South America

South America

hiking in front of machu picchu

Something for everyone (and then some)

A land awash in ancient history, mind-boggling landscapes, entrancing culture, and non-stop fun, there’s a side of South America that’s perfect for every traveller – including you. The colossal peaks of Patagonia and the Andes beg to be climbed, while the enveloping rainforests that surround the mighty Amazon seem designed to be explored. Along the way, reminders of the Inca, the conquistadors, and others who came before dot the landscape, and the intoxicating pull of the vibrant cities is never far away. The time of your life awaits down here. All you have to do is find it.

Popular countries in South America

Featured blog posts

Top 5 Places to Experience Wildlife with Kids

Sept. 18, 2014, 9 a.m.

There are many places where we can expose our children to the wildlife of our planet, places where animals roam freely and we become only an observer. Family blogger, Jenna Francisco takes us around the globe to her top 5 choices to see wildlife with children

Los Cuernos: The Horns of Patagonia

Sept. 4, 2014, 9 a.m.

Travel down the paths of Patagonia's W trek Circuit for a primer in geography, history, and most certainly, beauty

Exploring Rio’s Rochina Favela

Sept. 1, 2014, 9 a.m.

Take an insider look at Rio's Rochina favela to learn more about how a Planeterra project contributes to this unique and vibrant community.

South America Tours

Countries we visit in South America