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An expedition to South America is not for the weak of heart. The most exciting and engaging way to experience all this land has to offer is by experiencing it on an active tour. You can kayak down blackwater rivers of the Amazon jungle, where caiman crocodiles and pink river dolphins patrol the waters. Or snorkel alongside sea turtles & marine iguanas in the clear blue seas of the Galapagos Islands. If your legs are up for it, then you can hike along Ecuador's Avenue of the Volcanoes or Peru's renowned Machu Picchu, high in the Andes. Mountain biking and rafting are also fun ways to soar or splash through the beautiful biodiversity that this continent hosts. If it's adventure you seek, then Adventure Life is here to make your dreams come true
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Enjoy seeing the beauty of these islands on an exciting kayak trip.

Galapagos Multisport

Hotel-Based Tour - 9 Day Itinerary
  • Learn about Galapagos conservation
  • Kayak to Darwin Bay
  • Snorkel San Cristobal's coast
  • Mountain bike through mangroves
The ultimate active Galapagos adventure tour with kayaking, snorkeling, and biking where spectacular vistas & wildlife await at every turn, every trailside, and every shoreline! Stay in charming beachside hotels at night, and explore Isabela, Santa Cruz and San Cristobal Islands by day on this Galapagos adventure tour.
Activities: Biking, Kayaking, Land, Snorkeling, Trekking & Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Ecuador, Galapagos, South America, Baltra, Charles Darwin Center, Isabela, Quito, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz
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Breathtaking view of Torres del Paine

Chile North to South

13 Day Itinerary
  • Biking and wine tasting
  • Explore the Atacama Desert
  • Rafting in the Lake District
  • Hike in Torres del Paine
This tour of Chile takes you from Northern Chile's Atacama Desert, to Santiago, the Lake District, then Torres del Paine enjoying hiking, biking, wine tasting, rafting, and so much more!
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Land, Local Market, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Places: Chile, Patagonia, South America, Atacama Desert, Calama, EcoCamp, Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas, Punta Arenas, Santiago, Valley of the Moon
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Kayaking the Amazon

Amazon Kayak Adventure

8 Day Itinerary
  • Visit a local Huaorani village
  • Kayak the Shiripuno River
  • Camp in the Amazon Rainforest
  • Take an early morning hike
Journey by kayak deep into the Amazon jungle, looking for tapirs, monkeys, macaws, and other animals and learning about the medicinal uses of Amazon plants, trees and insects. Along the way meet the Huaorani people who make their living from this green land and experience a little of their lives. One of our most remote and adventurous Amazon tours!
Activities: Camping, Community Stay, Fishing, Kayaking, Land, Rainforest Exploration, Village Visit, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Amazon, Ecuador, South America, Amazon Kayak Adventure - Campsite Day 2, Amazon Kayak Adventure - Campsite Day 3, Coca, Quito, Shiripuno Lodge
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Whitewater Rafting in the Sacred Valley

Manco Multisport

12 Day Itinerary
  • Whitewater raft the Urubamba River
  • Bike past lakes, farms, & villages
  • Trek the Queñua Sundur Valley
  • Kayak around Lake Titicaca
This tour blends the famous highlights of Peru with exhilarating multi-sport adventures including whitewater rafting, kayaking, trekking, and mountain biking. A great choice for first time Peru visitors and return travelers as well!
Activities: Biking, Camping, Community Stay, History, Land, Local Market, Trekking & Hiking, Village Visit, Whitewater Rafting
Places: Peru, South America, Amantani Island, Cusco, Lima, Machu Picchu Pueblo, Machu Picchu Ruins, Manco Multisport Day 4, Manco Multisport Day 5, Ollantaytambo, Puno, Upper Urubamba River - Cusipata Section
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The sun breaks through the clouds over the lodge

Ultimate Patagonia Trekking

14 Day Itinerary
  • Ultimate Patagonia trekking trip
  • Perito Moreno and Viedma Glaciers
  • Hike W Trek & Fitz Roy
A complete hiking and trekking adventure that combines the best of both Argentine and Chilean Patagonia travel! This two-week journey pairs our Argentina Glacier Adventure itinerary with the Pure Patagonia trip, for those hearty hikers in search of southern South America's breathtaking backcountry scenery.
Activities: Biking, Camping, Hiking, Land
Places: Argentina, Chile, Patagonia, South America, Buenos Aires, EcoCamp, El Calafate, El Chalten, Laguna de los Tres, Laguna Torre, Paine Grande Mountain Lodge, Perito Moreno Glacier, Punta Arenas, Refugio Los Cuernos, Santiago, Torres del Paine
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Enjoy gorgeous sunsets in Noronha's island paradise

