Travel to Latin America

Central and South America hold countless natural and cultural wonders for the adventure traveler.

Central and South America hold countless natural and cultural wonders for the adventure traveler: trek through steamy jungles and breathtaking mountain scenery, paddle and snorkel along coastal reefs, explore colorful markets and great archaeological sites.

Argentina Trips

Fitz Roy & Torres del Paine Hiking

Fitz Roy & Torres del Paine Hiking

  • Days: 13
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 4
  • Activity: Hiking

Our exciting adventure is designed for hikers and nature enthusiasts wanting to experience the full range and majesty of the Patagonian Andes. Here, dramatic granite peaks tower over the surrounding plains creating some of the most impressive mountain vistas in South America. Spend the nights in comfortable hotels.

Fitz Roy & Torres del Paine Hiking with Camping

Fitz Roy & Torres del Paine Hiking with Camping

  • Days: 13
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 4
  • Activity: Hiking

The towering peaks of the Andes make Patagonia the perfect destination for hiking. Our trip takes us to iconic Mount Fitz Roy and deep into Torres del Paine National Park, where the famous "W" route reveals its most noteworthy sites. This trip follows the same itinerary as our Fitz Roy & Paine Hiking trip, but with 4 nights of camping.

Wine Roads of the Andes Cycling

Wine Roads of the Andes Cycling

  • Days: 10
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Cycling, Walking

We bike the most scenic wine-producing regions of Argentina and Chile, with tastings at world-famous wineries along the way. Tango and explore in Buenos Aires, blend your own variety of grapes in Uco Valley, see Aconcagua's impressive South Face, and cycle rural roads past vineyards in Colchagua Valley.

Belize Trips

Belize Holiday

Belize Holiday

  • Days: 8
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Sea Kayaking, Sailing, Snorkeling, Caving

During the holiday season this year, enjoy all of the splendors Belize has to offer. From the jungles to the atolls in the beautiful turquoise blue waters of Belize, you'll find yourself soaking up the glorious natural wonders and rich cultural history of this laid-back country.

Belize Glover's Reef & Mayan Caves Multisport

Belize Glover's Reef & Mayan Caves Multisport

  • Days: 8
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Sea Kayaking, Snorkeling, Hiking, Mayan Cave Exploring

Thirty-six miles offshore of the Belize mainland lie a group of tropical islands cradled within a turquoise lagoon and surrounded by a living coral reef. Glover's Reef Atoll is considered to be one of the richest tropical marine environments in the entire Caribbean. We'll combine this with an opportunity to experience the diversity of the rainforest and the rich Mayan culture of Belize.

Belize Lighthouse Reef Kayaking

Belize Lighthouse Reef Kayaking

  • Days: 9
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Kayaking, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing, Diving (optional)

A one-of-a-kind underwater marine trail, superb snorkeling from our beach, unique island forests and some of the best dive locations in the world all contribute to making this the most exciting new basecamp trip in Belize.

Belize Paradise Islands Kayaking

Belize Paradise Islands Kayaking

  • Days: 7
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Kayaking, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing

The Barrier Reef, which runs the full length of the Belizean coastline, is considered one of the richest marine ecosystems on earth. We travel in the less-developed southern regions of Belize's Barrier Reef which remains a near-pristine marine ecosystem and is unparalleled in the Caribbean. It is in this region that we find the best sea kayaking and snorkeling.

Belize Ultimate Multisport

Belize Ultimate Multisport

  • Days: 11
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Kayaking, Snorkeling, River Paddling, Hiking, Caving, Wildlife Viewing

An extraordinary journey through Belize packed with adventure and excitement! You'll sea kayak, snorkel, dive, windsurf, explore Mayan ruins and ceremonial caves and descend an incomparable tropical river through canyons and lush rainforest.

