NOVICA Tours in South America

Galapagos Voyager: Central Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Galapagos Voyager: Central Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Climb aboard the stylish Grand Queen Beatriz and experience a superb spread of Ecuador’s famous wildlife-filled islands. As well as visiting the must-see icons of the archipelago – such as Isla San ... more

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Days:
14
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Ecuador

Treasures of Galapagos: Western & Central Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Treasures of Galapagos: Western & Central Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Embark on an immersive 13-day Adventure Cruise through the Galapagos Islands and experience the natural world in all its glory. Encounter diverse wildlife, from lumbering giant tortoises and ... more

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Days:
13
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Ecuador

Galapagos Encounter: Central Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Galapagos Encounter: Central Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Encounter the Galapagos on a sailing voyage that takes in the very best of the central islands. Rub shoulders with the local wildlife as sea lions, iguanas, giant tortoises and exotic birds of all ... more

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Days:
6
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Ecuador

Galapagos Encounter: Southern Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Galapagos Encounter: Southern Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Encounter the Galapagos on a sailing voyage that takes in the very best of the southern islands. Rub shoulders with the local wildlife as sea lions, iguanas, giant tortoises and exotic birds of all ... more

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Days:
6
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Ecuador

Grand Galapagos (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Grand Galapagos (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Climb aboard for a 17-day Adventure Cruise of the unforgettable Galapagos Islands. Sail from Santa Cruz to the islands of Isabella, Floreana, Espanola, North Seymour and more, taking in diverse ... more

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Days:
17
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Ecuador

Galapagos Explorer: Southern Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Galapagos Explorer: Southern Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Cruise the Galapagos and discover its unique native wildlife on a 7-day sailing adventure around the southern end of the archipelago. Meet giant tortoises that inhabit Isla San Cristobal, watch ... more

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Days:
7
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Ecuador

Galapagos Explorer: Central Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Galapagos Explorer: Central Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Explore the Galapagos and its native wildlife on a sailing trip around the central islands of the archipelago. Meet the green turtles that inhabit Isla Santa Cruz, watch blue-footed boobies dance the ... more

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Days:
7
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Ecuador

Classic Galapagos: Central Southern Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Classic Galapagos: Central Southern Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Set sail on a 10-day expedition around the central and southern islands of the Galapagos, observing the unique wildlife of these remote Pacific islands. Be charmed by the native bird species, be ... more

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Days:
10
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Ecuador

Classic Galapagos: South Eastern Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Classic Galapagos: South Eastern Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Travel to a place where the creatures and the landscapes exemplify the beauty and the diversity of life on our planet. This 10-day trip will have you hiking through prickly pear cactus forest on the ... more

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Days:
10
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Ecuador

Classic Galapagos: Central Eastern Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Classic Galapagos: Central Eastern Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Experience the serenity of the Galapagos as you drift across the Pacific Ocean on this 10-day sail of the central eastern islands. The natural beauty and unique wildlife of these Ecuadorian isles are ... more

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Days:
10
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Ecuador

Patagonia: Trekking in the Andes

Patagonia: Trekking in the Andes

Join Intrepid on a new off-the-beaten-track expedition the through the great landscapes of Patagonia. This challenging but rewarding journey explores the real Patagonian wilderness, revealing the ... more

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Days:
9
Start:
Bariloche
Finish:
Puerto Varas
Ages:
16 - 99
Country:

Argentina + 1 more

Chile & Argentina Real Food Adventure

Chile & Argentina Real Food Adventure

From the spicy centre of Santiago to the colourful Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires via breathtaking Patagonia, let your tastebuds be taken on a whirlwind adventure of a variety of South American ... more

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Days:
11
Start:
Santiago
Finish:
Buenos Aires
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Argentina + 1 more

Cycle Colombia: Road Cycling

Cycle Colombia: Road Cycling

Welcome to road cycling – the Intrepid way. Take a front seat along the backroads of Colombia and challenge yourself to the undulating and stunning scenery of this so often misunderstood country. ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Bogota
Finish:
Salento
Ages:
14 - 99
Country:

Colombia

Six Days to Machu Picchu

Six Days to Machu Picchu

If you've only got time for the Inca Trail, or if Machu Picchu is on your bucket list but you want to do your own thing for the rest of your time in the region, then this is the ideal trip. Arrive in ... more

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Days:
6
Start:
Cusco
Finish:
Cusco
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Peru

South America Highlights

South America Highlights

There’s times when it’s appropriate to dip a toe in, and there’s times when it’s best to simply dive in headfirst. That’s exactly what you’re going to be doing on this trip from Lima to Rio, albeit ... more

