Real Bolivia to Brazil

Bolivia,  Chile,  Argentina,  Brazil

Tour length 25 daysFrom La Paz to Rio de Janeiro
Christmas & New Year
In-depth Cultural
Fully Guided

About this tour

Immerse yourself in the natural wonders and bustling cities of South America on this 25-day adventure from La Paz to Rio de Janeiro. Tour the charming city of Colonia del Sacramento, discover why Salta is nicknamed ‘La Linda’ (‘the beautiful’) and experience the might of Buenos Aires. Mix in stops at the magic of the Iguazu Falls, the untamed desert scenery of San Pedro de Atacama and the otherworldly Salar de Uyuni salt flats. You’ll have plenty of free time to explore at each location, so why not pull out all the stops on this South American experience? While in the Andean Desert, you’ll reach altitudes of up to 4900 m. La Paz, Potosi and Uyuni all have high altitudes, and the air is a lot thinner, so it can take time to adjust. It may be a good idea to arrive in La Paz early so that you have time to acclimatise. Some people aren’t affected at all, but if you are, drink plenty of water and take it easy. Although altitude sickness can affect anyone, it’s important that you’re healthy enough to travel, as pre-existing medical conditions can worsen at high altitudes. Please see the important ‘Health’ section of the Essential Trip information (ETI) for more information.Bolivia is the least developed and most challenging country you’ll travel around during this trip. Transportation can be slow and isn’t as easy as it might be in developed countries. Additionally, making your way across the Andean Desert involves long travel days spent in 4WDs on dusty and bumpy tracks.Temperatures in the area can be very cold, especially at night, so bring warm clothes. Meals are simple, toilet facilities are basic, showers can be cold, and the multi-share accommodation is dormitory style. This is all part of the adventure. Undoubtedly, this amazing experience will be one of the highlights of your trip to South America.This trip involves some long travel days, including overnight buses. This is a great opportunity to get to know your group and really enjoy the journey (while you wait for the stunning destinations). The buses are well equipped with comfortable reclining seats and onboard toilets. Snacks are provided but we recommend you also bring your own food in case you get hungry.While at the estancia in Uruguay, you can choose to participate in the day-to-day activities of the farm as much or as little as you like. If you do choose to get involved, prepare for some early morning starts and to get your hands dirty when working directly with animals. The accommodation is multi-share and meals are served family style. Please inform your booking agent if you have any dietary requirements.
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Tour ID 101621
Tour length 25 days
Language English
Group size 16
Age range 18 - 35

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Intrepid Travel


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Day 1: La Paz
Day 2: La Paz
Day 3: Salar de Uyuni
Day 4: Bolivian Altiplano
Day 5: Bolivia/Chile Border- San Pedro de Atacama
Day 6-7: San Pedro de Atacama
Day 8: Chile/Argentina border - Salta
Day 9: Salta
Day 10: Salta - Buenos Aires
Day 11: Buenos Aires
Day 12: Buenos Aires
Day 13: Buenos Aires
Day 14: Colonia / Montevideo
Day 15: Montevideo
Day 16: Estancia Stay
Day 17: Estancia Stay
Day 18: Estancia Stay / Overnight Bus
Day 19: Iguazu Falls
Day 20: Iguazu Falls
Day 21: Paraty
Day 22: Paraty / Ilha Grande
Day 23: Ilha Grande
Day 24: Rio de Janeiro
Day 25: Rio de Janeiro


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Carbon emission, kg/CO2
(Guests: 1, Nights: 1)
Exploreo will offset your calculated CO2e at no cost.
How is the carbon footprint calculated?
From€2,993/ Person
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