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South America Private Tours

Experience the treasures of South America at your own pace and in your own private travelling party. Witness the majesty of the lost Incan city of Machu Picchu at dawn, marvel at the natural forces of Iguazu Falls, learn to tango in Buenos Aires, explore the stunning landscapes of Patagonia or get up close to the resident wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. Our private tours through South America take in the most popular spots and famous sights as well a a few gems off the beaten track.

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Our Private tours to South America

Machu Picchu | Peru | South America
Into the Incan Empire
8 days | FROM USD $2,939

This classic journey through the Inca heartland of Peru takes you from elegant Lima to Cuzco and its riches....

View of Rio de Janeiro | Brazil | South America
Way to Rio
8 days | FROM USD $2,229

Set out from Iguazu on an 8 day adventure that takes you to the beautiful city of Curibita, historic Morretes,...

The Galapagos Islands | Ecuador | South America
Darwin’s Eden
9 days | FROM USD $6,639

Travel to the islands that gave birth to Darwin’s theory of evolution with this classic tour of Quito and in...

Salar de Uyuni salt flats | Bolivia | South America
Highlights of Bolivia
9 days | FROM USD $4,729

Travel from southern Peru into Bolivia, visit the Bolivian Highlands, colonial Potosi and the incredible salt...

The Atacama Desert | Chile | South America
Atacama & the North
10 Days | FROM USD $5,189

Get off the beaten track in Chile’s northern reaches with this unique adventure through the Atacama Desert....

Lighthouse in Patagonia | Argentina | South America
End of the World
10 days | FROM USD $2,589

Find yourself seduced by elegant Buenos Aires and thoroughly captivated by Argentina’s share of Patagonia....

Colourful hilltown | Argentina | South America
El Norte Grande
12 days | FROM USD $3,639

Take a journey through Argentina’s great rugged northwest, a land of infinite variety from ochre deserts to...

Driving up to one of Ecuador's beautiful volcanoes on a n Ecuador Tour
Avenue of the Volcanoes
13 days | FROM USD $5,669

Discover the heart of the Ecuadorian Andes with this adventure from colonial Quito to coastal Guayaquil taking...

Chan Chan ruins | Peru | South America
Chimu, Sican & Surf
14 days | FROM USD $5,039

Explore Peru’s less-visited yet archaeologically-rich northern regions in this unique tour. From Lima and to...

Torres del Paine National Park | Chile | South America
Santiago to Patagonia
14 days | FROM USD $6,489

Discover Chile in all its glorious natural beauty from the glittering lakes of Puerto Varas, the scenic of the...

Torres del Paine National Park | Chile | South America
Vines Lakes & Volcan Escapes
14 days | FROM USD $4,389

Get behind the wheel for this classic self-drive tour of Chile from vibrant Santiago and its neighbouring to...

Vineyards in Mendoza | Argentina | South America
Waterfalls Wine & Wilderness
14 days | FROM USD $2,649

Sample Argentina’s great outdoors with this trip from the magnificent Iguazu Falls to the awe-inspiring of a...

The Galapagos Islands | Ecuador | South America
Wilds of Ecuador
16 days | FROM USD $8,999

Embark on an incredible adventure through the wilds of Ecuador from the lush Amazon rainforest to the volcanic...

Local family | Peru | South America
Canyon Deep, Aymara High
17 days | FROM USD $4,139

Discover the treasures of Peru from the spectacular depths of Colca Canyon to the dizzying heights of Machu in...

Explore South America with On The Go Tours

Our selection of private South America tours can be adapted to suit your needs – choose from standard, superior or deluxe accommodation, either modern properties with excellent facilities or heritage and boutique properties that offer something a little different. Add an extra night here or there extending your stay in either Peru, Ecuador, Chile or Argentina or combine two or more of our itineraries to create the adventure of a lifetime through South America.

More about our private tours to South America

Into the Incan Empire
8 days   |   FROM USD $2,939   |    STARTS/ENDS: Lima
This classic journey through the Inca heartland of Peru takes you from elegant Lima to Cuzco and its archaeological riches. Explore megalithic fortresses and ancient terraces, traditional Andean villages and colourful markets before culminating in the spectacular ‘Lost City’ of Machu Picchu.

Countries Visited:

Peru

Way to Rio
8 days   |   FROM USD $2,229   |    Iguazu Falls  TO  Rio de Janeiro
Set out from Iguazu on an 8 day adventure that takes you to the beautiful city of Curibita, historic Morretes, buzzing Sao Paulo and the legendary Rio de Janeiro. Get a real local experience using public transport between cities and spend your time doing the things you want to do at your own pace with lots of free time!

Countries Visited:

Brazil

Darwin’s Eden
9 days   |   FROM USD $6,639   |    STARTS/ENDS: Quito
Travel to the islands that gave birth to Darwin’s theory of evolution with this classic tour of Quito and the Galápagos. Snorkel in marine-rich waters, hike through fragrant forests, trek across barren fields of hard lava and keep those binoculars to hand for the staggering array of wildlife waiting to greet you.

