Spot condors at Colca Canyon, conquer the Inca Trail on the way to Machu Picchu, experience traditional life on Lake Titicaca, cross the Uyuni Salt Flats and surrounding desert altiplano, be awed by Iguassu Falls, beach-lounge with the beautiful people of Brazil.
If you have the time and can’t decide between Peru and Brazil, then see them both—and pretty much everything in between—on this 51-day extravaganza. Trek the legendary Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, cross the Bolivian Salt Flats, sip wine in Argentina and hit the beach in Brazil. You’ll get plenty of energetic culture, the great outdoors, and the company of other young travellers to keep you moving. There’s time later to slow down, take the long road, and have an adventure while you can.
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Free time for hiking, an optional cachaça distillery visit or a boat tour.
Skip a long overnight bus and travel to Sao Paulo, for a flight to Iguassu. Explore both the Argentinean and Brazilian sides of the falls with an optional boat ride near the base of the falls, or visit the nearby bird park. Overnight bus to rural Uruguay.
Dive into Uruguayan rural life, getting dirty at a working ranch. Head out for some hikes and indulge in local BBQs and wine.
In Uruguay's capital, visit the carnival museum, and grab a snack at the local Port Market. Explore the cobblestone streets of Colonia, and relax at a streetside cafe.
Cross the Rio Plata, and explore the many attractions. Check out a football game, a tango show, or the famous city's nightlife.
Skip a long bus ride with an included flight. Opt to check out the scenic Quebrada de las Conchas to Cafayate, the High Mountain Arqueological museum, and enjoy local cuisine.
Opt to visit nearby ruins, go mountain biking, or visit the Valley of the Moon.
Ascend by bus into the mountains and cross into Bolivia. Enjoy a 3-day 4x4 excursion to the Uyuni Salt Flats and surrounding desert altiplano with spectacular scenery. Stay in simple hotels upgraded with solar panels to provide electricity and hot water.
Take an optional excursion to nearby dinosaur tracks, explore the cities, go hiking or mountain biking, or check out a working silver mine. Overnight bus to La Paz.
Optional visit to Valley of the Moon or explore the winding streets and lively markets of La Paz. Oxygen bar anyone? Cross into Peru, visit the floating Islands of Uros, and take a guided tour of Lake Titicaca with a homestay in a local village.
Explore Cusco with free time to take an optional city tour, go whitewater rafting, horseback riding or mountain biking. En route to Ollantaytambo, opt to visit the Sacred Valley with a stop at a Planeterra-supported women's weaving co-op. Take in Inca culture, history, and great views on a 4-day guided Inca Trail hike with a guided visit to Machu Picchu. Planeterra-supported handmade biodegradable soap products for use on the Inca Trail provided. Travel by overnight bus to Arequipa.
Optional visit of the Catalina Convent, or visit a local hot springs. Spot condors on a guided tour to Colca Canyon. Overnight bus to Nazca.
Optional sandboarding and flight over the Nazca Lines. Stop at a winery en route at the Oasis of Huacachina. Indulge in a traditional Pachamanca meal.
Optional visit to Ballestas Islands before travelling to Lima for a final night - be sure to try some pisco sours and the ceviche.
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