Central & South America

Central & South America Travel Tips

Jaco Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Upon arrival in the cheerfully scruffy center of Jaco (or, alternately, the luxuriously landscaped resort just north, Los Sueños), you?ll want to appreciate the view; Costa Rica?s Central ...  Read more

San Jose Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 295 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Bustling big city or nature?s haven? Whichever way you see it, San Jose offers plenty of excitement for the first time and returning visitor alike. In fact, its obvious architecture of tall ...  Read more

3 Days in Rio de Janeiro: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 717 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Rio de Janeiro isn?t known as the Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City) for nothing. Beautiful beaches, expansive mountains, the lively Cariocas and the grand Carnaval are only some of the reasons ...  Read more

Samba and Carnival Fun in Rio de Janeiro

By Viator, December 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 27 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With troops of bejeweled dancers gyrating on stage, glittering floats parading through the Sambadrome exhibition hall and costumes so dazzling you?ll need your sunglasses on even at night, Rio de ...  Read more

Suggested Itineraries: 3 Days in Puerto Iguazu

By Viator, December 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 106 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

While the Brazilian side of the falls can be explored in half a day, you could easily spend two or more days enjoying the Argentine portion of the park. Day 1: Into the Falls After settling into ...  Read more

3 Days in Bariloche: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

San Carlos de Bariloche (commonly, Bariloche) is the undisputed capital of the Argentine lakes region, and as such, also for adventure tourism, hiking, skiing, flyfishing, horseback riding at nearby ...  Read more

3 Days in Buenos Aires: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 574 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Buenos Aires is a huge, sprawling city, but most areas of interest are in the compact and foot-friendly downtown. The locals call themselves porteños, celebrating the fact that Buenos Aires ...  Read more

Volcanoes and National Parks

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 172 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

San Jose in Costa Rica is many things to many people. Looming skyscrapers, glitzy malls, busy businessmen and a fast-paced lifestyle is perhaps the more obvious appearance to those visiting on ...  Read more

Amazon River Cruises in Peru

By Viator, December 2014

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Iquitos is called Peru?s ?Gateway to the Amazon,? a destination for visitors to this diverse nation who wish to experience the rainforest, as well as the Andes and Pacific Coast. While not as large, ...  Read more

Amazon Lodges in Iquitos

By Viator, December 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 16 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The vast majority of travelers come to Iquitos because it is the jumping off point for Peru?s fine selection of Amazon lodges. These are scattered along the region?s rivers (not only the Amazon ...  Read more

3 Days in Fortaleza: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Fortaleza is a perpetually sunny, seaside city with a vibrant atmosphere, lovely restored colonial buildings and several urban beaches. One of the largest cities in Brazil?s northeast, its main ...  Read more

Wine in Uruguay

By Viator, December 2014

Think of South American wine and you?ll probably imagine sipping Argentine Malbec or Chilean Carmenere, but neighboring Uruguay also boasts a burgeoning wine industry, famous for its bold and ...  Read more

Dancing in Uruguay: Tango, Candombe and Milonga

By Viator, December 2014

Like their Argentine and Brazilian neighbors, there?s no doubt that Uruguayans have dancing in their blood and traditional dances like the Tango, Candombe and Milonga are an important part of the ...  Read more

3 Days in Mendoza: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 8 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Central Argentina?s hub, Mendoza is an easygoing town with lovely plazas, tree-lined streets, cultural sights and a laid-back vibe. The provincial capital, Mendoza is also the base for excursions ...  Read more

3 Days in Montevideo: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 23 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

While Uruguay is considered a small country, it?s packed with cultural, historical and entertaining activities. You?ll find most of the action in the largest city and capital, Montevideo, where ...  Read more

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