Start Point
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
End Point
Lima, Peru
Ages
10 - 75+
Transport
Air-conditioned vehicles
& planes
Accommodation
2, 3 & 4* hotels & traditional homestay

Best of South America - Tour Rio to Lima

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Summary

Criss cross five countries in South America to discover the mosaic of cultures and landscapes that this continent has to offer. Start in Rio de Janeiro and travel to the wondrous Iguazu Falls, one of the 7 Wonders of the World. Feel the holiday vibes in the sun-splashed resort town of Paraty. Float on reed islands and get to understand the survivalist culture of the Uros people on Lake Titicaca. Pass through small valleys with grazing llamas nestled between the foothills of the Andes. Find the secrets hidden in the ruins of Machu Picchu. Explore capital cities like Buenos Aires, Santiago and Lima with the guidance of a local expert.

Best of South America - Tour Rio to Lima

What’s Included

Accommodation
  • 28 nights 2, 3 & 4* hotel accommodation in twin rooms - single travellers have the option to pay a single supplement to ensure a private room
  • 2 nights traditional homestay accommodation in the Bolivian desert
Meals
  • 30 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 9 dinners
    *Vegetarian options available for all meals on request
Transport
  • Modern air-conditioned road transport
  • 6 internal flights
Extras
  • Services of your Expat Explore tour leader, who will be on hand with advice and tips to ensure that you get the most from your trip
Not Included
  • International flights to/from the start/end point
  • Travel insurance
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Hotel Mirador Hotel Mirador
Hotel Mirador Hotel Mirador
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Pousada do Principe Pousada do Principe
Pousada do Principe Pousada do Principe
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Sleep Inn (Guaralhos) Sleep Inn (Guaralhos)
Sleep Inn (Guaralhos) Sleep Inn (Guaralhos)
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Viale Tower Viale Tower
Viale Tower Viale Tower
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Imperial Park Hotel Imperial Park Hotel
Imperial Park Hotel Imperial Park Hotel
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Hotel Crillon Hotel Crillon
Hotel Crillon Hotel Crillon
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Hotel Providencia Hotel Providencia
Hotel Providencia Hotel Providencia
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Hotel Don Raul Hotel Don Raul
Hotel Don Raul Hotel Don Raul
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Traditional Bolivian homestayTraditional Bolivian homestay
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Hotel GirasolesHotel Girasoles
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Hostal Naira Hostal Naira
Hostal Naira Hostal Naira
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Gloria Copacabana Gloria Copacabana
Gloria Copacabana Gloria Copacabana
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Hacienda Puno Hacienda Puno
Hacienda Puno Hacienda Puno
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San Agustin Urubamba San Agustin Urubamba
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San Francisco Plaza Hotel San Francisco Plaza Hotel
San Francisco Plaza Hotel San Francisco Plaza Hotel
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Ibis Larco Hotel Ibis Larco Hotel
Ibis Larco Hotel Ibis Larco Hotel
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Start Point
Hotel in Rio de JaneiroAddress to be confirmed
Welcome meeting at 18:00 hrs
End Point
Hotel in LimaAddress to be confirmed
10:00 hrs
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Optionals

On Tour Excursions
All optional excursions are booked on tour and paid in cash to your tour leader, unless stated otherwise. Please note, certain optional excursions are subject to availability and could change as a result.
Transfers

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Accommodation

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Dates & Prices

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Why this tour

Experience the ultimate trip with this Best of South America tour package. Enjoy an unforgettable adventure to Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, and Peru. Take this month-long holiday to experience the best of these five Latin American countries. This vacation is bound to be full of lively Brazilian culture, fascinating Argentine history, and jaw-dropping Bolivian landscapes. This tour is well-suited for anyone looking to get the most out of a trip to South America. 

 

Starting with a thrilling trip to Rio de Janeiro, your guide will ensure that you don’t miss any points of interest. See Christ the Redeemer, party with the locals, and experience the Museum of Tomorrow. Continue on to Paraty where a 4x4 Jeep adventure awaits. Prepare for an unimaginable visit to Iguaçu National Park, where you’ll find the majestic Iguazu Falls, surrounded by lush vegetation and variations of wildlife. The colourful Buenos Aires welcomes you next, where you’ll find vibrant locals and food to satisfy every taste. 

 

Relish in some of the most palatable wines from Mendoza, with views of the Andes mountains accompanying each glass. Cross those very mountains next, as you set your sights on Santiago. See the world’s driest desert, Atacama. Admire the spectacular Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia and explore the world’s highest administrative capital - La Paz. See Lake Titicaca, the Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu - all fascinating landmarks in South America. End your trip in the coastal city of Lima, visit the Ballestas Islands and encounter marine wildlife such as dolphins, sea lions, and penguins. 

 

Our guided group tours offer included accommodation, comfy travel coaches, and mouth-watering authentic food throughout. Take a trip during the best months to visit South America (December - April), and look forward to warm weather and perfect conditions to explore. If a month is too long, and you’re looking for a shorter trip to Brazil, contact us and we will find the best travel package for you.