9 days in Paraguay Itinerary

9 days in Paraguay Itinerary

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9 days in Paraguay Itinerary

Start: New York City
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Drive + Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Presidente Franco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Trinidad
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Paraguari
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Asuncion
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  15​h 45​min
End: New York City

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Presidente Franco

Presidente Franco ©
On the 7th (Sun), look for gifts at Monalisa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Blas, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Saltos del Monday. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Casa Nissei, then buy something for everyone on your list at SAX, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Paris.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Presidente Franco trip planner .

New York City, USA to Presidente Franco is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Brasilia Time (BRT) is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in April; daily highs in Presidente Franco reach 81°F and lows reach 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Presidente Franco

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trip

Ciudad Del Este
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Saltos del Monday ©
Saltos del Monday
Monalisa Paraguay ©
Monalisa Paraguay
Nissei ©
Nissei

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Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Trinidad is a town in the Itapúa department of Paraguay. On the 9th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue, take a peaceful walk through Parque Ecologico Ita Cajon, and then steep yourself in history at La Santisima Trinidad De Parana.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Trinidad trip itinerary site .

Drive from Presidente Franco to Trinidad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Presidente Franco to Trinidad due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Trinidad are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Paraguari.

Things to do in Trinidad

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Mision Jesuitica Guarani Jesus de Tavarangue
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Paraguari

Paraguari ©
Paraguarí is a city, distrito and capital of Paraguarí Department in Paraguay, located 66 km from the country’s capital, Asunción. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Paraguari and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Cristal.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paraguari driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Trinidad to Paraguari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Paraguari sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Asuncion.

Things to do in Paraguari

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Salto Cristal ©
Salto Cristal

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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.
Visit Casa de la Independencia and Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Asuncion for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo del Barro and Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero. Step out of Asuncion with an excursion to Vivant in Lambare--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo de la Estacion Central del Ferrocarril Carlos Antonio Lopez, get engrossed in the history at Gran Hotel del Paraguay, get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping del Sol, and ponder the world of politics at Palacio de López.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Asuncion trip planner.

You can drive from Paraguari to Asuncion in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in April, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Asuncion

Museums Casinos Nightlife

Side Trips

Museo Del Futbol Sudamericano, Vivant
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Museo del Barro ©
Museo del Barro
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Casa de la Independencia
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Shopping del Sol