South America & Central America Travel Tours & Trips

Sullivan Bay's black lava field
Sombrero Chino
Bartolome's lunar-like landscape
The tortoises of Charles Darwin Research Station
Waved albatrosses and boobies on Espanola Island
Snorkelling in the volcanic cone of Devil’s Crown
Post Office Bay on Floreana
Frigatebird spotting
Puerto Ayora
Teotihuacan's Pyramids of the Sun and Moon
  • Trips & tours in South America & Central America

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    From US $2495

    Inca Adventure - 11 days

    On the floating islands of Lake Titicaca you will stay with a local Uros family. The Uros civilisation pre-dates the Incas and, according to legend, existed...
    Countries visited: Bolivia, Peru
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    From US $1580

    Amazing Costa Rica - 9 days

    The tropical wet and dry forests of Manuel Antonio National Park make it a unique haven for 270 species of bird life. Expect forest walks to be accompanied by...
    Countries visited: Costa Rica
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    From US $1695

    A Touch of Cuba - 8 days

    Iconic political activist, Ernesto Guevara de la Serna, is better known simply as Che Guevara. After being executed in Bolivia in 1967, the location of his...
    Countries visited: Cuba
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    From US $4935

    Galapagos Panorama - Northern Islands - 10 days

      In 1535 the Galapagos Islands were discovered by Fray Tomas de Berlanga, the Bishop of Panama. In 1835, Charles Darwin first arrived on the HMS Beagle....
    Countries visited: Ecuador, Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
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    From US $2002

    Amazon Wilderness Experience - Independent (5 days Sacha Lodge) - 5 days

    “I ventured deep into the Amazon with hopes of seeing the elusive jaguar, knowing full well that I had more chance of seeing Australia win an Ashes Test...
    Countries visited: Ecuador
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    From US $1775

    Amazon Wilderness Experience- Independent 4 days (Sacha Lodge) - 4 days

      “I ventured deep into the Amazon with hopes of seeing the elusive jaguar, knowing full well that I had more chance of seeing Australia win an...
    Countries visited: Ecuador
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    From US $8330

    Grand Galapagos - 17 days

    This is our most comprehensive journey in the Galapagos. Spend two weeks onboard our very own vessel, the well-appointed Queen Beatriz, and enjoy a once-in-a-...
    Countries visited: Ecuador, Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
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    From US $3120

    Galapagos Encounter - Central Islands - 6 days

    As we fly from Quito to the Galapagos Islands, located in the equatorial water of the Pacific Ocean, we suddenly find ourselves in a very different world. As...
    Countries visited: Ecuador, Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
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    From US $3770

    Galapagos Encounter - Southern Islands - 6 days

    As we fly from Quito to the Galapagos Islands, located in the equatorial water of the Pacific Ocean, we suddenly find ourselves in a very different world. As...
    Countries visited: Ecuador, Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
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    From US $3625

    Galapagos Explorer - Central Islands - 7 days

    Ready for a stare off with an iguana? A swim with friendly sea lions? Or a walk across a lava landscape? Then spend five days aboard the Queen Beatriz with us.
    Countries visited: Ecuador, Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
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  • Why we love South America & Central America

    • Latin America does nature on an unashamedly grand scale - from some of the world's best trekking in Patagonia's national parks to exploring Costa Rican cloud-forests; venturing upriver in Ecuador's Amazon to standing in awe of iconic Iguazu Falls
    • A great experience is to go to a milonga in Buenos Aires. These local tango shows are often in the back of a small restaurant and can be hard to find, so inside knowledge is the key!
    • Twitchers will love the Galapagos, and the nesting grounds of the waved albatross on Espanola Island. The birds nest on a cliff, and you can stand on the edge of it and watch these amazing creatures with a huge wingspan, flying right towards you
    • Around beautiful Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, in Chichicastenango, you’ll see priests performing ancient Mayan religious rituals on the steps of the relatively new (only four centuries old!) Catholic church
    • See the native Aymara women in the street markets of La Paz with their brightly coloured dresses offset by a few-sizes-too-small bowler hat

