17 days in South America Itinerary

17 days in South America Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Porto, Portugal
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
2
Porto Seguro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h
3
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
4
Ushuaia, Argentina
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  16 h 30 min
5
Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Porto, Portugal

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Porto de Santo Antonio Beach and Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fernado de Noronha Island, head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cachorro.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha trip planner.

Porto, Portugal to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Porto to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Porto in August, expect Fernando de Noronha to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Porto de Santo Antonio Beach ©
Porto de Santo Antonio Beach
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

3
nights
Porto Seguro, Brazil

Porto Seguro ©
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Porto Seguro is known for beaches, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Joao Batista, get to know the fascinating history of Quadrado, get in on the family fun at Eco Parque Arraial d'Ajuda, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirror Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Porto Seguro road trip website.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Porto Seguro in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in August, expect Porto Seguro to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Mirror Beach ©
Mirror Beach
Igreja de Sao Joao Batista ©
Igreja de Sao Joao Batista
Taperapua Beach ©
Taperapua Beach

2
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piedras Blancas and Parque Nahuelito. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, hit the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis, and explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Carlos de Bariloche vacation maker app.

Traveling by flight from Porto Seguro to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Porto Seguro in August; daily highs in San Carlos de Bariloche reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ushuaia.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Parque Nahuelito ©
Parque Nahuelito
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Ushuaia, Argentina

Often called the "End of the World" because of its position on the southernmost tip of South America, the expanding city of Ushuaia serves as both a busy commercial port and attractive tourist hub.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Helicopter Tours and Ushuaia Bay. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina, contemplate the waterfront views at Bahia Lapataia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cerro Castor (Castor Mount), and examine the collection at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Ushuaia road trip app.

Getting from San Carlos de Bariloche to Ushuaia by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in August, you will find days in Ushuaia are a bit cooler (5°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Off-Road Tours
Helicopter Tours
Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina ©
Galeria Tematica Historia Fueguina

2
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Almecegas I Waterfalls and Catarata dos Couros. When in Alto Paraiso de Goias, make a side trip to see Santa Barbara Waterfall in Cavalcante, approximately Cavalcante away. There's more to do: explore the activities along Vale da Lua and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Alto Paraiso de Goias route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Ushuaia to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Santa Barbara Waterfall
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Almecegas I Waterfalls ©
Almecegas I Waterfalls
Catarata dos Couros
Catarata dos Couros
Vale da Lua ©
Vale da Lua

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