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Buenos Aires, Brazil & the Guyanas Boa Vista - Buenos Aires

Trip Overview

This 75 day overland tour journeys from Boa Vista to Buenos Aires through Argentina, Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
75 DAYS THROUGH Argentina, Brazil (+ 3 more countries)
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DURATION:
75 days
TRANSPORT:
Overland expedition vehicle, 4x4, Private bus, Public bus, Minibus, Boat, Overnight boat, Canoe
CREW:
2 Dragoman crew, Local guides where necessary
ACCOM:
35%
65%
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TRIP CODE:
LBNV
DEPOSIT:
$700 USD

Highlights

  Boat trips, forest hikes and helicopter rides over Iguazu Falls

  3 nights to enjoy the crystal clear waters and caves around Bonito

  2 night ranch visit and wildlife safari into the Pantanal

  Hike in the stunning Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park

  Enjoy a swim in the lagoons of the National park

  Amazon River Crossing, sleeping in hammocks

  Half day walking tour of Cayenne, capital of French Guiana

  Tour to the International Space Station

  Explore deep into Suriname jungle

  Go deep into the rain forest for a canopy walk

  Sleep overnight in a hammock in eco village camp

  Sector 11 ticket for the Sambadrome

  Visit to Corcovado

  Visit to Sugarloaf Mountain

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Itinerary

Day 1 - Boa Vista ( 29th Sep 2020 )

Welcome to Boa Vista! today there is an important meeting at 18:00, please meet in the Hotel Reception.  The rest of the day is yours to enjoy Boa Vista.

Border Information - If joining the trip in Boa Vista, you will fly into Boa Vista-Atlas Brasil Cantanhede International Airport (BVB)

In Boa Vista we stay in a comfortable hotel.

Day 2-3 - Rupununi ( 30th Sep 2020 to 1st Oct 2020 )

Today we will start out early and head into Guyana, to the open Savannah region, where we will stay in a well equipped camp site and have an opportunity to take part in some optional activities, such as horse riding, hiking and canoeing. 

Approximate drive time - 245km / 5hrs

Daily Activities

Included Activities

We will spend two days in the Rupununi Savannah area of Guyana; here we can have a village tour, take a wildlife walk, experience the forest after dark.  We have the option of climbing a nearby mountain or taking a canoe trip. 

Included in Kitty
Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Head out for a guided hike

USD 10
Day 4 - Iwokrama Forest ( 2nd Oct 2020 )

We will have a short drive into the heart of the Iwokrama Forest, a protected area of pristine rainforest.  Along the way we will visit a local village.  Keep your eyes peeled for any wildlife you may see from the road side such as red howler monkeys and toucans.  This evening we will have time to walk in the canopy of the forest.

Tonight we will camp with facilities.

Approximate drive time - 80km / 2hrs

Daily Activities

Included Activities

We will stay in the heart of the Iwokrama Forest at a jungle lodge where we have time to explore the rainforest and observe the wildlife and birdlife.

Included in Kitty
Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Take an evening trip on the river to spot Caiman

USD 30
Day 5 - Iwokrama Forest ( 3rd Oct 2020 )

We will spend the day enjoying the peace and tranquility of the rainforest,  we have time to explore and search out the amazing wildlife that lives in this area.

Later in the day we will cross the Essequibo river, and move our camp further north.

Tonight we will camp with facilities

Drive Time: 1-2 hours

Daily Activities

Included Activities

Iwokrama Canopy Walkway offers a unique experience in the region and envelopes you in the jungle’s mid-level canopy through a series of suspension bridges and decks from heights of up to 30 metres (98 ft.).

Included in Kitty
Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Go in search of wildlife and the illusive Jaguar on an evening drive along the Iwokrama Rainforest passage.

USD 65

Take a nature trail with a local guide into the forest

USD 17

During low water season take a boat trip along the river to find the ancient Petroglyphs, estimated to be over 600 years old

USD 15-20
Day 6 - Georgetown ( 4th Oct 2020 )

Today is a big drive along the wonderfully undeveloped main road from the forest to Georgetown! The journey is primarily on a bumpy dirt road, which we will share with commuter minibuses and trucks, all winding their way through the rainforest. From the town of Linden, the tarmac starts and it's smooth driving for the final 120km to Georgetown! Be sure to keep a look out for wildlife, Jaguars have been known to cross the road right in front of the buses!

Driving Distance - 400km / 12hours

In Georgetown we will stay in a centrally located, locally run hostel, with shared bathrooms in a combination of twin and dorm rooms.

