Santiago To Rio (51 Days)

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 51 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-85 yrs
  • max group size 24
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-38623
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Santiago, Chile
  • Ends Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Great hiking trails around the Swiss-alpine town of Bariloche
  • Journey through endless grasslands, stupendous mountains and glaciers in Patagonia
  • Take a boat ride up close to this almost 200ft high glacier, Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Enjoy the outstanding beauty of Torres del Paine National Park, where huge granite cliffs dominate the landscape
  • See the Magellanic, Gentoo and the odd King penguin in their natural habitat at Tierra del Fuego
  • Travel to the most southerly town on earth, Ushuaia
  • Experience the pulsating and cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires
  • Explore the vast wetlands in the Pantanal, home
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Starting in Santiago and ending in Rio de Janeiro, the trip "Santiago To Rio (51 Days)" is a guided overland journeys tour that takes 51 days. You will be touring through Rio de Janeiro, El Chalten, Pantanal and 9 other destinations in Argentina, Chile and Brazil. "Santiago To Rio (51 Days)" is a group trip which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please check the package includes section for more details.

Tick some action-packed adventures off your bucket list with this once in a lifetime South American overland tour from Santiago to Rio. Begin your journey with a taste of the wonders of Patagonia. Hike to the very top of a volcano in Pucon, tackle vertical ice and trek glaciers in El Chalten and brave the rapids at Futaleufu. Take in more of the stunning sights with a closeup encounter of the Perito Moreno Glacier near El Calafate, challenge yourself to the famous 'W' Trek at Torres del Paine and explore the world's most southern city, Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego. Continue your trip with a spot of nature watching at Valdes Peninsula, a taste of Argentina's famous steak and red wine at Buenos Aires and revel in the sights and sound of the Iguazu Falls. End your South America tour in Rio for either Carnival or New Year's Eve celebrations!
  • Day 1-6 : Santiago To Bariloche
  • Day 7-22 : Bariloche To Ushuaia
  • Day 23-31 : Ushuaia To Buenos Aires
  • Day 32-33 : Buenos Aires
  • Day 34-39 : Buenos Aires To Iguazu Falls
  • Day 40-45 : Iguazu Falls To Pantanal
  • Day 46-50 : Pantanal To Parati
  • Day 51 : Parati To Rio
  • Accommodation - approx. 60% camping & 40% simple hostels/hotels
  • Meals - approx. 50%
  • All transport on Oasis Expedition Truck
  • Services of Oasis Crew
  • Camping and Cooking equipment
  • Visas
  • Local Payment of USD 1250 (2023), USD1325 (2024/5) payable at the start of the trip
  • Optional Excursions as listed in the Pre-Departure Information
  • Flights
  • Airport Taxes & Transfers
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals - approx. 50%
  • Drinks
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Santiago To Rio (51 Days) tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 29 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 29 June 2024, a deposit of 247 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Santiago To Rio (51 Days) tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Santiago To Rio (51 Days) 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Single Supplement

Prices shown here are exclusive of single supplement charge. For solo travellers and/or group travellers opting for single rooms, single supplement charges will be mandatory.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed throughout the tour.
  • 'Mini-bubbles' will be created on board the truck in Overland Tours for extra hygiene and infection control. Travelers may be required to take regular PCR tests before crossing borders between countries.
  • It is highly recommended that all travelers are fully vaccinated before the tour.
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