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 Best of Brazil (SZBB)
From the heat of Rio’s nightlife to the chilled out atmosphere of Ilha Grande, discover the treasures of Brazil on this comfortable week-long adventure. You’ll wander the colonial streets of Paraty—it’s a UNESCO heritage site and quite possibly the prettiest spot on the planet—and savour seafood and life without cars on the island of Ilha Grande. Stand in awe of awesome Iguassu Falls deep in the interior, then marvel at it from Argentina’s side. Brazil awaits—let’s make the most of it.
Highlights: Exploring the remote and relaxed island of Ilha Grande, Cruising on a schooner to pristine islands and beaches while sipping a caipirinha, Being awed by Iguassu Falls, Feeling the energy of Rio de Janeiro.
Essential Ecuador (SEEE)
From the outdoor playground of Baños to the bustling lanes of the Otavalo market, get an introduction to the culture, history and spectacular scenery of Ecuador on this 8-day adventure. Venture through the 'Avenue of the Volcanoes' amidst the Andean mountain scenery and mingle with the locals. Because we have years of experience in Quito and an established operational office, we’ll take care of the hassles—so that you can focus on the highlights. And, with a guided tour of the Ingapirca ruins and plenty of optional excursions, this adventure offers up a great combination of must-see highlights and free time to do your own thing.
Highlights: Soaking in Andean hot springs, pursuing outdoor adventure in Baños, driving along the scenic 'Avenue of the Volcanoes', exploring Incan ruins and colonial cities, bartering with the local artisans at Otavalo's Market.