60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Pereira, Colombia
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Medellin, Colombia
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Cartagena, Colombia
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Santa Marta, Colombia
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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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Caracas, Venezuela
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Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela
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Boa Vista, Brazil
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Manaus, Brazil
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Ariquemes, Brazil
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Vilhena, Brazil
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Sinop, Brazil
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Canarana, Brazil
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Araguacema, Brazil
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Maraba, Brazil
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Sao Luis, Brazil
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Fortaleza, Brazil
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Natal, Brazil
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Porto de Galinhas, Brazil
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Salvador, Brazil
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Guanambi, Brazil
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Brasilia, Brazil
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Belo Horizonte, Brazil
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Curitiba, Brazil
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Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
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Asuncion, Paraguay
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Encarnacion, Paraguay
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Salto, Uruguay
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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Pereira, Colombia — 1 night

A center of commerce and trade, the thriving city of Pereira was founded in 1863.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): examine the collection at Museo de Arte de Pereira.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Pereira trip planning app.

Bogota to Pereira is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April, Pereira is somewhat warmer than Bogota - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Medellin.
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Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:
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Medellin, Colombia — 2 nights

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque Arvi, then stroll around Parques del Rio, and then contemplate the long history of Pueblito Paisa. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Museo de Antioquia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Templo Parroquial Jesus Nazareno, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find out how to plan a trip to Medellin, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Pereira to Medellin by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Medellin sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Cartagena.
Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay May 1 — 3:

Cartagena, Colombia — 1 night

The site of the continent's first Spanish colony, Cartagena retains much of its colonial flavor thanks to a World Heritage-listed old town, encircled by old walls and protected by imposing fortresses.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Santa Catalina de Alejandria and then contemplate the long history of Walled City of Cartagena.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cartagena online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Medellin to Cartagena takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Medellin in May, things will get a bit warmer in Cartagena: highs are around 38°C and lows about 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Marta.
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Find places to stay May 3 — 4:

Santa Marta, Colombia — 2 nights

Many visitors begin their Santa Marta holiday, surrounded by urban clutter and heavy traffic, expecting little from the city in terms of historical importance.
On the 4th (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Blanca, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Santa Marta.

For maps and other tourist information, read our Santa Marta day trip app.

You can drive from Cartagena to Santa Marta in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Santa Marta are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Maracaibo.
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Find places to stay May 4 — 6:

Maracaibo, Venezuela — 2 nights

Home to more than 2 million residents, Maracaibo boasts giant shopping malls and attractive parks, as well as a modern skyline that hugs the shore of an eponymous lake.
On the 6th (Thu), Head underground at Cuevas de Saman and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): explore the galleries of Museo Historico Rafael Urdaneta, relax and rejuvenate at Calantha Spa, and then walk around La vereda del lago Maracaibo.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Maracaibo route builder website.

You can drive from Santa Marta to Maracaibo in 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Marta to Maracaibo. In May, daily temperatures in Maracaibo can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can fly to Caracas.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 6 — 8:

Caracas, Venezuela — 3 nights

Tropical weather, great food, and memorable jungle surroundings seem like all the ingredients Caracas needs to become a must-see destination.
Visit Casa Natal & Museo Bolivar and Basilica Menor Santa Capilla for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Museo de Bellas Artes and Hacienda La Trinidad Parque Cultural. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional El Avila, admire the striking features of Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, wander the streets of Plaza Francia, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Caracas trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Maracaibo to Caracas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Ciudad Guayana.
Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay May 8 — 11:

Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela — 1 night

Located on the Orinoco River, Ciudad Guayana represents one of Venezuela's fastest-growing cities, with plenty of natural and man-made highlights on offer.
On the 11th (Tue), browse the different shops at Orinokia mall and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Virgen del Valle.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ciudad Guayana trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Caracas to Ciudad Guayana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Caracas to Ciudad Guayana is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Boa Vista.
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Find places to stay May 11 — 12:

Boa Vista, Brazil — 1 night

The capital of the state of Roraima, and home to roughly half its population, the planned city of Boa Vista was established in 1890 and designed according to an innovative radial shape.
For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Boa Vista trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ciudad Guayana to Boa Vista takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Ciudad Guayana to Boa Vista, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Boa Vista are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. You will leave for Manaus on the 13th (Thu).
Parks · Nature · Nightlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:

Manaus, Brazil — 3 nights

It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
On the 14th (Fri), get a new perspective on nature at Museu da Amazonia (MUSA), then stroll through Ponta Negra Beach, then browse the different shops at Manauara Shopping, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Fatima. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Arquipelago de Anavilhanas, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then make a trip to Espaco Cultural Largo de Sao Sebastiao.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Manaus trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Boa Vista to Manaus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ariquemes.
Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay May 13 — 16:

Ariquemes, Brazil — 1 night

Ariquemes is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rondônia. To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ariquemes trip planner.

