Central & South America

Central & South America Travel Tips

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 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

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

3 Days in Antigua: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 39 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The most popular tourist city in Guatemala, Antigua is not only a great place to explore itself, but also provides a fantastic jumping off point for plenty of historic and cultural attractions ...  Read more

Flavors of Peru

By Viator, January 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 32 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

3 Days in Managua: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2012

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 32 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Capital cities can be hit or miss as far as tourist attractions go - sometimes they represent the best of what a country has to offer, and other times they are best seen at a glance from the car as ...  Read more

Day Trips from Managua

By Viator, November 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 22 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

3 Days in Iquitos: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, January 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 19 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Peru?s famed ?Gateway to the Amazon? was once just a humble Jesuit outpost in the jungle, until the Industrial Age. With that revolution?particularly after the widespread adoption of the ...  Read more

Amazon Lodges in Iquitos

By Viator, January 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 19 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

3 Days in La Paz: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, September 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 18 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

La Paz is the highest capital city found anywhere in the world. It is the center of a nation known as ?the Tibet of the Americas?. With two-million people constantly in motion, it is the beating ...  Read more

Birdwatching in Costa Rica

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 17 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The thick rainforests of tropical Costa Rica are home to some 850 unique species of birds. As a result, this tiny country stationed between Nicaragua and Panama, is one of the best places for ...  Read more

Jaco Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, January 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Upon arrival in the cheerfully scruffy center of Jaco (or, alternately, the luxuriously landscaped resort just north, Los Sueños), you?ll want to appreciate the view; Costa Rica?s Central ...  Read more

Natural Wonders in San Pedro de Atacama

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 11 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There's no doubt that the natural features surrounding San Pedro Atacama make the area so incredible. The desert is vast, yet visitors can still get a good sampling of what the region has to offer ...  Read more

3 Days in San Pedro de Atacama: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, November 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 11 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From the moment you land in Calama, through your drive to the oasis town of San Pedro de Atacama, you know that you?re in for something special. This is the desert like you've never seen it before, ...  Read more

Flavors of Cusco

By Viator, January 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 9 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The traditional and modern strike the perfect balance in Cusquenian gastronomy. The Inca inheritance combined with colonial influences and the effects of international tourism have contributed to new ...  Read more

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