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Trans South America, Quito to Quito

31 weeks from GBP £7,000 plus local payment US$3,750 (What’s this?)

Epic overland, takes us full circle through eleven countries all the way around South America.  A unique adventure, that takes on the dense rainforest, dry deserts, high alitplano, pristine coastline and many of Latin America’s most vibrant and dynamic cities.  Get into the heart of and up close to South America.

2017 Dep - Xmas Pantanal, New Year Rio, Carnival Brazil or French Guiana
2018 Dep - Xmas Pantanal, New Year Rio, Carnival Manaus

Highlights included
Ecuador -  
3 night Jungle Trip - includes accommodation and meals (op activities extra)
Peru - Chan Chan Ruins - entrance and guided tour, Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu - 4 days trek, meals & guide, Entrance to Machu Picchu with guide, Lake Titicaca boat to home stay
Bolivia - Andes mountain range, Llama, Alpaca and Vicuna, Altiplano
Chile – 
Santiago, Pucon Chile's Lake District
Argentina - 
Salta, Cafayate and Mendoza, - wine growing region, Torres del Paine National Park – entrance, Iguazu Falls - entrance to Argentina side, Buenos Aires- 4 nights
Brazil -
 Pantanal - meals, camping, activities, Ferry over Baia de Todos os Santos, Bale Folcorico do Bahia Show
French Guiana – Cayenne
Suriname - Paramaribo UNESCO World Heritage site
Guyana - Georgetown, Jungle Lodge
Venezuela - La Gran Sabana Waterfall, Henri Pittier National Park
Colombia - Tayrona National Park; entrance & hammock, El Totumo Mud Volcano

Included

Expedition Truck & 2 Crew
Accommodation; half camping in tents, half simple hotels
Meals prepared by group or provided - approx 50%
Camping fees & equipment: tents, tables, chairs, cooking gear

Excluded

Optional excursions/side trips
Flights; visas; transfers; personal insurance, drinks, meals out, tips
Meals while in hotels

