Central & South America

Central & South America Travel Tips

Shore Excursions in Central & South America

By Viator, February 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 130 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Beaches, mountains; vibrant cities, small fishing towns – the ports of call in Central and South America have it all. Adventure junkies will be at home with zipline tours and kayaking excursions, ...  Read more

3 Days in Lima: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 95 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

Cusco Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, November 2010

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 83 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

Belize Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 34 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

English-speaking Belize is a small jewel on Central America’s Caribbean coast. It combines historic attractions with natural beauty spots to make a magnificent holiday destination. Day 1: Ancient ...  Read more

3 Days in Medellín: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 25 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

3 Days in Managua: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2012

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 25 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

3 Days in Antigua: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 24 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, November 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 23 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 Puno: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2012

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

The city of Puno is rarely considered most beautiful destination on Lake Titicaca; the modern and somewhat scruffy city is a working port town. It is a destination not only for tourists, but also ...  Read more

3 Days in São Paulo

By Viator, May 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 16 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Day 1: Bright Lights, Big City Get to know one of the world’s largest cities by heading directly into its heart with a tour of neo-Gothic Sé Cathedral and a few hours of free culture at the ...  Read more

Day Trips from Managua

By Viator, October 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14 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

Amazon Lodges in Iquitos

By Viator, July 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 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

Soccer (Futbol) Culture in Argentina

By Viator, February 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With soccer players like Diego Maradona idolized as national heroes and a string of international victories that include 2 Olympic Gold Medals, 16 Copa America and 2 FIFA World cup wins, Argentina ...  Read more

3 Days in Iquitos: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2012

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 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

Jaco Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, March 2012

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 12 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

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