60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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1
Mendoza, Argentina
— 5 nights
2
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 7 nights
3
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
— 5 nights
4
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 6 nights
5
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 2 nights
6
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 6 nights
7
Ushuaia, Argentina
— 6 nights
8
Stanley, Falkland Islands
— 2 nights
9
West Falkland, Falkland Islands
— 2 nights
10
Santiago, Chile
— 7 nights
11
Valparaiso, Chile
— 5 nights
12
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 4 nights

5
nights
Mendoza, Argentina

Mendoza ©
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Step out of Mendoza to go to Maipu and see Casa El Enemigo, which is approximately 38 minutes away. On the 4th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Dedicate the 3rd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience, ride a horse along Los Pingos Horse Riding, stroll around Parque General San Martin, and make a trip to Plaza Independencia.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mendoza online tour builder.

Vancouver, Canada to Mendoza is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time is 5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Vancouver in July: highs in Mendoza hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trip

Maipu
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Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience ©
Bodega Cruzat. Bubbles Experience
Food Tours
Parque General San Martin ©
Parque General San Martin

7
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: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, and explore the engaging exhibits at Museo de los Ninos.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires trip planning app.

Fly from Mendoza to Buenos Aires in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mendoza in July, Buenos Aires is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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

5
nights
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colonia del Sacramento: Carmelo (Bodega Boutique El Legado, Bodega Zubizarreta, &more) and Playa de la Agraciada (in Nueva Palmira). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Barrio Historico, go for a walk through Rambla Colonia Del Sacramento, explore the activities along Rio de la Plata, and look for gifts at De La Plaza.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Colonia del Sacramento road trip planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Montevideo.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Carmelo, Playa de la Agraciada, Museo Cars
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Bodega Boutique El Legado ©
Bodega Boutique El Legado
Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Museo Portugues ©
Museo Portugues

6
nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
When in Montevideo, make a side trip to see Pizzorno Family Estates in Canelones, approximately Canelones away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, take a stroll through Ciudad Vieja, visit Pocitos, and ponder the world of politics at Palacio Legislativo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Montevideo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Colonia del Sacramento to Montevideo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Montevideo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja

2
nights
Punta del Este, Uruguay

Punta del Este ©
With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
On the 26th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museo del Mar, get outside with MAREAS Escuela de Buceo, thendon't miss a visit to Puerto de Punta del Este, and finally make a trip to The Fingers of Punta del Este. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Puente Leonel Viera, explore the world behind art at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, and then get great views at Mirador Punta Ballena.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Punta del Este vacation planner.

Getting from Montevideo to Punta del Este by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Maldonado
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Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este
Puerto de Punta del Este ©
Puerto de Punta del Este

6
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.
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To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Carlos de Bariloche trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Punta del Este to San Carlos de Bariloche by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. When traveling from Punta del Este in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Carlos de Bariloche, with highs around °C, while nights are colder with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time 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 Nacional Nahuel Huapi ©
Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi
Circuito Chico ©
Circuito Chico

6
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.
Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Tierra del Fuego National Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia, make a trip to Les Éclaireurs Lighthouse, fly down the slopes at Cerro Castor (Castor Mount), and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ushuaia trip tool.

Traveling by flight from San Carlos de Bariloche to Ushuaia takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in August, you will find days in Ushuaia are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Ushuaia

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Off-Road Tours
Tierra del Fuego National Park ©
Tierra del Fuego National Park
Museo Maritimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia ©

2
nights
Stanley, Falkland Islands

Stanley ©
Founded in 1843, Stanley serves as the capital of the Falkland Islands yet still exudes its rural charm.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stroll through Gypsy Cove, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Longdon, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stanley Military Cemetery, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Surf Bay, and finally enjoy the sea views from Faro Cabo San Felipe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): trek along Bertha's Beach, thenstroll the grounds of Memorial Wood, thenget a taste of the local shopping with The Harbour View Gift Shop, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Stanley trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ushuaia to Stanley takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Stanley are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to West Falkland.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Bertha's Beach
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Mount Longdon ©
Mount Longdon
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
Surf Bay ©
Surf Bay

2
nights
West Falkland, Falkland Islands

West Falkland ©
The second largest of the Falkland Islands yet home to less than 200 inhabitants, West Falkland makes up for a lack of people with rugged scenery.
On the 11th (Tue), stroll through New Island and then trek along Pebble Island.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the West Falkland trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to West Falkland takes 5.5 hours. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Santiago.

Things to do in West Falkland

Nature Parks Wildlife
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New Island ©
New Island

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santiago: Concha y Toro (in Pirque) and Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile (in Valle Nevado). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, examine the collection at La Chascona, admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), and get engrossed in the history at Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Santiago trip maker.

You can fly from West Falkland to Santiago in 12 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from West Falkland to Santiago is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Santiago

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Concha y Toro, Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile
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San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile ©
Valle Nevado - Ski Resort Chile

5
nights
Valparaiso, Chile

Valparaiso ©
Navigating through a maze of colorful streets winding up and down steep hills remains an integral part of any Valparaiso tour.
Get out of town with these interesting Valparaiso side-trips: Casa de Isla Negra (in Isla Negra), Casablanca (Emiliana Organic Vineyards, Vina Casas del Bosque, &more) and Matetic Vineyards (in Lagunillas). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at La Sebastiana, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take a stroll through Paseo Dimalow, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Valparaiso online journey planner.

Drive from Santiago to Valparaiso in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Valparaiso, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Wineries Museums Tours

Side Trips

Vina del Mar, Casablanca, Casa de Isla Negra, Matetic Vineyards
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Matetic Vineyards ©
Matetic Vineyards
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana
Casa de Isla Negra ©
Casa de Isla Negra

4
nights
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

San Pedro de Atacama ©
Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
Go for a jaunt from San Pedro de Atacama to Antofagasta to see Salar de Atacama about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, engage your brain at Museo del Meteorito, explore the activities along Lagunas Altiplanicas, and delve into the distant past at Pukara de Quitor.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Pedro de Atacama holiday planning site.

Fly from Valparaiso to San Pedro de Atacama in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Valparaiso, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in San Pedro de Atacama, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Salar de Atacama, Atacama Desert
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Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Atacama Desert ©
Atacama Desert

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