60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bratislava, Slovakia
+2
Bus + Fly + Shuttle:  20 h 30 min
1
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 12 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
2
Lima, Peru
— 16 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Quito, Ecuador
— 15 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Bogota, Colombia
— 14 nights
Fly + Bus:  14 h 45 min
End: Bratislava, Slovakia

12
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Buenos Aires side-trips: Museos & Cripta Basilica Nuestra Senora De Lujan (in Lujan), Villa Ocampo (in San Isidro) and Museo Ciudad San Fernando de Buena Vista (in San Fernando). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, wander the streets of Recoleta, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and get to know the fascinating history of Calle Defensa.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires trip planning site.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Buenos Aires is an approximately 21- hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Bratislava to Buenos Aires. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Bratislava in January; daily highs in Buenos Aires reach 33°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Museos & Cripta Basilica Nuestra Senora De Lujan, Museo de arte Tigre, Villa Ocampo, Museo Ciudad San Fernando de Buena Vista
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Plaza de Mayo ©
Plaza de Mayo

16
nights
Lima, Peru

Lima ©
Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lima: El Canon de Austisha (in Huarochiri), Zona Arqueologica caral (in Caral) and Balneario La Punta (in Callao). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco, explore the galleries of Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, don't miss a visit to Circuito Magico Del Agua, and stop by Barranco.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lima trip planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Lima in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time to Peru Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In February, daily temperatures in Lima can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Quito.

Things to do in Lima

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

El Canon de Austisha, Zona Arqueologica caral, Balneario La Punta
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San Gallan Xpeditions ©
San Gallan Xpeditions
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

15
nights
Quito, Ecuador

Quito ©
High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
Explore Quito's surroundings by going to Otavalo (Museo Otavalango, Mercado 24 de Mayo, &more), Cuicocha (in Cotacachi) and Cayambe (Middle of the World, Volcan Cayambe, &more). Spend the 20th (Thu) among the fascinating landscape of Cotopaxi National Park. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, explore the world behind art at Casa Museo Guayasamin, take in the awesome beauty at Pichincha, and see the interesting displays at Museo Etnohistorico de Artesanias del Ecuador Mindalae.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Quito trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Lima to Quito in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lima in February; daily highs in Quito reach 24°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Quito

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Otavalo, Cayambe, Pichincha, Cuicocha, Cotopaxi National Park
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Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila ©
Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania ©
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco ©
Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco

14
nights
Bogota, Colombia

Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bogota: Chia (Vivero Crisalide & Anticuario La Mona Lisa Arte y Antiguedades), Zipaquira (Esensal, Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, &more) and Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Fatima (in Tocancipa). Spend the 8th (Sun) exploring nature at Chingaza National Park. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the pleasant sights at Zona T, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bogota online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Quito to Bogota in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Quito in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bogota, with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bogota

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Zipaquira, Chia, Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Fatima, Chingaza National Park, Centro de Memoria El Cuartico
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Food Tours
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Monserrate ©
Monserrate

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