Multi-Day Tour

Atlantic to the Andes Experience (25 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil To La Paz, Bolivia

Valid for Departures: 15 Jun 2018 - 30 Dec 2019

Atlantic to the Andes Experience (25 days)

Day 5

Paraty

Day 6

Paraty

Day 7

Paraty/Foz do Iguaçu

Day 15

Santa Cruz de la Sierra/La Paz

Day 16

La Paz/Sucre

Day 20

Potosí/Uyuni

Day 21

Uyuni/Salar de Uyuni

Day 22

Salar de Uyuni

Day 23

Salar de Uyuni/Uyuni

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
None None
Day 1 Rio de Janeiro: There are no planned activities until the evening welcome meeting. Additional Notes: Booking pre- or post-trip accommodation is highly recommended to allow time for activities and to fully experience this vibrant city. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
None Breakfast
Day 2 Rio de Janeiro/Ilha Grande: From Rio, head south along the Atlantic coast to one of the most picturesque, laid-back islands on the coast, llha Grande. Relax and walk the sandy beaches, or bathe in the warm waters of this island paradise. Transport: Local bus Ferry
Day 3
Ilha Grande, Brazil
None Breakfast
Day 3 Ilha Grande: Ilha Grande is a car-free island surrounded by beautiful nature. Opt to go for a hike, swim or sit at one of the beach bars.
Day 4
Ilha Grande, Brazil
None Breakfast
Day 4 Ilha Grande/Paraty: Travel up the coast to Paraty and wander the cobblestoned streets of this colonial beach side town. Transport: Ferry Local bus
Day 5
Paraty
None Breakfast
Day 5 Paraty: With Paraty's stone streets and colonial architecture still standing, the town has some of the best examples of Portuguese colonial architecture in the world. The town is currently on UNESCO's tentative list to gain World Heritage Centre status. To preserve the historical ambience and walkability of the historic centre, only bicycle and pedestrian traffic are allowed in the area.
Day 6
Paraty
None None
Day 6 Paraty: Continue to enjoy the slow pace of Paraty, a colonial town with fantastic architecture, or opt to take a day trip to Trindade to surf and relax on the beach.
Day 7
Paraty/Foz do Iguaçu
None None
Day 7 Paraty/Foz do Iguaçu: Skip the 19 hour journey by land and hop a flight to Iguassu from São Paulo, maximizing your time to enjoy the falls. Included Activities: Iguassu Falls (Brazil Side) Guided Tour Transport: Private Vehicle Plane
Day 8
Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
None Breakfast
Day 8 Foz do Iguaçu: Explore trails that will bring you directly over the falls of the Devil's Throat—the highest and deepest of the falls. Other trails allow access to the stretch of falls across the forest on the Argentine side. Opt to take an inflatable boat to the base of the thundering falls. Additional Notes: If you have booked the Iguassu Falls Boat Ride Extra, you will do it on Day 6 when visiting the Argentine side of the falls. Please be aware, reciprocity fees may apply for Americans, Canadians and Australians when crossing the border into Argentina. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Brazil - Argentina) Iguassu Falls Visit Border Crossing (Argentina - Brazil)
Day 9
Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
None Breakfast
Day 9 Foz do Iguaçu/Bonito: Leave early for a full travel day to Bonito. Transport: Local bus
Day 10
Bonito, Brazil
None None
Day 10 Bonito: Spend time in Bonito with optional activities available like snorkelling in the rivers or exploring the nearby caves and waterfalls.
Day 11
Bonito, Brazil
None Breakfast
Day 11 Bonito: Enjoy another free day to explore Bonito.
Day 12
Bonito, Brazil
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12 Bonito/Pantanal: Experience the Pantanal, an immense wetland area famed for its profuse wildlife. A 2-day excursion allows visitors to fully appreciate the natural beauty of the area. Additional Notes: Please note, while on the rustic excursion in Pantanal the nights will be spent in hammocks. Included Activities: Pantanal Wildlife Excursion Transport: Shared van
