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South America Tours & Vacations

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South America has inspired travel for millennia. A land rich with the cultural history of ancient civilizations, it is also home to two of the New Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu in Peru and Christ the Redeemer in Brazil. The natural splendor alone makes the adventure worthwhile, whether it’s the stunning peaks of Torres del Paine of Patagonia or the largest waterfall systems in the world, Iguazu Falls.

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Vinicunca, or Rainbow mountain, near Cusco, Peru

Paradisiacal Peru: Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley Tour

8 Day Custom Tour

From $1,755

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.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Small town at the foot of the Andes, province of Salta

Argentina Explorer: Capital, Forests, Andes Mountains, and Wine Country

12 Day Custom Tour

From $8,875

Travelers seeking complete cultural immersion and laidback luxury in Argentina will be absorbed by the allure and charms of the country’s capital city, forested UNESCO World Heritage Sites, breathtaking villages in the shadows of the Andes Mountains, and the timeless wines of the Mendoza region on this tailored 12-day ultimate vacation. Let the wonders of the South American landscapes and Argentinian heritage sweep you off your feet.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina

Heart of Patagonia: Two-Week Tour of Chile and Argentina

14 Day Custom Tour

From $7,093

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.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Sea lion on the beach.

14 Day Galapagos Adventure

14 Day Custom Tour

From $10,495

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.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Atacama Salt Flats, Chile

Cultural Kaleidoscope Road Trip from Salta to the Atacama

12 Day Custom Tour

From $7,795

Argentina and Chile boast picturesque Patagonian forests and remarkable cultural destinations peppering this unspoiled paradise, all of which you may admire on this immersive 12-day road trip sharing the heritage of these South American countries and their people with you. Traveling from the bustling city of Salta to the immense Salt Flats of Atacama Desert, you will explore the kaleidoscopic culture of Patagonia.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Maoi statues on Easter Island

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

13 Day Custom Tour

From $4,220

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.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Valley of the Moon, Atacama Desert, Chile

Riveting Luxuries of Chile and Argentina Tour: Surreal Landscapes to Buzzing Cities

21 Day Custom Tour

From $14,485

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.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Salto Grande waterfall in T orres del Paine National Park, Chile

Wonders of Chile: City, Desert, Mountain Tour

9 Day Custom Tour

From $2,245

Experience the wonders of Chile for nine days as you relish this handcrafted tour weaving from the beating heart of Santiago to the soaring powdery snow peaks fringing Puerto Natales. From the delectable delicacies to the fascinating history, you will explore a wealth of Chilean heritage during this experience tailored to nature enthusiasts looking for an escape from the every day and the mundane.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Marvels of Peru and Brazil Tour: Natural and Cultural Discoveries

15 Day Custom Tour

From $4,870

South America reliably presents visitors wit a unique cocktail of raw natural beauty and charming urban centers, and this 15-day tour of Brazil and Peru will present plenty of both as you make your way from the rugged Andean mountains to the shores of the Atlantic ocean. A combination of leisure time and guided excursions will also ensure that you make the most out of each destination you visit.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Butterfly on the nose of a turtle in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru.

Immersive Rainforest and Inca Trail Peru Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From $2,195

With deserts, jungles, mountains, and coastlines, Peru presents a paradise of ecological diversity throughout this 10-day tour of the Amazon and Andes. This carefully curated vacation has been designed to provide an up-close and personal glimpse at this stunning nation. This adventure also gives you access to many unique opportunities for an unforgettable trip in addition to housing you in some of the most comfortable accommodations in the country.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Costa Rica man smelling aromatic coffee at a tasting

