Revealing Latin America’s Vibrancy

A trip to this spectacular and mystifying continent would be incomplete without experiencing some of its ancient history, mind-boggling landscapes, and stunning natural wonders.

Visit the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which stands at 2,430 metres above sea level and is tucked high in the Andes Mountains of Peru. Meet authentic locals like Chef Ignacio Barrios for a memorable Be My Guest experience, as he demonstrates how to prepare some popular Peruvian dishes.

Dance your way to Argentina and experience the beauty of Tango at a traditional milonga in Buenos Aires. Dine with a local family in the bohemian neighbourhood of Palermo Soho and discover the secrets of kneading country bread.

Join us as we take you on an exhilarating journey across South America. When you holiday with Trafalgar, we’ll create the memories that matter to you.

Let us connect you to the real Latin America. Book your 2018 experience early and save 10%*


South America

Head to the border between Argentina and Brazil to admire the awe-inspiring Iguassu Falls. Spend an afternoon at a local samba school in Rio de Janerio and learn how they prepare for Carnival week.  Then ascend to the top of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

Travel to Chile and witness the incomparable diversity of Patagonia, from barren desert and icy glaciers to snow-capped mountains and jagged landscapes of interconnected fjords. 

  • Highlights of Peru
    8 days 1 country 4 cities

    Experience the history and allure of Peru, you'll meet llamas, explore the Plaza de Armas in Cusco and more.

  • South America Revealed
    17 days 3 countries 8 cities

    Immerse yourself in the music, cuisine and culture on offer while exploring the sites of Rio de Janeiro.

  • Wonders of Patagonia
    11 days 3 countries 9 cities

    Travel to the ends of the earth, from the flamboyant capital of Buenos Aires to the land of giants.


Mexico & Central America

Venture to Cuba capital, Old Havana, and admire the brightly coloured vintage American cars and the glamorous dressed elderly women with fat cigars in their clenched teeth. Enjoy an unforgettable trip to Costa Rica and explore a local Tico family’s palm plantation. 

Uncover a wealth of ancient Mexican history and enjoy insider moments like using your hotel’s private entrance to the UNESCO’s World Heritage Site of the Chichén-Itzá. Afterward, join Chef Don Miguel in The White City of Merida for a traditional Mayan dinner.  

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*£1260 saving per couple (£630 per person) based on maximum 10% Early Payment Discount saving on Cultures and Contrasts of South America departing between 01 February - 01 November 2018. Available on selected holidays – see itinerary pages for each trip discount. Can be combined with other brochure discounts where applicable, does not apply to extra nights’ accommodation, optional extensions, airfares, flight supplements and surcharges, taxes and fees, airport transfers and any cruise portion of a holiday. A deposit of £100 is required on booking and the full amount must be paid by 30 November 2017 to qualify. Subject to availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Other conditions apply. 

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