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What better way to experience the natural wonders of South America than on a camping trip? Choose one of the 48 South America camping and glamping trips below as the base of your ideal customized itinerary visiting hot spots such as Cusco, Lima, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, and Punta Arenas. 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, land tours, active, hiking, and trekking. Contact one of the South America outdoor experts at Adventure Life to start planning your ideal South America camping trip. 
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Enjoying a mountain bike ride
$4,064
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Sacred Valley & Lake Titicaca Multisport

12 Day Itinerary
  • Whitewater raft the Urubamba River
  • Bike past lakes, farms, & villages
  • Trek the Queñua Sundur Valley
  • Kayak around Lake Titicaca
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Camping, Hiking, Homestays, Local Market Visits, Village Visits, 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 on this 12-day trip. Named after the famous Manco rulers of the Inca empire, this multisport adventure offers the chance to visit the famous sites of Peru while …
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Machu Picchu at sunrise
$3,008
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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 Site Visits, Camping, Hiking, Local Market Visits
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
$6,342
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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
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
$2,578
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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, 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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Relax in the waters of Fernando de Noronha
$4,426
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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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Couple looks out over Machu Picchu
$1,931
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Inca Trail Express

5 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Camping, Hiking
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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Perito Moreno Glacier
$3,293
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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
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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Camping along the Inca Trail
$6,871
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Luxury Inca Trail

10 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Camping, Hiking, Land Tours, Local Market Visits
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!
$3,950
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Salkantay & Classic Inca Trail Trek

12 Day Itinerary
Starts / Ends:
Lima / Lima
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Camping, Hiking, Land Tours, Local Market Visits
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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Our guide as the sun breaks through the clouds
$3,144
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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 Tours, 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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Santa Valley (Callejón de Huaylas). Near Huaraz
$2,477
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Cordillera Blanca Trek

10 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Camping, Hiking
Activity Level:
Ultimate
The glacier covered peaks of the Cordillera Blanca soar into the blue skies of northern Peru. This tour takes you to the highest tropical range on earth, more than 50 summits over 18,000 feet with Huascaran at 22,204 feet. We spend a couple days acclimatizing around the mountain town of …
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Sun Gate and La Veronica
$3,018
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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 Site Visits, Camping, Hiking, Local Market Visits
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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Taking in close-up views of glaciers
$4,140
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Explore Aysen and Patagonia National Park

7 Day Itinerary
  • Kayak Marble Caves & Cathedrals
  • Hike to Exploradores Glacier
  • Raft down the Baker River
  • Explore Lake Bertrand
  • Discover Patagonia's ecosystem
  • Visit Patgonia National Park
Starts / Ends:
Balmaceda / Balmaceda
Activities:
Camping, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whitewater Rafting, Wilderness Lodge Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Southern Chile offers a combination of unique wildlife and spectacular scenery in one of the most isolated regions of South America. On this 7-day tour, explore the Aysen region of Chile and marvel at the Patagonia National Park's stunning natural scenery. Spot unique wildlife as you actively …
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Llamas in Machu Picchu
$3,052
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Classic Salkantay Trek

Via Hidroelectrica - 9 Day Itinerary
  • Travel the Salkantay Trail
  • Visit local communities
  • Explore Machu Picchu
Starts / Ends:
Cusco / Cusco
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Camping, Hiking, Land
Activity Level:
Challenging
This 5-day trekking route leading to Machu Picchu is a less traveled alternative to the Inca Trail. The Incasconsidered Salkantay to be one of the main deities controlling weather due to its location.The stunning views of Salkantay and Lake Humantay are highlights on this trek. Start hiking from …
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Take in the views of Choquequirao as you hike Peru
$3,813
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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
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Camping, Hiking, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Challenging
The ancient city of Choquequirao is often referred to as Machu Picchu's sister city. Choquequirao, meaning "cradle of gold" in the Quechua language, is only accessible by foot. After two days of stunning hiking, travelers explore the ruins at leisure during the day, and camp near the …
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Kayaking the Amazon
$1,698
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Amazon Kayak Adventure

7 Day Itinerary
  • Observe Black Caimans
  • Walk Yasuni National Park
  • Encounter Amazon wildlife
  • Take an early morning hike
Activities:
Camping, Fishing, Homestays, Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, Village Visits, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
A true Amazon adventure! This kayak expedition takes you into one of the most important and biodiverse ecosystems on earth. Explore the Amazon rainforest of Ecuador located in the Yasuni National Park, which is renowned for its impressive biodiversity and thriving indigenous cultures. During this …
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Such calm water while kayaking Patagonia
$1,521
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Torres Del Paine Kayaking

3 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Camping, Fishing, Kayaking
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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Aysen, Chile
$3,430
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Amazing Adventures in Aysen

5 Day Itinerary
  • Kayak Marble Caves & Cathedrals
  • Hike to Exploradores Glacier
  • Raft down the Baker River
  • Explore Lake Bertrand
Starts / Ends:
Balmaceda / Balmaceda
Activities:
Camping, Hiking, Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Wilderness Lodge Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the rugged and breathtaking landscape of Aysen, Chile, on this 5-day tour and enjoy your time exploring some of the most remote stretches of Patagonian wilderness while staying in comfortable cabins overlooking Lake General Carrera. Visit the famed Marble Caves by kayak and learn about the …
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