The Great South American Journey–Quito to Fortaleza

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Start in Quito and end in Fortaleza! With the discovery tour The Great South American Journey–Quito to Fortaleza, you have a 73 day tour package taking you through Quito, Ecuador and 49 other destinations in Latin America. The Great South American Journey–Quito to Fortaleza 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 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/Chivay (1B)
  20. Day 21 Chivay (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 Ollantaytambo/Wayllabamba Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)
  26. Day 27 Wayllabamba Camp/Paqaymayo Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)
  27. Day 28 Paqaymayo Camp/Wiñaywayna (1B, 1L, 1D)
  28. Day 29 Wiñaywayna/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/Salar de Uyuni (1B, 1L, 1D)
  42. Day 43 Salar de Uyuni (1B, 1L, 1D)
  43. Day 44 Salar de Uyuni/San Pedro de Atacama (1B)
  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 del Sacramento
  51. Day 52 Colonia del Sacramento/Montevideo (1B)
  52. Day 53 Montevideo (1B)
  53. Day 54 Montevideo/Mercedes (1B, 1L, 1D)
  54. Day 55 Mercedes (1B, 1L, 1D)
  55. Day 56 Mercedes/Foz do Iguaçu (1B)
  56. Day 57 Foz do Iguaçu
  57. Day 58 Foz do Iguaçu (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 64 Ilha Grande/Rio de Janeiro
  63. Day 65 Rio de Janeiro
  64. Day 66 Rio de Janeiro/Salvador (1B)
  65. Day 67 Salvador
  66. Day 68 Salvador/Fortaleza
  67. Day 69 Fortaleza/Jericoacoara
  68. Day 70 Jericoacoara
  69. Day 71 Jericoacoara
  70. Day 72 Jericoacoara/Fortaleza
  71. Day 73 Fortaleza

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  • Meals

  • Transport

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About the countries

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Chile , Argentina and Uruguay

Plugs & Adapters

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


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.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
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.
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.
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.


Quito is the starting point and Fortaleza is the endpoint.
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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 22 December 2018 the full payment of $0 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 $0 for The Great South American Journey–Quito to Fortaleza, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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Covering a total distance of approx 11,869 km.
  • Quito (Ecuador)
  • 115 km
  • Tena (Ecuador)
  • 82 km
  • Banos (Ecuador)
  • 41 km
  • Riobamba (Ecuador)
  • 140 km
  • Cuenca (Ecuador)
  • 152 km
  • Huaquillas (Ecuador)
  • 115 km
  • Mancora (Peru)
  • 491 km
  • Huanchaco (Peru)
  • 11 km
  • Trujillo (Peru)
  • 11 km
  • Huanchaco (Peru)
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