60 days in South America, Central America & Mexico Itinerary

60 days in South America, Central America & Mexico Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fly:  12 h 45 min
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Cartagena, Colombia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
San Salvador, El Salvador
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  2 h
3
Roatan, Honduras
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
San Pedro, Belize
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
5
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
— 3 nights
+6
Bus + Foot + Fly + Foot + Bus + Foot + Bus:  6 h 15 min
6
Antigua, Guatemala
— 4 nights
+5
Bus + Foot + Bus + Foot + Fly + Shuttle:  4 h 45 min
7
Granada, Nicaragua
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
Monteverde, Costa Rica
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  8 h 15 min
10
Panama City, Panama
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 15 min
11
Bogota, Colombia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
12
Quito, Ecuador
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
13
Santiago, Chile
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
14
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
15
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
16
Asuncion, Paraguay
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
17
Sucre, Bolivia
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h
18
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  1 h 30 min
19
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena ©
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): admire the striking features of Claustro de la Merced Mausoleo de Garcia Marquez, steep yourself in history at Walled City of Cartagena, then make a trip to Torre del Reloj, then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Baluarte de la Merced.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cartagena online road trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Cartagena is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Colombia Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, expect Cartagena to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to San Salvador.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
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Walled City of Cartagena ©
Walled City of Cartagena
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas ©
Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas
Plaza Santo Domingo ©
Plaza Santo Domingo

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San Salvador, El Salvador

San Salvador ©
The country's capital, San Salvador sits in a scenic position surrounded by impressive volcanoes.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Nacional de Antropología Dr. David J. Guzman and Monseñor Romero Center. Your inner history buff will appreciate Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park and Iglesia El Rosario. Get out of town with these interesting San Salvador side-trips: Tazumal (in Chalchuapa) and El Imposible National Park (in Ahuachapan). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte de El Salvador, brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum El Zapote Barracks, take an in-depth tour of Museo del Ferrocarril y Parque Tematico, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Salvador vacation builder website.

Traveling by flight from Cartagena to San Salvador takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in San Salvador when traveling from Cartagena in January, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Roatan.

Things to do in San Salvador

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tazumal, El Imposible National Park
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Iglesia El Rosario ©
Iglesia El Rosario
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park

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nights
Roatan, Honduras

The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Get a sense of the local culture at Roatan Underwater Museum and Flamingo Cultural Center. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Roatan trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from San Salvador to Roatan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Salvador in January: highs in Roatan hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to San Pedro.

Things to do in Roatan

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

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nights
San Pedro, Belize

San Pedro ©
San Pedro evolved from small fishing village and now represents one of the most visited locations in Belize.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Gallery of San Pedro and Belizean Arts. Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: see the vivid underwater world at Hol Chan Marine Reserve, make a trip to Shark Ray Alley, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mexico Rocks.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Pedro online holiday maker.

Traveling by flight from Roatan to San Pedro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, daytime highs in San Pedro are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in San Pedro

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Ambergris Caye
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Hol Chan Marine Reserve ©
Hol Chan Marine Reserve
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Popular historic sites such as Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá and Tulum Archaeological Site are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Las Pinturas and Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos. Venture out of the city with trips to Tulum (Art Gallery Miniature, LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and get in on the family fun at Xcaret.

To find out how to plan a trip to Playa del Carmen, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Pedro to Playa del Carmen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Pedro to Playa del Carmen due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Antigua.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Tulum, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá ©
Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
Scuba & Snorkeling

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nights
Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua ©
The former capital of Guatemala and a World Heritage Site, Antigua retains its colonial charm and remains one of the most visited destinations in the country.
Get some historical perspective at Palacio Nacional and Iximche. Get a sense of the local culture at Casa Santo Domingo Museums and Iglesia de La Merced. Explore Antigua's surroundings by going to Santo Tomas Church (in Chichicastenango) and Guatemala City (La Merced, Catedral Metropolitana, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the geological forces at Volcán Pacaya, delve into the distant past at Convento de las Capuchinas, make a trip to Cerro de la Cruz, and contemplate the long history of Iglesia de San Francisco El Grande.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Antigua tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Playa del Carmen to Antigua in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Playa del Carmen to Antigua. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Antigua, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Granada.

