Transportation

Top Choice Cable Car in La Paz

Mi Teleférico

Designed by Austrian company Doppelmayr, the teleférico has been an apple in the eye of Bolivian politicians for decades. Opposition to the project faded under Morales presidency, and the red, green and yellow lines…
Top Choice Train in Curitiba

Serra Verde Express

The Serra Verde Express between Curitiba and Morretes offers sublime views of threatening mountain canyons, tropical green lowlands and the vast, blue Atlantic. As you descend, watch as the climate and environment c…
Cable Car in Salta

Teleférico

This cable car zips you up to the top of Cerro San Bernardo in less than 10 minutes.
Cruise in Puerto Montt

Navimag

Navimag's ferry Evangelista, which sails on Friday from Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales and back on Friday (with boarding Thursday evening), is a stunning three-night journey through Chile's fjords; book passage at N…
Boat in Puerto Natales

Navimag Ferry

For many travelers, a journey through Chile's spectacular fjords aboard the Navimag Ferry becomes a highlight of their trip. This four-day and three-night northbound voyage has become so popular it should be booked …
Bus in Rio de Janeiro

Premium Auto Ônibus

Premium Auto Ônibus operates safe air-con buses from the international airport along several different itineraries. For the Zona Sul, take No 2018, which heads southward through the bairros of Glória, Flamengo and B…
Border Crossing in Mendoza & the Central Andes

Paso Internacional Los Libertadores

Do not underestimate the potential complications of this border crossing, at 3200m one of the highest in the world. In good weather, things should proceed smoothly, if slowly, because of the immigration and customs …
Ferry in Punta Arenas

Transbordador Austral Broom

Operates three ferries to Tierra del Fuego from the Tres Puentes ferry launch. The car and passenger ferry to/from Porvenir (CH$6200/39,800 per person/vehicle, 2½ to four hours) usually leaves at 9am but has some af…
Train in Esquel

La Trochita

Argentina's famous narrow-gauge steam train averages less than 30km/h on its meandering weekly journey between Esquel and Nahuel Pan – if it runs at full speed. In its current incarnation, La Trochita, which Paul Th…
Bus in Retiro

Retiro Bus Terminal

BA’s modern Retiro bus terminal is 400m long, three floors high and has bays for 75 buses. The bottom floor is for cargo shipments and luggage storage, the top for purchasing tickets and the middle for everything el…