Day 7 - Georgetown ( 5th Oct 2020 )

Take a morning tour of the city, explore the old canals and great sea wall, visit incredible wooden cathedrals, the huge market and try to spot manatees swimming in the lake of the national park. Georgetown is a busy place and feels happily free from mass tourism.  Be sure to take your camera!

Daily Activities

Included Activities

Enjoy a city tour of historic Georgetown

Included in Kitty
Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Take a half day trip by light aircraft to the awesome Kaieteur Falls.

USD 195
Day 8 - Georgetown ( 6th Oct 2020 )

Today we have a free day in the city.

Perhaps one of the greatest highlights of Guyana is the spectacularly remote and impressive Kaieteur Falls, one of the tallest single drop waterfalls in the world, and reachable only by light aircraft.  Take a half day flight to the falls and then enjoy a walking tour to the Falls and search for the tiny golden rocket frogs, hiding in the tank bromeliads leaves, as well as an impressive variety of butterflies, you may also be lucky enough to spot the bright orange Guyana Cock of the Rocks. 

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Take a full day trip to the Arrowpoint Nature Resort

USD 110
Day 9 - Bigi Pan ( 7th Oct 2020 )

Today we will leave the bright lights of Georgetown behind us and cross the border into Suriname.  We will follow the coastal road and then cross the river on a ferry.  On arrival in Suriname we will head to the Bigi Pan, designated an 'Important Bord Area' of Suriname and famous for it's spectacular shore birds and in particular the Red Ibis.

We will spend the night in comfortable accommodation in twin rooms and meals included.

Estimated Drive Time: 7hrs

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Take a sunset boat trip in search of dolphins, tour includes snacks and drinks.

EUR 27.50
Day 10-11 - Paramaribo ( 8th Oct 2020 to 9th Oct 2020 )

Today we will have some free time at the Pan in the morning and after lunch we will head to the lively capital of Suriname!

Estimated Drive Time: 4-5hrs

On Day 11 we have a full day to explore Paramaribo's historic inner city and the Commewijne area.  You can explore the historic centre on foot, visit Fort Zeelandia and the Suriname museum, and enjoy the fantastic architecture of Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral, one of the largest wooden buildings in the western hemisphere, or hire a bike and take a boat across the river to cycle the peaceful Commewijne Plantation Loop and visit the star shaped fort at Neiu Amsterdam.  There are plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from.

In Paramaribo we will stay in a comfortable Hostel

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Visit the partly renovated plantation Peperpot and take a walk in the nature park

EUR 39

Take a tour to explore the historical timeline of Suriname and its bitter-sweet sugar past.

 

EUR 65
Day 12-13 - Upper Suriname Area ( 10th Oct 2020 to 11th Oct 2020 )

This morning we leave the truck behind and set off for an unforgettable adventure into the interior of Suriname. We will travel by minibus for approximately 190km to the port at Atjoni, we then hop on a boat for a 1hr trip along the Suriname river, deep into the rainforest where we will stay for two nights on our own private island!

Be sure to pack light for this excursion, as we can only take a small bag each with us.

During our stay we can visit local villages, walk around the island in the hope of meeting some of its furry inhabitants and learn about the medicinal plants, try to spot Caiman on a night time canoe trip, take a dip in the river at the Ferullasi rapids - a natural jacuzzi, relax on the island by the pool, spot the kingfishers on the banks of the river and enjoy the tranquillity of the Amazon Rainforest.

We will stay in comfortable cabins and enjoy our own pool.  All meals are provided during our visit, though you will need a small amount of money for drinks and tips for our local guide.

Daily Activities

Included Activities

Spend 2 nights / 3 days on an all inclusive island retreat in the Suriname River, surrounded by dense rainforest, birdlife and opportunities to visit local communities.

Included in Kitty
Day 14-15 - Paramaribo ( 12th Oct 2020 to 13th Oct 2020 )

This morning is free for you to enjoy how you wish, walk, swim or relax and after lunch we will transfer back to Paramaribo.

On Day 15, we have one more day for exploration.  Today is yours to spend as you wish; take a boat trip to Jordensavanne, take part in a Moengo Cultural experience, go walking in the Peperpot Nature reserve or Brownsberg Nature Park, learn the art of Surinamese cookery, or take part in one of the many day tours available.

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

An evening tour to visit the Sea Turtles in their natural habitat.

 

EUR 75

Take a boat trip to the ruins of Jodensavanne with its influential history

EUR 85
Day 16 - Saint Laurent du Maroni ( 14th Oct 2020 )

Today we say goodbye to Suriname and drive to the border, we will take the ferry across the Maroni River to Saint Lauren du Maroni in French Guiana.

