Journey Latin America is the UK’s Nº1 specialist in travel to Central and South America and has been creating award-winning holidays to every corner of the region for over 30 years. All our staff have lived, worked or travelled extensively throughout the area and have an unrivalled knowledge, and passion for sharing it. Browse over 140 ready-made private holidays and escorted small group journeys and book online. Or, if you prefer, our specialist consultants can tailor-make an itinerary according to your exact requirements, making recommendations based on personal experience. Whether it’s a luxury honeymoon on the beaches of Brazil, an activefamily adventure in the jungles of Costa Rica, or a journey through time to the beautifully preserved Inca ruins of Peru, our experts can help guide you through your holiday planning process.
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Here the accent is on the vast wilderness territories of the Brazilian Pantanal wetlands and Amazonia. Also included are the immense Iguazú Falls, which straddle the two countries, and the captivat...
Stay in gorgeous countryside properties and eco-lodges to explore volcanic landscapes, bird-filled cloudforest before lazing at a top Pacific beach resort.
Visit two contrasting Central American countries. Costa Rica is a treasure trove for the nature-lover with many divine national parks, while Panama is a cultural melting-pot where you'll discover t...
A luxurious break in a trio of the continent's most sumptuous properties, also offering activities and excursions. Iconic Alvear Palace in Buenos Aires, elegant Estancia La Bamba in the Argentin...
Visit Guatemala and Belize's top destinations while staying at three unique properties inspired by their owner Francis Ford Coppola.
Visit Andean Colombia's preserved colonial cities Cartagena and Bogotá but go deeper, to discover the pre-Columbian San Agustín, the coffee country and quirky Caribbean Island Providencia, ending...
Three contrasting countries. Combine the volcanoes and cloud forests of Costa Rica; colonial Antigua, Lake Atitlán and Tikal's jungle-clad Mayan ruins in Guatemala and Belize's tropical forest and...
Explore Peru's highlights with a wind-down at a top Brazil beach resort. Visit the Andean Inca capital Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas and jungle-clad Machu Picchu. Fly over to Rio de Jane...
Visit the highlights of southern Peru, including Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca. Over the border to the high altitude Bolivian capital, La Paz, one of the most colourful on the continent with livel...
On this fast-moving holiday you get a taste of Guatemala's volcanoes, remote highlands, pristine lakes, pre-Hispanic ruined temples and a vibrant traditional culture.
An action-packed family trip visiting well-organised national parks. Explore on foot, by kayak or zip-line, with hissing volcanoes and steaming jungle, while Pacific beaches are enlivened by mo...
Mexico, with its huge landscapes and good modern network of paved roads, is ideal for independent exploration by self-drive hire-car, especially round the highland colonial-cities and on the Pacifi...
Explore cosmopolitan Bogotá, colonial masterpiece Villas de Leyva, the peaceful Andean scenery of the coffee region, resurgent city Medellin and historic Cartagena on the Caribbean coast.
Three Andean countries in one. Visit Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca in Peru. Travel on to Bolivia's exotic capital La Paz with dozens of markets. Continue south for an adventure on the Uyuni salt...
Spend time at an enchanting wildlife lodge in Costa Rica before moving on to Panama, full of delightful surprises and unspoilt landscapes. After these explorations, laze on a sunlit beach on Panama...
A self-drive holiday from Salta through wild canyons, Spanish colonial towns and vineyards in Andean northwest, with Buenos Aires, Iguazú Falls and an estancia stay.
A relaxed, deluxe holiday with elegant hotels, discovering Peru's top sights Lima, Cusco and Machu Picchu in comfort; plus colonial Quito and a first class Galápagos cruise on Ocean Spray.
Visit this resurgent eco-tourism destination on a luxury holiday staying in sumptuous surroundings. Experience Mayan ruins, abundant wildlife, river-canoeing expeditions, hikes in bird-filled fore...
Spot alligators, giant storks, toucans, and, according to season, penguins and whales on this wildlife holiday. The Iberá wetlands and steppes of Patagonia are open for viewing while exotic bird...
From the vibrant port Guayaquil, fly to the Galápagos for a cruise on a small, good value, popular and informal vessel.
Explore colonial Cuba and relax on white sand Caribbean beaches with direct connections between Cuba and the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico.
Travel to recently-opened up traditional areas of Andean Peru close to the highlights Machu Picchu and Cusco. Guided lodge-based trips to remote rural communities and little trodden mountain landsc...
A comprehensive holiday for history lovers. Mesoamerica has a huge number of archaeological sites and monuments. From Mexico City move on to colonial and indigenous Oaxaca and the Yucatán Mayan ju...
A sea-kayaking holiday in sheltered Gulf of Cortés, Baja California, circumnavigating Espíritu Santo Island. Closely guided, it's a camping-based group trip for beginners and experienced paddlers ...
Relish the flexibility and decide how quickly you travel in a self-drive hire car, visiting less-visited but historically significant east of the country, including Castro's hideout in the Sierra...
A comprehensive exploration of Patagonia in Argentina and Chile. Stay in comfortable hotels and set out on a huge medley of excursions, some more active than others; the choice is yours. Begins an...
We've chosen the most sensual experiences in the dreamiest places: Rio de Janeiro, the Iguazú Falls, the African heart of the country in Salvador da Bahía and the most heavenly beach, Praia da Pipa.
A truly extraordinary and adventurous guided expedition to explore virtually uninhabited and exquisite high altitude Andean Atacama desert in Argentina.
Explore the raw desert scenery of Baja Peninsula, its palm-sheltered oases, small colonial mission towns and secret white-sand beaches with the freedom guaranteed by a self-drive hire car.
