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Select one of these 26 highly-recommended 9-day South America tours. Explore worry-free with your bilingual guide on a small group or private South America tour where you will enjoy land tours, wildlife viewing, hiking, wildlife & safari exploration, and active during the day and stay in hotels with decidedly local flavor at night. Our 9-day South America trips and vacation packages range from $1,580 to $93,000. Contact one of Adventure Life's South America travel specialists for help planning every detail of your dream trip. 
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Devil's Cauldron Waterfall in Banos
$2,443
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Ecuador Highlights

9 Day Itinerary
  • Walk paths through the Cloud Forest
  • Visit bustling Otavalo Market
  • Explore Cotopaxi National Park
  • Enjoy various activities in Baño
Activities:
Land, Local Market, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy some of our favorite destinations in Ecuador on this nine-day tour through the Ecuadorian Andes. Start in the colonial capital city of Quito where you'll find spectacular churches dating from the 1500's and a bustling city sprawling up the slopes of the 15,000 foot Pichincha Volcano. …
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Incredible Cotopaxi
$2,619
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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
Starts / Ends:
Quito / Quito
Activities:
Biking, Hacienda, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Land, Local Market, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Travel by raft, bike, and horseback while exploring four of Ecuador's ecosystems: high altitude Andean forest, paramo (grassland), cloud forest, and glaciers on Cotopaxi Volcano. Jump right into the action with a fast-paced mountain bike descent down Pichincha Volcano to begin your Ecuador …
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We couldn't get enough of the rainbow!
$1,857
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Discover Peru

Machu Picchu & Lake Titicaca - 9 Day Itinerary
  • Learn Inca history at Machu Picchu
  • See Lake Titicaca's floating island
  • Visit prominent Inca sites
  • Tour the colonial city of Cusco
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Land Tours, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Lake Titicaca, a geographic landmark at the crossroads of the Andes and the Andean plateau and the world's highest navigable and South America's largest lake. Visit Machu Picchu and wander through village markets where ancient traditions live on in the hearts of the Andean people. …
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Wines of Europe
$2,175
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Taste of Argentina

9 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Salta's colorful markets
  • Visit a local family goat farm
  • Tour vineyards with an oenologist
  • Attend an Andean cooking class
Activities:
Cooking Class, Land, Local Market, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Argentina is widely known for its traditional cuisine and flavorful wines -- and this Argentina trip lets you find out exactly why it's so celebrated! You will also have the chance to visit a number of culture-rich villages and some of northern Argentina's most spectacular landscapes where …
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The beautiful colorful shores of the Galapagos.
$4,483
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Hiking Galapagos

Hotel-Based Tour - 9 Day Itinerary
  • Hike Cerro de Las Tijeretas
  • Trek to a fresh water lake
  • Learn about local conservation
  • Explore Tortuga Bay
Activities:
Hiking, Land Exploration, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Hike through the archipelago's remarkably surreal landscape on this unique land-based Galapagos adventure. The Hiking Galapagos tour is perfect for the traveler that prefers his or her tours active, while also allowing for plenty of flexibility and time to explore the various sites. The tour …
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Trekking in Patagonia
$2,823
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Patagonia Hiking Express

9 Day Itinerary
  • Hike to the Base of the Towers
  • Premier day hikes in El Chalten
  • Ice trekking on Perito Moreno
  • Explore all that Patagonia offers
Activities:
Hiking, Land Exploration
Activity Level:
Challenging
Spend nine days trekking through the Patagonian landscape on this Patagonia Hiking Express tour. Explore Perito Moreno Glacier, Fitz Roy Range, Laguna Torre, El Calafate, Torres del Paine, and more. Hike through glaciers, past massifs, to lagoons, and through glaciated mountain ranges. Enjoy free …
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Llama at Machu Picchu ruins
$8,390
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Wild Peru Escape: Amazon & Machu Picchu

9 Day Itinerary aboard Delfin II
  • Explore with indigenous guides
  • Skiff or walk thru the rainforest
  • Make personal kayak explorations
  • Discover a profusion of wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Lima / Nauta
Activities:
Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the luxurious Delfin II to discover the pristine upper reaches of the legendary Amazon on this 9-day voyage. There seems to be a pulse to the Amazon - a kind of undercurrent.Spend unforgettable days in a seldom-seen, cathedral of green, along inky waters that at oncerelax and invigorate.Wild …
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Zodiac trip to see penguins.
$3,996
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Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas

9 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Explore Ushuaia, founded in 1884
  • Spend two days at Cape Horn
  • Learn about famous navigators
  • Understand glaciation's effect
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The end of the world awaits you on the expedition cruise ship MVStella Australison a journey that retraces much of Darwin’s route through the Fuegian Archipelago aboard HMSBeagle. This eight-day Punta Arenas excursion features the legendary Cape Horn, historic Wulaia Bay, spectacular Glacier …
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$11,695
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Antarctic Explorer Express

Ushuaia to Punta Arenas - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Fly across the Drake Passage
  • Zodiac-cruise in search of whales
  • Chance to spot leopard seals
Starts / Ends:
Port of Ushuaia / Punta Arenas
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
By flying across the Drake Passage in one direction and spending less time in the Antarctic Peninsula, this 9-day Antarctic Explorer Express voyage aboard the Sylvia Earle is ideal for those wanting a fast adventure.Experience the awe-inspiring immensity of Antarctica and immerse yourself in the …
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Blue-footed booby mating dance
$4,930
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Western & Eastern Islands

