Overview & Map

This 101-day overland tour is operated by Dragoman Overland

Starting in either Cartagena, Colombia or Ushuaia, Argentina, this overland tour travels the length of South America via Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile & Argentina (including Patagonia).

Ushuaia to Cartagena overland tour route map

Is this trip for me?

Accommodation – this trip is about 40% camping, including some wild camps with no facilities. In towns, dorm accommodation is often used, upgrades may be available, but sharing a dorm with your fellow expedition members is just another part of the overland experience!

Altitude – this trip spends some time above 2,800m, so you should talk to your doctor about the potential effects of altitude especially if you have any pre-existing medical conditions and/or medications.

Activity Level – South America is a hiker’s paradise, so if you are keen on day hikes or multi-day hikes, South America will be a fantastic destination for you, and this trip offers you lots of opportunities to stretch your legs. There are several day treks included in the itinerary as well as the 4-day Inca Trail trek.

Nature vs Culture – South America has a huge amount to offer in terms of nature (including wildlife) and culture, so there is something for everyone!

Activities – This trip has a huge number of included activities which is great news if you are the type of person who wants to get fully immersed in every activity available along the way.

Language – In South America you will need to be able to speak a little bit of Spanish in order to enjoy your travels.  You don’t need to be fluent but a few key phrases will make life a lot easier for you!

Ushuaia by night

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