Explore Bolivia & Brazil

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Experience the best of Bolivia and Brazil on this overland adventure through the heart of South America. See the heady heights of the Andes, the vast ice-white plains of Salar de Uyuni and explore the Pantanal's magnificent wildlife before reaching the sandy shores of Rio. From the spectacular Iguazu Falls to the chilled out beaches of Ilha Grande, this awesome adventure combines the best locations with plenty of time for independent exploration, making it the ideal way to experience the highlights of these two fascinating countries.

Itinerary

Days 1-3 La Paz

Hit the Witches' Market for everything from ponchos to potions and leather goods to lucky charms.

Days 4-6 Salar de Uyuni

Take a 4x4 tour of the salt flats of Salar de Uyuni, stopping off at the amazing red Laguna Colorado.

Days 7-8 Potosi

Descend deep underground and crawl through tight spaces on an optional tour of one of Potosi's famed mines - an experience not for the faint-hearted.

Days 9-10 Sucre

Check out the ornate interior of the Iglesia de la Merced, one of the oldest churches in South America.

Days 11-12 Santa Cruz

This friendly city has white, arcaded streets and is a great end to the trip through Bolivia.

Days 13-14 Pantanal

Cross the border and discover the Pantanal, the world's largest wetland area. A variety of wildlife call this place home, so keep an eye out for howler monkeys, giant otters and anteaters.

Days 15-17 Bonito

During free time, perhaps check out the local natural aquarium, or explore a network of caves, including one which conceals the underground Blue Lagoon.

Days 18-19 Foz do Iguazu

Take the option to view the incredible Iguazu Falls from both Brazil and Argentina. Get up close to feel the power of the 270 thundering waterfalls that span two km.

Days 20-21 Paraty

Stroll the cobbled streets of World Heritage-listed Paraty.

Days 22-24 IIha Grande

Sip caipirinhas, hike a forest trail, snooze in the sun or swim in the warm waters on this island getaway.

Days 25-26 Rio de Janeiro

Perhaps end the adventure with a cable car ride up Sugarloaf Mountain to take in the view from the feet of Christ the Redeemer?

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