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South America Activity Holidays

South America offers something for everyone. Whether you are looking for extreme sport or trekking, relaxation on a sandy beach, shopping in cosmopolitan or ancient cities, romantic honeymooning or a family trip into the Amazon, it has it all! This is a continent that will have you returning to discover more time and time again. In South America you can trek, mountain-climb, walk, sand-board, zip-wire, boat, dive and horse ride all whilst discovering the beauty of this great continent.
There really is a South American activity itinerary out there which will completely suit you, just choose your path and mountain wisely! South America has much more to offer than Macchu Picchu, though with rumours of this being closed off to tourists in the next decade, you should hurry to climb it whilst you can! For the more serious trekkers amongst you, few experiences in anywhere in the world can beat the sights you will come across in the wild Patagonia.

Our best walking hotels

If you love horses then there is no other ride like the one that takes you through the Andes - a completely once in a lifetime experience. Whether you are in Argentina, land of the Gauchos, in the Peruvian Andes or the Chilian Lake District, riding in this continent is unbeatable. English saddles aren't as popular as the Gaucho American saddles but can be found, just remember that these horses speak a different language...!
 

Our best horseriding hotels

Much of the joy of travel is the experience of other cultures and traditions; take time to get to know and understand the local heritage of your chosen country. Cultural tourism is a tricky thing to accomplish well, but if it is done well it is incredibly worthwhile. The opportunity to interact on a personal level with the people whose country you are visiting will enhance your experience no end.

Our favourite cultural experience Hotels

South America offers some of the best diving in the world with an absolutely huge range of underwater sights to marvel at. You might see whales and seals in the cold waters of Argentina's Valdes Peninsula, turtles and mantas in Brazil's Abrolhos Marine Park and even hammerhead sharks in the Galapagos... It is so varied and interesting that a diving trip around South America in our opinion is pretty much unbeatable. 

Our best diving hotels

Winding your way down the Amazonian rivers and through its bushy jungles in a boat is another extraordinary experience. Riverboating is a uniquely Amazonian experience and a great way to see wildlife along the way... What better way to safari? 
 

Our best boating hotels

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