58 days in South Pacific & South America Itinerary

58 days in South Pacific & South America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock trip itinerary maker

Travel Warning: Security Concerns   More Info
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Auckland, New Zealand
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Travel:  16 h
2
Chatham Island (Rekohu), New Zealand
— 3 nights
Travel:  15 h
3
Auckland, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
4
Norfolk Island, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h 45 min
5
Noumea, New Caledonia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h
6
Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Bourail, New Caledonia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  17 h 15 min
8
Alofi, Niue
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  16 h 30 min
9
Taravao, French Polynesia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Papeete, French Polynesia
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
11
Hanga Roa, Chile
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
12
Santiago, Chile
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
13
Valparaiso, Chile
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 30 min
14
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  10 h 15 min
15
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
16
La Paz, Bolivia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
17
Cusco, Peru
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Train:  3 h 15 min
18
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
+8
Train + Foot + Bus + Taxi + Fly + Foot + Fly + Foot + Ferry:  23 h
19
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Ferry + Shuttle + Fly:  5 h
20
Quito, Ecuador
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
21
Bogota, Colombia
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
22
San Andres Island, Colombia
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  13 h 45 min
End: San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

3
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): view the masterpieces at Queenstown Arts Centre, then get interesting insight from Tours, then whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Kiwi Birdlife Park, have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Queenstown, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally get your game on at Fear Factory Queenstown.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Queenstown road trip planning website.

Auckland to Queenstown is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Chatham Island (Rekohu).

Things to do in Queenstown

Tours Outdoors Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Spas

3
nights
Chatham Island (Rekohu), New Zealand

Chatham Island (Rekohu) ©
On the 5th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Admiral Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Maunganui Stone Cottage, and then make a trip to Basalt Columns. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Ocean Mail Scenic Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Henga Scenic Reserve, and then take an in-depth tour of Chatham Islands Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chatham Island (Rekohu) online road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Queenstown to Chatham Island (Rekohu) with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Chatham Island (Rekohu)

Parks Wildlife Museums
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Admiral Gardens ©
Admiral Gardens
Basalt Columns ©
Basalt Columns
Maunganui Stone Cottage ©
Maunganui Stone Cottage

2
nights
Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the geological forces at Mount Eden, brush up on your military savvy at Auckland Museum, then look for gifts at Pauanesia, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from SkyTower. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get impressive views of Rangitoto Island and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Auckland Zoo.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Auckland journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chatham Island (Rekohu) to Auckland. In June, daily temperatures in Auckland can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Auckland Zoo ©
Auckland Zoo
SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum

4
nights
Norfolk Island, Australia

Norfolk Island ©
Pine trees, rolling green hills, and dramatic cliffs typify Norfolk Island, an Australian offshore territory 1,412 km (877 mi) east of the mainland.
Norfolk Island is known for historic sites, nature, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Norfolk Island Cemetery, stroll through Emily Bay, get engrossed in the history at Norfolk Island Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Pitt.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Norfolk Island trip builder tool.

You can fly from Auckland to Norfolk Island in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Auckland to Norfolk Island, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in June, you will find days in Norfolk Island are somewhat warmer (66°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Noumea.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Emily Bay ©
Emily Bay
Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery
Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area ©
Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area

2
nights
Noumea, New Caledonia

Noumea ©
Capital of New Caledonia, Nouméa sits on a large peninsula of attractive, snaking bays.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie, shop like a local with Arts Premiers Galerie, and then enjoy the sea views from Amedee Lighthouse. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Ville de Noumea, look for gifts at Maison de la Perle, head off the coast to Ile aux Canards island, then kick back and relax at Anse Vata Beach, and finally shop like a local with Galerie d'art LEC LEC TIC.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Noumea trip builder website.

Getting from Norfolk Island to Noumea by flight takes about 21 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ile Des Pins.

Things to do in Noumea

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie ©
Aquarium des Lagons Nouvelle Caledonie
Amedee Lighthouse ©
Amedee Lighthouse
Ile aux Canards island ©
Ile aux Canards island

2
nights
Ile Des Pins, New Caledonia

Ile Des Pins ©
Just a little way off the southern end of Grand Terre, Île des Pins (the Isle of Pines) gets its name from the tall columnar pines that stick out of the surrounding vegetation like bristles on a brush.
On the 18th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Isle of Pines, enjoy the sand and surf at Piscine Naturelle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oro Bay, and finally don't miss a visit to Upi Bay. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Kanumera Bay and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kuto Bay.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Ile Des Pins fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Noumea to Ile Des Pins by flight takes about an hour. In June, daytime highs in Ile Des Pins are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bourail.

