Central & South America

Central & South America Travel Tips

Adventure and Outdoor Activities in Salta

By Viator, April 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The pristine high-altitude gorges, peaks, deserts and river valleys of Argentina?s northwestern provinces have earned Salta the reputation as the hub of outdoor adventure in the area One of ...  Read more

Island Hopping in the Galapagos

By Viator, April 2016

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 27 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

Lake Titicaca

By Viator, April 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 6 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Not only is Lake Titicaca South America?s largest lake, it?s also the highest navigable lake in the world, sitting a lofty 3,820m (12,500 feet) above sea level. The water truly sparkles here in the ...  Read more

Inca Ruins and Sacred Valleys near Cusco

By Viator, April 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 616 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

Wine Tasting Near Santiago

By Viator, April 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 75 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

It is no secret that many people come to Chile for the wine, and even people for whom it?s not their only reason for coming to Chile usually make time to visit a winery or two. And with good reason.  ...  Read more

South America on Sale

By Viator, April 2016

From the jungle of the Amazon to the icy wonderland of Patagonia, South America's wild topography is full of adventures. Whether it's learning to tango in Buenos Aires, trekking to Machu Picchu or ...  Read more

Rio de Janeiro's Best Food and Places to Eat

By Viator, April 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 231 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

Valparaiso Tours from Santiago

By Viator, April 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 134 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

Best Museums in Lima

By Viator, April 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 57 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From the colonial grandeur of the Plaza de Armas to its pre-Columbian huacas, a walking tour of Lima serves up a melting pot of Peruvian culture and history, but the city?s proud heritage is also ...  Read more

Santiago Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, March 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 335 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

Outdoor Adventures in Arequipa

By Viator, March 2016

Tours & Tickets

For those looking for an adventurous vacation, Arequipa offers many opportunities. The most popular adventure activity is visiting Colca Canyon, the third most popular tourist attraction in Peru, ...  Read more

Treks and Trails to Machu Picchu

By Viator, March 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 21 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

Amazon Lodges in Iquitos

By Viator, March 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 33 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

Flavors of Peru

By Viator, March 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 51 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

Day Trips to Quirigua

By Viator, February 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Like Copan, Quirigua is another popular archaeological site home to ancient Maya artifacts. Located in southeastern Guatemala (120 miles from Guatemala City), this one-mile area features an ...  Read more

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