South America – Things to do

Things to do in South America

It goes without saying, intrepid travellers are right at home in this continent of 12 big and bold countries. You’ll explore big-hitting natural and man made wonders such as The Galapagos Islands, Machu Picchu and Iguazu Falls; and diverse cities such as Santiago and Rio. You won’t be able to get enough of this place.

Join the Rio Carnival

The world famous festival, the Rio De Janeiro carnival, is a feast for the senses. Bright and bold costumes in a sparkling array of colours lead the festivities in a celebration of music, food and culture in the worlds’ largest carnival. Revel in your wild side and experience Brazil’s party spirit first hand as you celebrate alongside locals in the five day festival that will leave you mesmerised.

Venture the Machu Picchu trail

A visit to this legendary wonder of the world will leave you awe struck. The hidden city of Machu Picchu and its pristinely preserved ruins are waiting to be discovered, along the winding trajectory of the original Inca trail. If the climb seems a bit too daunting, there is also a train that takes you to the site in leisurely luxury. Either way, you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the kingdom in the clouds for your efforts.

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Beagle Channel Excursion

Follow the trail of Charles Darwin as you board a catamaran from Ushaia, the southernmost town in the world. Sail close to looming icebergs, past colonies of sunbathing sea lions, and if you time it just right you may even see a whale surfacing.

Easter Island

Easter Island

Easter island is the most remote, yet still inhabited island in the world. A five hour flight from Santiago takes you to this mysterious place, which is home to hundreds of Maoi statue. The origin of which is still unknown.

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Galapagos Iguana

Discover the Galapagos Islands

The volcanic archipelago of the Galapagos Islands is one of the world's best and most unspoiled places for observing animals and wildlife in their natural habitat. It’s not just the likes of Charles Darwin and Sir David Attenborough who have bought iconic status to these islands. The remote and untouched landscape transports you to another world where climbing volcanoes, snorkelling with sea lions and lounging with beach lizards and giant tortoises are all possible.

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