Get the benefit of veteran South America experts Kali Kucera, Lorraine Caputo, and Jonny Blair on your side. South America Borders is chock full of information about a myriad of entry and exit points from one country to another, that get you off the tourist trail and on to some really cool adventures.
All our documentation is thoroughly researched, and we only recommend legal crossings that are known to be safe.
Want to hike over the pass from Chile to Argentina? Zoom on a speedboat on the triple border between Peru, Brazil, and Colombia? Take the train from La Paz to Arica? Sail with the cargo ships from Panama to Colombia? Urugay, Paraguay, Venezuela, Ecuador, Guyana, Suriname? We got it and so much more.
180 pages on more than 40 crossings throughout South America that:
talk you through the exact pathways and steps from one side of the border to the other
explain what documentation you need and where to find the consulate
noted warnings or localized differences of particular crossings
visually orient you to the border with maps and videos!
Use reference grids to compare visa and cost to cross borders; crossings by transportation type; and comparisons of crossing times. Learn from the best. AndesTransit is South Americas #1 transporation schedule lookup, including buses, trains, and water taxis, specializing in outreach to independent do-it-yourself travelers and anti-tourist crowd, and in addition we are including the South America Borders guide advice on taxis, minibuses, cargo ships, yachts, shuttles, and any other type of transport necessary to get you through these often crazily busy and bureaucratic crossings.
Our chief authors Kali Kucera and Lorraine Caputo bring their vast knowledge on visa and passport requirements at each border, bizarre surprises like reciprocity taxes, exit fees, and where the immigration and consul offices are located.