186 Adventure Travel Abroad Programs in South America

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For our super adventurous students who want to sharpen their backpacking skills, get ready for one of our most independent student programs! Create, plan, and embark on your own journey through the Andes, into Machu Picchu, and into all the unknown treasures Peru has to offer.

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Maximo Nivel work-study-travel programs in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru. We have been a leading educational travel and study abroad provider since 2003. - Volunteer Abroad - International Internships - TEFL Certification & Paid Teaching work - Native Spanish Program - and more... VOLUNTEER ABROAD and get involved! Volunteer projects include Working with Kids, Construction, ...

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Study in an award-winning language school in Buenos Aires! We have received the ST Star Awards, a peer-voted award in the study travel industry, and we have been nominated for 6 years in a row as a Star Spanish Language School. We offer a broad selection of quality, accredited courses and lessons, giving you a unique experience. A combination of Spanish courses and fun cultural activities en...

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Enjoy a Spanish language course in Sucre, the capital of Bolivia and one of the country's largest cities. Sucre is located in a beautiful mountainous region in south-central Bolivia,and it is one of the most pleasant places to learn Spanish in South America as there is a cool and temperate climate all year round! There are a lot of historic monuments and even more small shops and restaurants...

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Experience South America with A Broader View Volunteers Corp. Participants can go on an adventure tour in and around Costa Rica, Ecuador, or Peru, while building proficiency in Spanish and tasting local dishes, such as Cuy, Llapingachos, and Arroz con Pollo.

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For 62 years, Putney Student Travel has offered high school and middle school students the opportunity and insight to shape their world through travel, unique cultural engagement, friendship, and fun. Our summer programs include community service, language immersion, adventure travel, pre-college enrichment, and global awareness. We believe that an essential component of every young person’s ed...

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The volunteer projects and travel programs of Volunteers for Peace offers American participants the chance to explore South American culture and society. They provide an action packed itinerary to VFP participants for a 4 week stay in South America. Volunteers should anticipate a rewarding travel learning experience. The program is available in Argentina, Peru, and others.

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Experience Argentina by volunteering abroad with GoEco. Volunteers can take part in a variety of activities such as volunteering at a center for HIV positive children, working at a sustainable garden, and teaching English to adults. GoEco accepts volunteers 18 years and older of any nationality with basic Spanish skills.

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Connecting Worlds specializes in organizing gap year opportunities in Argentina. A gap year is perfect for recently graduated students from high school or college who want to experience a different culture. Students who sign up to one of the programs has the opportunity to experience a true cultural exchange, stay with local people and gain practical experience during their stay in Argentina. P...

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Work with monkeys in the jungles of South America and experience South American culture up close. Brush up on your Spanish and hike the beautiful Amazon Rainforest in your downtime. Go rafting, climbing, or boating on the rivers of the Amazon as part of this Adventure Travel Program with Globalteer.

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Known for its aboriginal cultures, carefully-maintained colonial cities, and untouched beauty, South America offers a perfect environment for experiential learning. The South American Experiment in International Living teaches high school students about the staples of South American culture.

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Venture through South America with Travellers Worldwide's volunteer programs. Participants can take part in dancing lessons and language programs while working on a variety of volunteer projects. Program placements are available in Brazil, Ecuador, and Peru.

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Experience the natural and cultural richness of Ecuador and the Galapagos with your arrival in Quito, the first city to be declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Straddle the Northern and Southern hemispheres at the same time, marvel at the beauty of the highest active volcano in the world at 19,350', and be one of the privileged travelers to visit the Galapagos Islands where we explore the ...

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Head to Patagonia, learn Spanish, live like a local and volunteer in a local Chilean school. This Chile project is one of Oyster's longest running programs and we are proud to have sent many volunteers to this beautiful and friendly part of the world. This project is based in Coyhaique, known as the 'gateway to Patagonia'. Surrounded by awe-inspiring mountains and stunning scenery, this ...

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SamConnects has new opportunities to work during the Chilean summer - winter up north - connecting with the South American country's fabulous nature. These are typically low-cost placements that provide housing on-site and require only modest contributions to shared food costs. Volunteer to support park rangers at a nature reserve, helping to clear trails, receive hikers, learn about the lo...

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Peru, ancient seat of the Inca – once the greatest civilization in South America, is a land of towering peaks and steamy jungles, of modern urban centers and hidden villages. The radical juxtapositions in landscape and culture of this majestic country are reflected in the striking socio-economic disparities that pervade society. Students dig into critical development issues by living with famil...

