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Encounter South America at its best on an unforgettable adventure

The very best of South America awaits on an immersive Premium adventure. In 33 unforgettable days you’ll marvel at the landscapes of Colca Canyon, venture into the wild heart of the Amazon and stand in awe of Machu Picchu. Step out and stroll the inspiring streets of Santiago, sip the world’s best wine in Mendoza, dine and dance with the locals in Buenos Aires, soak in the spectacle of Iguazu Falls then get swept up in the magic of Rio de Janeiro. Experience an unfiltered look at everyday life and enjoy expert local knowledge every step of the way.

Why you’ll love this trip


Our best accommodation and highest level of service.


Unusual, exceptional and authentic on-trip experiences.


Led by our most experienced and highest rated local leaders.

  • Get to know the real South America as you travel with a local leader, stay in a lodge run by the indigenous Ese Eja people, visit a local community in the Sacred Valley and interact with the Guarani community near Iguazu Falls.
  • Take your taste buds on a trip with Exclusive Experiences, including bodega tastings in Santiago, an expert-lead winery tour in Mendoza, lunch at the Gastromotiva social enterprise in Rio and home-cooked pachamanca lunch in the Sacred Valley.
  • Experience the best of each country with three fantastic Feature Stays. Enjoy a spectacular location next to the Colca River, sleep in a historical house in downtown Santiago and soak up Art Nouveau elegance in Buenos Aires.
  • Delight in a full day of wildlife activities in the Amazon, two guided visits to Machu, a boat tour uncovering the diverse wildlife of the Ballestas Islands and two days marvelling at the mighty Iguazu Falls.
  • Elevate your adventure with memorable Exclusive Experiences, including scenic 360 train journey to Machu Pichu, tango lesson in Buenos Aires and insider’s day tour of the El Tigre Delta.


Day 1: Lima

Day 2: Ica

Day 3: Ica

Day 4: Lima

Day 5: Arequipa

Day 6: Arequipa

Day 7: Colca Canyon

Day 8: Lake Titicaca

Day 9: Lake Titicaca

Day 10: Cusco

Day 11: Cusco

Day 12: Ollantaytambo

Day 13: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu

Day 14: Cusco

Day 15: Amazon Jungle

Day 16: Amazon Jungle

Day 17: Lima

Day 18: Santiago

Day 19: Santiago

Day 20: Santiago

Day 21: Valparaiso

Day 22: Valparaiso

Day 23: Mendoza

Day 24: Mendoza

Day 25: Buenos Aires

Day 26: Buenos Aires

Day 27: Buenos Aires

Day 28: Buenos Aires

Day 29: Iguazu Falls – Brazilian side

Day 30: Iguazu Falls – Argentinian side

Day 31: Rio de Janeiro

Day 32: Rio de Janeiro

Day 33: Rio de Janeiro



Images courtesy of Intrepid Group