Category Archives: South America

Mountain Biking Maras and Moray

This past April, our South America Program Director, Gretchen Traut, along with her husband, Diego Arelano, were traveling in Peru and got to experience Maras and Moray, in the Sacred Valley while mountain biking! Take part in their adventure with … Continue reading

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Trekking To The Clouds: An Inca Trail In Argentina

The following morning, I set out with my companions to embark on the exhilarating Trek to the Clouds! This trek was developed based on the famous “train to the clouds” that used to run through the high Andes connecting Salta … Continue reading

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Gastronomic Delights and Mummies in Salta, Argentina

Once back in Salta, I had just enough time to visit the fascinating MAAM (Museo de Arqueología de Alta Montaña de Salta, Salta Museum of High Altitude Archeology), experience some of the incredible local restaurants and head off to the … Continue reading

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Exploring Salta: Argentina’s Undiscovered Land of Adventure and Wine PART 2

This morning we awoke to the mountain mist lifting from the rustic fields stretching out around Cachi. We piled into Jorge’s 4×4 and set off on the windy roads towards the famous high altitude vineyards of Donald Hess’ Colome. (Read … Continue reading

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NEW TRIP: 6-Day The Dientes Trek

Experience what has been called the best trek in Patagonia on this nature-lover’s paradise trek! Walk through the Dientes de Navarino massif at the far end of South America, trekking along rural roads through and alongside forests, peat bogs, valleys, … Continue reading

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NEW TRIP: 4-Day Hike and Kayak Bariloche

Beautiful Bariloche is located in the heart of Argentina’s Lake District and is the ideal base for exploring the nearby lakes, hiking trails and exploring Patagonia. Take in the stunning mountain views as you tour the famous circuit in Bariloche,walk … Continue reading

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Four Incredible New Adventures Off The Beaten Path in Chile

Come explore the remote and rugged corners of Chilean Patagonia on our newest itineraries crafted specifically for those looking to escape the crowds and have a truly transformative adventure! Arrive in Santiago and enjoy the lively cosmopolitan center and colorful … Continue reading

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NEW TRIP: 8-Day Colombia Medellin Multi-Sport with Cartagena

Our new 8-Day Medellín Multisport with Cartagena tour explores the very best of Medellín and the surrounding natural areas. Experience the best of the Antioquia department while biking along varied ecosystems, rafting on isolated rivers, hiking through nature reserves, and … Continue reading

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NEWS Brazil Visa Process Simplified For US Citizens

Great news for travelers wishing to visit Brazil! The Brazilian visa process will now be easier. North American tourists wishing to visit Brazil will no longer have to spend time and money to travel to Visa Centers and Brazilian consulates … Continue reading

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Top 5 Treks in Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine, Patagonia: one of the most stunning places on Earth. When planning a trip to Patagonia, at times it can be overwhelming to choose which hikes to do while visiting Torres del Paine National Park; you want to … Continue reading

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