Category: Adventure

Glacier in Glacier in Patagonia with misty mountains in the background.

10 Best Hikes in the Andes Mountains

Traveling to South America? Here are the ten best hikes in the Andes Mountains from Cotopaxi, Ecuador, all the way down to Argentinian Patagonia

Two indigenous Quechua women in traditional clothing walking down a path to the harbor of Isla Taquile near Puno.

What to Do in Puno: A Complete Guide

What to do in Puno including how to get there, where to stay, and what to eat. Discover Puno and Lake Titicaca with this all-in-one travel guide.

The town and surrounding countryside of Oxapampa, a German colony in the Peruvian Amazon.

Oxapampa: A German Colony in the Peruvian Amazon

Discover the rich cultural history of Oxapampa with this detailed guide of the towns attractions.

Group of 1 woman and 2 men hiking a green mountain trail toward a snowcapped peak in the Andes.

27 Best Treks in Peru: Hiking in the Andes and Beyond

Check out our list of the top 27 best treks in Peru, with hikes like Ausangate, Rainbow Mountain, Laguna 69, Inca Trail, Kuelap, Huayna Picchu and more.

Spot sea turtles, fish, colorful coral and more when scuba diving in the Galapagos.

Scuba Diving in the Galapagos: Your Complete Guide

Discover more about scuba diving in the Galapagos and scuba diving tours in the Galapagos, including best time to dive, best dive sites, what youโ€™ll see, and how to book your trip.

A tall waterfall surrounded by lush jungle greenery.

Gocta Waterfall: Peruโ€™s Tallest Free-falling Cascade

Visit one of the world’s tallest waterfalls on your trip to Peru! Learn all about the Gocta Waterfall, a breathtaking place where the Amazon Rainforest meets the Andes Mountains.

View of Laguna 69, a clear blue-green lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains and clear blue skies

Laguna 69: The Ultimate Hiking Guide

Laguna 69 is one of the best hikes in Huaraz. Check out our Lake 69 hiking guide for insider tips on what to pack for the Laguna 69 trek, where to stay, and what to expect!

A full moon rises in a purple sky above mountainous rock formations in the Atacama Desert.

Top 14 Deserts In South America: Sand, Salt, and Solitude

South America has impressive mountains, rainforests, and coasts, but it also has incredible deserts across the continent. Learn about 14 of the best deserts in South America below.

Aerial view of Machu Picchu stone ruins surrounded by green mountains and clouds.

Machu Picchu Hikes: Short Trails and Multi-day Treks

Travelers can hike one of four short trails within the Machu Picchu citadel or take a multi-day trek to the site itself. Pick from these Machu Picchu hikes to enhance your visit!