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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      USD $50 Honduras airport tax
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      CAD $14,770
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      GBP £9,020
      NZD $17,870
      ZAR R137,205
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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.

  • Bathe in the Caribbean waters of Honduras’s Roatan Island
  • Call shotgun in a jeep and set off across the salt flats of Bolivia
  • Experience the beauty of the Ecuadorian rainforest
  • Feel the rhythm during a night of live Colombian music
  • Get acquainted with Panama City
  • Sip local wine and go whitewater rafting in Argentina
  • Tour of a tequila distillery in Mexico - ole!
  • Visit the Athabasca Falls, the most magnificent in the Canadian Rockies

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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Days 49-50 Angahuan

As the gateway to the Paricutin Volcano, Angahuan is the perfect place from which to trek around – or up - this epic Mexican volcano.

Days 51-52 Mexico City

With the world’s largest metropolitan area and home to some 20 million people – there’s plenty of action in Mexico City. Make the most of the local heritage, indulge in culinary masterpieces, watch life go by in the Alameda Central or jump into the nightlife.

Days 53-54 Oaxaca

Enjoy staying at a traditional posada. Take a look around the resplendent colonial city of Oaxaca before taking a guided tour around the Zapotec Ruins.

Days 55-57 San Cristobal De Las Casas

Stay in a family run hotel and enjoy a boat trip down the Sumidero Canyon during a stay in the lovely San Cristobel de las Casas.

Day 58 Yaxchilan

Pay a visit to the Mayan ruins of Yaxchilan before hopping aboard a boat to see the impressive murals of Bonampak.

Days 59-60 Palenque

Encounter the waterfalls of Agua Azul and Misol-Ha en route to Palenque, where the sight of this incredible, ruined city rising from the jungle is truly something to behold.

Day 61 Merida

As the state capital of Yucatan, Merida boasts thriving markets and a bustling nightlife.

Day 62 Chichen Itza

A short drive to Chichen Itza reveals one of the most spectacular Mayan sites in Central America, where the daily light and sound show is sure to impress.

Days 63-64 Tulum

Reach the Caribbean Coast for some blissful camping on a remote beach near Xpu Ha. Then, venture to the alluring clifftop ruins of Maya-Toltec.

Days 65-68 Caye Caulker

Wave goodbye to Mexico as a boat trip moves on to Caye Caulker in Belize. Relaxing to the max is compulsory on this idyllic Caribbean island.

Days 69-70 San Ignacio

Head to the Belize mainland, where there’s time to have a nosey around Belize City before moving on to San Ignacio – a beautiful town with lots of outdoor activities to enjoy or a place to simply relax.

Day 71 Tikal

Drive across to Guatemala and be dumbstruck by the Mayan ruins of Tikal, with its temples hiding among the tropical jungle.

Day 72 Poptun

Get to know what local life is like in Guatemala while spending time on a working farm in Poptun.

Day 73 Livingston

Soak up the unique Caribbean feel of the town and enjoy a splash in the local hot pools.

Day 74 San Andres Itzapa

Jump aboard another boat and travel along the Rio Dulce to arrive in San Andres Itzapa where we spend the night at a community project assisting victims of domestic violence.

Days 75-77 Panajachel/Lake Atitlan/Chichicastenango

Soak up the atmosphere of Panajachel, which is situated on the shores of the beautiful Lake Atitlan. Perhaps embark on an optional boat trip around the lake that takes in the surrounding villages. The following day, visit Chichicastenango and its fantastic, multi-coloured market.

Days 78-79 Antigua

Appreciate the last couple of days in Guatemala by delving into the charms and wonder of Antigua.

Days 80-81 El Imposible National Park

Discover the verdant forest and biological diversity of stunning El Imposible National Park, complete with pumas, tigrillos and black crested eagles.

Day 82 Cerro Verde National Park

Experience amazing views of surrounding volcanoes and countryside in Cerro Verde National Park.

Day 83 Suchitoto

Wander the colourful streets of Suchitoto, which are lined cobblestone roads that lead to beautiful whitewashed houses.

Days 84-85 Copan

Get up close to the ancient ruins of Copan, one of Honduras’s most striking Mayan sites.

Days 86-88 Roatan Island

Relax in the blissful, crystal-clear waters of Roatan Island, home to gorgeous beaches, intriguing mangroves and the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, second in size only to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

Day 89 Lake Yojoa

Visit Lake Yojoa, where an overnight lakeside camp is the ideal opportunity to take in the surroundings.

Day 90 Leon

Enter Nicaragua and head to the university town of Leon, peppered with derelict buildings and walls adorned with political murals and graffiti.

Day 91 Masaya National Park

Experience the wondrous crater and lava flows belonging to the active volcano in the heart of the Masaya National Park.

Day 92 Granada

Explore the oldest city of the ‘new world’, Granada, which is rich in colonial history and a beautiful place to visit.

Days 93-94 Ometepe Island

Cross Lake Nicaragua, Central America’s largest lake, to Isla Ometepe, where two volcanoes, lush vegetation and a wide range of wildlife await.

Days 95-96 La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano National Park

See Arenal Volcano’s glowing lava flow at night, and marvel at this beautiful area's majesty during the day.

Days 97-98 Monteverde

Stay within the rainforest at Costa Rica’s Monteverde, and perhaps witness some of the diverse local flora and fauna during a visit to the Cloud Forest Reserve.

Day 99 San Jose

Pay a visit to the capital of Costa Rica, San Jose, and get to know its intriguing neighbourhoods, vibrant markets and lively nightlife.
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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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