Looking for a long trip in South America?

South America and long travel go together like ice cream and happiness. It’s huge. It’s cheap. And it’s got more diversity, color and chaos than the other continents rolled into one. You might start you journey in Rio, kicking back on the sands of Ipanema, but before you know it you’re trekking through the Brazilian Amazon, or the cloud forests of Ecuador. Join a Quechan street party in Cuzco, cross the Bolivian altiplano, eat hot empanadas in Santiago or venture into the untamed wilds of Patagonia. If this place doesn’t convince you to drop everything and live like Indiana Jones, nothing will.

One month in South America 

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CAD $4,045
AUD $4,275
EUR €2,775
GBP £2,185
NZD $4,595
ZAR R49,060
CHF FR3,070
Experience the best of Ecuador and Peru: the Amazon Jungle, street food in Cusco, Andean family homestays at Lake...
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CAD $10,745
AUD $11,350
EUR €7,375
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Packed full of highlights, this journey showcases the diversity of wonders across the Andes and Amazon, taking in...

Our longest trips in South America  

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CAD $3,743
AUD $3,953
EUR €2,566
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CHF FR2,849
Visit South America and travel through Argentina and Chile, from Santiago to Buenos Aires via Ushuaia. Experience...
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CAD $5,802
AUD $5,790
EUR €3,912
GBP £2,953
NZD $6,225
ZAR R57,828
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Visit South America and travel through Peru, Bolivia and Argentina from Lima to Buenos Aires. Follow the Inca Trail,...
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AUD $6,600
EUR €4,570
GBP £3,390
NZD $7,095
ZAR R60,830
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Visit South America and travel through Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. Visit Potosi, Salar de Uyuni, Buenos...
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CAD $6,195
AUD $6,645
EUR €4,595
GBP £3,415
NZD $7,145
ZAR R61,255
CHF FR4,695
Journey through South America, from Lima to Buenos Aires, and explore stunning landscapes, buzzing cities and ancient...
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CAD $6,980
AUD $7,470
EUR €5,175
GBP £3,840
NZD $7,875
ZAR R68,870
CHF FR5,295
Discover the lush beauty of the Amazon, the elegance of Buenos Aires and the awe-inspiring history of the Incas in...
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CAD $9,324
AUD $9,244
EUR €6,270
GBP £4,724
NZD $9,939
ZAR R88,243
CHF FR6,478
Go Overland from Lima to Rio with Intrepid Travel. Uncover hidden treasures from Peru to Brazil via Bolivia and...
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CAD $9,115
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EUR €6,760
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NZD $10,495
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Explore stunning scenery, incredible natural sights and experience food, music, and culture like never before as you...
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CAD $9,890
AUD $10,585
EUR €7,335
GBP £5,435
NZD $11,385
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CHF FR7,505
Prepare yourself for the ultimate South American adventure starting in Ecuador. From the dizzying heights of the...
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CAD $14,927
AUD $15,759
EUR €10,238
GBP £7,871
NZD $16,941
ZAR R180,892
CHF FR11,375
Visit South America and travel through Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador. Follow the Inca trail and...


Machu Picchu, Peru

You know you love it, but have you actually been yet? Machu Picchu is probably the one image of South America that gets seared into our collective imagination, but there are a bunch of ways you can get there. Trek the classic Inca Trail, avoid the crowds on the Quarry Trail (then take a bus to Aguas Calientes) or train all the way and just enjoy the view. It doesn’t matter how you go. Just make sure you do.

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

The salt flats of Bolivia are the biggest in the world: one massive unbroken horizon of seasoning. Because there are no landmarks, no trees or markers or anything to interrupt the view of 10 billion tonnes of salt, you can get up to some pretty crazy visual shenanigans. Hop in a 4x4 with us and explore the flats, then (if you’re going overland) head onto the Bolivian altiplano and cross into Chile. We guarantee 0 crowds and lots of flamingos.

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

When Charles Darwin sailed the Beagle into the Galapagos, he discovered the planet’s best kept evolutionary secret: 19 unspoiled islands that would change the way we think about the world. These days it’s pretty much the same, just with much more comfortable boats and less scurvy. Meet marine iguanas on San Cristobal, swim with sea lions off the coast of Fernandina and trek across the lava fields of Espanola.

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