Things to do in Ile Des Pins

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Kanumera Bay ©
Kanumera Bay
Oro Bay ©
Oro Bay
Piscine Naturelle ©
Piscine Naturelle

1
night
Bourail, New Caledonia

Bourail ©
Bourail is a commune in the South Province of New Caledonia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean.GeographyBourail a rural town of Grande Terre . On the 20th (Sat), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at La Distillerie de Nessadiou, head outdoors with Ranch de la Courrie, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee, then admire the landmark architecture of Eglise de Bourail, and finally take an in-depth tour of Musee de Bourail.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bourail online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Ile Des Pins to Bourail takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Alofi.

Things to do in Bourail

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee ©
Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee
Musee de Bourail ©
Musee de Bourail
La Distillerie de Nessadiou ©
La Distillerie de Nessadiou

5
nights
Alofi, Niue

Alofi ©
Alofi is the capital of the Pacific Ocean island nation of Niue, which is located within the Realm of New Zealand. Alofi is known for parks, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Limu Pools, explore the galleries of Taoga Niue Museum, kick back and relax at Opaahi Landing, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Togo Chasm.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Alofi road trip planning app.

Explore your travel options from Bourail to Alofi with the Route module. The time zone changes from New Caledonia Standard Time (NCT) to Niue Time (NUT), which is usually a -22 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Alofi when traveling from Bourail in June, with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Taravao.

Things to do in Alofi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Avaiki Cave, Togo Chasm, Limu Pools, Talava Arches, Hio Beach
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Limu Pools ©
Limu Pools
Taoga Niue Museum ©
Taoga Niue Museum
Avaiki Cave ©
Avaiki Cave

2
nights
Taravao, French Polynesia

Taravao ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taravao: Faarumai Waterfalls (in Arue) and Arahurahu Marae (in Opoa).

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Taravao trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alofi to Taravao. The time zone difference moving from Niue Time to Tahiti Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Alofi in June, expect nights in Taravao to be about the same, around 73°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 85°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Papeete.

Things to do in Taravao

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tahiti, Faarumai Waterfalls, Taharuu Beach, Arahurahu Marae
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Faarumai Waterfalls ©
Faarumai Waterfalls
Paul Gauguin Museum ©
Paul Gauguin Museum
Arahurahu Marae ©
Arahurahu Marae

2
nights
Papeete, French Polynesia

Papeete ©
The capital of French Polynesia, Pape'ete amounts to little more than a medium-sized town by Western standards, but it is still a thriving hub of culture and commerce.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Manua Exquisite Tahitian Art, see the interesting displays at Musee de la perle et Bijouterie, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Municipal Market, and finally look for gifts at Fluid Tahiti.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Papeete sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Taravao to Papeete takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Papeete are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Hanga Roa.

Things to do in Papeete

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
Municipal Market
Municipal Market
Musee de la perle et Bijouterie ©
Musee de la perle et Bijouterie

2
nights
Hanga Roa, Chile

Hanga Roa ©
The main town and capital of Chile's Easter Island, Hanga Roa serves as a base for most visitors to the island, with all explorations of Easter Island and its famous moai monoliths beginning here.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Ahu Hanga Te'e, stroll the grounds of Cementerio de Isla de Pascua, then make a trip to Rano Raraku, then explore the ancient world of Ahu Tongariki, and finally delve into the distant past at Papa Vaka. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Hanga Kioe, explore the ancient world of Ahu Nau Nau, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anakena.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hanga Roa trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Papeete to Hanga Roa in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Papeete to Hanga Roa. Traveling from Papeete in June, expect Hanga Roa to be a bit cooler, temps between 71°F and 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Santiago.

Things to do in Hanga Roa

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Easter Island
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
Rano Raraku ©
Rano Raraku
Ahu Tongariki ©
Ahu Tongariki
Anakena ©
Anakena

2
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), examine the collection at Centro Cultural Palacio de la Moneda y Plaza de la Ciudadania, then take in the awesome beauty at San Cristóbal Hill, and then walk around Cerro Santa Lucia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana), then see the interesting displays at La Chascona, and then look for gifts at Patio Bellavista.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Santiago online itinerary planner.

Fly from Hanga Roa to Santiago in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Hanga Roa to Santiago, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Valparaiso.

