Activities

Traveling the world is an incredible way to expand your mind and experience the thrill of new adventures. At Turpial Travel & Adventure, we know there’s more than one way to see the world, so we offer a variety of activity options to appeal to each person’s particular style. Our South American trips feature activities ranging from low key nature observation, to cultural exploration, to serious adventure activities. No matter which set of adventure activities you choose, you’ll have the opportunity to explore Chile and Venezuela through the eyes of locals while practicing sustainable travel practices. Our trips all have a designated difficulty level to ensure that you will be able to enjoy the adventure activities of your choice in a manner appropriate for your personal fitness.

For the hardcore adventurer, we provide a variety of tours that include athletic adventure activities. We offer full-scale trekking adventures with a wide variety of locations and difficulty levels to give you an up close and personal look at the terrain and wildlife of the jungle, the desert, or the rainforest. For a truly extreme trip, try rafting through the dramatic water landscapes of Chile and Venezuela, mountain biking through stunning scenery, or getting a view from above by paragliding over the South American sights. Kayaking and diving adventure activities provide further ways to explore the water, and you can expand your on land experience with hiking, climbing, and canyoning. All of these activities can be done at a variety of difficulty levels, so you’ll be able to choose exactly the right amount of adventure for you.

Visit extraordinary collections of archeological sites throughout South America such as the Moais in Easter Island, Chile or travel through magnificent ancient, ruined like Ciudad Perdida in Colombia or Machu Pichu in Peru. Learn about the lifestyle of these ancient communities that were marked by its geography, history, economical activities, and customs A magical world of education, leisure and adventure awaits in these magnificent archeological tours.  

There’s something magical about watching the animal kingdom’s winged species flit and fly across the landscape. With more than 33 percent of the planet’s bird species represented in the natural population, South America is one of the best places on earth to go birding. At Turpial Travel, we offer five exciting bird watching South America excursions that include bird watching at all levels of intensity. We invite you to see both migratory and endemic species while simultaneously taking in the drama of the Venezuelan Mountains and enjoying the unique culture of the country’s people.   At the easy difficulty level, we have two different trips that allow you to experience the excitem ... Read More.

Canyoning (known as canyoneering in the United States), is one of the most exciting and unique outdoor activities available in South America. More than simply canyon hiking, canyoning allows you to fully explore a canyon using a variety of techniques that may include walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling, and even swimming. Because of the rappelling, ropework, technical climbing, technical jumps, and technical swims involved in canyoning, this sport requires a bit of gear, including climbing hardware, static ropes, helmets, wetsuits, packs, rope bags, and special shoes. Don’t worry, though, we’ll provide the equipment when you come on one of our canyon hiking adventures. Canyoning may sound complicated, but our kn ... Read More.

It’s no secret that Colombia is famous for its coffee. Colombian coffee is considered one of the best coffee in the world. Since the middle of the 19th century, the coffee bean has played important social, economic, and even political roles for the country, with an influence that extends unquestionably into the rest of the world. Plantation tours are packed with culture and history, and include visits to the coffee fields, roasters, and cafés. Take one of these tours and you’re guaranteed to learn the ins and outs of coffee production, as well as to enjoy one of the world’s freshest cups of coffee.

With stunning and varied terrain that stretches from the Caribbean to the Earth’s most southern reaches, South America is the ideal destination for hiking and climbing enthusiasts. From spectacular natural attractions to fascinating archaeological ruins, hikers and climbers in South America get a unique experience to see the best of what this continent has to offer. To help you get the most out of South America, Turpial Travel has put together a wide selection of adventure trips through Chile, Venezuela, Colombia and Brazil. Whether your dream is climbing Humboldt’s Peak or hiking Patagonia, one of these seven trips is sure to be the adventure of a lifetime. All of our hiking and climbing adventure trips are physical adve ... Read More.

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On the other hand, if you wish to take a gentler, more relaxing approach to your South American vacation, browse through trips including the less strenuous choices from our adventure activities menu. You can enjoy the complex flavors and aromas of South American wine on a wine tasting tour or spend several days lying in the sun on one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. If it’s nature tours you’re after, you can enjoy birding, photography, and wildlife watching with the help of experienced local guides or get another perspective on the coast watching from a sailboat with a cocktail in hand. If you want to explore the cities of South America, our city tours will show you museums, landmarks, restaurants, and shopping.

 

With our wide variety of tour packages, you can mix and match to get the combination of adventure activities that will make your trip a once in a lifetime experience with the right combination of exhilarating adventure and rejuvenating relaxation. Once you’ve chosen your trip, we will take care of the details including accommodations and meals. So if you’re ready for an unforgettable vacation, full of adventure activities where you don’t have to deal with any of the hassles of planning, contact Turpial Travel today to book your South America trip. Our local guides can’t wait to show you the beautiful hidden treasures of their countries.