South America is steeped in history. Fabulous tales of the ingenious Incas, the powerful Tiawanaku, and other cultures await you.
On a South America culture & history tour, you'll be guided through the history of the South American peoples, from pre-Colombian to the great Inca Empire, up to the Spanish colonial and Brazilian Imperial era. With UNESCO World Heritage Sites included, these itineraries will take you back in time to the days when the Nazca worshiped water deities, the Mapuche and Patagon's ruled the Southern Cone, and the Guarani thrived in the thick jungles of Iguassu.Customize your trip
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Calling all history enthusiasts! South America is steeped in historical sites and culture you can’t find anywhere else. With several destinations deemed UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you will have plenty to see, learn, and experience.
Choose from any of our South American Culture & History Tours, where you will learn the ancient tales of the ingenious Incas, the powerful Tiawanaku, and more. Follow experienced guides, as they take you through the history of the South American peoples, from pre-Colombian to the great Inca Empire, up to the Spanish colonial and Brazilian Imperial era. UNESCO World Heritage sites add the perfect touch to these custom-made itineraries, designed to transport you back into the past.
SouthAmerica.travel offers you six carefully designed tours, taking you through some of the world’s most beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These tours are the Colombia Archaeology Tour to San Agustin Ruins, The Classic Lima, Cuzco, and Machu Picchu Peru Tour, The Trujillo, Chiclayo, & Cajamarca Peru Tour Archaeology Tour, the Rio, Ouro Preto and Brazil Amazon Tour, and the Argentina, Land of Contrast Tour. All six tours take you to some of the most memorable places in the world. It’s easy to forget that some of the most iconic sites are UNESCO World Heritage sites: such as Machu Picchu, the Trujillo Ruins, Iguazu Falls, and more.
Once you travel to some of these places, you will feel as if you have gone back to the era where the Nazca worshiped the water deities, the Mapuche and Patagon’s ruled the Southern Cone, and the Guarani thrived in the thick jungles of Iguassu.