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South American Odyssey

Ecuador, Argentina & Brazil

From the Andean highlands to the beaches of Brazil, set off on a South American discovery like no other! Visit the equator in Quito and the volcanoes of Otovalo before going in search of rare wildlife in the Galapagos. From the city of Guayaquil head to cosmopolitan Buenos Aires to uncover the passions of tango. Feel the power of the falls in Iguazu and meet Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Departures from main Australian airports. See instructions for booking
  • International flights: Australia - Quito and Rio de Janeiro - Australia. *
  • Internal flights: Quito - Galapagos, Galapagos - Guayaquil, Guayaquil - Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires - Iguazu, Iguazu - Rio de Janeiro. **
  • 19 nights accommodation in Charm and Deluxe category hotels. *** See hotels included
  • 18 Breakfasts. ****
  • Transfers.
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide. ***** See itinerary
  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
Notes

If your destination is in the USA or Canada, or if your selected flights to a different destination have connections in the USA or Canada, it is mandatory to have an ESTA (for USA) or an eTA (for Canada) before travelling.

You can process your ESTA here: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/

You can process your eTA here: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/visit-canada/eta.html

* Important: If your outbound flight leaves at dawn (before 04:00) you must arrive at the airport the night before the selected departure day.

** Documentation of the internal flights will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 7 days after you have made your booking or delivered to you on arrival at your destination.

*** If the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by one of these alternative options or similar:

Quito: Casa Aliso, Anahi or Rio Amazonas.

Santa Cruz: Mainao, Silberstein, Villa Laguna or Albatross.

San Cristóbal: Katarma, GPS Eco Friendly or GPS Planet.

Guayaquil: Continental.

Iguazú: El Pueblito.

**** If your return flight departs early in the morning, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast.

***** Possibility of booking optional excursions in the next step of the booking. Please note that all additional optional excursions which are not selected at the time of booking must be requested before final payment is made at least 60 days before departure. The final price will be shown once you have selected the optional excursions, in the final step of the reservation process.

It is mandatory to send a copy of the valid passports of all passengers to customers@exoticca.com once you have made your reservation.

IMPORTANT: Check with your doctor's recommendation for vaccines to travel to Brazil. 

Not included:

Visa (required in Brazil), Tourist Tax (Ecotasa). National Park Entrance Fees (Iguazu Falls) - approximately A$48, drinks, tips and anything not mentioned in the Price Includes section.

Transit control card (TCC)* (A$29) and entrance to the Galapagos National Park * (A$142).

* More information can be found in Offer Conditions.

IMPORTANT: Visa required. You can apply for Brazil’s new electronic visitor’s visa at http://www.vfsglobal.com/Brazil-eVisa/

Steps to follow
  • Entry requirements :
    Minimum of 6 months validity with one passport page.
  • Visa* :
    No visa required for stays of up to 90 days
  • Currency :
    US Dollar
  • Language :
    Spanish
  • Electricity :
    Types A and B, 110 V North American type plug
  • Health :
    Yellow Fever vaccine is recommended for travel into the Amazon regions and may be mandatory if you enter Ecuador from a number of countries. Consult your doctor for advice on suggested vaccinations and to discuss the effects of altitude sickness.
  • Time zone :
    UTC -5
  • Other useful information :
    From 22 July 2018, it will be mandatory for tourists to carry a valid health insurance policy.
  • Tourist Office website :
    https://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/americas/south/Pages/ecuador.aspx
* The relevant tourist authorities can change the price of visas without prior notice
** Valid for travelers with Australia passport
*** The conditions of visas may be modified by the authorities without notice
  • Entry requirements :
    Passport with a minimum of six months validity.
  • Visa* :
    No visa is required to enter the country.
  • Currency :
    Argentine Peso.
  • Language :
    Spanish.
  • Electricity :
    220 V. Adapter required.
  • Health :
    Depending on the area of the country that you plan to visit, vaccinations against yellow fever may be necessary, especially for visits to Iguazu Falls. Consult your doctor.
  • Time zone :
    UTC - 03:00.
  • Other useful information :
  • Tourist Office website :
    https://www.argentina.travel/
* The relevant tourist authorities can change the price of visas without prior notice
** Valid for travelers with Australia passport
*** The conditions of visas may be modified by the authorities without notice
  • Entry requirements :
    Passport, valid for at least six months.
  • Visa* :
    Visa required. Apply online.
  • Currency :
    Brazilian Real (divided into 100 centavos)
  • Language :
    Portuguese.
  • Electricity :
    An adapter with two flat pins is required.
  • Health :
    Vaccinations recommended: Brazil is currently experiencing a high incidence of cases of Yellow Fever, including in Rio de Janeiro city. Yellow fever vaccine is not suitable for some people. Talk with a health care provider.
  • Time zone :
    UTC - 03:00.
  • Other useful information :
    Avoid drinking tap water as well as fruit and vegetables that have been recently washed.
  • Tourist Office website :
    www.visitbrasil.com
* The relevant tourist authorities can change the price of visas without prior notice
** Valid for travelers with Australia passport
*** The conditions of visas may be modified by the authorities without notice

