Enquire About This Tour Code BXPA1 Southern Cross
Duration: 49 Days Route: Lima to Rio de Janeiro Style: Budget Expeditions (18-35s) Price: US$2,599.00
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).
Outline ItinerarySee Detailed Itinerary
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 Puno 18 Enjoy an overnight trip to Lake Titicaca staying with a local family 19 Puno 20-22 Wander the witches market of La Paz 23-24 Visit the famous Salt Flats on a day trip from Uyuni 25 Learn about Potosí’s fascinating mining history 26 Tupiza 27-28 Salta 29-30 Cafayate 31 En route 32-33 Get a taste of cowboy culture from Cordoba 34-37 Buenos Aires 38 En route 39 Puerto Iguazú 40-41 Marvel at Iguazú Falls from both sides of the border 42 Snorkel in Bonito's beautiful lakes 43-44 Bonito 45-47 En route 48 You can head up Sugarloaf Mountain with your group in Rio de Janeiro 49 Depart Rio de Janeiro
Stay with a local family on Lake Titicaca
Uyuni Salt Flats day trip
Drive through Argentina's wine region
Iguazú Falls from Brazil & Argentina
19 night(s) in hotels, 11 night(s) in hostels, 17 night(s) camping, 1 night(s) in homestays
29 breakfasts, 28 lunches, 18 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
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.