A world of discovery awaits in South America with travel destinations so colourful and diverse you will want to see and experience so much more.
From the rugged landscapes of Patagonia to the cultural magnificence of the Incan Empire in Peru, South America is world unlike any other. Trek in to the Andes, across glaciers and climb to Macchu Pichu to explore ancient Incan civilisations.
Try your hand at piranha fishing on the Amazon or kayak amongst the icebergs of the Southern Ice field in Chile and Argentina.
The breathtaking Cordillera Blanca (‘white range’) is part of the Peruvian Andes and the world’s highest tropical mountain range. South America’s highest mountains include the majestic Nevado Alpamayo (5947m), once termed ‘the most beautiful mountain in the world’ and Peru’s highest mountain, Nevado Huascarán (at 6768m).An incredible destination for trekking, hiking, climbing, mountaineering, mountain biking adventures of all kinds.
For a vastly different wildlife experience, get up close and personal with massive lumbering tortoises and marine iguanas (the world’s only seagoing lizard) in Ecuador, gateway to the Galapagos Islands. Doe-eyed sea lions, blue-footed boobies and a host of other unusual species both on land and sea live in this famed wildlife paradise.
Or set out on the rivers and forested trails of the Amazon rainforest in search of monkeys, sloths, toucans and river dolphins and journey into the heart of the South American wilderness.
South America is an awe-inspiring adventure on an epic scale.