Travel to South America with On The Go Tours
South America is a continent of tremendous contrast, with lush jungles and arid deserts, snow-capped peaks and sun-kissed beaches, glimmering salt flats and expansive glaciers. In addition to its stunning landscapes, South America also offers an abundance of wildlife, the fascinating local cultures of the indigenous peoples and lots of outdoor adventure too.Read More
Upcoming South America Trips
|||02 Jun 2016||Galapagos Encounters - 7 days
|USD $6,229||View trip >|
|||02 Jun 2016||Ultimate Galapagos - 10 days
|USD $8,909||View trip >|
|||03 Jun 2016||Peru to Chile Express - 15 days
Lima to Santiago
|USD $4,129||View trip >|
|||04 Jun 2016||Peru Encompassed - 21 Days
|USD $4,269||View trip >|
|||04 Jun 2016||Trails to Titicaca - 15 days
Lima to La Paz
|USD $3,589||View trip >|
South America is a continent of tremendous contrast when it comes to natural beauty from the vivid blue expanse of Lake Titicaca in Peru to the dazzling salt flats of Bolivia, the mighty volcanoes of Ecuador to the parched deserts of Chile, the stunning scenery of Argentina's Patagonia to the thundering cascades of Iguazu Falls in Brazil - discover this and much more with our range of tours to South America.
Explore the diverse countries of South America
South America Group Tours
Our adventurous small group tours, with an average group size of 12, are an ideal way to experience the real South America, its treasures and its people. Our tour leaders will point you in the right direction, whether it is where to shop, eat or witness incredible wildlife and the majority of our carefully planned itineraries utilise public transport. We stay in a range of locally owned accommodation from simple hotels and guesthouses to campsites, homestays and jungle lodges. read more
So that you can make the most of your time in South America we include plenty of free time with a great choice of fun and exciting optional activities from guided visits to museums and archaeological sites to paragliding, horse riding and cooking classes.
South America Private Tours
Discover South America on one of our thoughtfully designed private tours that take in the best of Peru, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Brazil and Bolivia with unique itineraries that cover lesser visited sites and get you off the beaten track.
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Hidden gems in South America
If you'd like to get off the beaten track here are some of our top tips for a holiday in South America: if visiting Cuzco enjoy an easy hike to the less-visited Tipon ruins, discover the Amazon in all its glory by combining a tour of Ecuador & Peru, trek through unsurpassed scenery in Argentina’s rugged northwest, head to Ecuador for a journey through the Avenue of the Volcanoes, visit Tatio Geysers and the nearby surreal Moon Valley in Chile’s northern reaches or explore northern Peru's incredible archaeological sites and ride the waves in Mancora.
Our Top Picks For South America
Our guide to travelling through South America
Get the lowdown on what to expect with our handy travel guide for travelling to South America on a group tour with visa information and more about trekking the Inca Trail.
- Viva South America! A Journey Through a Restless Continent
by Oliver Balch
- The Motorcycle Diaries
by Ernesto Che Guevara
- Love in the Time of Cholera
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Facts about South America
- There are only two landlocked countries in South America - Paraguay and Bolivia.
- Evidence of human life in South America dates back to 9000BC and many indigenous cultures still survive today.
- South America is home to the driest place on earth as well as the world's largest river basin and longest mountain range.
South America Travel Advice:
We closely monitor the latest travel guidance to South America and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates for the countries in South America you are travelling to from the relevant advisory body in your country. For more specific country information, please refer to the relevant destination page on our website.