Undiscovered Brazil

13 Day Itinerary
  • Trek through dunes & lagoons
  • Swim in clear freshwater pools
  • Explore the beaches of Jericoacoara
  • Rise early & view dolphins playing
Explore the undiscovered northern regions of Brazil on this active and remote vacation that shows you the authentic side of the Brazilian lifestyle. This tour combines trekking through the sand dunes of Lencois Maranhenses National Park, the beach sports mecca of Jericoacoara, and the isolated tropical paradise Fernando de Noronha.
Activities: Beach Time, Camping, Horseback Riding, Land, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Trekking & Hiking
Places: Brazil, South America, Fernando De Noronha, Fortaleza, Jericoacoara, Lencois Maranhenses National Park, Sao Luis
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Perito Moreno Glacier

Hiking Los Glaciares

7 Day Itinerary
  • Hike to view Mount Fitz Roy
  • Search for Patagonian Wildlife
  • Trek along glacial lakes & valleys
  • Explore Perito Moreno Glacier
Begin your Argentina travels with day hikes among glaciers and steep granite spires in the famous Fitz Roy Range. Next it's off to the famous Los Glaciares National Park for a hiking trip to the thundering Perito Moreno Glacier before heading home from your Patagonia travels.
Activities: Land, Trekking & Hiking
Places: Argentina, Patagonia, South America, Buenos Aires, El Calafate, El Chalten, Lago de los Tres, Laguna Torre, Perito Moreno Glacier
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Braving the rapids!

Ecuador Adventure

9 Day Itinerary
  • Bike down the slopes of Pinchincha
  • Explore Bellavista Cloud Forest
  • Raft down Class III rapids
  • Horseback ride across the páramo
Bike down the sides of Pichincha Volcano, hike through endangered cloud forest, ride the mighty rapids toward the Pacific, zip-line over the forest canopy, and hike through the high Andes near Cotopaxi Volcano.
Activities: Biking, Hacienda, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Land, Local Market, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Ecuador, South America, Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve, Cotopaxi, Hacienda El Porvenir, Hosteria Granja La Estacion, Quito
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The snowy peaks of Cordillera Blanca

Cordillera Blanca Trek

10 Day Itinerary
On this tour we trek high into the Andes, the world's second largest mountain range. Spend a few free days in Huaraz before setting out on a 5 day hike into the breathtaking Cordillera Blanca. Our journey will take you through vastly changing landscapes including forests, prairies, and ice cold glacial lakes.
Activities: Camping, Land, Trekking & Hiking
Places: Peru, South America, Cachinapampa, Carhuaz, Cashapampa, Cashpapamca, Huaraz, Keshu, Lima, Llamacorral, Mirador, Puente Acoshpampa, Taullipampa
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Biking up a hillside vineyard on a Chile tour

Chile Wine Adventure

8 Day Itinerary
  • Enjoy wine tasting in two regions
  • Hike to Laguna Morales
  • Explore Valparaiso and Viña del Mar
  • Tour historical sites of Santiago
Hike, bike, taste wine, and enjoy traditional Chilean cuisine on this week-long tour through the Santiago Valley. Your journey includes a city tour of Santiago's historical sites, trekking El Morado Glacier, and touring several local wineries. This tour can be customized to increase or decrease the activity level based on your preferences.
Activities: Biking, Land, Trekking & Hiking, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Places: Chile, South America, El Morado National Park, Hotel TerraVina, La Casona Matetic, Santiago, Valparaiso
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Take in the views of Choquequirao as you hike Peru

Choquequirao Trek and Machu Picchu

12 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Cusco's markets & churches
  • Trek an Inca path to Choquequirao
  • Journey through the Sacred Valley
  • Tour Machu Picchu with your guide
Explore the colonial town of Cusco, and trek to the ruins of Choquequirao. The ruins can only be visited by two days or hiking so you'll be enjoying them with few other visitors. Visit with locals, wander through local markets, and tour Machu Picchu on this 12-day exploration. This active trek is challenging and rewarding all at the same time!
Activities: Camping, History, Land, Local Market, Trekking & Hiking
Places: Peru, South America, Choquequirao Trek Campsite Day 4, Choquequirao Trek Campsite Day 5, Cusco, Lima, Machu Picchu Pueblo, Machu Picchu Ruins, Ollantaytambo
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Camping along the Inca Trail

