16 days in South America Itinerary

16 days in South America Itinerary

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Santiago, Chile
— 3 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights

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Santiago, Chile

Santiago ©

City of the Island Hills

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: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, stop by Patio Bellavista, go for a walk through Plaza de Armas, and admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana).

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Santiago trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Santiago is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Santiago, you'll gain 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Nature
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Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©

Queen of La Plata

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: stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, get to know the fascinating history of Calle Defensa, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero.

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Fly from Santiago to Buenos Aires in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to Buenos Aires is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©

Land of the Waterfalls

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.
Step out of Foz do Iguacu with an excursion to Iguazu Falls in Iguazu National Park--about 3 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and look for gifts at Duty Free Shop Puerto Iguazu.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu online route planner.

You can 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. Traveling from Buenos Aires in May, you will find days in Foz do Iguacu are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©

Marvelous City

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: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, see where the action happens at Maracanã, and see a show at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro day trip website.

Getting from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in May, expect Rio de Janeiro to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

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