    Safety information

    Your safety is our top priority. It’s one of the main things we consider when designing and operating our trips. Here’s some of the ways we help to keep you safe, and a few of the things you can do to make your trip memorable for all the right reasons. Before you travel We monitor travel alerts provided by the Australian, UK, USA and Canadian governments on a daily basis. Before a tour goes on sale we assess any risks and decide how to reduce and manage these. If we determine that an entire trip, part of a trip or an activity is too risky we won’t do it. It’s as simple as that. If we can’t address the issues and improve conditions we might modify an itinerary, change the accommodation or even decide not to travel to a certain location. Our overseas staff and local leaders are trained to address any health and safety concerns during trips. Before you travel, we’ll give you an emergency phone number. You’ll also get comprehensive pre-departure information, with information about vaccinations and other relevant health issues. We’ll also tell you if there’s any special clothing or equipment you need to bring. During your trip: You local leader is trained in first aid and always carries a first aid kit. Being a local means that if something does go wrong they know fastest and most effective way to get help. We’ll also give you a 24-hour emergency number in addition to the emergency destination telephone number. What you can do: Read through all the information we send you. If you’ve got any questions we’re always available to help. Keep an eye out for travel alerts by consulting your local Foreign Office. We also monitor these daily so that we can modify tours if necessary. Get some medical travel advice about the countries you are visiting, particularly about vaccinations and the type of personal first aid kit you should carry. Make sure you tell us any medical conditions, special needs or dietary requirements you might have. Get your vaccinations and take relevant medication well before travelling so they have time to take effect.

  • From our Blog

    The Galapagos Islands: the alternative safari

    It's no secret that the Galapagos Islands play host to some of the world's most fascinating, mesmerising and downright peculiar critters. And whether they inhabit land, air or sea, these animals serve up some of our planet's best opportunities to get up close and personal with wildlife. In fact, the level...

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    Your ultimate 2015 guide to the Galapagos Islands

    The Galapagos Islands. Even just the name speaks of far-flung isles, untouched wilderness and that sought-after sense of discovery.

    Located almost a thousand kilometres off the coast of mainland Ecuador, and scattered throughout the equatorial seas of the Pacific Ocean, this tiny cluster of...

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    5 must-eats in Lima

     

    Lima has quickly become one of the world’s most acclaimed dining destinations. Laced with an eclectic mix of street stalls, cafes and fine dining haunts – foodies the world over are flocking to sample the city’s famed delights. Here are a few of our favourite places to taste the...

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    The pride of Peru: Renaldi Chacca

    After reading our chat with Renaldi Chacca, two things about him will become apparent: his unwavering love and pride for his home country, and his commitment to showing his travellers as much of it as he possibly can. Renaldi is the gold standard in everything Peregrine holds dear, and we are truly lucky...

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    The unexpected shopping delights of Lima

    The capital of Peru is one of great contrasts. Gleaming modern seaside homes sit beside sprawling shanty towns, the city is situated in the centre of the desert but is widely known as the garden city, it is the only major city in the world with golf course in the middle of the financial district…The list...

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  • Past Travellers' Ratings & Comments

    Argentina & Brazil

    Dale - Australia, 1 Jan, 1970
    4
    Overall Rating

    The accommodation was excellent and staff very helpful - great having a rooftop pool and locations were spot on. We would however have been happy with lesser standard at a better price. Iguazu was great, and Rio Favella tour especially and Lapa night out arranged by the tour guide.

    Argentina & Brazil

    Gary - Peru, 1 Jan, 1970
    5
    Overall Rating

    Amazon & Inca Adventure

    Michelle - Australia, 30 Jan, 2014
    4
    Overall Rating

    Belge was a fantastic tour guide and no faults at sll. A lot of really early starts at the beginning which was taxing on the body and mind. The amazon had maybe a little bit too much bird watching for me personally. I would have preferred a different choice of activity. Overall very good.

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