Lima to Rio Overview

Go Overland from Lima to Rio with Intrepid Travel. Uncover hidden treasures from Peru to Brazil via Bolivia and Argentina.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,654
      CAD $3,730
      AUD $3,807
      EUR €2,781
      GBP £2,277
      NZD $4,513
      ZAR R34,636
      CHF FR3,262
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $2,600
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $6,374*
      CAD $6,677*
      AUD $6,813*
      EUR €4,769*
      GBP £4,079*
      NZD $7,731*
      ZAR R63,560*
      CHF FR5,669*
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‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.
There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Lima to Rio.

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Trip Validity

  • 2012-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Cross the heart of South America on this epic tour.

On your marks, get set, go! This incredible Overland adventure from Lima to Rio will blow your mind. Enjoy the cosmopolitan cool vibe of Buenos Aires, trek along an ancient Inca trail to marvellous Machu Picchu and experience life on Lake Titicaca. Discover diverse landscapes and ever changing terrain as you travel into the heart of the Bolivian salt flats, Brazilian forests, the lush Pantanal wetlands, the lofty Andean mountains and the thunderous Iguazu Falls. Along the way, meet gregarious locals and soak up the rich history of these phenomenal South American nations.

  • Admire the salt flats of Bolivia
  • Be charmed by Cuzco
  • Be immersed in the colour of La Paz
  • Experience traditional life on Lake Titicaca
  • Explore the wetlands of the Pantanal
  • Sample Argentinean wine
  • Stay at a working cattle ranch
  • Watch the sun rise over Machu Picchu

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Lima, Peru
  • Finish:

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (3 nts), Camping (with facilities) (25 nts), Hacienda (2 nts), Homestay (2 nts), Hostel (1 nt), Hotel (26 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Jeep, Overland vehicle, Train
  • Included activities:

    Alternative Inca Trail and Quechua Community trek, Ballestas Island entrance fee, Boat trip, Chauchilla cemetery, City tour (half day), Colca Canyon entrance, Isla del Sol boat trip, Jeep tour of Uyuni Salt Flats, Jesuit Mission ruins and museum, San Ignacio de Mini, Paracas National Park, Quilmes Ruins, Raqchi Artisan Centre and ruins, Sillustani Ruins and Museum w/Guide, Tour of the Sacred Valley, Sacsayhuaman and Ollantaytambo, Uros Island boat trip on Lake Titicaca, Valle de la Luna Excursion, Vineyard Tour, Visit Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls (entrance fee included), Visit Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls (entrance fee included)

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    1673kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. You need to choose whether you wish to hike the Classic Inca Trail or the Quechua Community Trek at the time of booking. If you do not indicate a preference, the Quechua Community Trek will be confirmed automatically. Classic Inca Trail permits are sold on a request basis only. Once deposit is paid and passport details provided, Intrepid will endeavour to secure a permit for you. If Classic Inca Trail permits are unavailable by the time you book, you will be booked on the Quechua Community Trek instead. The Classic Inca Trail closes in February to allow cleaning and restoration works. If the trek portion of your trip starts in February you will be automatically booked to hike the Quechua Community Trek . Should you choose not to hike at all, please let us know in writing at the time of booking so alternative arrangements can be made. Without this prior warning, local fees may apply. 2. 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.

  • Trip price from

    USD $3,654
    CAD $3,730
    AUD $3,807
    EUR €2,781
    GBP £2,277
    NZD $4,513
    ZAR R34,636
    CHF FR3,262
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    USD $2,600
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  • Total price from

    USD $6,374*
    CAD $6,677*
    AUD $6,813*
    EUR €4,769*
    GBP £4,079*
    NZD $7,731*
    ZAR R63,560*
    CHF FR5,669*
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  • ‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.
  • Per day from:

    USD $106
    CAD $111
    AUD $113
    EUR €79
    GBP £67
    NZD $128
    ZAR R1,059
    CHF FR94
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About Argentina , Bolivia , Brazil , Chile , Peru

Lima to Rio Summary

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Days 56-58 Paraty

Step back in time in gorgeous Paraty, where Portuguese colonial buildings, cobblestone streets and horse and cart are set against a verdant backdrop of misty hills.

Days 59-60 Rio de Janeiro

Bigger than life and beautiful to boot, Rio de Janeiro sits resplendent among mountains, rainforest and sea, and emits an energy that is irresistible to everyone who visits.
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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $3,654
      CAD $3,730
      AUD $3,807
      EUR €2,781
      GBP £2,277
      NZD $4,513
      ZAR R34,636
      CHF FR3,262
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $2,600
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $6,374*
      CAD $6,677*
      AUD $6,813*
      EUR €4,769*
      GBP £4,079*
      NZD $7,731*
      ZAR R63,560*
      CHF FR5,669*
      *
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‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.