These are the destinations that we have explored extensively and have discovered the most interesting things to see, places to stay and people to meet.
The Destinations to Visit in Peru
Geographically unique and profoundly cultural, Peru embodies the extraordinary. Wedged between the Amazon basin and the South Pacific, Peru is a land of lakes and legends, rivers and ruins, chicha, charangos, coca, and Quechua. With panoramic Andean peaks, awe-inspiring Amerindian culture and epic scenery throughout, Peru is brimming with opportunities for luxury adventure travel. In fact, Peru boasts seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites and one of the seven wonders.
Visit Machu Picchu, the famed lost city of the Incas, and marvel at what many consider to be the single most fascinating sight on the planet. Witness Spanish Cathedrals built atop former indigenous buildings in Cusco—UNESCO World Heritage Site and former capital of the Inca Empire. Gaze at the enigmatic ancient geoglyphs etched into the desert’s surface at the bizarre and brilliant Nazca lines. Venture through the Andes via luxury train and stay on a private luxury resort on Lake Titicaca. Our expert team has traveled extensively in Peru and learned the ins-and-outs of this sacred land. We take great pleasure in showing you the most unique and extraordinary destinations to visit in Peru.
The Destinations to Visit in Patagonia
Chiseled by fjords and capped by stunning mountain spires, Patagonia is the Shangri-la of adventure travel destinations. Mount Fitz Roy, Perito Moreno, Torres del Paine… Southern Patagonia’s travel highlights roll off the tongue like a roster call of South America’s most impressive natural spectacles. A land of massive glaciers, desolate streams, and some of the most picturesque mountains in the world, Patagonia is as wild as it gets. Of the 37 billion acres on Earth, none are more spectacular and secluded than those that we visit on our extraordinary tours and expeditions to the southernmost stretches of the South American continent.
Trek across South America’s most impressive glaciers, fly-fish lonesome streams, horseback ride through serene valleys, and savor the sheer magnificence of “impossible” Andean peaks. We take great pride in proving you privileged access to the wilds of Patagonia; the most majestic wilderness on the planet.
- More than two-thirds of Peru’s territory lies within the Amazon basin, and some of the most biodiverse national parks on earth are located within this extraordinary region.Read More ›
- As the gateway to Machu Picchu, Cusco has become Peru’s tourism hub, although it is certainly worthy of independent recognition as one of the best places to visit in Peru (or all of South America for that matter). At 11,160 ft. above sea level, Cusco ranks beside La Paz, Bolivia, and Kathmandu, Nepal, as one of the world’s highest cities.Read More ›
- Lake Titicaca
- According to the Inca legend, the creator-god Viracocha emerged from the depths of Lake Titicaca to create the sun, moon, stars, and the first human beings. These first humans, the “Inca Adam and Eve,” were placed on Isla del Sol, a secluded island on Lake Titicaca, and ordered to go... Read More ›
- Noisy, overpopulated, chaotic... These are some of the words you often hear associated with Lima. Yet veiled beneath the surface, this city of 10 million inhabitants features a variety of culinary, historical, and artistic jewels waiting to be uncovered.Read More ›
- Machu Picchu
- Machu Picchu has become one of the most magnetic travel destinations on the planet, gaining recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Modern Wonders of the World.Read More ›
- The Sacred Valley
- Exalted by local inhabitants and visitors alike, the Urubamba River Valley or Sacred Valley is one the most enchanting places in all of the Americas.Read More ›
- Bariloche and the Lake District
- Nestled into Argentina’s Lake District along the shores of Lago Nahuel Huapi, this beautiful Patagonian ski town is a hub for outdoor sports and the gateway to Argentina’s wild south. The lofty peaks of Cerros Catedral, López, and Nireco line the horizon, creating postcard-caliber views around every corner.Read More ›
- Buenos Aires
- With an elegant European culture and some of South America’s most sophisticated cultural experiences, Buenos Aires has an unmistakable charisma like nowhere else.Read More ›
- Chilean Lake District
- A land of remote fishing villages, heavily forested fjords, glacially sculpted lakes, and picture-perfect volcanic peaks, the Chilean Lake District is in many ways the New Zealand of Latin America.Read More ›
- El Calafate
- Established in 1927 by early Patagonian pioneers, El Calafate is now an adventure hub for travelers seeking to explore the extraordinary landscapes of Argentina’s Far South.Read More ›
- El Chaltén
- Renowned as the trekking capital of Argentina, El Chalten is a small Patagonian village snuggled beneath the towering Fitz Roy range. Located three hours from El Calafate within the northern reaches of the park, this small climbing village has recently gained international notoriety since the Patagonia outdoor apparel company used the iconic Fitz Roy mountain range as its logo.Read More ›
- Tierra del Fuego
- Forming the southernmost extent of South America, Tierra del Fuego is as enticing as it is temperamental – at times gorgeous, archaic, and mystifying. The winds that sweep through these far-flung islands carry a strange reminiscence of a bygone era characterized by mysterious firelights, wrecked ships, and forlorn explorers.Read More ›
- Torres del Paine
- Situated on the extreme southern end of the Chilean Andes, this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve is one of the most majestic national parks in South America. With divinely sculpted peaks, incredible waterfalls, ancient cave paintings, and some of the premiere trekking in Patagonia, Torres del Paine National Park is an absolute haven for adventurers.Read More ›