Culture & Tradition


NEW! PANAMA TROPICAL DISCOVERY
Adventure into the Panama Canal, rainforests, volcanoes and beaches. Southwind’s newest itinerary takes travelers through the best-loved highlights of Panama with a tasting menu of its most exciting landscapes and cultures.
Length: 9 Days/8 Nights
Season: November – May
Land Cost: from $4,275
peru travel specialist
NEW! MAYAN HIGHLANDS & TIKAL
Guatemala, a nation of descendants of the ancient Maya, offers a fascinating cultural and natural experience that will take you through colorful traditional markets, stunning nature reserves in the lush forest, lovely Spanish Colonial cities and World Heritage Sites such as the magnificent Tikal.
Length: 8 Days/7 Nights
Season: November – April
Land Cost: from $3,225
WORLD OF THE INCAS
A classic tour of Cusco, the Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu. To better understand the Incas and traditional Quechua culture, walk through engrossing ruins and stroll quiet village streets. On market day, join farmers in colorful attire and meet with master weavers to learn about their craft. Enjoy two nights at Machu Picchu.
Length: 9 Days/8 Nights
Season: April – December
Land Cost: from $4,285
peru travel experts
NEW! FLAVORS & CULINARY TRADITIONS
Taste your way through Peru, one of the 10 most biologically diverse and leading culinary destinations in the world. Enjoy farm to table cooking demonstrations with renowned chefs and see the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu from a foodie and agricultural point of view.
Length: 9 Days/8 Nights
Season: April – December
Land Cost: from $4,925
WORLD OF THE INCAS: ICONIC ITINERARY
An upgraded version of our classic cultural & archaeological tour of Cusco, the Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu. To better understand the Incas and traditional Quechua culture, walk through engrossing ruins and stroll quiet village streets. Enjoy two nights at at Machu Picchu.
Length: 9 Days/8 Nights
Season: April – November
Land Cost: from $5,255
SOUTHERN HIGHLIGHTS TOUR
Explore birds & wildlife at Paracas Reserve, fly over the mysterious Nazca Lines and visit Arequipa’s white-walled colonial plazas. Learn about the Quechua lifestyle on Taquile Island and meet with traditional weavers in Chinchero. Walk among silent Inca walls in Cusco, and marvel at Machu Picchu.
Length: 14 Days/13 Nights
Season: April – November
Land Cost: from $7,025
bolivia tours
NEW! UYUNI HIGHLANDS EXPLORER
Bolivia captures the imagination of adventure travelers. It comprises the most intact indigenous culture on the continent. World-famous Salar de Uyuni – the planet’s biggest salt flat – has become an iconic landscape, with its vast otherworldly whiteness.
Length: 10 Days/9 Nights
Season: May – December
Land Cost: from $4,485
ANDEAN HACIENDAS TOUR
Ecuador’s central valley, a majestic region interspersed with centuries-old colonial farms or “haciendas”, features some of South America’s most beautiful countryside. Still working an array of patchwork fields, these haciendas have opened their doors to visitors wanting to be swept away to another time.
Length: 9 Days/8 Nights
Season: Year-round
Land Cost: from $4,245
NEW! BUENOS AIRES & COASTAL URUGUAY
This tasteful adventure flows smoothly from a slice of cosmopolitan life in Buenos Aires to a relaxed exploration of Uruguay’s historic and modern cities, wineries, countryside ranches and vineyards, plus beach time on the sunny Atlantic coast. Like olives and wine, Buenos Aires and Uruguay pair perfectly together.
Length: 9 Days/8 Nights
Season: November – April
Land Cost: from $4,645
ULTIMATE BRAZIL
This exciting soft-adventure provides an exceptional overview of Brazil. We explore the Amazon rainforest, the pristine northeastern beaches of Praia do Forte, and the roaring Iguaçu Falls. In addition we tour two of the country’s most colorful and historic cities, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador da Bahia.
Length: 13 Days/12 Nights
Season: April-November
Land Cost: from $6,125
HIGHLANDS HERITAGE TOUR
Andean dwellers have developed a culture and belief system which reflects their deep connection to Pachamama, the mother earth, and their respect for the towering peaks. Join us as Andean culture unfolds, beginning with the 2,000-year-old Tiahuanaco ruins and ending at Machu Picchu
Length: 13 Days/12 Nights
Season: April – December
Land Cost: from $5,755