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South America

ENJOY THE LATIN FLAVOUR OF SOUTH AMERICA

South America has captivated both travellers and adventurers alike with mind-boggling landscapes, entrancing culture and natural wonders. We concentrate on Peru and Bolivia, with many tours based around the challenging Inca Trail which finishes at the amazing site of Machu Picchu. You can do this trek on one of our group tours, or alternative book a tailor-made tour doing one of several different routes through the mountains here.

Elsewhere on the tours you can explore ancient Inca ruins, encounter local people in rural villages and bargain for hand-made crafts in bustling markets as well as view the Nazca Lines and crystal clear blue waters and floating houses of Lake Titicaca.

The jungles and plains are not to be forgotten either, and we visit the Amazonian rainforest in both Peru and Bolivia, as well as the the Pampas grasslands and the world's most extensive salt flats in Bolivia. Overall, South America is a an adventurers dream.

South America Countries

TOP TRAVEL DEALS & UPCOMING TOURS

Tour name Country Days Start Date Offer Price
Walking with the Incas Peru 19 10th of Jun 2019
Walking with the Incas
£2299 View Tour
Walking with the Incas Peru 19 14th of Jul 2019
Walking with the Incas
£2299 View Tour
Walking with the Incas Peru 19 11th of Aug 2019
Walking with the Incas
£2299 View Tour
Walking with the Incas Peru 19 8th of Sep 2019
Walking with the Incas
£2299 View Tour
Machu Picchu Calling Peru 15 10th of Jun 2019
Machu Picchu Calling
£1699 View Tour
Machu Picchu Calling Peru 15 14th of Jul 2019
Machu Picchu Calling
£1699 View Tour
Machu Picchu Calling Peru 15 11th of Aug 2019
Machu Picchu Calling
£1699 View Tour
Machu Picchu Calling Peru 15 8th of Sep 2019
Machu Picchu Calling
£1699 View Tour
Mountains to the Lakes Peru 21 10th of Jun 2019
Mountains to the Lakes
£1949 View Tour
Mountains to the Lakes Peru 21 14th of Jul 2019
Mountains to the Lakes
£1949 View Tour
Mountains to the Lakes Peru 21 11th of Aug 2019
Mountains to the Lakes
£1949 View Tour
Mountains to the Lakes Peru 21 8th of Sep 2019
Mountains to the Lakes
£1949 View Tour
Bolivian Encounters Bolivia 15 31st of May 2019
Bolivian Encounters
£1799 View Tour
Bolivian Encounters Bolivia 15 30th of Jun 2019
Bolivian Encounters
£1799 View Tour
Bolivian Encounters Bolivia 15 2nd of Aug 2019
Bolivian Encounters
£1799 View Tour
Bolivian Encounters Bolivia 15 30th of Aug 2019
Bolivian Encounters
£1799 View Tour

South America TOURS

Walking with the Incas

Get an in depth insight into the lost land of the Incas including Machu Picchu on this 19-day tour through Peru. Visit the Paracas National Reserve, Nazca lines and enjoy time exploring the Amazon jungle.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

19

From

£2299


Machu Picchu Calling

Discover the lost land of the Incas and visit Machu Picchu on this 15-day tour of Peru. Starting in Lima we head south to the Ballestas Islands in the Paracas National Reserve.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

15

From

£1699


Mountains to the Lakes

A comprehensive 3-week Boliva and Peru tour. Discover the secrets of South America, visit tranquil Lake Titicaca and trek to Machu Picchu. See the Nazca Lines, Cuzco and La Paz.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

21

From

£1949


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TAILOR-MADE TOURS

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Our tailor-made tours seek to create a personalised experience – one that is completely exclusive to you. By taking all your interests and requests into consideration, we design an itinerary that ticks off your specific boxes. If you are after adventurous exploration, cultural immersion, a relaxing escape or a balanced blend of everything, we can make it happen.

A highlight of our tailor-made tours is that the itinerary is flexible and incorporates plenty of free time – so you can do some exploring on your own. Our local, friendly guides, experts in their country’s history and culture, will be happy to adjust the activities or your schedule as you travel.

If you are a group of friends, a large family or a company, our tailor-made tours are an ideal, stress-free option. You can even select your own hotels or make use of our recommended accommodation. We have a varied selection of sample holiday itineraries to choose from, either as they stand or as a base for inspiration.

TOUR REVIEWS South America

I found your service very good but I think that you should provide a more personalised pre tour info email. Apart from that very good. I had a query which was responded to and resolved very quickly and efficiently.
The driver and guide on our tour were both excellent and my whole party very much enjoy the tour. The hotels are not very central which particularly in Marrakesh made free time sightseeing especially at night less appealing. That would be my suggestion to make it perfect but it was excellent overall.

Very nice to have "hand holds" throughout, especially at Egyptian airports and all the staff were so friendly and helpful. Would recommend.
Fantastic tours and guides with good knowledge - the holiday does go at a pace however, to get everything in - no lie-ins if you really want to see everything! Egypt is a place I wouldn't really want to negotiate/navigate through on my own - Encounters saved a LOT of time and stress.

We had a fantastic tour and there we no major problems. The staff were very helpful.
We had a wonderful time in Egypt and made some great friends while we were there! Our only concern was that everyone got food poisoning at the end of the trip so food hygiene standards may need to be addressed at places the tour visits. Our guide Maghed was the best! He became a genuine friend.

All very good, easy to book and communication well received. Our only problem we had was we were given the wrong hotel name on our Itinerery to where we should have been staying, which caused allot of confusion with our pick up, and we ended up staying a night in a different hotel, but it was all sorted out in the morning by hotel staff
Hotels were all very nice with friendly helpful staff, our guide communicated well with us informing us of pick up and drop off times etc, The tour was well planned out, The tour guide was very knowlegable, and did well at communicating in 3 different languages to our group. It was a good way of seeing many different places in Morocco that we would not have seen had we not done the tour

Customer service was excellent. Every time I sent an email, I received a response very quickly. I took a trip last year and had to continually contact the company for responses, so getting detailed answers quickly was great and appreciated. In all honesty, not getting ignored after paying is a sign of a great company that cares about their client.
I enjoyed the trip. Only issue is that the tour guide changed a part of the trip because he didn't want us to do something. Not the fault of encounters. But otherwise the trip was great. I would like to say that travelling from Fez to Marrakech should be on a plane or train. Driving was too long and wasted a day.

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