Central & South America

Central & South America Travel Tips

A Day in Rio de Janeiro

By Viator, April 2015

Tours & Tickets

Rio de Janeiro, a city of incomparable natural beauty and incurably addictive culture, isn?t usually categorized as a one-night stand. In fact, once travelers have breathed in the intoxicating ...  Read more

Three Ways to See Iguassu Falls

By Viator, April 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 104 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Only about 20% of the park lies on the Brazilian side of the border. Thus, the vast majority of hiking trails, adventure tours and other activities begin on the Argentine side. There's still plenty ...  Read more

Water Sports in San Martin de los Andes

By Viator, April 2015

In winter, the main draw of San Martin de los Andes is the snow on Cerro Chapelco. When the ski season is finished, however, and the sun begins to hang a bit higher in the blue, Patagonian sky, it?s ...  Read more

Treks and Trails to Machu Picchu

By Viator, April 2015

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 14 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

One of the world?s most famous treks, taking the pilgrimage to the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu tops most travelers? bucket lists and those hoping to scale the 2,430-meter peak on foot have a ...  Read more

3 Days in Rio de Janeiro: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 815 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

3 Days in Quito: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 41 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Nestled in a valley flanked by volcanoes and the snow-capped Andes, Quito isn?t shy about its scenery. In fact, it?s world-renowned for its beautiful location, climate and culture, thanks to its ...  Read more

3 Days in Buenos Aires: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 605 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

Inca Trail Alternatives

By Viator, April 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

There?s a reason why the Inca Trail is one of the most popular treks in all of South America. Travelers love exploring the hidden ruins tucked amid the scenic natural landscape here, and although ...  Read more

Cusco Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 104 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Cusco is the central hub of the Sacred Valley, a magnet for lovers of Inca handicrafts and ruins, colonial charm and churches. There is plenty to see in and around town as well as further afield. So ...  Read more

3 Days in Medellín: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 34 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

?The main risk in Medellín,? you?ll be warned at every turn, ?is that you won?t want to leave.? With its stunning setting amidst scenic mountains, fine dining and nightlife, glorious green ...  Read more

Colombia Cuisine

By Viator, April 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Colombians are serious about their food. They love to eat?a lot. Whether it?s street food on your way to visit a museum, creamy hot chocolate in a neighborhood bakery or dinner at a gourmet ...  Read more

Mapuche Culture in San Martin de los Andes

By Viator, April 2015

Before the 16th-century arrival of the Spanish here in Patagonia, these hills, lakes, forests, and mountains were inhabited by native Mapuche. While most of the land the Mapuche inhabited is in ...  Read more

Mountain Treks from San Martin de los Andes

By Viator, April 2015

Tucked amidst the Andean foothills on the lake-strewn border with Chile, the town of San Martin de los Andes has the feel of an eloquent frontier. The area is far from undiscovered?seeing as 25,000 ...  Read more

3 Days in San Martin de los Andes: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Even though it?s a fraction of the size of neighboring Bariloches, the amount of activities around San Martin de los Andes can make it seem overwhelming.  After all, when a pristine ...  Read more

3 Days in Lima: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 103 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Peru?s capital city was founded by Pizarro in 1535, and the modern-day city of Lima is a sprawling metropolis encompassing ruins from pre-Inca times, ultramodern shopping malls and coastal beaches. ...  Read more

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