Top Culture Trip Itineraries for a South American Adventure

Amplify your wanderlust one of our top TRIPS by Culture Trip adventures through South America
Amplify your wanderlust one of our top TRIPS by Culture Trip adventures through South America | © Alamy Stock Photo
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Click book and brush up on your Spanish – our Culture Trip excursions through South America are magnifico.

The Andes and the Amazon. The Galápagos. Machu Picchu. South America is home to some of the most amazing landscapes, rivaled only by the vibrant cultures filling each country on the continent. From the lesser-visited shorelines of Colombia to the rich biodiversity found on Ecuador’s coasts, any journey into South America is guaranteed to amplify your wanderlust. These top Culture Trip tours will show you the best adventures in South America.

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Aerial photo of a waterfall falling into a round lake amid cliffs in the middle of the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador

Adventurous Ecuador

On this eight-day South American adventure, you don’t have to choose between a visit to the Andes or the Amazon. See them both as you navigate the country’s volcanic landscape. Fall in love with every aspect of Ecuador as you nibble on sensational chocolate and cycle to majestic waterfalls. This loop-tour starts and ends in Quito, but these immersive eight days could only amount to part one of your South American adventure.

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Quito, Ecuador

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Gethin Morgan, Maja Proescholdt, Nick Dauk, Lucie Gracie, Richard Collett, Grace Beard and Louis Rabinowitz contributed to this article.

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