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Suggested Itineraries for Trips to South America

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May 13, 2013

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By Cecile Honnorat

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Machu Picchu Peru TourSouth America is a vast continent! There are a lot of places to visit, many beautiful landscapes to admire and so many miles to travel from one place to another! That is why it could be hard to plan an itinerary when you want to travel to South America. To help you here are some travel itineraries for South America and 5 Suggested Itineraries for Trips to South America:

#1. From “The Lost City” to “The Cidade Maravilhosa.”

Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro Brazil ToursWith this itinerary, you will have the opportunity to travel to 3 countries. You will start your journey in Peru where you will learn more about the Inca Empire with the visit of one of the most evocative sights in South America: the beautiful citadel of Machu Picchu. You will also get to see the lake Titicaca on your way to Bolivia and its major cities, La Paz and Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Your trip will then continue to Brazil and the beautiful city of Bonito with its blue color rivers and springs. Then get ready to be amazed by the Iguazu Falls. The last stop of this tour is one of the most memorable cities in South America, Rio de Janeiro where you can admire the view from the top of the Sugar Loaf or just relax on some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. >> View more information about this tour

#2. The South America Deluxe Tour

This 21-day tour is the ultimate South American trip. It will lead you to some of the best highlights of South America. You will start your journey in Peru with the visit of the ancient Cusco and the mysterious Machu Picchu. You will then head to the capital of Tango, Buenos Aires before visiting the Marvelous city of Rio de Janeiro and the beautiful beaches of Salvador da Bahia as well as its historic center. This trip also includes two of the best natural highlights of South America: the breathtaking Iguazu Falls and the wild Amazon Rainforest where you can fish piranhas, spot caiman and go hiking in the jungle. >> View more information about this tour

#3. Tango, Samba, Waterfalls and Wine Tour

This itinerary combines one of our most popular tour including the best of Argentina and Brazil with a wine tour to discover some of South America best wines. You will start your journey in Chile where you will visit one of the world renown Chilean vineyards. Then you will travel to Mendoza to have a taste of Argentina’s finest wine in one of the most beautiful scenery. You will then visit the oldest city of Uruguay and a UNESCO World Heritage site, Colonia del Sacramento, before enjoying a Tango show in Buenos Aires. You will then have the opportunity to see one of the greatest waterfalls in the world before visiting Brazil and its two major cities Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. >> View more information about this tour

#4. The Classic Antarctica Cruise

For a memorable and unique trip to South America, you can also choose to take a cruise and discover one of the most beautiful, pristine and least explored places on the planet. In this all-inclusive cruise from Ushuaia, you can relax and enjoy the fantastic view of spectacular glaciers and mountains. You also have the opportunity to explore some islands such as the South Shetland Islands and meet incredible wildlife such as seabirds, whales, and penguins. This is a trip of a lifetime that you won’t forget! >> View more information about this tour

#5. From Peru to Ecuador Tour

galapagos islands tours snorkelingThis itinerary will take you to the lost city of the Incas in Peru, before heading to Ecuador and its beautiful landscapes, and villages such as Peguche and Otavalo where you will stand face-to-face with people untouched by the urgency of modern life. This tour also includes a train ride through mysterious tunnels in the mountains, astonishing bridges, and a unique biodiversity. You will next embark on an amazing cruise around the Galapagos Islands where you will have the opportunity to see amazing wildlife such as prehistoric iguanas, giant tortoises, exotic birds, plants and beautiful landscapes of volcanoes. It is also possible to swim and snorkel in the warm clear waters among tropical fish, manta rays, sea lions, swordfish, sea turtles and other marine wildlife. >> View more information about this tour.

And 100’s more trip ideas!

Of course, these are only 5 suggested itineraries for trips to South America, and you can find much more on our website. You can also create your own tour or customize one by contacting one of our travel consultants.

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