60 days in Caribbean & South America Itinerary

60 days in Caribbean & South America Itinerary

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60 days in Caribbean & South America Itinerary

Start: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Willemstad, Curacao
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Bogota, Colombia
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
3
Quito, Ecuador
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Lima, Peru
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Cusco, Peru
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
6
La Paz, Bolivia
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  10​h 45​min
7
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h
8
Santiago, Chile
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
10
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
11
Maldonado, Uruguay
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
Asuncion, Paraguay
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
13
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
14
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

3
nights
Willemstad, Curacao

Willemstad ©
Willemstad is the capital city of Curaçao, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea that forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Handelskade as well as Waterskiing & Jetskiing. There's more to do: snap pictures at Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge and kick back and relax at Cas Abao Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Willemstad route maker tool .

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to Willemstad is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus and flight. In March, daytime highs in Willemstad are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. You will leave for Bogota on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Willemstad

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Cas Abao Beach
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Cas Abao Beach ©
Cas Abao Beach
Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge ©
Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge
Handelskade ©
Handelskade

3
nights
Bogota, Colombia

Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
Venture out of the city with trips to Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira (in Zipaquira) and Centro de Memoria El Cuartico (in Valledupar). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Nuestra Senora del Carmen, contemplate the long history of Bolivar plaza, and take in the awesome beauty at Monserrate.

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

Traveling by flight from Willemstad to Bogota takes 5 hours. Traveling from Willemstad to Bogota, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Willemstad in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Bogota, with highs around 23°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Quito.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, Centro de Memoria El Cuartico
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Food Tours
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)

5
nights
Quito, Ecuador

Quito ©
High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
Explore Quito's surroundings by going to Cascada de Peguche (in Peguche) and Cuicocha (in Cotacachi). Spend the 11th (Wed) among the fascinating landscape of Cotopaxi National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, explore the world behind art at La Capilla Del Hombre, take an in-depth tour of Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Quito Old Town.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Quito day trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Bogota to Quito takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Quito when traveling from Bogota in March, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Quito

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cuicocha, Cascada de Peguche, Cotopaxi National Park
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Cuicocha ©
Cuicocha
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania ©

4
nights
Lima, Peru

Lima ©
Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
Lima is known for historic sites, parks, museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, walk around Circuito Magico Del Agua, and ponder the design of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor).

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lima trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Quito to Lima takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Quito in March, things will get a bit warmer in Lima: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

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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.
Step out of Cusco to go to Maras and see Salinas de Maras, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Sacsayhuaman, get engrossed in the history at Museo Inka, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cusco trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Lima to Cusco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Lima in March: highs in Cusco hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Salinas de Maras, Sacred Valley of the Incas
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exploor ©
exploor
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

3
nights
La Paz, Bolivia

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along WMDR Yungas Road. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Tiwanaku, push the limits with an extreme tour, make a trip to Calle Sagarnaga, and enjoy some diversion at Urban Rush Bolivia.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the La Paz day trip tool .

Getting from Cusco to La Paz by combination of flight and bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cusco to La Paz due to the time zone difference. In March, La Paz is little chillier than Cusco - with highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Tiwanaku ©
Tiwanaku
WMDR Yungas Road ©
WMDR Yungas Road

4
nights
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

San Pedro de Atacama ©
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.
San Pedro de Atacama is known for parks, historic sites, nightlife, childrens museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, delve into the distant past at Pukara de Quitor, take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Pedro de Atacama trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from La Paz to San Pedro de Atacama in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from La Paz, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Pedro de Atacama, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Salar de Tara ©
Salar de Tara

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to La Sebastiana in Valparaiso (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Santiago day trip tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Santiago in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trip

La Sebastiana
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Food Tours
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia

6
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, historic sites, parks, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, take a stroll through La Boca, and explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Buenos Aires online tour planner .

Fly from Santiago to Buenos Aires in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santiago to Buenos Aires. In April in Buenos Aires, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Montevideo.

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

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nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Montevideo is known for shopping, nightlife, museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, take a stroll through Pocitos, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado del Puerto, and explore the historical opulence of Castillo Pittamiglio.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Montevideo trip website .

Getting from Buenos Aires to Montevideo by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. April in Montevideo sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Maldonado.

Things to do in Montevideo

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Mercado del Puerto ©
Mercado del Puerto
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo

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nights
Maldonado, Uruguay

Maldonado ©
One of the larger cities in the country, Maldonado draws visitors primarily interested in the city's coastline and the wider region's beaches.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cerro San Antonio (in Piriapolis) and Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, admire the landmark architecture of Casapueblo, kick back and relax at Playa Punta Ballena, and head off the coast to Isla Gorriti.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Maldonado trip planner .

You can take a bus from Montevideo to Maldonado in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Asuncion.

Things to do in Maldonado

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Punta del Este, Cerro San Antonio, Pan De Azucar
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Isla Gorriti ©
Isla Gorriti
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este

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night
Asuncion, Paraguay

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Casa de la Independencia, pause for some photo ops at The National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin Our Lady Saint Mary of the Asuncion, then ponder the world of politics at Palacio de López, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado La Recova.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Asuncion trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Maldonado to Asuncion in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Maldonado to Asuncion is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Maldonado in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Asuncion, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Asuncion

Historic Sites Shopping
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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.
Step out of Sao Paulo with an excursion to National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida in Aparecida--about 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, examine the collection at Afro Brazil Museum, and savor the flavors at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sao Paulo trip itinerary planning website .

Fly from Asuncion to Sao Paulo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Asuncion to Sao Paulo. Traveling from Asuncion in April, expect nights in Sao Paulo to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida
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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

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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 parks, beaches, nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Pao de Acucar, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra da Tijuca Beach, explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Tijuca, and appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in April, Rio de Janeiro is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Bondinho  Pao de Acucar ©
Bondinho Pao de Acucar
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

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