South America Walking & Hiking Tours

South America casts a seductive spell. Experience it with Backroads! We’ll guide you on hiking adventures below the spires of Cerro Fitz Roy in Argentine Patagonia or in Colombia’s Tayrona National Park. Join a luxury cruise to the fjords of Chilean Patagonia or out to Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands for an encounter blue-footed boobies. No matter which trip you choose, Backroads active vacations highlight the warm cultures, rich traditions and vast wildernesses of South America.

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Walking & Hiking

Chile Patagonia & Fjords Cruise Walking & Hiking Tour

Fjords, Cape Horn & Torres del Paine
Lakes Mountains Ecuador

Galápagos Ocean Cruise Multi-Adventure Tour

Sailing through Ecuador's Enchanted Isles
Small Luxury Ships
Bird's eye shot of Machu Picchu, large group of people in foreground.
Dolce tempo

Peru Easygoing Walking Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey in the Sacred Valley, Cusco & Machu Picchu