Travel into the history; discover the Inca Trail. Connect with your history lessons that conjured up the romance of the ancient Inca civilization when you were in school. Would you not love traveling to South America in an adventure holiday?
South America offers contrasting experiences to an adventure traveler; from trekking in rain forests of the Amazon with its civilization untouched to more sophisticated cities of Buenos Aires or Santiago or Rio de Janeiro. Then, there are the Andes that have still preserved the ancient civilization monuments. South America will truly be an experience that will be long remembered.
Travelling to South America is like rediscovering the continent. You can do it in short holiday trips (10-15 days) or plan well in advance for a long trip (60 days or more) that would take you across the continent. Countries in South American continent provide ample opportunities for adventure travel that would include natural and cultural encounters.
For the restless younger persons, there is hiking along the terrains of the Patagonia Mountains or conquer the Inca trail all the way to legendary Machu Pichhu, the lost city of the once mighty Incas. Planned well, you could enjoy local hospitality by staying with families at Lake Titicaca, an opportunity very few would like to miss.
If you prefer less hectic holiday travel, then you could start with the streets of Rio (do not forget to take samba dancing lessons) and go to Lake Titicaca. Alternatively, you can plan to explore the continent’s diverse wilderness, e.g. the Pantanal, the Salar de Uyuni, Iguassu Falls, etc. If it is a family adventure trip then do not forget the world of Charles Darwin in the Galapagos Islands where the past meets the present.
Planning your tour to South America can be easily done online. Look for sites that advertise adventure travels to South America. For your trip to be thrilling, go through the details of the holiday travel carefully. Look for features that will give you special thrills, like camping instead of hotel stay, opportunities to be with the locals, etc.
You can keep costs on the lower side by choosing local transportation and authentic accommodations. Identify a plan that suits you best. Look for special facilities that you may need, like a day or two to yourself for shopping or provision for children care, etc.
Make sure that your organizers give you all the information about the places you are going to visit; do your own research to get most out of your adventure travel to South America.
Once you have booked online with right organizers, you will not have to worry about nutty-gritty of the proposed vacation tour. All you have to do is keep your travel baggage ready and take off on the scheduled day.
Look for special incentives that some of the sites may offer; alternatively there are sites that make your trip more pleasurable by donating a part of your tour cost to charity.