Ultimate South America

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Ultimate South America - Geckos Adventures
Ultimate South America - Geckos Adventures
+30 Destinations
Andes Mountains
Rio de Janeiro


Start in Quito and end in Rio de Janeiro! With the discovery tour Ultimate South America, you have a 40 day tour package taking you from Quito to Rio de Janeiro and through Quito, Ecuador and 26 other destinations in Latin America. Ultimate South America includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
18 to 29 year olds
Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Lodge, Sleeper Bus
Max Group Size
Coach / Bus, Jeep & 4WD, Local Transport, Private Vehicle, Plane

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Quito
  2. Day 2: Otavalo / Quito
  3. Day 3: Banos
  4. Day 4: Banos
  5. Day 5: Cuenca
  6. Day 6: Cuenca
  7. Day 7: Tumbes to Lima flight
  8. Day 8: Lima
  9. Day 9: Lima
  10. Day 10: Puerto Maldonado (Amazon Jungle lodge)
  11. Day 12: Cusco
  12. Day 13: Sacred Valley / Ollantaytambo
  13. Day 14: Inca Trail, Quarry Trail or Train Option
  14. Day 15: Inca Trail, Quarry Trail or Train Option
  15. Day 16: Inca Trail, Quarry Trail or Train Option
  16. Day 17: Inca Trail, Quarry Trail or Train Option and Machu Picchu
  17. Day 18: Cusco
  18. Day 19: Puno
  19. Day 20: Lake Titicaca (Homestay)
  20. Day 21: Puno
  21. Day 22: La Paz
  22. Day 23: La Paz
  23. Day 24: La Paz
  24. Day 25: La Paz / Uyuni (Overnight bus)
  25. Day 26: Salar de Uyuni
  26. Day 27: Bolivian Altiplano
  27. Day 28: San Pedro de Atacama
  28. Day 29: San Pedro de Atacama
  29. Day 30: Salta
  30. Day 31: Salta
  31. Day 32: Buenos Aires
  32. Day 33: Buenos Aires
  33. Day 35: Buenos Aires
  34. Day 36: Foz do Iguazu
  35. Day 37: Foz do Iguacu
  36. Day 38: Rio de Janeiro
  37. Day 39: Rio de Janeiro
  38. Day 40: Rio de Janeiro

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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  • Amanda15th May 2018
    Booking was really easy! The options were displayed clearly and I was able to filter. I especially liked that they recommended a travel insurer because I've never had to get travel insurance. No hassle experience and now I'm ready for my tour!



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Chile and Argentina

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Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and BrazilPeru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and BrazilChileArgentina


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.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil. Ideally 10 days before travel.


Quito is the starting point and Rio de Janeiro is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Geckos Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $100 to confirm this Geckos Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 July 2018 the full payment of $6,480 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 $6480 for Ultimate South America, but the deposit of $100 is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 8,409 km.
  • Quito (Ecuador)
  • 51 km
  • Otavalo (Ecuador)
  • 51 km
  • Quito (Ecuador)
  • 135 km
  • Banos (Ecuador)
  • 41 km
  • Riobamba (Ecuador)
  • 140 km
  • Cuenca (Ecuador)
  • 152 km
  • Huaquillas (Ecuador)
  • 27 km
  • Tumbes (Peru)
  • 1,014 km
  • Lima (Peru)
  • 856 km
  • Puerto Maldonado (Peru)
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