South America & Central America Travel Tours & Trips

Cayo Macho catamaran cruise
UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Havana
Cumana Bay, Trinidad
Santiago De Cuba's Afro-Cuban culture
Camaguey's labyrinthine streets and alleys
Ernesto Che Guevara Monument in Santa Clara
The tobacco fields of Viñales Valley
Cayo Levisa's beaches
  • Trips & tours in South America & Central America

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    Mendoza Experience - Independent - 3 days

    Argentina’s world-famous reputation for winemaking goes back to the pink-skinned Criolla grape, which was first planted by Spanish missionaries around...
    Countries visited: Argentina
    From US $2170

    Torres del Paine Experience - Independent - 4 days

    This trekking adventure incorporates Patagonia's finest mountain landscapes. From your base in Puerto Natales, head into the spectacular Torres Del Paine...
    Countries visited: Chile
    From US $1240

    El Chalten Experience - Independent - 5 days

    While most of the glaciers in the world, including the 50 or so that straddle the backbone of the Patagonian Andes, are shrinking in today’s warming...
    Countries visited: Argentina
    From US $1110

    Bariloche Experience - Independent - 4 days

    Surrounded by Patagonian peaks, Valdivian rainforest and a secluded glacial fjord, Nahuel Huapi Lake is legendary in more ways than one. In 1922, experts from...
    Countries visited: Argentina
    From US $1142

    Perito Moreno Glacier Experience - Independent - 4 days

    The windy conditions of the Peninsula Magallanes make it an ideal place to spot the Andean condor. As the largest flying land bird in the Western Hemisphere,...
    Countries visited: Argentina
    From US $3515

    San Jose to Panama - 17 days

    It’s no wonder so many people go to Boquete to retire. Nestled in the highlands of Panama, its mountainous surrounds, crisp fresh air, and local fruit...
    Countries visited: Costa Rica, Panama
    From US $2545

    Panama Highlights - 10 days

    When hiking in Boquete keep an eye out for the resplendant quetzal, a bird with near-mythic status around these parts. Sacred to the ancient Mayans and Aztec...
    Countries visited: Costa Rica, Panama
    From US $390

    Quito and the Centre of the Earth Experience - Independent - 3 days

    The Virgin of Quito is the most iconic of the 3500 works of art in the Monastery of San Francisco. Reproduced all over the country as a popular cult image, it...
    Countries visited: Ecuador
    From US $890

    Nazca Experience - Independent - 3 days

    Animals feature prominently in the art of the pre-Incan Nazca people, who believed in a sacred relationship with mythical nature gods. Prominent among these is...
    Countries visited: Peru
    From US $325

    La Paz Experience - Independent - 3 days

    There are many weird and wonderful items on offer at the Witches’ Market in La Paz, from longevity-granting toucan beaks and ‘lucky’ frogs to...
    Countries visited: Bolivia
  • 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

    Ride the rainbow: five of South America's most colourful destinations

    You’d need a pretty extensive colour wheel to capture the full spectrum of South America. The continent tends to manifest its passion and bravado in visible ways. 

    There’s that flash of Quechua pink and purple in Peru, a swirl of Argentine crimson or the eye-popping glitter of Rio’s...

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    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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  • Past Travellers' Ratings & Comments

    Classic Galapagos - Central Eastern Islands

    Susan - United Kingdom, 22 Jun, 2013
    Overall Rating

    I really enjoyed the trip, very varied and interesting. The catamaran was lovely and clean and the bedrooms fresh and cleaned every day. Daily transfers to the dinghy efficient and fast. Food was excellent and the crew extremely friendly.Sadly on our 3 days there were no animals on the island walks and only one walk where we saw sea lions and iguanas. People who had been on the trip for the previous 3 days in the Northern islands saw many different species.

    Classic Peru

    John - Australia, 1 Jul, 2013
    Overall Rating

    This is the first organised tour we have done. We were very impressed with every aspect and would definitely consider Peregrine again if we were to do another tour.

    Galapagos Explorer - Southern Islands

    Brian - New Zealand, 2 Jul, 2013
    Overall Rating

    A great trip with a wonderful Naturalist, Fabian.

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