Border Information: Exit Suriname at Albina, Enter French Guiana at Saint Laurent du Maroni

Estimated Drive Time: 4hrs

Day 17 - Plage les Hattes, Saint Laurent du Maroni ( 15th Oct 2020 )

Today we have a free morning to explore the border town of Saint Laurent du Maroni, located on the Maroni River, with its interesting and dark history as an arrival point for prisoners during the 19th Century.

During Turtle Season (March to August) in the afternoon we will drive to the northern beach of Plage les Hattes, in the hope of spotting the Olive Ridley and Leaderback turtles.  In the off season we can opt to spend an extra day in Saint Laurent du Maroni.

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

This river tour will take you to the “Ile Portal” river island, the Amerindian village of Biguiston and its polishing stones and finally to the Wacapou creek.

EUR 40
Day 18 - Kourou ( 16th Oct 2020 )

Today we will head out to the town of Kourou; the site of the European Space station and the starting point for boat trips around the former penal colony on Devil’s Island, one of the infamous Iles du Salut, off the coast of French Guiana. The ordeal of Frenchman Henri Charriere, who spent 12 years here, would later inspire the book Papillon

Approximate driving time - 190km / 3hrs

We will camp tonight with facilities

Daily Activities

Included Activities

Visit the international Spaceport in Kourou

Included in Kitty
Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Take a boat trip to the Iles du Salut, the Devils islands; explore the old church, school and hospital of Ilhe Royale, photograph the native wildlife and even take a dip in the convicts swimming pool!

EUR 50
Day 19 - Cayenne ( 17th Oct 2020 )

Today we will visit the European Space Centre near Kourou, en route to the capital city of Cayenne.

Approximate drive time - 1hrs/100km 

We will stay in a local guesthouse

 

Daily Activities

Included Activities

Visit the international Spaceport in Kourou

Included in Kitty
Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Take a boat trip to the Iles du Salut, the Devils islands; explore the old church, school and hospital of Ilhe Royale, photograph the native wildlife and even take a dip in the convicts swimming pool!

EUR 50
Day 20 - Cayenne ( 18th Oct 2020 )

Today we have a half day city tour, followed by a free afternoon to enjoy the city, perhaps take a boat trip to the former penal colony on Devil’s Island, one of the infamous Iles du Salut, off the coast of French Guiana. The ordeal of Frenchman Henri Charriere, who spent 12 years here, would later inspire the book Papillon.

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Take a 2-hour kayaking trip to the Iles Dupont; sea islets positioned less than a half-mile off the beach of Cayenne’s Grand Hotel de Montabo. This site is perfect for the observation of sea turtles and dolphins.

EUR 29

Take an afternoon and evening trip in a pirogue (dugout canoe) up the Kaw River to view the lora and fauna of the marshes and in the evening go in search Caiman

EUR 55

Take a 3hr walking tour of Cayenne; climb up Cépénou hill to enjoy a panoramic view of the city; the visit will take you through numerous key spots of historical, cultural or natural interest.

Free
Day 21 - Cayenne ( 19th Oct 2020 )

Today is the final day of the trip and there is no accommodation provided this evening.

Border Information - If leaving the trip at Cayenne, you will fly from Cayenne Félix Eboué International Airport (CAY)

 

Day 22-24 - Macapa ( 20th Oct 2020 to 22nd Oct 2020 )

This morning we will depart Cayenne and begin our adventure across the furthest northern section of Brazil.  This section of the trip requires some flexibility due to the departure timings of the Passenger boat and Truck Ferry, as well as the road conditions and weather. We will travel 780km in total over the next couple of days, staying in a basic hotel en route to the port in Macapa. 

 

Day 25 - Sao Luis ( 23rd Oct 2020 )

Sao Luis is full is interesting museums, the historic centre houses beautiful, pastel coloured colonial mansions.  You can take a boat trip to the more laid back town of Alcântara, you may spot the Scarlet ibis, or guarás on your way.

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Set within an impressive mansion, are exhibits of Sao Luis festivals - Carnaval, Bumba, Meu Boi and Divino Espirito Santo

Free

Learn about Maranhoas indigenous cultures at the Centro Perquisa de Historia Natural

Free
Day 30 - Barreirinhas ( 28th Oct 2020 )

This morning we will drive to the town of Barreirinhas, our base for exploring the National Park.

