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The Great South American Journey–Quito to Rio Adventure

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The Great South American Journey–Quito to Rio Adventure - G Adventures
The Great South American Journey–Quito to Rio Adventure - G Adventures
Starts
Quito
Destinations
+26
Ends
Rio de Janeiro
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Highlights

  • Meet the locals and learn about the life in Amazonia
  • Visit Colca Canyon - one of the world's deepest canyons
  • Enjoy the scenery as you climb the famous Inca Trail
  • Join an excursion through the unique Uyuni Salt Flats
  • Soak up the vibrant atmosphere of Buenos Aires
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Lodge, Guesthouse, Sleeper Bus
Max Group Size
18
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Jeep & 4WD, Overland Truck, Boat, Plane
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure
Start in Quito and end in Rio de Janeiro! With the discovery tour The Great South American Journey–Quito to Rio Adventure, you have a 65 day tour package taking you from Quito to Rio de Janeiro and through Quito, Ecuador and 27 other destinations in Latin America. The Great South American Journey–Quito to Rio Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Quito
  2. Day 2 Quito/Tena (1B, 1L, 1D)
  3. Days 3-4 Tena
  4. Day 5 Tena/Baños (1B)
  5. Day 6 Baños
  6. Day 7 Baños/Cuenca
  7. Day 8 Cuenca
  8. Day 9 Cuenca/Máncora
  9. Day 10 Máncora
  10. Day 11 Máncora/Huanchaco
  11. Day 12 Huanchaco
  12. Day 13 Huanchaco/Lima
  13. Day 14 Lima (1B)
  14. Day 15 Lima
  15. Day 16 Lima/Paracas (1B)
  16. Day 17 Paracas/Nazca (1D)
  17. Day 18 Nazca/Arequipa
  18. Day 19 Arequipa
  19. Day 20 Arequipa/Colca Canyon (1B)
  20. Day 21 Chivay/Arequipa (1B)
  21. Day 22 Arequipa/Cusco (1B)
  22. Day 23 Cusco
  23. Day 24 Cusco (1B)
  24. Day 25 Cusco/Ollantaytambo (1B)
  25. Day 26 Inca Trail (1B, 1L, 1D)
  26. Day 27 Inca Trail (1B, 1L, 1D)
  27. Day 28 Inca Trail (1B, 1L, 1D)
  28. Day 29 Machu Picchu/Cusco (1B)
  29. Day 30 Cusco (1B)
  30. Day 31 Cusco/Puno (1B)
  31. Day 32 Puno/Lago Titicaca (1B, 1D)
  32. Day 33 Lago Titicaca/Puno (1B, 1L)
  33. Day 34 Puno/La Paz (1B)
  34. Day 35 La Paz (1B)
  35. Day 36 La Paz/Sucre (1B)
  36. Day 37 Sucre
  37. Day 38 Sucre (1B)
  38. Day 39 Sucre/Potosí (1B)
  39. Day 40 Potosí (1B)
  40. Day 41 Potosí/Uyuni (1B)
  41. Day 42 Uyuni/Salt Flats (1B, 1D)
  42. Day 43 Salt Flats (1B, 1L, 1D)
  43. Day 44 Salt Flats/San Pedro de Atacama (1B, 1L)
  44. Day 45 San Pedro de Atacama
  45. Day 46 San Pedro de Atacama/Salta
  46. Day 47 Salta (1B)
  47. Day 48 Salta/Buenos Aires
  48. Day 49 Buenos Aires
  49. Day 50 Buenos Aires
  50. Day 51 Buenos Aires/Colonia
  51. Day 52 Colonia/Montevideo (1B)
  52. Day 53 Montevideo (1B)
  53. Day 54 Montevideo/Estancia Stay (1B, 1L, 1D)
  54. Day 55 Estancia Stay (1B, 1L, 1D)
  55. Day 56 Estancia Stay/Iguassu Falls (1B)
  56. Day 57 Iguassu Falls
  57. Day 58 Iguassu Falls (1B)
  58. Day 59 Foz do Iguaçu/Paraty
  59. Day 60 Paraty (1B)
  60. Day 61 Paraty/Ilha Grande (1B)
  61. Days 62-63 Ilha Grande
  62. Day 63 Ilha Grande/Rio de Janeiro
  63. Day 64 Rio de Janeiro
  64. Day 65 Rio de Janeiro (1B)

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  • Transport

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

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About the countries

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Currencies

$
Dollar
Ecuador
S/.
Sol
Peru
$b
Boliviano
Bolivia
Peso
Chile , Argentina and Uruguay
R$
Real
Brazil

Plugs & Adapters

Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and BrazilPeru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and BrazilChile and UruguayArgentina and Uruguay

Visa

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, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay 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, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil. Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Uruguay. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Quito is the starting point and Rio de Janeiro is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 December 2018 the full payment of $7,899 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $7899 for The Great South American Journey–Quito to Rio Adventure, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 8,456 km.
  • Quito (Ecuador)
  • 135 km
  • Banos (Ecuador)
  • 179 km
  • Cuenca (Ecuador)
  • 577 km
  • Huanchaco (Peru)
  • 495 km
  • Lima (Peru)
  • 226 km
  • Reserva Nacional De Paracas (Peru)
  • 174 km
  • Nazca (Peru)
  • 404 km
  • Arequipa (Peru)
  • 95 km
  • Canon del Colca (Peru)
  • 232 km
  • Cuzco (Peru)
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