Traipsing through jungles? Check. Turning into a prune in hot springs and waterfalls? Check. Balancing on floating islands made out of reeds? Check. Hiking ancient mountain trails to long-lost cities? Exploring two of South America’s (nay, the world’s) most exciting destinations for three whole weeks? Abso-freakin’-lutely. That’s what it’s all about on this epic Peruvian and Ecuadorian adventure, amigos. Kicking off in Quito, you’ll scramble over ruins at Ollantaytambo, wander the cobblestone streets of Cuenca, explore the Amazon by night, peruse some markets in Peru and just have mucho amounts of fun. Vamanos?

Highlights

UNESCO is a pretty good judge of character, right? With its colonial architecture, plazas, churches and colourful local life, there's a reason they've listed Quito's Old Town as a World Heritage site

There's nothing like munching on a red tomato from an Ecuadorian market, eh? Saunter (yes, saunter) around the Otavalo Markets and find yourself smack bang in the middle of Souvenir City, population: you

Visit the colonial city of Cuenca

Get your adrenaline kicks in Banos – or just plonk yourself in a hot spring

Head out on a city tour of Lima visiting Miraflores, down town and end in the Bohemian neighbourhood of Barranco

Roam the Amazon jungle at night while pretending you're David Attenborough (it has a calming influence). Float down the river, keeping an out for the glaring eyes of jaguars and caimans

The floating islands of Uros on Lake Titicaca seem like the sort of thing Pixar would come up with. Spend the night under the stars in a traditional island village

Whether you trek the classic Inca Trail, the Inca Quarry Trail or take the scenic train route, trust us, this is going to be one of the highlights of your awesome lives

Don't worry, we won't hog all of your time. You'll have plenty of opportunity to bounce around Cusco, digging deep into the pockets of Incan history

The Wicked Witch of the West had her flying monkeys and red shoes. The witches of La Paz have dried llama foetuses and alpaca blankets. While both sound imaginary, the Witches' Market in La Paz is a true Bolivian experience