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Rio de Janeiro to Lima (via Pantanal & Uruguay) Travel Pass

See the best highlights of Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, and Peru, by going along the Atlantic Coastline, across the Argentine Plains, and traversing the Andes Mountains.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover Lima, La Paz, Sucre, Montevideo, Buenos Aires, and Rio on guided tours
  • Stay with an indigenous family on the floating islands of Lake Titicaca
  • Feel the awe-inspiring power of the immense Iguazu Falls
  • Trek the epic Colca Canyon on a 3-day guided tour
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$7,650.00

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Tour Information

Inclusions:

  • - Carioca City Tour
  • - Lopez Mendes Boat & Trekking Experience
  • - Schooner Boat Trip
  • - The Hidden Gems of Sao Paulo
  • - Culture & Flavours on the Gurita Way
  • - Montevideo Highlights Tour
  • - Tango, Wine & Empanadas Experience
  • - Argentina Iguazu Falls Day Trip (Arg to Bra)
  • - Pantanal Adventure 4D/3N (Bonito to Corumba)
  • - Sucre Cooking Class & Cocktail Making with a Local
  • - Uyuni Salt Flats & Desert Adventure 3D/2N (Uyuni to Uyuni)
  • - 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: 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 8: 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 city in the world!

Day 9: Florianopolis, Brazil

Transfer from Sao Paulo to Florianopolis

Day 10: Florianopolis, Brazil

Travel the flavours and knowledge of Caminho da Gurita, which is a wonderful path that passes through the most preserved Atlantic Forest on the island of Santa Catarina, bordering Lagoa do Peri, the main source of fresh water on the island.

Day 11: Porto Alegre, Brazil

Transfer from Florianopolis to Porto Alegre

Day 12: Punta del Este, Uruguay

Transfer from Porto Alegre to Punta del Este.

Please make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to Punta del Este.

Day 13: Punta del Este, Uruguay

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own

Day 14: Montevideo, Uruguay

Transfer from Punta del Este to Montevideo.

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

Day 15: Montevideo, Uruguay

Explore the Uruguayan capital on a whole.

Visit the most important landmarks, get the best views and learn about the history of this amazing city!

Day 16: Colonia, Uruguay

Transfer from Montevideo to Colonia.

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

Day 17: Colonia, Uruguay

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own

Day 18: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Transfer from Colonia to Buenos Aires.

Please make your own way to the ferry terminal to catch your overwater transfer to Buenos Aires.

Day 19: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Learn the most important places in the history of tango and the neighbourhood where the culture and identity began!

Furthermore, experience a personalized tango class while you do a tasting of wines and empanadas.

Day 20: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Transfer from Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazu.

Please make your own way to the bus station to catch your bus to Puerto Iguazu.

Day 21: Puerto Iguazu, Argentina

A visit to the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls is a completely different experience from that of the Brazilian side, and deserves a whole day’s worth of your time.

Walk along the man-made platforms and bridges that follow the contours of the river taking you right to the edge of the Devil’s Throat and along a 4 kilometre stretch of panoramic waterfalls.

Day 22: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Transfer from Foz do Iguacu to Campo Grande

Day 23: Bonito, Brazil

Transfer from Campo Grande to Bonito.

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

Day 24: Bonito, Brazil

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own

Day 25: Bonito, Brazil

Depart Bonito on a shuttle for Pantanal.

Day 26: Pantanal, Brazil

You will enjoy tons of included activities such as boat trips along the river, night safari by boat, horseback riding, fishing for Piranha, walking tours, jeep safaris, alligator spotting and canoeing.

Day 27: Pantanal, Brazil

Enjoy the activities included in your package

Day 28: Corumba, Brazil

Your journey comes to an end after your return transfer to Corumba.

Day 29: Puerto Quijarro, Bolivia

Transfer from Corumba to Puerto Quijarro

Day 30: Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Transfer from Puerto Quijarro to Santa Cruz.

Please make your own way to the train station to catch your train to Santa Cruz.

Day 31: Sucre, Bolivia

Transfer from Santa Cruz to Sucre.

You will be transferred to Santa Cruz airport in time for your flight to Sucre.

Day 32: 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 33: Potosi, Bolivia

Transfer from Sucre to Potosi.

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

Day 34: Potosi, Bolivia

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own

Day 35: Uyuni, Bolivia

Transfer from Potosi to Uyuni.

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

Day 36: Villa Candelaria, Bolivia

Embark on a journey of a lifetime into the Uyuni Salt Flats on Day 1 and sleep overnight in a salt hotel (depending on conditions).

Day 37: Polques, Bolivia

Go deeper into the desert to see rock formations and desert landscapes with red and green-coloured lakes and native flamingos before soaking in natural hot springs in the evening.

Day 38: Uyuni, Bolivia

On your last day in the desert visit the Dali Pampas to see the landscapes that inspired this famous artist and see the Green Lagoon before returning to Uyuni, where your trip ends.

Day 39: Uyuni, Bolivia

Transfer from Uyuni to La Paz.

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

Day 40: 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 41: 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 42: Puno, Peru

Transfer from Copacabana to Puno

Day 43: 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 44: Puno, Peru

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

Day 45: Cuzco, Peru

Transfer from Puno to Cuzco.

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

Day 46: Cuzco, Peru

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own

Day 47: 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 48: Cuzco, Peru

Transfer from Cuzco to Arequipa

Day 49: Arequipa, Peru

Enjoy a free day to experience on your own

Day 50: 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 51: 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 52: Arequipa, Peru

Transfer from Arequipa to Nazca

Day 53: Ica, Peru

Transfer from Nazca to Ica.

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

Day 54: 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 55: Paracas, Peru

Transfer from Ica to Paracas.

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

Day 56: 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 57: Lima, Peru

Transfer from Paracas to Lima

Day 58: 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.