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Exclusive South America Travel Deals

Last updated on 26th June 2020 – This article may contain affiliate links where I receive a small commission for purchases made at no extra cost to you.

At Worldly Adventurer, we’re committed to helping our readers explore beyond-the-beaten trail in South and Central America. Not only do we provide comprehensive, expert-authored content, but we like to promote tour operators across the continent who are both doing good things and offering a fantastic service to their clients.

This page is dedicated to showcasing the latest South America group tours and travel deals. All have been negotiated with trusted partners to ensure Worldly Adventurer readers get access to the best and most affordable South America guided and group tours. Be sure to mention your discount code when booking!

Best South America tours and travel deals

Deals on Chile and Patagonia tours and trips

Torres del Paine National Park at dawn, an experience featured on a ChileNativo O Circuit or W trek in Patagonia

Travelling to Patagonia? We’ve teamed up with Chile Nativo, a tour operator based in Puerto Natales, to offer readers a 5% discount towards any of their standard tours, which cover everything from a self-guided W treks or fast-track W treks (for those without much time) to lesser-known multi-day treks in Torres del Paine National Park and even the the Dientes de Navarino trek in Puerto Williams. Find their full list of tours here.

Travel dates: Ongoing

Discount code: None; just mention Worldly Adventurer when you make your enquiry!

Reservations: Make an enquiry here.

Updated Terms and Conditions for 2020/2021 in light of Covid-19:

Chile Nativo are in the process of confirming programs for October 2020 through April 2021 and, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, are offering more flexible terms and conditions, with no penalties for cancellations until 45 days prior the arrival.

Read their updated Terms and Conditions or contact them directly for further information.

Travolution.Travel a responsible tour company in Chile

There are plenty of companies running tours across Chile, but none of them have such unique offerings as Travolution.

This trail-blazing responsible tour company operates tours grounded in community-based tourism. This means that not only do you get a one-of-a-kind travel experience alongside local, often indigenous people, but 35% of all income to Travolution goes directly to these communities.

They cover most of Chile, with fascinating immersive experiences such as joining a llama caravan with the Likan Antay people in San Pedro de Atacama, staying with gauchos before visiting Torres del Paine National Park and explore the colourful city of Valparaiso through the eyes of its residents. They also plan tailor-made trips.

Travel Dates: Ongoing

Discount Code: None, just mention Worldly Adventurer when you book!

Reservations: Browse tours and make an enquiry here

Glaciar Queulat, a destination in Patagonia that can be visited as part of a tour with EcoChile Travel

Organising a trip to Chile or Patagonia and want to find a local company that can do the legwork for you? Local partners EcoChile are a tour operator based out of Santiago who can plan and book tailored trips across Chile and Patagonia and also run a handful of day and multi-day tours. They’re offering a tasty 5% discount for Worldly Adventurer readers. See a full list of their bespoke trips (all of which qualify for the 5% discount!) and their tours (only some of which are available with the 5% discount).

Travel Dates: Ongoing

Discount Code: None; you just need to book through a special link for Worldly Adventurer readers.

Reservations: Make an enquiry here.

Runners on the trail to Laguna de los Tres and Monte Fitzroy in El Chalten, Argentina Patagonia on a trail-running retreat with Runcation

Passionate about trail running? Join others who share your zeal and experience a truly unique trail running retreat through the wilderness of Argentine Patagonia, exploring destinations such as the incredible Perito Moreno Glacier and Parque Nacional Los Glaciares near El Chaltén. Trailblazing company Runcation are offering a 5% discount to Worldly Adventurer readers!

Travel dates: Various scheduled departures February and March 2021.

Discount code: WORLDLYADVENTURER

Reservations: Book your spot on a tour here.

Updated Terms and Conditions for 2020/2021 in light of Covid-19:

Runcation are offering more flexible terms and conditions for trips booked through the end of June, with extended cancellation and transfer policies in place.

They are also selling gift cards, which can be put towards any of their trips, gear or training plans.