Flights are non-refundable and non-amendable. Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

Galapagos transit control card (TCC) is mandatory and is checked at the airport in both Quito and Guayaquil before travel to the Galapagos Islands. Cost A$29 per person (subject to change) and made by cash payment.

At the airport Galapagos passengers must present their transit control card (TCC) with their passport and pay the entrance fee to the Galapagos National Park. Cost: A$142 per person.

If you book a triple room with a child, you will be required to share one bed.

South American Odyssey
Category:
Select departure city
Departure date:
Passengers:
Airport selection:
Select dates:
New search
Outbound flight
Airline: Air mauritus
Sábado 18 de febrero
Madrid
22:05h
Estambul
03:30h
Estambul
06:05h
Mauricio
15:30h
Vuelo de vuelta
Aerolinea: Air mauritus
Martes 25 de marzo
Mauricio
22:05h
Estambul
03:30h
Estambul
06:05h
Madrid
15:30h
  
See prices
Need Help?
1800 402 887
Monday-Friday 8am-4pm AEST
PAY IN INSTALMENTS
50% - At time of booking
50% 60 days before departure.
  • Departures from main Australian airports. See instructions for booking
  • International flights: Australia - Quito and Rio de Janeiro - Australia. *
  • Internal flights: Quito - Galapagos, Galapagos - Guayaquil, Guayaquil - Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires - Iguazu, Iguazu - Rio de Janeiro. **
  • 19 nights accommodation in Deluxe category hotels. *** See hotels included
  • 18 Breakfasts. ****
  • Transfers.
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide. ***** See itinerary
  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
Notes

If your destination is in the USA or Canada, or if your selected flights to a different destination have connections in the USA or Canada, it is mandatory to have an ESTA (for USA) or an eTA (for Canada) before travelling.

You can process your ESTA here: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/

You can process your eTA here: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/visit-canada/eta.html

* Important: If your outbound flight leaves at dawn (before 04:00) you must arrive at the airport the night before the selected departure day.

** Documentation of the internal flights will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 7 days after you have made your booking or delivered to you on arrival at your destination.

*** If the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by one of these alternative options or similar:

Quito:  Casona de la Ronda, Patio Andaluz.

Santa Cruz: Cucuve Suites.

San Cristóbal. Golden Bay.

Guayaquil: Oro Verde.

Buenos Aires: Dazzler Recoleta.

**** If your return flight departs early in the morning, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast.

***** Possibility of booking optional excursions in the next step of the booking. Please note that all additional optional excursions which are not selected at the time of booking must be requested before final payment is made at least 60 days before departure. The final price will be shown once you have selected the optional excursions, in the final step of the reservation process.

It is mandatory to send a copy of the valid passports of all passengers to customers@exoticca.com once you have made your reservation.

IMPORTANT: Check with your doctor's recommendation for vaccines to travel to Brazil. 

