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Think of us as trip choreographers.

Our on-the-ground, local travel expertise in Central and South Americais the soul of our craft and it’s why Latin Excursions itineraries are recognized by Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast. Most of our clients ask for personally curated itineraries. Putting together special access, rare experiences that really fit our travellers – this is what we're all about. If you're thinking about visiting any of our destination countries, we'd love to chat with you about how we can make your next journey one that inspires you.

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PRE-DESIGNED

JOURNEYS

Our Pre-designed Journeys showcase the essential highlights of a destination. This is an expertly crafted pre-planned itinerary that reflects the local spirit and provides an authentic experience.

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CUSTOM

JOURNEYS

Our Custom Journeys are fully tailored to your needs and interests. Browse our custom journeys and get inspired. Then contact us to begin crafting the ultimate itinerary. No detail is too small.

Our Story

A MESSAGE FROM ERIC SHEETS, FOUNDER

In Spring 2004, then a corporate-world warrior, I decided to bring some colleagues to the Galapagos Islands for an adventure in Darwin’s archipelago. My Ecuadorian mother instilled in me a deep love and appreciation for the islands, so this adventure to the Galapagos was a chance to share my insider knowledge with fellow travellers. The success of that first trip left me yearning for more … and to set out on a path combining insider knowledge of places with the transformative power of travel. This was the genesis for launching Latin Excursions. Now, 15 years later, “time flies” as we continue to have fun sharing our insider knowledge of all of Latin America.

Travel ought to be transformative.
Eye-opening.
Human. 
Local.
The stuff of great stories.

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CRAFTING YOUR CUSTOM JOURNEY

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If a Custom Journey is beyond your financial reach, don’t fret. Our Pre-Designed Journeys are packed with Latin Excursions signature luxury touches: authentic characters, transformative moments and exceptional service.

We're Your Travel Concierge

Whether you choose a Custom Journey or a Pre-designed Journey, we seek to exceed client expectations. No detail is too small. From upscale accommodations and food, to the guides chosen for you, all our partners exemplify a high-end approach to customer service. So, what are you after? Local rhythms and culture? Trekking in remote places? Catching glimpses of rare birds? Truly, it can be all of the above.

Authenticity & Privacy

Choreographing authentic experiences means knowing places exceedingly well. But it’s our relationships with trusted local partners that make our journeys so extraordinary. Wonderful characters in their own right, our local guides bring alive their world through their stories. This is why we believe in private travel experiences: they offer the flexibility to take you to areas not visited by most tourists.

Giving Back

Our local partners in South America share so much with us. We feel it's important to give back. Latin Excursions supports the following organizations:

Foundation La Vecina

COLOMBIA

By providing quality education, Foundation La Vecina gives the children in the district of La Boquilla, in Cartagena, a chance for a better future.

Tomas de Berlanga School

GALAPAGOS

The Tomas de Berlanga School is part of the work of the Scalesia Foundation, a local champion for education reform in the Galapagos Islands.

Morrinho Art Project

BRAZIL

A cultural project originally started by teens in 1998 as a game to escape the realities of violence and corruption in the Vila Pereira da Silva favela, Projecto Morrinho is a 320m² model of Rio de Janeiro.

Mantay

PERU

A shelter for adolescent mothers in Cusco, Peru, Mantay gives teenagers the opportunity to assume and enjoy their motherhood in a safe, supportive environment.

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