Overland Between Antigua And Sal... (CGD)

Overview

between Antigua and Salvador Da Bahia

Latin America is an amazing region, encompassing both Central and South America. The two areas fit together; their history, geography, cultures and landscapes are joined and so it is so good to visit both together. Travelling from Guatemala across Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama is an amazing journey but add in the route to Rio and the Brazilian Coast and you have an amazing trip.

 

FactfileTour Code: CGD

  • Vehicle:

    Dragoman overland vehicle, boats, local bus, plane

  • Accommodation:

    A mix of small hotels, hostels, homestays, campsites and wildcamps.

  • Route: Antigua to Salvador Da Bahia
  • Crew:

    2 Dragoman crew and local guides where necessary.

  • Extras: Pre and post trip accommodation and transfers

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Whats Included?

Optional Activities

Argentina

  • Time to explore the colonial city of Salta and local area

  • Travel through the wine region of Cafayate

  • Spend 3 unique days at an Anglo-Argentinian estancia to experience the gaucho way of living

  • Spend time in colonial Cordoba, Argentina's second-largest city

  • Explore cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, the coolest city in South America

  • Explore cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, the coolest city in South America

  • Visit the Jesuit ruins at San Ignacio de Mini

Bolivia

  • Take a boat to Lake Titicaca's Isla del Sol

  • Stay in the pretty lakeside colonial town of Copacabana

  • Free time to explore the vibrant city of La Paz

  • Free time to explore the vibrant city of La Paz

  • Overnight stay in the Andean community of Livichuco.

  • Take jeeps out onto the dazzling Uyuni Salt Flats

  • Exploration of Bolivia’s high Altiplano, Laguna Colorado and Verde

Brazil

  • 2 full days to discover the unbelievable Iguazu Falls

  • 2 full days to enjoy Bonito, Brazil's ecotourism capital

  • 2 night wildlife safari into the Pantanal

  • 3 days on Brazil's Emerald Coast

  • Boat Trip Out To Islands And Beaches

  • Discover the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro

  • Explore the colonial town of Petropolis

  • Time to explore unique colonial Ouro Preto and its architectural heritage

  • Overland to the futuristic city of Brasilia

  • Full day guided tour of Brasilia

  • Guided tour of the national park

  • Visit the Kalunga community in Cavalcante

  • Visit the enormous cave system at Terra Ronca

  • Enjoy a 2 night stay on a working farm with opportunities for piranha fishing, horse riding and other activities.

  • 2 full days in Chapada de Diamantina National Park

  • Explore the cobbled streets of historic Salvador and relax on the Atlantic beaches

Chile

  • Explore the dramatic landscape of the Moon Valley

  • Descend from Altiplano to San Pedro de Atacama

Colombia

  • 2 nights in vibrant Cartagena

  • Explore Cartagena on a guided walking tour

  • Take a boat trip out to the spectacular San Bernardo islands for the day

  • 2 Nights to explore the vibrant city of Medellin

  • Cilmb the 644 steps to the top of El Peñón de Guatapé for spectactular views.

  • Enjoy a night of traditional live Colombian music

  • Explore Manizales on a city tour

  • Explore a working Colombian coffee plantation

  • Stay On A Coffee Plantation Near Manizales

  • Visit The Thermal Baths At Los Nevados National Park

  • Explore the beautiful Los Nevados National Park

  • Overnight in the beautiful old town of Popayan

  • Visit the jaw dropping Santuario La Lajas on the outskirts of Ipiales

Costa Rica

  • 2 nights around Volcano Arenal

  • Visit the Cloud Forest Reserve of Monteverde

  • Overnight in Costa Rica's capital, San Jose with free time to explore.

