With a continent as huge as South America, and with as many incredible spots and sights to see across so many countries, it can be slightly overwhelming to narrow down the best of the best – but that’s exactly what’s been done for you on this trip leaving you free to focus on the most important part: enjoying yourself! Take in the best of Quito, the lush green of the Amazon Jungle, hike to the Inca splendour of Machu Picchu and puzzle over the Nazca Lines. See centuries-old Inca ruins around Cuzco, tango the night away in Buenos Aires and lose yourself in Lima. Even seasoned travellers will find something new on this incredible South American journey that will tantalise and immerse you in the culture, sights and heart of this incredible place.

Highlights

Hike through the Amazon rainforest and sample fruit, chocolate and if you’re brave enough, tree worms in a local indigenous farming community

Whether you trek the classic Inca Trail, the Quarry Trail or take the scenic train route, the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu are a majestic destination, no matter how you get there

Through a vast Andean valley lies the Colca Canyon, home to the mighty Andean condor. See these magnificent beasts go about their morning routines at sunrise

The floating islands of Uros on Lake Titicaca are a marvel of concept, construction and history. Take a boat tour on the lake and spend the night with a local family in a traditional island community

The landscapes of Salar de Uyuni are so unique they’re almost extra-terrestrial. Embark on a three-day adventure via 4WD across the rocky Atacama Desert and the largest salt lakes in the world - passing cactus islands, train cemeteries and mineral lakes teeming with flamingos

Soak up the cosmopolitan, European and Latin charms of Buenos Aires and explore the sights of its historic city centre