then steep yourself in history at La Santisima Trinidad De Parana.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Trinidad visit planning site .

You can drive from General Eugenio Alejandrino Garay to Trinidad in 4 hours. In November in Trinidad, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Encarnacion.

Things to do in Trinidad

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue
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La Santisima Trinidad De Parana ©
La Santisima Trinidad De Parana

3
nights
Encarnacion

Encarnacion ©
Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Encarnacion: Playa Tacuary (in Carmen Del Parana) and Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian (in San Cosme y Damian). Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at National Park Cordillera San Rafael. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Ruinas de Jesús, appreciate the extensive heritage of Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay, and get outside with San Jose Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Encarnacion attractions planning app .

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Encarnacion takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Bernardino.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Mision Jesuita de San Cosme y San Damian, Playa Tacuary, National Park Cordillera San Rafael
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San Jose Beach ©
San Jose Beach
Ruinas de Jesús ©
Ruinas de Jesús

2
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.
On the 23rd (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Virgen de Caacupe, and then head outdoors with Aventura Xtrema. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia Virgen de la Candelaria, admire the landmark architecture of Castillo Carlota Palmerola, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bioparque Yrupe, and finally head outdoors with Lago Ypacarai.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Bernardino online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Encarnacion to San Bernardino in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in San Bernardino sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Bernardino

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Aregua, Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron, Catedral Virgen de Caacupe
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Iglesia San Buenaventura de Yaguaron ©
Lago Ypacarai ©
Lago Ypacarai
Catedral Virgen de Caacupe ©
Catedral Virgen de Caacupe

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