  • 2 nights in Manuel Antonio National Park

Ecuador

  • Overnight stay in the market town of Otavalo

  • Visit the equator at Mitad del Mundo

  • Overnight stay in historic Quito

  • Overnight stay in historic Quito

  • 3 days exploring the Ecuadorian rainforest at a Kichwa community run project

  • 2 or 3 nights camping at the stunning Rio Verde

  • Overland around the stunning Quilotoa Loop

  • Trek from Quilotoa to Chugchilan

  • Overnight in colonial Cuenca

El Salvador

  • Explore El Impossible National Park

  • Visit Cerro Verde National Park

  • Free time to explore the wonderful town of Suchitoto

Guatemala

  • Explore the beautiful town of Antigua

Honduras

  • Enjoy a guided tour of the ruins at Copan

  • 3 nights stay on Roatan Island in crystal clear Caribbean waters

Nicaragua

  • Visit the charming colonial city of Leon

  • Visit the volcano at Masaya National Park

  • Free time to explore the colonial city of Granada

  • 2 nights on Ometepe Island

Panama

  • Visit the Panama Canal

  • Spend the night in Panama City, the country's capital.

Peru

  • 2 nights stay at Punta Sal on the Pacific coast

  • Visit to the Lord of Sipan Museum

  • Guided tour of Moche Pyramids and the Chimu city of Chan Chan

  • 3 nights in the spectacular mountain scenery of Huaraz

  • Overnight stay in colonial Lima

  • Overnight stay in colonial Lima

  • Boat trip to see the seals & seabirds on the Ballestas Isles

  • Visit to the Nazca Lines and Chauchilla Cemetery

  • 2 night stay in the beautiful white city of Arequipa

  • 2 night stay and guided trip to see Colca Canyon and condors

  • Quechua Indian homestay and community crafts project

  • Guided visit to the Raqchi ruins

  • 7 nights in and around Cuzco and the Urubamba Valley

  • EITHER

    Hike unspoilt Inca Trails and visit Quechua communities in remote stunning Andes scenery away from tourist treks on our exclusive Inca Trails Community Trek

    OR

    Trek the Classic Inca Trail up the Royal Inca Road

    IF YOU WISH TO BOOK THE CLASSIC INCA TRAIL THIS MUST BE ADVISED AT TIME OF BOOKING OTHERWISE YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE PUT ON OUR COMMUNITY TREK.

  • Tour of the Sacred Valley, Sacsayhuaman and Ollantaytambo

  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu

  • Train back from Machu Picchu to Cuzco

  • 7 nights in and around Cuzco and the Urubamba Valley

  • Tour of the Sacred Valley, Sacsayhuaman and Ollantaytambo

  • EITHER

    Hike unspoilt Inca Trails and visit Quechua communities in remote stunning Andes scenery away from tourist treks on our exclusive Inca Trails Community Trek

    OR

    Trek the Classic Inca Trail up the Royal Inca Road

    IF YOU WISH TO BOOK THE CLASSIC INCA TRAIL THIS MUST BE ADVISED AT TIME OF BOOKING OTHERWISE YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE PUT ON OUR COMMUNITY TREK.

  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu

  • Train back from Machu Picchu to Cuzco

  • Visit to the pre-Inca Sillustani Ruins near Puno

  • Boat trip to the floating islands on Lake Titicaca

  • Pacaya Volcano Walk from Antigua

  • Go diving or snorkelling off the coast of Roatan Island

  • Explore Roatan island by bicycle

  • Rent sea Kayaks and explore the Caribbean waters surrounding Roatan island

  • If the season is correct it may be possible to see turtles on the nearby beach of Playa La Flor

  • Visit the market at Masaya

  • Climb the Madera volcano on Ometepe Island

  • Visit the thermal pools around the Arenal volcano

  • Kayaking and rafting around La Fortuna

  • Mountain biking around Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

  • Travel above the Cloud Forest of Monteverde on a zip line

  • Horse riding near Manuel Antonio National Park

  • Relax on the beach at in Manuel Antonio National Park

  • Visit the mudbaths at the Totumo Volcano

  • Visit the historic Castillo San Fellipe

  • Go Diving Or Snorkelling Out To the Islas Del Rosario

  • Day trip to Santa Fe de Antioquia

  • Visit the Catedral Metropolitana in Medellin

  • Visit Medellin's beautiful Palacio de la Cultura Rafael Uribe Uribe

  • Relax and unwind on a stroll though the Medellin's gorgeous Botanical Gardens.

  • Waterfall treks around Guatapé

  • Horseriding around Guatapé

  • Hire kayaks to explore the lakes around Guatapé

  • Rent mountain bikes to explore Guatapé

  • Enjoy Colombia’s best nightlife in Cali

  • Learn to Salsa like a local

  • Explore Cali in the evening on a chiva bus

  • Visit Cali Zoo, probably the best in South America.

