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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

Heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. Warm.

Heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. Warm.

32 °C

90 °F

Humidity 61%
Wind 16Kph

Mon

Heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. Mild.

24 °C

75 °F

Tue

Showers early. Mostly cloudy. Mild.

23 °C

73 °F

Wed

Partly cloudy. Warm.

28 °C

82 °F

Thu

Showers late. More clouds than sun. Warm.

31 °C

88 °F

Fri

Heavy rain. More clouds than sun. Warm.

32 °C

90 °F

Sat

Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy. Warm.

31 °C

88 °F

Lima, Peru

More sun than clouds. Cool.

More sun than clouds. Cool.

21 °C

70 °F

Humidity 72%
Wind 14Kph

Mon

More sun than clouds. Cool.

22 °C

72 °F

Tue

More sun than clouds. Cool.

21 °C

70 °F

Wed

More sun than clouds. Cool.

20 °C

68 °F

Thu

More sun than clouds. Cool.

21 °C

70 °F

Fri

Morning clouds. Cool.

20 °C

68 °F

Sat

More sun than clouds. Cool.

20 °C

68 °F

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sunny. Mild.

Sunny. Mild.

17 °C

63 °F

Humidity 39%
Wind 11Kph

Mon

High level clouds. Mild.

19 °C

66 °F

Tue

High level clouds. Mild.

21 °C

70 °F

Wed

More sun than clouds. Mild.

22 °C

72 °F

Thu

Morning clouds. Mild.

23 °C

73 °F

Fri

Morning clouds. Mild.

24 °C

75 °F

Sat

Afternoon clouds. Mild.

22 °C

72 °F

Cuzco, Peru

Showery. Mostly cloudy. Cool.

Showery. Mostly cloudy. Cool.

16 °C

61 °F

Humidity 44%
Wind 12Kph

Mon

Numerous showers. Morning clouds. Mild.

17 °C

63 °F

Tue

Rain early. More sun than clouds. Mild.

18 °C

64 °F

Wed

a few showers. Morning clouds. Mild.

17 °C

63 °F

Thu

a few showers. Morning clouds. Cool.

17 °C

63 °F

Fri

Showers late. Decreasing cloudiness. Mild.

18 °C

64 °F

Sat

Drizzle. Morning clouds. Mild.

18 °C

64 °F

Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Showers early. Morning clouds. Mild.

Showers early. Morning clouds. Mild.

24 °C

75 °F

Humidity 50%
Wind 16Kph

Mon

Sunny. Warm.

29 °C

84 °F

Tue

Morning clouds. Warm.

30 °C

86 °F

Wed

Strong thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Warm.

27 °C

81 °F

Thu

Tons of rain. Morning clouds. Mild.

23 °C

73 °F

Fri

Numerous showers. Decreasing cloudiness. Warm.

29 °C

84 °F

Sat

Widely scattered tstorms. More sun than clouds. Mild.

25 °C

77 °F

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