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Duration: 70 Days Route: La Paz to Rio de Janeiro Style: Budget Expeditions (18-35s) Price: US$4,659.00

Bolivia, Patagonia, Chile, Argentina, Brazil

Starting in La Paz the world's highest capital city. Explore authentic South America and discover everything from an enormous salt lake to cosmopolitan Latino cities. We visit many popular attractions and natural wonders, world-renowned Iguazú Falls and the world's largest salt lake, and we also take you to some rural, out-of-the-way places to make your experience as ‘real' as possible. If you have the time, 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 South American Adventure (BXDG1).

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Outline Itinerary

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Day 1 Arrive La Paz 2-3 Potosí 4-5 Wander the white washed town of Sucre 6-8 Stay overnight in a hotel made from salt in Uyuni on an optional excursion 9 Tupiza 10-12 Enjoy the foothills of the Andes in Salta 13 Cafayate 14 Hike, bike and horse ride on the outskirts of Catamarca 15-16 In Cordoba there is a party every night as well as Argentina’s oldest cathedral 17-19 We drive past Argentina’s vast vineyards on the way to Mendoza 20-22 Climb Santa Lucia Hill for amazing views of Santiago 23-25 Pucón is an adrenaline junkie’s paradise including volcano treks, rafting and water sports 26-28 Gorge on chocolate in Bariloche 29 En route 30-31 From El Chaltén you can enjoy a day’s trek on the Viedma Glacier 32-33 Sitting on the edge of Lake Argentino, from El Calafate you can visit the Moreno Glacier 34-38 From our base in Rio Serrano, you can trek Torres del Paine NP 39 En route 40-42 Ushuaia 43-44 En route 45-46 From Puerto Madryn you can visit the Valdes Peninsula and see penguins, sea lions, whales and birds enjoying the sea 47 En route 48-51 The tango capital, Buenos Aires is a city that never sleeps. You can also get the best steak of your life here 52 En route 53-54 Check out Iguazú Falls from Brazil and Argentina 55-56 Foz do Iguaçu 57 En route 58-60 Snorkel in the clearest rivers and lakes in Bonito 61-63 We travel in to the Pantanal on an optional excursion 64-65 En route 66-68 Search for hidden treasure in Parati 69 Enjoy a final night in Rio de Janeiro 70 Depart Rio de Janeiro

What's Included

  • 26 nights in hotels, hostels & guesthouses, 40 nights camping

  • 47 breakfasts, 49 lunches, 40 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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