North and South America

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Duration: 32 days

Trip code: NOSO

Combine US cities, Canadian landscapes and South American culture in one exciting combo tour! Spend a night in NYC, take a tour of Washington DC, trek through gorgeous Allegheny National Forest and see the legendary Niagara Falls. Roll into Canada and soak up stunning wild landscapes and chic streets in Toronto and Montreal. Then head south and begin your South American adventure! Roam the colourful streets of Buenos Aires in Argentina, learn about local culture with an authentic ranch experience in Uruguay, and marvel at the enchanting Iguassu Falls. Then, explore the pristine shores of Ilha Grande before getting festive in Rio and strolling down Ipanema Beach. This is the ultimate adventure in the Americas!

Trip highlights

  • Get the best of North and South with this border-hopping adventure!
  • Hit the buzzing streets of New York and Washington DC
  • Explore the dramatic Canadian wilderness
  • Battle of the waterfalls! Compare the legendary northern Niagara with the breathtaking southern Iguassu 
  • Absorb Latin culture in the festive atmospheres of Buenos Aires and Rio!
Further trip information

Day 1: Arrive in New York City. Kick off your adventure in the Big Apple! Hit the bright lights of NYC as you arrive at any time today. There are no scheduled activities apart from a welcome meeting this evening. Get ready for the road trip of a lifetime!

Day 2: New York City to Washington DC. Stop in Philadelphia to visit Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Travel to Washington DC for a moonlight tour of the city’s famous monuments and memorials. Dinner included. 

Day 3: Washington DC. Spend a full day discovering all the wonders of Washington on a free day. See the White House, George Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and the National Mall. Breakfast and dinner included. 

Day 4: Washington DC to Allegheny National Forest. Make tracks for the great American outdoors and the awe-inspiring Allegheny Reservoir in Pennsylvania. Get close to nature in this unspoilt spot. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 

Day 5: Allegheny National Forest to Niagara Falls. Travel to Niagara Falls for the legendary 1-hour ‘Maid of the Mist’ boat tour. Optional Cave of the Winds tour. Optional casino trip. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 

Day 6: Niagara Falls to Toronto. Cross the border into Canada and arrive in Toronto. Enjoy a short orientation tour and free time in the city. Your campsite is located just outside the city. Breakfast included. 

Day 7: Toronto to Algonquin Provincial Park. Travel into the Canadian wilderness, to stunning Algonquin Provincial Park, with its wonderful wildlife, lush scenery and crystal-clear lakes. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 

Day 8: Algonquin Provincial Park. Today is a full, free day to explore the wonders of the Canadian outdoors in beautiful Algonquin Provincial Park. Hike or canoe in amazing surroundings. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 

Day 9: Algonquin Provincial Park to Montreal. Stop off in Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, en route to the French-flavoured city of Montreal. Your guide will give you a brief orientation. Breakfast included. 

Day 10: Montreal. Make the most of this full, free day in the beautiful, bilingual city of Montreal. Relax at Mount Royal Park or opt to have adrenaline fun at La Ronde Amusement Park. No meals included today. 

Day 11: Montreal to Boston. Cross back over the border into the USA. Travel through Vermont to the US city of Boston. Your guide will give you a brief orientation session and then the rest of the day is yours to explore.

Day 12: Boston to Cape Cod. Enjoy a free morning in Boston before travelling to Cape Cod, famous for its beautiful beaches. Your campsite is only a 20-minute walk from the beach - don’t miss sunset over the sea. Dinner included. 

Day 13: Cape Cod. Relax in the stunning beach surroundings of Cape Cod and enjoy a free day. Laze on the beach or join an optional whale watching tour. Breakfast and dinner included. 

Day 14: Cape Cod to New York City. Return to New York and do some last sightseeing or shopping, or enjoy a final meal and drinks out with your new friends. Look back on two weeks of amazing road trip memories! Breakfast included. The US leg of your tour ends in New York City today and you are free to depart at any time. Now time to head south and continue the adventure!

Please note: We try to run as many of our start dates back-to-back, so that your tour of South America can begin as soon as your US trip ends. On occasional start dates there may be days in between where you will need to arrange your own accommodation. Speak to us about your travel plans and we can help you organise some amazing adventures for these spare days!

Day 16-17: Buenos Aires. Arrive at any time. Free time to explore this vibrant city.

Day 18-20: Colonia/Montevideo.  Cross the Rio de la Plata by ferry to Colonia, Uruguay then on to Uruguay’s capital, Montevideo. Explore the area for yourself or choose from a range of exciting optional adventures – opt to cycle down the Rambla or take a day trip to Punta del Este. Delve into this city’s vibrant nightlife . 

Day 21-23: Estancia/ranch stay. Head towards a small rural village for a stay at a working cattle ranch. Get involved with ranch activities or spend time lazing around in the grass and sampling regional wines. Overnight bus to Argentine border on day 8.

Day 24-25: Iguassu Falls. Visit the jaw-dropping Iguassu Falls that split the Brazilian/Argentine border. Optional boat ride. 

Day 26-27: Paraty.  Fly to Sao Paulo then travel along the coast to Paraty.  Free beach time.  Enjoy some free time to explore the coast and choose from a range of optional activities, including hiking the Gold Trail, taking a jeep tour around the island, horseback riding and a boat ride with cocktails. 

Day 28-29: Ilha Grande.  Enjoy two days soaking up the sun and taking part in activities on this unique island. Opt to take a surf lesson, go diving and explore an underwater helicopter wreck, take a mountain bike tour across the island, trek through wonderful stretches of rainforest or climb up to Pico do Papagaio.

Day 30-32: Rio de Janeiro.  Free time to explore Rio from your Copacabana base. Depart from Rio de Janeiro on day 17 when your tour ends.

Dates & booking
Please note: We try to run as many of our start dates back-to-back, so that your tour of South America can begin as soon as your US trip ends. On occasional start dates there may be days in between where you will need to arrange your own accommodation. Speak to us about your travel plans and we can help you organise some amazing adventures for these spare days!

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