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Best of South America - Intrepid Travel
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51 days

Best of South America

From Lima to Rio de Janeiro
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
16
Age range:
15 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
101904
Hygiene Measures:
Included
Private available:
From
US $8,395
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Travel, Your Way

Good reasons for travelling privately:

  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start in Lima and end in Rio de Janeiro! With the Discovery tour Best of South America, you have a 51 days tour package taking you through Lima, Peru and 27 other destinations in Latin America. Best of South America includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Lima
  2. Day 2: Lima
  3. Day 3: Paracas
  4. Day 4: Nazca
  5. Day 5: Arequipa
  6. Day 6: Arequipa
  7. Day 7: Colca Canyon
  8. Day 8: Arequipa
  9. Day 9: Arequipa/ Overnight Bus to Cusco
  10. Day 10: Cusco
  11. Day 11: Inca Trail, Inca Quarry Trail or Train option
  12. Day 12: Inca Trail, Inca Quarry Trail or Train option
  13. Day 13: Inca Trail, Inca Quarry Trail or Train option
  14. Day 14: Inca Trail, Inca Quarry Trail or Train option and Machu Picchu / Ollantaytambo
  15. Day 15: Sacred Valley / Cusco
  16. Day 16: Cusco
  17. Day 17: Puno/Lake Titicaca
  18. Day 18: Puno
  19. Day 19: Puno
  20. Day 20: La Paz
  21. Day 21: La Paz
  22. Day 22: La Paz
  23. Day 23: Sucre
  24. Day 24: Sucre
  25. Day 25: Potosi
  26. Day 26: Uyuni
  27. Day 27: Salar de Uyuni
  28. Day 28: Salar de Uyuni
  29. Day 29: Uyuni
  30. Day 30: Uyuni – Tilcara
  31. Day 31: Tilcara – Buenos Aires
  32. Day 32-34: Buenos Aires
  33. Day 35: Buenos Aires
  34. Day 36: Colonia del Sacramento
  35. Day 37: Estancia Stay
  36. Day 38-39: Estancia Stay
  37. Day 40: Overnight Bus
  38. Day 41: Foz do Iguazu (Brazilian side)
  39. Day 42: Iguazu Falls (Argentinian side)
  40. Day 43: Rio de Janeiro
  41. Day 44: Rio de Janeiro
  42. Day 45-46: Paraty
  43. Day 47: Paraty – Ilha Grande
  44. Day 48-49: Ilha Grande
  45. Day 50: Rio de Janeiro
  46. Day 51: Rio de Janeiro
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
38 nights
Home-stay
1 night
Camping
3 nights
Sleeper Bus
3 nights

Reviews About This Operator

  • Katherine
    · January 29th, 2020
    We had an absolutely incredible time on our Sacred Land of the Incas tour. Our tour guide Edwind was amazing and he... Show more
  • Anneliese
    · December 10th, 2019
    Really good tour! I enjoyed it a lot, I also travelled around Peru without tour. Comparing both these experiences... Show more
  • David
    · March 8th, 2020
    It was very well planned and everything provided for. I really cannot complain. Thank you very much!

Dates & Availability

51 days
Best of South America
From Lima to Rio de Janeiro
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  • Upcoming departures
  • July 2021
  • August 2021
  • September 2021
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  • Saturday
    17 Jul, 2021
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    Sunday
    5 Sep, 2021
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    7 Aug, 2021
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    Sunday
    26 Sep, 2021
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    28 Aug, 2021
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    Sunday
    17 Oct, 2021
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  • Saturday
    18 Sep, 2021
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    Sunday
    7 Nov, 2021
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  • Saturday
    2 Oct, 2021
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    Sunday
    21 Nov, 2021
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  • Saturday
    25 Dec, 2021
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    Sunday
    13 Feb, 2022
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    1 Jan, 2022
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    Sunday
    20 Feb, 2022
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    2 Apr, 2022
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    Sunday
    22 May, 2022
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    7 May, 2022
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    26 Jun, 2022
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    16 Jul, 2022
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    Sunday
    4 Sep, 2022
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Good to Know

  • Currency
    $
    Argentine Peso
    Argentina
    Bs.
    Boliviano
    Bolivia
    R$
    Brazilian Real
    Brazil
    $
    Chilean Peso
    Chile
    S/.
    Sol
    Peru
    $
    Peso Uruguayo
    Uruguay
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, I, L. As a traveller from England, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, I, A, B, L. As a traveller from Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F, A, B, L.

    Type C
    Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Uruguay
    Type E
    Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Uruguay
    Type F
    Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Uruguay
    Type I
    Argentina and Uruguay
    Type A
    Bolivia, Brazil and Peru
    Type B
    Bolivia, Brazil and Peru
    Type L
    Chile and Uruguay
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Uruguay and Bolivia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Uruguay and Bolivia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Uruguay and Bolivia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Argentina, Chile, Peru, Uruguay and Bolivia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Recommended for Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Bolivia. Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Uruguay. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Brazil, Peru and Bolivia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • 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.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before May 13th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after May 13th, 2021, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 26 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Intrepid Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    • The following cards are accepted for "Intrepid Travel" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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