Brazil Trips

Heart of the Amazon Voyage

Heart of the Amazon Voyage

  • Days: 8
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Cruising, Walking, Wildlife Viewing

Board an expedition river boat and venture far up the Rio Negro, the least-inhabited river in the Amazon Basin. Join naturalist guides for an exploration of pristine rainforest areas rarely visited by outsiders.

Chile Trips

Fitz Roy & Torres del Paine Hiking

Fitz Roy & Torres del Paine Hiking

  • Days: 13
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 4
  • Activity: Hiking

Our exciting adventure is designed for hikers and nature enthusiasts wanting to experience the full range and majesty of the Patagonian Andes. Here, dramatic granite peaks tower over the surrounding plains creating some of the most impressive mountain vistas in South America. Spend the nights in comfortable hotels.

Fitz Roy & Torres del Paine Hiking with Camping

Fitz Roy & Torres del Paine Hiking with Camping

  • Days: 13
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 4
  • Activity: Hiking

The towering peaks of the Andes make Patagonia the perfect destination for hiking. Our trip takes us to iconic Mount Fitz Roy and deep into Torres del Paine National Park, where the famous "W" route reveals its most noteworthy sites. This trip follows the same itinerary as our Fitz Roy & Paine Hiking trip, but with 4 nights of camping.

Patagonia EcoCamp Trek

Patagonia EcoCamp Trek

  • Days: 5
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 4
  • Activity: Hiking

This short version of the famous "W" circuit of Las Torres will take you on trails reaching amazing glaciers, lakes, forests and the mighty Paine Towers, providing a constant delight for your trekking-hungry soul.

Torres del Paine Volunteer Vacation

Torres del Paine Volunteer Vacation

  • Days: 13
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Trail Maintenance, Habitat Restoration, Hiking

The crown jewel of Chile's national parks and an International Biosphere Reserve, Patagonia's Torres del Paine is considered one of the world's greatest wildernesses. Now you can help protect the park by joining REI Adventures and Conservation Volunteers International Program as we work alongside park rangers on critical conservation projects including trail maintenance and habitat restoration.

Wine Roads of the Andes Cycling

Wine Roads of the Andes Cycling

  • Days: 10
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Cycling, Walking

We bike the most scenic wine-producing regions of Argentina and Chile, with tastings at world-famous wineries along the way. Tango and explore in Buenos Aires, blend your own variety of grapes in Uco Valley, see Aconcagua's impressive South Face, and cycle rural roads past vineyards in Colchagua Valley.

Costa Rica Trips

Costa Rica Family Adventure

Costa Rica Family Adventure

  • Days: 8
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Hiking, Paddling, Canyoning, Zip-lining
  • Minimum Age: 8

A tropical paradise specially crafted for families — paddle an outrigger canoe, zip across the rainforest canopy, rappel down waterfalls, swim in volcanic hot springs.

Costa Rica Jungle & Sea Adventure and Arenal Volcano Extension

Costa Rica Jungle & Sea Adventure and Arenal Volcano Extension

  • Days: 8-10
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking, Kayaking, Rafting, Zip-lining, Snorkeling

A variety of ecosystems from jungle to sea, supports incredible biodiversity that we'll enjoy while hiking, kayaking and snorkeling along the Pacific and Caribbean coasts. Experience the unique thrill of a zip-line canopy tour and for even more adventure, explore legendary Arenal Volcano with an optional extension.

Costa Rica Ultimate Adventure and Manuel Antonio & Beaches Extension

Costa Rica Ultimate Adventure and Manuel Antonio & Beaches Extension

  • Days: 8-10
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking, Canyoning, Zip-lining, Rafting, Biking, Kayaking, Snorkeling

On our Ultimate adventure, experience renowned Arenal Volcano, the whitewater rapids of Rio Pacuare, canyoning deep in the tropical rainforest and zip-lining high above the jungle canopy. Extend your stay with an excursion to Manuel Antonio National Park.