Things to do in Antigua

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Guatemala City, Santo Tomas Church, Iximche
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Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced
Casa Santo Domingo Museums ©
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
Convento de las Capuchinas ©
Convento de las Capuchinas

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Granada, Nicaragua

Granada
The lakeside city of Granada has the look and feel of a historically important economic and political center, with grand colonial architecture, a unified look, and many cultural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the activities along Apoyo, explore the world behind art at Casa de Los Tres Mundos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de La Merced, and finally see the interesting displays at Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the geological forces at Masaya Volcano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Parroquial de Santiago, and then step off the mainland to explore Islets of Granada.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Granada trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Antigua to Granada in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Monteverde.

Things to do in Granada

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Masaya, Iglesia Parroquial de Santiago
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Apoyo
Apoyo
Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced
Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco ©

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Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde ©
Monteverde is all about natural attractions, not surprising for an eco-tourism hotspot known for its cloud forests and rich diversity of animal life.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Ecological Sanctuary, stroll through Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monteverde Frog Pond. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sustainability Demonstration Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Aguti Monteverde - Wildlife Reserve, and then get to know the fascinating history of Santa Elena Skywalk.

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

You can drive from Granada to Monteverde in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Monteverde

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sustainability Demonstration Center
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Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve ©
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
Ecological Sanctuary ©
Ecological Sanctuary
Santa Elena Skywalk ©
Santa Elena Skywalk

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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

La Fortuna de San Carlos ©
Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wood & Art Gallery and Catedral de Ciudad Quesada. Let the collections at Onirica Art Gallery and Galeria Estudio capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting La Fortuna de San Carlos side-trips: Butterfly Conservatory (in El Castillo), La Virgen (Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park & Tirimbina Biological Reserve) and Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge (in Cano Negro). The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Tabacon Hot Springs, stroll through Proyecto Asis, take in nature's colorful creations at Arenal Natura Ecological Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at La Fortuna Waterfall.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the La Fortuna de San Carlos trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Monteverde to La Fortuna de San Carlos takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Panama City.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

La Virgen, Butterfly Conservatory, Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge, Catedral de Ciudad Quesada
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Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park ©
Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park
Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge ©
Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge
Proyecto Asis ©
Proyecto Asis

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Panama City, Panama

Panama City ©
Arguably the most modern of Central American cities, Panama City boasts a shimmering skyline of glass skyscrapers.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Casco Viejo and Fort San Lorenzo. Get some cultural insight at Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama and Museo de La Real Aduana de Portobelo. Change things up with these side-trips from Panama City: Portobelo (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's much more to do: make a trip to Panama Canal, explore the ancient world of Panama La Vieja, meet the residents at Punta Culebra Nature Center, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Metropolitan National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Panama City itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Panama City takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Panama City. January in Panama City sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Panama City

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Portobelo, Fort San Lorenzo
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Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama ©
Museo del Canal Interoceanico de Panama
Museo de La Real Aduana de Portobelo ©
Museo de La Real Aduana de Portobelo

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Bogota, Colombia

Bogota ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) and Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira. You'll explore and learn at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica and Museo De La Universidad Del Rosario. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bogota: Observatorio de Colibries (in La Calera) and Bioparque La Reserva (in Cota). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Colombia, take in the awesome beauty at Monserrate, expand your horizons at Whee Institute - Learn Spanish in Bogota, and contemplate the long history of Bolivar Square.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bogota driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Panama City to Bogota in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Panama City in February, expect Bogota to be much colder, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Quito.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, Observatorio de Colibries, Bioparque La Reserva
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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica
Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira ©
Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira

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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.
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania and Quito Old Town will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila and Casa Museo Guayasamin. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museo Etnohistorico de Artesanias del Ecuador Mindalae, browse the exhibits of La Capilla Del Hombre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica del Voto Nacional, and tour the pleasant surroundings at La Escondida Farm.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Quito day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Bogota to Quito takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, car, and bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bogota in February since evenings lows in Quito dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Quito

