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Rio de Janeiro to Lima (via Iguazu) Travel Pass 48D/47N

Travel through the continent of South America from Rio de Janeiro all the way to Lima to discover the breath-taking landscapes and cultures of Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil in between.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover the beautiful Andean landscapes of Peru
  • Lose yourself in the stunning Uyuni Salt Flats
  • Be refreshed by the powerful Iguazu Falls
  • Explore the city with locals in vibrant Rio de Janeiro
Price from

$4,700.00

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Tour Information

Inclusions:

  • - Carioca City Tour
  • - Lopez Mendes Boat & Trekking Experience
  • - Schooner Boat Trip
  • - The Hidden Gems of Sao Paulo
  • - Argentina Iguazu Falls Day Trip (Arg to Arg)
  • - Cafayate & Villages Day Trip
  • - Moon Valley Day Tour
  • - Uyuni Salt Flats & Desert Adventure 3D/2N (Atacama to Uyuni)
  • - Sucre Cooking Class & Cocktail Making with a Local
  • - La Paz Local Explorer
  • - Lake Titicaca & Luquina Homestay 2D/1N
  • - Market & Cooking Class with a Local
  • - Colca Canyon Trekking 2D/1N
  • - Huacachina Sand-Buggy & Sand-Boarding
  • - Ballestas Islands Sightseeing Boat Ride (from Paracas)
  • - Lima with a Local on a Bike

Departures:

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Itinerary

Day 1: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This is the perfect Rio City tour as you will get the chance to see and feel Rio de Janeiro, from the beautiful beach neighbourhoods, to the Tijuca Forest, up to the impressive Christ Redeemer Statue.

Day 2: Ilha Grande, Brazil

Transfer from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande.

You will be picked up at your accommodation for a private transfer to the ferry terminal in time for your departure.

(There’s no 1:30 bus on 24/12 and 31/12; and 07:00 bus on 01/01)

Day 3: Ilha Grande, Brazil

Travel via boat to Lopes Mendes beach, considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil.

It is a 3 km long beach of white sand, clear water with waves and wild nature, all part of an environmental protected area.

Day 4: Ilha Grande, Brazil

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own.

Day 5: Paraty, Brazil

Transfer from Ilha Grande to Paraty.

You will be picked up at your accommodation for a private transfer to the ferry terminal in time for your departure.

(There’s no 17:30 bus on 24/12 and 31/12; and 10:00 bus on 01/01)

Day 6: Paraty, Brazil

Experience the beauty that Brazil has to offer.

On this trip you will enjoy island hopping within the bay of Paraty.

Your boat will stop at several relaxing and beautiful sandy beaches where you can go for a swim, or grab your snorkel gear to discover the tropical marine life off of the rocky shorelines.

Day 7: Paraty, Brazil

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own.

Day 8: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Transfer from Paraty to Sao Paulo.

You will be picked up at your accommodation/meeting point for your shuttle transfer to Sao Paulo, where you’ll be dropped off at your next accommodation/meeting point.

Day 9: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Embark on an exciting walking tour that will put you in context with the reality of Sao Paulo with some social, political and cultural insights.

Connect with the rich history, the inspiring culture, the effervescent food and drink scene, at one of the most diverse cities in the world!

Day 10: Florianopolis, Brazil

Transfer from Sao Paulo to Florianopolis.

Day 11: Florianopolis, Brazil

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own.

Day 12: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Transfer from Florianopolis to Foz do Iguacu.

Day 13: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own.

Day 14: Puerto Iguazu, Argentina

Transfer from Foz do Iguacu to Puerto Iguazu.

You will be picked up at your accommodation for a private transfer to your Puerto Iguazu accommodation.

Day 15: Puerto Iguazu, Argentina

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own.

Day 16: Salta, Argentina

Transfer from Resistencia to Salta.

Please make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to Salta.

Day 17: Salta, Argentina

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own.

Day 18: Salta, Argentina

Visit some of the most breath-taking scenery around Salta, through the Wine Route, Lerma Valley, and the majestic Quebrada de las Conchas.

Afterwards, participate in a fantastic wine tour in a winery, and finish the tour exploring the charming city of Cafayate.

Day 19: San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Transfer from Salta to San Pedro de Atacama.

Please make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to San Pedro de Atacama.

Day 20: San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

See abstract natural formations, salt caves and the Licancabur Volcano in one of the world’s driest deserts.

Watch the landscape turn brilliant shades of red as the awe-inspiring sunset sinks over the horizon.

