29 days in Peru, Argentina & Brazil Itinerary

29 days in Peru, Argentina & Brazil Itinerary

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Machu Picchu, Peru
— 1 day
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Cusco, Peru
— 3 nights
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 1 night
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Gramado, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil
— 3 nights
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 5 nights

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Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Machu Picchu road trip planning website.

London, UK to Machu Picchu is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Machu Picchu is minus 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu

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Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Go for a jaunt from Cusco to Maras to see Salinas de Maras about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Sacsayhuaman, see exploor, admire the landmark architecture of Centro Historico De Cusco, and see the interesting displays at Museo de Arte Precolombino.

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Traveling by combination of train and bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Cusco are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Salinas de Maras
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exploor ©
exploor
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

San Carlos de Bariloche
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.
Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Catedral Alta Patagonis, walk around Parque Nahuelito, hike along Circuito Chico, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche online holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Cusco to San Carlos de Bariloche in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Cusco to San Carlos de Bariloche, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cusco in July, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in San Carlos de Bariloche: temperatures range from 7°C by day to -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

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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.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, take an in-depth tour of El Zanjon de Granados, make a trip to Plaza de Mayo, and get a taste of the local shopping with El Ateneo Grand Splendid.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Buenos Aires planning app.

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to Buenos Aires by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in July; daily highs in Buenos Aires reach 17°C and lows reach 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Museo de los Ninos ©
Museo de los Ninos
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

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Iguazu National Park, Argentina

Iguazu National Park ©
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
On the 15th (Wed), head off the coast to Isla San Martin, admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez.

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You can fly from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in July, expect nights in Iguazu National Park to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin
Isla San Martin ©
Isla San Martin

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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.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. On the next day, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Iguazu National Park to Foz do Iguacu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Foz do Iguacu are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gramado.

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
Skydiving

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Gramado, Brazil

Gramado ©
Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, then walk around Mini Mundo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Snowland, learn about winemaking at Casa Seganfredo, then immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, and finally make a trip to Caro Watson Escape Game.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gramado road trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Canela
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Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Snowland ©
Snowland
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Rio de Janeiro to Petropolis to see Imperial Museum about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador, enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Rio de Janeiro in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Imperial Museum
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

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Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil

Alto Paraiso de Goias ©
Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Step out of Alto Paraiso de Goias with an excursion to Cachoeira Santa Barbara in Cavalcante--about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros, explore the activities along Vale da Lua, admire the sheer force of Catarata dos Couros, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sertao Zen.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Alto Paraiso de Goias road trip planning website.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Alto Paraiso de Goias by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Alto Paraiso de Goias, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Cachoeira Santa Barbara
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Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros ©
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros
Catarata dos Couros
Catarata dos Couros
Vale da Lua ©
Vale da Lua

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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: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fernado de Noronha Island, head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos, and trek along Trilha do Piquinho.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

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

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