Anchorage to Ushuaia Overview

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      USD $14,465
      CAD $14,770
      AUD $13,570
      EUR €11,015
      GBP £9,020
      NZD $17,870
      ZAR R137,205
      CHF FR12,925
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      CAD $14,770
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      GBP £9,020
      NZD $17,870
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  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Cross the Americas on an overland adventure from Anchorage, Alaska to Ushuaia, Argentina

As far as ultimate American adventures go, this trip from Anchorage to Ushuaia ticks all the boxes. Spanning the length of the entire spine of the Americas, all the way from Alaska down to the tip of Argentina, this 207-day adventure is nothing short of epic. Starting in Anchorage, Alaska, the tour ventures down through Canada, then the USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and finally ends in Ushuaia, Argentina - the world’s southernmost city. Loaded with culture, history, architecture and bountiful nature, this incredible American adventure will leave you breathless. This exciting itinerary may be full of trekking up volcanoes, exploring vibrant cities, kayaking down emerald rivers, snorkelling over reefs and taking part in all manor of outdoor and cultural activities, but there is also a great balance of down time too, with beaches, forests and unspoilt nature to be enjoyed and relaxed in. So if you’re after a life-affirming, awe-inspiring and never-to-be-forgotten adventure, then this epic trip is it.

  • Bask on Belize’s tropical island of Caye Caulker
  • Bathe in the Caribbean waters of Honduras’s Roatan Island
  • Be taken on a guided tour of Guatemalan ancient ruins
  • Call shotgun in a jeep and set off across the salt flats of Bolivia
  • Encounter the volcano at Masaya, Nicaragua
  • Get acquainted with Panama City
  • Sip local wine and go whitewater rafting in Argentina
  • Tour of a tequila distillery in Mexico - ole!

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Anchorage, United States
  • Finish:

    Ushuaia, Argentina
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (7 nts), Cabin (2 nts), Camping (with basic facilities) (6 nts), Camping (with facilities) (104 nts), Guesthouse (9 nts), Hogan (1 nt), Homestay (1 nt), Hostel (10 nts), Hotel (59 nts), Lodge (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Ferry, Overland vehicle, Plane, Train
  • Included activities:

    3 night/3 day Amazon Adventure, Alternative Inca Trail and Quechua Community trek, Ballestas Island entrance fee, Canyonlands National Park, Chan Chan Archaeological Site, Chauchilla cemetery, Chichen Itza ruins, Chichicastenango Market, City tour, Coffee Plantation Tour, Manizales, Colca Canyon entrance, Colgante Glacier, El Penon de Guatape, Guided tour around Dawson City, Guided tour of Cartagena, Guided tour of Denali National Park, Guided tour of ruins, Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump, Isla del Sol boat trip, Jeep tour of Uyuni Salt Flats, Kenai Fjords scenic cruise, 'Ksan Historical Village, Lord of Sipan Museum, Los Glaciaries National Park, Mitad del Mundo, Moreno Glacier, Oaxaca - Monte Alban Ruins, Palenque - Bonampak Ruins, Palenque - Misol-Ha and Agua Azul waterfalls, Palenque ruins entrance fee, Panama City - Visit to the Panama Canal, Paracas National Park, Pyramids of Sun and Moon, Quilmes Ruins, Raqchi Artisan Centre and ruins, San Cristobal de las Casas - Sumidero Canyon, Sillustani Ruins and Museum w/Guide, Tikal Ruins and National Park, Torres del Paine National Park, Tour of Misty Fjords National Park, Tour of the Sacred Valley, Sacsayhuaman and Ollantaytambo, Trek from Quilotoa to Chugchilan, Tulum - Ruins, Turtle watching, Playa La Flor, Uros Island boat trip on Lake Titicaca, Vineyard Tour, Visit to Banos, Visit to Lake Louise, Visit to Manos Amigas, Visit to Santuario la Lajas, Yaxchilan Ruins

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    5973kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights.

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    USD $14,465
    CAD $14,770
    AUD $13,570
    EUR €11,015
    GBP £9,020
    NZD $17,870
    ZAR R137,205
    CHF FR12,925
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    USD $50 Honduras airport tax
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    USD $14,465
    CAD $14,770
    AUD $13,570
    EUR €11,015
    GBP £9,020
    NZD $17,870
    ZAR R137,205
    CHF FR12,925
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  • Per day from:

    USD $69
    CAD $71
    AUD $65
    EUR €53
    GBP £43
    NZD $86
    ZAR R662
    CHF FR62
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Anchorage to Ushuaia Summary

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Day 1 Anchorage

Enjoy free time to explore the delights of Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city.

Day 2 Seward/Kenai Fjords National Park

Marvel at the sights and sounds of Kenai Fjords National Park, and witness the remarkable Portage Glacier.

Days 4-6 Denali National Park

Go grizzly-bear spotting on a guided tour of Denali National Park. Perhaps go on a scenic flight over Mount McKinley.

