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South America Highlights

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Cost/day $166
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South America Highlights - Tucan Travel
South America Highlights - Tucan Travel
Excellent
3 reviews
Starts
Lima
+16 Destinations
Andes Mountains
Ends
Rio de Janeiro
Map

Highlights

  • Trek through Amazonia to see diverse flora and fauna
  • Follow the steps of the Incas to Machu Picchu
  • Join a 4WD expedition and explore the Bolivian Altiplano
  • Indulge in Chile’s best wines on top of San Cristobal
  • Experience the incredible nightlife of Buenos Aires
Age range
18 to 65 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Camping, Lodge
Max Group Size
19
Transportation
Train & Rail, Jeep & 4WD, Boat, Local Transport, Private Vehicle, Plane
Travel style
Adventure, Hiking & Trekking
Start in Lima and end in Rio de Janeiro! With the adventure tour South America Highlights, you have a 32 day tour package taking you from Lima to Rio de Janeiro and through Lima, Peru and 16 other destinations in Latin America. South America Highlights includes accommodation in a hotel, hostel and campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • PC
    Written on November 20, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Had a great experience travelling with Tucan Tours through South America, tour was well organised and our tour guide (Neil) was fantastic with great experience and local knowledge. Accommodation was sufficient and appropriate for areas that we travelled... Read more

    Tucan Travel commented on this review
    Hi Prue, thanks so much for your extensive feedback and great advice. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time in South America and hope to see you on another adventure in the future!
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  • South America Highlights reviewer 2
    Written on November 17, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour was awesome. So many amazing and varied experiences in one trip. The accommodation was clean and comfortable, and our guide Manny was fantastic.

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  • South America Highlights reviewer 3
    Written on September 2, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    I can't ask for a better way of seeing South America. Tucan and the tour leader was fantastic. I couldn't ask for more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Lima
  2. Day 2-3: Amazon Jungle
  3. Day 4: Cusco
  4. Day 5: Sacred Valley of the Incas
  5. Day 6-8: Inca Trail Trek & Machu Picchu
  6. Day 9: Machu Picchu
  7. Day 10: Cusco
  8. Day 11-12: Puno & Lake Titicaca
  9. Day 13-14: La Paz
  10. Day 15: Uyuni
  11. Day 16: Uyuni (Salt Flats)
  12. Day 17: Laguna Colorada
  13. Day 18-19: San Pedro de Atacama
  14. Day 20-22: Santiago
  15. Day 23-25: Mendoza
  16. Day 26-28: Buenos Aires
  17. Day 29-30: Foz do Iguaçu
  18. Day 31: Rio de Janeiro
  19. Day 32: Depart Rio de Janeiro

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Additional Services

Videos

  • The Road to Rio Carnival Day 3
  • The Road to Rio Carnival Day 4
  • The Road to Rio Carnival Day 5
  • Main Page Video
  • Cusco, Lima
  • Lake Titicaca
  • Cusco, Lima
  • Main Page Video
The Road to Rio Carnival Day 3

Questions & Answers

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

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour concludes after breakfast at Hotel Regina or similar in Rio de Janeiro and it's time to say farewell to your newfound travel friends and continue your separate ways! Please be aware that the hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The first day of this tour generally starts from Hotel Santa Cruz or similar in Lima and as the first day is just an arrivals day you can arrive at any time. Spend the day exploring the Gold Museum, the Museum of the Inquisition and the Catacombs below the San Francisco Church or perhaps the city's two main squares the Plaza de Armas and Plaza San Mart. Please be aware the starting hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are available for this tour at an additional cost, please contact our customer support team to arrange this.

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    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.

    Vaccinations

    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.

    Policies

    Location
    Lima is the starting point and Rio de Janeiro is the endpoint.
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    Your money is safe with TourRadar, as we only pay the tour operator after your tour has departed.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $140 to confirm this Tucan Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 March 2019 the full payment of $5,306 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 $5306 for South America Highlights, but the deposit of $140 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
    Availability
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Tucan Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Tucan Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 7,381 km.
    • Lima (Peru)
    • 856 km
    • Puerto Maldonado (Peru)
    • 317 km
    • Cusco (Peru)
    • 24 km
    • Sacred Valley (Peru)
    • 88 km
    • Inca Trail (Peru)
    • 42 km
    • Machu Picchu (Peru)
    • 65 km
    • Cusco (Peru)
    • 334 km
    • Puno (Peru)
    • 63 km
    • Lake Titicaca (Peru)
    • 195 km
    • La Paz (Bolivia)
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