18 days in South America Itinerary

18 days in South America Itinerary

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

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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: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Sueste, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Sao Pedro, and get outside with Baia dos Porcos.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha trip planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 22-hour flight. Traveling from Barcelona to Fernando de Noronha, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in October: high temperatures in Fernando de Noronha hover around 34°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

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

3
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: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, catch a live performance at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, and walk around Parque Lage.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro in 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Rio de Janeiro. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro

2
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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 18th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Foz do Iguacu trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Foz do Iguacu when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Iguazu Falls
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls

5
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: stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Japones, wander the streets of Puerto Madero, and get to know the fascinating history of Calle Defensa.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires day trip site.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Foz do Iguacu to Buenos Aires takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in October, expect Buenos Aires to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires ©

2
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: stroll around Cerro Santa Lucia, stop by Patio Bellavista, explore the galleries of Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Cristóbal Hill.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Santiago trip builder site.

Fly from Buenos Aires to Santiago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Buenos Aires to Santiago due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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

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