Nahuel Huapi Lake in Bariloche, Argentina

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<p>With rich traditions and the promise of adventure, Latin America combines vibrant culture, unforgettable cities, and rich, natural beauty. From tango to samba, white-sand beaches to azure glaciers, snowcapped mountains to emerald rainforests, the wealth of cultural heritage and incredible landscapes offer endless experiences. These sample tours are just the beginning of what is possible when you embark on discovering this fascinating region of the world.</p>

With rich traditions and the promise of adventure, Latin America combines vibrant...

With rich traditions and the promise of adventure, Latin America combines vibrant culture, unforgettable cities, and rich, natural beauty. From tango to samba, white-sand beaches to azure glaciers, snowcapped mountains to emerald rainforests, the wealth of cultural heritage and incredible landscapes offer endless experiences. These sample tours are just the beginning of what is possible when you embark on discovering this fascinating region of the world.

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Beach sunset at Marino Ballena National Park in Uvita, Costa Rica
Handcrafted Costa Rica Tour: Finest Tropical Escape

11 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,998

Luxury and sustainability go hand-in-hand during your handpicked 11-day Costa Rica tour. Whether traveling as an adventurous family or looking for a romantic getaway, this featured tour offers endless options perfect for your needs, goals, and preferences. From sailing through the sky on a zipline or searching for elusive sloths, lounging on pristine beaches or relaxing in thermal springs, you will have the ultimate tour tailored to you.

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The Napo River in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Uncover the mysteries of the Amazon Rainforest and glide across the glimmering waters surrounding the Galápagos Islands on this dreamy 14-day adventure in Ecuador. Quito’s multicultural cityscape expresses generations of European, Moorish, and Incan influence, the Amazon’s forest teems with colorful and curious wildlife, and the Galápagos Islands are surreal volcanic landscapes surrounded by pristine blue waters for travelers to soak up on this extravagant expedition.

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Hacienda Bambusa in Quindío Colombia.  Photo courtesy of Hacienda Bambusa
The Real Encanto Tour in Colombia

8 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,899

Bring the magic of Encanto to life as you embrace the Family Madrigal during your 8-day family-friendly adventure of Colombia. Experience the colorful landscape, vibrant wildlife, and captivating culture captured in the charm of Disney’s animated film. With stunning accommodations and thoughtful itinerary design, be caught up in the magic of this undiscovered region of the world. Note: Zicasso is not affiliated with, sponsored or endorsed by Walt Disney Animation Studios or Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

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Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina
Heart of Patagonia: Two-Week Tour of Chile and Argentina

14 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $9,235

The grandeur of nature, the thrill of exploration, and the serene beauty of the wilderness will immerse you in endless wonder during your 14-day Chile and Patagonia tour. From penguin colonies to hanging glaciers, calving icebergs to towering ice walls, the promises of Patagonia create an exciting allure and unforgettable collection of memories. Trek the trails, indulge in the culture, and embrace the endless spectacle of the Patagonian landscape.

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Chocó Cloud Forest, Ecuador

Diverse, multicultural, and naturally breathtaking, during your 10-day Ecuador adventure, you can find a South American country with many surfaces to discover as you explore Quito, the Galápagos Islands, and Chocó Cloud Forest. Visit the capital city’s historic landmarks on walking tours, the enchanting volcanic shores of islands on a yacht cruise, and the flourishing forest teeming with wildlife on adventurous excursions, as you enjoy the best of Ecuador.

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Young boy shows off a starfish he found while snorkeling in Belize

Belize’s diverse and bountiful natural beauty is displayed on your 10-day family adventure to the Ancient Mayan ruins of San Ignacio, the incredible underground caves near Belmopan, and the breathtaking Belize Barrier Reef off the picturesque coast of Placencia. Trek, paddle, zipline, sail, and more to explore the ancient cities, lush rainforests, glistening shorelines, and captivating caves that await on this thrilling family tour.

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Cuban Culture and Heritage: Havana to the Bay of Pigs

8 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,379

If you fancy a chance to immerse yourself in Cuban culture and heritage that spans Havana to the Bay of Pigs, then this eight-day tour of Cuba’s best destinations is perfectly suited to you. Discover old-world charm in Cuba’s vibrant capital, dance to Afro-Cuban music at chic bars in Cienfuegos, appreciate the local flavors of Trinidad, and admire the untamed beauty of the Bay of Pigs during your adventure.

