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SOUTH AMERICA TOURS AND HOLIDAYS

South America is perhaps the most diverse continent on the planet. This is not surprising for a continent which stretches from the Equator in the North, almost to Antarctica in the South, with it's western shores on the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Such is the variety of South America's vast interior that you'll find the world's largest tropical rainforest, and the driest place on Earth on the same continent.

With the mighty Andes Mountain Range as the backdrop, this huge continent offers great natural beauty, magnificent landscapes and people who preserve their identity with colourful festivals, exotic food, music and dance, and the simple way of life in rural communities contrasts with the dynamic rhythm of modern sophisticated cities. There is so much on offer here that one page on our website cannot do it justice.

Millington Travel, along with our partners, have a wealth of personal experience and have years of experience of planning trips for our clients to discover this fascinating destination. Whether you travel as part of an organised tour or whether you travel independently, concentrating on one region or taking in as much of the continent as you can in one trip. Why not join them and contact us for the trip of a lifetime!

Our Top Ten things to see & do

  1. Machu Picchu. The most spectacular archaeological site on the planet. An ancient citadel which remained undiscovered for over 450 years. 
  2. Iguassu Falls. Straddling the border between Argentina and Brazil, this series of falls is truly a sight to behold.
  3. Copacabana Beach. The most famous beach in the world?
  4. Rio Carnival. Visit Rio de Janeiro in February and join in the largest party on the planet.
  5. Peruvian Amazon. Experience the Amazon basin from your lodge as you sleep among the rainforest on the banks of the Madre de Dios River. 
  6. Lake Titicaca & The Uros people. The worlds highest lake is home to the Uros people who live on hundreds of 'floating' islands made of thatched reeds.
  7. Uyuni Salt Flats. Just an incredible sight. 4,086 square miles of Salt flats, make it the worlds largest.
  8. Galapagos Cruise. Darwin wrote his thoery of evolution after visiting, such was the impact if these remote islands off Ecuador's coast, home to many unique species who have no fear of man. 
  9. Arequipa & The Colca Canyon. 'The White City' has natural scenery, and a blend of native and colonial architecture reflecting it's history. Now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  10. Torres del Paine National Park. A stunning and largely undiscovered region of Chilean Patagonia.

 

When to go?

A continent which has such a huge distance from north to south has a very diverse climate so we recommend contacting us for information on the best time to visit.

Food & Drink

Dining is a real pleasure in South America, including traditional Argentinian meat dishes cooked on open log fires, the tropical fruit or fish dishes of the Amazon region and lamb and venison of southern Patagonia. potatoes and corn are popular accompaniments. In the cities sophisticated restaurants serve international cuisine washed down by fine Argentine and Chilean wines.

 

We believe South America offers the holidaymaker one of the most exciting journeys imaginable. If you agree, then give Millington Travel a call and let us inspire you with our expert advice and insider knowledge of this vast and varied destination.

 

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Numerous showers. Mostly cloudy. Mild.

Numerous showers. Mostly cloudy. Mild.

24 °C

75 °F

Humidity 75%
Wind 12Kph

Fri

Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy. Mild.

24 °C

75 °F

Sat

More clouds than sun. Warm.

27 °C

81 °F

Sun

Showery. Mostly cloudy. Warm.

27 °C

81 °F

Mon

Passing showers. Morning clouds. Mild.

24 °C

75 °F

Tue

Mostly sunny. Cool.

22 °C

72 °F

Wed

Sunny. Mild.

24 °C

75 °F

Lima, Peru

Sunny. Cool.

Sunny. Cool.

21 °C

70 °F

Humidity 70%
Wind 13Kph

Fri

Sunny. Mild.

22 °C

72 °F

Sat

Sunny. Cool.

21 °C

70 °F

Sun

Sunny. Cool.

21 °C

70 °F

Mon

More sun than clouds. Cool.

22 °C

72 °F

Tue

More sun than clouds. Cool.

20 °C

68 °F

Wed

More sun than clouds. Cool.

20 °C

68 °F

Buenos Aires, Argentina

High level clouds. Mild.

High level clouds. Mild.

20 °C

68 °F

Humidity 49%
Wind 18Kph

Fri

Morning clouds. Mild.

21 °C

70 °F

Sat

Numerous showers. Clearing skies. Cool.

16 °C

61 °F

Sun

Mostly sunny. Cool.

14 °C

57 °F

Mon

Sunny. Cool.

14 °C

57 °F

Tue

Sunny. Mild.

17 °C

63 °F

Wed

More sun than clouds. Mild.

20 °C

68 °F

Cuzco, Peru

Decreasing cloudiness. Mild.

Decreasing cloudiness. Mild.

17 °C

63 °F

Humidity 33%
Wind 10Kph

Fri

Light rain. Decreasing cloudiness. Mild.

18 °C

64 °F

Sat

Morning clouds. Mild.

21 °C

70 °F

Sun

Scattered showers. Afternoon clouds. Mild.

18 °C

64 °F

Mon

Light rain. Morning clouds. Mild.

19 °C

66 °F

Tue

Morning clouds. Mild.

18 °C

64 °F

Wed

Decreasing cloudiness. Mild.

18 °C

64 °F

Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Morning clouds. Warm.

Morning clouds. Warm.

27 °C

81 °F

Humidity 55%
Wind 11Kph

Fri

Mostly sunny. Warm.

27 °C

81 °F

Sat

Showery. Mostly cloudy. Mild.

26 °C

79 °F

Sun

Rain early. Morning clouds. Cool.

19 °C

66 °F

Mon

Sunny. Cool.

20 °C

68 °F

Tue

Mostly sunny. Mild.

24 °C

75 °F

Wed

Mostly sunny. Warm.

28 °C

82 °F

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