Adventure Travel in South America

190 Adventure Travel Abroad Programs in South America

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Peru: Sacred Mountains

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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Putney Student Travel

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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Peru Massage School - US Approved Massage Therapy Program

Massage Abroad offers the unique opportunity to learn the art and science of massage therapy and bodywork abroad. Live and Study Abroad for 4 Months and Become a US Licensed Massage Therapist! Massage Abroad is the leading international massage school for quality training in massage therapy and bodywork. Our massage program designed for English speaking students, and offers a comprehensive c...

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Spanish Immersion Gap Year with Cross-Cultural Solutions

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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Globalteer

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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Spanish Intensive Course

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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CrossContinental

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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Extreme Amazon Survival!

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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Spanish Courses with optional Volunteering & Internship

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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Projects Abroad

Travel through South America with Projects Abroad in Ecuador and have a meaningful abroad experience. Live with a host family for a month, meet new friends, and have the adventure of a lifetime. A wide range of exciting activities are offered to all international participants including island hopping, water sports, and community service.

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Volunteer with children in Chile

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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Gap Programs in Bolivia

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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New Opportunities in Nature for Chile's Summer!

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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Renovation Team - All Skillsets Needed (Free Housing!!)

We are expanding our facilities to create a new space for Veterans to find peace. It's an abandoned 10-bedroom mansion in a 45-acre coffee ranch over-looking beautiful Chinchina town. We have a pool and two jacuzzis to make new! We have floors to tile, we have walls to paint, we have landscape to create, we have alectrical & plumbing to upgrade, we have a kitchen and many other living spaces to...

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VOLUNTEER - TEFL - SPANISH - INTERNSHIPS

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 and Learn Spanish in Sucre, Bolivia

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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A Broader View Volunteers Corp

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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Volunteers For Peace, Inc. - International Voluntary Service

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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Want to take a Gap Year? Program Fees starting at USD 250

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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Pacific Discovery-Summer & Semester Programs Abroad

Discover South America with Pacific Discovery's educational travel programs in South America. Spend the summer either in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands or in Peru and participate in experiential learning adventures, including a week-long volunteer project in the Andes, mountain biking down the slopes of Mount Chimborazo, Ecuador's highest peak, and hiking up and camping out at Peru's Canyon ...

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Cacao Forest Retreat

Cacao has been considered the food of the gods for her uplifting and healing properties and for centuries Mayans have been embracing her spirit with devotion and ecstasy. The Cacao Retreat aims to introduce this wonderful plant to interns with a strong desire of self-exploration and an interest in ethnobotany and indigenous cultures. During the two-week immersion several learning methods are ...

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Mammal Inventory

You will help us to inventory the mammals that are living on the Betary Reserve. You will do this by searching for mammal traces, installing camera traps at these sites and regularly checking the camera trap footage. This information is crucial to understand the natural competition animals will face and can help us to decide where to release the animals. Depending on the quantity of footage gat...

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A City with Two Faces: Lima, Peru

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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Andes to Amazon

Students looking to experience the Amazon Rainforest, but also wanting to work side-by-side with locals on community service projects are ideal for the Amazon and Lunahuana Service Connection. Spend part of your time traversing through the jungle, exploring the plants and spotting animals. Then settle in Lunahuana where you will work with local students to improve their boarding school.

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Ecuador: Coastal Jungle

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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Travel, explore, and learn in Ecuador!

Are you ready to feel the freedom of exploring the world? To challenge yourself to be the person who you know you are capable of being? The fun never ends with Awaken! We offer month long trips for you to come and experience the wonders of Ecuador. Spend your weekends getting to know the culture and festivities all around the country. Throughout the duration of our trips you will empower your l...

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Eco-living, Permaculture and Tourism in the Andes

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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Bahia Coast Experience

This program from Ecomorro gives participants a wide perspective on Bahian culture. Knowing its nature, food, people, and activities, participants will enjoy the best of the state where Brazil was discovered. A tour leader will go with participants and serve as a bridge between them and local people. The program is ideal for people who want a healthy mix of adventures and culture, including gro...