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So you want to travel to South America and see all the highlights. South America is a huge continent - Brazil alone is as large as the United States. So we've whittled it down to our Top 12 Tours of South America, which should help you decide what the must-see destinations are.

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Very Best Highlights of Argentina Tour

13 Days / 12 Nights

  • Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina
  • Bariloche, the heart of Argentina's Lake District
  • Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world
  • Perito Moreno and other Glaciers near El Calafate, Patagonia (only September-March)
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Brazil Amazon & Salvador Bahia Tour

10 Days / 9 Nights

  • 3 Nights in Rio de Janeiro
  • Sugar Loaf Mountain
  • Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer Statue)
  • 4 Nights at the Amazon Ecopark Lodge including all meals & excursions
  • 2 Nights in Salvador da Bahia
  • Sightseeing of the Pelourinho District
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Rio's Carnival & Colonial Treasures Tour

9 Days / 8 Nights

  • Rio Carnival Winner's Parade
  • Sugar Loaf Mountain
  • Corcovado Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer Statue
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Paraty & Ouro Preto
  • Train ride to Tiradentes
  • Visit to São João del Rei
  • Visit to a Gold Mine in Mariana
  • Schooner Excursion through the bays of Paraty
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South America Deluxe Tour

26 Days / 25 Nights

  • Lima City Tour
  • Pisaq Market & The Sacred Valley
  • Machu Picchu
  • Buenos Aires City Tour & Tango Show
  • Brazilian and Argentine sides of Iguassu Falls
  • Train journey through the Atlantic Rainforest
  • City Tour of Rio de Janeiro, including Sugarloaf & Corcovado
  • Salvador da Bahia Tour, including the Pelourinho
  • Amazon
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The Essence of Peru Tour

15 Days / 14 Nights

  • Lima, Arequipa & Cuzco City Tours
  • Paracas Bay Beach Resort
  • Ballesta Islands Cruise
  • Nazca Lines Overflight
  • Colca Canyon & Condor Mirador
  • Lake Titicaca & Floating Islands
  • First-class Train from Puno to Cuzco
  • Tour of Machu Picchu
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Rio de Janeiro & the Route of Gold Tour

8 Days / 7 Nights

  • Rio de Janeiro Tour to Sugarloaf & Corcovado
  • Paraty Schooner Cruise
  • Brazilian National Treasure sites: Paraty, Tiradentes, and Petrópolis
  • Mariana Gold Mine
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ouro Preto
  • Congolhas & the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas
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Chapada dos Guimaraes Brazil Tour

Pantanal, Nobres & Chapada dos Guimaraes Tour

5 Days / 4 Nights

  • Experience the Pantanal - one of the most diverse natural areas in the world
  • Chapada dos Guimarães, famous for its wildlife, waterfalls, and canyons
  • Snorkeling in freshwater pools
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Machu Picchu & the Amazon Jungle Tour

8 Days / 7 Nights

  • Lima City Tour
  • Cuzco City & Ruins Tour
  • Pisaq Market & Sacred Valley Tour
  • Ride through the Sacred Valley by Train
  • Machu Picchu Ruins Tour
  • Peru Amazon Jungle Lodge & Excursions
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Toucan in the Amazon

Rio de Janeiro & the Amazon Rainforest Tour

8 Days / 7 Nights

  • Rio de Janeiro "the marvelous city"
  • Corcovado Mountain & Christ the Redeemer Statue
  • Manaus, the gateway to the Brazilian Amazon
  • Amazonian Flora & Fauna Tours
  • Meetings with local communities
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Devil's Throat Iguazu Falls

World Wonders of South America

10 Days / 9 Nights

  • Lima, the City of the Kings
  • Cuzco, the former Inca Capital
  • Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World
  • Iguassu Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World
  • Rio de Janeiro, the Marvelous City
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The Andes Mountains in Mendoza

The South America Wine Tour

10 Days / 9 Nights

  • Santiago area, the main wine region in Chile
  • Casablanca Valley
  • Viña del Mar & Valparaíso
  • Mendoza, Argentina's wine capital
  • Uco Valley
  • Colonia del Sacramento, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Uruguay
  • Estancias & Vineyards surrounding Colonia
  • Buenos Aires, the Argentina capital
  • Buenos Aires city tour & Tango Dinner Show
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Abraao Beach along Ilha Grande Waterfront

Rio, Ilha Grande & Paraty Tour

8 Days / 7 Nights

  • Rio de Janeiro - The marvelous city
  • Corcovado Mountain and Christ the Redeemer statue
  • Sugar Loaf Mountain
  • Ilha Grande & its natural landscapes
  • Paraty - The Charming colonial town
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