In Barreirinhas we will stay in a local hotel

Approximate Driving Time - 250km / 4 hrs

Daily Activities

Included Activities

Take an overnight 4WD tour of the stunning Lençóis Maranhenses National Park

Included in Kitty
Day 31 - Lencois Maranhenses National Park, Barreirinhas ( 29th Oct 2020 )

Today we will head out in motor boats through the Preguica River, to the protected area of Pequenos Lencois, along the way we will visit a small fishing village, take a short walk to enjoy views of the dunes and the Preguicas River.

 

Day 32 - Lencois Maranhenses National Park, Barreirinhas ( 30th Oct 2020 )

Today we will take a trip to Grandes Lencçois, stopping off at some dunes and islands of the famous Parnaiba Delta. Seen from the sky, the meeting point of the Rio Parnaiba and the Atlantic Ocean looks like a giant puzzle, made up of 85 tiny islands. 

In the afternoon we will travel back to our pousada in Barreirinhas.

Daily Activities

Included Activities

Visit the stunning Lençóis Maranhenses National Park

Included in Kitty
Day 33 - Jericoacoara ( 31st Oct 2020 )

Today we drive to the laid back beach town of Jericoacoara, or 'Jeri' as it's affectionately known. Access to Jericoacoara is only by 4WD through unpaved tracks through the dunes, making it a wonderfully hard to reach place.  

We will stay in a local Pousada

Approximate Drive Time - 466km / 9hrs

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Treat yourself to a relaxing massage during your time away from the truck

BRL 150

Try a 90minute Capoeira class

BRL 35
Day 34 - Jericoacoara ( 1st Nov 2020 )

Jericoacoara is a magical place to spend some time; wander the sandy lanes, enjoy the sunset with a caipirinha on the dunes whilst the locals practise their Capoeira, head out on a quad bike adventure to remote lagoons where you can take a dip, laze in a hammock and enjoy a seafood lunch. Jeri is also one of the prime spots for surfing, windsurfing and kite surfing! 

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Visit the beautiful Lagoa Paraiso

USD 30

Take out quad bikes to visit the area around Jericoacoara

USD 65

Learn to kitesurf in Jericoacoara

USD 160

Enjoy the waves and rent a surf board

BRL 25-60
Day 35 - Canoa Quebrada ( 2nd Nov 2020 )

Drive day to the pretty seaside town of Canoa Quebrada.

In Canoa Quebrada we will stay in a local Pousada

Approximate Drive Time – 450km / 8hrs

Day 36 - Canoa Quebrada ( 3rd Nov 2020 )

Huge pinkish sand dunes dominate the area of Canoa Quebrada, it's a fantastic spot to kick back and relax or for the more energetic, take an evening horseback ride along the beach or head out on a beach buggy. There's a laid back small town to explore too with lots of great cafes and bars.

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Take a 4hr Beach buggy trip to Ponta Grossa

BRL 100-350

Take an evening horseback ride on the beach

BRL 100
Day 37 - Olinda ( 4th Nov 2020 )

We have a full day drive to the stunning colonial gem of Olinda, considered one of Brazil’s most important historic sites. 

Approximate Driving Time – 629km / 10hrs

In Olinda we will stay in a local Pousada

Day 38 - Olinda ( 5th Nov 2020 )

Explore the beautiful town of Olinda, once known as 'small Lisbon' and the richest town in Brazil.  Enjoy wandering the cobblestone streets, check out some of the exquisite churches and definitely make time for lunch at Alto de Se, to enjoy the views!

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Take part in a Capoeira class

BRL 30

Visit the imposing 16th Century Igreja da Se, located at Alto da Se (Cathedral Heights)

Free
Day 39 - Aracaju ( 6th Nov 2020 )

Today we head south along the coast, into the state of Bahia and to the town of Aracaju, where we can chill out in one of the town's seafront eateries, listen to some traditional forró music and enjoy the fresh crabs that the town is known for. 

Approximate Driving time – 510km / 8hrs

We will spend the night in a local Pousada

Daily Activities

Included Activities

Visit the Tamar Turtle Conservation Project

Included in Kitty
Day 40 - Salvador Da Bahia, Pirambu ( 7th Nov 2020 )

This morning we will continue our journey south to Salvador, along the way we will make a stop at the Projeto Tamar - a research station involved in the protection of Brazil's five species of turtle, spanning 1000km in 9 of Brazil's states. The best time to visit is September to March when the spawning occurs.

Approximate Driving time – 325km / 8hrs

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Watch a candomblé ceremony in Salvador

USD 50

Visit the Tamar Turtle Conservation Project

Free
Day 41 - Salvador Da Bahia ( 8th Nov 2020 )

Today is the final day for passengers finishing their trip in Salvador.  Please note there is no accommodation included on the trip tonight – please contact your Sales Agent if you are interested in booking an extra night of accommodation or if you would like to join the journey south to Rio de Janeiro.

