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The Apu Ways (from Rio) tour starts in Rio de Janeiro and ends in Lima. The Apu Ways (from Rio) is an Explorer tour that takes 48 days taking you from Rio de Janeiro to Lima and through other destinations in South America.

Travel across the continent from the bustling beaches of Ipanema in Rio de Janeiro to the contrasting highlands of northern Argentina and Bolivia with vast desert landscapes and hike through the Andes Mountains in Peru!
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Remember that your pass is SUPER FLEXIBLE so once you book you can make as many changes as you want to your itinerary, before or during your trip. This is just a recommended itinerary so you can work out the perfect schedule for your trip depending on the time you have to travel.
This is the perfect Rio City tour as you will get the chance to see and feel Rio de Janeiro, from the beautiful beach neighborhoods, to the Tijuca Forest, up to the impressive Christ Redeemer Statue.
Today you will take a transfer from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande by Hostel Pick-up shuttle private.
Enjoy your Free Day in Ilha Grande.
Today you will take a transfer from Ilha Grande to Paraty by Hostel Pick-up shuttle private.
Experience the beauty that Brazil has to offer. On this trip you will enjoy island hopping within the bay of Paraty. Your boat will stop at several relaxing and beautiful sandy beaches where you can go for a swim, or grab your snorkel gear to discover the tropical marine life off of the rocky shorelines. 
Today you will take a transfer from Paraty to Sao Paulo by Shuttle.
Enjoy your Free Day in Sao Paulo.
Today you will take a transfer from Sao Paulo to Curitiba by Public Bus. Today you will take a transfer from Curitiba to Florianopolis by Public Bus.
Enjoy your Free Day in Florianopolis.
Enjoy your Free Day in Florianopolis.
Today you will take a transfer from Florianopolis to Foz do Iguacu by Public Bus.
Enjoy your Free Day in Foz do Iguacu.
A visit to the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls is a completely different experience from that of the Brazilian side, and deserves a whole days worth of your time. Walk along the man-made platforms and bridges that follow the contours of the river taking you right to the edge of the Devil’s Throat and along a 4 kilometer stretch of panoramic waterfalls.
Enjoy your Free Day in Puerto Iguazu.
Today you will take a transfer from Puerto Iguazu to Salta via Tucuman by Public Bus.
Enjoy your Free Day in Salta.
Visit some of the most breathtaking sceneries around Salta; La Quebrada de las Conchas and ancient picturesque villages along the way. Let yourself awe at the beautiful colors and impressive rock formations of the area, such as the Devil’s Throat, and visit two wineries to learn the secrets of the region’s wine. 
Today you will take a transfer from Salta to San Pedro de Atacama by Public Bus.
See abstract natural formations, salt caves and the Licancabur Volcano in one of the world's driest deserts. Watch the landscape turn brilliant shades of red as the awe-inspiring sunset sinks over the horizon.  
Enjoy your Free Day in San Pedro de Atacama.
Enjoy your Free Day in San Pedro de Atacama.
Depart San Pedro de Atacama on an unforgettable 3-day expedition in a 4x4 Toyota land cruiser through the desert of southwest Bolivia and into the vast and blinding-white salt flats of Uyuni. Along the way, visit tiny villages, multi-colored lakes with flamingos, geysers, and thermal hot-springs at 5,000m.
Highlights
  • Take wacky pictures in the famous Salar de Uyuni
  • Drive through the Bolivian Altiplano’s moon-like deserts
  • Marvel at breathtaking red & green colored lakes
  • See active volcanoes, geysers & steaming craters
Today you will take a transfer from Uyuni to Potosi by Public Bus.
Enjoy your Free Day in Potosi.
Today you will take a transfer from Potosi to Sucre by Public Bus.
Learn about Sucre's history and traditions on this walking tour. See this capital's main attractions, interact with locals, and taste traditional Bolivian food with a local guide.
Enjoy your Free Day in Sucre.
Today you will take a transfer from Sucre to La Paz by Public Bus.
Walk to the most interesting sites in La Paz with your local guide who will show you how to hop on a local bus, talk to locals, eat at local markets and the best street stands. Visit the real witch market and wander into neighborhoods rarely visited by tourists so you can see the real way of life in La Paz.  
Today you will take a transfer from La Paz to Copacabana by Hostel Pick-up shuttle.
Enjoy your Free Day in Copacabana.
Today you will take a transfer from Copacabana to Puno by Public Bus.
Get ready to go back in time for a colourful, vibrant and eye-opening cultural experience to visit 3 different indigenous cultures on Lake Titicaca. Spend the night with an indigenous family on the remote island of Amantani. Visit the Uros Floating Islands and Taquile Island. Get to know local Aymara and Quechua-speaking families and experience their unique way of living. Admire awe-inspiring views of Lake Titicaca and the Cordillera Real mountain range.
Highlights
  • Spend the night with an indigenous family
  • Learn about the Aymara and Quechua culture
  • Experience the breathtaking Lake Titicaca
Take the bus on the amazing road going from Cuzco to Puno and make stops along the way to discover some of the most beautiful Peruvian wonders.
Today you will also enjoy the Milhouse Hostel Cuzco (1 Night in Dorm) included experience. Sleep in comfort at Milhouse Hostel with its fun atmosphere and great location in the heart of Cuzco a few steps from Avenida del Sol and Plaza de Armas. Make new friends and get all the information you need on what to do in and around Cuzco so you make the most of your time... you won’t want to leave! 
Enjoy your Free Day in Cuzco.
Enjoy your Free Day in Cuzco.
Today you will take a transfer from Cuzco to Arequipa by Public Bus.
Enjoy your Free Day in Arequipa.
Observe giant Andean condors and vicuña, colorful traditions and music. Trek through one of the world’s deepest canyons inhabited by diverse and remote Andean villages where you can get a taste for the unique flavors of the region, hike among steep majestic canyon walls and soak your sore muscles in the relaxing hot springs of Chivay.
Highlights
  • Trek through one of the world's deepest canyons
  • Pass byremote Andean villages& see the local culture
  • Sleep at a local family home in the Colca Canyon
  • Watch the famous Andean condors soar through the sky
Today you will take a transfer from Arequipa to Nazca by Public Bus. Today you will take a transfer from Nazca to Ica by Public Bus.
Cruise to the top of 500 meter high sand dunes and go rocketing down the slopes in a sand buggy. Let go of your fears and sandboard down the steep sandy slopes with a few pointers from your local guide. Admire the breathtaking sunset over the vast desert landscape and take photos in the golden twilight before racing back to Huacachina.
Take a boat tour to see the impressive Candelabra geoglyph, Peruvian boobies, Humboldt penguins, and abundant marine life at the Ballestas Islands archipelago. Visit the pristine Paracas Natural Reserve in the afternoon to see La Catedral rock formation and watch flamingos and parihuanas from a breathtaking scenic overlook.  
 
