Central & South America

Central & South America Travel Tips

3 Days in Lima: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 106 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 46 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 Medellín: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 41 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

Flavors of Peru

By Viator, May 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 38 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 La Paz: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, September 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 22 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

3 Days in Iquitos: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, January 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 20 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 20 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

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 12 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 12 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

3 Days in São Paulo

By Viator, December 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 11 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

Fernando Botero's Medellín

By Viator, September 2014

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

Medellin is an innovative city that is constantly innovating, and one of the ways it does so is through the art of its most famous artist, Fernando Botero. In a way, this city belongs to Botero. ...  Read more

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