Anchorage to Ushuaia Overview

Travel the length of the Americas from North through Central and to the very tip of the South. From Anchorage to Ushuaia jump onboard the ultimate adventure trip from Alaska to Argentina.

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      USD $16,215
      CAD $17,570
      AUD $17,230
      EUR €11,865
      GBP £9,575
      NZD $19,235
      ZAR R172,445
      CHF FR14,350
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      USD $6,160
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      USD $16,215
      CAD $17,570
      AUD $17,230
      EUR €11,865
      GBP £9,575
      NZD $19,235
      ZAR R172,445
      CHF FR14,350
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  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

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.

  • Discover the Cloud Forest Reserve of Monteverde in Costa Rica
  • Experience the beauty of the Ecuadorian rainforest
  • Sip local wine and go whitewater rafting in Argentina
  • Spot condors at Peru’s Colca Canyon
  • Tour of a tequila distillery in Mexico - ole!
  • Uncover geysers in the USA’s Yellowstone National Park
  • Venture deep into El Salvador’s El Imposible National Park
  • 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) (8 nts), Cabin (2 nts), Camping (with basic facilities) (3 nts), Camping (with facilities) (102 nts), Guesthouse (9 nts), Hogan (1 nt), Homestay (1 nt), Hostel (14 nts), Hotel (63 nts), Lodge (3 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 tour, Canyonlands National Park, Chan Chan Archaeological Site, Chauchilla cemetery, Chichen Itza ruins, Chichicastenango Market, City tour, Coffee Plantation Tour, Manizales, Colca Canyon entrance + IGV, 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 (entrance and public transport), 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 (inc. transport), 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 - Entrance to 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:

    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.

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    USD $16,215
    CAD $17,570
    AUD $17,230
    EUR €11,865
    GBP £9,575
    NZD $19,235
    ZAR R172,445
    CHF FR14,350
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    USD $16,215
    CAD $17,570
    AUD $17,230
    EUR €11,865
    GBP £9,575
    NZD $19,235
    ZAR R172,445
    CHF FR14,350
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    USD $78
    CAD $84
    AUD $83
    EUR €57
    GBP £46
    NZD $92
    ZAR R833
    CHF FR69
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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, whether it's making the most of the local heritage, indulging in culinary masterpieces, watching life go by in the Alameda Central or jumping 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 Frontera Corozal

An early start and full day's drive take us to Frontera Corozal.

Days 59-60 Palenque

Encounter the ancient Mayan city of Yaxchilan 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.

Days 62-63 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 64-66 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 67-69 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 70 Tikal

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

Days 71-72 Poptun

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

Day 73 Rio Dulce

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

Days 74-77 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.

Day 75 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 78-79 Antigua

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

Days 80-81 Los Cobanos

Ease into El Salvadorian life with a stay in the fishing village of Los Cobanos.

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.

Days 90-91 Leon

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

Days 92-93 Granada/Masaya National Park

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

Days 94-95 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 96-97 La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano National Park

See Arenal Volcano and marvel at this beautiful area's majesty.

Days 98-99 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.

Days 100-101 Manuel Antonio National Park

Sleep in cabins set within the jungle in Manuel Antonio National Park, embarking on jungle walks, relaxing on palm-lined beaches or swimming in cerulean waters.

Days 102-103 Boquete

Panama’s ‘wonderland’, Boquete, offers activities like rafting, hiking and volcano walks, as well as lush tropical forests.

Day 104 Santa Clara

An ideal opportunity to relax, swim in the lovely Pacific Ocean and camp by the beach before heading to Panama City.

Days 105-106 Panama City

Visit the Panama Canal with enough time left to explore the city’s colourful neighbourhoods and soak up the last of the Central American atmosphere.
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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $16,215
      CAD $17,570
      AUD $17,230
      EUR €11,865
      GBP £9,575
      NZD $19,235
      ZAR R172,445
      CHF FR14,350
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $6,160
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $16,215
      CAD $17,570
      AUD $17,230
      EUR €11,865
      GBP £9,575
      NZD $19,235
      ZAR R172,445
      CHF FR14,350
      *
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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.