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South America has some of the planet's greatest biodiversity, spread across enchanting expanses of varying ecosystems. The modern cities of Buenos Aires, Argentina and Brazil's Rio de Janeiro contrast with the ancient wonders of the Andes Mountains, like Machu Picchu in Peru or the colonial charms of the high altitude Ecuadorian capital of Quito. And the natural wonders of this continent surely don't disappoint, between the idyllic Galapagos Islands, the high desert plains of the Altiplano, the dense Amazon jungle, and the sun-kissed coasts of Uruguay, Colombia, and Chile. Adventure Life is here to help you plan the trip of a lifetime to these fascinating and engaging countries. Contact us to start planning your dream trip to South America today.
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Machu Picchu Clouds
$1,621
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Machu Picchu by Train

7 Day Itinerary
  • Watch the sunrise over Machu Picchu
  • Explore Cusco with a local guide
  • Tour the ruins of Ollantaytambo
  • Visit a local textile market
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Land, Local Market
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the great ruins of Machu Picchu and wander through village markets where ancient traditions live on in the hearts of the Andean people. One of our most popular Peru tours, the journey also includes the important Inca ruins of Sacsayhuamán, Pisac and Ollantaytambo. Spend two days …
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Guanacos in Torres del Paine
$5,302
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End of the World

2017-2018 - 11 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Tierra del Fuego by boat
  • Visit Magdalena Island penguins
  • Tour Torres del Paine National Park
  • Walk on Perito Moreno Glacier
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Land, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Begin in Buenos Aires, fly to Ushuaia on the southern tip of Argentina where you can visit Tierra del Fuego National Park, and stroll along the streets of the city that claims to be the southernmost city in the world. Enjoy the four-day Patagonia cruise on the Stella Australis, where daily zodiac …
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A waterfront view of Buenos Aires
$1,375
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Beautiful Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls

Tour - 7 Day Itinerary
  • Experience an Argentine Tango show
  • Enjoy exploring Buenos Aires
  • Visit and discover Iguazu Falls
  • Explore Tigre Delta
Activities: Land, Local Market, Urban Exploration, Zip Line
Activity Level: Relaxed
Take the opportunity to meet Argentina’s capital city: Buenos Aires! Often referred to as one of South America’s (and maybe the world’s) most exciting cities, Buenos Aires offers fabulous food, world famous wine, the tango, amazing art, and interesting neighborhoods. The city is …
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Breathtaking view of Torres del Paine
$3,720
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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
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Land, Local Market, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level: Easy Active
Experience the highlights of Chile on our favorite vacation package starting in the North and ending in the South of this impossibly long, narrow country. Explore the arid Atacama Desert, stroll Santiago's streets, and hike, bike, raft and more in the Lakes District near Puerto Varas. Finish your …
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Engage the local people
$3,050
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Bolivia Backroads

10 Day Itinerary
  • Visit & meet several local weavers
  • Try your wits at Tarabuco Market
  • Explore the mines of Potosi
  • Journey to the Salt Desert of Uyuni
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Land, Local Market, Village Visit
Activity Level: Relaxed
Bolivia’s extreme geography of deserts, mountains, canyons, and jungle hide untold mysteries waiting to be uncovered. In the most isolated country in the Americas, visit the delightful colonial city of Sucre, enjoy family hospitality at an old hacienda, and visit the homes of the some of the …
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Musico y Tango en La Boca!
$3,240
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Discover Argentina

10 Day Itinerary
  • Visit Buenos Aires and Tigre Delta
  • Enjoy wine tasting in Mendoza
  • Explore Bariloche and Patagonia
Activities: Cooking Class, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Land, Local Market, Trekking & Hiking, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore three main destinations on this Argentina tour: Buenos Aires, Mendoza, and an all-inclusive estancia stay in Bariloche. Visit the Tigre Delta, watch a spectacular tango show, take part in a cooking class and wine tasting in Mendoza, and hike in Patagonia landscapes as you explore some of …
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Devil's Cauldron Waterfall in Banos
$2,350
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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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Sea lion encounter while snorkeling
$4,300
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Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise

Cruise on Eric or Letty - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Eric & Letty
  • Hike Prince Philip's Steps
  • Encounter giant tortoises
  • Hike to a salt water lagoon
  • Learn about local conservation
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the Galapagos on this 8-day cruise of the western islands viewing unique wildlife like sea lions, marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies,giant Galapagos tortoises, and even penguins! Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz Island, wildlife-rich Isabela, cliff-laden Fernandina, and …
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La Pedrera beach, Uruguay
$3,439
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Highlights of Uruguay