Getting from Manaus to Ariquemes by car takes about 16.5 hours. May in Ariquemes sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. You will leave for Vilhena on the 17th (Mon).
Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay May 16 — 17:

Vilhena, Brazil — 1 night

Vilhena is the easternmost municipality in the Brazilian state of Rondônia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): browse the different shops at Park Shopping Vilhena, examine the collection at House of Rondon, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja De Nossa Senhora Aparecida.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Vilhena tour itinerary maker.

Drive from Ariquemes to Vilhena in 7.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ariquemes in May since evenings lows in Vilhena dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Sinop.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay May 17 — 18:

Sinop, Brazil — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Sagrado Coracao de Jesus.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sinop day trip website.

Traveling by car from Vilhena to Sinop takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Canarana.
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Find places to stay May 18 — 19:
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Canarana, Brazil — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): make a trip to Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora Auxiliadora.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Canarana trip maker site.

You can drive from Sinop to Canarana in 11.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Araguacema.
Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
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Araguacema, Brazil — 1 night

Araguacema is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Tocantins. For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Araguacema trip planner.

You can drive from Canarana to Araguacema in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Canarana to Araguacema is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Araguacema can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. You will leave for Maraba on the 21st (Fri).
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Find places to stay May 20 — 21:

Maraba, Brazil — 1 night

Marabá is a municipality in the state of Pará, Brazil. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): head outdoors with Praia do Tucunare and then examine the collection at Maraba Municipal Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Maraba trip planner.

Traveling by car from Araguacema to Maraba takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Maraba sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Sao Luis.
Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:
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Sao Luis, Brazil — 2 nights

Located on the island of Ilha Upaon-Acu, state capital Sao Luis represents the largest city in Maranhao.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Praca do Pescador.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sao Luis trip planner.

Drive from Maraba to Sao Luis in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Fortaleza.
Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:

Fortaleza, Brazil — 3 nights

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Sao Pedro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Igreja do Rosario, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Cumbuco, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Futuro.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Fortaleza online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Luis to Fortaleza takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to fly to Natal.
Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Find places to stay May 24 — 27:

Natal, Brazil — 2 nights

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
On the 27th (Thu), kick back and relax at Morro do Careca and then stroll through Ponta Negra Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): get great views at Reis Magos Fortress, see the interesting displays at Museu Camara Cascudo, stroll around Parque das Dunas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Navegantes, and finally kick back and relax at Genipabu Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Natal day trip tool.

You can fly from Fortaleza to Natal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Natal, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay May 27 — 29:

Porto de Galinhas, Brazil — 2 nights

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Casa Jerimum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, kick back and relax at Cupe beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Muro Alto Beach, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, and finally take in the exciting artwork at So Arte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Atelie Gilberto Carcara, then see the interesting displays at Museu das Tartarugas - ONG Ecoassociados, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Nossa Senhora do Desterro, and finally contemplate the long history of Engenho Massangana.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Natal to Porto de Galinhas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. May in Porto de Galinhas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can fly to Salvador.
Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 29 — 31:

Salvador, Brazil — 1 night

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
On the 31st (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Misericordia Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Farol da Barra.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Salvador trip app.

Fly from Porto de Galinhas to Salvador in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Salvador sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Guanambi.
Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:

Guanambi, Brazil — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Memorial Casa de Dona Dede.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Guanambi day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Salvador to Guanambi takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salvador to Guanambi due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Brasilia.
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Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:
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Brasilia, Brazil — 2 nights

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Mastro e Pavilhao Nacional.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brasilia trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Guanambi to Brasilia takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Brasilia are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Belo Horizonte.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:

Belo Horizonte, Brazil — 1 night

Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
On the 4th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Sao Jose and then view the masterpieces at Palacio das Artes.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Belo Horizonte road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Brasilia to Belo Horizonte takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel to Rio de Janeiro.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 5:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — 3 nights

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
On the 5th (Sat), admire the striking features of Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, learn about all things military at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana, then kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, and finally kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Belo Horizonte to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. June in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Sao Paulo.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:

Sao Paulo, Brazil — 3 nights

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
You'll explore and learn at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo and Temple of Solomon. Popular historic sites such as Mosteiro De Sao Bento and São Paulo Cathedral are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Sao Paulo to Guaruja to see Enseada Beach about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, walk around Parque Ibirapuera, take a stroll through Liberdade, and get a taste of the local shopping with Paulista Avenue.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Sao Paulo is slightly colder than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Curitiba.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:

Curitiba, Brazil — 2 nights

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Ukranian Memorial, then explore the world behind art at Museu Oscar Niemeyer, and then wander the streets of Bairro de Santa Felicidade. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Familia Fardo Vinicola, then cruise along Estrada Da Graciosa, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Imaculado Coracao de Maria, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Tabor Magnificat.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Curitiba trip planner.

Fly from Sao Paulo to Curitiba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Curitiba is slightly colder than Sao Paulo - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Puerto Iguazu.
Historic Sites · Museums · Scenic Drive · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:

Puerto Iguazu, Argentina — 2 nights

The gateway to a national park inscribed on the World Heritage List, growing Puerto Iguazu sits on the confluence of two major rivers near the border with Paraguay and Brazil.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): make a trip to Plaza San Martin and then stop by Puerto Iguazu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Iguazu, then look for gifts at Capriccio Alfajores & Gourmet, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Virgen del Carmen.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Puerto Iguazu trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Curitiba to Puerto Iguazu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In June in Puerto Iguazu, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Asuncion.
Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:

Asuncion, Paraguay — 3 nights

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.
On the 16th (Wed), get outside with Aventura Xtrema, then head outdoors with Lago Ypacarai, then browse the exhibits of El Cantaro, Almacen de Arte, and finally head outdoors with Parque de la Salud. On your second day here, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, admire the striking features of The National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin Our Lady Saint Mary of the Asuncion, then explore the galleries of Casa de la Independencia, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palacio de López.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Asuncion trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Puerto Iguazu to Asuncion takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Puerto Iguazu to Asuncion due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Asuncion can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Encarnacion.
Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Spas
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:

Encarnacion, Paraguay — 2 nights

Encarnacion offers a good selection of cultural and natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): steep yourself in history at La Santisima Trinidad De Parana and then explore the ancient world of Ruinas de Jesús. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at San Jose Beach and then get to know the fascinating history of Costanera de la Ciudad de Encarnacion Paraguay.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Encarnacion tour planner.

Drive from Asuncion to Encarnacion in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Salto.
Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:

Salto, Uruguay — 2 nights

In a thriving citrus-growing region, Salto allows visitors to explore attractive riverfront areas and admire neatly preserved 19th-century architecture.
On the 20th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Museo del Hombre y la Tecnologia and then soothe aching muscles at Termas del Dayman. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Bodega Bertolini & Broglio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gruta del Padre Pio, then head outdoors with Hot Springs of Arapey, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo de Bellas Artes.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Salto online route maker.

Drive from Encarnacion to Salto in 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Paraguay Standard Time (PYT) to Uruguay Standard Time (UYT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Encarnacion in June, things will get slightly colder in Salto: highs are around 21°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Montevideo.
Museums · Spas · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:

Montevideo, Uruguay — 3 nights

With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes and 1972 Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Pocitos and Galeria de Arte Porton de San Pedro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, get outside with Japanese Garden, view the masterpieces at Museo Gurvich, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Pocitos.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Montevideo trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Salto to Montevideo in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. June in Montevideo sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Colonia del Sacramento.
Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay — 2 nights

Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museo Portugues, steep yourself in history at Plaza de toros Real de San Carlos, make a trip to La Calle de los Suspiros, then visit a coastal fixture at Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse, and finally wander the streets of Barrio Historico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Cars, browse for treasures at Antik Objetos con Alma, examine the collection at Granja Colonia, then wander the streets of Plaza Mayor, and finally view the masterpieces at Casa Carbajal Arte y Objetos.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Colonia del Sacramento online vacation planner.

Drive from Montevideo to Colonia del Sacramento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Colonia del Sacramento sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gualeguaychu.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Gualeguaychu, Argentina — 1 night

Sitting on the left bank a Uruguay River tributary, Gualeguaychu was founded in 1783 and serves as a home to over 100,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stroll through Balneario Nandubaysal, test the waters at Termas del Gualeguaychu, and then take an in-depth tour of Casa de Haedo Museo.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gualeguaychu travel route planner.

You can drive from Colonia del Sacramento to Gualeguaychu in 3.5 hours. In June in Gualeguaychu, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.
Spas · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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