Atlantic to the Andes Experience

Resort: Atlantic to the Andes Experience
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Brazil
Price From: £2111.20

Over View

Dense rainforests, the towering peaks of the Andes, the seemingly endless and reflective salt flats when we say the range of scenery on this 25-day tour is dizzying were not embellishing. Begin in Rio de Janeiro and head west where Iguassu Falls and an array of active activities you can do on your own during free time. Discover the wildlife of the Pantanal wetlands and climb aboard some local buses to see how to get from point A to B South American style. Its not just where you stop that matters, its how many life-changing moments youll have along the way.

Itineraries

Day 1
Rio de Janeiro

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
Rio de Janeiro

In the morning, explore the favela with a local resident on a G Adventures-supported tour to watch a drumming demonstration, get a Capoeira lesson, and sample craft beers with a new perspective of the city. Enjoy a free afternoon to discover all that Rio has to offer.

Day 3
Rio de JaneiroIlha Grande

Take a bus and ferry to Ilha Grande. Enjoy free time to explore this picturesque, laid-back island, opt to go on a hike to a nearby swimming hole or explore the many beaches.

Day 4
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 5
Ilha GrandeParaty

Travel up the coast to Paraty and wander the cobblestoned streets of this beautiful colonial town.

Day 6
Paraty

Enjoy a free day to explore Paraty. Optional activities include a Caipirinha boat trip, kayaking and horseback riding.

Day 7
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 8
ParatyIguau Falls

Take a flight to the famous Iguassu Falls. Skip the 19 hour journey by land and hop a flight to Iguassu from So Paulo.
Visit the Brazilian side of the falls to get the best panoramic view.

Day 9
Iguau Falls

Experience Iguassu in Argentina by exploring trails and catwalks. Opt to take a boat tour to view the falls from below.

Day 10
Iguau FallsBonito

Embark on the long travel journey to Bonito.

Day 11
Bonito

Spend time in Bonito with optional activities available like snorkelling in the rivers or exploring the nearby caves and waterfalls.

Day 12
BonitoPantanal

Journey into the Pantanal, a perfect place to experience the wildlife of Brazil. Enjoy a 2-day excursion into the wetlands with a local guide.

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.

Day 14
PantanalSanta Cruz de la Sierra

Leave the Pantanal and head for the border. Board an overnight bus to Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

Day 15
Santa Cruz de la SierraSucre

Hop on a flight to Bolivia’s colonial gem, Sucre. Enjoy a few days in the city to recover from the journey from Brazil, opt to go hiking or take it easy.

Day 16
Sucre

Spend a few days exploring all that Sucre has to offer.

Day 17
Sucre

Enjoy free time to explore all that Sucre has to offer.

Day 18
Sucre

Enjoy free time to explore all that Sucre has to offer.

Day 19
SucrePotos

Journey from Sucre to Potos. Spend the afternoon exploring the city.

Day 20
PotosUyuni

Head south to Uyuni, the starting point for the salt flats excursion.

Day 21
UyuniSalt Flats

Enjoy a 3-day 4×4 excursion to the Salar de Uyuni and surrounding desert altiplano, with spectacular scenery.

Day 22
Salt Flats

Continue to discover the Salar de Uyuni on a 4×4 excursion. Last stop for the evening is a G Adventures-supported community lodge in a traditional agricultural village in the heart of a desert oasis.

Day 23
Salt FlatsUyuni

Enjoy a final day of exploring the Salar de Uyuni before boarding an overnight bus back to La Paz .

Day 24
La Paz

Enjoy a free day in the capital, walk along the winding streets, shop in the markets and enjoy the nightlife. For the thrill seekers opt to bike the famous death road.

Day 25
La Paz

Depart at any time.

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