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Quito to Rio via Ushuaia

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Quito to Rio via Ushuaia - Intrepid Travel
Quito to Rio via Ushuaia - Intrepid Travel
Starts
Quito
+52 Destinations
Andes Mountains
Ends
Rio de Janeiro
Map

Highlights

Start in Quito and end in Rio de Janeiro! With the in-depth cultural tour Quito to Rio via Ushuaia, you have a 112 day tour package taking you from Quito to Rio de Janeiro and through Quito, Ecuador and 52 other destinations in Latin America. Quito to Rio via Ushuaia includes accommodation in a hotel, hostel and campsites as well as an expert guide, transport.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay, Camping, Lodge
Max Group Size
22
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat, Ferry
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
In-depth Cultural
  • Eleanor Green's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    I was a bit too old for all the hikes on this tour, but everyone was patient and I enjoyed the Patagonian countryside and the time in Buenos Aires immensely. It's a trip I'll remember for a long time. Ernesto and the local guides were amazing under... Read more

  • Mihkel Koel's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    very nice tour with perfect guide

  • Lychota Moloney's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was a fantastic experience. Brazil is a destination unlike no other. There is an energy in the air and from the moment you arrive in Rio until you depart in Fortaleza the 14 days are filled with a variety of fantastic experiences. Rio is such a... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Quito
  2. Day 2: Ecuadorian Amazon
  3. Day 3: Ecuadorian Amazon
  4. Day 4: Ecuadorian Amazon
  5. Day 5: Rio Verde
  6. Day 6: Rio Verde, Baños
  7. Day 7: Rio Verde, Baños
  8. Day 8: Chugchilan
  9. Day 9: Lake Quilotoa, Chugchilán
  10. Day 10: Cuenca
  11. Day 11: Cuenca
  12. Day 12: Punta Sal
  13. Day 13: Punta Sal
  14. Day 14: Huanchaco, Lambayeque
  15. Day 15: Huanchaco
  16. Day 16: Huaraz
  17. Day 17: Huaraz
  18. Day 18: Huaraz
  19. Day 19: Lima
  20. Day 20: Lima
  21. Day 21: Huacachina, Ballestas Islands, Paracas
  22. Day 22: Nazca, Huacachina
  23. Day 23: Puerto Inca, Nazca
  24. Day 24: Arequipa
  25. Day 25: Arequipa
  26. Day 26: Chivay
  27. Day 27: Chivay
  28. Day 28: Raqchi
  29. Day 29: Cuzco
  30. Day 30: Cuzco
  31. Day 31: Sacred Valley, Inca Trail
  32. Day 35: Machu Picchu, Cuzco
  33. Day 37: Puno, Cuzco
  34. Day 38: Copacabana, Isla Del Sol
  35. Day 39: Isla Del Sol, Copacabana
  36. Day 40: La Paz
  37. Day 41: La Paz
  38. Day 42: La Paz
  39. Day 43: Ojo del Inca
  40. Day 44: Potosi
  41. Day 45: Uyuni
  42. Day 46: Salar De Uyuni
  43. Day 47: Bolivian Altiplano
  44. Day 48: San Pedro De Atacama
  45. Day 49: San Pedro De Atacama
  46. Day 50: Salta
  47. Day 51: Salta
  48. Day 52: Cafayate
  49. Day 53: Quilmes Ruins, Recreo
  50. Day 54: Rio Ceballos
  51. Day 55: Rio Ceballos
  52. Day 56: Rio Ceballos
  53. Day 57: Mendoza
  54. Day 58: Mendoza
  55. Day 59: Mendoza
  56. Day 60: Santiago
  57. Day 61: Santiago
  58. Day 62: Pucon
  59. Day 63: Pucon
  60. Day 64: Pucon
  61. Day 65: Barlioche
  62. Day 66: Bariloche
  63. Day 67: Bariloche
  64. Day 68: Argentinian Patagonia
  65. Day 69: Cueva De Las Manos, Rio Pinturas
  66. Day 70: El Chalten
  67. Day 71: Los Glaciares National Park/El Chalten
  68. Day 72: Los Glaciares National Park/ El Chalten
  69. Day 73: Los Glaciares National Park/ El Chalten
  70. Day 74: Argentinian Patagonia
  71. Day 75: Tierra Del Fuego
  72. Day 76: Ushuaia
  73. Day 77: Tierra Del Fuego, Ushuaia
  74. Day 78: Tierra Del Fuego
  75. Day 79: Tierra Del Fuego
  76. Day 80: Torres del Paine National Park
  77. Day 81: Torres Del Paine National Park
  78. Day 82: Torres Del Paine National Park
  79. Day 83: Torres Del Paine National Park
  80. Day 84: Torres Del Paine National Park
  81. Day 85: El Calafate / Perito Moreno Glacier
  82. Day 86: El Calafate / Perito Moreno Glacier
  83. Day 87: Jaramillo
  84. Day 88: Camarones
  85. Day 89: Puerto Madryn
  86. Day 90: Puerto Madryn
  87. Day 91: Monte Hermoso
  88. Day 92: Buenos Aires
  89. Day 93: Buenos Aires
  90. Day 94: Buenos Aires
  91. Day 95: Buenos Aires
  92. Day 96: Yapeyú
  93. Day 97: Foz do Iguaçu
  94. Day 98: Iguazu Falls / Foz do Iguaçu
  95. Day 99: Foz do Iguaçu / Iguazu Falls
  96. Day 100: Bonito
  97. Day 101: Bonito
  98. Day 102: Bonito
  99. Day 103: Southern Pantanal
  100. Day 104: Southern Pantanal
  101. Day 105: Southern Pantanal / Campo Grande
  102. Day 106: Brotas
  103. Day 107: Brotas
  104. Day 108: Paraty
  105. Day 109: Paraty
  106. Day 110: Paraty
  107. Day 111: Rio De Janeiro
  108. Day 112: Rio De Janeiro

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  • Guide

  • Transport

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Videos

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • What is the local payment?

    For Quito to Rio via Ushuaia, intrepid requires a Kitty, which is a cash contribution from all travellers into a central fund which is overseen by fellow travellers and the crew. The fund allows the crew to pay for local accomodations, camp meals and activities for the entire group.

    The local payment is not paid before the departure, but upon arrival at the tour.

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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

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

Plugs & Adapters

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

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

Policies

Location
Quito is the starting point and Rio de Janeiro is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 January 2019 the full payment of $0 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 $0 for Quito to Rio via Ushuaia, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 14,947 km.
  • Quito (Ecuador)
  • 167 km
  • Coca (Ecuador)
  • 216 km
  • Quilotoa (Ecuador)
  • 98 km
  • Riobamba (Ecuador)
  • 140 km
  • Cuenca (Ecuador)
  • 253 km
  • Punta Sal (Peru)
  • 500 km
  • Huanchaco (Peru)
  • 495 km
  • Lima (Peru)
  • 226 km
  • Reserva Nacional De Paracas (Peru)
  • 26 km
  • Reserva Nacional Islas Ballestas (Peru)
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