Americas

A Journeys visit to Central or South America features vivid experiences of nature, scenery, archaeology, traditional culture, and all the sensual flavors of the tropics. Many trips include explorations of the hemisphere's finest rain forests, pre-Colombian ruins, and wilderness areas. Travel from the Andes Mountains of Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Chile to the Galapagos Islands. Enjoy wildlife and trekking trips to Patagonia. Hike the volcanoes in Guatemala or Ecuador or the glaciers of Chile and Argentina. Explore the Amazon and its tributaries by foot, riverboat, and canoe in Brazil, Guyana, Peru, and Ecuador. We will handle all the details of your travel: we make air and land reservations, ensure you have capable English-speaking guides, and choose accommodations where you will sleep comfortably and enjoy tasty, healthy meals. Customized and private treks and rainforest trips as well as regular group departures of all kinds are our specialty.

Americas Trips

Nazca boobies are among the many birds you'll see on Genovesa
Galapagos: Aboard Eric-Letty, Northern Circuit
Cruise the best northern island sites, including Genovesa, on a 20-passenger yacht
Nazca boobies are among the many birds you'll see on Genovesa
Land Cost: $4,300 - $5,400
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11 days
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34 upcoming departures
This fleet of two identical expedition yachts built in 1991 are custom-designed for Galapagos cruising. These ships offer great value and are the perfect choice for families as they have a triple cabin available and offer special family and teen departures in the summer and over the holidays.
Look for Santa Cruz's wild tortoises
Galapagos: Aboard Eric-Letty, Southern Circuit
Cruise to the best southern island sites, including Floreana, on a 20-passenger yacht
Look for Santa Cruz's wild tortoises
Land Cost: $4,300 - $5,400
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11 days
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34 upcoming departures
This fleet of two identical expedition yachts built in 1991 are custom-designed for Galapagos cruising. These ships offer great value and are the perfect choice for families as they have a triple cabin available and offer special family and teen departures in the summer and over the holidays.
Admire and explore Rabida's red sand beach
Galapagos: Aboard M/V Evolution, Northern Circuit
Cruise the islands on a 192' newly-commissioned yacht offering traditional elegance
Admire and explore Rabida's red sand beach
Land Cost: $5,600 - $7,120 SPECIAL OFFER
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11 days
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34 upcoming departures
This Victorian-style expedition vessel has every modern convenience, spacious cabins, and plenty of comfortable, covered deck space for lounging and alfresco dining. Adults of all ages find the ship comfortable, and its special family and teen departures are good choices for multi-generational travel.
See abundant Sally lightfoot crabs
Galapagos: Aboard M/V Evolution, Southern Circuit
Cruise the islands on a 192' newly-commissioned yacht offering traditional elegance
See abundant Sally lightfoot crabs
Land Cost: $5,600 - $7,120 SPECIAL OFFER
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11 days
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34 upcoming departures
This Victorian-style expedition vessel has every modern convenience, spacious cabins, and plenty of comfortable, covered deck space for lounging and alfresco dining. Adults of all ages find the ship comfortable, and its special family and teen departures are good choices for multi-generational travel.
Leave the M/Y Grace, your home for the week, and head for the mainland
Galapagos: Aboard the M/Y Grace, Northern Circuit
Cruise the islands on an historic ship offering luxury service and appointments
Leave the M/Y Grace, your home for the week, and head for the mainland
Land Cost: $6,100 - $7,650 SPECIAL OFFER
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11 days
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34 upcoming departures
This refurbished yacht carries a rich history, royal credentials, and elegant, comfortable appointments. The ship attracts adult travelers who enjoy a bit of luxury, the history of the vessel, and adventure in style.
Spot sea lions on the rocks around Santa Cruz
Galapagos: Aboard the M/Y Grace, Southern Circuit
Cruise the islands on an historic ship offering luxury service and appointments
Spot sea lions on the rocks around Santa Cruz
Land Cost: $6,100 - $7,650 SPECIAL OFFER
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11 days
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34 upcoming departures
This refurbished yacht carries a rich history, royal credentials, and elegant, comfortable appointments. The ship attracts adult travelers who enjoy a bit of luxury, the history of the vessel, and adventure in style.
Long-tailed Silky Flycatcher- a high forest favorite. (photo by Andrew Strugess)
Birding in Paradise: The Best Sites in Costa Rica
Rainforest, dry forest, cloud forest, Pacific Coast and more
Long-tailed Silky Flycatcher- a high forest favorite. (photo by Andrew Strugess)
Land Cost: $4,205
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9 days
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Feb 25-Mar 5, 2017 or Privately on Request
Pursue the full range of Costa Rica's myriad of bird species on an imaginative itinerary designed to visit varied habitats with the best naturalist guides at the best time of year for a birding adventure. This trip also appeals to more casual birders with interests in diverse wildlife, ecology, photography, culture, and cuisine and a preference for quality accommodations and expert leadership.
Witness remarkably carved radishes
Mexico: Christmas In Oaxaca
Indigenous cultures, holiday pageantry and hands-on fun with puppetry and crafts
Witness remarkably carved radishes
Land Cost: $2,995
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8 days
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2 upcoming departures
Celebrate Christmas in a region of Mexico known for color, crafts, hospitality and conviviality. Enjoy direct interaction with local artisans and a great coast and beach experience.
The colonial city of Cusco
Peru: Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
The classic high-route trek with full logistical support and reserved camps
The colonial city of Cusco
Land Cost: $3,395
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10 days
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49 upcoming departures or Privately on Request
Choose this as the best supported, guided, paced, and accommodated trip available for hiking the full traditional Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
Bogota Cathedral
Colombia Mountains & Medellin
Savoring the nature, coffee, culture and volcanic Andean landscapes
Bogota Cathedral
Land Cost: $3,195
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11 days
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Feb 12-22, 2017 or Privately on Request
Explore Bogota, Medellin and Cartagena plus the Andes and coffee country. You will visit Colombia's rich valleys, sample the tropical wonders of Valle de Cocora and experience a wide variety of colonial, artistic and historical features, and enjoy great food.
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