Central & South America

Central & South America Travel Tips

Day Trips from Puerto Iguazu

By Viator, February 2016

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In the north of Argentina at the borders of Brazil and Paraguay, a giant chasm in the earth, left behind from a volcanic eruption, is the sight of one of the tallest and most impressive waterfalls in ...  Read more

Colonial History in Cartagena

By Viator, February 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 26 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Treasures and pirates abound in the history of Cartagena de Indias. Founded in 1533 by Don Pedro de Heredia, this Caribbean city on the coast of Colombia is surrounded by high walls and the most ...  Read more

Exploring Valle del Cauca

By Viator, February 2016

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From the jagged peaks of the Andes Mountains to the vast, sandy beaches of the Pacific coast, the ever-changing landscapes of Valle del Cauca provide an idyllic backdrop to one of Colombia?s most ...  Read more

Day Trips from Managua

By Viator, January 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 29 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The sprawling markets and maze of uninspired architecture that make up Managua do little justice its charms, but the chaotic Nicaraguan capital is still ideally situated for exploring the country?s ...  Read more

Rio de Janeiro Carnival

By Viator, January 2016

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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

Overnight in Copacabana

By Viator, January 2016

Just across the Bolivian border is the scenic and sacred city of Copacabana, spilling from the Andes toward Titicaca?s glittering expanse. Originally called Kota Kawana (?View of the Lake?) in the ...  Read more

3 Days in Copan: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2015

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Three days in Copan is the perfect amount of time to explore both the town and its famous ruins, as well as some of the surrounding areas, which offer a range of activities from family-friendly to ...  Read more

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

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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 124 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 18 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

Favelas of Rio de Janeiro

By Viator, November 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 124 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

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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

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 26 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 47 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

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