Spirit of South America Overview

Discover the very best of South America on this awesome travel adventure. Explore the ever-changing landscape and vitality of Bolivia, Chile and Argentina.

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      USD $3,335
      CAD $3,555
      AUD $3,690
      EUR €2,495
      GBP £2,210
      NZD $4,375
      ZAR R33,610
      CHF FR3,075
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Spirit of South America.

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Experience the very best of Bolivia, Chile and Argentina

Venture off the tourist track on this extraordinary adventure travel experience through Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. Visit the historic Potosi mines, the exquisite wines in Mendoza, the weird desert landscapes of the Salar de Uyuni and the distinctive cities of La Paz, Santiago and Buenos Aires - this trip reveals some of the best, and little known, corners of the continent. Discover places of astounding natural beauty, visit vibrant and colourful cities, and uncover the hidden gems of South America along the way.

  • Dance the tango in Buenos Aires
  • Explore the high altitude city of Potosi
  • Munch on handmade chocolates in beautiful Bariloche
  • Relax on black sand beaches in Pucon
  • Sip wine in a funky open-air Santiago cafe
  • Take a 4x4 tour through the Salar de Uyuni desert
  • Travel through lush green landscapes in Salta Province
  • Visit Bolivia's white city of Sucre

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    La Paz, Bolivia
  • Finish:

    Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    15 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Dormitory (2 nts), Hostel (8 nts), Hotel (17 nts), Overnight bus (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    4x4, Bus, Overnight bus
  • Included activities:

    Leader-led walking tour, Orientation Tour - Buenos Aires

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    681kg pp per trip
  • Total price from

    USD $3,335
    CAD $3,555
    AUD $3,690
    EUR €2,495
    GBP £2,210
    NZD $4,375
    ZAR R33,610
    CHF FR3,075
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $104
    CAD $111
    AUD $115
    EUR €77
    GBP £69
    NZD $136
    ZAR R1,050
    CHF FR96
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About Argentina , Bolivia , Chile

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Days 1-2 La Paz

Built in a canyon, the unique and bewtiching city of La Paz is filled with steep, cobbled streets, fascinating markets, evident tradition and captivating sights.

Days 3-4 Sucre

The delightful city of Sucre impresses visitors with its historic charm, indigenous roots and calm atmosphere, and is the perfect place to ease into the Bolivian way of life.

Days 5-6 Potosi

The loveliness of Potosi - one of the highest and more fascinating cities in the world - is mirrored by the harshness of its mines and mining history.

Days 7-9 Uyuni/Salar de Uyuni

Popular due to its proximity to the Salar de Uyuni, the town of Uyuni is small and charming, and feels very remote, especially at the photogenic train cemetery. The world's largest salt flat, the Salar de Uyuni, is a spectacular sight - whether reflecting like a mirror in the wet or cracking during the dry.

Days 10-11 San Pedro de Atacama

Gorgeous desert landscapes, atmospheric, whitewashed adobe houses and a lively town centre has made San Pedro de Atacama one of Chile's most popular travel destinations.

Days 12-14 Salta

With its well-preserved colonial buildings, candle-lit cafes, fine museums and surrounding natural beauty, Salta is one of Argentina's most charming cities.

Days 15-17 Mendoza

Famed for its wine and raft of adventure activities, Mendoza is a lovely city to get lost in with its wide streets, excellent eateries and gorgeous plazas.

Days 18-21 Santiago

Set within a circle of snow-capped mountains, Santiago is vibrant, artistic and gourmet - and the gateway to adventures in the snow, sea or desert.

Days 22-24 Pucon

With the spectacular Villarrica volcano bubbling away in the background, captivating Pucon is an adventure lover's paradise with outdoor activities galore in a gorgeous natural setting.

Days 25-26 San Martin de los Andes

Nested on the shores of Lake Lacar and surrounded by the majestic Lanin National Park, San Martin de los Andes is one of Argentina's most picturesque towns.

Days 27-29 Bariloche

A city of immense natural beauty known for its great chocolate, Bariloche is fabulous for sports lovers and food connoisseurs in all its picturesque seasons.

Days 30-32 Buenos Aires

Cosmopolitan, cultured and chic, Buenos Aires has European sensibilities with a fiery Latin heart. Discover colonial architecture, funky neighbourhoods, exceptional cuisine and a thriving nightlife.
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      USD $3,335
      CAD $3,555
      AUD $3,690
      EUR €2,495
      GBP £2,210
      NZD $4,375
      ZAR R33,610
      CHF FR3,075
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