South America Trips




cloud covered mountains with sea in foreground
Oct 22, 2025 to Nov 6, 2025
Price: From $10,982, per person including air
Duke Leaders: TBD

Relish face-to-face encounters with two of the world’s last great frontiers – Southern Patagonia’s majestic fjords and glaciers and Torres del Paine’s stunning scenery – on this remarkable 16-day small group journey showcasing South America’s diversity.  Experience vibrant Buenos Aires durin

Baby lizard on back of larger lizard
May 9, 2025 to May 18, 2025
Price: From $8,538
Duke Leaders: TBD

GALÁPAGOS  - “A little world within itself,” as Darwin described it, where life-altering encounters with animals—curious, or sublimely indifferent to our presence—happen like nowhere else on earth. Each island is uniquely fascinating and magical.

Seals on a sandy beach
Feb 18, 2025 to Mar 5, 2025
Price: From $9,193 per person including air

Machu Picchu’s enigmatic ruins and the fascinating Galapagos Islands rank among South America’s greatest treasures, and a small group tour is the ideal way to experience both.  This outstanding 16-day adventure begins with Lima’s highlights.  Traverse the magnificent Sacred Valley, visi

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Jul 5, 2024 to Jul 14, 2024
Price: From $8,350

“A little world within itself,” as Darwin described it, where life-altering encounters with animals—curious, or sublimely indifferent to our presence—happen like nowhere else on earth. Each island is uniquely fascinating and magical.

Mar 5, 2024 to Mar 20, 2024
Price: From $9,193
Duke Leaders: Dr. John Virdin

Machu Picchu’s enigmatic ruins and the fascinating Galapagos Islands rank among South America’s greatest treasures, and a small group tour is the ideal way to experience both.  This outstanding 16-day adventure begins with Lima’s highlights.  Traverse the magnific

Argentina Ushuaia
Oct 15, 2024 to Oct 30, 2024
Price: From $10,282
Duke Leaders: TBD

Relish face-to-face encounters with two of the world’s last great frontiers – Southern Patagonia’s majestic fjords and glaciers and Torres del Paine’s stunning scenery – on this remarkable 16-day small group journey showcasing South America’s diversity.  Experience vib

View from side of boat of blue skys reflecting on blue waters
Oct 28, 2023 to Nov 5, 2023
Price: From $8,730
Duke Leaders: TBD

From the headwaters of the mighty Amazon to living Inca culture, embark on a bucket-list adventure over 9 action-packed days in Peru. Your expedition begins in Lima—Peru’s thriving capital.

Seals on the beach with cruise ship in the background
Aug 5, 2023 to Aug 13, 2023
Price: From $8,100

“A little world within itself,” as Darwin described it, where life-altering encounters with animals—curious, or sublimely indifferent to our presence—happen like nowhere else on earth. Each island is uniquely fascinating and magical.

Large house on a lake with snow capped mountains in the background
Oct 28, 2023
Price: From $7,297, per person, double occupancy from Miami

Experience Patagonia, the unspoiled wilderness at lands’ end, at two breathtaking national parks, along with the zest of a stay in Buenos Aires, on this exhilarating 14-day small group journey.  Embarking on a day cruise through the storied Strait of Magellan, see Magdalena Island’s immense

Costa Rica
Feb 19, 2022 to Mar 1, 2022
Price: From $3,495
Duke Leaders: Dr. Deborah Gallagher

In this small Central American democracy kissed by nature, discover a nation’s wealth in four distinct regions, from cloud forest to rainforest, Central Valley to Pacific Coast, with a small group of no more than 18 travelers.

peru
Aug 9, 2021 to Aug 19, 2021
Price: From $4,487
Duke Leaders: TBD
A land of treasures archaeological, cultural, and natural awaits your small group on this engaging 11-day tour. The Peruvian adventure begins with Lima’s highlights, both colonial and modern, including the historic Casa Aliaga and the renowned Larco Herrera Museum.  In historic Cuzco,
Feb 25, 2021 to Mar 14, 2021
Price: From $6,695
Duke Leaders: TBD
Weaving together such diverse elements as the Andes, a Lake District crossing, and wondrous Iguazu Falls with the urban appeal of Santiago, Buenos Aires, and Rio, this engaging 18-day small group tour renders our South American neighbors in all their beauty and vitality.  First, discover s
Sep 3, 2020 to Sep 14, 2020
Price: from $5,995 - air included for select gateways* and NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Duke Leaders: TBD

Tap into your sense of adventure and take the journey of a lifetime to Peru and the Amazon rainforest. From the modern capital of Lima to the ancient capital of Cusco and Machu Picchu to the Amazon basin, experience the richness of Peruvian culture.

Jul 1, 2022 to Jul 10, 2022
Price: From $7,710
Duke Leaders: Dr. Andrew Read

See the Galápagos as Darwin did—aboard an expedition ship equipped to give you the most engaging experience possible. Voyage from island to island and make fresh discoveries daily on our 10-day expedition. Hike, kayak, and Zodiac cruise to and around intriguing islands.