My Wishlist (0)

Explore Bolivia to Brazil

From £3900 for 31 days
Trip Overview
Explore South America with Lonely planet and Intrepid Travel on this 31-day tour. Take the road less travelled from sky-high La Paz to party-ready Rio de Janeiro, stopping along the way to see the mind-bending Uyani Salt Flat, follow your rhythm in Buenos Aires, ride horses on a Uruguayan estancia and wonder at the incredible power of Iguazu Falls. This overland adventure is big on freedom – your local leader will give you insider info, your group will provide the company of curious, like-minded travellers, and then you decide how you want to spend your days.
Essential Info
Starts: La Paz
Ends: Rio de Janeiro
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: IGGBLC
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay
What's Included

Meals

22 Breakfasts included
5 Lunches included
6 Dinners included

Transport

4x4,Boat,Bus,Coach,Ferry,Minibus,Overnight bus,Plane,Private vehicle,Public bus,Taxi,Van

Accommodation

Dormitory (2 nights),Estancia (3 nights),Hotel (23 nights),Overnight bus (2 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   La Paz provides insight into the many sides of Bolivian culture. While young people flock to the city for its booming industry, traditionally dressed residents sell ancient potions at the Witches’ Market

•   The landscapes of Salar de Uyuni are so unique they’re almost extra-terrestrial. Embark on a three-day adventure via 4WD across the rocky Atacama Desert and the largest salt lakes in the world - passing cactus islands, train cemeteries and mineral lakes teeming with flamingos

•   Soak up the cosmopolitan, European and Latin charms of Buenos Aires and explore the sights of its historic city centre

•   Harness your inner gaucho during a three-day stay at a working estancia in Uruguay. Whether it’s getting involved in daily chores around the farm, working with livestock or simply relaxing on the ranch, experience a unique way of life and Uruguayan hospitality at its best

•   The mighty Iguazu Falls straddles the border between Argentina and Brazil, and you’ll be able to see it from both sides

•   If it weren’t for the ruins of an old prison, you’d never imagine that Ilha Grande has such treacherous history of piracy, disease and criminality. Enjoy two free full days to discover virgin rainforest, crystal lagoons and some of Brazil’s best beaches in this undeveloped island paradise

•   The heaving, hedonistic metropolis of Rio de Janeiro is a great way to end the trip. Party down with the locals and experience a culture at the beating heart of Brazil

Dates & Availability
Start date
End date
Price
Availability
Departing: 6th Nov 2020
Returning: 6th Dec 2020
£3,900pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 20th Nov 2020
Returning: 20th Dec 2020
£3,975pp
G
Limited Availability
4 spaces
Departing: 18th Dec 2020
Returning: 17th Jan 2021
£3,975pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 1st Jan 2021
Returning: 31st Jan 2021
£4,190pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 5th Mar 2021
Returning: 4th Apr 2021
£4,190pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 23rd Apr 2021
Returning: 23rd May 2021
£4,190pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 28th May 2021
Returning: 27th Jun 2021
£4,190pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 6th Aug 2021
Returning: 5th Sep 2021
£4,190pp
G
Availability: Good
Departing: 27th Aug 2021
Returning: 26th Sep 2021
£4,190pp
G
Availability: Good
Show more dates
Itinerary & Notes
Welcome to Bolivia! Your Lonely Planet Experience begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm. If you arrive early, feel free to explore the side streets of La Paz, or alternatively, venture out of the city in search of crisp mountain air. You could hop on a local bus out to the extraordinary landscape of Moon Valley – this maze of canyons and colossal clay spires, make for staggering views. Alternatively, why not take a cable car to the Mercado de Hechiceria (Witches Market)? Though we can’t guarantee the potions, incantations and voodoo dolls will work their magic, the experience is fascinating, and the locals will be happy to tell you about their significance. After your meeting this evening, you might like to head out with your new travel buddies for a group dinner.
   Print Trip Notes
Similar Trips

TRIP CODE
IGPTU

GROUP TOUR from £4440 for 15 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Discover Buenos Aires, Argentina's sensational and sultry capital. Tour its best sights, then explore its many corners at your leisure, from the star-studded Recoleta cemetery to the tucked-away milongas (tango halls)
- Argentina's Perito Moreno Glacier must be seen to be believed. This mind-boggling natural wonder is one of Patagonia's true crown jewels
- Explore the Patagonian wilderness around El Chalten, with guided day-hikes along two of its best trails

TRIP CODE
IGGSW

GROUP TOUR from £2165 for 10 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Discover the rhythms of Rio
- Check out Buenos Aires' eclectic neigbourhoods
- Admire stunning Iguazu Falls from both the Argentinean and Brazilian sides

TRIP CODE
IGPTV

GROUP TOUR from £3145 for 10 days

HIGHLIGHTS

- Discover two very different sides of Chile – the big-city pusle of soulful Santiago and the adventure-fuelled atmosphere of lakeside Puerto Natales
- Argentina's Perito Moreno Glacier must be seen to be believed. This massive, blue-hued natural wonder is one of Patagonia's real crown jewels
- Trek past granite pillars, sparkling lakes and gushing waterfalls in Torres del Paine National Park on a four-day camping trip with all your meals taken care of
Related Blog Posts
Reviews
We're still waiting for reviews to come through for this adventure. Why not book on this and review it for us?
Intrepid Terms & Conditions
Share this trip
 
Go to our sister site: