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Central & South America: Day Trips & Extensions


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Below are Goway’s Central & South America day tours and extensions listed in alphabetical order by city. They combine well with our Central & South America stopovers/city breaks. As experts in customizing itineraries to suit your personal interests, time available and budget, we look forward to being of service to you.

Day Trips

  • Quito: City Full Day Tour

    Your comprehensive city tour includes visits to residential neighborhoods at the northern end of the city, visiting the "Guapulo Mirador", passing through the 12 of October Avenue up to the Culture House and the Legislative Palace.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Quito: Cotopaxi Full Day Tour

    Head on a full-day tour of one of Ecuador’s greatest icons: Cotopaxi Volcano. Venture to Cotopaxi National Park to see snow-capped summits, learn about major eruptions, and hike to Volcan Cotopaxi’s Jose Ribas Refuge to enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding Andean peaks.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Quito: Cotopaxi Volcano Helicopter Scenic Adventure

    Experience the wonders of Cotopaxi Volcano from high in the air on this scenic helicopter tour. This short flight over and around this world-famous peak is the best way to see one of the highest active volcanoes in the world and appreciate its nearly-perfect conical shape.
    Duration:
    56 Minutes
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Quito: Ecuadorian Flavors: Gourmet Cooking Lesson

    Head to one of Quito’s most renowned restaurants to learn to cook Ecuadorian dishes under the guidance of one of the city’s most acclaimed chefs before feasting on the incredible flavours. Equip yourself with expert knowledge and delicious recipes to take home with you.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Quito: Mindo Cloud Forest with Lunch Full Day Tour

    Explore one of Ecuador’s iconic ecological regions: the Mindo Cloud Forest. Traverse through a rainforest defined by its cloudy canopies and spot birds and orchids in this abundant and biodiverse region two hours west of Quito.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Quito: Night Tour with La Ronda

    Explore La Ronda in Old Town Quito, a famous street known for its workshops and stores. In the company of a local guide, you’ll tour the workshops to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Ecuadorian craftsmanship before capping off your tour with some ice cream.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Quito: Otavalo Market Full Day Tour

    Connect with people and art on this journey to Otavalo, an indigenous town north of Quito. Admire ponchos and rugs and acquire a few of these famous wares for yourself in the marketplaces of Plaza de los Ponchos. Your souvenirs will forever be a reminder of one of Latin America’s most spectacular markets and connect you back to Ecuadorian culture.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Quito: Papallacta Hot Springs with Lunch Full Day Tour

    Soak in the famous hot springs of the Ecuadorian Amazon Basin in the resort of Papallacta. Relax in the sulfate alkaline thermal pools, calming every ache and pain, before walking the nearby forest to see unusual paper trees and enjoying a refreshing lunch.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Quito: Unique Dining at Terra Restaurant

    Enjoy a night out at one of Quito’s hottest restaurants in the heart of the city. At Terra, you’ll enjoy dinner and wine that transforms Ecuador’s best ingredients into world-class dishes capturing the best tastes and methods of modern gastronomy.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Quito: Unique Dining Dinner Experience

    Take advantage of Ecuador’s amazing variety of food and drink on this dinner night out. Head to La Ronda Restaurant for a prix fixe dinner and glass of wine in the heart of Quito, enjoying Ecuadorian culinary delights in one of the city’s most celebrated eateries.
    Duration:
    2 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Ecuador See Trip Details
  • Rio de Janeiro: Complete City Full Day Tour

    Enjoy a guided tour through the highlights of Rio de Janeiro. Drive through downtown Rio, seeing the Sambodrome and Cinelandia Square, ride the cable car at Sugar Loaf, and climb to the top of Corcovado Mountain to see Christ the Redeemer stretching his arms out to the city’s over six million inhabitants.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Rio de Janeiro: Schooner Adventure Guanabara Bay

    Head onto the magnificent harbour of Rio de Janeiro and admire its breathtaking sights on this schooner adventure across the bay. Journeying on the waters of Guanabara Bay, you’ll spot historical buildings and the old fort of Santa Cruz and learn about the city’s famous history.
    Duration:
    6 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Riviera Maya: Chichen Itza Ruins Full Day Tour

    Take advantage of your location to explore the greatest archaeological treasure in the Yucatan: Chichen Itza. This guided tour takes you through the ancient Mayan capital’s assortment of pyramids, tombs, and temples, allowing you to witness one of Central America’s supreme achievements of archaeological beauty.
    Duration:
    7 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Mexico See Trip Details
  • Riviera Maya: Tulum Ruins Full Day Tour

    Take a day to explore one of the highlights of the Riviera Maya, the remarkably-preserved ruins of Coba. During your exploration of this port city, you’ll visit the Temple of the Frescoes with its incredible artworks and figurines, as well as learn about what made this Mayan fortress so important during the Spanish conquest.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Mexico See Trip Details
  • San Jose: Arenal with La Paz Waterfall Half Day Tour

    Explore the scenic La Paz Waterfall Gardens on this half-day tour from San Jose. You'll hike trails that take you alongside spectacular waterfalls, spot hummingbirds, reptiles, and butterflies at wildlife exhibits, and experience the gardens' stunning natural beauty.
    Duration:
    5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Costa Rica See Trip Details
  • San Jose: Pacuare River Rafting Full Day Tour

    Embark on an exciting adventure down the white-water rapids of the Pacuare River. Traversing the 29 kilometres between San Martin and Siquirres, you’ll pass rainforest gorges and cascading waterfalls, giving you a view of Costa Rica’s breathtaking wilderness as well as a heart-pounding adventure.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Costa Rica See Trip Details
  • Santiago: Casas del Bosque Winery Full Day Tour

    Spend a day visiting one of Chile’s most celebrated wineries. Head 70km west of Santiago to reach Casas del Bosque, where you’ll tour the facilities, learn about wine production, sample varieties like Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, and Riesling, and enjoy a gourmet lunch.
    Duration:
    9 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Chile See Trip Details
  • Santiago: Embalse el Yeso Full Day Tour

    Journey east of Chile’s capital to explore the mountain reservoir of Embalse el Yeos. This reservoir is renowned for its deep turquoise waters and beautiful views. Along the way, you’ll stop off at the mountain town of San Jose de Maipo and the abandoned train tunnel of Tunel del Tinoco.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Chile See Trip Details
  • Santiago: Like a Native Half Day Tour

    Experience the city like a true “Santiaguino” on this guided tour of Santiago. Ride the metro to see some of the city’s gorgeous subway stations, visit the stock exchange, pass through local markets, dine in a local hideaway, and sample Terremoto, a local cocktail that’s like an alcoholic ice cream.
    Duration:
    5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Chile See Trip Details
  • Santiago: Valparaiso & Wine Half Day Tour

    Take a morning in Santiago to explore nearby Valparaiso, Chile’s main port and legislative capital. Explore the city’s landmarks such as Sotomayo Square before touring the beach resort of Vina del Mar and visiting a winery to enjoy some of the country’s finest wines.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Chile See Trip Details
  • Santiago: VIK Winery Full Day Tour

    Head on a full-day wine tour of the VIK Winery to sample some of the best Chilean wine and learn about the winemaking process. In addition to a winery tour and sampling, you’ll enjoy the state-of-the-art facilities and gorgeous location in the valley.
    Duration:
    9 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Chile See Trip Details
  • Santiago: Vina del Mar, Valparaiso and Matetic Winery Full Day Tour

    Explore highlights outside of Santiago on this full-day tour. Heading west of Santiago, you’ll visit the port city of Valparaiso, stroll through the Garden City of Vina del Mar to see its collection of casinos, restaurants, and beaches, and tour the Matetic Winery, one of Chile’s most respected wineries.
    Duration:
    12 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Chile See Trip Details
  • Ushuaia 4 x 4 Off Road Adventure

    Experience Patagonia’s rugged terrain and discover natural landmarks that’ll take your breath away on this off-road adventure from Ushuaia. Take a day to explore the Garibaldi Pass, Escondido Lake, and Fagnano Lake by 4X4, passing through forests and mountains as you go.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
    Argentina See Trip Details
  • Ushuaia: End of the World Train Half Day Tour

    The End of the World Train ride is the world's southernmost train. Built on the backs of the convicts who were imprisoned in Ushuaia, it is a testament to the fortitude of the cities very first, though indentured, citizens.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips, Rail Travel Ideas
    Argentina See Trip Details
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