Overland Travel in Paraguay
You’ll find little information about overlanding in Paraguay. Surrounded by so many culturally rich countries, that is understandable. However, when slowing down and allowing Paraguay to grow on you, you will wonder why so few others go there.
Overlanding in Paraguay is a perfect way of slowing down. Easy to drive, home to famous Jesuit ruins and the Itaipu hydroelectric dam, the overland adventure lies on the northern side of the country. Depending on whether the Trans-Chaco Highway to Bolivia is new or old, your road trip may go in a breeze or become a true off-road challenge.
We are lucky to have a peek into the lives of the Mennonites in Paraguay, in a moderate community as well as a conservative community.
Paraguay has more than enough to offer for overlanders to check it out.
Ship your vehicle (or rent a car) and explore some of the best road trips in South America. Here are our 9 favorites.
What’s the lure of the Pan Americana? I asked a number of overlanders what made them drive (parts of) the Pan American Highway that links Alaska with Ushuaia.
This Paraguay Overland Travel Guide tells you all about border crossings, money matters, documentation, road conditions, food & drinks, and more.
GPS Waypoints of our campsites and free camps during our 60-day stay.
The fun was the combination of the two: finding them and studying them: Franciscan churches in and around Asunción.
An introduction to Paraguay’s sights.
Batteries on fire that need to be replaced in Paraguay.