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Days:
44
Start:
Lima
Finish:
Rio de Janeiro
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Argentina + 4 more

Discover Northern Brazil

Discover Northern Brazil

Take the road less travelled and traverse the ever-changing landscape of Northern Brazil – from the undulating sand dunes of Jericoacoara to the ecological paradise of the Parnaiba Delta. Ride buggies ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Fortaleza
Finish:
Sao Luis
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Brazil

One Week in Brazil

One Week in Brazil

Experience the best of Brazil on this epic adventure full of nature, nightlife and non-stop action. Get the party started in the urban jungle of Rio, salsa through to the pristine rainforests of ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Rio de Janeiro
Finish:
Rio de Janeiro
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Brazil

Northern Brazil: Hiking & Beaches

Northern Brazil: Hiking & Beaches

Experience the heart and soul of Brazilian culture and its remote interior wilderness as you embark on an eight-day adventure that breathes vibrant history and natural beauty. Feel the pulse of ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Salvador
Finish:
Salvador
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Brazil

Ultimate Peru

Ultimate Peru

Uncover the many personalities of Peru on this immersive 15-day adventure combining the newfound icons of the north with the classic must-sees down south. From the captivating streets of Lima, venture ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Lima
Finish:
Lima
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Peru

Ecuador Highlights

Ecuador Highlights

Amazing wildlife, both on land and underwater, is the drawcard of the remote Galapagos Islands. Tour the Galapagos' outstanding natural beauty and interesting history by foot, boat and bike on this ... more

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Days:
17
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
12 - 99
Country:

Ecuador

Patagonia Explored

Patagonia Explored

Just the sound of it fills the stomach with butterflies: Patagonia. Sharp granite peaks impale the horizon and glaciers feed into the most perfect blue lakes imaginable. Visit the seemingly endless ... more

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Days:
14
Start:
Santiago
Finish:
Buenos Aires
Ages:
1 - 99
Country:

Argentina + 1 more

Southern Ecuador Highlights

Southern Ecuador Highlights

Beyond the Galapagos Islands and beaches that most travellers associate with Ecuador is a land of breathtaking mountain ranges and colourful communities that live in their foothills. Run your hands ... more

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Days:
9
Start:
Guayaquil
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
16 - 99
Country:

Ecuador

Classic Peru - For Solo Travellers

Classic Peru - For Solo Travellers

Visit South America and travel to Peru on an adventure from mountains to jungle, and seasides to great plains. Visit Peru's incredible natural and historical highlights on this awesome adventure. ... more

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Days:
9
Start:
Lima
Finish:
Lima
Ages:
18 - 99
Country:

Peru

Epic South America

Epic South America

This trip covers all the highlights and many surprises of South America – from trekking the Inca Trail to Macchu Pichu to partying it up in fiesty Rio de Janeiro. Chase waterfalls at Iguaza Falls and ... more

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Days:
40
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Rio de Janeiro
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Argentina + 5 more

Epic Peru to Brazil

Epic Peru to Brazil

Do South America right. Really jump in there and cover all of the highlights, as well as a few surprises, on this epic journey across Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil. Dive deep into the Amazon ... more

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Days:
32
Start:
Lima
Finish:
Rio de Janeiro
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Argentina + 4 more

Epic Ecuador, Peru & Argentina

Epic Ecuador, Peru & Argentina

Spend time in the heart of the Amazon jungle, trek the iconic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, then tick two incredible items off your bucket list. And that's just the first half of this epic adventure ... more

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Days:
34
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Buenos Aires
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Argentina + 4 more

Epic Peru, Bolivia & Argentina

Epic Peru, Bolivia & Argentina

This 26-day adventure cover's all of South America's most iconic sights. Go wildlife-spotting in the heart of the Amazon jungle, walk in the footsteps of the Inca (or alternatively, take a leisurely ... more

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Days:
26
Start:
Lima
Finish:
Buenos Aires
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Argentina + 3 more

Epic Bolivia to Brazil

Epic Bolivia to Brazil

This trip is designed for those with a truly adventurous spirit! Snap trick photos at Bolivia's dream-like Uyuni Salt Flats, chase waterfalls at Iguaza Falls and stroll the streets of Buenos Aires. By ... more

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Days:
18
Start:
La Paz
Finish:
Rio de Janeiro
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Argentina + 3 more

Essential Galapagos

Essential Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands have a bit of a reputation – think the wildest wildlife, colourful underwater worlds and some of the most remote beaches and rock forms on earth. Spend nine days discovering this ... more

