South America

From the jungles of Amazonia to the mountains and plains of Patagonia, the countries of South America are home to incredible flora and fauna and wonderful, welcoming people.

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Amazon Medical Expedition

In partnership with International Medical Relief, your team will live and work on the Amazon River in the heart of the rainforest. Your group will be providing medical relief and education on hypertension, diabetes, smoking, and sexually transmitted diseases in addition to basic hygiene, water storage, sanitation, and mosquito/insect control.

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Ancient Engineering at Machu Picchu, Peru

It’s difficult to overstate the sense of wonder that washes over those who visit Machu Picchu and scale its 3,000 steps. The pyramid draws upwards of a million people every year who to marvel at the engineering skills of the ancient Inca people who built it over 500 years ago. Why was it built? And why did they abandon it less than 100 years later? More importantly, how did they do it?

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Andes Mountains Medical Expedition

Join us in partnership with International Medical Relief for a trip to Lavalle, Argentina in the Mendoza region of the Andes! This beautiful area will feed your senses with magnificent views of the beautiful wineries, olive groves, fruit orchards, and the highest mountain in the Western and Southern hemisphere, Aconcagua.

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Anthropology in Peru & Ecuador

On this trip through Peru and Ecuador, you will visit some of the unknown or off-the-path sites important to the Incan people. And believe it or not, new sites are still being found. A recent discovery in the Ecuador Amazon region may be one of the world’s most treasured finds. A 260-foot-tall and 26-foot-wide structure is believed to be the mausoleum of Atahualpa, the last known Incan emperor before the Spanish conquest. Still unaccessible to visitors, this may be a future destination for anthropological fans.

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Argentina Short Stay

Get a taste of Argentina by experiencing the La Boca neighborhood in Buenos Aires with its exciting street artists and brightly painted zinc shacks. Explore El Tigre and its surrounding islands in the Paraná Delta by river boat on this 3-day getaway. ¡Bienvenido a Argentina!

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Argentina, Tip of the World Tour

Welcome to the very tip of the world! On this adventure, you’ll explore by sea & land. Visit Tierra del Fuego National Park, Lake Fagnoano & Escondido, and the Beagle Channel. With sea & land animals galore, off-road adventures, and environmental wonders, this is a trip to not be missed!

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Argentinian Polo Tour

Argentina has abundant natural beauty like glittering glaciers, stunning rivers, and spectacular wildlife. But it’s also the polo capital of South America, making it an ideal location to study exercise science. You’ll also visit the country’s top attractions, including touring historic Mendoza, relaxing in a natural thermal spa, and touring vineyards while sampling Argentina’s finest wines. Top it off by viewing the tallest mountain in North America and South America for an unbeatable trip!

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Astronomy Tour of Chile’s Atacama Desert

While many visitors to this South American nation think immediately of its southernmost climes and glaciers on the edge of Antarctica, in the north of the country lies the rugged jewel of the Atacama Desert. The area is home to incredible sights like the Moon and Mars Valleys, the Atacama Salt Flats, live volcanoes – and stunningly clear night skies.

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Brazilian Wildlife Tour

Filled with an enormous diversity of plants and wildlife that includes 300 species of mammals and 1,000 species of birds, you will find among those inhabitants the elusive jaguar and the giant river otter. Travel to the Pantanal and take river and land safaris through this isolated region in search of jaguars. Experience even more of the rich biodiversity on horseback, by canoe, and walking the trails. Experience and treasure this UNESCO World Heritage Reserve and Biosphere.

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Buenos Aires Immersion

Ignite all of your senses as you dive deep into the rich & colorful culture of Buenos Aires, Argentina. This 11-day adventure has it all. Explore bustling city life, practice the art of empanada making, get in touch with the natural world & gaze upon some of the world’s tallest peaks, and experience the lifestyle of Argentinian Gauchos. Come along with us!

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Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Get ready for one of the most magical experiences of all times! With world-famous nightlife, stunning golden beaches and thriving urban culture, Rio de Janeiro is a feast for the senses all year round, but it’s during Rio’s Carnival that you’ll see the city truly come alive. The energy of Carnival is something you’ll never forget!

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Charles Darwin Adventure in the Galapagos

Follow in the footsteps of the great naturalist and father of the theory of evolution Charles Darwin as you discover the unique variations of animals living among the rocky, volcanic islands of the Galapagos! You’ll rub shoulders with the giant tortoises and blue-footed boobies, snorkel with sea turtles and baby sharks, and maybe catch a glimpse of a dolphin or humpback whale as you go island-hopping.