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Join an international travel adventure program located in one of the countries of South America, Bolivia and Ecuador. CrossContinental provides valuable learning and cultural experience to participants from all over the world. Participants should be prepared for fun and exciting activities including Cultural Exploration, Language Immersion, and Community Service. Experience new culture and make...

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Soak up the Latin American culture and learn the Spanish language. Our Spanish Immersion Gap Year is specifically designed for a full language experience, all while making a real impact. Each country promises to astound you with it's ecological diversity, off-the-beaten-path destinations, rugged coastlines, bustling markets, and delicious food! For two decades, CCS volunteers have traveled a...

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Do you think your made of what it takes to survive! What if one you get lost in the jungle. WIll you know what to do next? Join our extreme Amazon survival trip and learn all there is to know about jungle survival by our ex military special forces team. Learn how to start a fire with, get water, make shelter, fish and hint. To top we add some exciting trips like swimming with river dolphins!...

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Andeo International Homestays offers gap programs in the Gleaming City of the Americas, Sucre. Named for its many white, colonial buildings topped with shiny, red-tiled roofs, Sucre is a small and easy to explore on foot. This city in Bolivia hosts many museums, a lively central plaza, shops, restaurants, and barter markets. The city has a youthful energetic feel despite its old-fashioned look ...

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Academia Uruguay and Academia Buenos Aires are two partner schools under the same management as Academia Bariloche and offer you the possibility to continue your courses in Buenos Aires and on the other side of the Rio de la Plata. The course levels and materials are the same and so is the cost. Simply switch from one to the other every Monday.

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Hike the Inca Trail or tour lake Titicaca on an adventure with Peru's Challenge. Wherever your adventurous spirit takes you let Peru's Challenge guide you on the adventure of a lifetime.

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Bright Light Volunteers offers volunteering opportunities in a variety of fields in Lima, Peru. Participants will have the opportunity to join several different service initiatives, including teaching and working on improvements in one of Lima's many shanty towns. The experience will provide participants with a view of the two sides of Lima and give them a new perspective on the obstacles that ...

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The Ecuador: Coastal Jungle program is exclusive to Good Nomad participants as it is off limits to the general public. This is a rare opportunity to experience off-the-grid living at the Jama-Coaque Reserve alongside environmentalists, conservationists, and local community members. This program is most suitable for those interested in environmental protection, reforestation, permaculture, and...

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A 10-day immersive itinerary in the heart of the Amazon Forest, in the Tapajós-Arapiuns Extractive reserve - Brazil. A combination of volunteer tourism and community based tourism designed for maximum impact. The goal is to built a plant nursery with capacity for 150,000 native seedlings at CEFA (Active Forest Experimental Center), a place maintained by Projeto Saúde e Alegria (Health and Jo...

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Alquimia Centre of Healing Arts is inviting participants to a five-day immersion experience in the stunning Laguna de la Cocha of Colombia with the sacred medicine of Kambo, Rapé, and Sananga. This is a unique experience, guiding participants to the healing power and rituals of the ancient Brazilian tribes. During the whole period of the retreat, participants will be assisted and supported by ...

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Black Sheep Inn Ecolodge features working examples of eco-living in the high rural Andes. Learn the comfort and logic of how dry composting toilets work. See creative design that interconnects features such as rainwater collectors, self-watering mini-greenhouses, hygiene and composting toilets with a view. The solar collector preheats a hot soaking pool, while a wood burning sauna keeps the wat...

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You will have your breakfast at the hotel, after which you leave at 8am to drive south side of Hjuaraz, at 25km you will visit Recuay province at 3300masl, and continue to Ticampampa 3400masl, Catac 3500masl, continue to Pachacoto from here you will turn east side by unpaved road wonderful landscape of highlands full of straw and cold wind, traditional with sheep herders, after 15km from highwa...

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Since 1971, Earthwatch Institute has been helping international participants engage in educational trips around the world including South America. Help solve the environmental challenges that the planet faces through cultural immersion and excursions in the Amazonian rainforest. The adventure travel program includes Eco Tours, Volunteerism, and Environmental Studies.

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Have fun with the five-day camping adventure in Morona Santiago. First day: Enjoy a beautiful hike along a stream with a waterfall. At the end of the day we put our tent up and have a great dinner out in the nature. Second day: After breakfast, we will depart to a site with ancient petroglyphs and produce fresh sugarcane juice ourselves. Then we will go to a nearby river, which will be o...