Not included:

Visa (required in Brazil), Tourist Tax (Ecotasa). National Park Entrance Fees (Iguazu Falls) - approximately A$48, drinks, tips and anything not mentioned in the Price Includes section.

Transit control card (TCC)* (A$29) and entrance to the Galapagos National Park * (A$142).

* More information can be found in Offer Conditions.

IMPORTANT: Visa required. You can apply for Brazil’s new electronic visitor’s visa at http://www.vfsglobal.com/Brazil-eVisa/

Steps to follow
  • Entry requirements :
    Minimum of 6 months validity with one passport page.
  • Visa* :
    No visa required for stays of up to 90 days
  • Currency :
    US Dollar
  • Language :
    Spanish
  • Electricity :
    Types A and B, 110 V North American type plug
  • Health :
    Yellow Fever vaccine is recommended for travel into the Amazon regions and may be mandatory if you enter Ecuador from a number of countries. Consult your doctor for advice on suggested vaccinations and to discuss the effects of altitude sickness.
  • Time zone :
    UTC -5
  • Other useful information :
    From 22 July 2018, it will be mandatory for tourists to carry a valid health insurance policy.
  • Tourist Office website :
    https://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/americas/south/Pages/ecuador.aspx
* The relevant tourist authorities can change the price of visas without prior notice
** Valid for travelers with Australia passport
*** The conditions of visas may be modified by the authorities without notice
  • Entry requirements :
    Passport with a minimum of six months validity.
  • Visa* :
    No visa is required to enter the country.
  • Currency :
    Argentine Peso.
  • Language :
    Spanish.
  • Electricity :
    220 V. Adapter required.
  • Health :
    Depending on the area of the country that you plan to visit, vaccinations against yellow fever may be necessary, especially for visits to Iguazu Falls. Consult your doctor.
  • Time zone :
    UTC - 03:00.
  • Other useful information :
  • Tourist Office website :
    https://www.argentina.travel/
* The relevant tourist authorities can change the price of visas without prior notice
** Valid for travelers with Australia passport
*** The conditions of visas may be modified by the authorities without notice
  • Entry requirements :
    Passport, valid for at least six months.
  • Visa* :
    Visa required. Apply online.
  • Currency :
    Brazilian Real (divided into 100 centavos)
  • Language :
    Portuguese.
  • Electricity :
    An adapter with two flat pins is required.
  • Health :
    Vaccinations recommended: Brazil is currently experiencing a high incidence of cases of Yellow Fever, including in Rio de Janeiro city. Yellow fever vaccine is not suitable for some people. Talk with a health care provider.
  • Time zone :
    UTC - 03:00.
  • Other useful information :
    Avoid drinking tap water as well as fruit and vegetables that have been recently washed.
  • Tourist Office website :
    www.visitbrasil.com
* The relevant tourist authorities can change the price of visas without prior notice
** Valid for travelers with Australia passport
*** The conditions of visas may be modified by the authorities without notice

Flights are non-refundable and non-amendable. Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

Galapagos transit control card (TCC) is mandatory and is checked at the airport in both Quito and Guayaquil before travel to the Galapagos Islands. Cost A$29 per person (subject to change) and made by cash payment.

At the airport Galapagos passengers must present their transit control card (TCC) with their passport and pay the entrance fee to the Galapagos National Park. Cost: A$142 per person.

If you book a triple room with a child, you will be required to share one bed.

South American Odyssey
Category:
Select departure city
Departure date:
Passengers:
Airport selection:
Select dates:
New search
Outbound flight
Airline: Air mauritus
Sábado 18 de febrero
Madrid
22:05h
Estambul
03:30h
Estambul
06:05h
Mauricio
15:30h
Vuelo de vuelta
Aerolinea: Air mauritus
Martes 25 de marzo
Mauricio
22:05h
Estambul
03:30h
Estambul
06:05h
Madrid
15:30h
  
See prices
Need Help?
1800 402 887
Monday-Friday 8am-4pm AEST
PAY IN INSTALMENTS
50% - At time of booking
50% 60 days before departure.

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