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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

All day, small group, luxury wine tour with gourmet lunch

Mendoza is Argentina’s largest wine region and famous for its Malbec, as well as Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay wines. On this small-group tour, enjoy an intimate wine tasting experience as you explore local vineyards. Sample a variety of Argentine wines during expert-led wine tastings and indulge in a gourmet wine tasting lunch with five courses, each paired with fine wines.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 185.00
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Air Tours

Overflight of Nazca Lines Full Day Trip from Lima

Explore the mysteries of Peru’s stunning Nazca Lines during this 11-hour excursion, complete with Cessna flight, departing from Lima. Drive south along the Pacific coast to Paracas, where you’ll board your plane for a 1.5-hour aerial adventure above this UNESCO World Heritage Site. As you soar above these intriguing works of art, also known as ‘geoglyphs,’ capture photos from your window seat, and listen as your guide explains the puzzling questions about their creation. Your Nazca Lines adventure also includes round-trip transportation from your hotel in Lima.
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  • 11 hours
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US$ 390.00
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  • 11 hours

Cooking Classes

Peruvian Cooking Class Including Local Market Tour and Exotic Fruit Tasting

Get hands-on experience preparing some of Peru’s most iconic dishes and shopping at a local market during this Lima cooking class. First stop by the market to pick out fresh meat and produce, discovering the incredible diversity of ingredients in Peruvian cuisine. Then head to the kitchen choosing to prepare a choice of fish, chicken, beef or vegetarian dish like ‘Ceviche’ or ‘Lomo Saltado,’ learning the necessary steps in fun, relaxed atmosphere. Your cooking excursion also includes round-trip hotel transport (for most areas of Lima), professional chef instructor, snacks and either lunch or dinner.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 83.00
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

San Jose Walking Tour: Food, History and Architecture

Get a taste of San Jose’s culture and cuisine on this 3-hour walking tour. Explore Costa Rica’s capital accompanied by an expert guide and learn about the city’s history, architecture and flavor. Explore the produce stalls of two traditional markets and discover what makes Costa Rican coffee so delicious as you sample some local brews. The tour is capped at 12 people for a personalized small-group experience.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

Small-Group Day Tour to Machu Picchu

Make a one-day train trip to the wondrous mountaintop Inca city of Machu Picchu during this small-group excursion, limited to just 10 guests. Feel like an explorer of yesteryear on the winding train trip through the scenic river valley leading to this ancient settlement. Then enjoy early access to this unforgettable ‘Lost City of the Incas,’ spending the next 2-3 hours exploring the site with your guide plus some time to wander on your own. You’ll return to Cusco by train in the evening.
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  • 8 hours
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US$ 389.00
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  • 8 hours

Climbing

Canyoning in the Lost Canyon

Explore the rugged landscape and forested depths of Costa Rica’s Lost Canyon. Rappel down a series of cliffs up to 200 feet (60 meters), and drop into clear tropical pools at the bottom of the canyon. Hike through a thick rain forest teeming with life and scramble over rocks as you uncover hidden secrets of this amazing area. Round-trip hotel transport from La Fortuna and a traditional Costa Rican lunch are included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 99.00
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Half-day Tours

Half Day Maipo Valley Concha y Toro Vineyard

Feast your senses on Concha y Toro during a half-day trip to the prestigious vineyard from Santiago. After a brief panoramic tour of Santiago by coach, follow your guide around the rooms, gardens, vineyards and warehouses that comprise Concho y Toro vineyard. Hear the legend of ‘Casillero del Diablo’ wine in the atmospheric cellars; enjoy a tasting session and receive a souvenir glass before enjoying lunch at a local restaurant in Pirque. Upgrade to a full-day to include a tour of Santa Rita vineyard and access to the Andino Museum. 
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  • 4 hours
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US$ 59.00
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Coffee & Tea Tours