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Chile: Off The Beaten Path

Long isolated between the Andes mountains and the Pacific, Chile today is rapidly becoming a top tourist destination. Come along for an unforgettable journey into a few of Chile’s lesser-known regions and discover a world unto itself in its wildly varied ecosystems, while communing with the locals and learning from them directly!

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Desert Trek in Chile

Full of tradition and spirituality, Japan is a must-visit destination for any cultured traveler. However, the country faces issues related to industrial pollution. During your week in Japan, you will get the chance to study fashion and connect with organizations counteracting climate change along the way. This trip’s highlights include shopping for textiles along Fabric Street, Nippori Textile Town, and being photographed by a professional photographer as you wander around Kyoto in a traditional kimono.

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Discover Argentina

Fall in love with Argentina in this week long discovery. Sample some of the most enticing experiences and sites that this country has to offer. Tour bewitching Buenos Aires, visit the magical Iguaza Falls and venture to South America’s frontier of Patagonia! From culture hounds to intrepid hikers, Argentina truly has something for everyone!

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Discover the Moai at Easter Island

Most of us have seen photos of the famous and spectacular Moai carvings on Easter Island. Come along with us to Easter Island, as we get a first-hand look at these important statues while also finding out what else Easter Island has to offer visitors.

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Ecotourism in Chile

Santiago de Chile – a mountainside metropolis, a land where soaring peaks meet rushing rivers, a place where nature runs wild. In a country where nature is on a colossal scale, and its culture is rich and lively, Chile is a must-see for nature-lovers and humanitarians alike.

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Ecotourism in the Galápagos Islands

Your five-day sail will enable you to see a cross-section of the islands, each with its own distinct geographic features, flora and fauna. Your daily excursions will bring a lifetime of memories of adventures amongst these beautiful islands and their resident wildlife. Start and finish your journey in the interesting Pacific coast city of Guayaquil, where you will get a sense of mainland Ecuador’s city life and local cuisine.

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Enchanting Bolivia

International travel to the enchanting country of Bolivia doesn’t make it onto the radar of most travelers. On this epic adventure, you’ll get away from the crowds and learn more about this country that’s nicknamed the “Tibet of the Americas.”

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Engineering & Construction Tour in Colombia

Colombia is a verdant wonderland known for its colonial and contemporary cities, bright and bold avenues, and lively people. On this trip to Colombia, you will volunteer to teach engineering and construction while visiting the country’s top attractions. The trip’s highlights include learning how to brew the perfect cup of coffee, zip-lining through the rainforest, and trail-riding through the Andean mountains. Book your volunteer teaching trip to Colombia today!

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Eva Perón Tour in Argentina

Eva Perón was the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952. In this post, she worked to help the labor movement and started her own charitable foundation. She is an important figure in women’s studies because she ran Argentina’s first notable all-female political party, and because of her work in the country’s women’s suffrage movement. On this tour of Buenos Aires, you’ll visit top attractions like Evita Museum, Casa Rosada and beyond.

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Explore Peru’s Sacred Valley

A country full of diversity in terms of landscapes, environment, culture and culinary delights, Peru is a must-visit for any adventurer. However, beyond the epic adventures, Peru faces problems related to human rights and gender inequality. Travel abroad and get a deeper understanding of these issues by connecting with locals and reputable organizations in the communities you visit. This trips highlights include the spending a night in the Skylodge, exploring Machu Picchu and more.

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Futaleufú River Expedition in Chile

Located in Southern Chile, Fualeufú translates to “big river” in Mapuche. The town is truly a paradise for experience and extreme sports. From its nature to its wildlife, this destination is a must-see for those with a want for adventure and empowerment. This student tour will provide you with the life-changing opportunity to raft and kayak the Fualeufú rapids, horseback-ride through lush forests, and rock-climb up and zip-line across cliffs.

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Futurist Architecture in Brazil

With sweeping curves, wave-like features and wind-blown bends, Oscar Niemeyer’s modernist design aesthetic sets his work apart. It’s easily recognizable by bright white facades, 1960s ambiance and disks, domes and saucer-like components. International student trips let you immerse yourself in a week-long study of Niemeyer’s work and his contributions to global architecture and design.

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Historical Tour of Chile’s Dictatorship

Travel to Chile to take a historical tour of its dictatorship, visit human rights museums and discover the key that unlocks their future. Immerse yourself in Chile’s exciting culture on this 7-day tour and indulge your taste buds in some of South America’s best cuisine.

