Expedition Overland: South America
After finishing the North and Central American portion, the Expedition Overland crew returns for the next journey to complete the Pan-American Highway: South America.
1. Let's Go to Columbia
Join us for an all-new season of adventure, beginning with Colombia! Meet the characters, the overlanding vehicles, and join us as we pick up the trucks and make our way through the beautiful country of Colombia.
2. In Love with Columbia
The Expedition Overland crew meets up with a guide, winding their way up into the Andes mountains of Colombia! They then drop down into the Tatacoa Desert where they taste the fruits of the region and enjoy time with the locals. The team has fallen in love with Colombia and the people, but it's ...
3. Reaching New Heights in Ecuador
Crossing their first South America border into Ecuador, the Expedition Overland team is on the hunt for the equator! They make their way up to stand on the active Cotopaxi Volcano (second highest active volcano in the world) and enjoy the moment. They continue on their way, overlanding through Ec...
4. A Rude Awakening in Peru
The team continues their overlanding journey through Peru, starting in the Cordillera Blanca. After Nate has an "unfortunate" bathroom incident, they roll through large single lane tunnels and admire all of the remains of bootlegging mining operations. Heather's birthday is celebrated and Jeff's ...
5. The Floating Islands
After a changeover in a few team members, the Expedition Overland crew joins a local guide in Peru and enjoys a swim with sea lions! After an exhilarating day on the water, the team continues their overlanding adventure to the Paracas Dunes for their next campsite. Dune driving at night proves di...
6. Ferries and Death Roads, Bolivia
Route planning tips from Kurt starts the day as the crew gets ready to cross the border from Peru to Bolivia. After an epic (and slightly sketchy) ferry crossing, the team traverses through traffic in La Paz and finds themselves on quite the adventure. They make their way to Bolivia's infamous De...
7. People are People
The team runs into trouble sourcing fuel in Bolivia before they make their way to the incredible and expansive Salar De Uyuni salt flats. They enjoy meeting and trading patches with a local military group and then spend some time exploring old tombs! This overlanding crew is loving Bolivia!
8. Reaching the Peak
The team continues their overlanding adventure in Bolivia by visiting a train "graveyard" and learning about the history of the area. As they head south, they make their way through Valle De Rocas and encounter multiple changes in terrain. A late night pulling into camp reveals the beauty of Lagu...
9. Letting Winter Pass
The teams first night of camping in Chile finds warmer temps causing good spirits for all! They spend time exploring the diverse landscape of Valley Of The Moon before heading home to allow the worst of the winter to pass the southern countries before they can complete the Pan American Highway. ...
Heading south on a series of ferries, one that was 5 hours, and continuing on the Carretera Austral (Chile's Route 7) the team travels deeper into Patagonian Andes! They jump at the chance to hop on a boat to take in the truly remarkable marble caves (Cuevas de Mármol).
11. No-Man's Land
Crossing into Argentina from Chile, the Expedition Overland crew decides to cross via "no-man's-land," a seven-mile stretch of riverbed with various tributaries. Paperwork trouble keeps the team on their toes as these overlander's take a risk for some adventure. Get your water crossing fix in thi...
12. It's Just the End of a Road
During the South America finale, the team takes in the spectacular Mt. Fitz Roy peak and the Moreno Glacier (Argentina and Chile). After a few vehicle challenges, the Expedition Overland crew gets rolling again to reach the "end of the road," the end of the Pan-American Highway, in Ushuaia, Argen...