Central & South America 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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real life experiences sure the highlights still take our breath away but travel should be more than just ticking boxes we think the real magic happens off the beaten track joining a family for dinner in chile or bonding with locals at a hotspring in honduras because it’s those real life travel experiences – the most spontaneous and simple of moments – that stay with you long after you’ve returned home eat stay and live local just the right balance travel made easy we design our trips from the ground up which the best small group adventures strike the we’ll deal with the logistics of travel – means using an experienced local leader local perfect balance between included activities and organising itineraries transport and transport and – wherever possible – small ‘you time’ so while there’s always an itinerary in accommodation – so you can focus on the fun locally run accommodation many of our trips place

 back to main menu inca trail peru trekking the bahamas mexico dominican republic cuba follow in the footsteps of the inca on an unforgettable hiking adventure along the inca trail or on one of the newer routes on offer climb through lush cloud forest subtropical jungle and crumbling inca monuments and navigate narrow winding staircases and sheer mountain passes in pursuit of an unrivalled final destination the epic ruins of mighty machu picchu belize puerto rico honduras guatemala el salvador martinique st lucia nicaragua costa rica panama colombia ecuador aguas calientes galapagos islands ecuador peru machu picchu bra machu picchu inti punku sun gate bolivia choquetacarpo kilometre 82 winaywayna 2nd pass inti punku pacaymayo phuyupatamarca uruguay peru inca bridge yunkachimpa chile argentina kuychicassa 1st pass warmiwanusca quarry trail classic trail railway line archaeological site ollantaytambo chancachuco wayllabamba perolniyoc rafq’a urubamba river inca trail

 back to main menu cuzco peru peru majestic peru machu lima picchu aguas calientes inca trail ollantaytambo sacred valley paracas 15 days lima to lima cuzco nazca the giant desert inscriptions of the nazca lines are one of peru s great unsolved mysteries the best angle to behold them from is above on an optional flight lake titicaca puno arequipa a trip through peru wouldn t be complete without a visit to the sacred valley and machu picchu enjoy a guided tour around the ruins as well as plenty of free time spend a full day exploring the floating islands of lake titicaca and taquile island with the chance to meet the local uru people comfort ggkp maximum group size 12 day 1 lima arrive in lima peru’s elegant coastal capital uncover the treasures of this intriguing city on a guided walking tour which starts off from the bustling downtown hub of plaza mayor day 2 paracas watch peru’s landscape stream by on the way to beautiful paracas wildlife enthusiasts can spend

iguazu falls argentina ultimate peru argentina brazil 30 days lima to rio de janeiro explore cuzco the cultural heart of peru the city has an interesting blend of inca and colonial influences and is a dream to explore on foot from the depths of the amazon jungle to the thundering cascades of iguazu this trip covers an incredible spread of south america s natural wonders there’s no better place to wind up than on the white shores of rio’s beaches soak up the surf and sun climb corcovado and visit a local favela project peru inca trail amazon jungle ollantaytambo sacred valley pisco cuzco chivay lake titicaca nazca puno colca canyon iguazu falls arequipa ituzaingo lima machu picchu b r a zil rio de janeiro ibera wetlands ar gen tin a original u r u gu ay buenos aires ggsac maximum group size 12 day 1 lima dive into the sights and delights of lima day 2 pisco set out on a guided tour of downtown lima before heading to pisco the birthplace of peru’s much-acclaimed

cocora valley colombia nathan legiehn hacienda venecia colombia martin ruffo cafe colombia cartagena 9 days bogota to cartagena bogota is the treasure trove of colombia s rich history explore its museums and colonial architecture at your leisure then tour its excellent paloquemao market spend a couple of days learning about the world s favourite bean during a stay on a traditional coffee estancia deep in colombia s coffee country day 1 bogota take a walking tour to discover the colonial architecture old churches cosy cafes and lively streets of colombia s capital day 2 salento while away the hours on the narrow streets and colourful stalls of sleepy salento make sure to try the town s famous trout dishes days 3-4 coffee estancia travel by jeep deep into the cocora valley home to legions of towering wax palms colombia s national tree embark on a hike up to acaime nature reserve where colourful hummingbirds come to feed then venture into colombia s