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Holistic Wellness in Ilha Grande, Brazil

Ilha Grande is home to the remaining Atlantic Forest. Explore the jungle trails, amazing vistas, and crystal clear waters of this biologically diverse island as you study botany. You’ll learn about medicinal plants that have been used for centuries and can only found on the island and witness the delicate balance of flora and fauna here. Top off your journey with underwater exploration of coral and sea shelves on this journey to discover the diversity of life!

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Humanitarian Efforts in Rio de Janeiro

After this humanitarian educational trip to one of Rio de Janeiro’s favelas, your group will leave with a great sense of gratitude, admiration for the resilience of people, and a desire to return. Join us for this humanitarian trip abroad helping one of the most vulnerable groups in Brazil.

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Humanitarian Trip to Santarém

After spending your days immersed in the culture and learning from the people of Santarém while you lend them a hand, this trip abroad is likely to turn into one of many. Join us and help the communities of this beautiful and unique city forge a better and more positive future!

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Iguazu Falls Adventure

The exquisite Iguazu Falls have awed tourists, locals and indigenous inhabitants for centuries. The falls act as a natural boundary between Brazil and Argentina making the forceful river a significant part of the political and geographical structure of South America.

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Journey Through Peru

As the historical hub of the Incan Empire, Peru has a lot to offer in the way of a cultural timeline. Add brilliant Pacific waters, mountain ranges, and steep sand dunes and you have what sets this South American region apart as a truly diverse destination. Enjoy the full spectrum of variety as you experience responsible travel in Peru.

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Journey Through Peru

As the historical hub of the Incan Empire, Peru has a lot to offer in the way of a cultural timeline. Add brilliant Pacific waters, mountain ranges, and steep sand dunes and you have what sets this South American region apart as a truly diverse destination. Enjoy the full spectrum of variety as you experience responsible travel in Peru. During this trip you will visit top destinations such as Huacachina, Paracas National Reserve and more.

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Linger Longer in Brazil

Welcome to Brazil! On this 3-day tour, visit the world-renowned South Zone known for its namesake beaches, surfing, trails and sunset views. Summit Sugarloaf Mountain to catch the iconic panoramic view of Guanabara Bay and the city of Rio. Have the ultimate cultural experience visiting the Historic City Center, art deco, and even a percussion class!

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Machu Picchu & Inca Trail Trek

Traverse this epic trail across an amazingly diverse array of landscapes, mountains, forests, jungles,  OH-MY! With four days of trekking you’ll be able to take in some of the most striking wonders of the Andes. Rest and rejuvenate in the spas of Aguas Calientes before making the vertical hike up to Machu Picchu.

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Machu Picchu & Rainbow Mountain Short Stay

Welcome to Peru! There are no words for how magnificent the wonders of Peru are. Come along with us to explore Rainbow Mountain, Machu Picchu, and the Sacred Valley. Stand in awe of the striking mountains and explore the most renowned Incan architecture in the world on this epic 5-Day adventure!

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Marine Science Excursion in Chile

Boasting a variety of ocean ecosystems, Chile has a lot to offer in terms of marine life. However, water pollution, such as toxic chemicals and plastics from urban areas are putting these ecosystems under pressure. From scuba diving to connecting with marine research facilities, join us for a week of submersion and study marine sciences in South America!

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Medellín: Colombia’s City of Eternal Spring

Embrace this one-of-a-kind trip to Medellín where you will learn about the history of the city that was once considered the murder capital of the world and now attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists per year due to gentrification. Explore the incredibly vast biodiversity of Colombia with trips to Parque Arví, Guatapé, Salento, and one of the many coffee regions of Antioquia where you will get to taste some of the finest coffee in the world.

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Nazca Lines & Ballestas Islands Short Stay

There’s so much more to Peru than the classic Machu Picchu! Come along with us as we journey to the coast of Peru. Along the way, we’ll discover the mysteries of the ancient Nazca Lines, adventure through the desert sand dunes, and visit the picturesque Ballestas Islands!

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Patogonia Adventure

At the end of the world lies Patagonia, a wild and rugged land filled with breathtaking landscapes and eye-catching flora. Come alive as you spend seven days exploring this wild frontier, from areas of pure isolation and vast emptiness to tourist-filled camping towns and waters teeming with wildlife.