Border Information: if you are finishing your trip in Salvador, you will most likely exit Brazil at Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (IATA code: SSA)

Day 42 - Salvador Da Bahia ( 9th Nov 2020 )

Welcome to Salvador! Today there is an important group meeting at 18:00hrs please meet at the Hotel reception.  The rest of the day is yours to enjoy Salvador.

Border information: If you are joining your trip in Salvador, enter Brazil at Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (IATA: SSA)

We stay just by the old centre of Pelourinho in a lovely hotel.

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Watch a candomblé ceremony in Salvador

USD 50
Day 43 - Salvador Da Bahia ( 10th Nov 2020 )

Explore the energetic and vibrant city of Salvador, known around the world for its Carnival festivities. Salvador is home to over 300 churches, the historic centre is recognised by UNESCO and full of interesting architecture, brightly coloured buildings and cobblestone streets. It's an excellent place to witness the African culture in music and dance and enjoy some delicious street food.

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

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

USD 10

Watch the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira, combining elements of dance, acrobatics and music.

BRL 35
Day 44 - Itacare ( 11th Nov 2020 )

We head south the beautiful beach town of Itacare, with its stunning Atlantic rainforest, laid back eco-friendly cafes and bars, and the opportunity to surf, relax and explore. This is our last view of the ocean before we head inland for the National Parks!

Approximate Driving Time - 7hours / 250km

Tonight we will camp in a Campsite with facilities

Day 45 - Itacare ( 12th Nov 2020 )

Today we have a free day to explore the area, enjoy the beach, take part in some of the many adventure activities available here, or visit the stunning Peninsula de Marau, stopping off at Praia Taipus de Fora and Lagoa Azul.

We will camp this evening at a campsite with facilities.

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Take part in a range of adventure activities from horses riding, rafting, canyoning, mountain biking, kayaking and even off road adventures

USD 50-100

Head to the southern beaches for some surfing or chill out on the beach and relax

Free

Take a day trip to explore the Peninsula de Marau, with it's gorgeous beaches, Camambu bay's nature reserve and relaxed viallges.

USD 75
Day 46 - Lencois ( 13th Nov 2020 )

Today we head to the fantastic town of Lencois, the gateway to Chapada da Diamantina National Park. We camp in Lencois giving you the opportunity to enjoy a variety of treks into the stunning scenery of the national park.

Approximate Driving Time - 9hrs / 515km

Day 47-48 - Chapada Da Diamantina National Park, Lencois ( 14th Nov 2020 to 15th Nov 2020 )

We have two full days to enjoy the Chapada Diamantina National Park; this is a real adventurer’s paradise.  It's possible to go hiking, stopping along the way for a dip in the river by waterfalls and rapids, go horse riding, kayaking or maybe mountain biking. There are even cave systems to explore. The Chapada is full of towering rock formations and vast plains, making it perfect for landscape photography.

We will spend the night in a camp site with facilities.

Daily Activities

Included Activities

Head into the beautiful Chapada Diamantina National Park

Included in Kitty
Day 49-50 - Alto Paraiso, Chapada Dos Veadeiros National Park ( 16th Nov 2020 to 17th Nov 2020 )

Over the next two days we will travel overland across the central Brazilian countryside, towards the town of Alto Paraiso and the stunning Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, bush camping en route. 

On Day 8 we will aim to travel approximately 500km / 9hrs and find a nice bush camp along the way.

On Day 9 we will aim to travel 400km / 8hrs, we stay in an eco-tourism campsite in the laid back town of Alto Paraiso.

Day 51-52 - Alto Paraiso, Chapada Dos Veadeiros National Park ( 18th Nov 2020 to 19th Nov 2020 )

We have two full days to explore the National Park. The Chapada dos Veadeiros is one of Brazil's hidden gems, one of the oldest and most beautiful tropical ecosystems in South America and home to incredible waterfalls, rock formations, caves and grottoes.  

This morning we will have an included visit to the Vale da Lua or the Valley of the Moon, so called due to the rock formations giving it an appearance similar to the moon.

This area is perfect for hiking, horse and bike riding and of course swimming in natural pools and soaking up the parks atmosphere. It is said that due to the high amount of quartz in the ground, that this Chapada is glows from space!

We will camp in a well equipped camp site.

Day 53 - Brasília ( 20th Nov 2020 )

Today we arrive in the futuristic capital of Brasilia. We will enjoy a guided tour of this fascinating city, which was designed and built to be the Brazilian Government's headquarters in 1960.  The city is designed to resemble a plane, and is a UNESCO heritage site, housing some incredible, futuristic style Cathedrals and Monuments.

