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Santiago to Rio

51 days from GBP £1,950 plus local payment US$900 (What’s this?)

This overland adventure is an outdoor lover's dream with the best Patagonia has to offer: hike to the top of a volcano and peer into its crater in Pucon, climb ice and trek on a glacier in El Chalten, raft the Futaleufu's class five rapids by the Carretera Austral, see the incredible Perito Moreno glacier near El Calafate, challenge yourself to the famous 'W' Trek in Torres del Paine, and visit the world's most southerly city, Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego.  Then see the southern Atlantic wildlife on the Valdes Peninsula before a well-earned steak and glass of red wine in Buenos Aires, Argentina's cosmopolitan capital.  Take in the majestic Iguazu Falls and join the party in Rio

Highlights included
Chile –
Santiago, Pucon Chile's Lake District
Argentina -
Salta, Cafayate and Mendoza; wine growing region, Torres del Paine National Park; entrance, Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls
Brazil -
Pantanal; meals, camping, activities 


Transport on expedition truck with crew
Camping fees & equipment: tents, tables, chairs & cooking gear
Accommodation - 50% camping in tents, 50% basic hotels & hostels
Pantanal - meals, camping, activities


Flights, visas, transfers, personal insurance, drinks, meals out, tips
Optional excursions/side trips
Meals while in hotels

Side trips / Optional extras

Chile - Camping fee for overnight treks - Torres del Paine US$ 10
Chile - Horse Riding - Torres del Paine US$ 60
Chile - Villarica Volcano Climb - inc. guide & equipment - Pucon US$ 110
Chile - Return Ferry to Main Trekking Route - Torres del Paine US$ 30
Chile - Whitewater Rafting - Pucon, from $40-$150 US$ 150
Brazil - Bonito - Abseil & PADI or Snorkel Dive $250/370, Blue Lake Cave $30 - Rio da Prata Snorkelling $85, River Tubing $30 US$ 30
Brazil - Boat Cruise - Parati US$ 35
Brazil - Iguazu Falls entry $25, Bird Sanctuary $20, Boat Trip $30, Helicopter $120 US$ 20
Brazil - Favela & City Tours - Rio - $30-$80 US$ 50
Brazil - Handgliding - Rio US$ 200
Argentina - Beagle Channel Boat Trips - Ushuaia $30-$50 US$ 50
Argentina - Boat Trip - Iguazu Falls $25-$30 US$ 30
Argentina - Hiking in Tierra del Fuego National Park - Ushuaia, from US$ 60
Argentina - Snorkel with Sea Lions (Puerto Madryn) US$ 145
Argentina - Buenos Aires - Walking & Graffiti Tour $10/30, Tango Show $70, Ferry to Uruguay $85 US$ 10
Argentina - Valdes Peninsula - 1 Day Tour - Puerto Madryn US$ 120
Argentina - Moreno Glacier Day Trip - El Calafate US$ 60
Argentina - Jesuit Mission US$ 10
Argentina - Bariloche - Horse riding $95, Kayaking $45/100, Paragliding $90 US$ 45
Argentina - Viedma Glacier Ice Trekking or Climbing - El Chalten US$ 190
Argentina - Viedma Glacier - El Chalten US$ 60

Departure Dates

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Map of Santiago to Rio


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