Tours by Region: Central & South America

Small Group Tours to Central & South America

From the rainforests of Costa Rica to the glaciers of Antarctica; the technological feat of the Panama Canal to the stone terraces of Machu Picchu, our small group tours to Central and South America showcase wonders of both man and nature.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
11 days from $3,198 total price from Miami

($2,995 air & land inclusive plus $203 airline taxes and fees)

Once and again a treasured destination, Colombia warmly welcomes visitors to experience its wealth of indigenous cultures, evocative Spanish Colonial heritage, lush landscapes, and Caribbean sun. Colombia is back – and our small group is poised to discover its many jewels, from Bogota and the Coffee Triangle to Medellin and Cartagena, with some hidden gems along the way.

Tour membership limited to 12-18 guests
11 days from $3,181 total price from Miami

($2,995 air & land inclusive plus $186 airline taxes and fees)

In this small Central American democracy kissed by nature, our small group discovers a nation’s wealth in four distinct regions, from cloud forest to rainforest; Central Valley to Pacific Coast. As Costa Rica presents its staggering display of biodiversity – pristine landscapes, unique microclimates, exotic flora and fauna – we enjoy a relaxed yet comprehensive exploration that celebrates Costa Rica’s wide-ranging natural resources.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
11 days from $2,784 total price from Houston, Miami

($2,495 air & land inclusive plus $289 airline taxes and fees)

Once a center of Maya civilization, Guatemala today is like a living museum bridging past and present; indi­genous cultures and colonial tradition. On our comprehensive yet unhurried small group tour we visit the amazing ruins at Tikal, small towns where indigenous culture thrives, beautiful Lake Atitlan, and magnificent colonial Antigua – revealing many treasures of this proud nation.

Tour membership limited to 12-20 guests
16 days from $7,593 total price from Miami

($6,895 air & land inclusive plus $698 airline taxes and fees)

They rank as two of South America’s greatest treasures, and a small group tour is the natural selection for both: the enigmatic ruins at Machu Picchu, where we overnight at an intimate on-site hotel; and the fascinating Galapagos Islands, Darwin’s “living laboratory,” for a four-night island-based adventure.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
11 days from $6,384 total price from Miami

($5,895 air, land & cruise inclusive plus $239 airline taxes and departure fees; $250 port taxes)

Traveling from ocean to ocean through the storied Panama Canal, and back again, our small group savors life aboard an intimate small ship. In vibrant turquoise waters and at unspoiled national parks and preserves, we encounter nature at its purest. And in Panama City and San Jose, we learn of vivid histories, both remote and recent.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
15 days from $6,197 total price from Miami

($5,395 air & land inclusive plus $802 airline taxes and fees)

Join us in Patagonia, Chile’s unspoiled wilderness at land’s end, where we explore by land and sea; where the signature Torres del Paine preside over the rugged plains and ice-blue glaciers speckle the sea. Add Santiago and the Lake District, and it’s all Chile, all the time, as our small group tours the length and breadth of this South American gem.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
17 days from $7,269 total price from Miami

($6,495 air, land & cruise inclusive plus $774 airline taxes and fees)

Enjoy the rare privilege of face-to-face encounters with two of the world’s last great frontiers: the majestic fjords and glaciers of Southern Patagonia, on a small-ship cruise; and the dramatic scenery of Torres del Paine on a three-night stay at the park. Along with visits to Buenos Aires and Santiago, we discover the remarkable diversity of South America.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
18 days from $6,847 total price from Miami

($6,295 air & land inclusive plus $552 airline taxes and fees)

Weaving together such diverse elements as the Andes, a Lake District Crossing, and wondrous Iguazu Falls with the urban appeal of Santiago, Buenos Aires, and Rio, this engaging small group tour renders our neighbors to the south in all their beauty, vitality, and historical import.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
11 days from $3,949 total price from Miami

($3,395 air & land inclusive plus $554 airline taxes and fees)

A land of treasures archaeological, cultural, and natural, Peru draws those eager to learn about the distant past – and encounter a fascinating present of colonial and indigenous influences. As our small group takes in some of the country’s highlights – Cuzco, Machu Picchu, and Lake Titicaca – we marvel at the riches of an intriguing land somewhat off the beaten path.