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Penguins in Argentina

Welcome to Argentina’s northern Patagonia! In this exciting animal adventure, we’ll be exploring the peninsula by boat to get up close and personal with orca whales and penguins! Puerto Madryn is known for its sandy beaches and many polar animals. Discover Patagonia on this 2-day extension and see firsthand the beautiful scapes of Argentina!

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Peru Rainforest Medical Expedition

This beautiful trip starts and ends in Pucallpa, Peru. In partnership with International Medical Relief, your group will provide care for many of the Shipibo-Conibo people as you work in the small villages along the river.

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Photography in Torres del Paine, Chile

Ecotourism is a great way to integrate yourself and discover new places while you study photography. As you take in the natural beauty of Chile and other destinations around the world, put in the extra effort to uncover the different challenges each location faces and learn how you can make a difference. Join us on this unique photography excursion through Chilean Patagonia and capture frames unlike any you’ve experienced before!

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Public Health Trip to Peru

If you’re looking to make a difference and have experiences that will stay with you for the rest of your life, Peru is one of the top countries to visit for educational student trips. During your time in the Land of the Incas, you will visit Lima and La Merced, and you will work with two different medical organizations helping the local populace. Sign up to do your bit to help today!

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Short Stay in Cusco, Peru

A visit to Cusco tumbles you back into the cosmic realm of ancient Andean culture fused with the colonial splendors of Spanish conquest. Here, you will have the opportunity to dive into Inca history visiting sacred spots nestled in the landscape during this 3-day adventure. ¡Bienvenido a Perú!

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Textile & Cultural Tour in Peru

Peru is as exquisite as its most complex and intricate weavings. From its urban vanguard feel to ancient rites to splendid nature, the country has attracted international tourists for centuries and undoubtedly will continue to do so for centuries to come.

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The Biodiversity of Ecuador

The small country of Ecuador has four distinct regions — the Amazon, the Andes (mountains), the coastal area, and the Galapagos Islands. Each area has its own biodiversity and culture – as you will see will you travel abroad on this trip. While on your journey you will have the opportunity to interact with the local people, taste many different types of food, see unique native wildlife, and learn about the history of the country. We hope you enjoy your travel!

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The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru

The Inca Trail is often rated one of the top five hikes in the world. It’s 26 miles long, and although that may sound short to some experienced hikers, it’s not for the faint of heart! Plus, it’s an absolutely beautiful trek. Take one of our sustainable environmental trips and hike from Cusco to Machu Picchu, Peru, where you’ll get to see the ruins at sunrise.

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Trekking Argentina’s Mt. Aconcagua

Argentina abounds in nature and has an expanse of iconic peaks. Mt. Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the southern hemisphere and is known for its glistening glaciers, rivers and valleys, and spectacular wildlife. The landmark has attracted global attention for decades. This trip’s highlights include the Relinchos Valley, Guanacos and more.

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Trekking Expedition in Chile’s Torres del Paine

Chile is a land where soaring peaks meet rushing rivers, a place where nature runs wild. On this expedition, you will visit Torres del Paine National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and the most visited tourist attraction in Chile. Experience adventure, adrenaline, and a sense of accomplishment as you trek these jagged peaks, witnessing the breathtaking views, the magnificent Grey Glacier, and enjoying the refuge lodge’s hot tubs. Start planning your overseas adventure today!

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Volunteer Teaching in Bolivia

On this trip to Bolivia, you will volunteer to teach children while visiting the country’s top attractions. The trip’s highlights include riding a cable car over the city of La Paz, exploring the country’s cloud forest, and swimming with whale sharks!

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Volunteer Teaching in Colombia

Colombia is a beautiful country with a wide variety of cultures and landscapes. During your week in and around Cartagena, you will see beaches, wildlife (both the animal and human kinds), ancient castle walls, the busy marketplace, and unique restaurants and bars. But, you will leave knowing you have made a difference by volunteer teaching in Colombia this week!

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Volunteer Teaching in Ecuador

Ecuador is a beautiful and diverse country with four distinct regions. And although you are only visiting one of these regions on this trip, you will have the opportunity to interact with local people, try local cuisine, and see some of the amazing landscape of the area.

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Wonders of Patagonia

You can expect any trip to Ushuaia, Argentina to be packed full of outdoor adventure. Ushuaia is located on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, the southernmost tip of South America, nicknamed the “End of the World.” It’s the gateway to Antarctica cruises and tours to nearby Isla Yécapasela, known as “Penguin Island” for its penguin colonies. Pack your penguin suit!

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