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What better way to experience the natural wonders of South America than on a camping trip? Choose one of the 67 South America camping and glamping trips below as the base of your ideal customized itinerary visiting hot spots such as Port of Ushuaia, Cusco, Lima, Machu Picchu, and Ollantaytambo. The below itineraries that include camping can be organized as a private tour or a part of a small group tour. Our South America camping and glamping adventures are accompanied by plenty of opportunities for camping, hiking, wildlife viewing, adventure options, and kayaking. Just contact one of the South America outdoor experts at Adventure Life to start planning your ideal camping trip to South America. 
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Enjoying a mountain bike ride
$3,173
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Manco Multisport

12 Day Itinerary
  • Whitewater raft the Urubamba River
  • Bike past lakes, farms, & villages
  • Trek the QueƱua Sundur Valley
  • Kayak around Lake Titicaca
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, Camping, Hiking, Homestay, Land, Local Market, Village Visit, Whitewater Rafting
Activity Level:
Moderate
Whitewater raft the Urubamba River, mountain bike Chinchero, hike out-of-the-way Inca trails near Machu Picchu, and kayak Lake Titicaca. Named after the famous Manco rulers of the Inca empire, this multisport extravaganza offers the chance to visit the famous sites of Peru while satisfying your …
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Machu Picchu at sunrise
$2,423
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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
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Camping, Hiking, Land, Local Market
Activity Level:
Challenging
Walk in the footsteps of the Inca on one of the world's oldest pilgrimages on our classic Inca Trail tour. This 10-day trip which spends 4 days hiking the 26 mile long Inca Trail trek is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You'll hike up to 13,800 feet in altitude passing Inca ruins and …
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Mt Fitz Roy and hikers
$5,042
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Ultimate Patagonia Trekking

14 Day Itinerary
  • Ultimate Patagonia trekking trip
  • Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Hike W Trek & Fitz Roy
  • Explore a subantarctic beech forest
Activities:
Camping, Hiking, Land Exploration
Activity Level:
Challenging
Begin your travels in Argentina, where you'll lace your boots and take to the mountains for a 14-day Patagonia trekking adventure. Explore the glaciated Fitz Roy Range, arguably one of the most inspiring mountain areas in all the Andes. After warming up with a week on the eastern side of the …
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Dientes Circuit in Patagonia
$1,679
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Dientes Circuit Trek

Dientes de Navarino Trek - 6 Day Itinerary
  • Hike the Dientes Circuit
  • Trek the southernmost circuit
  • Explore Navarino Island
  • Enjoy camping and lodge stays
Activities:
Camping, Hiking, Land, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Challenging
Walk through the Dientes de Navarino massif at the far end of South America, trekking along rural roads through and alongside forests, valleys, ponds, lakes, and rivers. At the summit of your trek, take in stunning views of the Beagle Channel, the cities of Puerto Williams in Chile and Ushuaia in …
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Seal relaxing on shore
$12,395
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Spirit of Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • See penguin colonies
  • Zodiac cruise
  • Kayak or camp ashore
  • Explore Antarctic marine life
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Skiing, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Antarctic adventures are best-enjoyed midsummer when near-midnight sun powers an explosion of life along the shore and brightens the thought of camping out, alpine climbing, or extended kayaking trips. Penguin highways are busy with traffic as parents hurry to fatten chicks and waterways are alive …
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Seals in Antarctica with zodiac in background
$10,945
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Celebrating Antarctica

13 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky
  • Enjoy Argentinean markets & cuisine
  • Sail the Beagle Channel
  • Explore historic & scientific sites
  • Cross the Drake Passage
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience close encounters with the abundant wildlife of Antarctica on this 13-day cruise aboard the Island Sky, an all-inclusive small expedition vessel. Sail to the Antarctic Peninsula, and wildlife-rich Lemaire, Neumayer & Penola Channels, visiting historical sites and viewing penguins, …
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Perito Moreno Glacier
$2,822
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Fitz Roy & Glaciers Trekking

8 Day Itinerary
  • Trek the classic Fitz Roy route
  • Enjoy two nights of camping
  • Explore Perito Moreno Glacier
  • Optional rafting or ice trekking
Activities:
Camping, Hiking, Land
Activity Level:
Challenging
From Buenos Aires head south, lace your boots, and take to the mountains to begin your Patagonia trekking adventure. Fly to El Calafate, a charming Patagonian city, then on to the small mountain town of El Chalten, where you'll spend 4 full days exploring the inspiring mountains of the …
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Couple looks out over Machu Picchu
$1,531
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Inca Trail Express

5 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Camping, Hiking, Land
Activity Level:
Challenging
The 4-day Inca Trail trek is an exciting, high mountain experience where we climb up to 4200 meters (over 13,000 feet!), passing glacier covered peaks and descending into lush, green cloudforest before arriving at the Gate of the Sun and the fabled ruins of Machu Picchu. Spend the rest of the day …
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Relax in the waters of Fernando de Noronha
$4,341
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Undiscovered Brazil

