Enquire About This Tour Code BXGD2 Grand Discoverer
Duration: 91 Days Route: Lima to Rio de Janeiro Style: Budget Expeditions (18-35s) Price: US$4,919.00
Explore authentic South America and discover everything from Inca ruins to cosmopolitan Latino cities. We visit many popular attractions and natural wonders, such as the Lost City of Machu Picchu, the world-renowned Iguazú Falls and the world's largest salt lake. We also take you to some rural, out-of-the-way places to make your experience as ‘real’ as possible. We have the means to show you the adventure of your life and a journey you'll never forget!
The tour that we operate in the reverse direction is Grand Discoverer (BXDG2).
Outline ItinerarySee Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Lima 2 Head in to the desert to the oasis of Huacachina 3 View the Nazca Lines 4 Camp on the beach in Puerto Inca 5-7 From the colonial town of Arequipa we can take an overnight trip to the Colca Canyon 8-16 From Cuzco you can hike the Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu, fly to the Amazon Jungle and tour the Sacred Valley of the Incas 17-19 From Puno you can spend a night on Lake Titicaca at a local homestay 20-22 Wander the witches markets of La Paz 23-24 Potosí 25-26 Sucre 27-29 From Uyuni you can explore the largest salt flats in the world, Salar de Uyuni 30 Tupiza 31-33 Salta 34 Cafayate 35 Catamarca 36-37 With a huge university, Cordoba’s nightlife is not to be missed 38-40 Head through the wine region to Mendoza 41-43 Santiago 44-46 Pucón 47-49 Gorge on chocolate in the Swiss style town of Bariloche 50 Perito Moreno 51-52 Hike through Fitzroy National Park outside El Chaltén 53-54 El Calafate 55-59 From our base in Rio Serrano, you can trek Torres del Paine NP 60 En route 61-63 Visit the most southerly town of South America, Ushuaia 64-65 Camp en route 66-67 Puerto Madryn 68 En route 69-72 The nightlife in Buenos Aires is known to be some of the best in the world 73 San Ignacio Miní 74-75 Gaze at the majestic Iguazú Falls 76-77 Foz do Iguaçu 78 En route 79-81 Enjoy the incredibly clear waters of Bonito’s lakes and rivers 82-84 Journey in to the Pantanal Wetlands on an optional excursion 85-86 En route 87-89 Explore the historic Parati 90 Enjoy a final caipirinha in Rio de Janeiro 91 Depart Rio de Janeiro
Drive through Argentina's wine region
Cross the Andes and see Aconcagua
Views of Volcano Villarrica
7 Lakes Drive
Views of Mount Fitz Roy
Torres del Paine National Park
24 night(s) in hotels, 17 night(s) in hostels, 45 night(s) camping, 1 night(s) in basic, multi-share hostels with limited facilities, 3 night(s) in a hammock
68 breakfasts, 62 lunches, 48 dinners
Travel by Tucan Travel Expedition Vehicle, boat, taxi, on foot
Tucan Travel tour leader, Tucan Travel driver
What's not Included
Accommodation in Rio during Carnival. This is available at an extra cost.
Sleeping bag & sleeping mat
International flights to/from the start/end of your tour and departure taxes
Tips on included excursions, visas, travel insurance, personal items and single rooms.
Airport transfers and pre and post tour accommodation
Spending money – budget for meals, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips and any extras
Optional excursions - Please see the optional excursions on the dossier page for a comprehensive list of optional activities and excursions available on this tour.