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila ©
Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania ©
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
Casa Museo Guayasamin ©
Casa Museo Guayasamin

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Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©
Santiago tourism thrives largely thanks to the city's big selection of cultural and entertainment options, including museums, theaters, restaurants, bars, and giant malls.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino and La Sebastiana. Museum-lovers will appreciate La Chascona and Casa de Isla Negra. Change things up with a short trip to Colchagua Museum in Santa Cruz (about 2 hours away). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), steep yourself in history at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, and see the interesting displays at Museo Colchagua.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Santiago day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Quito to Santiago takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Quito to Santiago, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Colchagua Museum, Casa de Isla Negra, La Sebastiana
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La Chascona ©
La Chascona
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino ©
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino
Casa de Isla Negra ©
Casa de Isla Negra

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

Nestled against the foothills of the Andes, scenic San Carlos de Bariloche hugs the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake and ranks among Argentina's top destinations for active outdoor vacations.
San Carlos de Bariloche is known for nature, winter sports, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cast your line with a fishing tour, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, hit the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at San Carlos de Baraloche to Puerto Varas.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Carlos de Bariloche online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Santiago to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to San Carlos de Bariloche is 1 hour. In February, daily temperatures in San Carlos de Bariloche can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis

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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.
Cemiterio de Recoleta and Calle Defensa will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and Museo de los Ninos. When in Buenos Aires, make a side trip to see Museo de arte Tigre in Tigre, approximately Tigre away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, ponder the world of politics at Casa Rosada, admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo, and wander the streets of Puerto Madero.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Buenos Aires takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in February: highs in Buenos Aires hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Asuncion.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Museo de arte Tigre
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Plaza de Mayo ©
Plaza de Mayo
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes ©
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

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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.
On the 20th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Museo del Barro, appreciate the history behind The National Pantheon of Heroes and Oratory of the Virgin Our Lady Saint Mary of the Asuncion, explore the world behind art at Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero, steep yourself in history at Casa de la Independencia, then ponder the world of politics at Palacio de López, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Maria Auxiliadora.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Asuncion online trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Buenos Aires to Asuncion in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time (ART) to Paraguay Standard Time (PYT) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in February: highs in Asuncion hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sucre.

Things to do in Asuncion

Museums Historic Sites
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Casa de la Independencia ©
Casa de la Independencia
Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero ©
Museo Etnografico Andres Barbero
Museo del Barro ©
Museo del Barro

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Sucre, Bolivia

Sucre ©
The constitutional capital of Bolivia, Sucre has a well-preserved historic center, with many buildings dating back to the city's founding in the 16th century.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Museum of the Cathedral - Museo de la Catedral, get engrossed in the history at House of Liberty Museum - Casa de la Libertad, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR, see the interesting displays at Museo del Convento de la RECOLETA, then make a trip to Cal Orck'o, and finally shop like a local with Arte y Cultura Sucre Galeria.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sucre visit planning site.

Traveling by flight from Asuncion to Sucre takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Asuncion in February; daily highs in Sucre reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Sucre

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR ©
Museum of Indigenous Art ASUR
House of Liberty Museum - Casa de la Libertad ©
House of Liberty Museum - Casa de la Libertad
Museo del Convento de la RECOLETA ©
Museo del Convento de la RECOLETA

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Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
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 Afro Brazil Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP and Museu da Lingua Portuguesa. When in Sao Paulo, make a side trip to see Kadampa Brasil Meditation Center in Cabreuva, approximately Cabreuva away. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, see the interesting displays at Museu de Arte Brasileira - FAAP, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, and take a stroll through Paulista Avenue.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Sao Paulo trip planner.

You can fly from Sucre to Sao Paulo in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sucre to Sao Paulo. Traveling from Sucre in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Sao Paulo: highs are around 34°C and lows about 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kadampa Brasil Meditation Center
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Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Museu da Lingua Portuguesa
Museu da Lingua Portuguesa

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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.
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro and Museu do Acude will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sugarloaf Mountain and Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, explore the historical opulence of Ilha Fiscal, stroll through Barra da Tijuca Beach, and walk around Parque Lage.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in February, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

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