Category Archives: Chile

Arrival in Peru: A First Night in Lima

Our South America Program Director, Gretchen, will be traveling in Peru, Chile and Brazil for the next 6 weeks. Follow her story here! March 22nd: Arrival in Lima– Excitement, Humidity and Taxi Drivers Descending on what looked like numerous crisscrossed … Continue reading

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Iguazu, Patagonia and Atacama: An Epic Guest Trip Report

Jeanne and Carol just returned from an epic adventure across Argentina and Chile. Beginning their journey amongst the glittering falls in Iguazu on the boarder of Argentina and Brazil. They continued down to Argentina’s southern Patagonia and trekked through the … Continue reading

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5 Hidden Gem Treks in South America (Plus one bonus trek!)

If you are hoping to broaden your adventure portfolio this year, then I am here to help! This year I am extremely excited to share several new treks throughout South America for travelers looking for truly unique, rare and enticing … Continue reading

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Travel Advice: How to Pack for The Atacama & Patagonia In One Trip

  Chile is an overwhelmingly gorgeous landscape of contrasts: mountains and sea, urban and rural, and, most famously, the Atacama Desert and Patagonia. When planning an epic adventure that encompasses these famous juxtaposing sceneries it is important to know how … Continue reading

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New York Times Names Atacama Among Best Places to Travel in 2017

Chile’s Tourism Board just proudly announced that Chile’s Atacama Desert was proclaimed one of the best places to travel in 2017 by the New York Times: “The Atacama Desert was recently reviewed in The New York Times under the headline … Continue reading

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Best Photo Ops: Lima, Cusco, Santiago

Planning your next trip to Lima and Cusco in Peru or Santiago, Chile? Don’t forget these must-visit photo op spots for the best souvenirs of your adventure! Taxis are very reliable in Peru and Chile for you to get to … Continue reading

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Argentina: Best Affordable Boutique Hotels for Under $130

From hidden, urban, art-deco retreats, to cozy, traditional Patagonian ranches to the ultimate wine lodge experiences check out our carefully selected list of Argentina’s best boutique hotels for under $130 USD per night! BUENOS AIRES San Telmo: Moreno Hotel ($60 … Continue reading

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NEW TRIP– 3-Day Tierra del Fuego: Trekking at the End of the World

The National Park of Tierra del Fuego is in the heart of the rugged wilderness that comprises the land of fire at the end of the world. Join us on our newest adventure, Tierra del Fuego: Trekking at the End … Continue reading

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12 South American Wines of Christmas

Looking for the perfect gift for the wine-loving adventurer in your family? Look no further. As the year comes to a close, our South America team would like to highlight the 12 best Chilean and Argentine wines to grace former … Continue reading

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NEW TRIP– Lakes District: Rainforest Multisport Adventure

This epic adventure through the staggeringly beautiful Huilo Huilo rainforest is a daredevil’s dream: white water rafting, hiking, mountain biking, and ziplining, all topped off with a relaxing spa visit and a cold one from a local brewing pub! DAY … Continue reading

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