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Explore the marvels of South America on an adventurous cultural journey with Adventure Life this month. With a variety of 50 tours to choose from, ranging from the vibrant markets of Argentina to the ancient ruins of Peru, your senses will be delighted by the diverse landscapes and rich traditions that define this captivating continent. Wander through cobblestone streets, taste flavorful wines, and trek the iconic Inca Trail while immersing yourself in the heart of the Andean culture. Whether you're seeking archaeological site visits, local market explorations, or a relaxing wine tasting experience, South America offers an array of activities to satisfy your wanderlust. Don't miss the chance to embark on a cultural expedition like no other and contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Hiking to Machu Picchu on the Inca Trail
$2,243
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Short Inca Trail Hike To Machu Picchu

7 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Cusco
  • Watch the sunrise at Machu Picchu
  • Visit Sacsayhuamán
  • Hike the Inca Trail
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Local Market Visits
Activity Level:
Challenging
Experience the wonders of Peru's ancient Incan Empire on this popular highlights tour that includes one day on the famed Inca Trail. Wander Cusco's cobblestone streets, bustling markets and enchanting temples, experiencing the vibrant traditional culture of this Andean city. Visit the …
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Wines of Europe
$5,306
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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 Classes, Local Market Visits, 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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Explora - Patagonia National Park
$3,496
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Explora Patagonia National Park

5 Day Itinerary
  • Enjoy adventure sports
  • View Patagonian wildlife
  • Learn Patagonia history
Starts / Ends:
Explora - Patagonia National Park / Explora - Patagonia National Park
Activities:
Hiking, Horseback Riding, Land Tours, Spa Relaxation, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Spend five days in the heart of Patagonia National Park, with guanacos roaming the grounds, walks just outside your door, and the opportunity to observe this massive rewilding project firsthand. With their superb guides, first-rate meals, and excellent service, Explora enables you to discover this …
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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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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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Paddling through rapids
$3,478
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Sacred Valley Multisport Adventure

8 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Camping, Hiking, Homestays, Local Market Visits, Village Visits, Whitewater Rafting
Activity Level:
Moderate
This is a Peru tour that includes whitewater rafting the Urubamba River, mountain biking Chinchero, and hiking out-of-the-way Inca Trails near Machu Picchu. This shortened version of our Peru Manco Multisport trip is a great choice for active travelers who are short on time. Go behind the scenes of …
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Chris's host family on Amantani Island
$446
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Lake Titicaca with Homestay

4 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Homestay, Land
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. Travelers enjoy interacting with the local community whose roots date back to ancient cultures that settled in this area. …
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Up close to the Blue Footed Boobie
$8,896
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Wild Galápagos & Peru Escape

11 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Islander II
  • Soak in the scenery & Inca culture
  • Encounter wildlife in the Galápagos
  • Tour Machu Picchu
  • Ride the Inca Rail to Machu Picchu
Starts / Ends:
Lima / Guayaquil
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover two iconic world wonders in ten action-packed days aboard the 48-guest National Geographic Islander, a beautiful all-suite vessel that introduces a new level of style and comfort to the Galápagos. Enter Peru's Sacred Valley, the gateway to the famed Machu Picchu and Cusco, the …
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$1,662
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Negro River Cruise

Roundtrip Ponta Negra, Manaus - 4 Day Itinerary aboard MV Premium
  • Discover wildlife
  • Explore Anavilhanas National Park
  • Discover Meeting of the Waters
Starts / Ends:
Manaus / Manaus
Activities:
Fishing, Rainforest Exploration, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Come and discover the wildlife on this 4-day Negro River cruise aboard the Amazon Clipper. You'll see all sorts of creatures in their natural habitats, and you'll have plenty of opportunities to explore the side trips included.Embark in upstream Rio Negro and explore creeks in canoes and …
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Horseback Riding in El Encanto de Guanapalo Nature Reserve
$3,667
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Casanare Wildlife Safari

5 Day Itinerary
  • Visit a Nature Reserve in Casanare
  • Enjoy horseback ride in the Reserve
  • See different kinds of wildlife
  • Learn about the Llanos' way of life
  • Spend time with the local community
  • Taste home-cooked lunch with locals
Starts / Ends:
Bogota / Bogota
Activities:
Hacienda Visits, Homestays, Horseback Riding, Village Visits, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Embark on an unforgettable adventure in the heart of Colombia's Casanare region with a wildlife safari like no other. During this 5-day Casanare Wildlife Safari, venture deeper into the rugged landscapes and keep your camera ready to capture glimpses of jaguars, pumas, ocelots, and tapirs as …
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Gorriti Island in Punte del Este, Uruguay
$1,726
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Uruguay Beach Escape

4 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Punta Del Este City
  • Discover La Barra
  • Trails to the Anastasio Stream
  • Experience the Uruguayan Tuscany
Starts / Ends:
Jose Ignacio / Punta del Este
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Urban Exploration, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 4-day Uruguay Beach Escape Tour, explore José Ignacio, Uruguay's coastal gem, which offers a serene escape. This beach town combines natural beauty, artistic inspiration, and South American bohemian charm. It's known for its authentic atmosphere, where local culture thrives, …
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Concepcion Mission
$1,580
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Jesuit Missions

5 Day Itinerary
  • Explore the Jesuit missions capital
  • Visit the mission town, San Javier
  • Learn about the restoration project
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Land
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This historically-focused tour explores Bolivia's ancient restored missions. Visit the center for the mission restoration project, Concepcion. While you are there walk through the restored Catedral de Concepcion and the museum that highlights the restoration project. The capital of the Jesuit …
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Passing along the grapes
$830
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Montevideo Trails of Culture and Wine

3 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Montevideo
  • Explore Uruguay
  • Learn the culture of Uruguay
  • Explore museums in Montevideo
Starts / Ends:
Montevideo / Montevideo
Activities:
Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Montevideo's wine and culture on this 3-day heritage tour, immersing travelers in museums, landmarks, and wineries. Discover Uruguay's rich legacy, shaped by immigrants over 250 years, blending European savoir vivre, family values, African rhythms, indigenous traditions, and gaucho …
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CACHICCATA SCHOOL
$834
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Sacred Valley Community Clean-Up

2 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Land, Volunteering
Activity Level:
Relaxed
One negative consequence of modernization's impact in the Andes is an increase in post-consumer waste. Without adequate disposal options in rural communities, household garbage accumulates and is scattered around the countryside. Our service project will allow travelers to go into the community …
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Dancers in Oruro
$1,004
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Oruro Carnaval

3 Day Itinerary
  • Watch the Parade of Dancers
  • Learn traditions of Bolivian people
  • Experience cultural tour of Ouro
Activities:
Festival Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The folklore festival’s roots in Christian traditions and indigenous myths and deities makes this a unique cultural experience. Spend two days in Oruro during the weekend prior to Ash Wednesday to witness the triumph of good over evil displayed in the form of dances and music. Each costume, …
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Lake Titicaca
$608
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Lake Titicaca - Sun and Moon Islands

3 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Sun Island
  • Visit a cathedral
  • Trek El Calvario for great views
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Land
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This three day extension allows travelers to spend two nights on Sun Island and visit Moon Island and Copacabana. Explore Lake Titicaca, a geographic landmark at the crossroads of the Andes and the Andean plateau. Lake Titicaca is South America's largest and the world's highest navigable …
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Macurai village
$434
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Door to Door Hygiene

1 Day Itinerary
Activities:
Land, Volunteering
Activity Level:
Relaxed
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Cachiccata school children
$287
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Healthy Breakfast

Activities:
Land, Volunteering
Activity Level:
Relaxed
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