Day 21: San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own.

Day 22: Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia

Leave Chile for the stunning salt flats, passing through the Dali Desert, Green Lagoon and Laguna Blanca.

Day 23: Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia

Pass by the Siloli Desert, take a photo next to a huge lava rock formation in the shape of a tree.

Continue on to high plain lagoons also known as coloured lagoons, and spend the night at a Salt Hotel.

Day 24: Uyuni, Bolivia

Visit Fish Island and take fun photos before ending your trip in Uyuni.

Day 25: Potosi, Bolivia

Transfer from Uyuni to Potosi.

Please make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to Potosi.

Day 26: Potosi, Bolivia

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own.

Day 27: Sucre, Bolivia

Transfer from Potosi to Sucre.

Please make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to Sucre.

Day 28: Sucre, Bolivia

Experience a unique Bolivian cooking class with cocktail making experience in the heart of the beautiful white city of Sucre.

Enjoy cooking and eating the delicious food you make, and through food, learn more about Bolivian culture and traditions, whilst making new friends!

Day 29: Sucre, Bolivia

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own.

Day 30: Sucre, Bolivia

Transfer from Sucre to La Paz.

Please make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to La Paz.

Day 31: La Paz, Bolivia

Orient yourself in Bolivia’s sprawling capital city with ease during a sightseeing tour that’s designed with first-time visitors in mind.

You’ll see both major sights and hidden gems as you visit a cemetery, meet a shaman, and explore the vertiginous neighbourhood of El Alto by cable car.

Day 32: Copacabana, Bolivia

Transfer from La Paz to Copacabana.

You will be picked up at your accommodation/meeting point for your shuttle transfer to Copacabana, where you’ll be dropped off at your next accommodation/meeting point.

Day 33: Puno, Peru

Transfer from Copacabana to Puno.

Day 34: Luquina, Peru

You will be picked up from your accommodation and transferred to the port of Puno to board a motorboat to the charming Uros Floating Islands and Taquile Island.

Later, continue on to Luquina community to meet your host family and enjoy a delicious dinner.

Day 35: Puno, Peru

Today you will discover the daily life of the local family before heading back to Puno.

Day 36: Cuzco, Peru

Transfer from Puno to Cuzco.

Please make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to Cuzco.

Day 37: Cuzco, Peru

Visit the San Pedro Market and get a little taste of local life in Cusco before walking to the cooking studio to experience a cooking class where you will learn how to prepare traditional Peruvian exquisite dishes, drinks, and a delicious dessert.

Day 38: Cuzco, Peru

Transfer from Cuzco to Arequipa.

Day 39: Arequipa, Peru

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own.

Day 40: Colca Canyon, Peru

Begin with a very early morning departure from Arequipa around 3:00am to reach the Colca Canyon for breakfast and to visit the “Cruz del Condor” overlook.

Trek deep into the canyon through local villages and reach your lodge for a rewarding dinner.

Day 41: Arequipa, Peru

Today, follow a steep trail up to Cabanaconde and take a bus to Chivay.

Soak your sore legs in the hot springs before returning to Arequipa after a challenging, but enjoyable trip.

Day 42: Arequipa, Peru

Transfer from Arequipa to Nazca.

Day 43: Ica, Peru

Transfer from Nazca to Ica.

Please make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to Ica.

Day 44: Huacachina, Peru

Cruise to the top of 500 meter high sand dunes and go rocketing down the slopes in a sand buggy.

Let go of your fears and sandboard down the steep sandy slopes with a few pointers from your local guide.

Admire the breath-taking sunset over the vast desert landscape and take photos in the golden twilight before racing back to Huacachina.

Day 45: Paracas, Peru

Transfer from Ica to Paracas.

Please make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to Paracas.

Day 46: Paracas, Peru

Take a boat tour to see the impressive Candelabra geoglyph, Peruvian boobies, Humboldt penguins and abundant marine life at the Ballestas Islands archipelago.

Visit the pristine Paracas Natural Reserve in the afternoon to see La Catedral rock formation and watch flamingos and parihuanas from a breath-taking scenic overlook.

Day 47: Lima, Peru

Transfer from Paracas to Lima.

Day 48: Lima, Peru

Bike through Lima in a fun and active way to explore the city’s enclaves while getting a sense of local character that’s all too easily missed when touring by car.

Along the way we will enjoy the awesome views, parks and spots that this part of Lima has to offer.