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Days:
9
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Quito
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Ecuador

One Week in the Galapagos Islands

One Week in the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands have a bit of a reputation – think the wildest wildlife, colourful underwater worlds and some of the most remote beaches and rock forms on earth. Spend nine days discovering this ... more

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Days:
7
Start:
Galapagos Islands
Finish:
Isla Santa Cruz
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Ecuador

Essential Quito to Lima

Essential Quito to Lima

Hit the heart of Ecuador on this grand old tour that takes you south from Quito to the Peruvian capital. Starting high up in the Andes, here are a few things you’ll see – rainbow-hued markets, edible ... more

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Days:
9
Start:
Quito
Finish:
Lima
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Ecuador + 1 more

Epic Ecuador, Peru & Bolivia

Epic Ecuador, Peru & Bolivia

Traipsing through jungles? Check. Turning into a prune in hot springs and waterfalls? Check check. Balancing on floating islands made out of reeds? Hiking ancient mountain trails to long-lost cities? ... more

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Days:
23
Start:
Quito
Finish:
La Paz
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Bolivia + 2 more

Real Peru to Bolivia

Real Peru to Bolivia

With a whole lot of jungle, Pisco Sour's, and some hot and heavy hiking on the Inca Trail, this trip is 15 days of exploring, drinking, eating and sweating (nobody said the trail would be easy). Go ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Lima
Finish:
La Paz
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Bolivia + 1 more

Essential Peru

Essential Peru

If you've only got time for the Inca Trail, or if Machu Picchu is on your bucket list, then this is your trip. With a local tour guide and enough porters to poke a (walking) stick at, you'll love ... more

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Days:
11
Start:
Lima
Finish:
Lima
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Peru

One Week in Peru

One Week in Peru

This is the bout you’ve been waiting for: You vs the Inca Trail. Limber up in Lima, then fly to Cusco for acclimatization. Spend four days hard slogging it up South America’s most celebrated trek and ... more

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Days:
8
Start:
Lima
Finish:
Cusco
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Peru

Real Colombia

Real Colombia

No doubt about it, Colombia is one of the world’s friendliest countries. Never been there before? Let us paint the picture for you. Beaches, mountains, coffee plantations, grand old Spanish buildings ... more

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Days:
12
Start:
Bogota
Finish:
Cartagena
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Colombia

Real Bolivia & Argentina

Real Bolivia & Argentina

Get off the tourist trail on this extraordinary adventure through Bolivia and Argentina's wild interior. Explore La Paz and travel across the sprawling, other-worldly landscapes of the Salar de Uyuni ... more

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Days:
12
Start:
La Paz
Finish:
Buenos Aires
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Argentina + 2 more

Real Peru

Real Peru

Get the good times rolling in Lima before taking to the Amazon for some jungle action. Animals to avoid: poison dart frogs, piranhas, anacondas, jaguars, vipers, caimans, tarantulas. We could go on ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Lima
Finish:
Lima
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Peru

One Week in Argentina and Brazil

One Week in Argentina and Brazil

This trip is a rollercoaster: short but action packed. Try the world’s best steak in Buenos Aires, marvel at Iguazu falls from two angles and finish off in party-town Rio. ... more

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Days:
7
Start:
Buenos Aires
Finish:
Rio de Janeiro
Ages:
18 - 29
Country:

Argentina + 1 more

Trek Patagonia

Trek Patagonia

Visit South America and travel to Patagonia - a fascinating region in the far south of Chile and Argentina, rich in natural beauty, dramatic vistas and cosmopolitan cities oozing with passion and ... more

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Days:
10
Start:
Santiago
Finish:
Buenos Aires
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Argentina + 1 more

Patagonia Wilderness

Patagonia Wilderness

Travel from the heaving streets of Buenos Aires to the remote wilderness of Argentina and Chile on this 15-day trekking tour. Hike to the clear waters of Laguna de Los Tres and see a glacial lake ... more

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Days:
15
Start:
Buenos Aires
Finish:
Buenos Aires
Ages:
15 - 99
Country:

Argentina + 1 more

Choquequirao Trek to Machu Picchu

Choquequirao Trek to Machu Picchu

Escape the crowds and delve into the wilds of the Peruvian Andes on this challenging, but deeply rewarding trek to Choquequirao. Believed to be up to three times larger than Machu Picchu (the exact ... more

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Days:
13
Start:
Cusco
Finish:
Cusco
Ages:
Over 17
Country:

Peru

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