Coffee Farm Tour & Horseback Riding: All in one great and unforgettable day

Combine two of Colombia's passions—coffee and horses—on a single private tour. As you get to know these two practices, you'll enjoy personalized attention from your guide and the ability to explore at your own pace. Witness the coffee production steps from plant to cup, as well as saddling up for a ride through the scenic countryside on horseback.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Chocolate Tours

Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Workshop in ChocoMuseo Cusco

Take this chocolate-lovers workshop and learn how to make your very own chocolate from start to finish. Learn about the chocolate-making process with this hands-on experience beginning with the cocoa tree and finishing with your very own chocolate creations. Discover the history of cocoa in Peru and learn why it is one of the top chocolate producers in the world.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Cooking Classes

Small-Group Boozy 7-Recipe Brazilian Cooking Class

Immerse yourself in the culinary scene of Rio on this interactive evening at a small cooking studio. Learn about the flavors, ingredients and cooking techniques specific to Brazilian food from your instructor. Cook a meal, either Bahian seafood Moqueca or a black bean Feijoada, using what you learned and then enjoy the fruits of your labor. The class is limited to 7 participants to ensure an intimate experience and personalized attention.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Awesome PARAGLIDING over giant waterfalls from MEDELLIN

Sit back and relax as a driver-guide shuttles you from your Medellín or Ríonegro hotel to Cocorna, where you’ll accompany a professional pilot on a 25-minute paragliding flight. Experience bird’s-eye views over crashing waterfalls and vast canyons, while literally gaining a new perspective— one that most travelers won’t—on this beautiful part of Colombia. Afterwards, enjoy an optional lunch in the mountains (own expense) and marvel over more panoramic vistas.
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  • 4 to 10 hours
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  • 4 to 10 hours
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Day Trips

Small Group Guayaquil and Cocoa Farm Full-Day Tour

Combine culture with nature on a private full-day city and cocoa farm tour from Guayaquil. Designed for travelers passing through Guayaquil, this excursion takes you to a rural cocoa farm where you’ll tour the plantation and make chocolate from scratch. Then, you’ll embark on a sightseeing tour of Guayaquil city, home to attractions such as Las Penas neighborhood, Malecon 2000, and Parque Historico. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 7 hours
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US$ 130.00
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  • 7 hours
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Cooking Classes

Bazurto Market Tour and Cooking Class in Cartagena

Learn to cook traditional Colombian food during this 4-hour class in Cartagena. Shop at a local open-air market with your chef/instructor, who will guide you in selecting ingredients for the dishes. In a local family's kitchen, try your hand at making dishes such as empanadas, coconut rice and others; then feast on your work. Round-trip transportation from Cartagena hotels or a central downtown meeting point is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 115.00
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group Tour

Discover San Jose’s hidden delights with this unique evening tour of the Costa Rican capital. Wander through a maze of vendor stalls and to learn about staples of local cooking at the Central Market, and see the opulent National Theater and other architectural highlights on a twilight walking tour. Drive to the ritzy Paseo de la Luz the east side of San Jose well known for its gastronomy. Finish the night with a 3-course meal and wine pairings at a gourmet Costa Rican restaurant.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cooking Classes

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Costa Rica Cooking Class "Cook Like a Local"

Get a taste of authentic Costa Rican life and cuisine as you join a local family for a cooking class and home-style meal. Along with a guide, visit the home of your hosts outside of La Fortuna and learn about household customs and cooking techniques. Join in the preparation of a typical meal, and then savor the fruits of your labor alongside new friends.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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US$ 49.00
US$ 4.90 savings
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding Tour in the Chilean Precordillera from Valparaiso

Venture into the Chilean countryside on an exciting horseback riding tour from Valparaíso. Whatever your skill level you can partake in this exciting adventure. Get to know your horse, then saddle-up and depart into the stunning Quebrada Escobares mountains, keeping an eye out for resident wildlife while you ride. Afterward, spend some time relaxing at the ranch and enjoying the surrounding natural scenery before return to your hotel.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Wine Tasting & Winery Tours