Take to the road in Colombia on this supported self-drive holiday, driving through the gorgeous landscapes of the coffee cultivation country.
The emphasis is on guided activities which take you deeper than most into the varied landscapes and cultures of the Andes, staying at adventure-focused explora lodges and in the salt flats of Bolivia.
This holiday offers excellent value while introducing you to the country's rich history and varied landscapes. Explore Mexico City, the Mayan temples of the Yucatán including Chichén Itzá and rela...
Low-altitude trekking through Patagonia's glaciated landscapes in T orres del Paine National Park (Chile) and the Fitz Roy massif in Los Glaciares National Park (Argentina) to discover the pinnacl...
A cruise of discovery on Silversea's luxury expedition ship Silver Cloud. Cultural, landscape and wildlife riches are all on display on the palm-fringed Caribbean shores.
This romantic honeymoon is for couples looking for a variety of exotic South American experiences: top Latin cities (Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro); beaches (the barefoot island of Ilha Grande) and ...
An adventurous self-drive holiday with three separate hire car trips to Chilean and Argentine Patagonia's volcanoes, turquoise lakes, glaciers and skeletal peaks. Pre-booked accommodation.
Cross a high pass over the Chilean Andes from the Atacama desert to the golden russet canyon country and indigenous villages around Salta in northwest Argentina. Fly to the Iguazú Falls, before hea...
This action-packed family holiday has something to satisfy each one of you. There's absolutely no time to get bored, with a mix of Spanish colonial, indigenous indian and British Caribbean cultur...
An innovative holiday to southern Colombia including the mysterious pre-Columbian statues of San Agustin, the colonial masterpiece city Popáyan and the remote communities of Amazonia.
The unspoilt archipelago Fernando de Noronha, off the northeast coast or Brazil offers walks, snorkelling and diving. On the mainland the tableland country of Chapada Diamantina is criss-crossed wi...
Top quality comprehensive holiday with the highlights of Ecuador and a cruise around the Galápagos Islands. Includes Quito, Otavalo market and the Avenue of Volcanoes; a spectacular train ride and ...
This highlights tour to Guatemala and Belize can't be beaten for variety. Combine arty Antigua, Lake Atitlán and the jungle-clad Mayan ruins of Tikal with the tropical forest and coral island A...
Explore Chile's wild landscapes from this magnificent country's top-of-the-range properties with a choice of exciting outdoor activities.
A mix of urban elegance and magnificent natural landscapes: includes first class accommodation in Brazil and Argentina's top two cities, Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires; Iguazú Falls, and a top-o...
This cruise on Silversea's luxury expedition ship Silver Explorer is an exploration of Chile's picturesque lake district south of Santiago and the remote, glaciated wilderness of the Patagonian Pac...
Drive your own hire car along scenic roads with well located pre-booked hotels in separate adventures in the volcano-studded lake district and among the glaciers of Torres del Paine in southern P...
This self-drive holiday takes you to the Argentine lake district and the wilderness landscape of snow-tipped mountains and glaciers in the far south. Explore at your own pace in a hire-car with al...
This comprehensive journey combines a cruise to Antarctica with the wildlife and culturally rich Falkland Islands and South Georgia.
For lovers of history and bygone cultures. Includes the Chimú civilisation's adobe city Chan Chan, Kuelap, hilltop fortress of the Chachapoya people, and the tomb of the Lord of Sipán. Fascinatin...
Peru's highlights and two of Brazil's top destinations, staying in first class accommodation. Visit the Andean Inca capital Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas and jungle-clad Machu Picchu. Fl...
This trekking holiday combines two popular trails, the Salkantay, an Inca path fringed by huge snow-capped peaks in Peru which ends close to Machu Picchu, and the Bolivian Choro, from the chilly m...
The narrow Sea of Cortez separates Baja California from mainland Mexico and is dotted with desert islands. Your adventurous cruise seeks out the wildlife of this mesmeric wilderness.
Explore Chile's volcanic and glaciated wilderness landscapes on foot, by bike, or on the water. Chile hosts some of the most dramatic scenery in the world and has a good infrastructure for outdoor ...
Discover the wild scenery of Chile's Patagonia from rural top-of-the-range lodges offering a palette of tailor-made outdoor excursions.
This luxury expedition cruise on Silversea's exclusive Silver Cloud visits the highlights of South America's Pacific seaboard and its hinterland in Peru and Chile with cookery workshops and delicio...
Head to the far north of Brazil to discover historic Olinda, the remote sand dunes and lagoons in Lencois Maranhenses National Park and the historic port of São Luis.
The best Antarctic classic overview holiday at a competitive price. Travel on a stable, high-quality purpose-built cruise ship among bergs and glaciers.
This economical holiday includes Peru's top sights and features visits to charitable projects and local communities. An excellent budget choice if you're interested in local community life.
This comprehensive tour incorporates Mexico's most fascinating historical places and archaeological sites, including indigenous Oaxaca and Chiapas; the Mayan jungle sites at Palenque and in the Yu...
This wide-ranging holiday visits the highlights of Chile, Argentina and Brazil. From the vineyards in Santiago to the mountains of Torres del Paine National Park continue to Patagonia's Perito More...
A good value expedition cruise on a small and friendly vessel exploring the wildlife-rich wilderness coast of Panama and Costa Rica.
The Yucatán Peninsula shelters a plethora of Mayan temples while colonial Spain left a heritage of baroque towns and wealthy estates. Explore at leisure in your self-drive car, staying at conver...
Argentina's Big Four: Buenos Aires, the glaciers of the far south in Patagonia, the lake district around Bariloche and Iguazú Falls on the Brazilian border.
This ambitious holiday from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean visits three of the continent's grandest cities: Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Santiago along with Iguazú Falls and a couple of the...