Today you will take a transfer from Paracas to Lima by Public Bus.
Get a feel for urban Peruvian life by spending the day exploring Lima's landmarks, markets, and history on foot and by public transport with a local English-speaking guide. Finish your day of exploring with Peru's iconic drink, Pisco Sour.
Highlights
  • Visit Famous Sites and Hidden Gems Navigate through Bustling Markets Enjoy a Glass of Pisco Sour.
what’s included
Transport
  • Schooner Boat Trip
  • Transportation
Others
  • Carioca City Tour
  • Argentina Iguazu Falls Day Trip & Transfer to Puerto Iguazu
  • Cafayate & Villages Day Trip
  • Moon Valley Sunset Tour
  • Uyuni Salt Flats & Desert Adventure 3D/2N (Atacama to Uyuni)
  • Sucre with a Local
  • La Paz Local City Encounter
  • Lake Titicaca & Amantani Homestay 2D/1N
  • Andean Explorer Bus (Puno to Cuzco)
  • Colca Canyon Trek 3D/2N
  • Huacachina Sand-Buggy & Sand-Boarding
  • Ballestas Islands & Paracas National Reserve Day Trip (from Huacachina)
  • Lima Urban Discovery Walking Tour
  • Daily Departures
  • Flexibility
  • Unlimited Schedule Changes
  • Concierge service
  • English Speaking Assistance
  • Skype, Online Chat Gmail, MSN, Telephone
  • Accommodation is not included with the travel pass.
what’s excluded
  • Accommodation
Tour details
Duration 48 days
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 10 participants
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends Rio de Janeiro, Brazil/ Lima, Peru
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A deposit of 825 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 89 days before departure. For any departures within 23 September 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

The Apu Ways (from Rio) 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.

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For this Apu Ways (from Rio) 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.

CancellationNo additional cancellation fees apply for this Apu Ways (from Rio) tour. You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 89 days of departure.
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