South America

Trekking in South America

Rachel Williams

Rachel Williams  |  30 May 2014

Have you ever thought about a walking tour in South America?  

South America’s varied and spectacular natural attractions, archaeological ruins and recreational opportunities give hikers and trekkers ample choice. From easy to very challenging, we have options for everyone. Here are a few of our trekking tours:


Hike the famous Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu. The Inca Trail offers the traveller a wonderful combination of scenery including magnificent mountains, fauna and flora, subtropical vegetation and the amazing Inca ruins.  Hike along the Urubamba River, up through valleys and over mountain passes as you wind your way through spectacular cloud forest to reach the ancient Inca Ruins of Machu Picchu. Following the footsteps of the ancient Incas you will be amazed and intrigued to learn from your expert guide all there is to know about this mysterious race. On the morning of the fourth day you will arrive at the Inca Sun Gate and will be rewarded with your first view of the magnificent lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour of the ruins and some time at leisure before returning to Cusco. 

The Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu is an unforgettable experience


Experience Peru like never before! Traverse across magnificent mountain passes, enjoying enormous and mystical snow-capped peaks, viewing nature in its purest form and enjoying ethnic and cultural exchanges with local people as you pass through the Salkantay Valley. All the while enjoying the comfort and service of 4 top quality mountain lodges located in pristine areas on your way to reaching Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incas 

Be prepare for Peru's breathtaking landscapes


3. INCA FOOTSEPS - 20 days 

With the Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu

Discover the world of the Incas on this fabulous trip of Peru. Enjoy the rich Peruvian coast and desert dunes rich in archaeological treasure. Explore the Andes from including Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca and Cusco. Finally follow the footsteps of the ancient incas as you hike the famous Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu. 

Trekking in Peru is a wonderful experience

4. TORRES DEL PAINE "W" TREK  - 4 days

This 4 day / 3 night guided trek in Chile's finest national park will take you on trails to the magnificent Greys Glacier, through the imposing French Valley to view the mighty granite pillars of Los Torres. Hike through emerald forests, to magnificent glaciers, along alpine rivers and lakes, with picturesque mountain vistas while in this area of unparalleled beauty.

W Trek Torres Del Paine National Park Chile 7


Explore remote Southern Patagonia on this 13 Day adventure in the mountains and glaciers. Discover some of South Americas finest national parks including the Los Glaciers National Park, home to some of the worlds most stunning ice formations, Torres Del Paine National Park famous for its granite pillars, lakes and mountains & Tierra Del Fuego National Park, located in one of the most Southern regions of the world. This is tour of overwhelming natural beauty! 

You are going on an adventure in Patagonia


6. WILD PATAGONIA - 26 days

On this epic journey we will travel from Santiago, the vibrant cosmopolitan capital of Chile, south through the heart of the wine region and through the natural splendor of the lush green forest and sparkling blue lakes of the Chilean and Argentinean lakes districts. Arriving into the remote Patagonian expanse we explore the southern ice fields, breathtaking glaciers and the magnificent snow capped Andes mountain range before arriving in Ushuaia, the most southerly city in the world. This is a voyage of intense natural beauty and a chance to be at one with the great outdoors...

Be ready for the trip of a lifetime

 For more information about any of these tours or walking tours in other parts of Latin America contact our team of travel specialists.

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