Luxury Inca Trail

10 Day Itinerary
Hike the classic Inca Trail while camping in style. This 4-day Inca Trail trek is combined with an upscale camping experience offering cots, hot water showers, and incredible views. Climb up to 13,800 feet, pass glacier covered peaks and descend into lush, green cloudforests. Enjoy fine cuisine under a portable dining tent and excellent service …
Activities: Camping, History, Land, Local Market, Trekking & Hiking
Places: Peru, South America, Cusco, Inca Trail Day 1: Huayllabamba, Inca Trail Day 2: Pacaymayo, Inca Trail Day 3: Phuyupatamarca, Lima, Machu Picchu Ruins, Ollantaytambo
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Rafting Colombia\'s Chicamocha Gorge

Andes to Caribbean Multisport

9 Day Itinerary
  • Hike the Guane Royal Trail
  • Bike the Colombian backroads
  • Conquer class III whitewater rapids
  • Learn about the ancient Tayrona
Explore Colombia in active style during this Colombia tour. Hike, bike, and raft in the Andes before descending to the Caribbean coast to the Tayrona National Park and charming and historic Cartagena.
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Biking, Hiking, Land, Urban Exploration, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Colombia, South America, Barichara, Bogota, Bucaramanga, Cartagena, Chicamocha Gorge, El Pueblito, Guane, Hacienda El Roble, Iguaque National Park, Santa Marta, Tayrona, Villa de Leyva
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Mountains of the Salta province in northwest Argentina

Northwest Trek

9 Day Itinerary
  • Tour the ruins of Quilmes
  • Hike Las Conchas Gorge
  • Trek the Cachi Mountains
  • Explore the colonial town of Salta
Journey through wine country, visit pre-inca ruins and trek through canyon lands and desert landscapes of Argentina's remote Northwest.
Activities: Camping, Land, Trekking & Hiking
Places: Argentina, South America, Buenos Aires, Cachi, Cafayate, Northwest Trek Days 2 & 3 - Vallecito, Salta, Vinas de Cafayate Wine Resort
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Sea kayaking in Patagonia

Torres del Paine Multisport

7 Day Itinerary
  • Kayak on Lago Grey with icebergs
  • Biking with views of the Towers
  • Horseback ride with gaucho guides
  • Hike to the base of the towers
With EcoCamp as your home base for the next week, spend each day exploring Torres del Paine's rugged landscape and searching for wildlife. This tour offers multiple adventure options including biking, kayaking, horse back riding, and trekking!
Activities: Biking, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Land, Trekking & Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Chile, Patagonia, South America, EcoCamp, Magdalena Island, Punta Arenas
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Conquering the mountain peaks

Salkantay Trek

13 Day Itinerary
After exploring colonial Cusco and the Sacred Valley we begin our 7 day trek, combining a scenic backcountry hike with the classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. This journey combines the most popular route in Peru with the road less traveled, making it a perfect two-week alpine adventure!
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Camping, Hiking, Land, Local Market
Places: Peru, South America, Cusco, El MaPi Inn, Inca Trail Day 1: Huayllabamba, Inca Trail Day 2: Pacaymayo, Inca Trail Day 3: Phuyupatamarca, Lima, Machu Picchu Ruins, Ollantaytambo
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Whitewater rafting adventure tour of Chile's Rio Futaleufu

Futaleufu Wild Whitewater

9 Day Itinerary
This whitewater adventure takes you into the heart of spectacular Patagonia and on an electrifying rafting journey. Looking for a challenge? Meet the Futaleufu! On this 9 day trip, enjoy 4 days whitewater rafting and time for horseback riding, fly fishing, and more.
Activities: Kayaking, Land, Whitewater Rafting
Places: Chile, Patagonia, South America, Adventure Spa Base Camp, Chaiten, Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas, Santiago
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Inca Trail

Classic Inca Trail

10 Day Itinerary
  • Trek the classic Inca Trail
  • Explore the highlights of Cusco
  • Visit several Inca ruin sites
  • Watch the sunrise over Machu Picchu
Follow in the footsteps of the Inca. The Inca Trail is an exciting high mountain experience passing glacier covered peaks and descending into lush green cloudforest. Your trek ends as you pass through the sun gate into the lost city of Machu Picchu. Before the trek, spend a few days exploring ruins and bargaining at busy Andean markets.
Activities: Camping, History, Land, Local Market, Trekking & Hiking
Places: Peru, South America, Cusco, Inca Trail Day 1: Huayllabamba, Inca Trail Day 2: Pacaymayo, Inca Trail Day 3: Phuyupatamarca, Lima, Machu Picchu Pueblo, Machu Picchu Ruins, Ollantaytambo
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