Cartagena to Rio via Uruguay

133 nights from £11885

Start:Cartagena
Finish:Rio de Janeiro
Duration:133 Nights
Group size:1 - 22
Suitable for: 18 plus
Accommodation:Comfortable Hotel 24 nights. Hammocks 2 nights. Basic Hotel 21 nights. Multishare Hostel 35 nights. Camping 40 nights. Guesthouse 2 nights. Homestay 1 night. Wild Camp 8 nights
Physical rating:High
Meals:Breakfasts x 226, Lunches x 126, Dinners x 116
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Dragoman with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English

Overview

This 134 day overland tour journeys from Cartagena to Rio de Janeiro through Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
Highlights
  • Discover South America's most vibrant cities of Buenos Aires and Rio De Janeiro
  • Soak up the sun on the emerald coast at Paraty
  • Get away from it all on the island hideaway of Ilha Grande
  • Stay on a real Uruguayan estancia, learn to ride and hang out with the Gauchos!
  • Catch a boat across the Rio de la Plata to explore Uruguay's colonial cities of Montevideo and Colonia
  • Go search for jaguar in the southern Pantanal
  • Snorkel the crystal clear waters of the Rio Prata at Brazil's eco-tourism capital, Bonito!
  • 2 Nights in the stunning Caribbean beach national park of Tayrona
  • 2 nights in vibrant Cartagena
  • Explore the region of Salento and visit a coffee finca
  • 3 nights to explore the infamous streets of Medellin
  • Guided trek through spectacular Cocora Valley
  • 2 night stay in the historic colonial city of Popayan
  • Full day coffee experience and plantation tour
  • Photograph the iconic church bridge of Ipiales
  • Visit the equator monument en-route to Quito
  • Go white water rafting, canyoning or trekking in Banos
  • 3 night stay in a community run eco lodge to explore the Amazon Jungle
  • Try horse back riding or mountain biking around the stunning landscape
  • Stay in the classic colonial city of Cuenca
  • Visit the crater lake of Quilotoa
  • Buy an original Panama hat direct from the factory
  • 2 nights camping on the Pacific beach at Punta Sal
  • Try your hand at surfing or just relax with a cool drink
  • Explore the historic capital city of Lima
  • Explore the Peruvian capital of Lima
  • 3 nights to trek in the Cordillera Blanca from Huaraz
  • Boat trip to the Ballestas islands to view wildlife
  • Overnight on the remote beach of Puerto Inca
  • See the mysterious Nasca lines with a chance of an optional flight
  • 2 nights to explore the beautiful city of Arequipa
  • Trip to the Colca canyon to spot Condors
  • Homestay with local Quechua families
  • Trek the Classic Inca trail to Machu Picchu
  • Sacred Valley guided tour
  • Or, take the Wild Andes Trek for a truly unique perspective
  • Or, train package option with no trekking
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu by local expert
  • Relax in the vibrant and cosmopolitan centre of Cuzco
  • Trek the Classic Inca trail to Machu Picchu Or, take the Wild Andes Trek for a truly unique perspective, Or even the train package with no trekking
  • Boat trip on Lake Titicaca to the Isla del Sol
  • Visit the town of Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca
  • 2 nights in the world's highest capital city, La Paz
  • Explore the highest administrative capital city in the world
  • Visit the Uyuni train graveyard
  • 2 day crossing of the desolate and surreal Altiplano
  • Day trip on the surreal Salar de Uyuni Salt Flats
  • Spectacular drive down Route 40 to see Quebrada de las Conchas
  • Star gaze at Moon Valley at San Pedro de Atacama
  • Visit vineyards in Cafayete
  • Walk around the ruins of Quilmes
  • 3 night stay in an traditional isolated Argentian estancia with gauchos
  • Ride beautiful horses in unspoilt location
  • Take a wine tour in the Malbec capital of the world, Mendoza
  • Drive to the Cristo Redentor and pass through stunning Andean mountains
  • Visit the Chilean wine region and famous vineyards
  • Explore the cosmopolitan and stylish city of Santiago
  • Overland in the Chilean and Argentinian Lake District
  • Climb Villarrica Volcano at Pucon in the Chilean Lake District
  • Visit Los Glaciares National Park near El Chalten
  • Wildcamp in the remotest parts of Patagonia
  • 2 night stay at the lakeside town of Bariloche
  • Cross the Magellan straight to Tierra del Fuego
  • Reach the 'end of the world' at Ushuaia
  • Trek the famous W-Walk in Torres Del Paine National Park
  • 5 night stay in Torres Del Paine National Park
  • Visit the Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Overland the amazing plains of Patagonia
  • Enjoy tea in a Welsh tea house
  • Visit Patagonian Magellanic penguin colony
  • Practice your dance steps in the birthplace of Tango
  • Experience the marine wildlife of the Valdes Peninsula, Puerto Madryn
  • Explore the bars and cafes of Buenos Aires
Transport
Overland Expedition Vehicle, Jeep, Boat, Private Bus, Train, Local Bus, Ferry
Tour Staff
Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary

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Start:Cartagena
Finish:Rio de Janeiro
Duration:133 Nights
Group size:1 - 22
Suitable for: 18 plus
Accommodation:Comfortable Hotel 24 nights. Hammocks 2 nights. Basic Hotel 21 nights. Multishare Hostel 35 nights. Camping 40 nights. Guesthouse 2 nights. Homestay 1 night. Wild Camp 8 nights
Physical rating:High
Meals:Breakfasts x 226, Lunches x 126, Dinners x 116
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Dragoman with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English
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