30 days in Central America, Mexico, South America & Asia Itinerary

30 days in Central America, Mexico, South America & Asia Itinerary

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Antigua, Guatemala
— 1 day
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Mexico City, Mexico
— 3 nights
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Cancun, Mexico
— 1 night
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Cusco, Peru
— 4 nights
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Puerto Maldonado, Peru
— 1 night
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Paracas, Peru
— 1 night
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Lima, Peru
— 2 nights
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Punta Arenas, Chile
— 1 night
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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile
— 1 night
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El Calafate, Argentina
— 2 nights
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
— 3 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 2 nights
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 1 night
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Salvador, Brazil
— 1 night
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Tel Aviv, Israel
— 1 day

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Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua ©
The former capital of Guatemala and a World Heritage Site, Antigua retains its colonial charm and remains one of the most visited destinations in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de La Merced.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Antigua road trip planning app.

Jerusalem, Israel to Antigua is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Antigua due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Jerusalem in September, with highs in Antigua at 28°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Antigua

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24:
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Iglesia de La Merced ©
Iglesia de La Merced

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Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): make a trip to Zocalo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), then steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe, and finally take a stroll through Coyoacan. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, then delve into the distant past at Museo del Templo Mayor, then explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional de Antropologia.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Mexico City driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Antigua to Mexico City in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Mexico City can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Museo del Templo Mayor ©
Museo del Templo Mayor

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Cancun, Mexico

Cancun
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
On the 27th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Delfines.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cancun online visit planner.

Fly from Mexico City to Cancun in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Cancun. In September, Cancun is somewhat warmer than Mexico City - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Explore hidden gems such as Qorikancha and San Blas. Get some cultural insight at Sacsayhuaman and ChocoMuseo Cusco. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Cusco Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Plaza de Armas, and explore the ancient world of Choquequirao Archeological Park.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cusco road trip site.

You can fly from Cancun to Cusco in 11 hours. When traveling from Cancun in September, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Cusco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Puerto Maldonado.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Sacred Valley of the Incas, Choquequirao Archeological Park
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 2:
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Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha
Cusco Cathedral ©
Cusco Cathedral
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman

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Puerto Maldonado, Peru

Puerto Maldonado ©
Puerto Maldonado sits at the confluence of the Tambopata and Madre de Dios Rivers in the Amazon rainforest.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Mariposario Tambopata and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Inkaterra Ecological Reserve.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Maldonado itinerary site.

Getting from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In October, Puerto Maldonado is warmer than Cusco - with highs of 38°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Paracas.

Things to do in Puerto Maldonado

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
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Inkaterra Ecological Reserve ©
Inkaterra Ecological Reserve
Mariposario Tambopata ©
Mariposario Tambopata

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Paracas, Peru

Paracas ©
A port town largely devoted to tourism, Paracas serves as a popular starting point for exploration of Peru's south coast.
To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paracas trip planning website.

Getting from Puerto Maldonado to Paracas by flight takes about 22.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Puerto Maldonado in October, expect nights in Paracas to be slightly colder, around 16°C, while days are cooler, around 24°C. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lima.

Things to do in Paracas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
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Playa Roja ©
Playa Roja

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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.
On the 5th (Thu), ponder the world of politics at Palacio de Torre Tagle, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, then explore the ancient world of Huaca Pucllana, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lima trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Paracas to Lima in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Lima, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Punta Arenas.

Things to do in Lima

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
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Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas ©
Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana

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Punta Arenas, Chile

Punta Arenas ©
An erstwhile hub of the sheep wool industry, Punta Arenas has evolved into a gateway of sorts for hikers, cruise ship passengers, and adventure travelers heading out on the windswept lands of Chile's extreme southern reaches.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Sagrado Corazon, stroll the grounds of Cementerio Municipal, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Regional De Magallanes, and finally see the interesting displays at Centro Cultural Braun-Menendez.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Punta Arenas trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Lima to Punta Arenas by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Peru Standard Time (PET) to Chile Standard Time (CLT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lima in October, you will find days in Punta Arenas are little chillier (12°C), and nights are much colder (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine).

Things to do in Punta Arenas

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:
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Museo Regional De Magallanes ©
Museo Regional De Magallanes
Cementerio Municipal ©
Cementerio Municipal
Centro Cultural Braun-Menendez ©
Centro Cultural Braun-Menendez

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Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine), Chile

Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) ©
Surrounded by towering mountains, shimmering lakes, and the region's rugged hills, Puerto Natales serves as a bustling jumping-off point for exploring the Torres del Paine National Park.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the galleries of La Tehuelche and then see the interesting displays at Museo Historico e Industrial Puerto Bories.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) online trip builder.

Getting from Punta Arenas to Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for the shuttle ride to El Calafate.

Things to do in Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine)

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:
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Museo Historico e Industrial Puerto Bories ©
La Tehuelche ©
La Tehuelche

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El Calafate, Argentina

El Calafate ©
El Calafate tourism thrives mostly thanks to the city's proximity to a World Heritage-listed national park, famed for containing over 40 large glaciers.
On the 9th (Mon), examine the collection at El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center, then explore the activities along Lago Argentino, and then examine the collection at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus and then take a stroll through Avenida Libertador.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the El Calafate trip builder website.

You can take a shuttle from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to El Calafate in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) to El Calafate. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Puerto Natales (Torres del Paine) in October: highs in El Calafate hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Carlos de Bariloche.

Things to do in El Calafate

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico ©
Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico
El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center ©
Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus ©
Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get great views at Cerro Otto and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): hit the slopes at Catedral Alta Patagonis.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Carlos de Bariloche journey website.

Traveling by flight from El Calafate to San Carlos de Bariloche takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from El Calafate in October: highs in San Carlos de Bariloche hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in San Carlos de Bariloche

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Catedral Alta Patagonis
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cerro Otto ©
Cerro Otto

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the views from Puente de la Mujer, then explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the history at Plaza de Mayo, then get a taste of the local shopping with Puerto Madero, then make a trip to Cemiterio de Recoleta, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires online tour builder.

Fly from San Carlos de Bariloche to Buenos Aires in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Buenos Aires: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes ©
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires ©

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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.
For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu visit planner.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Foz do Iguacu by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in October, with highs in Foz do Iguacu at 34°C and lows at 20°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salvador.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Museums
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 16:
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Museu de Cera Dreamland ©
Museu de Cera Dreamland

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Salvador, Brazil

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
On the 17th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Francisco Church and Convent, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de Sao Francisco.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Salvador online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Salvador in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Salvador, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Salvador

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 17:
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Sao Francisco Church and Convent ©
Sao Francisco Church and Convent
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Igreja da Ordem Terceira de Sao Francisco ©
Igreja da Ordem Terceira de Sao Francisco

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema. Do some cultural sightseeing at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro and Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, see where the action happens at Maracanã, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

You can fly from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Tel Aviv.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

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Tel Aviv, Israel

Tel Aviv ©
Called the "White City" thanks to the color of its World Heritage-listed architectural landmarks, Tel Aviv serves as Israel's modern and cosmopolitan second city.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Beit Hatfutsot - The Museum of the Jewish People, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bograshov Beach, then stroll through Tayelet, and finally wander the streets of Jaffa Old City.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tel Aviv vacation planner.

Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Tel Aviv in 20 hours. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Tel Aviv due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Tel Aviv are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Tel Aviv

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 23:
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Tayelet ©
Tayelet
Jaffa Old City ©
Jaffa Old City

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