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La Paz to Rio de Janeiro

  • Code #BLR
  • 18 Days
Duration
18 Days
/17 Nights
Availability
Dec,2019-Dec,2020
Group Size
Max 16
Departure City: 
La Paz
Ends in: 
Rio de Janeiro
Accommodation
Hotel
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Trip Overview

See wonderful waterfalls, scintillating cities and sensational salt flats as journey from Bolivia to Brazil via Chile and Argentina. With plenty of time to explore three world-famous cities, make sure you look out for the abundant colonial architecture and immense natural beauty as you make your way form the mountains to Atlantic Ocean.

Included Highlights 
  • Straddle the border of two incredible countries at Iguazu Falls
  • Get that 'gram shot at the sprawling salt lakes of Bolivia
  • Spot erupting geysers in Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve
  • See the best of each city with an orientation walk
  • Party with the locals on the Rio beaches
Treknical Details

Interests

Beaches
Cities
Mountains
National Parks
Small Group

Accommodation & Transportation

Group Size
Max 16
Budget Lodging
4 Nights
Hotel
13 Nights

Food & Meals

  • 13 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners

Other Inclusions

  • Services of a professional bilingual tour leader
  • All transport by BOLT (Buses or Local Transport)
  • All accommodation

Essential Information

  • Check with your embassy for border-crossing fees (additional fees may apply for air departures). Fees are subject to change.
  • Prices quoted are land only. Call us on 0333 999 7951 for a flight quote (UK only).
  • The age range for this tour is for travellers between 18 and 29 years old.
  • This tour requires a minimum number of five to operate. On rare occasions we may run with lower numbers.
  • This tour is operated by a trusted partner company

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Itinerary

Our routes have been carefully chosen to include the best night stops, highlights, and included experiences, and lots of optional activities to choose from. With stops at some of your tour leader's favourite places and occasional changes to the itinerary no two Trek trips are the same, so get ready for one awesome adventure.

You will meet your tour leader and group at 1800 hrs in the hotel lobby on day 1. Full details will be sent with your final documentation. If you would like to book additional nights before your tour please request at the time of booking.

2020 Itinerary

Welcome to Bolivia's bustling capital city. Take some time to get used to the 3600-metre altitude before heading into the city to see the sights, why not take a guided city tour to get the best of a city nicknamed ‘Our Lady of Peace’. Your welcome meeting is at 6:00pm so make sure you’re back at the hotel to meet your group, ready to hit the open road on an epic adventure.

Accommodation

Hotel included

Meals

All meals paid locally

You're free to see more of La Paz today. Head to the Witches' Market to buy potions, incantations, stones and artefacts. As the evening rolls in you'll board an overnight bus for your next stop: Salar de Uyuni. Make sure you get some shut eye on the drive because there's a long way to go! 

Accommodation

Hotel included

Meals

Breakfast included

Tonight you'll board an overnight bus to Uyini. Make sure you get some shut eye on the drive because there's a long way to go! 

Accommodation

Overnight bus included

Meals

Breakfast included

Your overnight bus will drop you in Uyuni, a tiny city in the middle of salt flats, mountains and llamas! Be sure to wrap up warm for Salar De Uyuni's famously cool climate as you start an epic three-day 4WD excursion, including Salar de Uyuni – the world’s largest salt flats.

Accommodation

Hostel included

Meals

Breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Dodge the volcanoes and lakes as you drive through the spectacular Andean (Atacama) Desert. Watch out for llamas, flamingos, viscachas and foxes by the red waters of Laguna Colorada and be sure to take it easy at a high altitude of 4900-metres.

Accommodation

Hostel included

Meals

Breakfast, lunch & dinner included

This morning you'll have the change to enjoy hot springs, thermal baths and geysers. Wave goodbye to Bolivia when you cross the border in Chile, and say hello to the wonderful oasis town of San Pedro de Atacama. Spend your free time exploring the town's central plaza and many museums on your free afternoon.

Accommodation

Hotel included

Meals

Breakfast included

You've got a long drive ahead of you today so make sure you pack some snacks! You'll cross into Argentina and make your way to Salta, a colonial town filled with friendly locals and surrounded by spectacular scenery. Don't forget to check out Plaza 9 de Julio for its gardens, fountains and historic buildings.

Accommodation

Hotel included

Meals

Breakfast included

You've got a free day in Salta today, so make the most of it by hiking the 1070 steps to the summit of Cerro San Bernardo, a mountain that sits above the town. There's also a gondola for those that would rather not walk! 

Accommodation

Hotel included

Meals

Breakfast included

Fly to Buenos Aires and get ready for the hustle and bustle of Argentina's biggest city. Take to the cobbled streets of San Telmoand have a look at the antique markets, then make your way to Plaza de Mayo to see the nation's amazing presidential palace. 

Accommodation

Hotel included

Meals

Breakfast included

You've got plenty of time to explore this amazing city, but make sure you choose wisely! Walk amongst the tombs at La Recoleta Cemetery, visit the artistic neighbourhood of Recoleta or try the museums of the Recoleta district to learn about the history of the city. If you're a sports fan, you can't miss the neighbourhood of La Boca, home to the world-reknowned Boca Juniors.

Accommodation

Hotel included

Meals

All meals paid locally

Welcome to one of the natural wonders of the world. You'll go straight to Brazil to stand amongst the amazing mists of Iguazu Falls. 

Accommodation

Hotel included

Meals

All meals paid locally

Back to Argentina we go for more views of the incredible falls.

Accommodation

Hotel included

Meals

All meals paid locally

Welcome to Brazil's most famous city. You'll have plenty of time to explore the beaches and stare at the beautiful scenery of the harbour. If's that not enough, get above the clouds and see Christ the Redemmer towering above the sprawling city. Avoid James Bond villains as you take the cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain to watch the sunset. When it gets dark, party in the samba clubs of Lapa!

Accommodation

Hotel included

Meals

Breakfast included

It's time to say goodbye after a wonderful trip through South America. Pick up some last minute souvenirs before you continue your adventures.

Accommodation

Tour ends today

Meals

All meals paid locally

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