South America

Overland Travel in South America

With 13 countries connected through dozens of borders that require no difficult or expensive nor extensive paperwork for your overland vehicle, overland travel in South America is attractive.

Drive across the vast plains of Patagonia, watch wildlife along Argentina’s shore and hike in Chile’s marvelous Andean Mountains. Take a road trip to the lesser visited Paraguay and Uruguay.

Take your overland vehicle across the Andean Mountains of Bolivia, Peru, EcuadorColombia, and Venezuela, following the much-traveled Pan-American Highway.

The (north)eastern side of South America calls for overland adventure at its best: the beaches and Amazon Rainforest in Brazil, and the tucked-away but fascinating and beautiful countries of French Guiana, Suriname, and Guyana along South America’s northern shore.

Overlanding in Russia (©Coen Wubbels)

Books on Overland Adventures

Sure, we have our own adventures but at times it’s great to be inspired by other overlanders and read a good overlanding book – e.g. to get a feel what … Read more

Overlanding in Brazil

Why Visit Brazil? 5 Reasons

Brazil has much to offer and those who have followed our adventures know we spent more than two years driving to the country’s remotest corners, getting to know the very … Read more

Guyana’s Tapirs

Ever heard of Guyana’s Tapirs? Take a look, they are quite a sight. But they are not at all what you’d expect. No wildlife, but cars!

Overland Reunion in Venezuela

Meet the Venezuelans!

One of things that makes any journey to Venezuela unique is its incredibly kind, helpful and hospitable people…

Overlanding in Venezuela

Overlanding in Venezuela

Overlanding in Venezuela: making new friends and becoming part of Destinos Inteligentes for a weekend.

Venezuela, First Impressions: Los Llanos

Staying with indigenous people, welcomed in a workshop, invited to visit hatos and being part of one of the country’s biggest festivals. Yes, we like Venezuela.