Walking and Active Tours in South America

A continent of outstanding and unforgettable adventures, South America is the perfect destination for adventure holidays filled with superlatives. Enjoy the legendary Inca Trail, get off the beaten path on The Salkantay Trek or explore Machu Picchu and Cusco Trails on a tailor-made adventure of Peru.

Explore Ecuador in a host of amazing ways. Whether you want to discover the Galapagos on an exclusive 3-sail ship, or a first-class luxury catamaran, we have you covered. There are so many sides to Ecuador, from walking in Cotopaxi National Park to getting deep into the Amazon, that you may find you want to take one of our Combo Tours just to fit it all in. 

Our team has put together some of the greatest, off the beaten track, walking and adventure holidays in South America, so whatever your interests you will find the best South American experience waiting for you.

Our South American Destinations

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