13 Day Itinerary
  • Trek through dunes & lagoons
  • Swim in clear freshwater pools
  • Explore the beaches of Jericoacoara
  • Rise early & view dolphins playing
Activities:
Camping, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Land Exploration, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Moderate
On this two-week excursion to distant northern Brazil, spend two weeks experiencing true Brazilian culture. Your itinerary includes visits to Sao Luis de Maranhao, Lencois Maranhenses National Park, seaside villages, and two days in Fernando de Noronha. This journey is ideal for those seeking a …
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$9,050
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Antarctic - Basecamp

12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Encounter humpback & minke whales
  • Hike near shore & up hilltops
  • View Adelie & gentoo penguins
  • Kayak between icebergs
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Expedition and exploration are the focus of these voyages aboard the MV Plancius. The ship becomes a basecamp for these polar voyages. “Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. "Activity modules” are offered which go …
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Our guide as the sun breaks through the clouds
$2,677
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Inca Pathways

Inca Trail - 13 Day Itinerary
  • Explore floating islands
  • Visit the highlights of Cusco
  • Tour pre-Colombian salt mines
  • Trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Camping, Hiking, Homestays, Land Exploration, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Challenging
Explore the best of the Inca Empire on one of our most popular Peru tours that culminates in a 4-day trek ending in Machu Picchu. To acclimatize for the trek, spend time experiencing the local culture staying with a family on the floating islands of Lake Titicaca. Next, we'll travel to Cusco …
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Camping along the Inca Trail
$5,945
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Luxury Inca Trail

10 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Camping, Hiking, Land, Local Market
Activity Level:
Challenging
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 …
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Mt Veronica - It is a beautiful mountain!
$3,358
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Salkantay & Classic Inca Trail Trek

12 Day Itinerary
Starts/ Ends in:
Lima / Lima
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Camping, Hiking, Land, Local Market
Activity Level:
Challenging
Within the majestic Vilcabamba range, the glacier-capped summit of Mount Salkantayrises grandly above the neighboring peaks. Local Quechua Indians consider Salkantayto be sacred, worshiping the mountain as their ancestors have for thousands of years. After exploring colonial Cusco and the Sacred …
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Camping in the Polar regions
$10,795
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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

11 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Explore local bays and channels
  • Scout for humpback & minke whales
  • Experience a Polar Plunge swim
  • Learn from on-board specialists
Activities:
Adventure Options, Camping, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
During this 11-day Antarctic expedition, dramatic ice formations ignite your imagination as you search the landscape for the wildlife that calls it home. Whether it’s humpback whales alongside the ship, a leopard seal diving beneath your Zodiac, penguins sliding into crystal waters from an …
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Such calm water while kayaking Patagonia
$1,200
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Torres Del Paine Kayaking

3 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Camping, Fishing, Kayaking, Land
Activity Level:
Moderate
An active Chile kayaking adventure offering a great add-on to your Torres del Paine hiking tour. Enjoy a 3 day/2 night river kayaking and camping trip along the Serrano River. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery and wildlife during this fully supported Chile tour.
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Boating by lily pads in Guyana
$3,438
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Guyana Jungle Survival

7 Day Itinerary
  • Learn jungle survival skills
  • Spot wildlife in Iwokrama Forest
  • Visit Kaieteur & Orinduik Falls
  • Explore Georgetown with your guide
Activities:
Camping, Fishing, Land, Local Market, Rainforest Exploration, Village Visit, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Inspired by our inquisitive travelers who prefer a hands-on adventure, our newest Guyana tour offers a glimpse into jungle survival. Camp in the Guyana rainforest and learn how to build shelter, make fire, find food & more on a day-long survival training course. Your Amerindian guide is your …
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Whitewater Rafting in the Sacred Valley
$525
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Urubamba River Whitewater Rafting

2 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Camping, Land, Whitewater Rafting
Activity Level:
Moderate
A 2 day/1 night whitewater rafting trip on the Urubamba River, the sacred river of the Incas. Experience Class II-IV rapids on this trip that includes one overnight of camping and great food after your day's adrenaline-filled adventure on this great river.
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Sun Gate and La Veronica
$2,602
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Cachiccata Trek

Alternative Inca Trail - 10 Day Itinerary
  • Encounter local people as you trek
  • View the Urubamba mountain range
  • Explore the Inca stronghold, Cusco
  • Take in the ruins of Machu Picchu
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Camping, Hiking, Land, Local Market
Activity Level:
Challenging
The Cachiccata Trek is a great alternative to the famed Inca Trail hike. The Cachiccata Trail was built by the Incas and used for hundreds of years to access local communities and transport goods. This trail is not as well known as the classic Inca Trail, so expect far fewer crowds and a more …
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