South America Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Help please! Trying to plan a South American trip!

Jump to last reply

Hey guys, I'm trying to plan a South American trip from beginning of May till middle of July 2014. I'm going with my girlfriend, I have a $20,000 budget for both of us.. I'm wanting to see pretty much what everybody else goes to see: Rapa Nui, Torres del Paine, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, the Brazilian amazon, Iguazu falls, Rio de Janeiro and Angel falls. I`d like to see the Galapagos as well but don`t think I can afford it this time around. I also want to incorporate a few games of FIFA world cup. Preferably at the Maracana. I'll be flying out of Vancouver, BC. I'm not sure where I should fly into first.. Cuzco? Santiago? Then fly back home from Venezuela? I don't mind taking trains, buses, planes. With my budget I doubt I'll be able to stay in hotels and fly all the time so hostels are fine as well.. I realize that's a lot to see but I did all of Western Europe in 60 days so I think I can handle it. I`ve read some of the forums that are on here already but they all go so far off topic. Any help and insight would be highly appreciated. Thanks!

4 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Croatia Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 24, 14 at 05:34 PM
View all South America activity »
  1. 1 Cusco, Pto Maldonado, Titicaca and Trujillo!
  2. 2 Speak to me of Peru
  3. 3 Trip Report Back to South America
  4. 4 Amazon from the Andes?
  5. 5 Please Help - Santiago, Mendoza & Buenos Aires
  6. 6 Bogotá Restaurants
  7. 7 RECIFE, where to stay during WORLD CUP??
  8. 8 Inhotim in one day? please???
  9. 9 What time to arrive at Machu Picchu?
  10. 10 Salta vs. Santiago
  11. 11 Buenos Aires + only 1 Patagonia location
  12. 12 Brazil visa for Iguazu + fees for Argentina & Chile
  13. 13 Somewhere hot!!!!!!
  14. 14 Itinerary advice for a 5 week trip to Peru
  15. 15 Peru/Machu Picchu/Cuzco suggestions
  16. 16 Plan a 3 month South America trip in less than 2 months:-)
  17. 17 Trip to Machu Picchu
  18. 18 Fire in Valparaiso
  19. 19 HELP!!! Sao Paulo for a day???
  20. 20 Machu Picchu with a bum knee
  21. 21 Independence Day in Cuzco
  22. 22 Cotopaxi Day Tour
  23. 23 Travel from Cusco to Tacna by bus
  24. 24 Driving in Ecuador
  25. 25 Trip Report Out travels in Bolivia Peru and Ecuador
View next 25 » Back to the top