Estancias and Beaches - 8 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Montevideo & local wineries
  • Horseback ride in the palm forests
  • Trek in the Cabo Polonio Sand Dunes
  • Canoe in the Rocha Lagoon
Activities: Hacienda, Horseback Riding, Land, Local Market, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level: Relaxed
Uruguay is famous for its estancias and beaches, and this 8 day Uruguay tour offers both. Visit Colonia and Montevideo before heading east to a traditional estancia for two nights for horseback riding and a glimpse at the gaucho culture. The trip ends with two days in the coastal village of Jose …
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Moai hillside on Easter Island
$1,268
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Easter Island

5 Day Itinerary
  • Visit the most important Moai sites
  • Explore Ana Kai Tangata Cave
  • View the quarry where Moai were cut
Activities: Beach Time, History, Land
Activity Level: Relaxed
Travel to the world's most isolated bit of land - Easter Island. A tiny pinprick in the great Pacific, the island is actually a mound of consolidated lava and ash from three submarine volcanoes. Fly from Santiago, Chile, and spend 5 days discovering the ancient history and traditions of Easter …
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A tour of Rio de Janeiro includes Sugarloaf Mountain
$2,025
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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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South plaza
$7,300
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Family Cruise to the Western Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/V Origin
  • Enjoy kid-friendly adventures
  • Zodiac ride at Black Turtle Cove
  • Explore Fernandina Island
  • Visit Charles Darwin Station
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 8-day Galapagoscruise specially designed for families with children covers the highlights of the Western Islands. Spend your days discovering the beauty and wonders of the Galapagos and exploring the wildlife-rich shores of San Cristobal, Genovesa, Santa Cruz, Fernandina, Isabela, and …
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Snorkeling in Sea of Cortez
$7,300
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Family Cruise to the Southern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/V Origin
  • Enjoy kid-friendly adventures
  • Leave a card in Post Office Bay
  • Encounter Galapagos giant tortoises
  • Enjoy pristine beaches and swimming
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Take an 8-day Galapagos cruise for the entire family on the M/V Origin and experience encounters with the incredible wildlife of Darwin´s islands. Spend your days hiking, snorkeling, kayaking, and touring the Southern Islands and visit locations such as Frigatebird Hill, Kicker Rock, …
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Snorkeling girl
$6,668
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Galapagos Islands Circumnavigation

15 Day Itinerary aboard Corals
  • Visit the Charles Darwin Station
  • Snorkel & swim at Bartolome Island
  • Visit Mosquera Islet's sea lions
  • Hike across Española Island
Activities: Hiking, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Circumnavigate the Galapagos islands on this 15-day voyage. Take in the best the archipelago has to offer, visiting Santa Cruz, Bartolome, Isabela, Fernandina, Santiago, North Seymour, Santa Fe, South Plaza, San Cristobal, Española, and Floreana Islands.Wildlife viewing opportunities abound …
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Punto Egas, Santiago Island, Galapagos
$4,985
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Northwest Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Tip Top II
  • Hike to Bartolome Island's summit
  • Observe Darwin Bay's wildlife
  • Navigate around Buccaneer Cove
  • Visit sea lion and iguana colonies
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on this exciting 8-day tour of the Galapagos' wild northwest! Highlights include the amazing black beaches of Santiago,wildlife-rich Isabela,cliff-laden Fernandina, and thebeautiful Santa Cruz.These islands are rich with an abundance of wildlife both in and out of the ocean including …
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South Plaza Island
$4,985
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South Central Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Tip Top II
  • Swim, snorkel and kayak
  • Visit Chinese Hat's rocky shoreline
  • Walk to Dragon Hill's lagoon
  • Meet a colony of sea lions
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy this inmersive 8-day cruise through the South Central Islands of the Galapagos aboard the Tip Top II. Explore Santa Fe's unique cactus forest and colony of land iguanas, discover the wildlife-rich coastline of Santiago Island, enjoy a Zodiac ride in Black Turtle Cove´s series of …
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Sea lion by the kayaks
$5,545
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Western Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Natural Paradise
  • Observe Sierra Negra's birdlife
  • Meet sea lions at Mosquera Islet
  • Hike to a saltwater lagoon
  • Snorkel at Devil's Crown
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
On this 8-day Western Islands cruise, explore the rocky beach of Dragon Hill, an excellent snorkeling place at high tide.Land at Fernandina Island, and walk through a colony of marine iguanas and a group of sea lions. Sail to Moreno Point, a location where lava has left craters in its wake which …
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Galapagos penguin by the water
$5,545
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Eastern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Natural Paradise
  • Snorkel at Bartholomew Island
  • Visit volcanic Rabida Island
  • Relax on Darwin Bay's white beaches
  • View Galapagos hawks & lava lizards
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the Natural Paradise for this complete 8-day Eastern Islands Galapagos cruise. Explore some of the most stunning locations and experience incredible close-up encounters with vast wildlife. Enjoy snorkeling and dinghy rides at Kicker Rock, encounter Galapagos sea lions, blue-footed boobies and …
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