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Valley of the Moon, Atacama Desert, Chile

Lavish adventures across Argentina and Chile are boundless on this exciting 21-day South American journey showcasing the culture and heritage of these exquisite destinations. Along the way, you will explore mesmerizing desert landscapes, wondrous geothermal regions, and flourishing emerald valleys beneath the soaring summits of the Andes Mountains while relishing the first-class touches of luxury travel in each breathtaking region.

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Woman hiking under Fitz Roy in Los Glaciares National Park in Patagonia, Argentina

Absorb Argentina’s captivating culture, indulge in the sensational wines of the Mendoza region, and soak up the icy scenery of Southern Patagonia during this 12-day introduction to Buenos Aires, Puerto Iguazú, Mendoza, and El Calafate. Your travels will take you to the snowy southern alps beneath the Andes, the rolling jade vineyards cascading Argentina’s countryside, and the country’s spirited capital city for complete immersion in South America.

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Wild flowers blooming in Torres del Paine, Chile
12-Day Exploration of Chile's Diverse and Photogenic Landscapes

12 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,895

Explore diverse and extreme landscapes that range from sweeping golden sand seas to flourishing floral meadows, frozen glacial mountains, red-rock moonlike rifts, and sprawling colorful neighborhoods by the sea on this 12-day Chile itinerary. Customize your adventure to suit your travel desires and have your camera ready as you journey to see the beauty of Santiago, Patagonia, and the Atacama Desert.

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Pueblito Paia in Medellín, Colombia
Tailored 2-Week Luxury Colombia Tour

14 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $6,365

Escape from the worries of the world to Colombia on this customized 14-days adventure. Discover why Colombia is one of the world’s most beloved destinations and explore its breathtaking environments below the staggering Andes Mountains. Unravel the origins of its fascinating history and culture and find refuge on the pearl-white banks of Colombia’s tropical Caribbean shores.

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14 Day Galapagos Adventure

14 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $13,645

Experience the ultimate adventure during this 14-day Galapagos, Ecuador, and Peru tour. Discover the wild splendors of the famous Galapagos Islands, traverse the captivating diversity of the Amazon jungle, and witness the architectural marvel of Machu Picchu and the preserved Andean culture of Misminay. From penguins to llamas and from sacred wildlife to the Sacred Valley, uncover the breathtaking heritage of natural history and captivating tradition.

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Marvelous Luxuries of Chile: Easter Island, Atacama, and Culture Tour

12 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $10,135

Chile is drenched in cultural traditions and natural wonders that you will be ecstatic to explore on this lavish 12-day getaway starting in Santiago and leading to the Atacama Desert. Between the buzzing capital city’s enchanting cuisine, Easter Island’s spectacular seascape, and the Atacama Desert’s remarkable geothermal discoveries, every moment will share something special during your hand-picked tour to Chile’s captivating destinations.

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Superb Costa Rica Getaway: Tropical Paradise and Wildlife

16 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,947

Nestled between Panama and Nicaragua, Costa Rica presents visitors with an abundance of adventure as well as modern comforts, and this 16-day tour has been handcrafted to deliver plenty of both. Throughout this trip, you will enjoy the charms of this unique corner of Central America. From the heights of Mt. Arenal to the shores of Tortuguero National Park, active explorations will ensure that you see and experience everything you desire.

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Chile Adventure Tour: Snowcapped Peaks to High Deserts

13 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $6,755

Absolute hiking and skiing adventure awaits on this captivating 13-day tour across the remarkably varied environments of Chile. From the cityscape of Santiago to the sprawling wilderness of Pucón, the snowy summits of Valle Nevado to the unending desert of Atacama, you will uncover every idyllic inch of Chile’s most memorable hiking and skiing destinations.

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Luxury Coastal Cruise in Ecuador

8 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $10,459

Experience immersive wonder along pristine coastline and in inspiring nature during your exclusive eight-day Ecuador tour. Uncover the full splendor of the nation’s wealth of colorful flora, vibrant fauna, mouthwatering traditional cuisine, and welcoming cultural traditions as you sail the shoreline on a luxurious yacht. With naturalist guides, regional chefs, and the benefits of local knowledge, you can delight in the grandeur of Ecuador’s coastline like never before.