Coffee, Chocolate & Cocktails Tour of Costa Rica

12 Day Custom Tour

From $4,147

The world’s most coveted coffees, chocolates, and cocktails blend seamlessly on this 12-day journey through Costa Rica, immersing you in the origins of some of the most prized coffee and cocoa beans. Enjoy a cup of fresh drip brewed in the micro-mills where coffee beans are grown for world champion baristas and coffee cuppers (the sommeliers of the coffee world). Indulge in decadent organic dark chocolate and sip on rum harvested from locally sourced sugar canes. This tour also visits an organic farm where natural ingredients that accentuate the flavors of coffee are meticulously matured, such as vanilla, cinnamon, and black pepper. Embark on a unique adventure through Costa Rica's cloud forests, volcanoes and pristine nature that stimulates all of the senses, while simultaneously indulging in the famous laid-back lifestyle of La Pura Vida.EXPLORING FURTHERDid you know that Costa Rica contains an exceptional wealth of wildlife relative to its size? More than 5% of the world’s biodiversity can be found in Costa Rica, even though its landmass is a mere 0.03% of the planet. With over 100 protected areas, 801 miles of coastline, and 121 volcanic formations, the country contains 10% of the world’s butterflies, 750,000 species of insects, and 52 species of hummingbirds. To explore Costa Rica’s wildlife up close, consider browsing our Costa Rica vacations to include a face-to-face experience with a smiling sloth.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Best of Peru and Bolivia in 2 Weeks Itinerary

14 Day Custom Tour

From $3,075

Gain altitude alongside history, mystery, scenery, and culture on a personalized tour of Peru and Bolivia that will bring you from sea level up to 12,000 feet in the air. Follow in the footsteps of the Inca, touching the smooth stones preserved at Machu Picchu, witness the sculpted faces on the ancient walls at Tiahuanaco and cross the waters of Lake Titicaca, the region from which the Inca Empire emerged. Spanish colonial architecture decorates the main squares as the condors soar above the second deepest canyon in the world. Discover lively markets, savor the delectable cuisine, and enjoy the best of Peru and Bolivia as you would like to.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Wine Regions of South America Tour: An Indulgence of Flavors

10 Day Custom Tour

From$2,495

Touring South America offers the perfect wine trail, combining the soils of the Andes, Pacific coastal plain, and the riverside pampas. Your custom tailored tour embraces the diverse characteristics of vineyards spread across Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay for a tour as unique as the wines you taste. Let the sounds of the tango in Buenos Aires seductively move your body. Wander amongst the cobblestone streets and colonial homes of Colonia. Witness the snowcapped peak of the Andean Mountains and discover decadent chocolates crafted in Mendoza. Follow the wine trail across South America for an unforgettable journey of flavorful cultures.

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Romantic Getaway to South America Tour: Stunning Landscapes to Intimate Excursions

9 Day Custom Tour

From$2,245

Make a romantic declaration that echoes through the mountains of Patagonia and across the vineyards of the Maipo Valley. Express your passion through tango learned in a private studio in Buenos Aires and linger beneath the seductive artwork decorating hidden niches of Santiago. Your custom tailored tour enchants you with opulent views of volcanic peaks and captivates you with the pleasures of artisan chocolates. Blend ardor and adventure as you cycle around the shimmering lakes of Bariloche. Experience intrigue and flirtation as you and your partner share in unforgettable romance spreading across the cultural and scenic wonders of Chile and Argentina.

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Inca Soul to Tango Passion: Essence of Peru & Buenos Aires Tour

12 Day Custom Tour

From$2,815

The rugged stones of an Incan fortress tower over the mountainside of Machu Picchu as the melodic rhythms of a tango emanate from hidden dance studios in Buenos Aires. Your custom-tailored South America tour immerses you in Incan history and Argentinian culture on a luxurious exploration across mountain slopes and cobblestone streets. Toucans hide in the jungle canopy and staggering waterfalls cause the mist to rise across the sky. From verdant valleys to agricultural terraces, you will discover how heritage shapes culture and how the past has fashioned the present in Peru and Argentina.

