20 days in South America Itinerary

20 days in South America Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Santiago, Chile
— 3 nights
2
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
— 1 night
3
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
4
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
5
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
6
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 5 nights

3
nights
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.
Santiago is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Cerro Santa Lucia, go for a walk through Plaza de Armas, admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and get engrossed in the history at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino.

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Atlanta, USA to Santiago is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Santiago is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Glaciares National Park.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Shopping Museums
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San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
La Chascona ©
La Chascona

1
night
Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

Los Glaciares National Park ©
A World Heritage Site, Los Glaciares National Park contains a giant ice cap that feeds 47 vast glaciers.
On the 1st (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Perito Moreno National Park. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Glaciar Seco and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glaciar Spegazzini.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Glaciares National Park tour builder app.

You can fly from Santiago to Los Glaciares National Park in 13.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to Los Glaciares National Park is 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Los Glaciares National Park are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Perito Moreno National Park
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Perito Moreno National Park ©
Perito Moreno National Park
Glaciar Spegazzini ©
Glaciar Spegazzini
Glaciar Seco ©
Glaciar Seco

3
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 historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, admire the landmark architecture of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and take a stroll through Puerto Madero.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Buenos Aires travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Glaciares National Park to Buenos Aires takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Glaciares National Park, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Buenos Aires, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires ©

2
nights
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam and then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

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Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Buenos Aires to Foz do Iguacu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Buenos Aires in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Foz do Iguacu, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

4
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 beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain, kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, stroll through Praia de Ipanema, and make a trip to Escadaria Selaron.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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

5
nights
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Fernando de Noronha ©
With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Baia do Sancho, get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, look and learn at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha, and kick back and relax at Praia do Cacimba do Padre.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha takes 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, Fernando de Noronha is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Morro dois Irmaos ©
Morro dois Irmaos
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos

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