9 days in Paraguay Itinerary

9 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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9 days in Paraguay Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Asuncion
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Encarnacion
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Trinidad
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Ciudad Del Este
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
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.
Asuncion is known for shopping, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Palacio de López, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion, pause for some photo ops at The National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin Our Lady Saint Mary of the Asuncion, and contemplate the long history of Casa de la Independencia.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Asuncion trip planner .

New York City, USA to Asuncion is an approximately 16-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Paraguay Time (PYT) is 1 hour. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from New York City in November; daily highs in Asuncion reach 86°F and lows reach 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Encarnacion.

Things to do in Asuncion

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Shopping del Sol ©
Shopping del Sol
Palacio de López ©
Palacio de López
Casa de la Independencia ©
Casa de la Independencia

1
night
Encarnacion

Encarnacion ©
Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): kick back and relax at San Jose Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay, and then delve into the distant past at Ruinas de Jesús.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Encarnacion journey maker app .

Drive from Asuncion to Encarnacion in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and car. November in Encarnacion sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Encarnacion

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Ruinas de Jesús ©
Ruinas de Jesús
San Jose Beach ©
San Jose Beach

1
night
Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Trinidad is a town in the Itapúa department of Paraguay. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue, take a peaceful walk through Parque Ecologico Ita Cajon, and then contemplate the long history of La Santisima Trinidad De Parana.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Trinidad road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Encarnacion to Trinidad takes 1.5 hours. November in Trinidad sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Trinidad

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue
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3
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), don't miss a visit to PRESA DE ITAIPU, browse the different shops at Nissei, and then look for gifts at Shopping Del Este Paraguay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at SAX, then buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Paris, and then admire the sheer force of Saltos del Monday.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ciudad Del Este trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Trinidad to Ciudad Del Este in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Paraguay Time to Brasilia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 69°F. On the 4th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trip

Saltos del Monday
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Nissei ©
Nissei
PRESA DE ITAIPU ©
PRESA DE ITAIPU
Shopping Del Este Paraguay ©
Shopping Del Este Paraguay

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