andBeyond’s hot South American destinations in 2017
andBeyond expands in South America
andBeyond has expanded its operations in South America and now offers tours in Peru, Ecuador, Chile and Argentina. The company now offers high-end tours in 15 countries in Africa, five in Asia and four in South America.
With South America a hot destination at the moment, andBeyond has these suggestions to add to your travel agenda.
Peru Family Adventure
With multi-generational travel growing at an astounding rate on the continent, andBeyond has focused on a range of family-friendly offerings. Tours such as the seven-day Peru Family Adventure include opportunities for families travelling with children to meet local villagers, interact with unusual animals such as llamas and alpacas and indulge in a variety of optional outdoor adventures, from biking to horse riding and river rafting.
Chile’s wild side
andBeyond’s The Wild Side of Chile tour sets out in search of pumas in Torres del Paine National Park, situated in the south of the country. The eight-day tour heads deep into the park, offering the opportunity to spot exceptional wildlife, including condors, southern deer, guanacos, foxes, rheas and ñandues, as well as the elusive puma. Expert guides include a veterinarian and biologist and take guests far off the beaten track, even including a visit to the wild horses of Bagulaes.
Patagonia has a new attraction with the incredible Huilo Huilo Biological opening its first cable car ride in the Lake region. The experience will form part of the magical ways of exploring the rain forest and mountains of this magnificent area.
Best of Argentina
Argentina is renowned for its wonderful cuisine, delicious wines and breath-taking landscape. andBeyond’s 13-day Best of Argentina tour combines all that the country has become renowned for – its wonderful cuisine, delicious wines and breath-taking landscape. One of the experiences is something really special, at Iguazu Falls. The Iguazu is composed of 275 separate cascades, which make it the largest broken waterfall in the world. Made up of a chain of waterfalls that are fed by the Iguazu River, this magnificent sight is situated on the border between Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil.
Flavours of Peru
With Lima and Cusco topping lists of South America’s favourite restaurants, andBeyond includeding hot, new restaurants in their itineraries, such as The Flavours of Peru. Chef Virgilio Martinez, who runs Central, Lima’s top restaurant, is scheduled to open an additional eatery in Cusco, while his wife and Head Chef, Pia León will be opening her own establishment, set to focus on seafood and coastal produce.
Built up from a humble’s butcher’s shop, Osso Carniceria y Salumeria in Lima is famous for its decadent, meaty dishes. Following on to its success, Chef Garibaldi is not only planning a second branch in upmarket San Isidro but is collaborating with fellow chef Ciro Watanabe to open Japanese-inspired Dondo, which will serve grilled wagyu beef dishes. andBeyond’s Flavours of Peru itinerary offers the opportunity to visit the top restaurants of Lima and Cusco, as well as to experience more regional menus and flavours.