Countries Visited:

Ecuador, Galapagos

Highlights of Bolivia
9 days   |   FROM USD $4,729   |    Puno  TO  San Pedro de Atacama
Travel from southern Peru into Bolivia, visit the Bolivian Highlands, colonial Potosi and the incredible salt flats in Uyuni where you stay in a hotel made entirely of salt! Explore the famous rock formations of the Valley of the Giants before finishing up in San Pedro de Atacama in Chile!

Countries Visited:

Bolivia, Chile, Peru

Atacama & the North
10 Days   |   FROM USD $5,189   |    STARTS/ENDS: Santiago
Get off the beaten track in Chile’s northern reaches with this unique adventure through the Atacama Desert. Kicking off in Santiago discover fascinating museums, lunar-like landscapes of geysers and rock formations, pre-Hispanic ruins and gigantic geoglyphs, mammoth copper mines and abandoned ghost towns with plenty of natural beauty to boot.

Countries Visited:

Chile

End of the World
10 days   |   FROM USD $2,589   |    STARTS/ENDS: Buenos Aires
Find yourself seduced by elegant Buenos Aires and thoroughly captivated by Argentina’s share of Patagonia. Marvel at the icy walls of Perito Moreno, cruise the marine-rich Beagle Channel and discover the Land of Fire at the southern-most edge of Argentina on this 10 day adventure.

Countries Visited:

Argentina

El Norte Grande
12 days   |   FROM USD $3,639   |    STARTS/ENDS: Buenos Aires
Take a journey through Argentina’s great rugged northwest, a land of infinite variety from ochre deserts to snow-capped mountains. Explore colonial towns, traditional Indian villages and pre-Inca ruins along the way with spectacular gorges to feast your eyes on.

Countries Visited:

Argentina

Avenue of the Volcanoes
13 days   |   FROM USD $5,669   |    Quito  TO  Guayaquil
Discover the heart of the Ecuadorian Andes with this adventure from colonial Quito to coastal Guayaquil taking in the market town of Otavalo, impressive Cotopaxi National Park and its snow-capped volcanoes, the glittering Quilotoa crater, gorgeous Cuenca and a thrilling ride on the ‘Devil’s Nose’ train.

Countries Visited:

Ecuador

Chimu, Sican & Surf
14 days   |   FROM USD $5,039   |    STARTS/ENDS: Lima
Explore Peru’s less-visited yet archaeologically-rich northern regions in this unique tour. From Lima and its surrounding treasures, head north to colonial Trujillo and the colossal Chan Chan ruins, continuing to Chiclayo and the magnificent Valley of the Pyramids.Finish with sun, sea and sand in the trendy beach resort of Mancora.

Countries Visited:

Peru

Santiago to Patagonia
14 days   |   FROM USD $6,489   |    STARTS/ENDS: Santiago
Discover Chile in all its glorious natural beauty from the glittering lakes of Puerto Varas, the scenic archipelago of Chiloé, the panoramic views from Punta Arenas and the jagged granite peaks of the Paine massif. Along the way visit traditional fishing villages, observe comical penguins and explore Torres del Paine national park in your way.

Countries Visited:

Chile

Vines Lakes & Volcan Escapes
14 days   |   FROM USD $4,389   |    STARTS/ENDS: Santiago
Get behind the wheel for this classic self-drive tour of Chile from vibrant Santiago and its neighbouring vineyards to the famed Lake District for outdoor adventure and vistas of pure beauty. Sample world-class wines, admire crystal clear lakes and the backdrop of impressive volcanoes and explore the native rainforest of Huilo Huilo.

Countries Visited:

Chile

Waterfalls Wine & Wilderness
14 days   |   FROM USD $2,649   |    Buenos Aires  TO  El Calafate
Sample Argentina’s great outdoors with this trip from the magnificent Iguazu Falls to the awe-inspiring glacier of Perito Moreno. Passing through wine country for a tipple continue to Bariloche for forays into the wild cordillera.

Countries Visited:

Argentina

Wilds of Ecuador
16 days   |   FROM USD $8,999   |    Quito  TO  Guayaquil
Embark on an incredible adventure through the wilds of Ecuador from the lush Amazon rainforest to the volcanic islands of the Galápagos, teeming with endemic species. Explore colonial Quito, cross the Equator, shop till you drop at Otavalo market and soak up the grandeur of Cuenca.

Countries Visited:

Ecuador, Galapagos

Canyon Deep, Aymara High
17 days   |   FROM USD $4,139   |    STARTS/ENDS: Lima
Discover the treasures of Peru from the spectacular depths of Colca Canyon to the dizzying heights of Machu Picchu and the Incan citadel. Take in the floating islands of Lake Titicaca staying with the local Aymara people before delving into the exotic Amazon Rainforest for a jungle experience.

Countries Visited:

Peru

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