 back to main menu classic galapagos comfort 10 days quito to quito day 1 quito arrive in ecuador’s charming capital day 2 isla baltra/isla santa cruz set sail on your home for the next week – the luxurious queen beatriz go snorkelling in the beautiful coves of punta carrion day 3 isla isabela head to las tintoreras witness lava flow and perhaps don a snorkel to see all this beauty from underwater day 4 isla floreana admire the olivegreen sands of this bird-watching hotspot day 5 isla santa cruz/santa cruz highlands encounter iguanas parading on santa cruz before heading to the highlands day 6 isla santa fe/isla plaza sur swim with sea lions or snorkel with aquatic life day 7 isla espanola relax on the deserted white sands of bahia gardner day 8 isla san cristobal/punta pitt/kicker rock cruise past leon dormido which juts steeply out of the ocean day 9 san cristobal interpretation center/quito visit the interpretation centre where the geography of the

 back to main menu to from buenos aires antarctica linda borazan antarctic explorer argentina chile ushuaia 10 or 11 days ushuaia to ushuaia or buenos aires to buenos aires south shetland islands drake passage experience a polar plunge in antarctic waters – one of the most invigorating dips you re ever likely to take spectacular antarctica is like nowhere else set foot on the plains mountains and beaches of the white continent and watch icebergs calve into the sea optional activities such as sea kayaking or polar ice camping on selected voyages can take your adventure to the next level book early as these sell out fast day 1 ushuaia enjoy an adventure to the bottom of the globe and arrive at the world’s southernmost city ushuaia poised on the edge of beagle channel this argentinean city is the capital of the tierra del fuego region spend the night experiencing local life in this remote and fascinating city affectionately known as ‘fin del mundo’

you gotta have faith have a religious experience on a havana tour that hooks you up with local customs folklore and beliefs learn about the afro-cuban religions from a local insider – there are similarities to voodoo so expect this to be one colourful eclectic and unconventional tour for more info head to urbanadventures.com callejon de hamel havana western cuba 7 days havana to havana havana cayo jutias life in cuba s countryside evokes a bygone time stroll along rural dirt roads and watch as tractors vintage cars and horse-drawn carriages roll by vinales soroa c u ba las terrazas fading colonial charm rich history sultry nightlife – it s easy to see why ernest hemingway spent so much time in dreamy havana day 1 havana arrive in cuba s lively capital a beautiful mix of colour sound history and modern culture day 2 soroa check out two of havana s neighbourhoods – callejon de hamel in the cayo hueso quarter and jaimanitas tour soroa s orchid garden

chichen itza mexico playa del carmen chichen itza tulum merida mayan adventure mex ic o 25 days antigua to antigua palenque spend time in san cristobal de las casas a chiapas highlands town famous for its strong indigenous roots and colourful handicrafts experience the idylls of island life in belize s caye caulker snorkel with turtles dive with sharks chill out to reggare beats and feast on fresh seafood be charmed by the elegant cathedrals expansive city plazas and cheery architecture of merida s old town san cristobal de las casas tikal flores totonicapan caye caulker san ignacio b e lize rio dulce antigua panajachel gu ate mala original qvskc maximum group size 12 days 1-2 antigua for breathtaking views of the town framed against verdant mountain backdrops trek up the nearby hill of cerro de la cruz days 3-4 rio dulce drive to amatique bay and cruise past old spanish fortresses and forested cliffs to the garifuna town of livingston day 5 flores explore the narrow lanes of

 back to main menu short break adventures bite-size break antigua 3 days antigua to antigua qvha-o view dates and prices enter qvha-o on intrepidtravel.com for departure dates discover guatemala’s celebrated colonial gem and its surrounds on this immersive three-day stopover once the most important city in central america antigua is now a charming highland town of preserved cobblestone streets and faithfully restored colonial-era architecture after getting a feel for the town pop on an apron and prepare to get your hands dirty with a private cooking class at an authentic local restaurant learn about the spanish and mayan influences in guatemalan cuisine and use fresh ingredients straight from the local markets travel into the hinterlands for a tour of a coffee plantation off the back of a hands-on introduction to the coffee-growing process sit down to lunch with a local family and enjoy a cup of their home-grown brew tour the local food market sampling regional

 back to main menu quito to rio via ushuaia bolivia in depth 112 days argentina bolivia brazil chile ecudor peru 22 days bolivia gdodc view dates and prices enter gdodc on intrepidtravel.com for departure dates gdobd view dates and prices enter gdobd on intrepidtravel.com for departure dates get set for the ultimate south american odyssey covering six countries in 112 amazing days experience spectacular scenery magnificent ruins fascinating culture and some of the friendliest people on the planet start among ecuador’s glorious colonial buildings in quito then journey deep into the amazon jungle before heading south to peru to follow the footsteps of the incas hike the famous inca trail and marvel at the majestic citadel of machu picchu visit the fascinating floating reed islands on lake titicaca gaze in awe at the cascading waters of iguazu falls and survey the vast bolivian salt flats if it’s unspoilt nature you’re after then this trip has has it covered