South America Tours
Variety is the spice of life and a key ingredient to the art of travel. South America offers more variety of culture, wildlife, adventure and natural beauty than any other continent. This liveliness and diversity are evident as soon as you arrive. In South America friendly people welcome you into their lives, happily sharing their culture, their food and even their homes. Once you start to explore this part of the world you quickly realize it holds many of the most intriguing and beautiful destinations on earth. On a South America adventure one arrives with a sense of wonder, and returns home with a newfound respect for the great diversity of this part of the world.
The Amazon rainforest is so full of life; embrace it for yourself during a week unlike any other. From Quito, you’ll travel to your new home in the jungle and meet the Quichua family who will host you in their home for the next four nights. Discover waterfalls on jungle walks and travel to an animal rescue centre by canoe. You’ll learn about medicinal plants and how to use a blowgun, experience a shaman ceremony, and visit a local school. Most importantly, you’ll befriend a people few outsiders have the honour to even meet.
Highlights: Living like a local in the Amazon rainforest, learning Quichua traditions by interacting with a local family, visiting an animal rescue centre, honing your blowgun skills, experiencing a shaman ceremony.
Peru Multisport (SPHK)
How do you improve a trip that already includes the Sacred Valley, the Inca Trail and Lake Titicaca? Throw in some bikes, a few kayaks and loads of high-energy thrills, that’s how! Peru Multisport connects immersive cultural interaction and classic Peruvian landmarks with challenging physical activities tailored specifically for adrenaline junkies and fitness freaks. Climb and bike your way from small villages to astounding monuments, then explore Lake Titicaca from a kayak; a perspective few visitors ever get the chance to see. Need more? Consult your CEO; they’ll keep your zest for adventure satisfied.
Highlights: Soaking in the views by bicycle in the Sacred Valley, climbing the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, kayaking Lake Titicaca, mingling with the locals and learning about traditional life, savouring the Altiplano scenery, devouring seafood in Lima.
This 10-day adventure is perfect for those who want to experience the incredible wildlife and scenery of the Galapagos Islands but prefer to sleep on shore—so your time on the water is limited to commuting between islands. Go ashore at the lesser-visited island of Isabela and spend your days with playful sea lions, giant manta rays and the Galapagos giant tortoise. This adventure offers a great balance of guided excursions and free time—and optional activities abound.
Highlights: Encountering incredible wildlife, Snorkelling and swimming with sea turtles and manta rays, racing a bike downhill in San Cristóbal, searching for whitetip reef sharks in 'Shark Alley', hiking the Sierra Negra volcano, visiting the Charles Darwin Research Station.
Challenge. Desolation. Unlimited wonder. It’s not difficult to grasp what attracted the great explorers to Antarctica. Get a personal appreciation for the struggle to tame the bottom of the world on this 22-day adventure to the land than entranced Ernest Shackleton and countless others since. Down here, you’ll explore the Falkland Islands, encounter abandoned whaling stations on South Georgia Island and pay your respects at Shackleton’s grave. Elsewhere, you’ll catch up with penguins (king, chinstrap and gentoo varieties) and learn all about them through daily lectures, get close to whales and cavorting seals from a Zodiac boat and keep an eye peeled for towering icebergs and massive glaciers. Prepare to be astonished.
Highlights: Discover Buenos Aires—‘the Paris of the Americas’, explore abandoned whaling stations and visit Shackleton’s grave, meet the hardy locals of the Falkland Islands, visit king penguin colonies of over a million birds, explore the South Shetland Islands as they begin to thaw for the summer, encounter stunning glaciers and mighty icebergs
Local Living Ecuador: Amazon Jungle (SEJL)
Peru Multisport (SPHK)
Land Galapagos—Multi-Activities (SEGL)
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Islands (XVGFSX)
|Trip||Length||Style||Service Level||Starting Price|
|Local Living Ecuador: Amazon Jungle (SEJL)||7 days||Local Living||Basic||
From $499 USD
|Peru Multisport (SPHK)||15 days||Active||Standard||
From $2599 USD
|Land Galapagos—Multi-Activities (SEGL)||10 days||Classic||Standard||
From $2999 USD
|Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Islands (XVGFSX)||22 days||Small Ship Cruising & Sailing||N/A||
From $9499 USD