Maipo Valley litle wine bus from Santiago

Venture away from the busy city of Santiago and explore the wines of the Maipo Valley on a small-group tour. Traverse the valley in a small bus, with a maximum of 18 travelers, to eat and drink at a handful of wine cellars in the region. This is an ideal way to learn more about the famous Chilean wine without the hassle of navigating public transport or driving.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Half-day Tours

Pablo Escobar Tour - The complete Story

Discover the fascinating story of Pablo Escobar, a notorious drug lord hailed as one of Colombia’s most famous figures, on a 2-hour historical tour of the city. Delve into the fascinating story of the notorious criminal as you visit three historical sites closely connected to his life and death; the Monaco building, the house upon which he was assassinated and his grave. Learn about complex cocaine operations and the diverse opinions of a man declared both a Robin Hood-type hero and a despicable villain.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

Rainforest Chocolate Tour from La Fortuna

Chocolate lovers flock to this incredible tour from La Fortuna that includes the sweetest rainforest experience and unearths the hidden secretes of local chocolate production. Visit a farm where cocoa is grown, processed and produced. This hands-on experience lets travelers eat as much chocolate as they want while learning about history, culture and traditions of this popular Costa Rican sweet.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Bus & Minivan Tours

Coffee Farm experience Coloma, from Bogotá

Savor the world-famous coffee of Colombia, and learn about how it’s grown and made, on this day trip to an authentic coffee plantation outside Bogotá. Head to the town of Fusagasugá, site of the Hacienda Coloma Coffee Plantation, with your guide, to get a first-hand look at the coffee-making process, sample the latest roasts, and learn about the history of coffee. Your coffee tour also includes roundtrip transportation from your Bogotá hotel, lunch, and all entrance fees.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Climbing

Rainforest Waterfall Rappelling and Monkey Drop Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal

Hang on tight and prepare to get wet on this thrilling rain forest rappelling adventure. Rappel down waterfalls, climb rocky canyons, and get wild on the signature ‘Monkey Drop’ zipline-and-rappel experience, all while surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Costa Rican jungle. Refuel with a delicious lunch at a country estate for a taste of the ‘pura vida’ spirit.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Pacaya Volcano Day Trip from Antigua

Get up close and personal with a Guatemalan volcano during this 7-hour Pacaya Volcano hike, one of the country’s most active. Travel through volcanic vegetation and surreal landscapes on your way to the top, enjoying impressive views of three nearby volcanic peaks, including Agua, Fuego and Acatenango at the summit. Your trip from Antigua to the volcano also includes round-trip transportation from your hotel and a guide.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 7 hours
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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Signature ATV Canopy Waterfall Adventure COMBO Tour

Adventure awaits in Jaco. Make unforgettable memories during this half-day tour combining off-road ATV action, zip lining, a hike to a waterfall and a deliciously authentic lunch in a quintessentially Costa Rican setting.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

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The Rich Coast Experience

We are the only ocean based tour that covers and showcases the whole Manuel Antonio national park by the mighty Pacific. Take a step back in time and learn about the journey of the Spanish Conquistadors and the history of Costa Rica and how it came to be one of the richest lands on the planet. We take you on a breathtaking voyage of discovery. The tour covers a number of way points designed to give the guest the absolute best experience Costa Rica has to offer.Our way points include:Dragons Lair The Arches Monkey Corner Mermaids Cove Cobblers Boot Castaway Bay Teddy Bear Island Rock Alley Creatures CaveBerts Bowl Witches RockThe Sleeping Man Tiger Island You will see. Sea Caves, Islands, Hidden Bays and Coves. Stunning Coastline. Breathtaking sea life. The Rich Coast Experience is simply phenominal and suitable for all from ages 12+. Our tour comes with our 100% epic guarantee.. Single and double jet skis available. This is our signature tour...Guide Tip of 10/20%.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation


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