Central & South America

Panama Canal Passage and Costa Rica Cruise <p>Explore Costa Rica's natural wonders and cruise the mighty locks and waterways of the 100-year-old Panama Canal.</p>

Panama Canal Passage and Costa Rica Cruise

9 days | Mar 3 - 11, 2016

Legendary Peru <p>Discover the breathtaking wonders of the Andes and Machu Picchu's enigmatic ruins during this tour which features a native ceremony in the beautiful Sacred Valley, lunch in the home of a Cuzco family, and time with the top-hatted Uros people of Lake Titicaca.</p>

Legendary Peru

11 days | Multiple departures in 2015


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

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

Discover Panama: A Family Adventure

Discover Panama: A Family Adventure

9 days | Adult starting at: $4,790
Child starting at: $4,590
Multiple departures in 2015

Legendary Peru

Legendary Peru

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

Machu Picchu & the Galápagos

Machu Picchu & the Galápagos

15 days | Starting at: $8,393
* Price includes airfare
Multiple departures in 2015

Costa Rica's Exotic Orchids

Costa Rica's Exotic Orchids

7 days | Starting at: $3,895
Apr 26 - May 2, 2015

Amazon River Cruise

Amazon River Cruise

9-10 days | Starting at: $4,795
Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Galápagos and Ecuador: A Family Adventure

Galápagos and Ecuador: A Family Adventure

10 days | Adult starting at: $6,390
Child starting at: $6,190
Multiple departures in 2015

Exploring Peru: A Family Adventure

Exploring Peru: A Family Adventure

10 days | Adult starting at: $4,890
Child starting at: $4,690
Multiple departures in 2015

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

Wonders of the Galápagos Islands: A Voyage of Discovery

Wonders of the Galápagos Islands: A Voyage of Discovery

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

Panama Canal Passage and Costa Rica Cruise

Panama Canal Passage and Costa Rica Cruise

9 days | Starting at: $4,995
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

Around the World by Private Jet 2016

Around the World by Private Jet 2016

27 days | Starting at: $76,950
Sep 26 - Oct 22, 2016