Ecuador/Galapagos Trips

Amazon Basin & Galapagos Islands Family Adventure

Amazon Basin & Galapagos Islands Family Adventure

  • Days: 10
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking, Rafting, Snorkeling, Sea Kayaking, Biking
  • Minimum Age: 8

This adventure is chock-full of family fun, from rafting and hiking in the jungles of the Upper Amazon to watching the famed wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. Enjoy kayaking and swimming in turquoise waters, hiking near active volcanoes, biking through tortoise highlands and more.

Galapagos Islands Cruise – Northern & Western

Galapagos Islands Cruise – Northern & Western

  • Days: 8
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Cruising, Walking, Swimming

Come visit the unique and exotic wildlife of Ecuador's Galapagos. Experience the same sense of wonder as Darwin as we visit the northern and far western stretches of islands, including Genovesa, Fernandina, and Isabela islands.

Galapagos Islands Cruise – Southern & Central

Galapagos Islands Cruise – Southern & Central

  • Days: 8
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Cruising, Walking, Swimming

The stupendous eco-paradise of the Galapagos Islands offers exotic animal species including giant tortoise, penguin, flamingo, and marine iguana, all enjoying full protection on this volcanic island chain off Ecuador's coast. Visit Espanola, Floreana, and more!

Galapagos Islands & Otavalo Highlands Multisport

Galapagos Islands & Otavalo Highlands Multisport

  • Days: 12
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking, Kayaking, Biking, Snorkeling

Explore Ecuador! Beginning in the highlands, we hike, visit the colorful market of Otavalo and overnight at a historic hacienda and a hot springs resort. In the Galapagos, we kayak and snorkel in a world-class marine reserve, hike near active volcanoes, and search out the Santa Cruz tortoise—the largest in the islands.

Machu Picchu & Galapagos Islands Multisport

Machu Picchu & Galapagos Islands Multisport

  • Days: 14
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking, Rafting, Sea Kayaking, Biking, Snorkeling

From the Machu Picchu citadel high in the Peruvian Andes to the clear waters and wildlife-rich Galapagos Islands off the Ecuadorian coast, our multisport adventure transports you to two of South America's most unforgettable adventure travel destinations in one epic trip.

Peru Trips

Cordillera Blanca Trek – Peruvian Andes Extension

Cordillera Blanca Trek – Peruvian Andes Extension

  • Days: 6
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 4
  • Activity: Hiking, Trekking

New Trip! The Andes is home to some of the most magnificent alpine hiking on Earth, and our Cordillera Blanca Trek offers only the best. On our 6-day, fully-supported trek we'll take in snow-capped summits, turquoise lakes, and breathtaking hiking trails. It's a perfect extension for fit hikers to our Inca Trail and Machu Picchu Lodge treks.

Lake Titicaca – Southern Peru Extension

Lake Titicaca – Southern Peru Extension

  • Days: 4
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Hiking, Canoeing, Touring

New Trip! A trip to Peru isn't complete without a stop at Lake Titicaca. Join us on this extension that combines spectacular Andean panoramas with culturally-rich visits to indigenous people who have inhabited these shores for centuries. We visit the floating reed islands of the Uros, explore ancient ruins, and enjoy two nights at an eco-lodge on tranquil Suasi Island—a welcome escape from the bustle of nearby Puno.

Lima, Paracas, & Nazca Lines Extension

Lima, Paracas & Nazca Lines Extension

  • Days: 4
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 1
  • Activity: Walking, Touring

New Trip! While many travelers see Lima as merely a stepping stone to Peru's greatest sites, the city is experiencing a modern-day renaissance. Our 4-day extension visits the best of Lima with tours through colorful neighborhoods paired with delicious Peruvian cuisine. We continue south to the pristine beaches and islands of Paracas National Reserve and take a scenic flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines—giant drawings in the desert left by a civilization lost in time.

