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I had never heard of the Pantanal nor could have located it on the map before I traveled to Brazil. It was not until I was on my Amazon River cruise when I learned about the Pantanal, an enormous wetland area in southern Brazil, in the state of Mato Grosso. On the cruise, I had […]

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We’re pleased to announce that we now have limited availability for select hotels in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Salvador da Bahia during the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil. Please note that hotel availability is very limited during FIFA World Cup, and there is at least a 3 night minimum night stay requirement […]

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So you’ve got a bucket list for travel destinations, and South America is next on your list. That’s quite an exciting but daunting task! Since South America boasts over 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and a number of sites that have earned world wonder status, it can be difficult to choose which places to put […]

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The Peru Travel Seminar: “The Basics of Travelling to Peru” video features Juergen Keller, CEO of www.SouthAmerica.travel, as he discusses the basics of traveling to Peru. At the end of the video lecture, there is also Q&A time where Juergen answered common questions about traveling to Peru. Watch the video here: ) You can also […]

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We’re pleased to feature Jim Stubblefield’s Ecuador trip report as the Testimonial of the Month for March. From Tennessee, Jim enjoyed his trip to Ecuador, including the Avenue of the Volcanoes and the Devil’s Nose, and shared a detailed report of his adventures. Thanks, Jim! Jan 18: We flew to Quito, capital of Ecuador. Flight […]

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Review of Hotel Las Torres in Torres del Paine National Park

February 7, 2014 Chile Tours

I arrived at the Hotel Las Torres in Torres del Paine National Park on a day like many other days in Patagonia’s summer: on a windy, but pleasantly sunny day. The drive through the entrance of the park, past Lake Sarmiento, was breathtaking. Condors floated on drafts of wind, and herds of guanacos roamed freely […]

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Buenos Aires Argentina Tours: The Romance of Argentina Video

February 6, 2014 Argentina Tours

What would any Buenos Aires Argentina tours be without tango dancing? Buenos Aires is known for its sultry tango dances, and I found that to be very true during my recent visit to the Tango Capital of the World. Nearly everywhere I went, I encountered some superb dancing and music. Tango was the most common, […]

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How It Works to Plan a Customized South America Tour

February 4, 2014 South America Travel News

Wondering how it works to plan a customized South America tour? The phrase can be a little confusing; what does a “customized South America tour” mean, exactly? At SouthAmerica.travel, customized tour itineraries are our specialty. Unlike the large online travel agencies like Expedia and Orbitz, where you can purchase packaged tours without much flexibility, we […]

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A Buenos Aires City Tour in 1 Week – Insider Tips & Tricks

February 3, 2014 Argentina Tours

I recently spent a few weeks in South America, and began my vacation in Buenos Aires, the European-style capital of Argentina. I spent about a week exploring this beautiful city and its surroundings. Here are some of my favorite parts and my top recommendations for a Buenos Aires City Tour in 1 week. Of course, […]

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SouthAmerica.travel Reviews of the Month: Ravie and Rehana’s Trip to South America

February 1, 2014 Traveler Tales

Each month, we feature one “Traveler Tale” from one of the SouthAmerica.travel reviews that we receive from our clients. This month’s review comes from Ravie and Rehana K. from South Africa, who traveled with SouthAmerica.travel in 2013 to São Paulo, Manaus & the Amazon Rainforest, Rio de Janeiro, the Iguassu Falls, Buenos Aires, Santiago de […]

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South America Travel Deals 2014: Spring Special Promotion 20% Off Tours!

January 22, 2014 South America Travel Specials

This spring season, from May 1st through July 2014, we’re offering a “Spring Special” promotion of 20% off travel packages to Peru, Argentina, and/or Brazil. This South America Travel Deals 2014 promotion is available for new bookings only, for travel between May 1st through July 31st, 2014. Simply mention this “Spring Special 2014″ travel deal […]

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Radio Podcast with Juergen Keller on Traveling in Brazil

January 8, 2014 South America Travel News

Just before the end of the year, our CEO, Juergen Keller, was featured on National Radio in a special interview, where he spoke with Ric Bratton, the host of “This Week in America.” Discussing travel trends in South America, especially traveling in Brazil, Juergen shared his insider’s tips and knowledge on the air. Listen in […]

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How to Plan a Trip to South America Video

January 7, 2014 South America Travel Videos
How to Plan a Trip to South America

Find out how to plan a trip to South America by watching this fun, animated movie created by the 4* & 5* South America travel experts at SouthAmerica.travel: Only one minute long, this animated short video explains how Leo and his family work with a travel expert at SouthAmerica.travel to create a dream vacation to […]

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SouthAmerica.travel Review of the Month: Maung Tin-Wa & Anna Spielvogel’s Trip to Peru

January 4, 2014 Traveler Tales

Drs. Maung Tin-Wa and Anna Spielvogel recently returned to California from a trip to Peru, where they visited Lima, Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu. Read their thoughts on their Peruvian experience and their review of SouthAmerica.travel: Hi Christina: Since we returned from the wonderful trip in Peru you arranged for us last March, […]

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Pantanal Jungle Tours & The Best Lodges

January 2, 2014 Brazil Tours

In the center of the South American Continent, south of the Amazon basin and east of the Andes lies our planets most spectacular wetland system, the Pantanal. Often referred to as the worlds largest freshwater wetland system. See Also: All Pantanal Jungle Tours The Pantanal is one of the world’s natural wonders. It is a […]

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