8 days in South America Itinerary

8 days in South America Itinerary

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Minneapolis, United States
Fly:
20​h 15​min
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:
1​h 30​min
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 1 night
Fly:
3​h 45​min
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 2 nights
Fly:
28​h
Minneapolis, United States

2
days
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
On the 18th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and then kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Maracanã, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, then stroll through Pedra do Arpoador, and finally don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker.

Minneapolis, USA to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Brasilia Time is 3 hours. In March, Rio de Janeiro is much warmer than Minneapolis - with highs of 85°F and lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

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Copacabana Beach
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
Praia de Ipanema

1
day
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ibirapuera Park.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sao Paulo holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 67°F in Sao Paulo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

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Ibirapuera Park
Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo

3
days
Buenos Aires, Argentina

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 sightseeing, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, take a stroll through Puerto Madero, and admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Buenos Aires trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Sao Paulo in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Buenos Aires: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Recoleta Cemetery
Parque 3 de Febrero
Puerto Madero

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