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Duration: 91 Days Route: Lima to Rio de Janeiro Style: Budget Expeditions (18-35s) Price: US$5,779.00

Peru, Bolivia, Patagonia, Chile, Argentina, Brazil

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 Itinerary

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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 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 9-12 Optional Amazon Jungle 13-15 Optional Inca Trail Trek 16 Cuzco 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

What's Included

  • 42 nights in hotels, hostels & guesthouses, 45 nights camping

  • 52 breakfasts, 58 lunches, 45 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

  • Local payment

  • International flights and departure taxes

  • Domestic flight taxes if applicable

  • 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 our optional excursions guide on the dossier page for a comprehensive list of optional activities and excursions available on this tour.

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Customer Reviews


"I went to South America for 6 weeks in November 2014. I found the booking process easy, the members of staff helpful and friendly and the trip itself to be really memorable. The tour leader on my trip was fantastic and would have done anything for us to make it more enjoyable. I'd definitely sign up with Tucan Travel again in the future and would recommend them to anyone."

Received January 2015

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