La Paz to Buenos Aires

Through Bolivia and Argentina, this all-encompassing adventure takes you through the salt flats of Salar de Uyuni, winding along the colour splashed Andes of northern Argentina, camping at a traditional estancia in the heart of the pampas and ending in the sophisticated streets of Buenos Aires. Discover a wealth of fascinating locations, awe-inspiring scenery and friendly locals on this epic Overland Adventure from La Paz to Buenos Aires.

Itinerary

Days 1-2 La Paz

Learn about Bolivia's controversial botanical history at the Coca Museum. At night, head out to one of La Paz's busy restaurant precincts for some fine Latin American fare.

Days 3-4 Potosi

Explore the tin-mining city of Potosi and perhaps take an optional tour through a working mine.

Days 8-9 San Pedro de Atacama

Depart Bolivia and travel across the border into Chile and camp at one of the world's best places for stargazing. By day, visit the surreal lunar landscape of Valle de la Luna.

Days 10-12 Salta

Skip across the border again, this time into Argentina. Wander the elegant streets of Salta city and perhaps take the cable car to the top of Cerro San Bernardo - the view of the surrounding mountains is spectacular.

Days 18-19 Cordoba

Travel to Cordoba and admire the finest colonial architecture in Argentina. Enjoy losing time along the scenic streets of this vibrant university city.

Days 20-21 Buenos Aires

From tango classes to football games, it's impossible to resist the passion and spirit of Argentina's capital. Attractions are many and varied, from a visit to Recoleta Cemetery to see Eva Peron's tombstone or a shopping spree in the funky Palermo Soho neighbourhood.

Days 5-6 Uyuni/Salar de Uyuni

Visit Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flat, for an astonishing adventure. During the dry season the salar forms a blinding blanket of white; however, when wet it acts as a giant mirror, reflecting the sky and surrounding volcanoes. Continue across the Bolivian altiplano past red lakes and steaming volcanoes.

Day 13 Cafayte

Nestled in a picturesque valley in the Andean foothills, Cafayate is a welcome retreat. Learn about local wine production during an optional vineyard tour then take a walk through the surrounding countryside.

Day 14 Quilmes

Pitch a tent on a working cattle farm and experience traditional Argentine hospitality. Enjoy a famous asado barbecue washed down with some local red wines. Why not spend time exploring the vast pampas on horseback or maybe stop by a local school to meet the kids.

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