Even if you don't have a lot of money for your next holiday, you can still afford a luxury escorted tour in South America. Let tour operators negotiate with the hotels and transportation companies on your behalf, to bring you the best deals. If you'd rather someone else do all of your planning for you, you can save a lot of money.
Your choices are not limited. There are plenty of South America escorted tours available. You can choose from many itineraries. If you want some free time to yourself, you can simply request it from your tour guide. Some tour packages include all of your meals and activities, and some can be modified to suit your own interests and preferences.
Since there are so many beautiful places to visit in South America, you should consider a 14 day tour, at the very least. That way, you will have a chance to see more places and do more activities without feeling rushed.
Rio de Janeiro. Buenos Aires. Machu Picchu. Santiago. These are just some of the places you might want to visit on your tour. As you explore the continent, you can visit the remains of the Incan Empire; go on a sightseeing tour of the aforementioned cities; travel over the Andes; explore Machu Picchu; and go on excursions throughout the Sacred Valley. These are just a few examples of the many things you can do during your holiday.
If you're interested in volcanoes, then you need to choose an itinerary that includes Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. You will be surrounded by towering volcanoes and spectacular scenery. As you explore this area, you will see traces of ancient civilizations and Spanish colonization, as well as the most incredible example of Mother Nature at her very best.
Another country you definitely need to visit is Peru. Most South America escorted tours include Peruvian cities and monuments. Imagine seeing floating cities, spectacular ravines, the waters of Lake Titicaca, and Machu Picchu up close! Peru is also home to exotic animals and birds such as condors and llamas.
There is plenty to see and do in Lima, the "City of Kings" and capital of Peru. During a tour of Lima, you can visit churches and monasteries dating back to the 16th century. Even though it's a sprawling Metropolis, it still has its share of ancient sites, some of which date back thousands of years!
South America escorted tours include plenty of excursions to keep you busy! You won't have to worry about boredom, so long as you choose the right tour package. Even though there are a lot of cities, much of the continent has been untouched for thousands of years. You will have some of the exact same views as the Spanish Conquistadors did all those years ago!