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Our Most Popular South America Tours

Machu Picchu Tours
Galapagos Cruise
Iguazu Falls Panorama
Glacier Tours

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Welcome To Ideal South America

Any travel agency can sell you a tour. Ideal South America was created to help you find the right experience, perfectly suited to your needs and requirements.

We don't sell our trips off the peg. We find out about your interests, listen to your needs and understand your concerns to customize the right itinerary for you. All our tours are private, meaning you can go where you want, when you want, and take as much time as you like.

With Ideal South America, you get the best of both worlds. Because we're a US company, we know what you're looking for and what's important to you. We answer your questions right away and make sure you get the information you need. And we also have offices in South America, giving us local, on-the-ground knowledge and expertise.

South America is a fascinating place, it's our absolute pleasure to share it with you. Welcome, and buen viaje!

Trip Reviews

First, we had a wonderful time and the trip was fun and interesting. We managed not to get sick and did not have any altitude

Alan and Judy, Peru & Ecuador

Hi Max, I can't tell you pleased we were with what you arranged for us. We, I had a great time and the fact that

Dave, Peru & Galapagos

Hey Donovan - the overall trip exceeded our expectations.  We would definitely recommend the trip, even though it was a bit expensive for our friends,

Brian S, Peru & Galapagos

HI Max and Donovan,I would like to thank you for a lovely Trip.  The Coral staff did an awesome job making our vacation spectacular.The DietrichsEcuador &

The Dietrichs, Ecuador & Galapagos

Max,Just wanted to touch base and you let know how great our trip went.  Other than AA losing Jill’s bag (which caused a bit of

Darin, Peru & Galapagos

Hi Donovan the trip through Costa Rica was fabulous. Once again you did an outstanding job giving us a trip to remember. Our guide, Charlie

Linda, Costa Rica

We had the best time ever, just an exceedingly wonderful whirlwind tour of Peru and the Galapagos. Your tour guides were so careful and aware

Jane and Sue, Peru

I had contracted with Ideal South America (ISA), after checking with eleven other travel agencies.  If you plan on a trip to South America I

Col. Ed Scholl, Peru

Max, The trip was fantastic and you put together a very nice itinerary.  The guides were very knowledgeable and the lodging was great, the flights

Ralstons & Pruesses, Peru

As promised, a while back, I am sending you some pictures from our trip to Peru. As I mentioned previously, we had an amazing time!

Peru, Eid-Heberle Family

I wanted to take a moment and thank you and your staff for planning and delivering an incredible trip! Alyssa and I had an amazing

Jake and Alyssa

Ecuador Galapagos
We are back we had a great time. Thanks for your careful planning. The Andes were spectacular, the yacht was terrific … the Galapagos amazing.

Schreibers, Florida

"We had a wonderful time on our trip. Everything went really smoothly and we enjoyed all of our excursions. It was the trip of a

Ralston Family, California

Our trip was wonderful! Everything was well organized, hotels were great, and the weather was close to perfect.

Lewis Family, Pennsylvania

Jan 2013

...the places we saw exceeded our expectations. Machu Picchu is way better than the pictures show. The Galapagos trip is also great. I guess the

Sonny & Amanda Punzalan, California

Dec 2012

The trip to Ecuador and Peru were great! We felt that all of the guides, drivers, and transfers were excellent. Everything went well

Sue Clark & Family, Washington

Peru & Ecuador, Dec 2012

Family Galapagos Tour
We had the best time and wanted to let you know that every hotel, transfer, guide, connection, tour, mode of transportation, and cruise were perfect.

Mark Stout & Family, Pennsylvania

Machu Picchu & Galapagos, Dec 2012

Machu Picchu Galapagos Tours
Thanks for the ideal trip. Everything worked out perfectly. Loved having somebody with name card at every airport to pick us up and give

Bruce Thaler, Philadelphia

Machu Picchu & Galapagos, November 2012

It was marvelous and the trip of a lifetime. If I searched for a fault in the trip I could not find one to complain

Howard Silberstein, Miami

Galapagos & Ecuador, November 2012

Thank you guys for planning our Galapagos and Machu Picchu trip. We had a great time! The transfers were punctual, and the guides

Yau Ru Chen, Los Angeles

Machu Picchu Galapagos, October 2012

Machu Picchu Tours
Thanks for arranging such an awesome trip for the Whiteside family when in Peru this week. The guides were absolutely superb

Janet Whiteside, Florida

Peru, July 2012

Iguazu Falls Trip Review
The experience from beginning to end was excellent. The combination of Sacred Valley, Iguazu ending in Rio is great

Paul Jones

Machu Picchu, Iguazu & Rio, March 2012

We just returned from our South American trip with fond memories and no hitches. Thanks to your planning and foresight.