  • Get wet at Cali's Water park!

  • Visit Museo Arqueológico la Merced, Cali's best museum.

  • Visit the Museo del Oro in Cali, with it's wonderful gold collection.

  • Village Tour Of Otavalo

  • Take a trip on El Telerifiqo, the world's second highest cable car

  • Visit the Museo De La Cuidad

  • Take a trip on El Telerifiqo, the world's second highest cable car

  • Visit the Museo De La Cuidad

  • Explore the beautiful hills surrounding Banos with an abundance of activities on offer

  • Half day rafting at Banos, including lunch

  • Half day canyoning at Banos

  • Hire kayaks on Lake Quilotoa

  • Go Mountain Biking around Chugchilan

  • Try horse riding, fishing, salsa and surfing at Punta Sal

  • Trek, bike or ride in the the stunning Cordillera Blanca

  • Visit the Gold Museum & Catacombs of Lima

  • Visit the Gold Museum & Catacombs of Lima

  • Visit the Gold Museum & Catacombs of Lima

  • Dune buggying or boarding in the spectacular sand dunes of Peru Desert

  • Fly over the Nazca lines

  • Guided tour of Arequipa's Santa Catalina convent

  • Visit the thermal springs in Chivay

  • Climb up Huayna Picchu (the mountain overlooking Machu Picchu).

    Please note the climb up Huayna Picchu must be booked in advance and either requested through Dragoman or through your tour leader. If you wish to do this in conjunction with the Classic inca Trail the cost charged by the Peruvian authorities is currently $55.

  • White-water rafting and mountain biking in the Cuzco region

  • Climb up Huayna Picchu (the mountain overlooking Machu Picchu).

    Please note the climb up Huayna Picchu must be booked in advance and either requested through Dragoman or through your tour leader. If you wish to do this in conjunction with the Classic inca Trail the cost charged by the Peruvian authorities is currently $55.

  • White-water rafting and mountain biking in the Cuzco region

  • Downhill "gravity assisted" mountain biking from La Paz to Coroico

  • Guided tour to explore Tiahuanacu Inca Ruins

  • Downhill "gravity assisted" mountain biking from La Paz to Coroico

  • Guided tour to explore Tiahuanacu Inca Ruins

  • Head down into the tunnels of the Potosi silver mine

  • Visit the famous Casa de la Moneda museum in Potosi.

  • Observe the night skies at a Chilean observatory

  • Get the adrenaline pumping with some white water rafting in Salta

  • Discover the bodegas and stock up on wine in Cafayate

  • Visit the Quilmes ruins

  • Visit the National Jesuit Museum

  • Visit the Emilio Caraffa museum

  • Practice your dance steps in the birthplace of Tango

  • Head over to Montevideo, Uruguay's capital, for the day

  • Watch a football game at La Bombonera

  • Enjoy a free city tour of Buenos Aires

  • Practice your dance steps in the birthplace of Tango

  • Watch a football game at La Bombonera

  • Enjoy a free city tour of Buenos Aires

  • Boat trips, forest hikes and helicopter over Iguazu Falls

  • Caving, rafting and snorkeling in the waters of Bonito

  • Time for optional adventure activities at Brotas

  • Horseriding or mountain biking around Paraty

  • Take a cable car up Sugarloaf mountain in Rio

  • Visit the world famous statue Christ the Redeemer

  • Take a cable car up Sugarloaf mountain in Rio

  • Visit the world famous statue Christ the Redeemer

  • Head underground into the gold mines of Ouro Preto

  • 2 Full Days To Explore Chapada Dos Veadeiros National Park

  • Abseiling or Canyoning in Chapada dos Veadeiros national park

  • Treks of 1 or 2 days in Chapada da Diamantina national park

  • Watch a candomblé ceremony in Salvador

  • Visit the famous Church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim in Salvador

  • Visit the Forte Santo Antonioa da Barra, Brazil's oldest lighthouse, for panoramic views of the city.

  • Visit a Capoeira school and watch the artistic fighting!

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