Central & South America

Central & South America Travel Tips

Cusco Markets

By Viator, November 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 78 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Cusco is Peru?s shopping hotspot for handicrafts, textiles, ceramics, art and jewelry, and the best place to shop for this booty is in the markets. There are several open-air and undercover shopping ...  Read more

Rio 2016 (2016 Summer Olympics)

By Viator, November 2015

Tours & Tickets

The most highly anticipated sporting event of the calendar is heading to Brazilian shores, as Rio de Janerio gets set to host the 2016 Summer Olympics. Whether you?re planning on attending in person ...  Read more

Buenos Aires Tango Shows

By Viator, November 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 111 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A heady blend of Spanish and African traditions, the tango developed in the brothels and communal backstreets of Buenos Aires? poorer port districts in the 1880s. As an art form, the tango reached a ...  Read more

Ski Tours from Santiago

By Viator, November 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 17 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Thanks to its location near the base of the Andes mountain range, Santiago, Chile, is essentially South America?s ?ski town.? With multiple major resorts within a couple of hours from Chile?s capital ...  Read more

Rio de Janeiro Carnival

By Viator, November 2015

Tours & Tickets

With five days of dazzling parades held at Rio?s iconic Sambadrome, street parties erupting all around the city and more than 500,000 visitors flying in from all around the globe, Rio de Janeiro is ...  Read more

Favelas of Rio de Janeiro

By Viator, November 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 108 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Rio's 900+ favelas are home to hundreds of thousands of people, packed tightly in astonishing density and replete with all the violence, criminality and squalor that one might expect when extreme ...  Read more

Day Trips from San Pedro de Atacama

By Viator, November 2015

Tours & Tickets

San Pedro de Atacama serves as an ideal starting point for a variety of day trips through North Chile. Getting to the popular El Tatio Geysers requires an early-morning departure, with pick-ups from ...  Read more

Island Hopping in the Galapagos

By Viator, October 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 24 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

So varied is the native wildlife of Ecuador?s Galapagos Islands that it inspired Charles Darwin?s Theory of Natural Selection and the 19 main islands and numerous smaller isles present a unique ...  Read more

Flavors of Peru

By Viator, October 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 46 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Peruvian cuisine is typically South American, but with some surprises! Alongside indigenous and Spanish fare, you?ll find influences from China, Italy, Africa and Japan. Based on the staples of ...  Read more

Celebrating Day of the Dead in Mexico and Latin America

By Viator, October 2015

Renowned around the world for its vibrant parades, ghoulish costumes and elaborate altars, the Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is not only a day to honor and remember passed loved ones?it?s ...  Read more

Day of the Dead

By Viator, October 2015

Tours & Tickets

Called Dia de Muertos in Spanish, the Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated in a number of spots around the world, including Guatemala. It is held on November 1 and 2, in connection with ...  Read more

Rio de Janeiro's Best Food and Places to Eat

By Viator, October 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 212 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From hearty meat dishes to a kaleidoscope of tropical fruit, eating out in Rio de Janeiro is never boring and you?ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to the city?s restaurants. Borrowing ...  Read more

Top-Rated Multi-Day Tours in Argentina

By Viator, October 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 11 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From the jagged peaks of the Andes and the awe-inspiring glaciers of Patagonia to the glistening salt plains of the north, Argentina is a land of spectacularly diverse scenery, but with so much to ...  Read more

Download the Viator Insider's Guide to Peru & Bolivia

By Viator, October 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 196 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

At Viator, our goal has always been to help travelers find the best things to see and do around the world. Our team of travel insiders handpicks every tour, our mobile apps keep you connected on ...  Read more

Valparaiso Tours from Santiago

By Viator, September 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 124 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Chile is one of South America?s most diverse, stable and prosperous countries, and Valparaiso exemplifies all of these. From its rich, European-influenced cultural heritage to its bustling seaport, ...  Read more

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