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12 reviews
South America Express - Tucan Travel
26 days

South America Express

From Lima to Rio de Janeiro
Tour Operator:
Tucan Travel
Max group size:
19
Age range:
18 to 65
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
72784
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US $3,390
+ $660 Local Payment
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Highlights

  • Explore Machu Picchu
  • Wander the Atacama Desert
  • Visit Iguazu Falls
  • See a tango show

Itinerary

Start in Lima and end in Rio de Janeiro! With the adventure tour South America Express, you have a 26 day tour package taking you through Lima, Peru and 16 other destinations in Latin America. South America Express includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Lima
  2. Day 2: Sacred Valley of the Incas
  3. Day 3: Machu Picchu
  4. Day 4: Cusco
  5. Day 5: Puno
  6. Day 6: Lake Titicaca Day Excursion
  7. Day 7: La Paz
  8. Day 8: La Paz
  9. Day 9: Uyuni
  10. Day 10: Uyuni (Salt Flats)
  11. Day 11: Laguna Colorada
  12. Day 12: San Pedro de Atacama
  13. Day 13: Valley of the Moon
  14. Day 14: Fly to Santiago
  15. Day 15: Santiago
  16. Day 16: Santiago
  17. Day 17: Mendoza
  18. Day 18: Mendoza (Winery Tour)
  19. Day 19: Fly to Buenos Aires
  20. Day 20: Buenos Aires
  21. Day 21: Buenos Aires
  22. Day 22: Flight to Iguazu Falls
  23. Day 23: Iguazu Falls
  24. Day 24: Rio de Janeiro
  25. Day 25: Rio de Janeiro
  26. Day 26: Depart Rio de Janeiro
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Hostel
2x nights
Hotel
23x nights

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Good
    3.9
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Guide
    Good
    3.8
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.6
  • Food
    Good
    3.9
  • 4.2
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  • A
    June 05, 2019
    Mafer is hands down the best tour leader I've ever had. Her knowledge, bubbly attitude to travelling as well as socialising with the group is amazing. Nothing is too hard when it comes to requests or questions and she makes us feel safe at all times.
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by Tucan Travel
  • A
    June 05, 2019
    Exactly as described and just right. Ingrid was a fantastic tour leader, great knowledge of all places visited, very professional And enthusiastic.
    Trip date: February 2019
    Review collected by Tucan Travel
  • A
    June 05, 2019
    It was as we expected, a fantastic trip. Ingrid was fantastic. Made the trip very easy for us. Always available, a great level of local knowledge and fantastic company.
    Trip date: February 2019
    Review collected by Tucan Travel
  • A
    June 05, 2019
    Good overall tour of Columbia, great pace, lots to see and do. Best tour leader I have ever had. Knowledgeable, caring, supportive. Excellent representative for company
    Trip date: January 2019
    Review collected by Tucan Travel
  • A
    June 05, 2019
    Caring, excellent communication skills, enthusiastic
    Trip date: January 2019
    Review collected by Tucan Travel
  • M
    May 01, 2019
    Loved Patagonia, great trip, transport and food was good, hotels nice enough for budget. Guide made it great.
    Trip date: May 2019
  • FR
    April 17, 2018
    I got to see and do everything I wanted to do in a short space of time.
    Trip date: March 2018
  • A
    April 15, 2018
    Got to see and do everything I wanted in a short space of time
    Trip date: March 2018
  • DR
    June 17, 2017
    The guide of the tour was very good deserves more than 5 stars (Wilson) was like a friend and his help during the entire trip he was great. The hotels were not good, the worst the "La Paz" Bolivia. A big lack of information about what is basic hotels,... Show more
    Trip date: May 2017
  • South America Express reviewer 10
    May 04, 2017
    I absolutely have to write this review so that no one else is almost deterred by the 2-star reviews! I booked this tour because it squeezed so many amazing places that I wanted to see in under a month. Previously, I have got home sick in less than a... Show more
    Tucan Travel commented on this review
    We love reviews that go into this level of detail Tamasin. Thank you so much for taking the time to post it!
    Trip date: April 2017

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South America Express
From Lima to Rio de Janeiro
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Good to Know

  • About the countries

    Currencies

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

    Plugs & Adapters

    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.

    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Recommended for Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil. Ideally 10 days before travel.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before 31 March 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 31 March 2020, a minimum payment of $140 is required to confirm your booking with Tucan 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 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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Videos

  • The Road to Rio Carnival Day 3
  • The Road to Rio Carnival Day 5
  • Main Page Video
  • Cusco, Lima
  • Lake Titicaca
  • Peru with Tucan Travel
  • Trekking to Machu Picchu with Tucan Travel
The Road to Rio Carnival Day 3