Side trips / Optional extras

Bolivia - City Day Tours - La Paz (Included on some trips) US$ 15
Bolivia - Gravity Assisted Mountain Biking US$ 120
Bolivia - Potosi Guided Mine Visit US$ 20
Bolivia - Uyuni Salt Lake - 1 Day Tour inc. Lunch US$ 55
Brazil - Favela and/or City Tours - Rio - $30-$80 US$ 50
Brazil - Handgliding - Rio US$ 200
Brazil - 2-3 hr boat trips in Caraivas US$ 30
Brazil - Bonito - Abseil & PADI or Snorkel Dive $250/370, Blue Lake Cave $30 - Rio da Prata Snorkelling $85, River Tubing $30 US$ 30
Brazil - Iguazu Falls entry $25, Bird Sanctuary $20, Boat Trip $30, Helicopter Flight $120 US$ 20
Brazil - 4x4 buggy to secluded beaches; Ituanas & Caraivas (four people) US$ 120
Brazil - Lencois Fumaca Falls hike $50, Chapada Diamantina tour $75, Rock Climb $65 US$ 75
Brazil - Salvador Capuera/Candomble Dance show $20, City Bus tour $20, Museum entrances $5/10 US$ 20
Brazil - Eco Tour and Pink Dolphin swimming US$ 100
Brazil - Gold Mine Tour - Ouro Preto US$ 15
Brazil - Guided Hikes - Taquarucu US$ 25
Brazil - Ilha do Bananal National Park (3 day trip) $400-$600 US$ 500
Brazil - Kayaking - Ituanas US$ 20
Brazil - Museums & Entrances - Porto Seguro US$ 2
Brazil - Parque Nacional Marinho de Abrolhos - Rio Caravelas US$ 180
Brazil - Rio Brando Day Trip (Boat & Hiking) - Boa Vista US$ 90
Brazil - Serra dos Orgaos National Park & Hiking Trail Fee - Teresopolis US$ 12
Brazil - Snorkelling or Diving Day Trips - Porto Seguro $30-$60 US$ 50
Brazil - Teatro Amazonas Guided Tour - Manaus US$ 7
Brazil - Teatro da Paz Guided Tour - Belem US$ 4
Brazil - Trail Fees (without Guide) - Taquarucu US$ 2
Brazil - Tribal Cultural Reserve visit/dance show- Caraivas US$ 10
Brazil - White Water Rafting - Santa Elena US$ 100
Chile - Camping fee for overnight treks - Torres del Paine US$ 10
Chile - Horse Riding - Torres del Paine US$ 60
Chile - Return Ferry to Main Trekking Route - Torres del Paine US$ 30
Chile - Villarica Volcano Climb - inc. guide & equipment - Pucon US$ 110
Chile - Whitewater Rafting - Pucon, from $40-$150 US$ 150
Colombia – Bogota - Cerro de Monserrate Cable Car $15, Museums entrances $5, Cartagena Chiva Bus Tour $25, Manizales Coffee Plantation $20, Lost City 6 days $400, Bucaramanga Paragliding $30, Parque Los Nevados $65, Thermal Baths $30 US$ 15
Ecuador - Bridge Swing US$ 25
Ecuador - Canyoning/Rappelling/ Abseiling - from US$ 50
Ecuador - Entrance to Del Diablo waterfall- Banos US$ 5
Ecuador - Hot Springs - Banos, from US$ 5
Ecuador - Jungle Activity Package US$ 40
Ecuador - Massages - Banos, from US$ 20
Peru - Ballestas Island Boat Trip US$ 15
Ecuador - Whitewater Rafting - Banos Grade 4/5 US$ 75
Peru - Colca Canyon - National Park entrance fee and guided overnight tour US$ 75
Peru - Cuzco Museum Day Pass US$ 20
Peru - Dune Buggies & Sandboarding (combo) US$ 65
Peru - Guide & Staff Tips - Inca Trail US$ 50
Peru - Horse Riding, from US$ 20
Peru - Mountain Biking (several areas), from US$ 10
Peru - Nazca Lines Flight US$ 120
Peru - Porter on Inca Trail to carry up to 5kg of belongings US$ 30
Peru - Sacred Valley Tour US$ 30
Peru - Sun & Moon Temple- entrance US$ 5
Peru - Thermal Mud Pools US$ 12
Venezuela - Angel Falls Flight / Canaima NP tour - 3 days $400, Catatumbo "Lightening Lake" tour- overnight $100, Los Llanos Wetland Area - 4 days $180, Mount Roraima Guided Trek 6 days $ 450 US$ 400
Venezuela– Merida - Canopy Tours $10, Canyoning $55, Horse Riding $80, Mountain Bike Trips $40, Paragliding $55, Zip-Lining $10 US$ 10
Argentina - Viedma Glacier Ice Trekking or Climbing - El Chalten US$ 190
Argentina - Viedma Glacier - El Chalten US$ 60
Argentina - Valdes Peninsula - 1 Day Tour - Puerto Madryn US$ 120
Argentina - Buenos Aires - Walking & Graffiti Tour $10/30, Tango Show $70, Ferry to Uruguay $85 US$ 10
Argentina - Snorkel with Sea Lions (Puerto Madryn) US$ 145
Argentina - Moreno Glacier Day Trip - El Calafate US$ 60
Argentina - Mendoza Wine Tour US$ 25
Argentina - Bariloche - Horse riding $95, Kayaking $45/100 $50, Paragliding $90 US$ 45
Argentina - Jesuit Mission US$ 10
Argentina - Beagle Channel Boat Trips - Ushuaia $30-$50 US$ 50
Argentina - Boat Trip - Iguazu Falls $25-$30 US$ 30
Argentina - Cafayate Bike Hire & Wine Tastings US$ 20
Argentina - Salta - Canopy Zip Line $50, Rafting $45, Horse Riding $60 US$ 50
Argentina - Hiking in Tierra del Fuego National Park - Ushuaia, from US$ 60

Departure Dates

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Map

Map of Trans South America, Quito to Quito

 

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