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Explore Argentina's Capital, Natural World Wonder, and Patagonia for 12 Days

12 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,895

Historic towns, immaculate forests, and sweeping glaciers make your trip worth discovering on this tailored 12-day Argentina adventure. With stops at the bustling capital of Buenos Aires on either side of this exploration to the lush forests of Puerto Iguazú, the glacial landscapes of El Calafate, and the frozen region of Ushuaia, this explorers tour of Argentina and the Patagonian glaciers is a vacation as thrilling as it is breathtaking.

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Highlights of Chile and Easter Island Tour: Expansive Desert to Remote Island

13 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $5,494

Embrace unique and diverse experiences during your exclusive 13-day Chile highlights tour. You will have an immersive experience in cultural and natural grandeur in a country full of splendor. From the pristine Atacama Desert to soaring Torres del Paine towers, Santiago’s cosmopolitan charm to the image of Easter Island’s Moai, your customizable tour of Chile will bring you face to face with adventure, discovery, and unforgettable luxury.

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Colombia Cultural Immersion: 9-Day Tour of Bogota, Medellin, and Cartagena

9 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $4,090

Culture shines from the capital of Bogota to the metropolitan of Medellin and the port city of Cartagena, three iconic destinations to visit on this cityscape, Andean region, and coastal 9-day Colombia adventure. You will admire La Candelaria’s historic landmarks, explore the notorious life of Pablo Escobar, and stand atop the Rock of Guatapé, among other thrilling Colombian experiences along the way.

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Paradisiacal Peru: Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley Tour

8 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,379

​​As one of the largest countries in South America, Peru is an all-encompassing land, and this 8-day tour ensures that the country's unparalleled natural beauty, rich culture, and iconic heritage are yours to enjoy. From the shores of the Pacific to the towering heights of the Andes, a variety of explorations will provide you with a balanced approach to uncovering Peru's many treasures.

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Tropical Beaches to Lush Jungle: Beautiful Belize Escape

8 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,843

On this 8-day tour, enjoy what is best of Belize, from the stunning natural beauty of the famous barrier reef to the heights of the impressive Mayan ruins at Xunantunich. Perched on the eastern edge of the Yucatan Peninsula, Belize remains a top destination for those visiting Central America. By the time the sun sets on your adventures, Belize will leave you charmed and wanting more.

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Cosmopolitan Brazil: 12-Day Art and History Discovery Tour

12 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $10,135

Embrace adventure in cosmopolitan cities and charm on colonial lanes as you explore history and modernity on your cultural 12-day Brazil trip. Discover the bright lights of the exotic night and the soothing sounds of lapping waters, the enticing rhythm of the cities and the contrasting crash of hidden waterfalls as you experience legends brought to life around the iconic cities of Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Paraty, and Sao Paulo.

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Secluded Rainforest Costa Rica Adventure

9 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,218

With seclusion comes adventure during your exciting 9-day Costa Rica off the beaten path tour. Embrace the majesty of the soaring mountains and the exciting intensity of the jungle terrain. Revel in the sunset over the Pacific, listen to the chattering birdlife or wander the forest. Whether searching for exuberant sea life or exciting wildlife hidden in the canopy, you can embrace the variety and adventure of Costa Rica.

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Exceptional Galapagos and Peru Tour of a Lifetime

18 Day Custom Tour

Enjoy the trip of a lifetime with this 18-day Ecuador and Peru tour that will immerse you in the pristine wilderness of secluded islands and the exceptional Inca ruins in the Andes. Travel in complete luxury when searching for blue-footed boobies on rugged shores and trek the trail that winds to Machu Picchu. Bask in the radiant flavors of traditional ingredients that shape contemporary dishes and enjoy dramatic views of Lake Titicaca as you discover, explore, and embrace the unique splendors of Ecuador and Peru, from the Galapagos to Puno.

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Travel Tips for Your Latin America Trip
How many countries are in Latin America?

Latin America is a diverse and alluring region comprising 21 countries and territories, each with its own distinct history, heritage, culture, scenery, and famous attractions.

Explore our Latin America tour packages in the following top destinations:

What languages are spoken in Latin America?