Things to do in Santiago

Parks Shopping Nature
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Cerro Santa Lucia ©
Cerro Santa Lucia
San Cristóbal Hill ©
San Cristóbal Hill
Patio Bellavista ©
Patio Bellavista

2
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.
On the 5th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Flower Clock (Reloj de Flores), then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then examine the collection at La Sebastiana. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Cerro Concepcion, then take a stroll through Paseo Dimalow, and then see the interesting displays at Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Valparaiso trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by bus from Santiago to Valparaiso takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in July, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Valparaiso

Museums Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vina del Mar
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
La Sebastiana ©
La Sebastiana
Walking tours

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Pukara de Quitor, then take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna, then make a trip to Mirador de Kari, Piedra del Coyote, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser del Tatio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look and learn at Observatorio Etno-Astronomico Licanantay and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Pedro de Atacama trip itinerary planning app.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Valparaiso to San Pedro de Atacama in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Valparaiso in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Pedro de Atacama, with highs around 71°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Nature Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques ©
Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques

2
nights
Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Santa Cruz ©
More populous than the capital and La Paz, and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world, Santa Cruz has become a thriving commercial center, yet retained some of the trappings of tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Plaza 24 de Septiembre, then admire the natural beauty at Guembe, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Artecampo. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Ventura mall, then take a stroll around Casa Cultural Melchor Pinto, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Santa Cruz.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Cruz trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Santa Cruz in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in July, you will find days in Santa Cruz are a bit warmer (77°F), and nights are much warmer (61°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Guembe ©
Guembe
Catedral de Santa Cruz ©
Catedral de Santa Cruz
Plaza 24 de Septiembre ©
Plaza 24 de Septiembre

3
nights
La Paz, Bolivia

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
On the 12th (Sun), make a trip to Mi Teleferico, make a trip to Calle Sagarnaga, and then push the limits with an extreme tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along WMDR Yungas Road.

Plan my trip to La Paz with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Santa Cruz to La Paz in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Santa Cruz, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in La Paz, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
WMDR Yungas Road ©
WMDR Yungas Road
Mi Teleferico ©
Mi Teleferico

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Qorikancha, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Quechua, then contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman, and finally steep yourself in history at Plaza de Armas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then admire the landmark architecture of Centro Historico De Cusco.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cusco holiday maker app.

Fly from La Paz to Cusco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from La Paz to Cusco due to the time zone difference. In July, Cusco is somewhat warmer than La Paz - with highs of 69°F and lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha

2
nights
Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Machu Picchu is known for historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Virgen Del Carmen, witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), and take in nature's colorful creations at Mandor.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Machu Picchu trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Cusco to Machu Picchu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu

3
nights
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

Puerto Ayora ©
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Puerto Ayora is known for parks, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Charles Darwin Research Station, view the masterpieces at Galeria Aymara, make a trip to Santa Cruz Fish Market, and take in the dramatic natural features at Las Grietas.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Puerto Ayora online trip builder.

You can do a combination of train, bus, flight, and ferry from Machu Picchu to Puerto Ayora in 23 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, flight, and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Puerto Ayora can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Quito.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve ©
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay ©
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay

2
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.
On the 22nd (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Basilica del Voto Nacional, then admire the landmark architecture of Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Quito Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the geological forces at Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve, get engrossed in the history at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, then don't miss a visit to Mitad Del Mundo, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Maria Augusta Urrutia (La Casa Museo Maria Augusta Urrutia), and finally see the interesting displays at Numismatic Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Quito trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Puerto Ayora to Quito takes 5 hours. In July, Quito is little chillier than Puerto Ayora - with highs of 73°F and lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
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

1
night
Bogota, Colombia

Bogota ©
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.
On the 24th (Fri), enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Colegio Mayor San Bartolome, admire the masterpieces at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, then examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), and finally stop by Bta Capital. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Bolivar Square and then take in the awesome beauty at Monserrate.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Bogota trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Quito to Bogota takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Quito in July, with highs in Bogota at 65°F and lows at 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Monserrate ©
Monserrate
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica

2
nights
San Andres Island, Colombia

San Andres Island ©
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the vivid underwater world at West View, look for all kinds of wild species at La Piscinita, and then kick back and relax at Playa de San Luis.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Andres Island trip planning site.

Getting from Bogota to San Andres Island by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in July; daily highs in San Andres Island reach 86°F and lows reach 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Johnny Cay ©
Johnny Cay
Cayo El Acuario ©
Cayo El Acuario
La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita

Similar Plans

59 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM ISRAEL March, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 24 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 17 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM BAHRAIN March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 32 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems Preferences: October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans