15 days in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires & Lima Itinerary

15 days in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires & Lima Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 6 nights
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Lima, Peru
— 1 night

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia de Grumari and Claudio Coutinho Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rio de Janeiro: Saquarema (Praia de Itauna & Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Nazareth). There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Tijuca, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Bento Monastery, catch a live performance at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, and go for a walk through Avenida Atlantica.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro online sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Saquarema
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Itauna ©
Praia de Itauna

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Puerto Madero and Recoleta. Step off the beaten path and head to Catedral de la Plata and Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo. Step out of Buenos Aires to go to Lujan and see Basilica de Lujan, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, take a stroll through La Boca, browse the different shops at Galerias Pacifico, and explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August: high temperatures in Buenos Aires hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Lima.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Basilica de Lujan, Catedral de la Plata
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Catedral de la Plata ©
Catedral de la Plata
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

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Lima, Peru

Lima ©
Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Huaca Pucllana.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lima trip tool.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Lima in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Lima, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lima when traveling from Buenos Aires in August, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Cathedral of Lima ©
Cathedral of Lima
San Isidro ©
San Isidro

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