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 $4,235
      CAD $4,590
      AUD $4,500
      EUR €3,100
      GBP £2,500
      NZD $5,025
      ZAR R45,025
      CHF FR3,745
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $2,700
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $6,935*
      CAD $7,515*
      AUD $7,484*
      EUR €5,073*
      GBP £4,288*
      NZD $8,219*
      ZAR R73,736*
      CHF FR6,134*
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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

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
  • Marvel at the mysterious Nazca Lines
  • Savour the aromas of a traditional Argentine barbecue
  • Soak up a relaxed vibe on a Brazilian beach
  • 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 tour, Boat trip, Chauchilla cemetery, City tour (half day), Colca Canyon entrance + IGV, 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. This trip is run by our experienced overland partner Dragoman. 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. 3. 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.

  • Trip price from

    USD $4,235
    CAD $4,590
    AUD $4,500
    EUR €3,100
    GBP £2,500
    NZD $5,025
    ZAR R45,025
    CHF FR3,745
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    USD $2,700
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  • Total price from

    USD $6,935*
    CAD $7,515*
    AUD $7,484*
    EUR €5,073*
    GBP £4,288*
    NZD $8,219*
    ZAR R73,736*
    CHF FR6,134*
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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 $115
    CAD $125
    AUD $124
    EUR €84
    GBP £71
    NZD $136
    ZAR R1,228
    CHF FR102
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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 $4,235
      CAD $4,590
      AUD $4,500
      EUR €3,100
      GBP £2,500
      NZD $5,025
      ZAR R45,025
      CHF FR3,745
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $2,700
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $6,935*
      CAD $7,515*
      AUD $7,484*
      EUR €5,073*
      GBP £4,288*
      NZD $8,219*
      ZAR R73,736*
      CHF FR6,134*
      *
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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.