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Cheap Vacations in South America

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South America vacations

Swissôtel Lima
Vista Pacífico Hotel Asia
Miraflores Park, A Belmond Hotel, Lima
Manto Hotel Lima – MGallery (ex. Foresta Lima San Isidro)
Pullman Lima San Isidro
Hotel B
Hotel Vila Santa
Villa Barranco by Ananay Hotels
Aku Hotels
qp Hotels Lima

5-night South America vacations

Swissôtel Lima
Vista Pacífico Hotel Asia
Miraflores Park, A Belmond Hotel, Lima
Manto Hotel Lima – MGallery (ex. Foresta Lima San Isidro)
Pullman Lima San Isidro
Hotel B
Hotel Vila Santa
Villa Barranco by Ananay Hotels
Aku Hotels
qp Hotels Lima
Urbano Apartments Miraflores Pardo
Casa Falleri Boutique Hotel

Top places to visit in South America

South America Vacation Deal FAQ's

Where to find South America package deals?

On CheapTickets, you can find package deals in South America as low as $575!

When is peak season in South America?

July, January, March are very popular times to visit South America.

When is the best time to visit South America?

If you're looking for cheap vacations to South America, August is the best time to visit South America.

When is the worst time time to visit South America?

Prices for South America vacations can peak during March.

When is low season in South America?

We have found September, November, October to be the least-crowded time of the year to visit South America.

Your South America Vacation Guide

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Flight deals to South America

Prices found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Sat, Jan 15 - Sat, Jan 22
EZE
Buenos Aires
COR
Cordoba
$116
Aerolineas Argentinas
Tue, Feb 22 - Mon, Mar 7
EZE
Buenos Aires
SCL
Santiago
$203
LATAM Airlines Group
Sat, Sep 11 - Tue, Sep 14
LGA
New York
LIM
Lima
$217
Spirit Airlines
Tue, Sep 14 - Tue, Sep 21
LGA
New York
BOG
Bogota
$229
Spirit Airlines
Fri, Oct 8 - Sun, Oct 24
EWR
Newark
BOG
Bogota
$230
United
Fri, Oct 22 - Thu, Nov 11
JFK
New York
BOG
Bogota
$230
Delta

Welcome to South America

Your South America vacation

South America vacations can be full of delight and amazement, experiencing other cultures and foods. Traveling by rail, boat, and bus can make South America travel an interesting holiday. Visit the Lost City of Machu Picchu, or explore the Galapagos Islands, wherever you go, South American will provide lasting memories. The Amazon Rainforest, the largest rainforest in the world, is not to be missed. Explore the Amazon River basin by boat, and meet the local people. South America vacations are not complete without visits to Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires. Both cities are colorful and unique, with a passion for life.

Best time to take a vacation to South America

Best Time to Go

The further south you go, the colder it gets. February to April are the best months to visit the Galapagos. Visit Amazonia during June to October, the drier months. South America travel is possible all year, however. If you can bare it a bit colder, Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail are less crowded during April and May. Patagonia and the high Plains of Bolivia are best visited in the Late spring, summer and early fall. Carnaval, which is held in February, is the entire continent's festival.

Popular South America experiences

Amazonia

Explore Amazonia, the Amazon River, and the surrounding rainforest. Meet its people and see the wildlife.

Angel Falls

Try and visit both Angel Falls in Venezuela and Iguazu Falls in Argentina. Both are spectacular sites to behold.

Galapagos Island

600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are filled with a variety of marine species for you to observe.

Lake Titicaca

Located at 12,725 feet, Lake Titicaca, will be an unforgettable experience. Puno, the Peruvian capital of folklore is found on its shore.

Patagonia

Patagonia in Argentina offers many things, from whale watching to glaciers, to skiing and tango, to wineries and cruises.

Rapa Nui

Rapa Nui (Easter Island), a Chilean Island, is famous for its moai statues. Tour the ruins and admire the skill of its island crafters.

Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is an exhilarating city, with amazing beaches and the seductive samba. Visit Christ the Redeemer on Sugar Loaf Mountain.

Tierra del Fuego

Visit the wind swept Tierra del Fuego in the summer.

Machu Picchu

Visit the "Old Mountain" city, Machu Picchu, and marvel at the skill of the Incas. At 7,000 feet, this site is unbelievable.

Insider tips for South America travel

Archo de Teles

Wander around the quaint streets of the Archo do Teles in Rio.

Cabrena and Arevalo

For good and cheap vegetarian dining in Buenos Aires, visit Cabrera and Arevalo and look for the orange door.

Cuban Bar

Try the Cuban bar on Pizza Street in Lima. The beer is reasonably priced and they teach Cuban dance every night.

Montevideo

Visit Montevideo in Uruguay, Gaucho Country. Experience the life of the Gauchos.

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on CheapTickets.com from 2019-04-01 - 2020-03-31 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.