9 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Monserrat
  • Visit Bachas Beach
  • Spot marine wildlife
  • Admire Tagus Cove's seabirds
  • Discover Alcedo volcano
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 9-day expedition aboard M/Y Monserrat. Sail through Bachas Beach, where your first exploration of the Galapagos begins. Here you can relax, swim in its crystalline waters, and spot all sorts of marine wildlife. As the cruise continues, encounter flightless cormorants, penguins, giant …
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Cape Horn Biosphere
$2,862
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Darwin's Route from Punta Arenas

9 Day Itinerary aboard MV Ventus Australis
  • Explore beautiful Wulaia Bay
  • Visit historical Ushuaia
  • Hike at Garibaldi Glacier
  • Admire Andean condors
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The outer edge of the world awaits on an adventurous 9-day journey along the same waterways that inspired Charles Darwin. This itinerary retraces much of the route the renowned British naturalist took through the Fuegian Archipelago aboard HMSBeaglein the 1830s, a voyage that inspired him to …
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Go sightseeing for whales.
$3,996
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Darwin's Route from Ushuaia

9 Day Itinerary aboard MV Stella Australis
  • Learn about the great navigators
  • Understand glaciation's effects
  • Investigate local flora
  • Learn about Magellanic penguins
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The end of the world awaits you on the expedition cruise ship MVStella Australison a journey that retraces much of Darwin’s route through the Fuegian Archipelago aboard HMSBeagle. This eight-day Ushuaia excursion features the legendary Cape Horn, historic Wulaia Bay, spectacular Glacier …
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A tour of Rio de Janeiro includes Sugarloaf Mountain
$1,922
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Buenos Aires, Iguazu, and Rio de Janeiro

9 Day Itinerary
  • Take in a Tango Show
  • Explore both sides of Iguazu Falls
  • Take a cogwheel train up Corcovado
  • Enjoy sunset over Copacabana beach
Activities:
Land, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This captivating tour includes Argentina's Buenos Aires, Brazil's Rio de Janeiro, and Iguazu Falls, located on the Brazil and Argentina border. Explore two of South America's most vibrant cities, Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, but also escape into the countryside to experience the …
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We made it! Rafting the Juramento!
$5,134
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Salta Multisport

9 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Land, Whitewater Rafting, Wine Tasting, Zip Line
Activity Level:
Moderate
Northwest Argentina offers a unique blend of culture, adventure, and wine! Be active on your Argentina vacation while visiting main highlights such as Salta, Las Flechas Gorge, Purmamarca, and Cafayate. It's all rolled into this Salta Multisport tour.
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Remote region of Aysen
$5,520
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Wild Aysen and Cerro Castillo

9 Day Itinerary
  • Trekking in Cerro Castillo
  • Kayak Marble Caves & Cathedrals
  • Hike to Exploradores Glacier
  • Raft down the Baker River
  • Explore Lake Bertrand
  • Visit Cerro Castillo
Starts / Ends:
Coyhaique / Balmaceda
Activities:
Camping, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Land Tours, Village Visits, Whitewater Rafting, Wilderness Lodge Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the breathtaking landscape of Cerro Castillo National Park on this 9-day tour, and enjoy the remote Patagonia wilderness while staying in comfortable cabins overlooking Lake General Carrera. Begin your adventure with a two night trek through National Park Cerro Castillo, walking among …
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Mountains of the Salta province in northwest Argentina
$4,495
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Northwest Trek

9 Day Itinerary
  • Tour the ruins of Quilmes
  • Hike Las Conchas Gorge
  • Trek the Cachi Mountains
  • Explore the colonial town of Salta
Activities:
Camping, Hiking, Land
Activity Level:
Challenging
During this Argentina travel, we'll take a trip back in time to discover the cultural legacy of the ancient Incas, Diaguita, and the Spanish conquistadors, set against the backdrop of the magnificent peaks of the Andes. Hike among an array of strangely shaped and polychromatic desert landforms …
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Dancing, music and wonder at the Oruro Festival
$3,465
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Oruro Carnaval and Lake Titicaca

9 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Lake Titicaca
  • Enjoy the Parade of Dancers
  • Visit a working silver mine
  • Climb El Calvario to great views
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Festivals, Land, Local Market
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 9-day trip combines a trip to Oruro with visits to Tihuanaco and Lake Titicaca. Oruro’s Carnaval celebrations have made this mining town a colorful destination at the beginning of Lent for Bolivians and international travelers who come here for a pilgrimmage of dance, music, and …
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Explore!
$1,939
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Andean Multisport with Machu Picchu

9 Day Itinerary
  • Ride bikes through the countryside
  • Hike to a village and volunteer
  • Raft the Apurimac class III rapids
  • Explore the lost city- Machu Picchu
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Camping, Hiking, Land Tours, Village Visits, Whitewater Rafting
Activity Level:
Challenging
The land of the Incas near Cusco and the Sacred Valley is a great destination for active adventures, especially when you combine the trip with a visit to Machu Picchu. With deep canyons cut by beautiful rivers and backroads and trails in the shadows of the impressive Andes, explore the countryside …
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