Central & South America

Central & South America Travel Tips

Cusco Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 105 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

Santiago Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 209 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Despite its location in South America, Santiago has a distinctly European feel, from its neoclassical architecture to its efficient metro system, Santiago is one of South America?s most ...  Read more

Mayan Ruins in El Salvador

By Viator, April 2015

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

El Salvador might not boast world-famous ruins like Mexico?s Chichen Itza and Guatemala?s Tikal, but with around a thousand historical sites dotted around the small country, there?s plenty to ...  Read more

San Jose Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 355 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

Mountain Treks from San Martin de los Andes

By Viator, April 2015

Tours & Tickets

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

Buenos Aires Tango Shows

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 97 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

Day Trips from Rio

By Viator, April 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 55 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With its swaths of white sand beaches hemmed in by the iconic peaks of Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain, and an all-day party atmosphere, it can be hard to tear yourself away from Rio de Janeiro?s ...  Read more

Inca Ruins and Sacred Valleys near Cusco

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 451 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

As the one-time capital of the mighty Inca Empire, it?s no surprise that Cusco?s biggest claim to fame is its impressively preserved Inca ruins, but while the majority of travelers come to Cusco to ...  Read more

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

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 wilderness ...  Read more

Water Sports in San Martin de los Andes

By Viator, April 2015

Tours & Tickets

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

3 Days in Rio de Janeiro: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 821 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

Three Ways to See Iguassu Falls

By Viator, April 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 105 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

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 Quito: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 42 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

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