Read their updated terms and conditions or buy a gift card.

Best deals on tours in Guyana

A guianan cock-of-the-rock in the Guaynese rainforest

Fancy uncovering South America’s biggest secret? While you might not have heard of it, Guyana is a South American country with a HUGE amount to offer intrepid travellers, from pristine rainforest to giant wildlife and breathtaking natural landmarks.

I travelled to Guyana in late 2019 with Wilderness Explorers, a local company that has spent 25 years developing sustainable tourism in Guyana and organizing once-in-a-lifetime trips for intrepid travelers. They’re now offering Worldly Adventurer readers a 5% discount on all of their hand-crafted Guyana itineraries – just mention Worldly Adventurer when you enquire!

Travel dates: Ongoing

Discount code: None; just mention Worldly Adventurer when you enquire!

Reservations: Find out more and book here or email [email protected]

Updated Terms and Conditions for 2020/2021 in light of Covid-19:

Wilderness Explorers are offering zero deposit and no cancellation fees up to one month before travel through to end of 2020. This is a chance to book and hold space on one of their tours and decide one month out of you want to travel. 

Wilderness Explorers are also selling travel vouchers that can be cashed in against any custom-made itinerary or tour for yourself or as a gift for someone else. On each travel voucher, you’ll get 10% extra value on the amount you spend for free. So if you buy a $900 USD voucher, you’ll get $990 USD; if you spend $1000 USD, you’ll get $1100 USD. .

Contact them directly for further information and be sure to mention Worldly Adventurer to get this deal!

Best deals on women-only travel groups

Textiles from Guatemala as seen on a cultural, women's only group tour of Guatemala with Purposeful Nomad

For adventurous female travellers, get a 10% discount on this women-only tour of Guatemala led by the fantastic Purposeful Nomad team (read all about their story, values and female-only tours). You’ll tour small communities, learning about a rich cultural history of weaving and textiles, as well as taking cooking classes and visiting the famed kite festival in Santo Domingo Xenacoj.

Travel dates: October 26th through November 2nd inclusive.

Discount code: worldly

Reservations: Book your space on the tour here.

Updated Terms and Conditions for 2020/2021 in light of Covid-19:

Purposeful Nomad are also selling gift certificates, which can be redeemed against any of their tours.

Buy a gift certificate for a loved one in your life here and mention WORLDLY at purchase to receive your 10% discount.

Join a like-minded group of women on one of Explorer Chick’s adventure trips in Peru and Ecuador. Hiking through the mountains of the Huaraz Region, trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu or snorkelling in the crystalline waters off the Galapagos Islands are all on the cards, while Explorer Chick’s goal is that you head back home feeling like you’ve changed as a person somewhere along the way.

Travel dates: Various departures throughout the year; consult dates here.

Discount code: None

Reservations: Check out Explorer Chick’s tours and book here.

Updated Terms and Conditions for 2020/2021 in light of Covid-19:

Explorer Chick have flexible cancellation policies for trips until June 1, whereby a travel voucher equal to the amount paid is made available for future use and is good through December 31, 2025.

Read their updated terms and conditions.

Best deals on trips and tours in Colombia

Responsible travel experts, Impulse Travel Colombia are offering Worldly Adventurer readers a 5% discount on all their day trips and multi-day tours, including the Ciudad Perdida (Lost City) trek, tours of the coffee region, plus their incredible social-impact HEART experiences. I personally went on their Rafting for Peace tour to find out how ex-FARC militants are using rafting to bring peace to the Colombian jungle.

Travel dates: Ongoing

Discount code: WORLDLY5

Reservations: Check out IMPULSE Travel Colombia’s tours and make reservations here.

Updated Terms and Conditions for 2020/2021 in light of Covid-19:

IMPULSE Travel Colombia are selling travel vouchers with a 15% discount that can be cashed in against any of their tours or trips. So, if you buy a $100 USD voucher, you’ll pay only $85 USD.

Buy a travel voucher here and use the code Voucher15 at checkout for the discount.