Days 7-8 Maclaren

Contrast time spent in a traditional lodge with camping in among the wilds of the remote Alaskan wilderness.

Days 9-10 McCarthy/Wrangell-St Elias National Park

Explore the walking trails, tranquil lakes, open grasslands and untamed beauty of Wrangell-St Elias National Park – the largest national park in the USA.

Day 11 Tok

Wander through the small Alaskan town of Tok; a major centre for dogsledding. Don’t pass up the opportunity to view the renowned dog-sleigh exhibition.

Days 12-13 Dawson

Travel amid stunning scenery 300 kms along the ‘Top of the World Highway’ before entering Dawson City, Canada, which was once a hub of activity for gold prospectors.

Day 14 Whitehorse

The capital of the Yukon Territory, Whitehorse is a lovely town to explore and relax in, especially at the hot springs located just near camp.

Day 15 Cotton Lake

After a long day of driving through the incredible British Colombian countryside, chill out with a book or wander along the shores of Cotton Lake.

Days 16-17 Hyder

Cross back into the USA and camp in Hyder, the ideal location to explore the Misty Fjords National Park.

Day 18 Hazelton

Head into the famed Rocky Mountains, stopping for an awesome cultural experience at the Ksan Indian Village in Hazelton.

Days 19-20 Jasper National Park

Arrive in Jasper amid amazing scenery. Choose to wander along some of the area's magnificent hiking trails or take the tramway in Whistler for awe-inspiring views over the mountains.

Days 21-24 Banff National Park

Located in the heart of the Rockies, Banff has excellent bars and restaurants, excellent hiking and heaps of exciting activities to discover.

Days 25-26 Glacier National Park

Return to the USA, and stop off at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump to learn the history of America’s buffaloes en route to Glacier National Park, where amazing glaciers and world-class trekking await.

Days 27-28 Yellowstone National Park/Gardiner

Make tracks to the famed Yellowstone National Park and its famous geysers while keeping eyes peeled for moose, bison, elk and grizzly or black bears.

Day 29 Jackson Hole/Grand Teton National Park

Stopover at Grand Teton National Park, with its spectacular mountain scenery and range of exciting outdoor activities to be had. Then it’s off to Jackson Hole, the home of the rodeo!

Day 30 Salt Lake City

The most populated city in Utah and the home of Mormon culture, Salt Lake City has some fascinating history and the beautiful Great Salt Lake to discover.

Days 31-33 Moab/Arches National Park/Canyonlands National Park

Visit the rocky scenery, countless canyons and meandering rivers of the Arches and Canyonlands national parks, both having perfect for mini-adventures and off-the-beaten-track exploring.

Day 34 Monument Valley

Arrive in the iconic Monument valley – the film set for countless Western movies. Stop off at Mexican Hat and Gooseneck State Park on the way and soak up the breathtaking scenery.

Day 35 Lake Powell

Witness the Navajo National Monument before heading into Arizona to stay beside the impressive Lake Powell.

Day 36 Bryce Canyon National Park

End a full day of driving by camping in beautiful Kodachrome Basin State Park.

Day 37 Bryce Canyon National Park/Zion National Park

Appreciate the dramatic-looking hoodoos at Bryce Canyon and discover the electrifying Zion National Park. Take to the trails for unsurpassed hiking or perhaps see its beautiful waterways by kayak or tube.

Days 38-39 Las Vegas

Get an eye-full of the remarkable Hoover Dam then it’s off to Vegas for bright city lights, casino hopping and non-stop entertainment.

Days 40-41 Grand Canyon National Park

The awesomeness of the Grand Canyon can’t be described in words – it just has to be seen to be realised. Discover its magnitude on optional treks, walks or even from the skies.

Day 42 Phoenix

From the Grand Canyon we head south through Arizona and towards the Mexican border. Tonight we camp in the Phoenix area.

Day 43 Nogales

Spend a final night in the USA camping at the border town of Nogales.

Days 44-45 Guaymas/Mazatlan

Say ‘hola’ to Mexico as the trip drives down the Pacific coast.

Days 46-47 Sayulita

Hang ten in the surfing town of Sayulit, where beach camping offers the ideal opportunity to soak up Mexico's sun, surf and sand - and perhaps testing out any surfing prowess.

Day 48 Tequila

Taste the local tipple at Tequila, which has the smell of blue agave – from which tequila is distilled – hanging thickly in the air. Bottoms up!
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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $14,465
      CAD $14,770
      AUD $13,570
      EUR €11,015
      GBP £9,020
      NZD $17,870
      ZAR R137,205
      CHF FR12,925
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $6,400
      Extras tool tip
      USD $50 Honduras airport tax
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $14,465
      CAD $14,770
      AUD $13,570
      EUR €11,015
      GBP £9,020
      NZD $17,870
      ZAR R137,205
      CHF FR12,925
      *
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