Approximate driving time – 150km / 3hrs

In Brasilia we will camp at a campsite with facilities

Daily Activities

Included Activities

Full day guided tour of Brasilia

Included in Kitty
Day 54 - Tres Marias ( 21st Nov 2020 )

We have a full day drive through the Brazilian countryside. We will find a nice spot and camp for the night near Tres Marias.

Approximate driving Time - 550km / 10hours

Day 55 - Ouro Preto ( 22nd Nov 2020 )

Today is a full day drive to the beautiful old colonial mining town of Ouro Preto where we will stay at a local Guesthouse. Ouro Preto is considered Brazil’s most important historic site.

Approximate Driving Time - 400km / 8hrs

In Ouro Preto we will stay in a local hostel

Day 56 - Ouro Preto ( 23rd Nov 2020 )

Today we will have a half day guided tour of Ouro Preto, well known for its colonial architecture and the first Brazilian town to be considered a UNESCO world heritage site.  In the afternoon enjoy some free time to explore the town, visit the museum or some of the stunning baroque churches.  There are some fantastic cafes and restaurants in Ouro Preto. Don't forget your camera today, Ouro Preto one of the most picturesque towns on our itinerary!

Daily Activities

Included Activities

Time to explore unique colonial Ouro Preto and its architectural heritage

Included in Kitty
Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Head underground into the gold mines of Ouro Preto

BRL 60

Learn all about the failed uprising against the Portuguese in 1789 at the Museum of the Inconfidencia, or visit the Mineralogy Museum to see some of the gems mined in the area

BRL 30

Visit the village of Congonhas near Ouro Preto and see the remarkable statues of the Twelve Prophets by Aleijadinho, an accomplished sculptor who worked depsite losing his hands to leprosy

Free
Day 57 - Rio De Janeiro ( 24th Nov 2020 )

Today is the end day for our passengers finishing their trip in Rio de Janeiro.  Please note there is no accommodation included on the trip tonight - please contact your Sales Agent if you wish to book extra accommodation to fully enjoy Rio.

Border information: If you are leaving in Rio, exit Brazil at Rio Galeão International Airport International (IATA code: GIG) Airport.

Day 58 - Rio De Janeiro ( 25th Nov 2020 )

Border information: if you are joining in Rio de Janeiro, you will most likely enter Brazil at Rio de Janeiro Galeão International Airport (IATA code: RIO/GIG).

Welcome to the iconic Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro! There will be an important group meeting at 6:00pm at the joining hotel - please look out at the hotel reception for a note from your leader with more details about this important meeting.

Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Rio de Janeiro before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Rio de Janeiro.

In Rio de Janeiro we will stay in a great hotel in the Flamengo district, close to the beach and the metro station.

Day 59-61 - Paraty ( 26th Nov 2020 to 28th Nov 2020 )

Today our journey begins with a short drive to the colonial town of Paraty on the Emerald Coast of the Atlantic!

Estimated Drive Time - 4-5 hours (please note that all drive times given here are the approximate number of hours that the truck will be in motion only, and does not include any time taken for coffee or lunch stops, border crossings, photo stops, activities en route, comfort breaks, shopping stops, toilet stops, etc. The times given are approximate estimates only and whilst given with the best of intentions, the drive times are heavily dependent on traffic, road conditions, weather, police roadblocks, and many other factors - flexibility is essential on any overland trip!).

On our first full day in Paraty, we will have an included boat trip around the incredible islands and beaches off the coast. 

On our second day, we will have free time to explore the town, take a historical tour, walk along the stunning scenery of the coastline, head out snorkelling or diving, or simply relax on the idyllic beaches.

In Paraty we will stay in dorm rooms in a well equipped hostel.

Daily Activities

Included Activities

Boat trip out to islands and beaches

Included in Kitty
Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Learn all about the fascinating history of Brazil and the Gold Trail, on an excellent walking tour of the old colonial town of Paraty

USD 35

Explore the ocean, islands, beaches, and mangroves of Atlantic coast in a more serene and tranquil fashion, on a sea kayaking expedition around the bay of Paraty

USD 40

Go for a scuba diving trip in the incredible oceans around Paraty

BRL 250

Enjoy some of the best and most scenic treks in the country, on the coastal trails, hils, and 'tropical fjords' near Paraty

USD 50

Try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding by hiring a board from one of the many vendors at the Jabaquara beach in Paraty

BRL 35
Day 62 - Brotas ( 29th Nov 2020 )

Today we will drive to the remote town of Brotas in southeastern Brazil.

