Heart of Darkness World Tour


Useful Trip Information

There is so much information which I could put here but I have chosen to keep it as short as possible and therefore try to make it a useful source for others trying to plan or budget a trip of this type. 

Fuel Prices Through South America (Diesel only)

Argentina        2.06Peso in the south - 2.51Peso in the north    USD0.56-0.68/L

Bolivia            3.72Boliviano        USD0.53/L

Brazil                2.05-2.38Real        USD0.93-1.08/L

Chile                430Peso                USD0.72/L

Colombia        6000Peso/USG    USD0.84/L

Ecuador                                                USD0.40/L

French Guyane    1.05Euro/L                USD1.33/L

Guyana                Guy$153.3/L               USD0.77/L

Paraguay            4500G/L                        USD0.90/L

Peru                    10Soles/US Gallon      USD1.13/L

Suriname            Suriname $2.62/L        USD1.00/L


Venezuela        0.048B/L                    USD0.008/L   (less than 1c!!!!!)

Land Rover Servicing and Parts

Argentina- Ruben Catania, Arenales 1148, Burzaco, Buenos Aires. Tel. 4294-9755 Cell 155859-7079

Bolivia- British Motors Bolivia. Ave Arce 2708 (Esquina Ave Campos) La Paz. Tel 591 2 305394 or 355070

Colombia- Masmotors(Angel Enrique Suarez L.) Carrera 85H No.52A 55, Bogota. Cell 311 855 5047 Tel 295 51 97 masmotors2@hotmail.com GPS 04deg 40.815N 74deg 06.890 W (Servicing - cheap, friendly and good)

Ecuador- Ciuicap, La Prensa N48-101 Rio Topo, Aeropuerto, Quito. Tel 3303790 or 2240541 (Parts)

Guyana- RoverWorld. 356 Cummings St, North Cummingsburg, Georgetown. Tel 592-226-2229 Cell 592-613-3746 roverworld@gol.net.gy

Paraguay- Ace SAC, Avda Espana No.1180 (Esquina Tte Malutin)-C.C No.651 Asuncion Tel. 021 660-117/8 acesac@acesac.com.py

Peru- Ricardo Salazar Amado, Calle Rio Maranon 237-Urb. El Trebol, San Luis, Lima Tel.473-1348 salazaramadolandrover@speedy.com.pe

Suriname- S.E.M.C. Kernkampweg 36, Paramaribo. Tel.433377 or Faroek Tel.08595983 (Older parts)


Fuel Prices Through Central America (Diesel only)

Costa Rica        511Colon/USG    USD0.84/L

Honduras        56.71Lempira/USG    USD0.82/L

El Salvador    USD2.93/USG        USD0.77/L

Guatamala    22.75Q/USG        USD0.71/L

Belize            $8.15/USG        USD1.08/L

Mexico        8.2Peso/L        USD0.68/L

Land Rover Servicing and Parts

Guatemala - Transequipos S.A, Decima Avenida 20-43, Zona 1 - 01001, Guatemala City (502)2363 2153

Belize - Adventuretrex, Mile 63, Western Highway, Cayo District, Belize Tel. (501) 824-2523 info@adventuretrex.com    (Parts and service)

Belize - Steve the Land Rover Man, Northern Highway, Mile 22, Belize. GPS 17deg 40.060N 88deg 24.994W

USA - B&A Foreign Car Specialist, 778 Isom Rd, San Antonio, TX Tel 210 344 6708

Alaska - Artic Import Repair, 512 West International Airport Rd, Anchorage, Alaska 99518 (907)277 3399  www.arcticimport.com

Canada - Rovertech Automotive, 867 West 3rd St, North Vancouver, BC V7P 1E@ (604)985 6317 info@rovertech.ca