Adventure Travel – Exciting Activities to get your Heart Racing

If you’re an adrenaline junkie looking for something to get your heart racing, or someone who likes to take on physical challenges, South America has what you are craving. From exciting adventure activities to challenging day hikes and multi-day treks, you will definitely find what you are looking for in South America. And there are adventures to fit everyone’s level – rafting, for example, can be on relatively calm waters or over exciting, turbulent rapids. So no matter what kind of adventure you are looking for, we can find something perfect to add a little spice to your journey!

Adventure Experiences in South America

From sleeping in a pod on a cliff in Peru to hot dogging down Bolivia’s (in)famous Death Road, or challenging yourself with a challenging hike to the Lost City in Colombia, there is something for each adventurous spirit! Read on for some more ideas of activities you that will add some zest to your life!

Peru South America Travel


  • Visit the Skylodge, enjoying a climb up on the Via Ferrata and zipline down
  • Enjoy a multi-day hike through the Andes
  • Test your mettle with an adventure activity – rafting, mountain biking, ATV, horseback riding, and more!
Ecuador South America Travel


  • Biking along the Ruta de las Cascadas
  • Hiking in the Cotopaxi Volcano National Park
  • Try the Swing at the End of the World
Colombia South America Travel


  • Trek to the Lost City
  • Paragliding in the Chicamocha Canyon
  • Water sports in Baru, near Cartagena
Chile South America Travel


  • Exploring Patagonia on foot, by bike, or on horseback
  • Hiking through the San Pedro Atacama desert
  • Sea kayaking off the Chilean coast
Bolivia South America Travel


  • Biking on Bolivia’s famous Death Road
  • Hiking in Condoriri
  • Abseiling and Rap Jumping near La Paz
Argentina South America Travel


  • Rafting in Mendoza or in Patagonia
  • Hike the famous Mount Fitz Roy
  • Enjoy winter sports like skiing or snowshoeing in Bariloche
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