In Brotas we will stay at a campsite with good facilities.

Estimated Drive Time - 9-10 hours.

Day 63 - Brotas ( 30th Nov 2020 )

Today we will have a free day to take part in adventure activities such as white water rafting and canyoning, or maybe just to relax by the pool.

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Head out white-water rafting on the fast moving waters of the Jacare River (approxmiately Grade 3-4)

BRL 150

Float down the Jacare on a fun tubing trip down the River Jacare near Brotas

BRL 100

Head out on a half-day canyoning trip through the gorges of the Jacare River near Brotas

BRL 270
Day 64 - Campo Grande ( 1st Dec 2020 )

Today we will start driving west towards the Southern Pantanal, and wild camp towards the end of the day somewhere close to the city of Campo Grande.

Estimated Drive Time - 8-10 hours.

Day 65-66 - Southern Pantanal ( 2nd Dec 2020 to 3rd Dec 2020 )

Today we have an early start to meet our guide in Campo Grande, and then drive on to Brazil's amazing Southern Pantanal region, where we have a visit a local eco-tourism ranch (or 'fazenda').

Estimated Drive Time - 5-6 hours.

We will spend 2 nights here and have a comprehensive package of included activities such as exploring the beautiful surrounding countryside on horseback, trips down the wildlife-abundant rivers in boats and canoes, and safaris on the ranch's trucks and on foot where we hope to spot capybaras, caimans, and (if we are very lucky) jaguars and ocelots. Our stay here is an incredible highlight!

In the Southern Pantanal we will stay in dorm accommodation in a well equipped lodge with all the meals and activities included.

Daily Activities

Included Activities

2 night wildlife safari into the Pantanal

Included in Kitty
Day 67 - Southern Pantanal, Bonito ( 4th Dec 2020 )

After our morning activities and one final lunch in our beautiful ranch, it is time to leave the Pantanal and drive to the Brazilian eco-tourism capital of Bonito.

In Bonito we will camp in the grounds of an excellent hostel with a pool and good facilities.

Estimated Drive Time - 3-4 hours.

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Caving, rafting and snorkeling in the waters of Bonito

BRL 30

Abseil down the Boca da Onça waterfall (meaning 'Jaguar's Mouth'), the largest waterfall in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul

BRL 499

Visit the stunning São Miguel Caves near Bonito

BRL 50

Visit the phenomenal Buraco das Araras, one of the world's largest sink-holes and a natural aviary of macaws and toucans

BRL 75

Hire a mountain bike in Bonito to freely explore the incredible countryside of Mato Grosso do Sul

USD 20

Go on a stunning sunset horse ride around the beautiful countryside around Bonito

BRL 80

Take a trek through the stunning areas surrounding Bonito, visiting some of the beautiful nearby waterfalls

BRL 50

Head on an unforgettable trip to Abismo Anhumas, an incredible day out where you abseil through a fissure into a collosal underground cavern, and snorkel in the lake at the bottom

BRL 760

Visit the ethereal and other-worldly Blue Lake Cave near Bonito, an underground lake with an incredibly vivid shade of blue

BRL 95

Take an incredible snorkelling trip through the crystal clear waters of the Rio da Prata, getting a phenomenal view of the fish and aquatic plants underwater

BRL 278
Day 68-69 - Bonito ( 5th Dec 2020 to 6th Dec 2020 )

We have two full days in Bonito to take part in the plethora of incredible optional activities here. You could go out on a world-class snorkelling trip, explore the nearby caves, or go abseiling down some of the largest waterfalls in the area, amongst many other possibilities!

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Caving, rafting and snorkeling in the waters of Bonito

BRL 30

Abseil down the Boca da Onça waterfall (meaning 'Jaguar's Mouth'), the largest waterfall in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul

BRL 499

Visit the stunning São Miguel Caves near Bonito

BRL 50

Visit the phenomenal Buraco das Araras, one of the world's largest sink-holes and a natural aviary of macaws and toucans

BRL 75

Hire a mountain bike in Bonito to freely explore the incredible countryside of Mato Grosso do Sul

USD 20

Go on a stunning sunset horse ride around the beautiful countryside around Bonito

BRL 80

Take a trek through the stunning areas surrounding Bonito, visiting some of the beautiful nearby waterfalls

BRL 50

Head on an unforgettable trip to Abismo Anhumas, an incredible day out where you abseil through a fissure into a collosal underground cavern, and snorkel in the lake at the bottom

BRL 760

Visit the ethereal and other-worldly Blue Lake Cave near Bonito, an underground lake with an incredibly vivid shade of blue

BRL 95

Take an incredible snorkelling trip through the crystal clear waters of the Rio da Prata, getting a phenomenal view of the fish and aquatic plants underwater

BRL 278

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

BRL 135
Day 70 - Foz do Iguaçu ( 7th Dec 2020 )

Today we have a full drive day south to the city of Foz do Iguacu.

