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.
Peru Hike, Bike & Raft (PHB)
Raise your heart rate as you hike, bike and paddle through Peru’s Andes Mountains and into the jungle below. If you’re an active adventurer looking for a challenge, then this is the trip for you. Some of the best rafting in Latin America will leave you gasping for breath, and by the time you’ve got it back, hiking the Inca Trail to the cloud forest citadel of Machu Picchu will take it away again. Downhill biking on a descent into the Manu Cloud Forest is an exhilarating highlight, and the exciting optional activities ensure that the thrills never end.
Highlights: Rafting on the whitewaters of the tough Apurimac River, climbing the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, mountain biking into the natural splendour of Manu Cloud Forest, devouring seafood in Lima.
Inland & Amazon (EIA)
From the heights of the Andes to the heat of the Amazon rainforest, experience an incredible land of contrasts on this 16-day journey through Ecuador. Explore the jungle by canoe and stay with a local Quichua family for an extraordinary cultural experience you'll never forget. Scour the market at Otavalo for special treasures and cure what ails you in a mountain hot spring. With its unique variety of accommodation and insight into rural life in the jungle, this is more than just a tour—it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Highlights: Wandering Quito and colonial cities, soaking in Andean hot springs, feeling like a local at a Quichua homestay, searching for wildlife in the Amazon and adventure in Baños, shopping at the Otavalo market, staying in a gorgeous historic hacienda.
Get off the beaten path in the highlands of Peru and discover stunning mountain scenery and remote cities few tourists visit. Getting to Cuzco is half the adventure—travel by public bus keeps costs down and allows you to connect with the locals in the rarefied mountain air of the Andes. Climb the legendary Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, the 'Lost City of the Incas'. We operate our own treks in Peru and can ensure the fair treatment of our porters—and an exceptional experience for you.
Highlights: Gazing at Andean vistas, experiencing the culture and mingling with the locals on public buses, conquering the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, sampling the seafood in Lima.
Dance your way through the best of South America's colourful cities. Kick off your adventure in Rio where you're free to explore the carnival atmosphere or soak up rays. You'll enjoy time outdoors and on the beach at Ilha Grande and connect with the land at an estancia stay in Uruguay. Best of all, we'll fly over to Iguassu Falls for more time to explore the immense cascades. With accommodation and transport arranged by a CEO, this trip offers great value and is the perfect way to discover the South America's unique vibe.
Highlights: Revelling in Rio, wandering around colonial Paraty, sipping a caipirinha on the beach in southern Brazil, being awed by Iguassu Falls, discovering the charm of Uruguay at an estancia, sampling the food and wine of Buenos Aires.
Absolute Peru (PHPT)
Scan the canopy for wildlife from the comfort of our intimate and exclusive G Lodge Amazon, contemplate mountain vistas or take an optional flight over the Nazca Lines—this epic journey explores the geography, culture and history of Peru, offering you the perfect blend of guided excursions and free time. Hike the Inca Trail, which rewards those willing to break a sweat with stunning vistas of ruins, mountainscapes and cloud forest. And because we run our own treks, we can ensure the fair treatment of our porters and the quality of food, service and equipment.
Highlights: Trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, searching for wildlife at our exclusive G Lodge Amazon, spotting condors at Colca Canyon, experiencing local life at a homestay on Lake Titicaca, exploring the mysterious Nazca Lines.
Inca Heartland (PXML)
Experience the archaeological highlights and the cultural treasures of the Andean highlands and uncover the secrets of the mysterious Nazca Lines and Peru's desert coast on this incredible 3-week adventure. Embrace Incan culture past and present in Cuzco and get a taste of Bolivian culture in La Paz. Travel by boat on Lake Titicaca and trek to the stunning ruins of Machu Picchu. As the Inca Trail’s largest operator, we run our own treks, which ensures quality food, service and equipment. Join us for an immersive experience that few travellers get to know.
Highlights: Spotting condors in the Colca Canyon, Trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Experiencing local life at a homestay on Lake Titicaca, Exploring the world's highest capital city.
Experience the adventure of a lifetime—and do it in style! Beginning in Quito and finishing in Lima, you’ll cruise the Galapagos Islands aboard our exclusive g4 then explore the mysterious lines of Nazca and discover the peaks of Incan culture and archeology high in the Andes. With a focus on comfortable transportation and superior accommodation, this adventure offers a great introduction to the region and a convenient way to explore this incredible land in comfort.
Highlights: Encountering incredible wildlife, cruising the Galapagos Islands, swimming and snorkelling, experiencing traditional life on Lake Titicaca, exploring Sacred Valley ruins, marvelling at the views from the train to Machu Picchu.
