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Duration: 49 Days Route: Lima to Rio de Janeiro Style: Budget Expeditions (18-35s) Price: US$2,599.00

Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Brazil

From the pristine peaks of the Andes to the world's most famous beach city, and from one coast to another, this is an epic adventure if ever there was one! We'll take you through the ancient Inca Empire, across the Chaco of northern Argentina, up to the Iguazú Falls and Pantanal wetlands, and then we'll culminate on the coast of Brazil for the world's best party. From the Pacific to the Atlantic, you'll be immersed in the Latino way of life every step of the way.

The tour that we operate in the reverse direction is Southern Cross (BXAP1).

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Day 1 Arrive Lima 2 We head to the desert oasis town of Huacachina. You can ride dune buggies out into the sand dunes and camp under the stars 3 View the Nazca Lines 4 Camp on the beach in Puerto Inca 5-7 Enjoy the beautiful town of Arequipa on the slopes of a volcano. From here we can take a trip to the Colca Canyon 8-16 Cuzco will be our base for the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and an overnight trip to the Amazon Jungle 17-19 Puno 20-22 Wander the witches market of La Paz 23-24 In Potosí you can go down the silver mines 25-26 Arriving in the small town of Uyuni you can enjoy a day trip on to the salt flats 27 Visit Tupiza, the town where Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid met their end 28-30 From the colonial town of Salta you can explore the region by horse, bike or river raft 31 Camp en route 32 En route 33 Iguazú Falls is a sight to behold and we visit the waterfall from both Brazil and Argentina 34-35 Foz do Iguaçu 36 Camp en route as we drive towards Bonito 37-39 Make the most of Bonito’s unbelievable blue rivers and cave lakes 40-42 By truck we will drive in to the Pantanal on an optional excursion 43-44 Admire the size of Brazil travelling through the country and camping en route 45-47 You can sail the bays of Parati searching for pirate’s treasure 48 You can head up Sugarloaf Mountain with your group in Rio de Janeiro 49 Depart Rio de Janeiro

What's Included

  • Drive through Argentina's wine region

  • Pantanal Wetlands

  • 17 night(s) in hotels, 6 night(s) in hostels, 21 night(s) camping, 1 night(s) in basic, multi-share hostels with limited facilities, 3 night(s) in a hammock

  • 29 breakfasts, 33 lunches, 24 dinners

  • Travel by Tucan Travel Expedition Vehicle, taxi, on foot

  • Tucan Travel tour leader, Tucan Travel driver

What's not Included

  • Sleeping bag & sleeping mat

  • Local payment

  • International flights 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.

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Customer Reviews


"Our guide, Sal, was amazing and the range of places we visited was well-selected. By the end of the tour, our group felt like a small family. Tucan Travel was an awesome way to see Peru on limited time."

Received March 2015

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