Central & South America

Machu Picchu & the Galápagos <p>Visit the mystifying ruins at Machu Picchu then travel to the fascinating Galápagos Islands to observe abundant wildlife, including giant tortoises, Blue-footed Boobies, and sea lions.</p>

Machu Picchu & the Galápagos

15 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures <p>Discover exotic flora and fauna as you traverse treetop bridges, float along the Tempisque River, trek to a volcano, and take guided walks at Monteverde's biological reserve.</p>

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures

12 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Amazon River Cruise <p>Experience one of the greatest voyages in natural history as you navigate more than 500 miles of the Amazon and its tributaries.</p>

Amazon River Cruise

9-10 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016


Discover exotic wildlife, dramatic landscapes, and fascinating cultural traditions up-close on a journey to Central or South America. Travel on a small group tour with a Smithsonian Journeys Expert, or create a private tailor-made itinerary, and witness the cloud-piercing mountains of Torres del Paine, explore the natural wonders of the Galápagos, take a VIP-access tour of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute on a cruise through the Panama Canal or zip line through the jungle in Costa Rica.

Central & South America

Amazon River Cruise

Amazon River Cruise

9-10 days | Starting at: $4,695
Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Legendary Peru

Legendary Peru

11 days | Starting at: $4,749
* Price includes airfare
Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Machu Picchu & the Galápagos

Machu Picchu & the Galápagos

15 days | Starting at: $7,993
* Price includes airfare
Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Around the World by Private Jet 2015

Around the World by Private Jet 2015

24 days | Starting at: $72,950
Oct 23 - Nov 15, 2015

Patagonian Explorer: Argentina and Chile by Land and Sea

Patagonian Explorer: Argentina and Chile by Land and Sea

18 days | Starting at: $7,569
* Price includes airfare
Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures

12 days | Starting at: $3,681
* Price includes airfare
Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Journey to Costa Rica: A Family Adventure

Journey to Costa Rica: A Family Adventure

9 days | Adult starting at: $3,790
Child starting at: $3,590
Multiple departures in 2015

Galápagos and Ecuador: A Family Adventure

Galápagos and Ecuador: A Family Adventure

10 days | Adult starting at: $6,490
Child starting at: $6,490
Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Discover Panama: A Family Adventure

Discover Panama: A Family Adventure

9 days | Adult starting at: $5,290
Child starting at: $5,090
Dec 26, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016

Exploring Peru: A Family Adventure

Exploring Peru: A Family Adventure

7-10 days | Adult starting at: $4,090
Child starting at: $4,090
Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Impressions of Ecuador: A Stay in Quito and Cuenca

Impressions of Ecuador: A Stay in Quito and Cuenca

11 days | Starting at: $3,850
Feb 3 - 13, 2016
Feb 10 - 20, 2016

Wonders of the Galápagos Islands Voyage

Wonders of the Galápagos Islands Voyage

10 days | Starting at: $4,795
Feb 14 - 23, 2016

South American Journey: Chile, Argentina, and Brazil

South American Journey: Chile, Argentina, and Brazil

18 days | Starting at: $7,747
* Price includes airfare
Feb 18 - Mar 6, 2016
Mar 10 - 27, 2016

Panama Canal and Costa Rica Cruise

Panama Canal and Costa Rica Cruise

9 days | Starting at: $5,995
Mar 3 - 11, 2016

Islands Around the World by Private Jet

Islands Around the World by Private Jet

24 days | Starting at: $79,950
Jun 7 - 30, 2016

Exploring Costa Rica: A Family Adventure

Exploring Costa Rica: A Family Adventure

8 days | Starting at: $2,995
Multiple departures in 2016

Around the World by Private Jet 2016

Around the World by Private Jet 2016

24 days | Starting at: $76,950
Sep 29 - Oct 22, 2016

Tailor-Made Travel to Peru

Tailor-Made Travel to Peru

13 days | Starting at: $3,260
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Around the World by Private Jet 2017

Around the World by Private Jet 2017

24 days | Starting at: $79,950
Sep 24 - Oct 17, 2017