Altos is situated about 25 miles (40 kilometers) east of Asuncion, the country's capital.
Visiting this popular part of the country is about discovering new things, so be sure to jump in the car and tour a couple of the other interesting towns and cities around Altos. Asuncion and Villarrica are just two of the many other places worth seeing while you're in Paraguay.
Stop off at Paraguay's historic old towns, it's a good way to gain an understanding of the region's colorful past. For a budget-friendly, outdoor experience that will interest the entire family, take the time to head to the region's popular open-air museums, farms and street art.
Paraguay boasts plenty of laid-back pastimes. Spend a few hours wildlife watching or cycling and leave your worries behind. Tapping into local knowledge is the perfect way for travelers to familiarise themselves a new place and its people. Join up to one of the wildlife safaris, wildlife spotting tours and guided nature walks.
Sometimes, the most cherished vacation moments are waiting in a region's eating establishments. Corn and milk are some of the much-loved ingredients. Sopa paraguaya (soup) and soo-yosopy (soup) are just two popular dishes sure to imbue visitors' palates with the true flavours of Paraguay. Order sopa paraguaya (moist cake) after your meal. This is popular with residents and travelers. No matter what time of day, relax by ordering a refreshing local mate (tea made from yerba mate leaves).
As your time here draws to an end, spend your last guaranies on last-minute mementos and say Adiós to the friends you've made and the spots you've been.