Spanish is the most spoken language in Latin America, followed closely by Portuguese. A number of countries in Latin America, such as Belize, speak English as one of the official national languages.

While Spanish and Portuguese are the most widely spoken languages across the region, many countries also acknowledge indigenous languages as part of their national identity. These languages may be spoken widely throughout a specific country, such as Quechua in Peru.

When is the best time to visit Latin America?

The best time to visit Latin America is from March to April and September to November.

The region of Latin America crosses the equator and features an incredible diversity of landscapes, weather patterns, and ecosystems giving March to April and September to November the best opportunity for great weather and a variety of activities, from Belize in the north to Argentina’s Patagonia.

While March to April and September to November offer the most variety across Latin America, the incredible assortment of mountain ranges, valleys, vineyards, and jungle offer exceptional discoveries no matter the time of year, whether during the Northern Hemisphere’s winter, Southern Hemisphere’s summer, or beyond.

Where should I visit in Latin America?

With its remarkable combination of culture, untamed landscapes, and renowned attractions, anywhere you visit in Latin America is unforgettable. Every country has its own iconic destinations, but some of the best places to visit in Latin America include:

  • Patagonia, Chile & Argentina: The striking image of the wild plains and rugged mountain peaks capture the spirit of Patagonia, where the untouched remote wilderness can turn into an oasis of luxury and adventure.
  • Galapagos Islands, Ecuador: With a treasure trove of nature, the Galapagos Islands offer a vibrant collection of ecosystems juxtaposing the expectation of a tropical archipelago, where life on land and in the sea are equally compelling to watch.
  • Ambergris Caye, Belize: Find a stunning island on Ambergris Caye, effortlessly balancing relaxation and adventure, natural beauty and cultural charm, accentuating the colorful waters and vibrant marine life close to the second-largest barrier reef in the world.
  • Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica: Nature flourishes at the edge of the Pacific Ocean on the Osa Peninsula, offering a memorable immersion into one of the most biodiverse areas on the planet.
What should I do in Latin America?

From exploring the ruins of ancient civilizations to lounging on picturesque beaches, indulging in mouthwatering cuisine, to basking in the awe of breathtaking landscapes, Latin America overflows with experiences. Enjoy your interests when touring your favorite destination with some of our top things to do in Latin America:

  • Witness the remarkable remains of the past with ruins from the Inca at Machu Picchu to the Mayans at Xunantunich, or even the colossal Rapa Nui figures on Easter Island
  • Embrace the soft sands, golden sun, and secluded charms of impressive beaches from Brazil to Costa Rica, Colombia to Belize
  • Savor the satisfying flavors of local ingredients in Michelin-starred restaurants or private kitchens bringing the wonders of different cultural cuisine to the forefront
  • Discover the elaborate layers of wine at historic vineyards using traditional methods or modern wineries focusing on new technological innovations
  • Capture the essence of nature by exploring the beautiful landscapes around Latin America, from touring glaciers to wandering through rainforest canopies
What are the best beaches in Latin America?

Latin America has over 31,000 miles of coastline resulting in popular beaches celebrated for their powdery sands, crystal-clear waters, and distinctive ambiance. Some of the best beaches in Latin America include:

  • Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
  • Half Moon Bay, Belize
  • Praia do Sancho, Brazil
  • Playa Roja, Peru
  • Bahia Concha, Colombia
  • Ovahe Beach, Chile
  • Bocas del Toro, Panama
Is Latin America safe?

Latin America is safe to visit.

The majority of top destinations in Latin America are popular for their friendly and hospitable ambiance, as well as their great travel infrastructure making it easier to explore and enjoy your trip. As with any populated area in the world, petty crime does exist. Stay aware of your surroundings in crowded places by making sure your belongings are secure.

Listen to your guide’s general advice on respecting local cultures and rules no matter where you visit in Latin America. Planning your trip with a travel specialist will give you more expertise and better information for avoiding potential and rare risks or cultural oversights.

What are your most popular Latin America itineraries?

Whether you are eager to discover the secrets of the Costa Rican rainforest or interested in sampling the wines of Argentina, our best Latin America itineraries for first-timers offer fantastic travel ideas and inspiration for your preferred Latin America destination.

What else should I know about how to plan a trip to Latin America?

Explore more information and inspiration in our Latin America travel guide.

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