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South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro)

A 112 day overland truck tour through Quito, Otavalo, Misahualli and 38 other destinations in 6 different countries operated by Tucan Travel
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$52
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South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro)
95%
Satisfaction
2 reviews
Donna"I had an amazing time on this tour, it really was the trip of a lifetime. Both Amanda and our driver Ritchie were awesome and I have made loads of new friends f..."Read more
March 4, 2014
South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro) reviewer 1
I had an amazing time on this tour, it really was the trip of a lifetime. Both Amanda and our driver Ritchie were awesome and I have made loads of new friends from all over the world. I´d definitely recommend it! :)
Satisfaction
95%
Style
Nature & Adventure tour through Latin America
Type
Overland truck tour in Latin America
Duration
112 days
Destination
41 destinations in 6 countries
Starts in
Quito
Ends in
Rio de Janei
Suitable for
18 to 35 year olds
Operated by
Tucan Travel
Tour Code
BXSA
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Questions & Answers

What is the local payment?
The price for South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro) consists of two parts, the tour price; which you pay before you depart and the local paymen... Read more
April 23, 2015
Start in Quito and end in Rio de Janeiro! With the overland truck tour South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro), you have a 112 day tour taking you through Quito, Ecuador and 40 other destinations in Latin America. South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro) includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport. Find full details below.
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Dates & Availability

What's included
42 destinations in 112 days
Suitable for
18 to 35 years
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Saturday
17 October 2015
from Quito
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Friday
5 February 2016
in Rio de Janeiro
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Saturday
3 September 2016
from Quito
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Friday
23 December 2016
in Rio de Janeiro
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Saturday
5 November 2016
from Quito
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Friday
24 February 2017
in Rio de Janeiro
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Itinerary

South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro) age group
18-35
Age
The ideal age is between 18 and 35 years
South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro) price per day
$52
per day
The approximate price per day is $52
South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro) duration
112
days
The duration of this tour is 112 days
South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro) gender
52%
female
52% of travellers are female and 47% male

Departure months

This tour departs in the following months
  • October
  • September
  • November
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Questions & Answers

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April 23, 2015
What is the local payment?
The price for South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro) consists of two parts, the tour price; which you pay before you depart and the local payment; which is paid upon arrival at the tour. The local payment goes towards group meals, some accomodations, local transport and other services and activities which are mentioned in the itinerary where only cash payment is possible.
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Reviews

South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro) review with Amanda Harrex on 09 November 2013
South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro) reviewer 1
I had an amazing time on this tour, it really was the trip of a lifetime. Both Amanda and our driver Ritchie were awesome and I have made loads of new friends from all over the world. I´d definitely recommend it! :)
Reviewed March 4, 2014
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Transportation
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Guide
Amanda Harrex
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South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro) review on 21 February 2012
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What's included

Accommodation
Hotel - Hostel
Guide
Local expert guide
Meals
Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Other
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i arrive at midnight on 7 with united. is anyone on that flight? im stayibg at majestic (tucan hotel) and interested in catching up. Hope everyone is excited :)
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can't wait
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im joining you in lima on the 31st septenber so will be there for 3months xx
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Awesome! Are you doing the whole 112 day tour? My travel agent couldn't find out how many people were on this tour? Apparently people will be coming and going?
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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go
Countries (Currency)Ecuador (Dollar), Peru (Sol), Bolivia (Boliviano), Argentina (Peso), Chile (Peso) and Brazil (Real).
Plugs & Adapters
Languages Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, English, Italian, German, French, Guarani and Portuguese.
Visas
Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
Vaccinations
These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.

Typhoid:Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile and Brazil.Ideally 2 weeks before travel.

Hepatitis A:Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile and Brazil.Ideally 2 weeks before travel.

Tuberculosis:Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil.Ideally 3 months before travel.

Hepatitis B:Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile and Brazil.Ideally 2 months before travel.

Rabies:Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile.Ideally 1 month before travel.

Yellow fever:Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil.Ideally 10 days before travel.

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Policies

Location
Quito is the starting point and Rio de Janeiro is the endpoint.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $500 to confirm this Tucan Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 2 November 2015 the full payment of $5,779 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $5,779 for South American Explorer (from Quito to Rio de Janeiro), but the deposit of $500 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Tucan Travel tours:Visa - Master Card- American Express
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