Enquire About This Tour Code BXGD1 South American Adventure
Duration: 70 Days Route: La Paz to Rio de Janeiro Style: Budget Expeditions (18-35s) Price: US$3,939.00
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).
Outline ItinerarySee Detailed Itinerary
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
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
8 night(s) in hotels, 17 night(s) in hostels, 1 night(s) in basic, multi-share hostels with limited facilities, 40 night(s) camping, 3 night(s) in a hammock
60 breakfasts, 53 lunches, 43 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.