South America Highlights

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 32 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Lima, Peru
  • Ends Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Starting in Lima and ending in Rio de Janeiro, the South America Highlights tour is a guided adventure trip that takes 32 days. You will visit La Paz, Lima, Rio de Janeiro and 15 other destinations in 5 different countries. South America Highlights is a small group tour which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

This whistle-stop tour across South America stops at the most popular and famous highlights in the region in an action-packed month-long adventure. From the Amazon Jungle to Iguazú Falls, this group tour gives you a delicious taste of the continent's most awe-inspiring landscapes. And with some of the most vibrant Latin American cities on the itinerary, it is a jam-packed itinerary that will leave you with many a lasting memory.This tour includes the Inca Trail Trek
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 25 reviews
5 - Excellent
“The trip of a lifetime seeing so many of the must-see sights in Latin America - there's something for everyone. Our tour guide was amazing and always there for us. Food accommodation and transport all very good. I can't recommend this trip highly enough.”
5 - Excellent
“The tour was great! We had an excellent leader that took us to great restaurants and fun extras. The tour was a great balance between seeing the local sites getting a bit of history and activities like hiking mountain biking and sand boarding!”
5 - Excellent
“The tour was fantastic and included all the best bits of each country with extra free time to explore any other parts you were interested in. I would highly recommend the optional adventure activities. Definitely the trip of a lifetime not to be missed!”
5 - Excellent
“The tour was amazing; a trip of a lifetime. The highlights for me were the Inca trail the Bolivian Salt flats and the Iguazu falls. I was disappointed that we didn't spend more time on the Salt flats and less time in some of the major cities. ”
  • Day 1: Arrive Lima
  • Day 2: Amazon Jungle
  • Day 3: Amazon Jungle
  • Day 4: Cusco
  • Day 5: Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Day 6: The Inca Trail or similar
  • Day 7: The Inca Trail
  • Day 8: The Inca Trail
  • Day 9: Machu Picchu
  • Day 10: Cusco
  • Day 11: Puno
  • Day 12: Lake Titicaca Day Excursion
  • Day 13: La Paz
  • Day 14: La Paz
  • Day 15: Uyuni
  • Day 16: Uyuni (Salt Flats)
  • Day 17: Laguna Colorada
  • Day 18: San Pedro de Atacama
  • Day 19: Valley of the Moon
  • Day 20: Fly to Santiago
  • Day 21: Santiago
  • Day 22: Santiago
  • Day 23: Mendoza
  • Day 24: Mendoza (Winery Tour)
  • Day 25: Fly to Buenos Aires
  • Day 26: Buenos Aires
  • Day 27: Buenos Aires
  • Day 28: Flight to Iguazu Falls
  • Day 29: Iguazu Falls
  • Day 30: Rio de Janeiro
  • Day 31: Rio de Janeiro
  • Day 32: Depart Rio de Janeiro
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
  • 24 night(s) in hotels, 2 night(s) in a jungle lodge, 3 night(s) in campsites on the Inca Trek, 2 night(s) in hostels
  • 29 Breakfast(s), 9 Lunch(es), 7 Dinner(s)
  • flight(s), Private Vehicle, Train, Public Bus, Boat, 4WD
  • Amazon Jungle Excursion & Guided Walks
  • Guided tour of Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Permits for the guided Inca Trail Trek
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu
  • Day trip to Lake Titicaca
  • Drive on the Salar de Uyuní salt flats
  • Entry to Laguna Colorada National Park
  • Guided tour of the Valley of the Moon
  • Guided Argentinian Winery Tour
  • Visit Iguazu Falls (Argentinian Side)
  • Visit Iguazu Falls (Brazilian Side)
Staff & Experts
  • Trip Leader throughout the tour
  • Visas and travel insurance
  • Spending money ampndash budget for meals snacks drinks limited souvenirs laundry tips and any extras
  • International flights tofrom the startend of your tour and departure taxes
  • Tips on excursions visas travel insurance personal items and single rooms.
  • Optional excursions - On each trip you may find there are some excursions that are not included. This might be because they are not to everyones taste or there may be various options of differing value to choose from. More information on the excursions we recommend is listed under each day of your itinerary though prices may vary. If you are after something in particular dont hesitate to ask your tour leader.
  • Airport transfers and pre and post tour accommodation
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this South America Highlights tour. You can cancel the tour up to 61 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 60 days of departure.


A deposit of 1000 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 60 days before departure. For any departures within 31 July 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

South America Highlights tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this South America Highlights tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.