Whether you intend to take it off for Carnival in Rio or cover up for a trek through the Andes, this diverse and effervescent continent will enchant and invigorate. From silent cloud forests to steaming Amazonian jungles, vast salt plains to glistening beaches, towering snow-capped mountains to thundering waterfalls, South America sets the stage for epic adventures. Add to this a captivating array of cultures, both ancient and living, and you’ve got the makings of a trip of a lifetime. Watch the sun rise over ancient Machu Picchu. Soak up the sun at Copacabana. Look a giant tortoise in the eye in the Galapagos Islands. Suck on a pisco sour in Peru. Whether it’s tango in Argentina, samba in Brazil or salsa in Colombia, the rhythms of South America will move you and have you coming back for more.
Grand Tour of South America with World Journeys
Small group hosted journey from NZ
Amazonian rainforest, Incan ruins, colonial towns, white sandy beaches and wonderful wildlife: the wonders of South America make for incredible experiences. Take this journey visiting five amazing countries starting off in the Amazon jungle before cruising the Galapagos Islands. Visit the 'Lost City of the Incas' at Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, marvel at the mighty waterfalls of Iguassu and embrace the beautiful cities of Quito, Lima, Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro. You'll love the rich history and vast range of cultures, colours and sights, all in comfort and style.
33 day tour from $25,150 per person, twin share*
Lares Trek to Machu Picchu with World Journeys
A wonderful alternative to the Inco Trail!
A wonderful alternative to the well-trodden Inca Trail! Cultural attractions en route include traditional weavers attired in colorful dress, roving herds of alpacas and llamas, and a panorama of waterfalls, snow peaks, and glacial lakes!
An extensive network of trails throughout the region lead to traditional Andean highland communities unchanged for centuries, where guests can meet local farmers, and get a glimpse of the distant past by visiting spectacular Inca archaeological sites.
5 or 7 day tour from $3,530 per person twin share*
Splendours of South America
24 Day Tailor-made Journey with Adventure World
A journey that visits all of the treasures of South America, from fascinating Peru and Bolivia through to the beats of Argentina and Brazil.
24 day journey from $8,495 per person twin share*