4 Ways to Safari in South America


4 Ways to Safari in South America


From hiking the Inca Trail to learning to surf in the Galapagos, four trips that guarantee you'll return home changed forever.


Selecting the best trip to South America for yourself, your traveling partners, or your entire family can be overwhelming, especially when you realize there is more than one trail to Machu Picchu and a variety of ways to travel through the Galapagos Islands. That's where we come in. Below are four hand-selected trips to help refine your plan, whether it's for an authentic camping experience along the Inca Trail or a full-on week of aquatic fun in the Galapagos. Still confused? Get in touch below to speak to one of our experts about the best fit for you.





ECUADOR: Galapagos Islands, Andean Foothills


$6,095 | 9 DAYS


Ever wanted to visit the Galapagos, but afraid you might get a little seasick? Welcome to a nine-day celebration of land-based adventure. The first half of the trip plants you at the Galapagos Safari Camp, where you relax on land by night and enjoy the ocean by day, whether by boat, fins, surfboard, or scuba. Then, take off for the Ecuadorean Andes to experience the region's traditional culture in the historical Hacienda Zuleta. Horseback riding, hiking, and other mountain activities abound to round out the perfect South American sampler. 





PERU: Machu Picchu, Cusco


$9,250 | 10 DAYS


Designed for travelers who want a taste of all things Peru, this 12-day itinerary is a blend of traditional Inca Trail trekking and cultural immersion. Enjoy a classic camping experience during a four-day hike along the Inca Trail, bookended by plush digs in Cusco and at the top of Machu Picchu. With this extended itinerary, there's room for activities like bird-watching, cooking classes, or anything else you don't want to miss...like that spa treatment you thoroughly deserve after your hike.  READ MORE...





ECUADOR: Galapagos Islands


$7,450 | 10 DAYS


Chances are, your bucket list includes something along these lines: swim with sea turtles, snorkel with sharks, or make it across the equator. This 11-day trip to the Galapagos Islands will check all those off your list, and more. Climb aboard the Integrity Yacht for a classic tour with an expert guide who can answer any questions and teach you about the evolutionary discoveries of Darwin as you hop from island to island in this week and a half of fun for the whole family. 





PERU: Machu Picchu


$3,240 | 7 DAYS


The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is known around the world, and is hands-down one of the best hikes in South America. This seven-day lodge-to-lodge journey to the Lost City of the Incas is steeped in Outside GO style, delivering everything from cozy quarters to gourmet Peruvian cuisine to fuel your trek. Over the course of the week, you'll hike through nine different bio-zones and varied terrain, including the famous cloud forest ecosystem. Get to know the flora and fauna of the area, as well as understand environmental and social initiatives to maintain the region's quality of life.  READ MORE...


Outside GO is an adventure travel company with decades of experience. We'd love to help you plan your next trip. Rest assured it will be authentic, stylish, and built around your wildest dreams.




4 Ways to Safari in South America


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