Victor Limlingan, Travel Agent – The Philippines

Ecuador, Galapagos & Panama, June 2012

...we were so pleased with your services and will be booking with you again for our South American travel in the future!

Jennafer Bonello – Washington DC

Peru, June 2012

Ideal South America Reviews
We had a wonderful trip. everything went well and all the guides were super nice and helpful.

Hamila Atefi – Washington DC

Peru and Galapagos, May 2012

I just wanted to say thank you for all of your hard work planning my trip. It was all appreciated, and provided us with

Chris Leggat – New York

Galapagos & Machu Picchu, June 2012

Thank you so much for putting together such a wonderful trip for us. Every detail went as planned. Linda Ostrin

Linda Ostrin – Los Angeles

Peru, April 2012

Galapagos Tours
Just back from one of the most enjoyable and well put together vacation trips we have ever experienced! Thanks for putting it all together for

Rick Velategui – USA

Peru, Galapagos, Oct 2011

The hotels, guides & drivers were first class & we could not have expected anything more than what was delivered. Thank you again

Mike & Carol Lipischak

Peru, November 2011

Dear Donovan, I thought I would drop you and quick line to report the last of the trip. Everything worked out great. 100% great trip

Victor Elinoff & friends – USA

Peru Tours
  Hi there, just taking a break from our beautiful Aranwa hotel and Spa to thank you. Every tour, hotel has been beyond our wildest

Maggie Mielko & friends, Canada

Hi Donovan....our trip was worked out every detail perfect. All transfers were waiting and really helpful. Marie in Peru and William in Ecuador were

Mary Ellen Brown, USA

We had a fantastic vacation, everything went very, very smooth. Hotels were great, hotels in Urubamba and Galapagos: spectacular!! Please let me know if there

Dr. Mazur & family, USA

Again thank you is not enough words for the trip, it's an experience of a lifetime that I will not forget. GRACIAS, Excellent job Darwin

Darwin Pabico & friend, USA

Thanks for everything, Donovan. I will send a few pictures when they´re ready. We did love the trip. The yacht was really nice and I

Martha and Richard Davis, USA

Quito has been excellent! Guides have been first class. Roberto today knew a lot about the plants and animals and shared a lot with us.

Capels, USA

Trip was really great! All pick-ups and guides were right there for us, hotels were top/notch (and Inka Terra was worth it), weather cooperated, and

Caroline Thompson, USA

Peru Tour Reviews
Hi Donovan, We are home and we wanted to thank you for a truly marvelous trip. The arrangements by the local operators were terrific. They

Bob Jones, USA

As we await the transfer from Bariloche a few comments while they are fresh a) None of this is criticism. we had a super, super

Beavans, UK

Peru Tours Review
We still wonder to this day who figured out we were stuck from a strike leaving Machu Picchu and made all of the arrangements. It

Bacons & Paynes, USA

Donovan, My wife Fern and I want to thank you for what we considered one of our most enjoyable and well executed trips we have

Spike, USA

Hi Donovan As to the trip,what an incredible adventure. Your organising went 100 % and we were constantly amazed at the way everythig went according

John & Robin, South Africa

Hi Donovan Ireen and I are both safely home and nearly back on our feet after a wonderful trip. Just a quick note to say

Imelda, Ireen, Australia

Thanks a lot, we had a fantastic holiday. Everything went smooth (even the Inca Trail) and we're really satisfied with the service your company provided.

Lill Tove Witnas, Norway

Donovan: I thought you would like to know that the trip you planned for us was wonderful, informative, and EXHAUSTING. Thank you. The hotels were

the Herbergs, USA

Good afternoon Donovan A quick note to say thanks very much for your organization of our vacation. We all had a great time, and the

Garry Hodge, Australia

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