Lost Ruins of Northern Peru Extension

Lost Ruins of Northern Peru Extension

  • Days: 4
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Walking, Touring

New Trip! Although Machu Picchu is not to be missed, Peru is home to a wealth of other ruins left by ancient civilizations. Northern Peru has become known for archeological treasures rivaling those found anywhere in the world. Our 4-day extension gives us the unique opportunity to visit ruin sites, lost cities, ancient tombs, and royal mummies left behind by civilizations that flourished long before the Inca Empire stretched across the land.

Machu Picchu & Galapagos Islands Multisport

Machu Picchu & Galapagos Islands Multisport

  • Days: 14
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking, Rafting, Sea Kayaking, Biking, Snorkeling

From the Machu Picchu citadel high in the Peruvian Andes to the clear waters and wildlife-rich Galapagos Islands off the Ecuadorian coast, our multisport adventure transports you to two of South America's most unforgettable adventure travel destinations in one epic trip.

Machu Picchu: 10-day Lodge Trek

Machu Picchu: 10-day Lodge Trek

  • Days: 10
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 4
  • Activity: Trekking

This extended version of our lodge-based trek includes: Meet and greet in Cusco, guided tour of Cusco, vigorous hiking along a less-traveled trekking route, spectacular up-close mountain views, comfortable lodge stays, and an extra day at Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu Explorer – 6 days

Machu Picchu Explorer – 6 days

  • Days: 6
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking

Our active exploration of Machu Picchu and environs provides a memorable escape to the Peruvian Andes. Here, dramatic landscapes and archeological wonders bring out the bold adventurer in all of us. Our 6-day itinerary offers the better part of 2 days and 1 night at Machu Picchu, perfect for those on a tight schedule or looking to combine with other Peruvian adventures.

Machu Picchu Explorer – 7 days

Machu Picchu Explorer – 7 days

  • Days: 7
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking

The stunning ruins of Machu Picchu draw travelers the world over to see the famed Lost City of the Incas. Our 7-day Machu Picchu itinerary provides ample time to explore this archaeological wonder with 3 days and 2 nights of guided tours and independent exploration.

Machu Picchu Family Adventure

Machu Picchu Family Adventure

  • Days: 7
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Hiking, Rafting

For many kids (and adults as well), the name "Lost City of the Incas" conjures up images from postcards or history books of mysterious ruins floating in a sea of mist and surrounded by towering peaks. Our exciting itinerary offers an opportunity to turn this ephemeral imagery into a lifelong memory of discovery and adventure for the entire family.

Machu Picchu: The Inca Trail Trek

Machu Picchu: The Inca Trail Trek

  • Days: 9
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 4
  • Activity: Trekking

As modern-day adventurers, we follow the ancient trail and lush Peruvian paths to Machu Picchu, one of the world's great archaeological sites.

Machu Picchu Volunteer Vacation

Machu Picchu Volunteer Vacation

  • Days: 10
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Trail Maintenance, Archeological Restoration, Hiking

Towering 1500' above the raging Urubamba River in Peru's Andean highlands, the royal retreat and sacred center of Machu Picchu — now considered one of the Seven New Wonders of the World — is spectacular by any measure. Now you can help protect this amazing site by joining REI Adventures and Conservation Volunteers International Program as we work alongside park rangers on critical conservation projects including trail maintenance and archeological restoration.

Peruvian Amazon

Peruvian Amazon

  • Days: 2-7
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Hiking, Wildlife Viewing

Peru's Amazon Basin grants the adventurous traveler access to the magnificent lowland rainforests of South America and some of the most exceptional wildlife viewing opportunities on the planet.

U.S. Virgin Islands Trips

Virgin Islands Volunteer Vacation

Virgin Islands Volunteer Vacation

  • Days: 12
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Trail Maintenance, Restoration, Hiking

New trip! Give back to one of the premier Caribbean destinations for US travelers, the Virgin Islands. Virgin Islands National Park is home to astounding beauty, but volunteers are needed to keep this park in pristine condition. Volunteers focus on trail maintenance and restoration with two days of down time to enjoy the tropical sand and surf.

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