DO YOU practice the tango in your room and dream of dancing on Ipanema Beach? South America MIGHT BE your bag.

Whether you want to trek Peru’s inc-a-credible Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, swim with sea lions in the Galapagos, snap mind-melting photos on the salt flats in Bolivia or party up a storm on the beach in Rio, South America ticks all the boxes. In the mood for some Indiana Jones-style jungle exploration? You’ll adore Ecuador. What about epic ruins and lots (and LOTS) of llamas? Say ‘how do you do’ to Peru! Want a healthy dose of vitamin D and sandy beaches? Try a li’l bit of Brazil. Ready to explore South America with a crew of 18-29 year olds on a Geckos small group adventure? Yeah? Let’s do this.

SOUTH AMERICA HIGHLIGHTS

  • Watching the sunrise over Machu Picchu is the most awesome reward after a four day trek along the Inca Trail
  • Spotting jaguars, caiman and tarantulas on a guided night safari in the Peruvian Amazon
  • The floating islands of Lake Titicaca are constructed entirely of reeds, and were made by the Uros people during ancient times. And you can totally visit on a Geckos tour of Peru
  • Partying up a storm in Ecuador’s Banos, a mecca for adventure-seeking travellers
  • Swimming with sea lions in the Galapagos – enough said.

TOP 13 TOURS in South America

Trip Name Days From USD
Essential Peru

15

$2,895

Buenos Aires to Rio Journey

14

$1,552

Peru Unearthed

11

$2,150

Peru Highlights

15

$2,540

Peru at a Glance

8

$1,215

Bolivia to Argentina Adventure

20

$2,740

The Inca Trail

6

$980

Amazon Jungle Explorer

4

$350

A Taste of Galapagos

7

$888

A Pinch of Uyuni- Extension

3

$577

Galapagos Express

6

$1,922

Galapagos Discovery

7

$2,248

Galapagos on the cheap

9

$1,708

Our destinations for South America tours

South America TRAVEL ARTICLES & INFORMATION 

SOUTH AMERICA tour Reviews

Bolivia to Argentina Adventure, March 2017

Stephanie Dsouza

Peru Highlights, March 2017

Abigail Pidgeon

Galapagos on the cheap, March 2017

Louise Ngai

Bolivia to Argentina Adventure, February 2017

Angela Pavlovski