Guided Tours & Tailor-Made Itineraries in South & Central America
Review our hand-picked selection of some of our most popular tours and the best places to stay during one of our tailor-made holidays in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Mexico, Paraguay or Peru.
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We can gladly arrange all sorts of exciting adventures in Argentina, but one of our most popular ones incorporates a slice of Chile too. Starting in cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, discover the vast and varied region of Argentina and Chile by cruising Patagonia from Ushuaia to Punta Arenas aboard Stella Australis visiting the dazzling fjords and glaciers, before exploring magnificent Torres del Paine National Park from your luxury design hotel: The Singular Patagonia. Tour Chile’s beautiful Lake District, crossing back into Argentina by catamaran, before finishing in Argentina's Lake District at Bariloche’s spectacular Llao Llao peninsula, staying at The Llao Llao. For more details, see our suggested 12 night tour Exploring Patagonia
Brazil is known for samba, carnivals, football and beaches, but there’s so much more to this country than meets the eye. There's a comprehensive network of roads and air routes, making it easy to get around and giving you more time to explore the beaches, forests, cities and hidden gems on your Brazil holiday. Plus, with a huge range of accommodation and a relaxed and friendly welcome everywhere you go, you will feel at home every night – wherever you choose to lay your head. We have a superb selection of Brazil holidays to suit everyone, whether you’re a solo traveller, a couple, or searching for the perfect family holiday, or would like to join a group tour. How about a trip that enables you to explore vibrant Rio de Janeiro, see the incredible Iguazú Falls (maybe staying at Hotel das Cataratas). See our suggestion for a luxury adventure combining Buenos Aires, Iguazú Falls and Rio de Janeiro
From glaciers and granite mountains to deserts, ancient ruins to vibrant cities, vast steppes and winelands to stunning fjords and lakes, Chile has it all. Fly in to Santiago and stay at The Singular Santiago in the vibrant, bohemian Barrio Listarra district to acclimatise before venturing to the Pacific Coast to discover Valparaiso (staying at Palacio Astoreca) or fly south to explore the fjords, glaciers and mountains of Patagonia from The Singular Patagonia. Maybe venture deeper by cruising Patagonia's fjords in style aboard Stella Australis or, for a complete contrast, head north to the extraordinary Atacama desert staying at the superb Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa. Whatever your preferences, our Chile specialists will gladly create the perfect tailor-made itinerary for you. Perhaps something like our suggested 12 Night Luxury Tailor-Made Highlights of Chile. Please get in touch and we can start putting ideas together for you.
It's difficult not to be seduced by Colombia's breathtaking landscapes, the richness of its natural resources, and the creativity and warmth of the people. Colombia is a spellbinding destination with an astonishing variety of attractions from its rich cultural heritage to the high Andes, and its beautiful beaches to the lush Amazonian rainforest. Our Colombia specialists can tailor-make the perfect holiday for you which could include a stay at Hacienda Bambusa for exploring the spectacular coffee region, a night or two in Bogota at Four Seasons Casa Medina, and Casa San Agustin in colonial Cartagena, beside the Caribbean. And Patio del Mundo for fascinating Medellin. Please get in touch and we can start creating the ideal trip for you.
With the Caribbean lapping its east coast and the mighty Pacific pounding its west, Costa Rica is a great eco-adventure destination. Perhaps kick off on the Caribbean coast with a couple of days on the beach before plunging in to Tortuguero National Park. Central Costa Rica is covered in jungle, sprinkled with volcanoes and full of eco-lodges (including the luxury award winning Nayara Springs beside Arenal volcano and the amazing riverside Pacuare Lodge) offering everything from canopy zip-wire, white water rafting, guided walks, kayaking and abundant wildlife. When you get to the Pacific Coast, there's a more laid-back scene with numerous gorgeous beach villages and coastal hideaways like Hotel Punta Islita. Time to start planning? Please get in touch.
From the cobbled streets of Quito, with its remarkably well preserved colonial architecture, to the extraordinary Galapagos Islands, spectacular discoveries await you on this luxury adventure in Ecuador. Explore the Galapagos aboard the finest vessel in the region with your experience enriched by expert naturalists as each day brings a new island and some of the rarest creatures on earth. Back on land, relax into rural hacienda life in the Ecuadorean Andes and stroll though Otavalo, Latin America’s most famous market. Find out more about our suggestion for a Luxury 12 Night Tour of Ecuador & The Galapagos
This in-depth exploration of Mexico takes you right in to the heart of its ancient culture and finishes up with a few days of relaxation on the beach on the Riviera Maya. But this itinerary is only a suggestion and our specialists will gladly tailor a trip to your specific preferences. This particular trip starts off with enjoying the sights and sounds of Mexico City and nearby Teotihuacán pyramids, before heading on to the ancient capital of the Zapotec people at Monte Albán near Oaxana, exploring San Cristóbal and view the spectacular Sumidero Canyon, discovering the Mayan ruins at Palenque, heading on to Mérida (the 'Paris of the New World') and then to the famous Mayan Pyramids of Chichén Itzá. Your final destination is a tranquil hideaway on a glorious beach on the Riviera Maya. See our suggested 14 Night Highlights of Mexico Tour
Sublime landscapes, wildlife, history, culture - Peru has more than its fair share. Its famed snow-capped Andean peaks shelter the temples and fortresses of the Inca and other pre-Columbian cultures, linked by a network of paved trails. This is a country with a long tradition of welcoming visitors, and caters for all types of travellers - whether you're on a tight budget or seeking out the luxury options. You'll almost certainly want to include the ancient Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu in your journey but wherever you wish to go, you can relax in the knowledge that our experts have many years experience creating award-winning tailor-made holidays and escorted group tours to Central and South America. For an idea of what you can achieve in just 9 nights, see our suggestion for a Highlights of Peru Tour or see some of our Favourite Places to Stay in Peru.
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