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Jul 12, 2021

The best cities in South America

Martha Hales

Whether you seek the buzz of a metropolis or the solitude of an edge of the world port, you can find it in South America. The myriad nations each have exciting cities to discover, every one with its own distinct character and culture... Which will you head for on your next South America trip?

ArgentinaBrazilChile, +3
23 days
from £4,420 pp

Unforgettable South America

EcuadorPeruArgentina, +3
Cross BorderHighlightsGreat Journeys, +4
10 days
from £1,630 pp

Peru Adventure

CyclingWalking & HikingAdventure, +4
Nov 27, 2019

Best of both worlds

Martha Hales

Many of our itinerary ideas offer a range of activities designed to make your trip into a memorable adventure, and some of them include remarkable contrasts offering you the best of both worlds on your holiday - think urban and rural, nature and culture, mountains and coastlines.

UgandaEcuadorVietnam, +2
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
ClassicWalking & HikingSafari, +1
Nov 15, 2019

Hiking in Peru

Martha Hales

From the famous Inca Trail to the slopes of Rainbow Mountain, we've gathered together our top routes for trekking in Peru.

MayJuneJuly, +4
Walking & Hiking
Nov 8, 2019

Ultimate holiday destinations

Martha Hales

We have some inspiration for a selection of the best ‘trip of a lifetime’ destinations to help you narrow down your options. Our handpicked local partners are based in their destination, and if anyone can arrange that special bucket-list trip, they can.

Galapagos IslandsArgentinaSri Lanka, +13
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
AdventureClassicCultural, +3
Aug 8, 2019

Best active holiday destinations

Martha Hales

We've gathered together our top destinations around the world for active holidays. From hiking to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to skiing in Kyrgyzstan, there's a trip to suit all adventure lovers and thrill-seekers!

MozambiqueColombiaEcuador, +32
AdventureCoastCycling, +2
Aug 3, 2019

Indigenous people of the world

Martha Hales

In celebration of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, we've gathered together our top itineraries which grant travellers the privilege of spending time with, and meeting, native communities.

EthiopiaBelizePeru, +9
Off the Beaten Path
Nov 12, 2018

Where to go hiking

Samantha Fergusson

We've picked out the best destinations for your next hiking holiday, from Japan where you can follow the ancient Nakasendo Trail, to Kyrgyzstan or Namibia, where the breathtaking landscapes are best discovered on foot...

PeruPhilippinesKyrgyzstan, +7
Walking & HikingOff the Beaten PathAdventure
Oct 1, 2018

Strange beasts and where to find them

Corinne Homer

The world is home to some weird and wonderful creatures, and here at TravelLocal we often come across them as we research destinations with our local experts. From the rarely seen pink fairy armadillo to the alien appearance of the snub nosed monkey, find out our favourite strange beasts and where to find them...

Myanmar (Burma)OmanKenya, +12
WildlifeOff the Beaten PathUnique to TravelLocal
8 days
from £1,490 pp

Peru Panorama

12 days
from £2,070 pp

The Incas & the Amazon Rainforest

HistoryCulturalFood & Drink, +2
Apr 2, 2018

Celebrating Cusco's sacred Sun Festival

Claudia Posada-Fawcett

Cusco's Inti Raymi festival fills its streets with flowers, dancing, life and colourful costumes. Here we have gathered together some fascinating details about its history and current festivities. Read on to discover more.

CulturalFestivalsFood & Drink, +1
Jan 26, 2018

Off the beaten track Peru

Claudia Posada

Here we've looked at the best lesser-known treks and alternative experiences in Peru to get you off the beaten track in this wonderful country.

MayJuneJuly, +2
Off the Beaten PathWalking & HikingCultural
10 days
from £1,790 pp

Classic Peru

MayJuneJuly, +5
Walking & HikingFood & DrinkHistory
4 days
from £820 pp

Classic four-day Inca Trail experience

MayJuneJuly, +8
AdventureWalking & HikingHistory
16 days
from £3,000 pp

Chile, Bolivia and Peru

JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
CulturalWalking & HikingCross Border
Apr 18, 2017

In The Spotlight: Hilary Bradt

Timothy Vivian-Shaw

We caught up with Hilary Bradt to chat about what inspires her and how the famous Bradt Guides have evolved over the years…

Off the Beaten PathAdventure
Feb 27, 2017

Peru's Sacred Valley

Kati Taylor

Take time to explore the Sacred Valley on your way to Machu Picchu and get to know Peru’s lesser known Inca sites...

MayJuneJuly, +2
HistoryOff the Beaten PathWalking & Hiking
Feb 10, 2017

Top 5 Unexpected Sunshine Spots

Martha Hales

Think outside the box and try one of these unexpected sunshine destinations - read on for our top, off-the-beaten-track recommendations…

Myanmar (Burma)PeruUganda, +2
Undiscovered BeachesOff the Beaten Path
Dec 14, 2016

Rejuvenate and feel great!

Martha Hales

Take some time for yourself this new year and get away from the stresses of modern life. These detox destinations are sure to bring you back to your senses…

PeruIndiaJordan, +2