Category Archives: South America

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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You Won’t Believe These Amazing Sand Dune Pools of Brazil!

Lencois Maranheses, Brazil. The name of this park makes reference to the immense dunes that look like a bed sheet (lençóis) spread across the land. Near São Luis, Brazil this park is divided into Grandes Lençóis and Pequenos Lençóis, separated … Continue reading

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Catch the Next Solar Eclipse in Argentina and Chile!

Did you catch the Solar Eclipse? Half of the AWR team got to experience it from Idaho and it was otherworldly! Unfortunately, I was unable to see it as I was in Brazil. I can’t really complain about being in … Continue reading

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New Trip: 8-Day Colombia Los Nevados Trekking

Enjoy an awesome mix of city, mountains, and rural coffee country on our new custom, private 8-Day Colombia Los Nevados Trekking Tour that you can start any day of the year! The trek has a number of days at over … Continue reading

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Season Kick-Off: 30% OFF Cape Horn Patagonia Adventure Cruise

The Australis small, luxury adventure cruise ships are offering a 30% discount for the season kick-off! On this incredible 5-Day Cape Horn Patagonian adventure voyage, follow the fjords of the southern edge of Tierra del Fuego highlighting the stunning, natural … Continue reading

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NEW: Hot Air Balloon Rides Over the Atacama Desert, Chile

Have you ever wanted to go on a magical hot air balloon ride over an exotic landscape? A whole new stunning world will be revealed to you on this epic trip extension, which offers the perfect complement to any of … Continue reading

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Chez Gaston: Wine Tasting With the Locals

Allow your palate to travel through the premium wine regions of Argentina (Mendoza, Salta and Patagonia) with a sommelier that opens his home to you in one of the traditional neighborhoods of Buenos Aires. Gastón is an industrial engineer that … Continue reading

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Trip Review: Group of Four Friends Returns From the Peruvian Amazon

A group of four friends just returned from their 3-day trip to Inkaterra Field Station in the Peruvian Amazon with us and shared their experience here: “We had a wonderful time in the Peruvian Amazon! All four of us said … Continue reading

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5 Things to do in Aguas Calientes that DON’T include Machu Picchu

With the new Machu Picchu time slot regulations, most guests will now be spending at least one night in Aguas Calientes, the little town located below the Machu Picchu citadel. For those with some extra time, wanting to explore Aguas … Continue reading

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Tips For Altitude Acclimatization in Peru

When traveling to Peru, we have many guests ask us about altitude acclimatization for when they arrive in Cusco, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, the Colca Canyon and/or Arequipa. Here is a quick list of tips to remember … Continue reading

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