South America

South America does everything on a grand scale. The Amazon river is engulfed in steamy jungles that are the lungs of the earth that then rise to the Andes, the long mountainous spine of the Americas. There are ancient cultures, from the Moche and Chimu to the Incas who built intricate cities and mazes of interconnecting trails. Combine this with amazing history, cultures and traditional ways of life that continue today and it is easy to say that the geography and history of this land is tightly woven together. Extraordinary trekking opportunities in the sacred valleys of Peru and in the immensity of Patagonia. Foodies will love the variety with some of the best beef and lamb in the world in Argentina, the cerviche and seafood in the emerging food scene of Lima and Peru and top it all off with some fine wine from the vineyards of Argentina and Chile. Culture, history, culinary delights and jaw dropping scenic beauty South America is an adventure in every sense of the word and has something for everyone.

Tours in South America

Bolivia: High and Wild

With a wealth of history, culture and mind-blowing landscapes Bolivia entices the adventurous traveller looking for a different slice of South America. Mind blowing landscapes from the wide open spaces of the Altiplano, the salt sea of the Uyuni salt flats, the deep blue waters of Lake Titicaca, Amazon jungles and the chaotic capital city of La Paz flanked by four snow capped mountains. The charming colonial town of Sucre and the silver mining city of Potosi offer an unparalleled view to a colonial past and the thriving market at Tarabuco and infamous witches market in La Paz give visitors a glimpse of the still thriving indigenous culture and an insight into modern day Bolivia. A fascinating country, Bolivia is one of South America’s best kept secrets.
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Venezuela Encompassed

Venezuela is considered among the 20 most mega-diverse countries of the planet, with over 40% of it wilderness protected. With a truly staggering array of scenery, this trip will take you from the grassy plains of Los Llanos to the mighty Orinoco Delta to the heights of Angel Falls and the Andes Mountains. Often overlooked by all but the most intrepid of traveller, Venezuela is a challenging but very rewarding destination, join us to come discover it for yourself.
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Peru: Lost Treasures Of The Cloud Warriors

In the north of Peru are some of the most fascinating and little-known pre-Columbian sites of the whole of the Americas. This is the land of not only the Inca but also the Moche, the Chimu and the cloud warriors of Chachapoyas. Exploring far beyond the "gringo trail" we have many opportunities to meet the local descendants of these people and witness a different side of Peru. From the coastal deserts to the Northern Highlands in the Andes we get deep into the heart of Peru's multi-faceted ancient legacies and traditions.
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Cartagena to Quito Overland

Columbia is one of South America's most beautiful countries. From the Caribbean Coast to the equator this tour gives you the chance to explore this often misunderstood country of charming colonial towns, rugged and beautiful beaches, coffee plantations ands rolling mountains. Every adventure activity you can imagine is on offer, hiking, abseiling, caving, white water rafting and more. Cross the border to Ecuador for shopping at the Otavalo markets and put your feet in both hemispheres at the equator on our way the the buzzing capital of Quito. A wonderful adventure through the fascinating county of Columbia.
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Quito to Lima Overland

Ecuador and Peru are the most fascinating and accessible countries in South America. Rich in culture and landscape they are like South America in a nutshell, with terrain that ranges from steaming jungle to coastal desert to the dizzying pinnacles of the high Andes. Bathe under waterfalls, canoe down an Amazon Basin river, walk colonial cobblestoned streets, hike glaciers and discover the ancient cultures of the Moche and Chimu. This tour is a truly unforgettable trip!
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Santiago to Buenos Aires via Ushuaia Overland

Patagonia is enormous and awesome. This is an epic overland adventure through one of our favourite areas of the world, perfect for those who love the outdoors. Between the sophisticated cities of Santiago and Buenos Aires lies lakes, mountains, wilderness and wildlife. Getting out there with plenty of camping in national parks of outstanding natural beauty there is many opportunities to trek, climb, bike and horse ride through some truly breathtaking scenery. Join us on this incredible and unforgettable overlanding experience!
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Viva Colombia

