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South America: Luxury & Private Travel

You don’t have to travel clear across the world to escape the everyday. Your next great adventure might (practically) be in your own backyard, or in a similar time zone at the very least. Although you can easily spend weeks in a single country, travel throughout South America is also ideal for anyone looking for a quick escape. A Friday night red-eye gets you to South America’s main gateways by early morning. From there, it’s very reasonable to wrangle a meaningful trip before settling back to work just one week later. Hike the furthest reaches of Patagonia. Island-hop around the Galapagos. Climb to the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu. Taste the wines of Mendoza.

Unforgettable experiences in South America

  • Explore Chile and Argentina’s southern ice fields. Walk the catwalks, boat, kayak, hike, and trek on the glaciers; toast your experience with a drink ‘on the glacial rocks’.
  • Travel the centuries-old streets of Cartagena and savor the sights and sounds of the buzzing historic center.
  • Hike the Salkantay Trail, a lodge to lodge hiking adventure through a historic section of the Inca trail spanning 15 different eco-systems. Explore villages where locals still maintain age-old traditions and discover the mystical beauty of Machu Picchu.

Itineraries to inspire your adventure

a lush green hillside covered in palm trees.
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Journey Deep Into Colombia

Savor culture, coffee, and nature on this trip covering Colombia’s major cities, a beach break,…

13 Days
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Highlights of Chile

Wild Patagonia meets the lunar landscapes of the Atacama and lush wine valley of Millahue

11 Days | $9,600 per person
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Luxury South America: Best of Argentina & Chile

Luxury lodges and top experiences across South America’s most iconic regions

15 Days | $18,550 per person
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Ecuador & Peru: From Galápagos to Machu Picchu

Wilderness of the Galapagos and Cultural History of Machu Picchu

14 Days

Experiential accommodation across South America

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