In Foz do Iguacu we will camp in the grounds of an excellent hostel out of town, with good facilities and a pool.

Estimated Drive Time - 11-12 hours.

Day 71 - Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguaçu ( 8th Dec 2020 )

Today we will visit the Brazilian side of the phenomenal Iguazu Falls, to get some incredible panoramic vistas of the mighty waterfalls. There is also plenty of time to visit the bird park, take a helicopter ride over the falls, see the incredible Itaipu Dam, or quickly stop into Paraguay to pick up some bargains in the nearcy Ciudad del Este.

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Visit the colossal Itaipu Dam, the second largest hydroelectric dam in the world

BRL 68

Visit the Parque das Aves bird park near Foz do Iguaçu, a wonderful conservation project which provides an excellent home to over 1000 iconic birds from the region such as toucans, macaws and eagles

BRL 36

Take an exhilarating speed boat ride around the base of the falls from the Brazilian side

BRL 66
Day 72 - Iguazu Falls, Foz do Iguaçu ( 9th Dec 2020 )

Today we will take a day trip back into Argentina to see the incredible Iguazu Falls from the other side. This is well worth doing as the views are even more spectacular, and you'll be able to look right down into the mighty Garganta del Diablo (the largest waterfall here) from a gantry walkway viewing point). We will have a full day at the Argentine side of the falls, allowing us lots of time to freely explore the site, hike some nature trails, or perhaps take an exhilarating (and very wet) boat ride!

We will return to our base in Foz do Iguacu tonight.

Daily Activities

Included Activities

2 full days to discover the unbelievable Iguazu Falls

Included in Kitty
Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Head on an adrenaline-fuelled speedboat trip to the base of the falls on the Argentine side - be prepared to get very wet!

ARS 450
Day 73 - Yapeyú ( 10th Dec 2020 )

Border information: Exit Brazil at Tancredo Neves, enter Argentina at Tancredo Neves.

Today we cross the border into Argentina, and aim to reach the beautiful village of Yapeyú on the banks of the River Uruguay. Yapeyú is very famous amongst Argentines for being the birthplace of their national hero General Jose de San Martin, one of the liberators of South America from Spanish colonial rule.

In Yapeyú we will stay in a municipal campsite.

Estimated Drive Time - 6-7 hours.

Day 74 - Buenos Aires ( 11th Dec 2020 )

Today we have a full day drive north though the provinces of Corrientes and Entre Rios to Buenos Aires, the wonderful capital of Argentina!

In Buenos Aires we will stay in a centrally-located hotel.

Estimated Drive Time - 11-12 hours.

Day 75 - Buenos Aires ( 12th Dec 2020 )

Today will be a free day to explore the incredible city, soak up the atmosphere of its streets, and discover its amazing culture, art, and music.

Daily Activities

Optional Activities

These activities are not included in the itinerary, however they are available to book and/or payable locally.

Explore cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, the coolest city in South America

ARS 250

Try some of Argentina's most delicious wines on a top-level wine tasting afternoon in Buenos Aires

USD 52

See a different side to Buenos Aires on a tour of its incredible street art with some of the local artists

USD 20

Learn all about the cuisine of Argentina on a food tour of Buenos Aires, visiting several incredible local top-class eateries that you won't find in the guidebooks!

USD 85

Try your hand at the art of tango dancing with a private lesson in Buenos Aires

USD 25

Visit the strangely beautiful cemetery of Recoleta, the final resting place of many ex-presidents and Argentine icons, most famously including the tomb of Eva Peron

Free

Head out to a tango show in Buenos Aires' oldest cafe, the Gran Cafe Tortoni - seeing a slice of iconic Argentine culture in an ideal and intimate setting

ARS 450

Enjoy a free city tour of Buenos Aires

Free
Day 76 - Buenos Aires ( 13th Dec 2020 )

Border information: if you are leaving in Buenos Aires, you will most likely exit Argentina at Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport, also known as Ezeiza Airport (IATA code: BUE/EZE).

Today is the end day for passengers finishing their trip in Buenos Aires. Please note there is no accommodation included on the trip tonight - please contact the Sales Team if you are interested in booking extra nights of accommodation in order to fully explore and take part in some of the optional activities listed below.

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