Did you know that Peru is home to more than 1,800 species of birds? That dolphins live in the Amazon River and are pink? That the largest rodents in the world live in South America and are eaten by the locals? That sixty percent of the world’s seal population resides in Antarctica? That certain birds in the Galapagos are called boobies and have blue feet? Or that the rarely seen two-toed sloth lives in Costa Rica? Well, you do now.
From the driest desert to the lushest rainforest, mountains, wetlands, farmlands, glaciers and icebergs, Latin America and Antarctica are the perfect breeding grounds for a compilation of some of the world’s most enigmatic species of wildlife. Whether you want to get a hero shot of a butterfly the size of a bird, a brightly coloured Macaw, Llama or Penguin, or want to get up close and personal with an Armadillo or a jumping spider - you won’t be disappointed!
Chimu Adventures can help you release your inner David Attenborough. See below our suggested itineraries designed by our specialist team. Choose one of these or alter to design your own journey.
3 NIGHTS From 940

Refugio Amazonas is ideal for science enthusiasts, soft adventurers and families; located in a 200-hectare private reserve within the buffer zone of the Tambopata National Reserve.

2 NIGHTS From 740

Fly into the Bolivia Amazon - one of the most untamed sections of the Amazon and full of adventure.

9 NIGHTS From 7,430

Penguins, seals, whales and more. An Antarctica cruise with maximum wildlife - if you love animals then this one is for you. Click to learn more.

14 NIGHTS From 11,300

Explore the stark yet beautiful Franz Josef Land, the world’s northernmost archipelago, which sits high in the Russian Arctic, 900 kilometres from the North Pole.

3 NIGHTS From 620

Hacienda Concepcion caters to nature loving enthusiasts looking for an authentic Jungle experience in a comfortable and relaxing nvironment, but at a price that suits most people’s budgets.

7 NIGHTS From 4,650

The Aida Maria offers a great value cruise of the Galapagos for those on a tight budget. 8-days - Islas Santa Cruz, Floreana, Espanola & San Cristobal.

4 NIGHTS From 5,635

Venture deep into the Amazon rainforest aboard the M/V Cattleya and spend 5 days on the Amazon River, encountering a whole new variety of exotic wildlife.

4 NIGHTS From 6,645

See the Galapagos in style aboard the luxury M/Y Galapagos Sea Star Journey on this 5 day tour of the islands.