Day 13
Pantanal, Brazil
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 13 Pantanal: Full day of exploring the Pantanal. Try piranha fishing or horseback riding. Opportunities to spot wildlife such as monkeys, macaws, giant otters and caiman. Included Activities: Pantanal Wildlife Excursion
Day 14
Pantanal, Brazil
None Breakfast
Day 14 Pantanal/Santa Cruz de la Sierra: From the frontier town of Corumbá, Brazil, cross into Bolivia. From here, an overnight bus heads to Santa Cruz. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Brazil - Bolivia) Transport: Overnight bus
Day 15
Santa Cruz de la Sierra/La Paz
None None
Day 15 Santa Cruz de la Sierra/La Paz: Hop on a flight and get to the capital city of Bolivia. Wander the streets and visit the famous Witches' Market. Transport: Plane
Day 16
La Paz/Sucre
None Breakfast
Day 16 La Paz/Sucre: Spend the morning exploring the city before boarding an afternoon flight to Sucre and explore this beautiful colonial city or opt to go hiking in the surrounding area. Transport: Plane
Day 17
Sucre, Bolivia
None None
Days 17-18 Sucre: Spend two days exploring all that Sucre has to offer.
Day 18
Sucre, Bolivia
None None
Days 17-18 Sucre: Spend two days exploring all that Sucre has to offer.
Day 19
Sucre, Bolivia
None Breakfast
Day 19 Sucre/Potosí: Journey from Sucre to Potosí. Spend the afternoon exploring the city. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 20
Potosí/Uyuni
None Breakfast
Day 20 Potosí/Uyuni: Head south to Uyuni, the starting point for the salt flats excursion. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 21
Uyuni/Salar de Uyuni
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 21 Uyuni/Salar de Uyuni: Travel through the Bolivian landscape to the town of Uyuni. Despite its isolation and challenging climate (cold and blustery most of the year), the town of Uyuni has earned the nickname of Hija Predilecta de Bolivia (Bolivia’s Favourite Daughter). It is also the starting point for our 2-night excursion through the spectacular Salar de Uyuni (Uyuni Salt Flats) in 4x4 vehicles. Settle in to your G Adventures-supported community salt-brick bungalow, complete with salt floors and furniture, after a guided walking tour up to the sacred Jukil mountaintop for sweeping valley views and a dinner of local ingredients prepared by ladies from the community. Additional Notes: During the rainy season the locations visited may change due to some routes being covered by water. Included Activities: Salt Flats Excursion Jukil Community Experience & Lodge Transport: 4x4
Day 22
Salar de Uyuni
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 22 Salar de Uyuni: Continue to discover the Uyuni Salt Flats on a 4x4 excursion. Included Activities: Salt Flats Excursion
Day 23
Salar de Uyuni/Uyuni
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 23 Salar de Uyuni/Uyuni: Enjoy a final day of exploring the Uyuni Salt Flats before boarding an overnight bus back to La Paz . Included Activities: Salt Flats Excursion Transport: Local bus
Day 24
La Paz, Bolivia
None Breakfast
Day 24 La Paz: Spend the day exploring and shopping in the many markets of the city -- it is an especially good place to buy textiles and leatherwork. Visit the Witches' Market or take one of the several optional excursions available.
Day 25
La Paz, Bolivia
None Breakfast
Day 25 La Paz: Depart at any time.

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From the sands of Ipanema to the heights of the Bolivian Andes, this incredible 25-day journey will introduce you to the diverse landscape and people of South America. Explore the wetlands of the Pantanal, the bizarre landscape of Uyuni Salt Flats and revel in the mists of thundering Iguassu Falls. Gain greater insight into the culture on the region’s public buses and meet locals from the rural towns along the way for an immersive experience that few travellers get to know. Get off the beaten...

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