Colombia is packed with historical, UNESCO and natural wonders. Moving on from its once nefarious past Columbia boasts an amazing array of landscapes from lush plantations to towering mountains, idyllic beaches and steamy rainforests. Charming cobbled street towns, colonial history and modern urban cities. Columbia is welcoming travellers and this tour offers the opportunity to discover the charms of the Columbian people and the diversity of their amazing country up close.
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Wild Peru

Hidden in the Andes, is one of Peru's best kept secrets, the rainbow coloured Vinicunca Mountains. Trekking deep into this wild and rarely visited regions of Peru, the breathtaking geological features of the 'Rainbow Mountains' looks like it has been painted with a brush. Red, orange, ochre, turquoise and blue create an unforgettable sight. Combined with learning traditional customs in the Sacred Valley, amazing wildlife, hot springs and snow capped mountains this is a wonderful journey into the hidden secrets and beauty of wild Peru.
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Lima to La Paz Overland

This fantastic itinerary takes in all the highlights between Lima and La Paz. In Peru we explore the Ballestas Islands, the Huacachina Desert, the Nazca Lines, Colca Canyon, the ancient Inca capital of Cuzco and the Inca Trails to the phenomenal ruins of Machu Picchu. Crossing the border by ferry into Bolivia we discover Lake Titicaca and the Quechua people and the highest capital city in the world, Bolivia's La Pax. So many adventure activities to do, food to try and sights to see. This is a truly special itinerary to see the very best of Peru and get a taste of Bolivia!
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Colombia Explorer

Vibrant Colombia is a land of contrasts and legends, an entire continent encompassed by one country. After being off the travel map for some time, Colombia is now moving back into the spotlight as an exciting travel destination. Ranging from palm fringed Caribbean beaches, snow-capped Andean mountain peaks, desert, verdant rain forests and National Parks, Colombian terrain is truly diverse. From the cosmopolitan metropolis of Bogotá to the cobbled alleys of the colonial towns, we will explore all aspects of the country and indulge in a multitude of activities, from bathing in mud volcanoes to trekking in Tayrona National Park. Taking in the spectacular underground salt cathedral at Zipaquira, Los Nevados National Park, the bizarre rock formations of the Tatacoa Desert, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of San Agustin, there will be plenty of opportunity to experience the real Colombia and venture off the beaten track, meet the warm and
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La Paz to Santiago Overland

From the high Bolivian Altiplano to the heart of Argentina's grasslands, this trip will takes you through some of South America's most beautiful landscapes. La Paz, surrounded by snow capped mountains, the colonial mining town of Potosi and the mesmerizing salt plains of Salar de Uyuni, one of South America's most incredible natural wonders. Cross the surreal wilderness of the high Altiplano before descending into Chile's moon like Atacama Desert. From the sublime to the wine of northwest Argentina and the chance to play gaucho (cowboy) staying at an estancia. This exciting tour of Bolivia, Chile and Argentina explores landscapes and cultures like no other.
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Bolivia & Chile: Altiplano to Atacama Explorer

The altiplano or high plains of Bolivia is one of South America’s most dramatic and distinctive landscapes. Home to active volcanoes, brightly coloured lakes and sweeping salt flats, these high altitude lands offer the chance for real adventure. Despite stretching from southern Peru to northern Argentina, the altiplano is perhaps at its most striking in Bolivia’s south-west border area with Chile and this is an area we will explore in depth in our 4WD journey across the remote vastness to San Pedro de Atacama, one of the world’s driest places. However this tour also offers a chance to access this harsh but beautiful region via a rarely used route from Santa Cruz which takes in not only the well-known sites of Potosi and Sucre, but also some lesser known gems such as the UNESCO pre-Incan ruins at Saimapata, La Higuera where Cuba’s favourite revolutionary, Che Guevara, met his bitter end and
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Santiago to Ushuaia Overland

This is an epic overland adventure through one of our favourite areas of the world - Patagonia. It's perfect for those who love the outdoors, with plenty of camping in national parks of outstanding natural beauty, and the chance to trek, climb, bike, and horse ride through some truly breathtaking scenery. From the elegant Chilean capital of Santiago to the remote Argentinian town of Ushuaia via the spectacular lake district, the wild and desolate north Patagonia to the glaciers, peaks and breathtaking hiking of southern Patagonia, this overland adventure gets you deep into the heart of the wonderful world that is Patagonia.
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