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  • Peru

    Private Alternatives to the Inca Trail With Latin Excursions

    We at Latin Excursions love Peru, adore the Inca Trail and know all too well that visiting Machu Picchu is one of the most rewarding travel experiences in the world. [...]
  • Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Galapagos, Panama, Peru, Uruguay

    Traditional Vacation Tour vs. Private Tour

    Do You Like to Go Your Own Way? For as long as vacations have been taken the vacation tour, better known as a "group tour" has existed. There is a [...]
  • Galapagos

    How to Plan the Perfect Galapagos Island Honeymoon

    Your Galapagos Honeymoon Start your life together as a couple on a very special honeymoon experience in the Galapagos Islands, off the coast of South America’s Ecuador. Do only the [...]
  • Chile

    The Atacama Desert Experience

    The Atacama is not for everybody. But for adventurous travelers it is a must-do, bucket list destination. How can that be? Read on to learn more about Chile’s Atacama Desert [...]
  • Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Galapagos, Panama, Peru, Uruguay

    South America Travel Planner

    The Difference Between a Custom and a Pre-Designed Tour As a traveler, you have a myriad of options to help you plan your next vacation or getaway. If you are [...]
  • Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Galapagos, Uruguay

    Top South America Honeymoon Destinations

    The reward for a well planned wedding ceremony and reception is the honeymoon! It's when you get to wave goodbye to everyone who celebrated the event with you. South America [...]
  • Galapagos

    Your Travel Guide To The Galapagos Islands

    A trip to the Galapagos Islands is undoubtedly one of those experiences that will leave a lasting impression on your psyche. Famed for its variety of endemic wildlife as well [...]
  • Ecuador

    Ecuador Tours that Discover the Lesser Known Side of Ecuador

    Destination or Passing Through? Ecuador Tours are for Both Travelers Ecuador is the gateway to Galapagos Islands which are a part of Ecuador even though they lie over 500 miles [...]
  • Galapagos

    How to fly to Galapagos Islands

    All flights lead to Ecuador for travelers headed to the Galapagos  Some of the most worthwhile destinations in the world are also a little harder to get to. No matter [...]
  • Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Galapagos, Panama, Peru, Uruguay

    Ecuador: Gateway to the Amazon and Galapagos

    The Amazon Rainforest and Galapagos Islands are two of the world’s most exciting destinations for wildlife safaris and nature experiences, topping the bucket lists of many travelers around the globe. With [...]
  • Colombia, Ecuador, Galapagos, Panama

    Latin Excursions Selected for Wendy Perrin’s WOW List 2018

    "Wendy Perrin shares her travel secrets, and it’s as close as you can get to vacation perfection."  —Town&Country Latin Excursions is delighted to be selected on Wendy Perrin’s WOW List [...]
  • Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Galapagos, Panama, Peru, Uruguay

    Galapagos Cruises Versus Land-Based Tours

    You have made the decision that you want to visit the Galapagos Islands. We understand! It is one of our favorite places in the world! Now, its time to decide [...]
  • Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Galapagos, Panama, Peru, Uruguay

    Latin Excursions Launches New Website

    Here at Latin Excursions, we know only too well that part of the experience in finding your perfect trip to South America is the way a website looks, and the [...]
  • Galapagos

    5 Reasons to Go to the Galapagos Islands

    Not sure when you want to schedule your vacation to the Galapagos? The number of visitors to these far off islands in the middle of the Pacific increase every year. So, [...]
  • Colombia

    Safety & What it Means in Today’s Colombia

    Having had such a tumultuous history in the 80's and the 90's due to violence arising from drug and revolutionary political groups, it is no secret that Colombia earned itself [...]
  • Galapagos

    Galapagos Travel Tips

    The Galapagos Islands is one of the most spectacular destinations in the world. Composed of 18 major islands and other islets, this Pacific archipelago dazzles visitors with its volcanic landscapes, [...]
  • Colombia

    Top Events to Attend in Cartagena, Colombia

    On the northern coast of Colombia, it seems as if the sights and sounds of the Caribbean-Latino lifestyle never cease. Cartagena de Indias is the gem of the coast in [...]
  • Uruguay

    Colonia

    Founded by the Portuguese in 1680 on the tip of a peninsula on the Río de la Plata estuary, it is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Colonia's cobblestone streets [...]
  • Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay

    New Year’s Eve in South America

    The New Year is celebrated with "gusto" across South America, but it's hard to think of more lively and sensational celebrations than those in Cartagena, Colombia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, [...]
  • Chile

    10 Awesome Awasi Outings in the Atacama Desert

    Awasi is a classy, cozy and colorful lodge from which to explore the highlights of the enchanting Atacama Desert of northern Chile. Beyond its luxurious features and exquisite cuisine, Awasi's [...]
  • Galapagos

    Top 10 Galapagos Beaches

    The beaches of the Galapagos are not the stereotypical beaches you will find in other parts of the world; here, you can find white sand beaches surrounded by mangroves, black [...]
  • Chile

    Chile Travel Tips

    Will your trip to Chile be your first, or a return to an old favorite? Whichever the case, be sure to keep these top 3 Chile travel tips in mind [...]
  • Brazil

    Finding Paradise in Corumbau, Brazil

    Sometimes, it is necessary to take a vacation from vacation. Whether you are looking for some time off from bouncing between numerous destinations in South America or need a break [...]
  • Peru

    Deciphering a Peruvian “Chifa” Menu

    When the first wave of Chinese immigrants first came to Peru in the late 1800s, they were considered part of the lowest working class, seeking work in mines and sugar [...]
  • Brazil

    Brazil Travel Tips

    Although South America consists of 13 unique countries, the behemoth Brazil geographically comprises about half of the land area. That´s a large destination! For your next trip to see some [...]
  • Colombia

    Discovering the Ancient Figures of San Agustin by Foot or Horseback

    Deep in southern Colombia is a mysterious destination that few visitors have ventured to discover in the last 30 years. This is because this region was once the stronghold of [...]
  • Galapagos

    3 Things That Might Surprise You on a Galapagos Trip

    Looking back on the first time that I went to the Galapagos, I realized that I had no idea what I was getting myself into (as is often the case [...]
  • Argentina

    Argentina Travel Tips

    A trip to Argentina can start in the most unassuming of places-a stroll through wine country known as Mendoza, a bike ride through the tango capital Buenos Aires, or perhaps [...]
  • Galapagos

    Visiting the Charles Darwin Research Center

    There is perhaps no other name more synonymous with the Galapagos Islands than Charles Darwin. The author of the 1859 book On the Origin of Species, Darwin ignited what would [...]
  • Galapagos

    Not-to-Miss Attractions on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos

    Whenever timing and schedules permit, it is a good idea to arrive at the Galapagos Islands at least 1 day before your cruise begins, allowing some flexibility in case are any [...]
  • Argentina

    A Metal Flower, a Cemetery, and Dante’s Inferno: Welcome to Buenos Aires

    What does a metal flower, a cemetery, and Dante’s Inferno all have in common?  The answer:  Buenos Aires.  A blooming 105-foot stainless steel flower comes to life every morning at [...]
  • Argentina

    Well, Hello There, Buenos Aires: Discovering a city that feels like home

    Buenos Aires is immediately charming.  It feels warm, accessible, clean… and incredibly familiar.  It looks like Paris, it looks like New York City, it feels like Rome and Madrid.  Yet [...]
  • Colombia

    Wellness: Bogotá Discovered

    Bogotá is inundated by the great outdoors.  Live walls and parks are sprinkled throughout the city, bike paths dominate sidewalks, and mountains covered in hiking trails and jungle are at [...]
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