Andean Discovery (JLM)
From the awe-inspiring archeological and cultural treasures of the Andean highlands to the Nazca Lines on Peru's enigmatic coast, this epic adventure explores the heart and soul of the Andes. Embrace Incan culture in Cuzco, sail Lake Titicaca and trek the Inca Trail to the majestic ruins of Machu Picchu. Interact with locals from the region’s communities for an immersive experience that few rarely get to know. With the services of a CEO and your accommodation and transport taken care of, this trip offers great value as it introduces the region’s main sights while providing plenty of flexibility.
Highlights: Explore La Paz, Settle in with the locals at a homestay on Lake Titicaca, Conquer the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Spot condors at Colca Canyon, Sample the seafood in Lima.
Southern Divide (SMS)
For those looking to experience the history, culture and wilderness of South America, this 3-week adventure through Peru, Bolivia and Chile is packed full of some of the continent’s most iconic and popular highlights. Explore the Sacred Valley and uncover Incan history high in the Andes at legendary Machu Picchu. Explore incredible landscapes at Uyuni Salt Flats and the Atacama Desert, and encounter vibrant culture at Lake Titicaca. Because we have years of experience and established operational offices in the region, we’ll take care of the hassles—so that you can focus on the highlights. Get off the beaten track and embrace the best of this incredible region.
Highlights: Exploring the Sacred Valley, Marvelling at the views from the train to Machu Picchu, witnessing traditional life on Lake Titicaca, encountering colonial cities and historic cultures in Bolivia, crossing the Uyuni Salt Flats and mountain wilderness into Chile by 4x4.
From the heights of the Bolivian Andes to the sands of Ipanema, this incredible 25-day journey will introduce you to the diverse landscape and people of South America. Explore the wetlands of the Pantanal, the bizarre landscape of the Uyuni Salt Flats and revel in the mists of thundering Iguassu Falls. Gain greater insight into the culture on the region’s public buses and meet locals from the rural towns along the way for an immersive experience that few travellers get to know. Get off the beaten path and experience Bolivia and Brazil—a vibrant cross-section of South America.
Highlights: Exploring the salt flats of Uyuni on a 3-day 4x4 excursion, Discovering colonial cities and historic cultures in Bolivia, Searching for wildlife in the Brazilian Pantanal, Marvelling at the power of Iguassu Falls.
From the sands of Ipanema to the heights of the Bolivian Andes, this incredible 25-day journey will introduce you to the diverse landscape and people of South America. Explore the wetlands of the Pantanal, the bizarre landscape of Salar de Uyuni and revel in the mists of thundering Iguassu Falls. Gain greater insight into the culture on the region’s public buses and meet locals from the rural towns along the way for an immersive experience that few travellers get to know. Get off the beaten path and experience Brazil and Bolivia —a vibrant cross-section of South America.
Highlights: Standing in awe of Iguassu Falls, searching for wildlife in the Brazilian Pantanal, encountering colonial cities and historic cultures in Bolivia, exploring the Uyuni salt flats by 4x4.
Inland & Amazon (EIA)
In Search Of Iguassu—Rio to Buenos Aires (JRB)
Absolute Peru (PHPT)
Inca Heartland (PXML)
Galapagos South Islands and Inca Explorer (EP07MA)
Andean Discovery (JLM)
Southern Divide (SMS)
Andes to the Atlantic Experience (SXLR)
Atlantic to the Andes Experience (SXRL)
|Trip||Length||Style||Service Level||Starting Price|
|Peru Hike, Bike & Raft (PHB)||16 days||Active||Standard||
From $2550 USDPromotions Available!
|Inland & Amazon (EIA)||16 days||Classic||Standard||
From $1499 USD
|Backroads & Highlands of Peru (SPBH)||17 days||Classic||Basic||
From $1200 USDPromotions Available!
|In Search Of Iguassu—Rio to Buenos Aires (JRB)||17 days||Yolo||Basic||
From $2349 USD
|Absolute Peru (PHPT)||21 days||Classic||Standard||
From $3299 USD
|Inca Heartland (PXML)||21 days||Classic||Standard||
From $2799 USD
|Galapagos South Islands and Inca Explorer (EP07MA)||21 days||G-Plus||Comfort||
From $5299 USD
|Andean Discovery (JLM)||21 days||Yolo||Basic||
From $2299 USD
|Southern Divide (SMS)||22 days||Classic||Standard||
From $3599 USD
|Andes to the Atlantic Experience (SXLR)||25 days||Classic||Standard||
From $3449 USD
|Atlantic to the Andes Experience (SXRL)||25 days||Classic||Standard||
From $3499 USD