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Best of Buenos Aires, Santiago & Easter Island Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From$2,495

The unique spirit of South America emanates from the vibrant streets of Buenos Aires and the colorful culture of Santiago and accentuates the historical mystique of Easter Island. Indulge in the charming café culture and bohemian renaissance. Enjoy the enticing aroma of fresh seafood drifting out of the central market. Feel the exhilaration of adventure, as you wander through a cave to view historical paintings and learn the skills of South American cowboys romping along the plain. Your custom tailored tour embraces charm and beauty, immersing you in the splendors of tango and wonders of wine, relaxing on pristine beaches and relishing breathtaking stonework.

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Wonders of Peru & Ecuador: Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley & Galapagos Island Cruise

12 Day Custom Tour

From$8,995

South America is filled with legendary culture and landscape edging the mystical, with no greater stories than those of the Inca in the Andes and the enchanting islands in the Galapagos Archipelago. Gigantic stones continue to adorn the summits of surreal mountaintops. Sea iguanas dive into crystal clear waters, and sea lions bask on powdery-white beaches. Discover the thrilling peaks of Peru; bask in the colonial charm of Quito and enjoy breathtaking scenery and abundant wildlife on Ecuadorian volcanic islands. This South American tour turns idyllic daydreams into an unforgettable reality.

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South America Tour for Active Travelers

12 Day Custom Tour

From$2,995

Argentina and Chile offer the pleasures of a luxurious odyssey, combining comfort from the streets of cosmopolitan cities with the adventure of the mountaintops towering over the Patagonian steppe. Horses gallop across the landscape on traditional private estancias and glaciers soar above the bordering waterways. Vineyards glow emerald against the backdrop of the Andes Mountains and tango dancers stare passionately into each other’s eyes. Indulge in opulent accommodations and lavish landscapes, searching for grazing guanacos and sleeping flamingos while wandering mystical forest trails. Your customizable adventure embodies excitement and desire for an indelible South American discovery.

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History, Culture & Wine of Chile and Argentina Tour

8 Day Custom Tour

From$1,995

From murals decorating the walls of a Santiago barrio (neighborhood) to tango dancers moving passionately along cobblestone streets in Buenos Aires, this tour introduces you to the diverse lifestyles encompassing the pleasures of the plains, the splendors of the mountains, and the flavorful wines of Mendoza. Watch gauchos, South Americans cowboys, traipse across the plain and race one another around the corral. Sample decadent chocolate treats and delight in the vibrant morning rush at the central market. Your customizable tour immerses you in Argentine and Chilean history and culture, creating a captivating experience of a lifetime.

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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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Wonders of South America: Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil Tour

18 Day Custom Tour

From$4,945

Urbane sophistication and the grandness of nature, the epicurean pleasures of a fine glass of wine and the cultural delights of a tango show, the Great Outdoors and the Marvels of Civilization; all of this and more can be found in stupendous South America. From the Andres to the Atlantic, from the Plaza de Armas to the Plaza de Mayo, this is a journey that will stir your imagination and leave you begging for more.

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A Perfect Wine Tour of Argentina & Chile: Mendoza, Maipo Valley & San Antonio Valley

8 Day Custom Tour

From$1,995

The sun shines with a remarkable radiance, as Andean peaks loom large over the lush vineyards outside Santiago, Chile and Mendoza, Argentina. Your custom tailored tour immerses you in the flavors of the countryside that have been shaped by the unique properties of the soil. Search for aromas of chocolate, tobacco, and plum drifting from your glass. Touch your fingers to the rugged earth and trace the waxy skin of grapes dangling off the vines. From enriching wine to traditional tastes of regional cuisine, you will discover majesty in the landscape and excitement in the distinctive flavors during your perfect wine tour of Chile and Argentina. 

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With promises of the Amazon Rainforest to Andean peaks, celebrated beaches to intriguing ancient ruins, South America is a destination of diversity that offers a mixture of natural majesty and captivating heritage.

With high vaccination rates and low Covid numbers, ideal weather and endless things to do, you can enjoy a vacation that begins with a warm welcome and ends with fantastic memories.

Whether sipping wine in Argentina or visiting the giant tortoises on the Galapagos, the four main reasons to travel to South America now can inspire the best experiences for your preferred trip with the help of a Zicasso travel specialist.

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